tab and uia focus behave incorrectly for input[type=file]

By design Issue #12299679

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Created
Jun 10, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Reported by 4 people

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Steps to reproduce

just try play with the simplest html:

<input type=text />
<input type=file />
<input type=text />

tab to focus on each of them, you will see type=file takes 2 tabs,
when using shift-tab in third element, it goes to second, which is good. another shift-tab will go to third element again!

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  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

    Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

    Changed Title from “tab behaves incorrectly for input[type=file]” to “tab and uia focus behave incorrectly for input[type=file]”

    Changed Assigned To from “Bogdan B.” to “Rossen A.”

    Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “By design”

  • Hi!

    This is behavior that was implemented in Internet Explorer. This allows users to efficiently focus control parts back and forth. For now, I’ll resolve this as By Design.

    Thanks,
    Zach

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