[Bug 147515] New: Drop down lists for spellchecker and Bookmarks open under the cursor which causes erroneous selection
d2gallagher at nc.rr.com
Tue Jul 3 20:32:18 BST 2007
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Summary: Drop down lists for spellchecker and Bookmarks open
under the cursor which causes erroneous selection
AssignedTo: kdepim-bugs kde org
ReportedBy: d2gallagher nc rr com
Version: 1.9.7 (using KDE 3.5.7, compiled sources)
Compiler: Target: i586-mandriva-linux-gnu
OS: Linux (i686) release 188.8.131.52.tex5
This may be a general KDE operational issue. In both Kmail and Konqueror, if you right-click on a drop down menu item with a large number of entries like Spellchecker for the misspelled word "speel" the list of options should be "drop down" and start below (or above if towards bottom of screen page) the position of the cursor. Instead, it fills up the whole height of the user's screen with the options in the list such that one of the options is now directly under the user's cursor position and thus when you release the right-click button it selects that entry which is wrong. The list needs to remain open until the end user selects the correct choice via a left-click action. This also can happen in Konqueror if you click on the Bookmarks button and you have a moderate amount of bookmarks - depressing the left-click button while over the Bookmark button opens the drop-down list but if alot of entries it fills to the top of the screen and when you release the button it selects what ever is under the cursor position. Again, it should start beneath the cursor position (note if the item happens to be a Folder then you luck out and the contents of the folder are displayed in a subfolder but if the item an actual URL entry then it gets selected/launched).
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