Profile menu is displaying behind the search bar

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#1 Posted by harry_james_pot (11397 posts) -

*points at the image*

I'm using the latest version of Firefox, on windows 7.

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#2 Edited by johnd13 (9210 posts) -

Same here. I'm using Firefox as well and I want to log out but I can't because the menu disappears once I take my mouse off the prof pic at the top right corner.

edit: managed to log out by navigating with the arrow keys but it's still annoying

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#3 Posted by anarayan (351 posts) -

Agreed with the above 2 posts. Same here. Latest version of Firefox on Windows 7.

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#4 Posted by RobotOpBuddy (65495 posts) -

Seems to be a firefox-specific issue - the search bar overlapping the drop down menus also seems to regularly result in the drop-down menu closing, which considering how they work is merely a side effect of the search bar appearing on top.

Hopefully this will be fixed quickly - in the meantime though other browsers such as chrome work fine if necessary.

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#5 Edited by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -

@harry_james_pot: At least you get that. I don't even get a menu.

Not had one for weeks :(

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#6 Edited by stylyy (143 posts) -

@klunt_bumskrint: what browser and os are you on?

Also, I'll get a quick fix in for the drop down behind the search shortly

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#7 Posted by Doolz2024 (9623 posts) -

Same thing happens to me, I checked here to see if anyone else had the problem. I use Firefox too. Must be an issue with this browser because this problem isn't present on Chrome.

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#8 Edited by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -

@stylyy: I get the problem on Firefox and Chrome, OS is Win 8.1 64bit

Edit: Just tried on my HTPC in the living room which it Windows 7 and it works fine, maybe it's a 8.1 issue

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#9 Edited by Doolz2024 (9623 posts) -

@klunt_bumskrint said:

@stylyy: I get the problem on Firefox and Chrome, OS is Win 8.1 64bit

Edit: Just tried on my HTPC in the living room which it Windows 7 and it works fine, maybe it's a 8.1 issue

It's not happening on Chrome on my 8.1 laptop. Here's a pic:

http://i.imgur.com/lzx2rt2.png

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#10 Posted by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -
@Doolz2024 said:

@klunt_bumskrint said:

@stylyy: I get the problem on Firefox and Chrome, OS is Win 8.1 64bit

Edit: Just tried on my HTPC in the living room which it Windows 7 and it works fine, maybe it's a 8.1 issue

It's not happening on Chrome on my 8.1 laptop. Here's a pic:

http://i.imgur.com/lzx2rt2.png

Hmmm....maybe it's a "my computer issue"

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#11 Posted by Dariency (9409 posts) -

This is happening to me as well on Firefox with Windows 7. The menu disappears when you hover over it.

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#12 Posted by Namgis (3592 posts) -

Same problem with me too. Never noticed how much I utilized the function until it's been ripped from my grasp.

Latest FF, Win7.

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#13 Edited by s_h_a_d_o (1317 posts) -

Same problem, on another OS/Browser config...

Kubuntu 12.04/Firefox 27.01

Also happening (at home) on Win 7/Firefox 27.01

Both 64-bit systems.

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#14 Posted by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -

@klunt_bumskrint said:
@Doolz2024 said:

@klunt_bumskrint said:

@stylyy: I get the problem on Firefox and Chrome, OS is Win 8.1 64bit

Edit: Just tried on my HTPC in the living room which it Windows 7 and it works fine, maybe it's a 8.1 issue

It's not happening on Chrome on my 8.1 laptop. Here's a pic:

http://i.imgur.com/lzx2rt2.png

Hmmm....maybe it's a "my computer issue"

@stylyy Just tried IE and it works perfectly on my PC whereas Chrome and Firefox don't display the menu at all. Weird.

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#15 Posted by dab198 (3932 posts) -

@stylyy Has that fix gone in? Only asking as now I'm getting the search bar problem (in IE9/Vista), when I previously wasn't.

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#16 Posted by kitty (115325 posts) -

I was getting this on the newest firefox. Upon checking about 5 mins ago it seems to be fixed. Though I can't say that it's still not a problem on other browsers.

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#17 Edited by dab198 (3932 posts) -

Fixed again now for me too, so someone must be fiddling behind the scenes...

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#18 Posted by stylyy (143 posts) -

Sorry, I was making some changes that may have messed with some other browsers for a quick second but a fix should be out and good to go now. If any of you are still experiencing anything, hit me up.

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#19 Posted by Doolz2024 (9623 posts) -

Back to normal for me.

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#20 Posted by harry_james_pot (11397 posts) -

Yep, it's working fine now. =)

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#21 Posted by RobotOpBuddy (65495 posts) -

@klunt_bumskrint said:

@stylyy Just tried IE and it works perfectly on my PC whereas Chrome and Firefox don't display the menu at all. Weird.

Sounds like it's most likely a settings/add-on issue to me: Javascript disabled, script blockers blocking necessary scripts, or even an ad-blocker hiding the menu when it should appear could cause that. Try with add-ons completely disabled, and if that doesn't work make sure JS is enabled...if add-on's disabled does work then figure out the problem add-on by selectively enabling them until it breaks again - after that it's just a matter of either changing settings/filters within the add-on or removing it entirely to fix the issue, preferably the former.

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#22 Posted by digitaldame (5401 posts) -

Thanks for grabbing this @stylyy!