Can still edit input[type="text"] within fieldset[disabled]

Not reproducible Issue #798766


Sep 5, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:


  1. Open in IE11

  2. Note that all the input fields are grayed-out as if they are disabled

  3. Click into the text input field (which initially contains the text “foo”)

  4. Note that you can edit the text within the field even though it should be disabled

  5. For comparison, try interacting with the other inputs on the page. They are correctly disabled and not editable via user interaction.

Expected Results:


Text input fields within a disabled fieldset should be disabled and not editable by the user.

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Assigned To from “Amit J.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

    • This issue is labeled as “Not reproducible” however I’m observing this exact behaviour. I’m testing with IE11 version 11.0.9600.18283

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