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Status: Fixed
Owner: ----
Closed: Oct 2014
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OS: Windows
Pri: 2
Type: Bug

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Expose whether the input is a search, url, tel, etc.

Project Member Reported by, Nov 25 2013

Issue description

Version: 31
OS: windows 8

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. go to
2. check the email/url/tel etc inputs
3. input type info not exposed in IA2

What is the expected output? 
see Mozilla implementation bug

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@dominic: Is anyone looking into this issue?
No, please feel free to implement this.

We should expose the input type in Blink, add it as a new string attribute in ax_enums.idl and then map it to the IA2 attribute on Windows.

Please also refactor BrowserAccessibilityAndroid::AndroidInputType() to implement this the correct way. We shouldn't have done it by checking the html attribute directly in content/browser code; that check should be abstracted away in Blink.


I'm looking on this from 2 weeks ago.
Here is WIP.
And I'll update it today.
Sorry about that. I should have commented here.
Status: Assigned
ok. Sure. You can continue.

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Comment 7 by, Oct 3 2014

The following revision refers to this bug:

commit 91d4e092d3a07e46ad55062dc0883071b3fe47e4
Author: <>
Date: Fri Oct 03 07:13:59 2014

Add AX attribute conversion for input type

Exposed input type for tel, search, url and email on mac and windows.
The Related CL:

BUG= 323161 

Review URL:

Cr-Commit-Position: refs/heads/master@{#298008}


Is this fixed or is more work needed?

It's done with two patches above. If there is any problem, please let me know.
Status: Fixed

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