Links to posts aren't auto-selected reliably


(Felix Freiberger) #1

When clicking the share-button on a posts, the links is helpfully selected for easy copying:

However, this stops working most of the time as soon as I click on anything on the page, e.g. the white background. Afterwards, the popups still open, but without the text being preselected. Reloading the page temporarily fixes this.

I’m running Chrome Version 48.0.2564.109 m (64-bit)


Share post URL text displaying as link on touch devices
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(Joshua Rosenfeld) #2

I have noticed this as well. I was thinking it was related to having a touch interface attached, but the clicking anything else on the page seems to do it for me as well.


(Felix Freiberger) #3

Interesting – I do have a touch interface, too!


(Joshua Rosenfeld) #4

This might then be related to


There were some issues previously with other dialogs that appear differently on touch interfaces versus others, and the fix was to only make changes on iOS, not all touch devices.