User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1) Build Identifier: version 2 alpha 1 (20060529) In the Search Messages window, the tab and shift+tab keys do not move the focus forward and backward through controls as they should. These keys appear to have no effect at all. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open the Search Messages window by pressing ctrl+shift+f or selecting Edit menu->Find->Search Messages. 2. Press tab. Repeat multiple times if you wish. Observe that the focus does not change. 3. Press shift+tab. Repeat multiple times if you wish. Observe that the focus does not change. Actual Results: The focus does not change. Expected Results: The focus should move to the next control when tab is pressed and to the previous control when shift+tab is pressed. Bug 243124 describes the issue wherein an input field does not receive focus upon opening this window, but this is not the issue discussed here. Tab and shift+tab do function correctly in the Search Messages window in Thunderbird trunk builds.
Any chance of a fix for this before Thunderbird 2.0 is released? Imho, it is a pretty major accessibility issue and the fact that it works correctly in trunk suggests that there may already be a fix somewhere.
James, for TB2, this sounds like a dup of bug 348263. What do you think?
Severity: normal → major
Component: General → Mail Window Front End
(In reply to comment #2) > James, for TB2, this sounds like a dup of bug 348263. What do you think? Agreed. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 348263 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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