Strange rendering problems with firefox.

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Wed Sep 30 17:41:48 BST 2009

On Wednesday 30 September 2009 17:27:40 Duncan wrote:
> Anne Wilson posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2009 15:59:03 +0100 as excerpted:
> > On Thursday 01 October 2009 00:30:49 paulo wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I was wondering if I'm the only one that is having these strange
> >> problems in firefox.
> >> The rendering of some widgets is just buggy. Example, check the scroll
> >> bars in the folowing picture:
> >>
> >>
> >> Clearly a bug. The origin of the buttons (x,y) is the same as the bar.
> >> Thought the window did reserve space for the buttons... One of those
> >> bugs that every programmer programmed at least once in his life.
> >>
> >> I'm not sure that it is a firefox problem, since it renders correctly
> >> on gnome.
> >> So it's probably some incompatibility with kde4.2. Was it corrected in
> >> kde4.3?
> >
> > I'm not sure what I should be looking for.  I opened your link in
> > firefox (yes, this is 4.3) and it looked fine.  Am I missing something?
> Take a look at the top of the scrollbar in the screenshot, where the line-
> up button should be.  The space for the button is reserved, but the
> button is actually placed down, under the scroller.
> That is indeed strange, paulo.  But I've never seen the problem here that
> I know of.  I'm on kde 4.3.1 now, but even back on 4.2.4 (which was when
> I first started using kde4 seriously, tho I've had it installed and
> regularly updated since before the 4.0 release, just couldn't use it due
> to way too many bugs), firefox seemed to work fine.
> FWIW, I'm running Gentoo/~amd64, with the kde-testing overlay.
OK, I see what you mean.  It's strange, though.  It doesn't happen here.  It 
displays correctly under both konqueror and firefox - see

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