input with type="number" allows alphabetic characters

Confirmed Issue #10792541 • Assigned to Bogdan B.


Dirk v.
Feb 3, 2017
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An input with type="number" should only alllow numbers, but typing in alphabetic characters seems to work.

expected behaviour: Alphabetic characters shouldn’t be allowed
current behaviour: Alphabetic characters can be put into number input fields
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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”


      Strange, they wrote “value = floating-point number” but define "attribute DOMString defaultValue; attribute DOMString value;". This make no sense for me.
      I would expect float or double:
      attribute double defaultValue;
      attribute double value;

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To from “Brad E.” to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

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