Unexpected empty <div> left when removing whole content from <body> with contenteditable="true"

Confirmed Issue #4826577 • Assigned to Grisha L.


Oct 2, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Create a html file with the following content:
    <html><head></head><body contenteditable="true"></body></html>
    and open/serve it.
  2. Type some text.
  3. Select the whole text either by Ctrl+A or using the mouse.
  4. Hit backspace.

Expected Results:

After deleting the content the <body> element should contain at most a <br> element.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Amit J.” to “Grisha L.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Grisha L.” to “Amit J.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Amit J.” to “Grisha L.”

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