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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0002642NetSurfWin32-specificpublic2019-07-19 08:29
ReporterFour Oh Four 
Assigned ToVincent Sanders 
PlatformWindows XP x86OSOS Version
Product Version3.8 
Target Version3.9Fixed in Version3.9 
Summary0002642: Faulty text input
DescriptionWhile attempting to type in any textbox in browser, I get strange symbols that do not correspond to keyboard mapping at all.
(QWERTY layout)
-_ - 1/2
,< - 1/4
.> - 3/4
`~ - A with grave accent

...and so forth.
Shift key does not work for these characters.
Actually, shift does not even trigger alternate alternate characters for 1-0 keys above the letter section.

The strange characters inputted into the textbox also also introduces an offset to typing caret. All characters following offending one are hidden behind strange whitespace(until redraw of region).

Amusingly, the address bar takes input correctly.
Additional InformationUsing nightly 4572, but bug is present in 3.8 and 3.6 releases as well(and probably older). 3.7 just crashed, so I didn't test it.
TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in CI build #4636
Reported in CI build #
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Vincent Sanders


Vincent Sanders (administrator)

I have tried this in windows 7, 8 and 10 and can confirm this behaviour
Vincent Sanders


Vincent Sanders (administrator)

I have resolved the input code and now any input will work.
Clipboard operation within browser windows has also been fixed.
Vincent Sanders


Vincent Sanders (administrator)

we believe this issue has been resolved in NetSurf 3.9

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-04-18 18:57 Four Oh Four New Issue
2019-04-18 18:57 Four Oh Four File Added: netsurf_terribad_input.zip
2019-05-06 14:11 Vincent Sanders Assigned To => Vincent Sanders
2019-05-06 14:11 Vincent Sanders Status new => confirmed
2019-05-06 14:11 Vincent Sanders Note Added: 0001903
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Status confirmed => resolved
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Resolution open => fixed
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Fixed in Version => 3.9
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Target Version => 3.9
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Fixed in CI build # => 4636
2019-05-10 08:22 Vincent Sanders Note Added: 0001912
2019-07-19 08:29 Vincent Sanders Status resolved => closed
2019-07-19 08:29 Vincent Sanders Note Added: 0002008
+Issue History