Caret irregularly moves when the text area automatically expands in Translate extension
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When editing a large chunk of texts in the Translate extension, the caret sometimes irregularly moves to the top left corner. This forces me to move back the caret and re-enter the cancelled part of the text.

The condition under which this happens seems to be:

  • when using Japanese input methods
  • when editing a large chunk of texts
  • when the text area automatically expands as I almost fill it

This happened on the installations the Translate extention on meta.wikimedia.org and translatewiki.net.
My environment is IBus 1.3.99.20110818 Ubuntu Linux 11.10.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
Whiteboard: tux-fixed

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whym created this task.Jun 14 2012, 12:23 PM

What browser?

whym added a comment.Dec 3 2012, 2:12 PM

(In reply to comment #1)

What browser?

Firefox 17.0 reproduced this bug on Meta's current installation. Although I was on an older version of it when I initially reported this, the problem still persists with 17.0.

Chromium (20.0.1132.47 Ubuntu 12.04 (144678)) doesn't seem to have this problem. In a couple of trials with entering a large chunk of Japanese texts, it didn't happen.

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