Wierd Firefox Cursor in PHP Admin

By | July 18, 2007

What is this? It’s like a little cursor nose.

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UPDATE: John Resig of Mozilla and jQuery fame has provided the answer. To Firefox this is a feature when you mix right-to-left or left-to-right text-directions. The little tick tells the user which direction the text should go. I can almost guarantee that no user gets that. 99.99% of users will think its a bug. Bad UX.

Here is an article discussing how it happens. And a sample confused user, with dozens of confused readers.

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