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Bug 1768217 - Cannot scroll dropdown menus if they do not fit on screen
Summary: Cannot scroll dropdown menus if they do not fit on screen
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 31
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan Horak
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ffwayland
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-11-03 14:13 UTC by Michal Stanke [:MikkCZ][:mstanke] (use needinfo)
Modified: 2020-11-24 20:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-11-24 20:06:55 UTC
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Description Michal Stanke [:MikkCZ][:mstanke] (use needinfo) 2019-11-03 14:13:18 UTC
Description of problem:
With Fedora 31, Firefox is using Wayland by default, instead of X11. When a long dropdown menu is open, last items are not reachable.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 31
Firefox 70

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Having the versions above, open Firefox.
2. Open many tabs and bookmark them into a single folder into the bookmarks bar under address bar.
3. On the bookmarks bar, open the new folder.

Actual results:
The dropdown is too long so not all bookmarks can fit on screen. The dropdown overflows the computer screen and last items are not reachable. Attempt to scroll does nothing.

Expected results:
The dropdown menz should resize so it does not overflow the screen and all items are reachable after scrolling.

Additional info:
A workaround exists - install firefox-x11 package and use the proper launcher to open Firefox.

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2019-11-04 08:45:46 UTC
Jan, can you look at it please? Thanks.

Comment 2 Matt Kunkel 2019-11-08 04:00:17 UTC
Are you using scaled display settings?   I am able to re-produce this when running wayland at 200% scale (hidpi).   100% scale works fine (on a 1080 display).

Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2020-11-03 16:54:24 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 31 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 31 on 2020-11-24.
It is Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no longer
maintained. At that time this bug will be closed as EOL if it remains open with a
Fedora 'version' of '31'.

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to a later Fedora version.

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version prior this bug is closed as described in the policy above.

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lifetime, sometimes those efforts are overtaken by events. Often a 
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Comment 4 Ben Cotton 2020-11-24 20:06:55 UTC
Fedora 31 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2020-11-24. Fedora 31 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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