[rt-devel] Chrome rendering problem: text boxes (and textareas + the rich text editor) overflow

Thomas Sibley trs at bestpractical.com
Mon Jul 2 19:49:29 EDT 2012

On 07/02/2012 04:40 PM, Ivan Kohler wrote:
> Recently upgraded our server to RT 4 in anticipation of upgrading our 
> customer installs, and I'm seeing some UI glitches in Chrome.  Screenshot:
> http://freeside.biz/~ivan/chrome.png
> To duplicate: pull up the ticket creation or reply/comment page in 
> Chrome.  If the boxes input appear okay at first, resize the browser 
> window to be very narrow, then make it wider slowly until you see the 
> problem.  I'm also getting reports that the initial rending is showing 
> the problem (perhaps the OS or window manager does an implicit resize?).

This is a quirk caused by the rich text editor.  It scales wider but
doesn't always scale back narrower correctly.  It's been pretty low
priority to investigate a fix however, because I've only seen it
triggered by pathological reproduction cases similar to the above.

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