VisualEditor: Template tabbing is odd in Firefox (loses focus between parameters?)
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Description

Intention:
Tab through the fields in a pre-existing infobox

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. In Firefox 27, open a page that contains an infobox.
  1. The cursor is (should be) in the first parameter, which should light up with a blue border. Press the tab key.
  1. Where is the cursor now?
  1. Repeat.

Bonus: When you get nearly to the end of the template, use the mouse or arrow keys to click back in the first parameter. Press tab. The cursor should be in parameter #2, but sometimes it goes to the parameter after your pre-click location.

Actual Results:
You sometimes have to tab twice to get from parameter #1 to parameter #2. If you do, then select-all from the keyboard will select the TemplateData descriptions.

Reproducible: Sometimes

I was unable to reproduce this in Safari.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

Whatamidoing-WMF created this task.Via LegacyMar 19 2014, 4:54 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitMar 20 2014, 2:06 AM

This is probably Firefox not respecting tab-index: -1; or something. Eurgh.

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitApr 14 2014, 10:46 PM

Change 125894 had a related patch set uploaded by Trevor Parscal:
Only blur inputs within booklet pages when moving away

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/125894

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitApr 16 2014, 5:51 PM

Change 125894 merged by jenkins-bot:
Only blur inputs within booklet pages when moving away

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/125894

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