Closed Bug 1111091 Opened 8 years ago Closed 8 years ago
Tab bar jitters when tab curve width is less than 3px
See Bug 1096542. After a lot of investigation, this happens in the following conditions: * Tab curve width is less than 3px (the width of the tab separator elements) * Customized tab bar to separate new tab button from tabs * A tab is opened without the mouse being on the tab bar * An overflow happens on the tab strip, and apparently the ::after element for the tab separators is being taken into account when ensureElementIsVisible is called. This basically causes underflow/overflow to volley back and forth to each other. STR for OSX: Customize and put the tab button plus another button in the tab bar, separated from tabs Resize window to 960px Open 3 tabs Open a 4th with a middle mouse click Jittering on the tab strip ensues. See Bug 1096542 for more test cases
This is one potential solution - we could just make sure that the splitter doesn't extend and increase the size of the tab.
Assignee: nobody → bgrinstead
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #8535913 - Flags: review?(MattN+bmo)
The reason this is happening is that the extra width on the separator is causing the overflow to happen, which causes the ::after element to go away (since it isn't selected anymore)
Comment on attachment 8535913 [details] [diff] [review] last-tab-separator-with-separated-new-tab-button.patch Review of attachment 8535913 [details] [diff] [review]: ----------------------------------------------------------------- ::: browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css @@ +317,5 @@ > } > > +/* Handle a case where the last separator in a customized tab bar with a > + separated new tab button causes the width of the tab to extend and causes > + jittering with a small tab curve width (Bug 1100578). */ r=me with the corrected bug number. It's not ideal but the solution makes sense and it's straightforward.
Attachment #8535913 - Flags: review?(MattN+bmo) → review+
Updated bug #
Attachment #8535913 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 37
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