[Bug 25908] New: Is element editable if it's hidden


            Bug ID: 25908
           Summary: Is element editable if it's hidden
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML Editing APIs
          Assignee: ayg@aryeh.name
          Reporter: p.koszulinski@cksource.com
        QA Contact: sideshowbarker+html-editing-api@gmail.com
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org


What if element has contenteditable=true attribute but it's hidden. E.g.:

<div style="display:none">
  <div contenteditable="true">Am I editable?</div>

AFAIK Blink and Webkit sets isContentEditable to false on such attributes and
in my opinion it makes sense - especially for editing hosts. Firefox and IE
leaves isContentEditable true and therefore it would be good if this case was
explained in specification.

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Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 08:35:11 UTC