KeyboardEvent key property is unassigned when sendKeys()

Confirmed Issue #11083470 • Assigned to John J.

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Created
Feb 27, 2017
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Keyboard event key property:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/KeyboardEvent/key

is already supported by all desktop browsers except Safari. A lot of developers starting to use it.
I just had an issue it was very hard to find out why sendKeys() method wasn’t working. The problem was that selenium generated keyboard event had this property “key” empty and because of it validation didn’t work.
Please consider assigning this property on every keyboard events with selenium.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

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

      Changed Assigned To from “Clay M.” to “Ben B.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Ben B.” to “John J.”

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