Last modified: 2007-01-10 18:44:10 UTC

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Bug 8568 - firefox keyboard navigation
firefox keyboard navigation
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Site requests (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows 2000
: Low minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-01-10 17:06 UTC by Johann Kok
Modified: 2007-01-10 18:44 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Johann Kok 2007-01-10 17:06:06 UTC
I use firefox to browse the net (various versions).  On the wikipedia website
the cursor is not in the search box by default.  When I type "search" in order
to jump to the text "search" just above the box it doesn't highlight that text -
most other website on the internet does.  Also while on the website the <ALT>
keyboard shortcuts to open the various menus doesn't work either.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-01-10 18:44:10 UTC
For the first, that's normal. Wikipedia is primarily a content site, for
*reading*. The space, pageup/pagedown, and cursor keys are expected to function
for normal scrolling. On the entry portal at http://www.wikipedia.org/ you will
find the focus is in the search box, but not on Wikipedia's content pages.

For the second, report the bug to Mozilla at http://bugzilla.mozilla.org if it
persists with Firefox 2.0.

For the third, upgrade to Firefox 2.0; it has changed the web shortcut keys so
they no longer interfere with regular menus on Windows and Linux.

For future reference, please report separate issues separately.

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