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IE 10: Focus mode gets activated in table cells #3248

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nvaccessAuto opened this Issue May 22, 2013 · 5 comments

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Reported by td.dinakar on 2013-05-22 05:44
Forms mode gets activated in table cells of HTML documents, even though there may be no editable text in them.

This happens while pressing the enter key when a table cell is in focus. Some times, it also happens when a new page loads and while using arrow keys to move between cells.

Blocking #3191

Comment 1 by jteh on 2013-05-22 06:28
Please provide further information, including an example URL and the browser and browser version you are using.

Comment 2 by td.dinakar (in reply to comment 1) on 2013-05-22 09:20
I am using Internet Explorer 10. This problem can be found even in the "UserGuide" and "Commands Quick Reference" NVDA help files.

This can also be seen in the current page itself (http://www.community.nvda-project.org/ticket/3248). Forms mode can be activated on the blank line below "Owned by" line, and on the lines "milestone" and "component".

Replying to jteh:

Please provide further information, including an example URL and the browser and browser version you are using.

Comment 3 by jteh on 2013-05-27 06:50
This is specific to IE 10. Table cells have the focusable state (and data cells even seem to get focus if focus is set programmatically). Our isFocusable property returns False, so the solution is probably to make browse mode use isFocusable instead of the focusable state.
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Changed title from "Forms mode gets activated in table cells" to "IE 10: Focus mode gets activated in table cells"
Milestone changed from None to 2013.2

Comment 5 by Michael Curran <mick@... on 2013-06-03 03:19
In [e5f70d5]:

MSHTML NVDAObject's isFocusable property: fallback to IAccessible's focusable state for  normal IMG nodes, as although they are implicitly focusable, setFocus does, and should, work. Re #3248

Comment 6 by Michael Curran <mick@... on 2013-06-03 03:19
In [25eb3a4]:

Stop activating focus mode for non-focusable table cells in IE 10. Fixes #3248.

Base virtualBuffer: always use an NVDAObject's isFocusable property rather than its focusable state, as isFocusable in some cases has been tailored to handle certain situations.

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State: closed

@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2013.2 milestone Nov 10, 2015

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