[whatwg] focus change inside keypress event handler
mjs at apple.com
Thu Oct 29 19:16:50 PDT 2009
On Oct 29, 2009, at 5:51 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 10/29/09 5:24 PM, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
>> I think so. The event target isn't changed by focus().
>> But, in Firefox, Safari and Opera, it's possible to change what
>> the text is inserted into by changing the focus in 'keydown'.
> Right; that happens because the keydown and keypress events need not
> fire on the same element and because the text entry is the keypress
> default action. In Gecko, that is. I can't speak to Safari and
WebKit also makes typing take effect as the default action for
"keypress", at least for normal typing. It's more complicated when
international text input methods are in play.
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