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Vector: Arrow+backspace key + mouse problem in SimpleSearch
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+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #24654 +++

Browser: Iceweasel 3.5.8


  1. Open
  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

(Above steps were described in bug 24654)

  1. Use mouse cursor to point the first suggestion item. Do not click
  2. Move cursor away
  3. Press down-arrow. Nothing happens
  4. Press up-arrow. The highlight of the first item disappears
  5. Press up-arrow. The "containing..." item is highlighted
  6. Press up-arrow several times. The highlight moves up
  7. Press down-arrow. The highlight still moves up

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



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 bz24655.
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 tried it several times but i cant reproduce this. I experienced no problem in selecting suggestions in the search box.
Using Ubuntu 13.04 Chromium 28.0.1500

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