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VisualEditor: Using browser native interactive spell-check tool causing repeated automatic deletion in Chrome
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Chrome Version 33.0.1750.152

  1. Access spelling suggestion from right click menu
  2. characters begin to be deleted (video attached)


  1. Page content becomes corrupted, strange character insertions, loss of formatting. (image attached)

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
OS: Mac OS X 10.9
Platform: Macintosh
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Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 3:09 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz63462.

Created attachment 15013
random character insertion and lack of formatting.


Screenshot_2014-04-02_22.46.58.png (988×949 px, 296 KB)

Could not reproduce the problem on with Chrome 40 on Fedora 21.
Could not reproduce either by randomly trying on
Only one insertion/string replacement (as expected).

Is this still an issue nowadays?

Jdforrester-WMF claimed this task.

Agreed, we've fixed this.