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ComboBox should select currently matched value on TAB

Mike Gorman
9 years ago May 28, 2012 10:52am

I have a ComboBox with "immediate" turned on so it matches values as I type. If I have "Apple Computer" as an item, and I type "Apple", I can see that the ComboBox has filtered the list of choices that start with "Apple". If I now click the down arrow to highlight "Apple Computer" and hit TAB, no value gets selected (and focus moves on to the next field). In contrast, if I do the same thing and hit ENTER, "Apple Computer" does get selected.

So the bug, in my opinion, is that with a value apparently selected, users expect TAB to select the value currently highlighted (and, of course, tab on to the next field).

Is this a known issue and is there any known workarounds?

Moritz Christian
9 years ago Jun 20, 2012 2:41pm

I agree that this is a bug... could you create a ticket for this? New ticket

Last updated on Jun, 20th 2012
Mike Gorman
9 years ago Sep 06, 2012 9:51am