Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050818 Firefox/1.0+ ID:2005081802 this initially regressed with the first checkin of bug 296639 was partially resolved by the patch for bug 296639 that fixed bug 302885 repro: 1. open FF 2. open Gmail 3. presss "Compose Mail" 4. Set editing to "Rich Formatting" -4a. place the cursor anywhere except in the "text edit field" -4b. try to tab to the "text edit field" , it won't work <-1st part of bug -----(isn't that what bug 302885 is about, needs to be reopened ?) 5. Place the cursor in the "text edit field" 6. Type some text and press the button "textcolor" or "background-color" 7. this removes the cursor from the text editing field <-2nd part of bug -----(only works for underline/bold/italic) this all worked before the first checkin of bug 296639 probably doesn't work on trunk either.
Summary: Gmail compose keyboard navigation broken → Gmail compose, keyboard navigation broken and focus removed
14 years ago
Confirming on trunk Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20050818 Firefox/1.6a1
Assignee: nobody → jst
Flags: blocking1.8b4? → blocking1.8b4+
This has nothing to do with bug 296639 (other than that bug breaking editable documents completely, but that was fixed in bug 302885). The focus problems here were caused by the fix for bug 299424. When tabbing into the edit area on a gmail compose page gmail uses a mostly hidden input element in the document containing the ediatable iframe, this input element is in the right place in the tab order and this element is there only to properly move focus into the editable iframe when you tab into the input. When this input gets focus, it fires off a timeout that through several layers of code ends up calling focus() on the ediable iframe window. Due to the change in the default value for the pref "dom.disable_window_flip", the focus() call does nothing, and focus is seemingly lost in the gmail page. Same mechanism is used when you use the "toolbar" above the ediatable document.
No longer blocks: 296639
Yeah, duping, even. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 300453 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
No longer depends on: 300453
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