TextArea should support Tab input and Escape to leave

Bug #1522736 reported by Christian Dywan on 2015-12-04
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Canonical System Image
Medium
Zoltan Balogh
ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu)
Medium
Christian Dywan
ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu RTM)
Medium
Christian Dywan

Bug Description

As it says on the tin. The TextArea should support enabling Tab key input ie. press "Tab" to get a tabulator character. Press "Escape" to clear selection and allow Tab to leave the component.

Changed in ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Christian Dywan (kalikiana)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
assignee: nobody → Zoltan Balogh (bzoltan)
milestone: none → ww08-2016
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Zsombor Egri (zsombi) wrote :

It shouldn't be Escape, it should either be Tab/Backtab or Ctrl+Tab/Backtab.

Zoltan Balogh (bzoltan) wrote :

Why the "Escape"?

In my view the escape should not leave text editor should not

Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Changed in ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu RTM):
status: New → Incomplete
assignee: nobody → Christian Dywan (kalikiana)
importance: Undecided → Medium
no longer affects: ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Christian Dywan (kalikiana)
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
milestone: ww08-2016 → 11
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
milestone: 11 → backlog
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