Tab-key does not set focus drop down menus, check boxes, radio buttons or buttons

RESOLVED INVALID

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Firefox
Disability Access
RESOLVED INVALID
12 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Scott, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.5.0.x Branch
PowerPC
Mac OS X
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Description

12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5

Tab-key does not set focus drop down menus, check boxes, radio buttons or buttons.

On Windows Firefox 1.5 and older versions of Firefox for OS X the about:config accessibility.tabfocus preference allowed the user to change the bahavior the tab-key.  The accessibility.tabfocus is missing from

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5

Is there another preference that must be set to enable tab-key navigation of form elements?

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Visit this page https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Firefox
2.Press tab repeatedly
3.Notice the drop down menus, check boxes, radio buttons and buttons never receive focus
Actual Results:  
drop down menus, check boxes, radio buttons and buttons never receive focus

Expected Results:  
drop down menus, check boxes, radio buttons and buttons should receive focus just as they do on Windows Firefox 1.5
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Updated

12 years ago
Version: unspecified → 1.5 Branch

Comment 1

12 years ago
Mozilla now honors OS X's "full keyboard access" setting, see bug 187508.

You can also manually add the accessibility.tabfocus preference. It works the same way it did in Firefox 1.0.x.

Comment 2

12 years ago
See comment 1
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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