perhaps it is trying to fire the default clicking for the href .... try to 
substitue the href for a span or somehting and see if it stops it ... if it 
does then you need to add an event.stop to stop the default behaviour of the 
href element


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Amoyal" <>
To: "Prototype &" <>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 9:33 AM
Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: scriptaculous draggable bug in ie7?

This only seems to happen when I have content iframed into the page

On Dec 12, 5:31 pm, Tony Amoyal <> wrote:
> I have a draggable div, in the example below it is
> "song_list_item_239368_0".
> <div style="position: relative;" class="song"
> id="song_list_item_239368_0">
> <div class="play_button"></div>
> <div class="song_info">Atlantic City> by <a href="/artist/2999"
> id="artist_link_239368" onmousedown="mouseDownOnLink(this);"
> onmouseup="testOnMouseUp(this);">Bruce Springsteen</a>
> </div>
> </div>
> As you can see, there is a link inside the draggable div. In IE7, when
> I mouse down on the link and start dragging, sometimes the draggable
> freezes and it is not until my mouse is up that it comes back to the
> cursor. At that point I can drag it without my mouse down which is not
> the experience I want. Also sometimes when it freezes my cursor turns
> into a circle with a line over it (think of the no smoking signs).
> This seems like a bug in scriptaculous. Has anyone else experienced
> this issue? My guess is that some event is causing this but I have
> been having trouble figuring this out because it does not happen 100%
> of the time I drag. I have done some SERIOUS debugging on this issue
> and could use a fresh perspective. Thank you!

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