Closed Bug 1485867 Opened 2 years ago Closed 2 years ago

Drop down text is truncated in many places, and content shifts in some places when changing dropdown


(Toolkit :: Themes, defect, P2)

63 Branch



Tracking Status
firefox-esr52 --- unaffected
firefox-esr60 --- unaffected
firefox61 --- unaffected
firefox62 --- unaffected
firefox63 + verified


(Reporter: alice0775, Assigned: dao)



(Keywords: regression)


(4 files)

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[Tracking Requested - why for this release]: UI visual regression

Steps To Reproduce:
1. Open about:preferences

Actual Results:
See Attached Screenshot

Expected Results:
Not truncated 

Regression window:

Regressed by: 1c63d5a13deb	Dão Gottwald — Bug 1481754 - Use inheritance for menu fonts. r=mstriemer

:dao, Can you look into this?
Flags: needinfo?(dao+bmo)
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And Content shifts in some places when changing dropdown
Summary: Drop down text is truncated in many places → Drop down text is truncated in many places, and content shifts in some places when changing dropdown
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When search term matches, the dropdown will be displayed with line break.
Assignee: nobody → dao+bmo
Component: Preferences → Themes
Flags: needinfo?(dao+bmo)
Priority: -- → P2
See Also: → 1483153
Attached patch patchSplinter Review
Attachment #9003806 - Flags: review?(felipc)
I see this font problem on macOS, too. In particular, I noticed that the "Content process limit" setting's value "4 (default)" is truncated to "4 (defa...".

Also, the "Content process limit" setting's drop down menu uses a smaller font (which can show the full "4 (default)" string) than the value after it has been selected. I don't know if that is a bug or not.
OS: Windows 10 → All
Hardware: x86_64 → All
Attachment #9003806 - Flags: review?(felipc) → review+
Keywords: checkin-needed
Keywords: checkin-needed
Pushed by
Backed out changeset fb2c0eb9ad70 for having the wrong bug number in the commit message
Let menulist popups inherit the font from their menulist parent. r=felipe
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla63
Confirmed issue on 63.0a1 (2018-08-28) - win10x64.
*The text fonts - encoding legacy content, was fine in this version on my machine.

Verified the fix on 63.0b11, 64.0a1 on win10x64, macOS 10.13, Ubuntu 16.04 and the issues are no longer reproducible.
Flags: qe-verify+
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