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Focus set on first record in Repeating Grid by default in IE



After upgrading from PRPC 6.3 to Pega 7.2, user observed that when a repeating grid layout is opened in a modal window, the firstrecord gets selected or focused by default Internet Explorer 11. This works fine in Chrome. 

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

1. Add an icon to a section that opens a local action in a modal window on click. 
2. Add a repeating grid layout to the local action. 
3. At run time in Internet Explorer, on clicking the icon, the modal dialog opens and focus is set on the first record in the grid.

Root Cause

The reason the issue is observed is because the tabindex is not set to 0 on th in Internet Explorer.


Apply HFix-30769.


Published December 17, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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