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Unable to close combo boxes in Google Chrome #8664

michaelDCurran opened this Issue Aug 22, 2018 · 0 comments


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michaelDCurran commented Aug 22, 2018

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Open a page in Google Chrome containing a combo box (select of size 1).
  2. In browse mode, arrow to the combo box.
  3. Press alt+downArrow to expand the combo box
    Note that the combo box opens and NVDA switches to focus mode.
  4. Press either escape or alt+upArrow to close the combo box.

Actual behavior:

NVDA switches to browse mode and the combo box does not close.

Expected behavior:

NVDA should switch to browse mode and the combo box should close.

Technical info:
NVDA thinks the list and list items inside the combo box are a part of the browseMode treeInterceptor.

System configuration:

NVDA Installed/portable/running from source:


NVDA version:


Windows version:


Name and version of other software in use when reproducing the issue:

Google Chrome 70.0.3530.0 (Official Build) canary (64-bit) (cohort: Clang-64)

Other information about your system:

Other questions:

Does the issue still occur after restarting your PC?


Have you tried any other versions of NVDA?


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