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URL input box should not have autocorrect #56

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UniversalSuperBox opened this Issue Oct 16, 2018 · 2 comments

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UniversalSuperBox commented Oct 16, 2018

In the browser, the URL bar currently has autocorrect enabled:

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This causes several problems, for example:

  • Input isn't actually passed to the box until the keyboard is finished with the word, so autocomplete doesn't start until the user selects an autocorrect word or presses Space
  • URLs aren't normally perfect for the language you're native to. The keyboard "helpfully" trying to correct them is annoying ("google.com can become Gogol. com")

How to fix it

Set the inputMethodHint to Qt.ImhNoPredictiveText in AddressBar.qml. Note that you can set multiple input hints on one widget by adding a bar (|) between the values.

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ferrettim commented Nov 27, 2018

device:Nexus 5
channel: RC 2018-W48
issue solved. Unable to reproduce

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Ingo-FP-Angel commented Nov 28, 2018

device: FP2
channel: RC 2018-W48
Issue solved. Unable to reproduce.

@UniversalSuperBox UniversalSuperBox moved this from To do to Accepted in OTA-6 QA Tracker Nov 28, 2018

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