ExecuteScript on an inactive tab makes it visible

Confirmed Issue #6532605 • Assigned to Clay M.


Feb 12, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

  1. Start an Edge WebDriver session, navigate to a page

  2. Open a new tab (I do this via window.open on the page). Focus/visibility should be on the new tab.

  3. ExecuteScript on the original tab

Our WebDriver switches the first tab back to active. ChromeDriver does not.

This is an issue when I need visibility on the new tab (requestAnimationFrame code that will not run otherwise).

I have a repro exe/project if needed.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Title from “WebDriver makes tab visible during ExecuteScript” to “makes tab visible during ExecuteScript”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “Clay M.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Assigned To from “Clay M.” to “Ben B.”

      Changed Title from “makes tab visible during ExecuteScript” to “ExecuteScript on an inactive tab makes it visible”

      Changed Assigned To from “Ben B.” to “Navin A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Navin A.” to “Clay M.”

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