KeyboardEvent returns non-standard 'key' property values for arrow keys

Confirmed Issue #8860571 • Assigned to Eugene V.

Details

Author
Chris V.
Created
Sep 12, 2016
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
13.14915
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Reported by 2 people

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Steps to reproduce

KeyboardEvent.key values returned by Edge for arrow keys are Down, Left, Right, Up, which are non-standard as W3C specifies ArrowDown, ArrowLeft, ArrowRight, ArrowUp. Chrome and Firefox return standard values.

Values returned for the ‘key’ property can be checked on this page: www.movable-type.co.uk/dev/keyboardevent-key-values.html.

Tested in Edge 39.14915.1000.0.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Travis L.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Travis L.” to “Eugene V.”

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