So I've managed to override some CSS to get around this. Here's the rule I added:
Originally Posted by tm8747a
Basically, as far as I could tell, the reason you can't tab into an empty field is that the <input> tag gets hidden when the field is empty, so it gets skipped over. With the CSS above, I override the display and set it to block so it's not hidden and then I set a negative absolute position to hide it without hiding it, for lack of a better way of putting it. Seems to work fine for me so far, haven't run into any problems.