#1226 new
Peter Schrammel

getOffsetParent bug in ie7

Reported by Peter Schrammel | March 18th, 2011 @ 08:17 AM

After an update from 1.6.1 to 1.7 some of our autosuggest fields were missplaced. I found that under some weird circumstances getParentOffset returns the HTML element and that seems not to have a viewportOffset (at least it's always 0 0).

After a quick patch in getParentOffset:

 var isInline = (Element.getStyle(element, 'display') === 'inline');
- if (!isInline && element.offsetParent) return $(element.offsetParent);
+ if (!isInline && element.offsetParent) return isHtml(element.offsetParent) ? $(document.body) : $(element.offsetParent);

Before discussing the patch can anybody confirm this bug?

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