Esc key should be mapped to "Escape"

External Issue #5290772


Nov 2, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Add keydown event listener
  2. Push Esc key
  3. Check key property of the event object
  4. It should be “Escape”

Expected Results:

KeyboardEvent object should set its key property as "Escape".

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 “Travis L.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Travis L.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “External”

    • "UI Events KeyboardEvent key Values" spec says it should be 'Escape’.

    • Also, “Del” should be replaced to "Delete".

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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