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Focus is not set to the Modal Window



When a modal dialog is opened the browser focus is not set to the modal dialog and keyboard navigation to Cancel/OK buttons is not possible.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Launch a modal dialog.
Use tab to move the browser focus.


Root Cause

This issue was determined to be a product enhancement request.


Perform the following local-change:

Add the following script to the UserWorkForm HTML fragment:

pega.u.d.attachOnload(function() { 
document.getElementById("modaldialog_hd_title").tabindex= 1
}, 100); 
}, false); 


Published January 30, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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