Closed Bug 611592 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago
Backspace button on the keyboard acts like the browser's back button
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101031 Firefox/4.0b8pre Build Identifier: Mozilla /5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101111 Firefox/4.0b8pre Fennec /4.0b3pre Pressing backspace button to delete text form a textfield the previously visited page is loaded instead of deleting the text. The issue is reproducible on both the software keyboard and hardware keyboard. Devices: Motorola DROID 2, HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy S Captivated. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Visit at least a site. 2.In the same tab go to www.google.com 3.Tap on the text field and start typing a word. 4.Press the backspace button from the keyboard. Actual Results: The previously visited page is loaded. Expected Results: The last typed letter should be deleted.
Also reproducible on build Mozilla /5.0 (Android;Linux armv7l;rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101112 Firefox/4.0b8pre Fennec /4.0b3pre
Regression from bug 611240.
This patch changes the target of a CSS rule. The previous selector was blocking all keys from remote textboxes on desktop linux, bonly the backsapce key on Android. Might be a hard vs soft keyboard issue. Anyway, this patch lets both desktop and Android function correctly. It alos does not dismiss the vkb on Android when panning content, which was the reason for adding the CSS in bug 605253.
Assignee: nobody → mark.finkle
Attachment #490079 - Flags: review?(21)
Duplicate of this bug: 611640
This bug is worse for hard keyboards. No text can be entered into a textbox. Virtual keyboards are less affected.
Comment on attachment 490079 [details] [diff] [review] patch Works for me
Attachment #490079 - Flags: review?(21) → review+
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
verified FIXED on builds: Mozilla/5.0 (Maemo; Linux armv71; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101115 Namoroka/4.0b8pre Fennec/4.0b3pre and Mozilla/5.0 (Android; Linux armv71; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101115 Namoroka/4.0b8pre Fennec/4.0b3pre
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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