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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#6409 closed bug (invalid)

fadeTo and animate work not correctly with opacity in Linux Chrome and Chromium

Reported by: Leolik Owned by: Leolik
Priority: undecided Milestone:
Component: effects Version: 1.4.2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


If, in Linux Chrome or Chromium, tag have opacity 0.3 (for example) and you change it to 0.3 again, with fadeTo() or animate() - opacity changed to 0 and after this again changed to 0.3 - thats not correct. Sorry for my English.

Change History (12)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by mvrilo

Just noticed that issue on Google Chrome 5.0.342.9 beta - Debian Lenny (2.6.26-2-686 GNU/Linux).

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by snover

Milestone: 1.4.3

Resetting milestone to future.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by addyosmani

Owner: set to Leolik
Priority: undecided
Status: newpending

Please submit a complete test case that reproduces this issue on jsFiddle so that we can fully investigate the issue you were experiencing.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by trac-o-bot

Resolution: invalid
Status: pendingclosed

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comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

Issue still exists: http://jsfiddle.net/X43SS/

comment:6 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

And still on Linux Chrome 6.0.472.63


comment:7 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

Seems like any subsequent call to fadeTo() (after the initial one) on given element starts with opacity at 0.

comment:8 Changed 12 years ago by KamilSzot

This bug is caused by the fact that animate() assumes px unit for all values where unit is not given. Linux Chrome seems to be offended by that in case of opacity. After adding special case for opacity everything works properly.

Patch for jQuery 1.4.4 that does just that:

<                                               e.custom( start, end, name != "opacity" ? unit : "" );
>                                               e.custom( start, end, unit );

and same patch but for src/effects.js file in jQuery GIT:

<                                               e.custom( start, end, unit );                                                                                                                                                                                                  
>                                               e.custom( start, end, name != "opacity" ? unit : "" );                                                                                                                                                                         

I also forked jQuery at github applied this patch and made a Pull request. https://github.com/KamilSzot/jquery/commit/53b7d87f056fb03dc39a33513a4ac9106c36a28a

comment:9 Changed 12 years ago by KamilSzot

I made a mistake during testing and those patches do not fix the problem. Also assuming px unit does no harm as there is special case for opacity in jQuery.fx.step

comment:10 Changed 12 years ago by KamilSzot

I think I've found the real cause. It's bug in Chrome. I've filed the issue there: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=69180

comment:11 Changed 12 years ago by KamilSzot

You can work around the bug by replacing line:

		var r = parseFloat( jQuery.css( this.elem, this.prop ) );


		var r = parseFloat( jQuery.css( this.elem, this.prop ).replace(",", ".") );
Last edited 12 years ago by KamilSzot (previous) (diff)

comment:12 Changed 12 years ago by KamilSzot

Below is much more elegant workaround, that I can use with standard minified release version of jQuery.

Just put it your code before using opacity animation:

			var standardOpacityHook = jQuery.cssHooks.opacity.get
			jQuery.cssHooks.opacity.get = function( elem, computed ) {
				return standardOpacityHook(elem, computed).replace(",", ".");
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