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enhancement
RESOLVED WONTFIX
9 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: thangalin, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [wontfix?])

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Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.0.11) Gecko/2009060215 Firefox/3.0.11
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.0.11) Gecko/2009060215 Firefox/3.0.11

If not specified (by JavaScript or otherwise), an option to force input focus to be at the first field of a form (so long as the form's first input field is visible).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Visit http://alexa.com/
2. Type google.com

Actual Results:  
Nothing happens.

Expected Results:  
The input field at the very top should have had focus, allowing the user to type in google.com without clicking (or tabbing to) the field.

Comment 1

9 years ago
Not sure if guessing which input on a page should have focus is the right thing to do.  Maybe contacting alexa and suggesting them to set the focus to that field is the better option here.
Whiteboard: [wontfix?]
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Comment 2

9 years ago
It's not just Alexa -- that was an example to illustrate the site.

Another: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi

The input field beside the "Find" button (at the top of the page) should get initial focus.

If it's an *option* then people can enable it as they see fit. It could be added to Firefox, or we could try and convince people one at a time (Slashdot, Facebook, BugZilla, Firefox.com, Alexa, and Microsoft to name a few) to make sure that the first form field (usually a search box) on their page gets focus.
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Updated

5 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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