[typo] Live search results location
scott at sigkill.org
Sat Dec 3 00:39:44 EST 2005
On Dec 2, 2005, at 9:34 PM, David Richardson wrote:
> I'm not objecting to the concept of live search, just the placement
> ofthe results. I've looked at almost all the themes at rubygarden,
> andmost of them either bork the live search feature, or just plain
> lookbad. The Origami theme does it right, by overlaying on top of
> the(fixed) sidebar content.
> I still believe that <div id='results'> should live in the
> maincontent area and overlay or hide it. This is where people have
> grownto expect the results. I can't see the advantage of leaving
> the normalcontent visible while doing any kind of search - it's
> just adistraction and it's all too easy to miss the results in the
> sidebarif the list is short or empty.
> My objective here is to see if there is a consensus on this and if
> so,to get a change into release 4. There are a couple of crufty
> layoutissues that detract from the generally great impression that
> Typomakes already. The other that comes to mind immediately is the
> articlecomposition form. The preview area dances around and changes
> size andthe options and controls which I want are always off screen.
> I can, and will fix these things on my own, but they all require
> minorre-arrangement of the way the page DOM is constructed. I'd
> prefer tosee changes like these be accepted into the trunk rather
> than remainpatches. And, I haven't been on the mailing list long
> enough to knowwhat it takes to get changes accepted.
> It would seem that a healthy consensus here is a good start,
> though. - D.R.
I don't really care either way about the search box, but PLEASE give
me a patch for the article preview box. It's horrific right now.
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