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Tab key no longer works from macro program

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Hi,

We have an in-house custom-written macro program that fills in fields in a web page displayed by Firefox.

It finds the window handle of the field with the caret, sends a string of WM_CHAR messages to fill it with text, sends a WM_CHAR message with a TAB character to change fields, and repeats the foregoing for the next field.

This morning Firefox 15 updated itself, and now the macro program doesn't work. Specifically, Firefox no longer changes form fields when it receives a TAB character, and everything goes into the first field.

Any idea what happened?

Better still, any chance there's an about:config setting to change to make this work again?

Failing all this, is there a way to revert to the previous build of Firefox 15?

Thanks.

Jack

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Okay... ignore the foregoing. It's a genuine problem with the current update of Firefox 15, but one of our staff devised a work-around for our macro program.

Cheers.

Jack

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Okay... ignore the foregoing. It's a genuine problem with the current update of Firefox 15, but one of our staff devised a work-around for our macro program.

Cheers.

Jack