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
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
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:

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

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

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

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.