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#1173 closed bug (wontfix)

Opened May 11, 2007 08:44PM UTC

Closed March 31, 2008 01:37AM UTC

Flicker before Interface SlideIn* functions

Reported by: bhagany Owned by: stefan
Priority: major Milestone: 1.1.3
Component: interface Version: 1.1.2
Keywords: flicker, interface, slide, display, visibility Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I have seen several posts on the forums that claim that something like this was fixed in jQuery 1.1.2, but this persists for me in Firefox 1.5 on Windows XP. In certain situations, the sliding element is made visible for a brief period before the slide actually starts, when display is unset or set to "block", and visibility is "none"

My preliminary fix is as follows:

comment out ifxslide.js, line 240 (jQuery.fx.slide method):;

and change ifx.js, line 110 (jQuery.fx.buildWrapper method) from:



es.display = "none";

I'm not sure what the reason was for having the command, but it seems to work well without it. Also, under the conditions I described above, the t.hide() call doesn't actually do anything when is commented, because hide() does a filter(":visible") before doing its thing, and the element's visibility is set to none.

Any insight on whether this fix breaks anything else is appreciated. Also, I will put up a test case and post it here soon.

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Changed May 11, 2007 09:52PM UTC by bhagany comment:1

Sorry about the multiple ticket submissions... my browser hung forever, and I thought it wasn't working. Can I delete tickets I've submitted?

Changed November 09, 2007 05:12PM UTC by alexef comment:2

Hi, I tried this and it's working as a charm. Why isn't this patched to trunk? It's a major bug, although it seems to appear only on Firefox2.

Oh, and thank you very much bhagany!

Changed March 31, 2008 01:37AM UTC by scott.gonzal comment:3

resolution: → wontfix
status: newclosed

Interface is no longer supported; consider switching to jQuery UI.