Feedback on javadoc UI changes

Alexey Ivanov alexey.ivanov at
Thu Oct 10 14:53:22 UTC 2019

Hi Hannes,

On 10/10/2019 11:39, Hannes Wallnöfer wrote:
> However, the whole focus grabbing is certainly a potential source of confusion/problems.
Yes, I think it could be the source of confusion.
In Firefox, I have the "Search for text when you start typing" option 
selected (it's in the Browsing section of General tab). So that when I 
start typing, Firefox automatically starts searching on the page. If a 
link is selected, pressing Enter activates it. This feature works great 
for navigating javadoc for JDK 8 for example.

So if the focus is not in the search box, “stealing” it for the Search 
box could not be what a user intends.


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