user-select: none is not preserving previous text selection

Won’t fix Issue #6274481


Jan 22, 2016
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  • select text in the div at the bottom (contenteditable)
  • drag with your mouse inside the ‘toolbar’ div (that has -ms-user-select: none;) above the contenteditable

Expected Results:

text selection shouldn’t be lost over elements with -ms-user-select: none;

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Frank O.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Amit J.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “IE S.” to “James M.”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. At this time we do not plan on making this change. Your feedback is very helpful to us and we look forward to working with you again.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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