Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Keywords: access, embed
Perhaps some of the information in "The Customizing Document" is of use? http://www.mozilla.org/unix/customizing.html#keys
if the key was bound using xbl you could. i think for now you'd need to create a localization that didn't have the binding.
Thanks for the information so far -- both of these (I think) involve a rebuild of the browser product with specialization code. Our users are varied enough that it is unrealistic for us to provide a specific version of the browser ourselves. What I am looking for is something that will dynamically tell the browser to not use the F9 key for toggling the My Sidebar. Ideally, something in the HTML (a <BODY> tag perhaps) would work the best for our purposes. Alternatively, some configuration setting (that the user can easily do themselves) would also work.
if you want to support mozilla, why not implement this as its own chrome application? then you wouldn't have this problem which in my book is a wontfix. html web content has no right to interfere w/ chrome application behaviors. Your emulator would of course not include a sidebar but could have whatever buttons it needed.
yes f1 will be fixed shortly (ie you should lose it rsn) i think that's bug 88739. i still think chrome is your only realistic solution.
-> Samri, sidebar keyboard issues
Assignee: aaronl → sgehani
You can't stop F5 from causing a reload just as you can't stop F9 from opening the sidebar. I don't see how this is a sidebar issue per se. Maybe some of the DOM folks can comment.
Assignee: sgehani → joki
Component: Keyboard Navigation → DOM Events
QA Contact: sairuh → vladimire
Actually, it does sound like sidebar is capturing the events instead of responding on the events on the bubbling phase. And yes, they should be able to stop this action via content. Back to Samir, ask me for help if you need it.
Assignee: joki → sgehani
Priority: -- → P3
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla0.9.9
Spilling over to mozilla1.0. Help will be appreciated.
Target Milestone: mozilla0.9.9 → Future
Moving Netscape owned 0.9.9 and 1.0 bugs that don't have an nsbeta1, nsbeta1+, topembed, topembed+, Mozilla0.9.9+ or Mozilla1.0+ keyword. Please send any questions or feedback about this to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can search for "Moving bugs not scheduled for a project" to quickly delete this bugmail.
Target Milestone: mozilla1.0 → mozilla1.2
16 years ago
To cancel the default behaviour of F5, F9 etc. you should call eventObj.preventDefault() upon the onkeypress event (see http://www.mozilla.org/docs/dom/domref/dom_event_ref31.html). Also see bug 139421. Marking INVALID.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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