pidgin pastes url twice when dragged from firefox3 to pidgin send box

Bug #260941 reported by causeitsme on 2008-08-24
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Pidgin
New
Unknown
pidgin (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

When I want to send a URL to a friend I like to double click in the address bar of Firefox and it highlights the entire URL and then I can drag it to the pidgin window and drop it in the send box. However, what actually happens is when I drag the URL it pastes it twice.

Example of what you'll see in the send box after dropping:

http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=1568171329http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=1568171329

What it should be:

http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=1568171329

If I highlight the URL by any other means and don't drag it but instead right-click and Copy, then go to Pidgin and right-click and Paste, then it works properly.

Pidgin 2.4.1 and 2.5.0

Andreas Moog (amoog) wrote :

Confirming this for Pidgin 2.5.0. I reported this to the developers, you can track the status and make comments here: http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/6751

Thanks for the report.

Changed in pidgin:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in pidgin:
status: Unknown → New
Andreas Moog (amoog) on 2008-08-24
description: updated
C de-Avillez (hggdh2) wrote :

setting triaged, Low.

Changed in pidgin:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Andreas Moog (amoog) wrote :

This looks like it has been fixed, I can't reproduce anymore. Is anyone still experiencing the doubling of urls?

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Incomplete
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