[Project_owners] Displaying a textbox on top of a tree

Wladimir Palant trev at gtchat.de
Fri Mar 10 08:29:34 EST 2006


Neil wrote:
> Wladimir Palant wrote:
>> Just in case somebody is interested: in the end the only solution I 
>> found was putting the textbox into a windowed element. I put it into 
>> an iframe and everything works fine now. Before that it was a mess 
>> with treecell text displaying over textbox text, tree selection over 
>> textbox borders/background and caret not displaying at all.
> 
> Ah, this sounds like the "views screw up paint order" bug. (Worse, 
> because parts of the tree and textbox have views, while other parts do 
> not).

Guess so. And as it came out putting the textbox in an iframe only helps 
in Gecko 1.8, not in Gecko 1.7. Surprisingly, a deck does a better job 
in both versions, and it is easier.

Wladimir


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