[resolved] Pointers won't go away in IE with v3.3-aortic-dissection (10 posts)

  1. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I know I've seen this brought up on one of the trac items, but in IE7/8 there is no way to close the pointers. I don't recall any solution/attention being posted.

    The close button is just plain text in these browsers. I know I know...upgrade. But it's not an option at work, I'm stuck with what I'm given. It's where I do all my work.

    I can obviously just disable the things.... just wanted to see if a fix is coming.

    **I use the admin dropdown menu.... so the pointers cover up half of my menu items being stuck there like that

  2. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Cool, nothing has changed on the nightly download for me (as of 5 minutes ago).... but I'm not sure when stuff changed in trunk goes to the nightly release....

    I dunno how that stuff works exactly! :)

    EDIT- Just noticed Beta 1 was out..... pointers still won't close. But maybe the above edits happened after Beta 1?

  3. Mark McWilliams
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The change Alex talks about was committed just before Beta 1 was tagged! I'd like to think it was maybe browser specific, but saying that, I've not had any problems with them on IE9.

  4. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    OK, I'm runnin the Beta1 as of 2 hours ago, and my pointers are not closeable on IE7/8. I know the browsers are outdated, but since WP hasn't discontinued support, I would think they should function.

    I've actually run into a few PITA issues I've documented on my site http://vudu.me/2os

    As well as here on the forums

  5. I had that problem before, Rev, and I thought we'd fixed it...

    Oh yes, https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18693#comment:18 there's my comment. Updated the ticket to mention it's still there.

  6. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks for updating the trac.... I had commented there before, but keep forgetting about it

  7. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

  8. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Sweet, all 4 tickets I raised are fixed!

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