From:  Dan Brown <>
Date:  09 Sep 2014 22:22:53 Hong Kong Time

Re: Firefox Sometimes Not Responding to Quick Navigation Keys


Dear Marco,

You've been busy today.  :)  Thanks for the tracking links.

Regarding this specific bug, when navigation keys in FF work, they do so beautifully.  If I find a way to 100% recreate this one, I'll let you know.



On September 9, 2014 9:04:53 AM CDT, Marco Zehe  wrote:
>Thanks, Dan!
>I could not consistently reproduce this using a Freedom Scientific
>14 Blue, but have filed the bug in any case:
>On 03.09.2014 14:03, Dan Brown wrote:
>> Dear Marco,
>> Thank you for your response. I wasn't certain whether navigation was
>> active from the menubar, but figured it probably wasn't. Here is a
>> list of steps that will hopefully allow you to recreate the issue.
>> 1. I opened FF and clicked the web address shown at the top left of
>> the menubar.
>> 2. I navigated right one item to "Enter search or address:," and
>> entered .
>> 3. I Navigated down until focus was on "Main Menu" which is a link.
>> 4. I tried pressing H for Heading, G for Graphic, and L for List, all
>> of which are elements on this page. In all three cases, nothing
>> I hope this helps. As I said, this behavior is intermittent, so I
>> you're able to reproduce.
>> Dan
>> On September 3, 2014 2:43:30 AM CDT, Marco Zehe 
>> wrote:
>>     Hi Dan,
>>     focus needs to be on some page element for quick navigation keys
>>     work. So if, for example, the page loads, but one is in the upper
>>     with the menu button or the awesome bar in TalkBack focus, quick
>>     navigation won't work. Can you make sure TalkBack is in the web
>>     area if you see this failure next time?
>>     Thanks,
>>     Marco
>>     On 02.09.2014 19:19, Dan Brown wrote:
>>         Greetings, I am using Firefox on a Samsung Tab S, along with
>>         both Talkback and Brailleback. About 50% of the time, after a
>>         page has fully loaded, Firefox refuses to respond to quick
>>         navigation keys that I press on my braille display's
>>         For example, H to navigate to the next heading, or G to jump
>>         to the next graphic. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to
>>         nail down precisely when this happens, as it seems completely
>>         random. Navigation sometimes resumes if I close out Firefox
>>         from Recent Apps and then launch it again, but not always.
>>         Please let me know if I can provide further information to
>>         narrow this down a bit, and I'll be happy to assist. Dan --
>>         Sent from Samsung Tab S
>>         accessibility mailing list
>> --
>> Sent from Samsung Tab S 

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