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Vector: Arrow+backspace key does not work when removing input and re-entering
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Description

Browser: Iceweasel 3.5.8

Steps:

  1. Open http://en.wikipedia.org/
  2. In the searchbox, input "abc"
  3. A suggestion list is shown
  4. Use down-arrow key and move to an item
  5. Press Backspace key to clear all text in searchbox
  6. Repeat step 2&3
  7. Press down-arrow. I cannot move to suggestion items now

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

Details

Reference
bz24654

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 11:00 PM
bzimport added a project: Vector.
bzimport set Reference to bz24654.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

I tried this again and cannot always reproduce. I guess appearing of the bug depends on some factors like processing states when I pressing a key.

Thehelpfulonewiki wrote:

Reassign to default per bug 37789

SimpleSearch issues => Moving to Vector (as per $wgVectorUseSimpleSearch)

The whole mess is actually in core.

maddiemadan wrote:

I cannot reproduce this at all. I am able to move to suggestion items without any problems.
Using Ubuntu 13.04 Chromium 28.0.1500

I cannot reproduce the problem either with steps in comment 0 and Firefox 25.