[Project_owners] Displaying a textbox on top of a tree

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Mar 10 09:37:32 EST 2006


Wladimir Palant wrote:

> 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.

I should have thought of that - decks have views, too (at least in 
1.7/1.8; views probably won't exist in 1.9).


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