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Adobe Flash Player 11.3  -  Bug 3227744

Created on Friday, June 29, 2012

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[Platform_Mac]Right click on site dropdown menus which appear above flash content won't work, Flash eats the click event.


Problem Description:
The flash content underneath a dropdown menu seems to block control clicks or right clicks.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Visit
2. Check to make sure the leaderboard ad is flash based, otherwise reload
3. Hover over the "Chowhound Discussions" dropdown menu on the page
4. Control click (or right click) on a menu item which appears on top of the flash ad content

Actual Result:
Nothing happens. Firefox contextual menu does not appear

Expected Result:
Firefox contextual menu should appear with options like "Open in new window" or "Inspect Element"

Any Workarounds:
Workarounds depend on which contextual menu item you're seeking.
Best workaround is to switch to Chrome or Safari

Test Configuration

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App Language(s) ALL
OS Language(s) ALL
Platform(s) Mac 10.7 64-bit
Browser(s) Firefox 11

Notes (2)

  • Jing Chen

    2:26:48 AM GMT+00:00 Aug 15, 2012


    Thank you very much for reporting.

    I've reproduced this issue locally. Unfortunately, there is no plan to fix it in this version of Flash Player. I appreciate anyone who encounters this issue give it a vote. We will adjust its priority accordingly and decide its impacts.

    Thank you very much,

  • meshain

    3:51:23 PM GMT+00:00 Jun 29, 2012

    I have verified this in Firefox 12 and 13 which were not options in the bug reporting tool.

Duplicate ID
Reported By meshain


State Open
Status ToTrack


Priority 3-High
Frequency All users will encounter
Failure Type Non Functioning
Product Area Browser Integration


Found In Build 11.3.300.262
Fixed In Build

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