Open Bug 1183634 Opened 5 years ago Updated 2 years ago

FireFox 39.0 select menus do not open with keyboard input (spacebar or enter)

Categories

(Core :: DOM: UI Events & Focus Handling, defect)

39 Branch
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

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UNCONFIRMED

People

(Reporter: rylan, Unassigned)

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; rv:39.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/39.0
Build ID: 20150630154324

Steps to reproduce:

In FireFox version 39.0 when you navigate to a select menu using a keyboard and attempt to open the select menu with spacebar or enter the menu does not open. (Worked in FF version 38)

To go the select from control (using FF39.0) http://webaim.org/techniques/forms/controls#select then hit spacebar or enter and watch nothing happen. 


Actual results:

When navigating to select control, upon hitting the spacebar or enter key the list did not open.


Expected results:

The select menu should have opened on input for from enter or spacebar keys.
It doesn't work even on Firefox 38 ESR.
Component: Untriaged → Keyboard: Navigation
Product: Firefox → Core
Component: Keyboard: Navigation → User events and focus handling
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