User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 Not so much a bug as an accessibility issue: When navigating with the keyboard, not the mouse, the current cursor position in the page is important. When I navigate to a link by clicking ta repeatedly, then select it with enter, and then go back from the new back (using backspace), mozilla does not remember the link i was on - instead, tabbing starts at the top of the page again. This makes navigating a large number of links (say google results) very tedious. Internet Explorer OTOH seems to remember the state of the cursor on the page for all the pages in the 'back' history stack, which significantly eases keyboard navigation. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. search with google 2. use the keyboard (tab) to navigate to the first search result, open it 3. go back to the page with the results 4. press tab. notice how you're not on the next link, but on the first link of the page again.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 36539 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Component: Keyboard: Navigation → User events and focus handling
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