Skip navigation height includes size of browser bars

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mickeyfromny Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jul 17, 2012 3:12 PM

There is apparently a bug in Safari whereby the request height value is not handled correctly. Even though no browser bars are requested, additional vertical space is factored into the new window height. The amount of space added seems to be determined by which bars are enabled in the parent browser window.


This can be easily tested on Windows by comparing the results of the following simple script on various browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari).


<!DOCTYPE html>
<script type="text/javascript">
function open_win()
{"", "test", "height=200");

<input type="button" value="Open Window" onclick="open_win()">



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