Open Bug 1354146 Opened 3 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Allow keyboard navigation using accesskeys in panelmultiview subviews


(Firefox :: Toolbars and Customization, enhancement, P5)




Tracking Status
firefox55 --- affected


(Reporter: mikedeboer, Unassigned)


(Blocks 2 open bugs)


(Keywords: access, Whiteboard: [reserve-photon-structure][photon-l10n-risk])


(1 obsolete file)

It should be possible to use the access keys to directly select a specific item from the list of menu items inside the subview that's currently active.

In other words: when an item contains the attribute 'accesskey', it'll work exactly the same as its usage in other (sub-)menus. This also means that the keyboard navigation in bookmark folder sub-menus should also be supported.

Please take IME input modes into account.
Note: explicitly defined accesskeys usually impact the appearance of menu item labels, displaying the character as underlined.
Flags: qe-verify+
Priority: -- → P2
QA Contact: gwimberly
Whiteboard: [photon] → [photon-structure]
Assignee: nobody → mdeboer
Priority: P2 → P1
Iteration: --- → 55.5 - May 15
This is more like a feedback request, because it at least needs tests. Just curious to know what you think of this approach.
Hmm, looks like my patches here do what I describe in bug 1354146. I think I should've posted the patches in that bug instead. :/
Attachment #8867422 - Flags: review?(gijskruitbosch+bugs)
Attachment #8867422 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #8867422 - Attachment is obsolete: false
Attachment #8867422 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Assignee: mdeboer → nobody
Priority: P1 → P3
QA Contact: gwimberly
Iteration: 55.5 - May 15 → ---
QA Contact: gwimberly
Whiteboard: [photon-structure] → [reserve-photon-structure]
Keywords: access
Duplicate of this bug: 946283
Priority: P3 → P4
Whiteboard: [reserve-photon-structure] → [reserve-photon-structure][photon-l10n-risk]
Priority: P4 → P5
Blocks: 1418973
Depends on: 1425972
No longer depends on: 1425972
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