Disabled div "text" input bug

By design Issue #927805


Oct 8, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:


Here is a JS fiddle showing the issue, along with how things behave when an input both is not in a disabled div and when the input has the disabled attribute on it: http://jsfiddle.net/2jk8smou/2/

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Create text.html with the following in it: <div disabled="disabled"><input type="text"></div>
  1. Open html page in IE 11
  1. Click in the text input and start typing
  1. Notice that everything looks disabled, however you can still type in it

Expected Results:


A text input within a disabled div should both look disabled and function as if it were disabled, which is how the other types of input elements behave in a similar scenario.

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Travis L.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Travis L.” to “Vincent W.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix” to “By design”

    • Do the same with a fieldset (valid atttribute in that case) and it’s a real bug !
      There since ages (already reported), never fixed, thanks, but no thanks.

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