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age bug during creating firefox account

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Hi, sorry but this is the only way that I found to report a bug. So during creating firefox account for Russia there is a field for age. I put there 33. Then I scroll down to the button "Create account" and received that my age is too small

It happened because accidentely I put the cursor to the age field and start to scroll down. And my age came to 0 and I didnt notice it. The age field has wrong field type

Hope it helps, thanks!

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That is how Number fields and Select/Option work, so when such a field has focus you can modify its value via the Up and Down key and with the scroll wheel. Best is to remember this and press the Tab key to set focus to the next element.

Reinstalling Firefox because of this is rather drastic because you would likely only have to close and restart Firefox. A reinstall doesn't affect the profile folder and that is where this data would have been stored.

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I don't think this data is stored somewhere.

Did you try to close and restart Firefox or possibly reboot and give it another try ?

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Dear Cor-el, thank you for fast answer!

Looks like I gave misunderstanding explanation. Yes, I had a problem, and yes I resolve it by full deleting Firefox from the laptop and install it again. But I think that it is a bug that the field for typing Age during the Firefox account creating allows to change it's value by scrolling. It is not expected behaviour and in rare case leads to unavalability to create a firefox account. It is a minor bug. If you know how to report it to firefox developers then please do it. If not then lets close this question

Look at picture - the mouse coursor is above age field. If you scroll the age will change. Hence the one can change the age to zero and receive a refuse for account creating as did I

Thanks!

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That is how Number fields and Select/Option work, so when such a field has focus you can modify its value via the Up and Down key and with the scroll wheel. Best is to remember this and press the Tab key to set focus to the next element.

Reinstalling Firefox because of this is rather drastic because you would likely only have to close and restart Firefox. A reinstall doesn't affect the profile folder and that is where this data would have been stored.