Opened on 05/09/2014 at 08:48:11 AM

Closed on 05/15/2014 at 09:04:16 AM

Last modified on 05/15/2014 at 09:08:26 AM

#453 closed defect (worksforme)

[Chrome] Persistent loading icon when viewing pdf

Reported by: arthur Assignee:
Priority: P2 Milestone:
Module: Platform Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform:
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
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Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Update 1
Chrome 34.0.1847.131 m
ABP 1.8.1 or
Only EasyList enabled

How to reproduce

  1. Open a PDF file (e. g.

Observed behaviour

The loading icon doesn't stop.

To reproduce this again you might need to clear the cache. It seem to only appear with EasyList enabled but the ad counter doesn't show anyhing blocked.

Expected behaviour

It should disappear once the PDF is fully loaded.

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comment:1 Changed on 05/09/2014 at 08:58:09 AM by philll

  • Priority changed from P4 to P3

Even worse: In many cases of trying to open the PDF, the Chrome tab of Chrome 34.0.1847.131 m crashed immediately. Chrome 35.0.1916.99 beta-m shows the described bug behaviour but doesn't crash the tab.

comment:2 Changed on 05/09/2014 at 10:25:58 AM by mapx

  • Cc added

comment:3 Changed on 05/09/2014 at 01:08:15 PM by philll

  • Priority changed from P3 to P2

Also occures with, even Chrome 35 crashed immediately in my test environment with Win 7 Enterprise. However, with, I am just facing the described issue, but no crashs.

comment:4 follow-up: Changed on 05/14/2014 at 06:32:43 PM by nino

I am new here. How can I add my name to the cc list? (Which I presume is the notification list for updates)

comment:5 Changed on 05/14/2014 at 06:37:39 PM by mapx

it seems the issue was the same here:
#1188: 2014-05-14 16:25 +0200 Sebastian Noack
Issue 450 - Create shadow root immediatelly instead inside the reponse callback

it's working with the last dev build (1188)

comment:6 in reply to: ↑ 4 Changed on 05/14/2014 at 06:43:15 PM by mapx

Replying to nino:

I am new here. How can I add my name to the cc list? (Which I presume is the notification list for updates)

it's not possible for all users, there is a ...ticket still in waiting:

comment:7 Changed on 05/15/2014 at 08:05:48 AM by philll

comment:8 Changed on 05/15/2014 at 09:04:16 AM by philll

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

I just retested the issue with the current dev build and could not reproduce the issue any longer.

comment:9 Changed on 05/15/2014 at 09:08:26 AM by sebastian

This was fixed with #450.

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