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Bug 13938 - Explicitly allow UAs to let the user execute commands without author intervention
Summary: Explicitly allow UAs to let the user execute commands without author interven...
Alias: None
Product: WebAppsWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HISTORICAL - HTML Editing APIs (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aryeh Gregor
QA Contact: HTML Editing APIs spec bugbot
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-08-28 17:05 UTC by Aryeh Gregor
Modified: 2011-09-19 21:23 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Aryeh Gregor 2011-08-28 17:05:23 UTC
Reportedly, Safari lets users do bold/italics/underline from the context menu and by the usual shortcuts.  We should note explicitly that they can do this.  It might be a good idea for authors to be able to override this in some fashion, too.
Comment 1 Ehsan Akhgari [:ehsan] 2011-08-28 21:31:18 UTC
For overriding, authors can use the "beforeeditaction" event, right?
Comment 2 Aryeh Gregor 2011-08-29 18:28:48 UTC
If the author just cancels the event to override it, then a context menu option will do nothing.  It would be better if the author could tell the browser not to provide the context menu option at all.
Comment 3 Ehsan Akhgari [:ehsan] 2011-08-30 19:33:37 UTC
Good point.
Comment 4 Aryeh Gregor 2011-09-19 21:23:41 UTC

I didn't allow any special way for authors to override it at this point.