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Bug 1796485

Summary: Context menus are invisible close to window border
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Berend De Schouwer <>
Component: firefoxAssignee: Gecko Maintainer <gecko-bugs-nobody>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 31CC: 0xalen+redhat, alan.ernhart, anto.trande, elxreno, gecko-bugs-nobody, jericb, jhorak, john.j5live, kengert, ks1322, pjasicek, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann, stransky
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Description Berend De Schouwer 2020-01-30 14:46:19 UTC
Description of problem:

Context menus are sometimes invisible when they are started close to the bottom of the screen.  Sometimes the menus are visible, but the highlight is missing.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

This wasn't a problem in 72.0.1-1

How reproducible:

Sometimes.  One minute it works, the next it doesn't, without restarting the browser.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a web page
2. Find a link close to the bottom of the screen
3. Right click

Actual results:

One of:
1. context menu invisible
2. context menu visible, choice/highlight invisible
3. context menu visible, choice visible

Note: it's invisible, but it reacts to mouse clicks

Expected results:

Context menu displays normally, all the time.


Scroll the web page, so there's enough space for the context menu to appear, and the menu will appear normally.

Additional info:

Running on Gnome/Wayland

Context menu is invisible, but it does work.  If you click on (nothing) you'll get the required action.

Invisible means no context menu, not even a white rectangle.

Sub-menus are visible if there's enough screen space to display them, even though the context menu is invisible.

Tried and replicated in Adwaita and other themes.

Comment 1 ks1322 2020-02-02 18:27:13 UTC
Almost always reproduces for me when left clicking a link somewhere at the bottom of the screen.
This behavior appeared in 72.0.1-2. In 72.0.1-1 there was no problem.

Comment 2 ks1322 2020-02-04 10:22:38 UTC
I think it is duplicate of Bug 1793854

Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2020-02-07 07:30:18 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1793854 ***