Dragging the scroll bar of a text area with selected text initiates a text drag and drop with a broken thumbnail

Confirmed Issue #10689764 • Assigned to Rick J.


Jools C.
Jan 27, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

See title for description.

Steps to reproduce:
Navigate to https://jsfiddle.net/JoolsCaesar/usm9nb7n/
Put focus in the text area.
Hit Ctrl+A to select all the text.
Click and drag either scrollbar’s thumbtack.
This will likely begin a text drag drop with a thumbnail that contains the text and some outter elements.
See attached gif


Comments and activity

  • This bug was also present in IE11

  • FYI: Attached gif is animated.

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

    Changed Assigned To from “Brad E.” to “James M.”

    Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

    Changed Assigned To to “Rick J.”

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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