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Make the new eyedropper UI adapt to the zoom level in the page.



2 years ago
4 months ago


(Reporter: pbro, Unassigned)


49 Branch

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox50 affected, firefox51 affected)




2 years ago
Since bug 1262439, the eyedropper has become a highlighter.
This means that it is injected into the content page and, therefore, is subject to its zoom level.

Right now, if you zoom in or out, the eyedropper UI becomes bigger or smaller, like the rest of the page.

However, the eyedropper UI is a logical part of devtools, not the page. It just happens to be in the page.

So, just like we do for other highlighters (like the box-model one), we'd like to make it adapt to the zoom level.

When the page is zoomed in, make the eyedropper smaller so it still looks the same.
And when the page is zoomed out, make the eyedropper bugger, so it still looks the same.

We have a helper function already that should do that:
but it produces really bad results in that case. The eyedropper appears pixelated or blurry.

Comment 1

2 years ago
Inspector bug triage (filter on CLIMBING SHOES).
Priority: -- → P2


2 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 1289618


2 years ago
status-firefox50: --- → affected
status-firefox51: --- → affected
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a year ago
Duplicate of this bug: 1388318


4 months ago
Product: Firefox → DevTools
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