Closed Bug 1161179 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

With multiple tabs, VoiceOver sometimes visits elements from non-displayed tabs.


(Firefox for iOS :: Browser, defect)

iOS 8
Not set





(Reporter: dusek, Assigned: dusek)


(Blocks 1 open bug)


(Keywords: access)


(3 files)

When one has multiple tabs open, a situation can happen where Voiceover cursor is on an element from a tab that is not the currently selected one (i.e. not displayed).

E.g. if has in first tab and in s second tab (scrolled so that the gray "edited by..." line is exactly below the url bar), with the first tab selected. Then with VoiceOver on, directly touching around the url bar bottom will select some element from the Firefox Wikipedia page's "edited by..." line, even though that tab is not being displayed.

The just described case is shown in the screenshots attached.

Seems the elements from non-displayed tabs are selectable only by directly touching around the URL bar, not by touching anywhere else or by flick left/right navigation. But once the element from non-displayed tab gets selected there, flicking left/right then traverses the whole non-displayed tab.
Attached image Second tab displayed
Exact scrolling offset of second tab (Firefox on Wikipedia) for anyone wanting to repro.

To sufficiently reproduce for VoiceOver user on iPhone 5-sized device (this is screen dimension dependent), it is enough flick to the "Initial release Firefox...png" image and then flick left back to the "Last edited 2 days ago by". Then by direct touch find the Show Tabs button (not by flicking left, which would change the scrolling state) to switch back to the tab.
Attached file Pull request
Attachment #8601133 - Flags: review?(sarentz)
Attachment #8601133 - Flags: review?(sarentz) → review+
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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