The new find bar shifting down content

Gavin Sharp gavin at gavinsharp.com
Tue Aug 20 20:17:32 UTC 2013


Are you suggesting just switching back to findbar-on-bottom for quick
find specifically? Or something else more complicated?

Gavin

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Mike de Boer <mdeboer at mozilla.com> wrote:
> My two cents on top of Mike's question is; while working on the findbar features, I found myself calling names at quick find after a while. Why? Well, because it is now, perhaps more then before, obvious that it is and should not share so much with the full-blown findbar, but instead be viewed upon as an entirely different feature.
> Thinking about quick find this way, displaying a statically positioned partial (not full-width) quickfind-bar seems to coincide well with the sense of haste, efficiency that it's meant to offer. Let's pull it out of the find bar. It deserves it's own chrome.
>
> Have fun, Mike.
>
> On Aug 20, 2013, at 9:53 PM, Mike Connor <mconnor at mozilla.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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