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Bug 6276 - Search field too big
Search field too big
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-06-11 19:48 UTC by Janus Troelsen
Modified: 2006-10-22 20:26 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

Illustration (23.56 KB, image/png)
2006-06-11 19:53 UTC, Janus Troelsen

Description Janus Troelsen 2006-06-11 19:48:49 UTC
I experienced this on 1.7alpha (r14665).
In the cologne-blue skin the search field in the menubar can get too big. This is 
because the width of 
the search field is specified in characters, and not pixels. (or equivalent)

Right now it looks like this:
<input type='text' name="search" size='14' value="" />

Can be fixed with something like:
<input type='text' name="search" style='width: 120px;' value="" />

The error only occurs if your screen resolution is big. (or you have big default 

Related with: cologne blue search field oversize menubar menu overflow
Comment 1 Janus Troelsen 2006-06-11 19:52:10 UTC
Can be seen on
(cannot guarantee for reliability)
Comment 2 Janus Troelsen 2006-06-11 19:53:45 UTC
Created attachment 1938 [details]

Illustrates the bug.
Comment 3 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-10-20 03:41:51 UTC
Fixed in r17122 with a CSS override.

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