Tag Archives: Android

[Android]: Input Field Issues
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Android bug: label text appears in input field as a watermark or a placeholder

There’s an issue in Android web view, at least on HTC EVO and Samsung Galaxy Nexus that causes input field label text to behave just like placeholder: appear as a watermark over the empty input field and disappear as soon as user starts typing (see image).

Also default system styles may apply on input fields when they receive focus, causing layout break, overlapping other elements with a system input field (e.g. search icon will disappear for search field) that quite often can be vertically misaligned with the original input field (see screenshot) if the one is placed in element with position absolute or fixed.…