Bug: Keyboard trap in Rich Text Inline Editor with NVDA in Firefox 3.6 (critical?)

Jonathan Hung jhung at ocad.ca
Tue Nov 30 15:50:39 UTC 2010


Forgot to add that it appears that it doesn't matter if NVDA is running or
not.




On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 10:49 AM, Jonathan Hung <jhung at ocad.ca> wrote:

> Hi Justin.
>
> You are correct, it only appears to be a keyboard trap, but in fact it's
> due to the lack of focus styling on the TinyMCE toolbar items. You need to
> tab through the entire toolbar to regain focus on the edit field. Because
> there are so many toolbar items and none of them getting focus styling, it
> just looks like a keyboard trap.
>
> I've filed a Jira for this issue:
> http://issues.fluidproject.org/browse/FLUID-3865
>
> <http://issues.fluidproject.org/browse/FLUID-3865>Appears to affect FF3.6
> on Mac and Windows.
>
> - Jonathan.
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>
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Justin Obara <obara.justin at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I tried this with the latest nvda snapshot for 2010.2 and Firefox 3.6 on
>> WinXp.
>>
>> I found that whether I used nvda or not I could appear to get stuck. It
>> seems that what was happening for me was that the toolbar was getting focus
>> but there was no focus styling, and you couldn't tab out. You could however
>> hit "enter" to select an item in the toolbar. This would put you back into
>> the textarea, from which you could tab out. You could also hit "esc", which
>> would close the RichText Inline edit and give you back your proper tab
>> navigation.
>>
>> - Justin
>> On 2010-10-19, at 4:39 PM, Jonathan Hung wrote:
>>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> In testing the Rich Text Inline Editor with NVDA, I discovered a keyboard
>> trap in the demo.
>>
>> To reproduce:
>> 1. Start NVDA.
>> 2. Start Firefox 3.6
>> 3. Load the demo:
>> http://build.fluidproject.org/infusion/demos/inlineEdit/rich/html/inlineEdit.html
>> 4. Begin editing the first paragraph.
>> 5. While still editing, tab repeatedly through the document and attempt to
>> reach the editor that is still open.
>> 6. You will discover that you will be stuck on an invisible, empty element
>> just before the editot.
>>
>> With NVDA off, this is not a problem. Also not a problem in IE8. Tested in
>> Windows 7 using NVDA 2010.1
>>
>> I have not filed a JIRA for this as I think there needs to be a little
>> more testing to determine the scope of the issue.
>>
>> If someone has time, can someone please test in a different environment
>> and confirm if this is an issue with NVDA 2010.1 and Firefox 3.6, using the
>> above linked demo?
>>
>> - Jonathan.
>>
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>> Fax: (416) 977-9844
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