The new find bar shifting down content

Mike Connor mconnor at
Tue Aug 20 19:53:15 UTC 2013

This raises the question of whether quickfind (both variants) were 
considered as part of the design process.  Can someone from UX comment 
on this?

-- Mike

On 2013-08-20 3:19 PM, Gijs Kruitbosch wrote:
> I imagine this is quickfind, activated by hitting '/' when focused in 
> the page content. That autohides after $SOME_INTERVAL.
> ~ Gijs
> On 20/08/13 21:14 , Stephen Horlander wrote:
>>> It's just super-jarring to have text I'm reading suddenly move at a 
>>> random (from my point of view) point in time.
>> I would be interested to know why people are having it move seemingly 
>> at random?
>>   The find bar only shows or hides itself based on an explicit 
>> action. Hitting Ctrl+F or Esc and then observing a corresponding 
>> action doesn't seem like a surprising thing to me.

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