[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #28685: In inline link modal keyboard command overide browser defaults

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Sun Jun 29 23:00:05 UTC 2014

#28685: In inline link modal keyboard command overide browser defaults
 Reporter:  RDall         |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Editor        |     Version:  3.1
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |     Focuses:  accessibility, javascript

Comment (by jorbin):

 Replying to [comment:3 SergeyBiryukov]:
 > Replying to [comment:2 jorbin]:
 > > I think what we can detect if the focus is on the input field and it
 contains information different than either an empty string or the default
 string ('http://'), we can infer that the intent is to use the browser
 > Yes, but I think the point of this feature is to be able to scroll
 quickly through existing posts with Up/Down keys, while the URL input is
 still focused.

 Certainly, the autocomplete feature in the browser also is designed to
 make it easy to scroll quickly through your (as the users) previously
 entered information.

 We shouldn't be interfering with default browser behavior. It makes it
 more confusing for users.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/28685#comment:5>
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