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When you go to the "Edit Settings" screen and place the cursor into the text area, the text area suddenly expands to the far right.

Looks as if that had been a temporal miss in the templates and CSS of the TWiki:Plugins.PatternSkin - Did notice this too, but now it is gone, so I'm closing this bug. -- FJ
Reopening this bug after I tested with Microsofts Internet Explorer. There are definitely CSS problems with the width of forms. frown -- FJ
Fixed in 6135. -- AC
Sorry, still happening, at least using IE as browser. --TW
What browser version are you using? I don't have it on Windows 2000 with Explorer 6. -- AC
Windows XP Professional SP-1, IE 6. TWiki running under cygwin. --TW
Tested on Windows 2000 5.00.2195 Service Pack 4 with Explorer 6.0.2800.1106 (both pretty latest versions) and noticed no problems with r6180 and beyond (running under Cygwin). Do you really have r6153 or beyond? -- FJ
This happens on develop.twiki.org, for example. Also happens on my own installation, SVN 6266--TW
Still happening --TW
Should be fixed in SVN 6561. But please check.

The trick is to create a div of width:100% around the form. -- AC

Now it is better, it only expands from the original width to 100% of the page.... However, the real question is, why does the text area change size at all when typed into? Its width is chosen based on preference settings, and that is what the width should be. No change of size should happen during typing. --TW
If the textfield changes size, this is a bug. But I haven't seen this on any computer yet since the fix (my Windows test on Windows XP 2002 Service Pack 2). -- AC
Well, I see it all the time. Win XP, without SP2, but all security patches applied. Make sure you do the experiment as follows:
  • browser window is wider than the text area width that is set for your edit box (either in your personal preferences or in TWikiPreferences).
  • edit a topic
  • go to "edit settings"
  • click into the text area box
  • type any character (other than tab, of course)
    • actually, backspace does not have this effect
You should see the width of the text area suddenly expanding to the full width of the browser.

As a matter of fact, I see the following also:

  • when you are in the edit settings mode, and resize the browser window, the text area will shrink to a size a little smaller than the topic area.
  • now again, click and type
Once more you see the window width change. --TW
Ah, the Edit Settings page. Sorry I have misread that. The fix was only for the Edit page. To have this work for the edit settings template it should get a div around the form just like the edit.pattern.tmpl screen. -- AC
Strange, editform.pattern.tmpl settings.pattern.tmpl already has a div class "patternFormHolder" around it, so it should work correctly. There must be something else. -- AC
Guys, don't you ever look at the page source for unusual things>

See what is happening here:

<div class="patternMiddleContainer"><div class="patternMain">

<h1><a name="Preferences_for_WebHome"></a><a name="Preferences_for_WebHome_"></a> Preferences for <a href="http://visiblearea.com/devtwiki/bin/view/TWiki/WebHome" class="twikiLink">WebHome</a> <div class="patternFormHolder"><form method="post" name="main" action="/devtwiki/bin/manage/TWiki/WebHome"> </h1>

%TMPL:P{"simpleheader"}% should be on a line of its own.

R 6713. At least the page validates now.

Thomas, please have a look now. AC

Hooray... -- TW

Summary Text area in "Edit Settings" expands to right when typed into
ReportedBy TW, FJ

AppliesTo Engine
Priority Low
CurrentState Closed

Checkins 6135 6713
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Topic revision: r23 - 2005-10-01 - ThomasWeigert
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