Closed Bug 292056 Opened 15 years ago Closed 14 years ago
Named anchors may not center properly in view once images are loaded
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 I've noticed a sporadic problem with named anchors centering properly when a page loads. This problem isn't site-specific, but I've included the above URL as a good test case. Basically I've found, repeatedly, that when a large page loads with a URL using a named anchor, the anchor seeks immediately, but may then become displaced as images are loaded. It seems to me the problem is the fact that as the images on a page are loaded, the physical size of the page actually changes. This causes a scrolling effect, and displaces the view from the location of the anchor. For example, just now I had taken the link above (http://vspx27.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/allprojects#1278). Firefox immediately seeks to the 1278 anchor, but that page includes many large images. As 'fox proceeded to load images it would scroll up and down as the page was dynamically resized. Unfortunately this results in me looking at anywhere from the wrong line, to the entirely wrong paragraph. This problem crops up somewhat sporadically as it seems to mostly be related to the number, location, and size of images on any given page. So far the only browser I've seen that really handles this issue well is Opera. Their solution is to load all images prior to seeking the anchor, because obviously once the page is fully loaded it wont continue resizing. I'm not saying this is the best solution, but I think it should be addressed. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
(In reply to comment #1) > Possibly related are bug 103279 and bug 60307 (see in particular comment #9 of > bug 60307). Yes, it looks like these bugs do deal with some of the root cause of the problem. Do you think we should close this bug assuming those bugs will also resolve this, or would it be better to leave this bug specifically for this issue and just set the other bugs as blocking? My only concern is I don't think this specific problem is in the other bug descriptions so it may be overlooked in future solutions.
I confirm this bug. It is uncomfortably to look pages with large number of photo. The only solution is to refresh (F5) page or to press "back" and press the same link. In this cases images are loaded from cache and bug is not visible. I hope this misunderstanding bug will be fixed without delay. Example of page where it well-visible: http://forum.b.gz.ru/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Common&Number=2829867#Post2829867
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Maybe if the staff would actually read these bugs in the first place there'd be more comments... Keep it open.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Looking over this again, and bug 60307, I think this belongs in Core->Layout. I'll also tweak up the summary.
Assignee: firefox → nobody
Component: General → Layout
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → layout
Summary: Named anchors may not center properly when images are loaded. → Named anchors may not center properly in view once images are loaded.
Version: unspecified → Trunk
This /is/ bug 60307 - note in particular that most of the duplicates are describing precisely the same thing. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 60307 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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