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  • Firefox 68 having issue with Ad Hoc drop down list selection

    • Features: Ad Hoc Version: v7.2, v7.1, v6.4 Product: JasperReports® Server


    After upgrading Firefox browser to version 68.0.x, users have an issue with making a selection from the drop-down menu in the Ad Hoc View Panel.


    The values cannot change when clicking on the drop down list.


    This is a client side defect that was reported in the following incident:

    • JS-34685: Dropdown in Ad Hoc View not working with Firefox v.68

    This defect is fixed in the major release, TIBCO JasperReports 7.5, which is available for download via TIBCO eDelivery. 

    Until a fix is in place, the workarounds available are:

    1. Use a different internet browser such as Chrome or Internet Explorer.

    2. Use the UP/DOWN arrow keys from the keyboard to make the selection.

    You can also import attached theme. This introduced CSS fix metioned in the comment section below


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    So the solution is as follows: 

    1. Log in as an administrator with access to the "default" theme you use to download it. 
    2. Click View > Repository and expand the Themes folder if necessary. 
    3. Right-click the theme folder you want to download and select Export.
    4. The server prompts you to save the file named <theme-name>.zip. Save it anywhere on your computer. 
    5. Use an archiving or compression utility to extract the files from the ZIP file and save them on your computer. 
    6. Find a file controls.css (/themes/default/controls.css) 
    7. Open with any text editor, jump to line 2016 (might differ) to find the following block

      .toolbar .dropList {      width:auto;      margin-top: 4px;      margin-right: 8px;      margin-left: 8px; }

      change it to

      .toolbar .dropList {      width:auto;      margin-top: 4px;      margin-right: 8px;      margin-left: 8px;      display: block; }

    8. Create a zip archive with the theme files. 
    9. Go to jasper server > manage > server settings > import > choose the archive with the theme > tick include themes option and press import. 
    10. Refresh your browser page ctrl+f5. Restart of application server might be required if you see no changes. 
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