Closed Bug 1394517 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago
URL bar drop-down arrow shows in strange situations
The down arrow in the url bar that you click to open the popup shows and hides in some strange cases making it appear and disappear while you mouse around the window. It is shown when the mouse is over: The URL bar Other toolbar buttons The bottom border of the toolbars It is not shown when the mouse is over: Tab bar Flexible spacers The content area
(In reply to Dave Townsend [:mossop] from comment #0) > It is not shown when the mouse is over: > > Tab bar > Flexible spacers We're not seeing this bug on Linux or Mac. Can you reproduce in a new profile? > The content area This is expected behavior (bug 1203494).
I tested in a clean profile on Windows. (In reply to Dave Townsend [:mossop] from comment #0) > The down arrow in the url bar that you click to open the popup shows and > hides in some strange cases making it appear and disappear while you mouse > around the window. > > It is shown when the mouse is over: > > The URL bar > Other toolbar buttons > The bottom border of the toolbars > > It is not shown when the mouse is over: > > Tab bar This is slightly false, over tabs the drop-down shows, over the rest of the titlebar it doesn't. > Flexible spacers This only occurs when a lightweight theme is applied.
The dropmarker also disappears while the hamburger menu is animating open.
The problem here is that we're basically setting the dropdown to appear when the toolbox is hovered, so: - menus that drop down from those buttons don't count - items that get no mouse events because they get treated as native titlebar bits (like the empty space in the tabstrip) don't count Fixing this is not trivial, because this is currently set up using CSS with a :hover style on the toolbox. TBH, I think we should just get rid of the dropmarker, that's what people have been saying for months, and there's a separate bug on file for doing that. Stephen?
No longer depends on: 1401507
Duplicate of this bug: 1401507
From the duplicate bug 1401507 - URL bar dropmarker appears when hovering tabs or toolbar buttons > The urlbar dropmarker appears whenever I hover the searchbar, a random > toolbar button, or a tab. This is distracting (especially with the css > transition) as it causes something to move in a place that is unrelated to > where my mouse cursor is. > > I did some bugzilla and hg archeology and was surprised to see this behavior > was intentionally introduced in bug 1211217. > > Jared, I assume you wanted this to appear when the mouse is around the > urlbar, not when it's over anything in the top of the browser window. > > Before your patch we were checking for :not(:hover) on #urlbar which was > indeed a small target. Currently (after your patch) we do it on > #navigator-toolbox which is a giant target. I think #urlbar-container is a > good compromise. Do you agree? Stephen, the options that have been proposed here are: 1. just get rid of the dropmarker (what Gijs is proposing here in comment 5). It may already be late to introduce this change in 57. 2. show the dropmarker only when hovering the urlbar (ie. revert to the situation before bug 1211217) 3. show the dropmarker when hovering the urlbar container (ie. the urlbar + a few pixels immediately around it). This is what the patch I'm attaching does. 4. Keep the current distracting and inconsistent behavior. What would you like us to do?
Comment on attachment 8910275 [details] [diff] [review] Patch from bug 1401507 Review of attachment 8910275 [details] [diff] [review]: ----------------------------------------------------------------- Yes, the goal of this is to show the dropmarker as the user begins to mouse towards it. I'm fine with this change.
Attachment #8910275 - Flags: review?(jaws) → review+
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Priority: P3 → P1
Whiteboard: [photon-visual] [triage] → [reserve-photon-visual]
(In reply to Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo] from comment #8) > 1. just get rid of the dropmarker (what Gijs is proposing here in comment > 5). It may already be late to introduce this change in 57. I think we should consider removing it (we've discussed it for years) I filed bug 1389594 to get some data on usage for after 57. > 3. show the dropmarker when hovering the urlbar container (ie. the urlbar + > a few pixels immediately around it). This is what the patch I'm attaching > does. This sounds fine to me in the short-term. Thanks!
4 years ago
Attachment #8910275 - Flags: ui-review?(shorlander) → ui-review+
Pushed by email@example.com: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/d375b8dad67e URL bar drop-down arrow should only be shown when hovering the urlbar container, r=jaws, ui-r=shorlander.
I have reproduced the issue on an affected build 57.0a1 (20170828100127)on Windows10 64bit This is verified fixed on Windows 10 and Windows 7 64bit - Build 57.0b3(20170925150345) The URL bar drop-down arrow is shown only when hovering the urlbar container.
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