focus should move to Trident after clicking the back or forward button

In code review Issue #3170593 • Assigned to Cliff S.


Jun 11, 2015
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Steps to reproduce

1, Go to and click around to build up a travel log

  1. Press back or forward

  2. Press space

Expected: Trident has focus; the page moves down

Actual: invokes the navigation button again, going back or forward another page


Another repro:

  1. go to and do a search

  2. navigate to a result

  3. click back

  4. type some text

Expected: input is in the search box on the site

Actual: no input happens


This is a regression from IE11 and versus Chrome.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Laura M.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “In code review”

      Changed Status from “In code review” to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Laura M.” to “Cliff S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “In code review”

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