Bug 30893 - [Entry View] Clicking "enter" on hardware keyboard (dpad) clears keyboard focus
Summary: [Entry View] Clicking "enter" on hardware keyboard (dpad) clears keyboard focus
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-06-08 06:25 UTC by Kenneth Brodersen
Modified: 2016-11-17 04:55 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Tags: ac entry focus
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


Attachments
Project to reproduce this bug (25.34 KB, application/octet-stream)
2015-06-08 06:25 UTC, Kenneth Brodersen
Details


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Description Kenneth Brodersen 2015-06-08 06:25:29 UTC
Created attachment 11501 [details]
Project to reproduce this bug

Context: 
This is an issue on devices with a physical keyboard where the user might want to enter data/navigate the page using hardware buttons. 

Overview: 
Entering data into an entry view and hitting "enter" will clear the keyboard focus state completely. The page can no longer be navigated using the dpad buttons. 

Steps to reproduce: 
1) download and run the project on a device with a physical keyboard (tested on Intermec CN51) 
2) Click the entry field and enter some text using hardware or software keyboard. 
3) Click the enter button

Observed behavior: 
Focus is removed from the input field but is not set on any other view. As a result the dpad up/down buttons cannot be used for page navigation. 

Expected behavior: 
The keyboard focus should change from the entry view to the next focusable view
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2016-11-17 04:55:24 UTC
Similarly to 30891, this is intended behavior and may be worth looking at in the future for platform specific functionality.