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#7830 closed bug (invalid)

Opened December 22, 2010 10:54AM UTC

Closed January 06, 2011 07:45AM UTC

Browsers autofill feature dosen't fire .change event

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: 1.6
Component: unfiled Version: 1.4.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

If you use the browsers autofill feature to fill a form field, the change event dosen't seem to fire. There has to be a keydown on the field first. Not sure if this is a bug, similar to this: - So sorry if this is a known issue.

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Changed December 22, 2010 02:51PM UTC by addyosmani comment:1

owner: →
priority: undecidedlow
status: newpending

Thank you for submitting a ticket to the jQuery Bug Tracker!

Looking through the Stack Overflow post you shared, it would appear that a solution to the problem you're looking for is available in one of the comments on that thread (see the code from

That aside, if you can provide us with a reduced test case where you've tried to solve this issue on we'll investigate the issue further and get back to you shortly.


Changed December 22, 2010 03:42PM UTC by miketaylr comment:2

AFAIK, browsers do not fire any events when they autofill forms.

Changed January 06, 2011 07:45AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:3

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

Because we get so many tickets, we often need to return them to the initial reporter for more information. If that person does not reply within 14 days, the ticket will automatically be closed, and that has happened in this case. If you still are interested in pursuing this issue, feel free to add a comment with the requested information and we will be happy to reopen the ticket if it is still valid. Thanks!