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

Submitted by Adam Samec on Thursday, October 6, 2016

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.