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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#29954 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Improve calculation of the caret position in editor-expand

Reported by: azaozz's profile azaozz Owned by: azaozz's profile azaozz
Milestone: 4.1 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.0
Component: Editor Keywords: has-patch needs-testing
Focuses: Cc:


Currently we use node.getBoundingClientRect() to get the approximate position of the caret in TinyMCE. This works well except it gets the position of the parent block. We should use range.getClientRects() when available to get the exact position of the caret.

This will fix scrolling into view when the current block element is taller than the visible part of the editor.

Attachments (2)

29954.patch (2.8 KB) - added by azaozz 10 years ago.
29954.2.patch (2.4 KB) - added by iseulde 10 years ago.

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Change History (6)

10 years ago

#1 @azaozz
10 years ago

In 29954.patch:

  • Use range.getClientRects() when available.
  • Keep the caret visible after undo/redo.

#2 @azaozz
10 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch needs-testing added

10 years ago

#3 @iseulde
10 years ago

Fixed the buffer. Looks good to me otherwise. :)

#4 @azaozz
10 years ago

  • Owner set to azaozz
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 29929:


  • Better calculation for the caret position when auto-scrolling while typing.
  • Fix auto-scrolling for non-WebKit browsers when the caret is above the top of the editor.

Fixes #29954

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