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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-160715

The on-screen keyboard can no longer be used as of 1.13; the cursor centers itself regardless of location.

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Reopened
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 1.14.4, 19w40a
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Environment:
      Windows 10. Java Version 8 Update 171
    • Confirmation Status:
      Confirmed
    • Category:
      Accessibility, Input
    • Mojang Priority:
      Important

      Description

      Ever since Minecraft version 1.13, I've been completely unable to play because of a change in how the game interacts with the cursor. Specifically, whereas I'm used to being able to have the cursor over Windows' On-Screen Keyboard and click keys that way (something I have to do in order to compensate for a disability), that no longer seems to be possible as it once was, because the cursor gets centered (in the process of "aiming" where Steve is supposed to look) regardless of its location on the screen. I've been told by various sources, including a prominent mod developer as well as one of your own support representatives, that this is likely due to the update to LWJGL3 that, among other things, defined some undefined behavior, but I still consider it a bug because it essentially "fixed" something that wasn't "broken", per se, in the process making the game unplayable for me.

      Worth noting, this is a high enough priority issue to me that, were I a bit more competent with Java (and for that matter, programming in general... I'm a bit of a novice), I would attempt to write a coremod to override whatever part of LWJGL is causing this. As is, however, I'd probably end up making things worse and just crashing the game repeatedly. It's really a pity, considering a lot of the new content (bees, raids, etc.) looks really cool... please help

      What I expected to happen was...:
      The mouse cursor would stay in place when it is over the on-screen keyboard, regardless of whether I'm in a menu or not. It used to work like this prior to 1.13, but according to sources including a prominent mod developer and your own support, this likely changed because of the update to LWJGL3

      What actually happened was...:
      Instead of the above, the mouse cursor resets before I can click any keys on the on-screen keyboard, making it completely useless and preventing me from being able to play due to my spinal cord injury.

      Steps to Reproduce:
      1. Load up any version of Minecraft post-1.13 release
      2. open the On-Screen Keyboard that is built into Windows' "Ease of Access center"
      3. Place the on-screen keyboard over Minecraft such that the Windows overlap
      4. load up a world and try to click the WASD keys on the on-screen keyboard to move around (you won't be able to)

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              Reporter:
              macks2008 Twisted Code
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