Focusing problem in web code editors

By design Issue #783136


Sep 3, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Go to or
  2. Click into the address bar
  3. Click into the editor box
  4. Press arrow keys
  5. See what happens (Address bar steals focus)

Expected Results:

IE address bar should not steal any focus.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “David S.”

      Changed Title from “Focusing problem in web code editors” to “Focusing problem in web code editors”

      Changed Assigned To from “David S.” to “Sean L.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sean L.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

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