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Focus is not set in Modal Window



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

Error Messages

Not applicable

Steps to Reproduce

1. Trigger a Flow Action from the Actions tab of a button using “Local Action”.
2. Set the display to Modal Dialog with other default settings.
3. In the section referenced in the flow action put only radio button control.


Root Cause

This is an expected behaviour, even if we do not display in Modal dialog. 


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:

It is an expected behavior as seen in the examples in UI gallery.



Published January 11, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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