keydown handler receives keydown event when Ctrl is pressed in URL field of IE

Issue #1842959


Feb 26, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

See description field and use the following urls if needed:

Open F12 to see the console output.

  1. Click to set focus at username field.
  2. Then click the addressbar to set focus
  3. Press Ctrl on keyboard.
  4. The keydown handler of the username field receives an event. I.e. see ‘usernameField keydown’ in console.

Expected Results:

Keyup and keydown events must not be send to a non focused element in any case

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To to “David S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “David S.” to “Michael E.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Michael E.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

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