Closed Bug 590665 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago

Panels such as those of the Inspector jump around when dragged across multiple monitors

Categories

(Core :: XUL, defect)

defect
Not set

Tracking

()

RESOLVED FIXED
Tracking Status
blocking2.0 --- -

People

(Reporter: enndeakin, Assigned: enndeakin)

Details

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(1 file)

Attached patch fixSplinter Review
This is because panels are constrained to the area of the screen they are on, so jump to fit when crossing over.

Instead, when moving a popup, don't constrain or flip a popup.
haven't tested this on windows but presumably the behavior's the same there. Thanks for filing!
OS: Mac OS X → All
Hardware: x86 → All
this is a usability improvement. Should this block?
blocking2.0: --- → ?
Comment on attachment 469153 [details] [diff] [review]
fix

This patch skips the block where we constrain and flip the panel to fit on the screen when the panel is being moved. There might be specific cases where someone does want this behaviour, for instance, when popup.moveTo is called directly but I can add that in a followup bug.
Attachment #469153 - Flags: review?(roc)
Not going to hold the release for this change. Would definitely consider approval if the patch is safe and tested.
blocking2.0: ? → -
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/3de085749863
Status: ASSIGNED → UNCONFIRMED
Ever confirmed: false
Flags: in-testsuite+
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Moving to Core:XUL per https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1455336
Component: XP Toolkit/Widgets: XUL → XUL
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