Closed Bug 17569 Opened 20 years ago Closed 20 years ago
[DOGFOOD] Pressing <ENTER> key in Dialogues should equate to OK button
In many dialogues, there is an expectation that pressing Enter should be the same as hitting the OK button. The wallet dialogues are one example of this. Let me know if you need a list of dialogues. To reproduce: 1. Goto Edit | Wallet | Change Password... 2. Type in a password and press <Enter> Results: Nothing happens Expected Results: Should act as if you pressed OK button This is seen on all platforms 10/28 builds, and has been around since day 1. I see this working on File - Open Web Location and File - Open but not on other dialogs.
reassign to sdagley since this isn't working in any dialog ( alert or one with an editfield). I am guessing something about our keybinding strategy has changed since steve implemented his code. I think ender still sucks up metachars in editfields so this bug might have to be reassigned before it is completely fixed. The way that the Open Web Location works is a hack and should not be proprogated IMNHO.
The same sort of expectation exists for using the [ESC] key to get the effect of clicking on the [Cancel] button. Support for this is also spotty at present.
Summary: Pressing <ENTER> key in Dialogues should equate to OK button → [DOGFOOD] Pressing <ENTER> key in Dialogues should equate to OK button
Adding lchiang, scalkins,prass and amusil to CC as this affects IM team. Setting to Dogfood for PDT review. It is very annoying to have to click on the OK button when users are accustomed to the Enter key doing the same job in dialog boxes.
There are probably 2 different problems: 1) Keybinding is apparently flaky at the moment (although saari sez waterson's checkin today may have addressed the major issues) 2) Many dialogs are not using Paul Hangas' dialog template which provides for platform specific button placement and dialog default buttons
Putting on PDT- radar. Fix not needed for dogfood.
moving to xptoolkit so HTML dialogs component can be retired.
targetting p3 for m13
*** Bug 15852 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Hangas asked for key behavior in dialog bugs to be sent his way...
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Whiteboard: [PDT-]RN → [PDT-]RN may be fixed with other dialog fixes
<ENTER> is equating to the [OK] button in the "Open Web Location" and "Open File" Dialogs, using the 1999-12-23-08-M13 nightly binary on Windows NT 4.0sp3 This may be no surprise given the contents of the Status Whiteboard.
This is not working for authentication dialogs (http://is).
spam: adding self to cc list, as this does affect some of my areas.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
This bug is actually a duplicate of another bug that has been fixed. Marking this one fixed. If there are still dialogs that have this problem please file one bug for each dialog.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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