Submitting forms via keyboard from a textarea

UNCONFIRMED
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enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
12 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: alindeman, Unassigned)

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Description

12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.3) Gecko/20061201 Firefox/2.0.0.3 (Ubuntu-feisty)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.3) Gecko/20061201 Firefox/2.0.0.3 (Ubuntu-feisty)

It'd be nice if I could submit a form from a textarea (akin to the way one can use "enter" in regular one-line "text" fields) ... Ctrl+Enter seems to be a canonical way to submit something from a multiline field that I've seen in other applications.

Reproducible: Always

Comment 1

12 years ago
It's too easy to hit Ctrl+Enter accidentally while trying to paste (Ctrl+V) right before or right after adding a line break.  I guess Ctrl+Enter could submit after showing a Thunderbird-style confirmation dialog, but I'm not a big fan of confirmation dialogs.

What's wrong with hitting Tab and then Enter?
This is a mass search for bugs that are in the Firefox General component, are UNCO, and have not been changed for 1000 days and have an unspecified version. 

Reporter, can you please update to Firefox 3.6.10, create a fresh profile, http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/managing+profiles, and test again. If you still see the bug, please update this bug. If the issue is gone, please set the resolution to RESOLVED > WORKSFORME.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]

Updated

8 years ago
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]

Updated

5 years ago
Component: General → Keyboard Navigation
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