Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#8998 closed enhancement (wontfix)

ComboBox: auto-complete broken after backspace?

Reported by: bill Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: tbd
Component: Dijit - Form Version: 1.3.0rc2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


In test_ComboBox.html on the second example (the autocomplete example):

  1. Type "co" (auto-completion set to Colorado)
  2. Backspace

I think at this point the auto-completion should be set to California, so that tabbing away enters the value of "California", but it's not set to anything.

Maybe there's a reason for this behavior?

If you type another letter (like "a") then auto-completion is working again.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Douglas Hays

This was a specific design change made by alex in [721] and [731]. Bill, please indicate that you want the change undone by assigning this ticket to me.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Douglas Hays

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed
Type: defectenhancement

When autoComplete=true, then text that is appended to the user's text is highlighted. Thus a backspace would remove the highlighted text. With this proposed change, the text just removed would reappear and thus make it difficult to actually backspace over user text.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by bill

Component: DijitDijit - Form
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