Spacebar presses toolbar buttons instead of scrolling

Duplicate Issue #14571590 • See Issue #3170593


Luke H.
Nov 8, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Steps To Reproduce:

  1. In Edge, navigate to any website that requires vertical scrolling.
  2. Using the trackpad, mouse, or touchscreen, click or tap the Refresh button on the toolbar.
  3. Press the spacebar (on a physical keyboard).

Expected Results:
Edge should scroll the page.

Actual Results:
Edge refreshes the page.

Click or tap the web view to move focus from the toolbar to the web view prior to pressing spacebar.

Other information:
Firefox and Chrome appear to always scroll the page when the spacebar is pressed, unless:

  • an input field is selected
  • a dialog box is visible
  • a menu is open


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

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      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Rick J.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rick J.” to “Adam B.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Duplicate”

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