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What's happening with the search box? New header format

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What's happening with the search box? New header format

So far, this is happening only on the "new header" format.

When I enter something into the search box on the top right, half the page jumps and dances around, and - worst of all - the letters I'm typing in appear at the BOTTOM of the page!

This is crazy wacko, IMO.

It was sooooo much easier to use the search box when the typing appeared in the box at the top.

TA, is it supposed to do this?

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1. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Hi half-Brit,

It looks like there is a bug with the search box which sounds like what you are describing (as you are typing, the search results dropdown menu moves around and the dropdown can cover the search field itself). This happens if your browser window is sized smaller heightwise . Can you make sure your browser window is full screen from top to bottom and try this again? This will be fixed on Monday.

Jeanine

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2. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

I have no idea if my browser window is full screen? I don't have any 'dead' space top or bottom but I do have a menu at the very top? It's the same size it's always been and has worked fine on all websites except the recent search here.

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3. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Hi h-B,

Can you send me a screenshot of your entire screen and I'll take this to the engineers to show them? I'll pm you an email address to send it to.

Thanks!

Jeanine

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4. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Jeanine, hopefully the others on this thread will also post here but it sounds like the same problem:

tripadvisor.com/…53960035

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5. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Thanks h-B--

I just noticed this bug where the search results dropdown dances around in the new redesign pages also happens if your browser is zoomed in. Can you try resetting your browser zoom and see if this fixes it?

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6. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Browser zoom? Say again?

If it's the little gizmo that changes the size of the print, mine is set for 100%. I do zoom in sometimes to 200% or 400% to look at avatars but then go right back to 100%.

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7. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Hang in there Half Brit.......it's like learning a new language......I don't get what they are saying half the time either..........

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8. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

I have the same problem and my screen view is not zoomed

Edited: 09 November 2013, 16:28
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9. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

LOL, mombear, and I don't have a handy phrase book to help me out ;-)

Thanks FFM - I know you are far more knowledgeable about computers / programming than I am! Jeanine did say they are aware of a problem and it may be fixed on Monday. I hope she meant "this next" Monday.

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10. Re: What's happening with the search box? New header format

Hi h-B-

I'm sorry about that-- I didn't mean to ask about your browser zoom level in as vaguely as I apparently did. I'll blame on it posting pretty late on a Friday night at the end of a long week.

This issue where the typeahead dropdown menu could cover the search box is fixed. Can you take a look and let me know if this is still happening for you?

Thanks!

Jeanine