VoiceOver Search in Edit Fields on Webpages Always Fails

Category
Safari
Severity
Moderate

Description

If you do a search with VO-f in a text field in Safari, your search string is never found, no matter what it is.

Bug First Encountered

OS X 10.10 or earlier

How often the bug occurs

Always

Status

Fixed

Fixed In

macOS 10.13

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Comments

By Adam Samec

5 years 8 months ago

However, VoiceOver serch at least finds the edit field which contains the searched text, thus you may copy the entire edit field contents to a new TextEdit document, and search the exact location where the given text occurs in there.