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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#13457 closed bug (invalid)

Different Values for $('#foo').position().left in Firefox and Chrome

Reported by: [email protected] Owned by: [email protected]
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: offset Version: 1.8.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Description (last modified by mikesherov)

    <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function (){
      $(window).on('resize', function () {
    #main {
      position: relative;
      width: 100%;
    #container {
      height: 100%;
      position: relative;
      margin: auto;
      width: 960px;
  <div id="main">
    <div id="container">hello</div>

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by [email protected]

On Chrome $('#container').position().left ignores the margin on the container.

In firefox $('#container').position().left takes into account the margin.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by mikesherov

Component: unfiledoffset
Owner: set to mikesherov
Priority: undecidedlow
Status: newassigned

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by mikesherov

Description: modified (diff)

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by mikesherov

Owner: changed from mikesherov to [email protected]
Status: assignedpending

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to the jQuery project! Please provide a complete reduced test case on jsFiddle to help us assess your ticket!

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I even tried to use the test case you provided in the comments and couldn't reproduce the bug as described: http://jsbin.com/amatud/3/edit

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by mikesherov

Also, noticed you were using an invalid doctype, but even changing that to a proper one doesn't reproduce the issue.

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by trac-o-bot

Resolution: invalid
Status: pendingclosed

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