autofocus on opening browser_action popup

Martin Giger martin at
Wed Nov 1 11:59:48 UTC 2017

Hi Lenz

I believe the related bug would be


On 01.11.2017 12:52, Lenz Weber wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to auto-focus an input element as soon as the browser_action
> popup is opened - so far without success.
> Focus is only obtained by manually clicking into the popup or doing a
> double-tab. Also, other plugins seem to have the same problem -
> unfortunately, their workaround of calling .focus() after a setTimeout
> of ~100ms does not seem to work for me. (see
> )
> Is this a known limitation, am I missing something obvious or is this a
> bug I should report somewhere?
> Kind Regards,
> Lenz
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