Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#8621 confirmed Bug

WYSIWYG focus fails on Opera Mobile and Kindle Silk browsers

Reported by: lgetzin Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: General Version: 3.2.2
Keywords: Opera Mobile Cc: hallvord@…


Descriptive summary: Unable to set 'focus' within the WYSIWYG editor on devices using Opera Mobile. Same issue also affects the default browser on Kindle devices (Silk).

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Download/install the Opera Mobile emulator:
  2. Go to, and try to set focus/cursor within WYSIWYG editor (this fails - see attached file Image_1_WYSIWYG_Editor_NoFocus.JPG).
  3. Click the 'Source' button of the editor (this succeeds - see attached file Image_2_Source_Editor_FocusOK.JPG).

Browser name and OS: Opera mobile / multiple OS

Attachments (2)

Image_1_WYSIWYG_Editor_NoFocus.JPG (167.0 KB) - added by lgetzin 4 years ago.
Image_2_Source_Editor_FocusOK.JPG (164.6 KB) - added by lgetzin 4 years ago.

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Change History (6)

Changed 4 years ago by lgetzin

Changed 4 years ago by lgetzin

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by fredck

  • Cc hallvord@… added

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by j.swiderski

  • Keywords Kindle Silk removed
  • Status changed from new to confirmed
  • Version changed from 3.6 to 3.2.2

Issue has been reproducible from CKEditor 3.2.2. I have checked it under Opera mobile 11.50 23731.

Seems that from CKE 3.2.2 Opera has stopped recognizing WYSIWYG area as editable (keyboard does no longer popup).

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by hallvord@…

How does CKEditor detect whether contentEditable / designMode is supported? You're likely trying to initialize the editor in Opera Mobile versions with no rich text editing support. IMO you should fall back to a TEXTAREA (actually I've been intending to discuss this with you).

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by fredck

  • Component changed from Accessibility to General
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