Hilite pattern in list field doesn't scroll correctly

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Aug 11 13:06:41 EDT 2012


J. Landman Gay wrote:

 > I have a carefully sized gradient image that I use as a custom
 > hilite pattern in a list field. It is exactly the height of the
 > textheight. When the field is not scrolled it lines up perfectly
 > with any selected line of the field.
 >
 > But if the scrollbar is dragged and stopped in between even
 > lineheight increments, the pattern tiles in a very ugly way.
 > It looks like the engine is just tiling the pattern all the way
 > down the field and whatever line is currently selected just
 > makes that area of the tiled image show through.

I filed a feature request for this last year:

Could hilitePattern in list fields account for scroll?
<http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9759>

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