Closed Bug 282358 Opened 15 years ago Closed 14 years ago
text caret disappears when using form fields inside a div with "position:fixed"
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de-DE; rv:1.8b) Gecko/20050214 Firefox/1.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de-DE; rv:1.8b) Gecko/20050214 Firefox/1.0+ If you set up a page with a fixed div ( eg. background) and some divs for the scrolling content inside of the fixed one. And now create a form inside the content div, then the text caret disappears in tags input and textarea. Here you can see a sample page: http://www.lonux.de/demo Reproducible: Always
Well, that sample page doesn't show anything for me. This bug is probably a duplicate of bug 167801.
(In reply to comment #1) > Well, that sample page doesn't show anything for me. > This bug is probably a duplicate of bug 167801. Please checkout the new example now at http://www.lonux.de/demo. Take attention to the text caret inside the input field. In case the background div has position:fixed the text caret disappears partially. You can scroll now to see how the text caret behaves. Furthermore there is a link on the top left corner for changing the position attribute from the background div (fixed <-> absolute).
Well, that is also probably the same bug. I'll mark it dependent for now.
Assignee: firefox → roc
Component: General → Layout: View Rendering
Depends on: 167801
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → ian
Version: unspecified → Trunk
This is the sort of thing that would be fixed by painting caret in frames.
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(In reply to comment #4) > This is the sort of thing that would be fixed by painting caret in frames. Hi, great solution you are giving. The best solution would be not to use Firefox anymore ;) This is definitely a bug because no other browsers (Opera, IE) behave in the same manner. The text caret still disappears when the inputbox overlapps an underlying layer which has position:fixed. Tested with FireFox 1.0.7 Best regards, Georg Lorenz
He meant that it will probably be fixed by the fix for bug 287813, which will hopefully be included in the Firefox2.0 version.
Depends on: 287813
(In reply to comment #7) > He meant that it will probably be fixed by the fix for bug 287813, which will > hopefully be included in the Firefox2.0 version. Oh, sorry. And thanks for the review.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 230701 ***
Component: Layout: View Rendering → Layout: Web Painting
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