Hitting backspace on Safari causes the browser to go back one page #1322

bigbluebutton-issue-import opened this Issue Aug 12, 2015 · 5 comments


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Originally reported on Google Code with ID 567

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1.  Open BigBlueButton 0.7 in Safari 5.0
2.  Type in the chat window and hit backspace

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
Expected to see a character erased.  Instead, the browser's back arrow is clicked and
the users is taken to the previous web page.

This appears to be a known bug with apple:


Please use labels and text to provide additional information.

Reported by ffdixon on 2010-07-07 11:45:43

This does not seem to happen on Macs.

Reported by ffdixon on 2010-07-07 12:03:14

The problem is with Safari...can't do anything about it for now...we'll keep this issue
to track the problem.

Reported by ritzalam on 2010-07-15 15:39:04

  • Status changed: Accepted
  • Labels removed: Milestone-Release0.7

Reported by ffdixon on 2011-02-06 14:20:33

  • Labels added: Component-Client

Reported by ffdixon on 2011-02-07 04:42:55

  • Labels added: Component-Chat
  • Labels removed: Component-Client
Tested on Windows and Mac.  This is no longer an issue with running BigBlueButton on

Reported by ffdixon on 2012-06-24 20:19:41

  • Status changed: WontFix
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