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edjm 2007-01-01 11:26 AM

Sticky Note module on Google personalized start page
 
OmniWeb has a bit of a layout problem with the "sticky note" module which is added to new [URL="http://google.com/ig"]google personalized[/URL] pages by default.

The source of the sticky note module can be found here:
[url]http://www.google.com/ig/modules/sticky.xml[/url]

In Firefox, the module displays correctly -- regardless of how much content is added to the sticky note the box keeps growing w/o scrollbars. In OmniWeb it creates a scrollbar instead of expanding vertically and also draws an unsightly box around the sticky note.

Forrest 2007-01-01 11:56 AM

How does one add a sticky to their homepage?

edjm 2007-01-01 02:50 PM

Click on the "Add Stuff" link in the upper-right of the [URL="http://google.com/ig"]page[/URL], then search for "sticky note", then click the "Add it now" button under Sticky Note.

Forrest 2007-01-01 03:33 PM

It looks like the issue is caused by the zoomed text editor. It's a form field and in order for the field to have area for the zoomed text editor button, it then forces a scrollbar. Note the amount to be scrolled is equal to the size of the text editor button.

Note that Safari also puts a box around it, so that would appear to be a WebKit issue.

edjm 2007-01-01 04:24 PM

Anyway to turn off the "zoomed text editor" so it can look normal? I looked through the preferences and didn't see anything...

Thanks

troyb 2007-01-06 03:47 PM

Actually this is due to the old style of text field that OmniWeb uses. We will be moving to a newer version of WebKit our rendering engine that will have stylable text fields and this should look more like firefox does.

edjm 2007-01-07 12:36 PM

Excellent! I confirmed that it looks normal using the nightly build of WebKit. Thanks


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