Should elements with overflow:auto be focusable by default? They might be impossible to scroll with the keyboard only otherwhise (was: CSS overflow:auto does not allow scroll via keyboard)

Fixed Issue #7045483

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Mar 29, 2016
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Repro Steps:

  1. go to http://s.codepen.io/stevef/debug/PZdpoR
  2. attempt to scroll the content within the scrollable region using the keyboard

Expected Results:

scrollable region can receive focus
arrow keys will scroll content

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Bogdan B.” to “Cynthia S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Title from “CSS overflow:auto does not allow scroll via keyboard” to “Should elements with overflow:auto be focusable by default? They might be impossible to scroll with the keyboard only otherwhise (was: CSS overflow:auto does not allow scroll via keyboard)”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Cynthia S.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “IE S.” to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix” to “Fixed”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We are pleased to report this feature is fixed in Edge 17093 and is available in our Insider Preview build.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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