Closed Bug 858598 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Defect - Select popups near the bottom of the screen are unusable

Categories

(Firefox for Metro Graveyard :: Input, defect, P1)

x86_64
Windows 8.1
defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED FIXED
Firefox 23

People

(Reporter: jimm, Assigned: rsilveira)

References

Details

(Whiteboard: [forms] feature=defect u=metro_firefox_user c=Content_features p=2)

Attachments

(3 files)

Attached image screenshot
See screenshot.

We should be smarter about our positioning. We added forced positioning to menus a while back, and now all menus are forced. But the forced position code doesn't do a very good job of analyzing the layout situation and deciding where best to display the popup.
Summary: Select popups near the bottom of the screen are unusable → Defect - Select popups near the bottom of the screen are unusable
Whiteboard: [forms] → [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=0
Attachment #733888 - Attachment is patch: false
Attachment #733888 - Attachment mime type: text/plain → image/png
Our menu code positioning needs to be looked at again, we have a few bugs related to it.
Whiteboard: [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=0 → [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=2
Jim's point estimate=2
Whiteboard: [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=2 → [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=0
Depends on: 861853
No longer depends on: 861853
Blocks: 861853
Assignee: nobody → rsilveira
Blocks: metrov1it7
No longer blocks: metrov1defect&change
QA Contact: jbecerra
Whiteboard: [forms] feature=defect c=tbd u=tbd p=0 → [forms] feature=defect u=metro_firefox_user c=Content_features p=2
Blocks: 801121
Priority: -- → P1
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attached patch Patch v1Splinter Review
Updated code to position popup menus.
Attachment #743949 - Flags: review?(mbrubeck)
Blocks: 855434
Attachment #743949 - Flags: review?(mbrubeck) → review+
Blocks: 857986
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/8dedab2c9c82
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 23
For testing and verification.
Flags: needinfo?(virgil.dicu)
Attached image popup screenshot
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; rv:23.0) Gecko/20130507 Firefox/23.0

Verified using today's Nightly - 20130507:
-verified that the pop-up is always and entirely displayed: the bottom/upper part of the screen in full view, in snapped view
-used bugzilla.mozilla.org and http://autofillforms.mozdev.org/test.html
Flags: needinfo?(virgil.dicu)
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
OS: Windows 8 Metro → Windows 8.1
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