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numeric keypad character appear on text field if any arrow key is hold down (time necessary to occur is random), num lock must be on




Event Handling
13 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Vitor Chiandotti, Unassigned)


Windows 98

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041106
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041106

if the left arrow key is hold down for a while, the number 4 will be inserted in
the text (any place: Address bar, page forms, editing the browser prefs, etc).
The same occurs with the other arrow keys (right=6, up=8, down=2), navigation
keys (Home=7, PgUp=9, End=1, PgDn=3) and character edition keys (Insert=0,

Num Lock must be on, if it's off the problem seems to not occur.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Place the program focus (charet) on a text field
2. Hold down any of the keys described (example: Home) for a while (5 seconds is
Actual Results:  
The Numeric Keyboard counterpart (correspondant character) is printed on the
text field.

Expected Results:  
Continue doing the action of the key pressed (Left Arrow=charet moves one space
left. Left Arrow<>print "4" on text field).

It don't seems to occur in Windows XP. On Win98, I've noticed the bug with
Mozilla Suite and Firefox (latest nightly builds).
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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