The new find bar shifting down content

Ehsan Akhgari ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 15:37:54 UTC 2013


On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 10:59 AM, Gavin Sharp <gavin at gavinsharp.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Asa Dotzler <asa at mozilla.com> wrote:
> > What needs to happen to make "not shifting any content" the requirement
> for
> > this change and what kind of additional effort is required to actually
> > effect that UX?
>
> As I understand it, "Don't shift content" is easy, but "don't obscure
> found content", which I am assuming we would also need as part of that
> solution, is more complicated in that setup. We would likely need some
> Gecko support for obtaining the viewport-relative position of text
> selections.
>
> Roc/Markus, do you have any thoughts on the complexity of that, or
> alternate solutions?
>

Isn't that information already available through Range.getClientRects()?

Cheers,
--
Ehsan
<http://ehsanakhgari.org/>



> > If it's extremely difficult, I think we should push the
> > feature down the road -- there are simply too many other higher
> priorities.
> > If we're close though, I too would like to see this finished as a nice
> > incremental win that would fit in well with the larger UI re-org of
> > Australis.
>
> This makes sense to me.
>
> Gavin
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