Cannot click on links when using Magnifier in Lens Mode

Not reproducible Issue #11713254


M B.
Apr 19, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

  1. Activate Magnifier

  2. Set Magnifier to “Lens” mode.

  3. Attempt to click on a link using the cursor. Edge does not recognize a link being selected.


Tested in version 40.15063.0.0. Please note that Firefox permits activating links while using “Lens” mode on the Magnifier.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

    • Noticed that this bug may not be specific to Edge, but rather something with Magnifier and/or the APIs connected with Magnifier. Lens mode also does not appear to permit clicking on items in Windows store apps.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “David F.”

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We are unable to reproduce this problem in the most recent version of Edge. Please test this behavior in our latest insider build 16199.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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