The new find bar shifting down content

Gavin Sharp gavin at
Sat Aug 24 16:16:15 UTC 2013

On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari at>wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 10:59 AM, Gavin Sharp <gavin at>wrote:
>> 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()?

Perhaps! Has anyone tried to implement a Chrome-like solution, or is anyone
willing to?

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