Plain text gets included inside styled text after Backspace/Delete

Won’t fix Issue #15053851


Krzysztof K.
Dec 11, 2017
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Found in
  • Internet Explorer
Found in build #
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Steps to reproduce

  1. Create plain contenteditable like <div contenteditable="true"></div>.
  2. Add content:
<p><strong>Styled Text</strong></p>
<p>Unstyled Text</p>
  1. Place the cursor right before the Unstyled Text line and press Backspace (or Delete when placing on the end of Styled Text line) to bring each paragraph into the same paragraph.

Expected result

<p><strong>Styled Text</strong>Unstyled Text</p>

Actual result

<p><strong>Styled TextUnstyled Text</strong></p>

It was extracted from and can be easily reproduced on

This issue is a regression and occurred after updating IE11 to 11.0.9600.18816 (also reproducible on 11.0.9600.18837).


Comments and activity

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

  • Thank you for your
    feedback about Internet Explorer.


    We are not
    presently working on feature bugs in Internet Explorer outside of
    security-related issues.



    The MS
    Edge Team

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

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