Bug #1159

HTML5 Date Input is unusable

Added by Doug Reeder about 3 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:06/09/2016
Priority:Low Due date:
Assignee:Christophe Chapuis % Done:

50% Total progress

Target version:Later


To reproduce
1. Surf to
2. Zoom in so input type="date" is large enough to tap
3. Tap on downward-pointing triangle on right. Expected behavior: date-picker dropdown appears and is usable.
Actual behavior: new window opens with partial, unusable, date-picker UI (no dates).
4. dismiss new window
5. Tap on "mm". Expected result: virtual numeric keyboard appears
Actual behavior: no vkb appears

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Updated by Herman van Hazendonk about 3 years ago

  • Priority changed from Normal to Low
  • Target version set to Later
  • Assignee set to Christophe Chapuis
  • Category set to UI

This is most likely a bug/lacking feature in QT's implementation. AFAIK we cannot do custom UI for these parts ourselves (yet).

Updated by Herman van Hazendonk about 2 years ago

We'll see if this gets sorted automagically with 5.8 upgrade.

Updated by Herman van Hazendonk almost 2 years ago

Still problematic with 5.9 it seems.

Updated by Herman van Hazendonk almost 2 years ago

It seems to work OK in qemux86 now. Need to verify on actual target device.

Updated by Doug Reeder almost 2 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 50
  • Status changed from New to Closed

works ok on TP and Nexus 4, abeit taking over the full screen, rather than an appropriately sized dialog

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