Feedback on javadoc UI changes

Hannes Wallnöfer hannes.wallnoefer at
Thu Oct 10 10:55:21 UTC 2019

Thanks for the feedback, Maurizio.

> Am 09.10.2019 um 22:27 schrieb Maurizio Cimadamore <maurizio.cimadamore at>:
> #3 is the one I prefer; it is subtle (compared to #2), offer some benefits (as Alex said) in terms of screen estate, and, indirectly put the search bar front and center, as it should be.
> I wonder if there should be an 'up' button to hide the top bar even when you are looking at the top part of the page; but the autoscroll does what I'd like already, so that probably asking for troubles.

That could be a good idea. Definitely something to try if we decide to use this approach.

> One nit (on #3) - it seems like if you start typing on the search box and some suggestions show up, the top bar doesn't show up, even if you reach the top of the page. Probably that's deliberate, mostly asking.

Good catch! It’s not deliberate, I just didn’t think of it :) Moving the search suggestions down with the navbar might be weird though. We’d have to see if we can find a better solution.


> (tested on Ubuntu 18.04/Firefox)
> Maurizio

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