Bug 11554 - UI: Hard to see that completion dropdown is scrollable on OS X
Summary: UI: Hard to see that completion dropdown is scrollable on OS X
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 4.0.3
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Vaclav Vancura
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-03 11:45 UTC by Johannes
Modified: 2016-11-07 07:36 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Completion dropdown with hidden elements (18.32 KB, image/png)
2013-04-03 11:45 UTC, Johannes

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Description Johannes 2013-04-03 11:45:05 UTC
If you don't have a mouse attached to your computer, OS X will hide scrollbars. They are visible for a second or so, then fade out. This also happens for the auto-completion box. Since the box is pretty busy (changes with every keystroke), it's hard to notice the scrollbar fading out.

See the attached screenshot for what the end result looks like. It is possible to scroll here to see more options, but it's not at all obvious. A simple solution is to make the box not be an integer multiple of line-height, so that the last item will be cut half-way.
Comment 1 Johannes 2013-04-03 11:45:54 UTC
Created attachment 3734 [details]
Completion dropdown with hidden elements
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2013-04-03 13:22:59 UTC
I think it's ok like it is - but I never scroll in that window anyways.
Comment 3 Johannes 2013-04-03 13:26:51 UTC
It's actually not so much about scrolling as it is about knowing that there is more content.
Comment 4 Marius Ungureanu 2016-11-03 09:23:10 UTC
Looping in vaclav to decide what to do about this.
Comment 5 Vaclav Vancura 2016-11-06 18:17:01 UTC
Sorry, I know about the ticket, I just need to get rid of some other issues. Do you need this urgently?
Comment 6 Marius Ungureanu 2016-11-07 07:36:29 UTC
Enhancements should be discussed in weekly calls. This is not urgent.