Cursor remains in navbar, not page, when changing tabs


#1

Description

When changing tabs, the newly switched-to tab has the URL in the navbar highlighted, and the input cursor active in the nav bar. This means that keyboard navigation shortcuts do not work until the cursor is moved to the page content.
This behaviour is unexpected and makes keyboard browsing more difficult. It is contrary to the behaviour of the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge etc.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Have more than one tab open
  2. Click on a background tab to switch to it
  3. Use the arrow keys or pageup / pagedown in an attempt to navigate around the website

Actual result:
Arrow keys move the cursor around the text of the URL in the navbar

Expected result:
Arrow keys navigate through the web pae

Reproduces how often:
:100:

Brave Version

Brave 0.20.42
V8 6.4.388.41
rev 096c7cb
Muon 4.8.2
OS Release 17.4.0
Update Channel Release
OS Architecture x64
OS Platform macOS
Node.js 7.9.0
Brave Sync v1.4.2
libchromiumcontent 64.0.3282.140

Reproducible on current live release:
Yes


#2

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