Form fails validation if 'selected' attribute is added via JavaScript

Confirmed Issue #6274510


Jan 22, 2016
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Hit ‘Submit’

Actual: Validation error: “You must select an item from the list.”

REPRO: TH2 (EdgeHTML 13)

NOT REPRO: IE11, TH1 (EdgeHTML 12), Chrome, FF

Also doesn’t repro if content is generated using HTML:

Workaround is to add ‘novalidate’ attribute to the form.

Expected Results:

Chart appears

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

    • 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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