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  • It's a bug in Chrome. The google team needs to fix this.

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Thread: Flickring refresh button in Chrome

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  1. #1
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    Mar 2009
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    Exclamation Flickring refresh button in Chrome

    First of all, the link: http://www.fristil.se/ny/nyheter/

    As you load the page (in Google Chrome) the browsers Refresh button starts flickering.
    Here is a video I made, showing what I mean:
    http://www.screenr.com/C6ls

    For troubleshooting purposes, I tried disable JavaScript in my browser. The problem disapears.

    So... what script is causing this?
    I first noticed the problem when i was messing around with the fancybox settings in theme.js, but it might not be related to that.

  2. #2
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    Your poll is missing an option....the "nothing's wrong" option.

    The refresh button changes to a stop button when something is being loaded in the current chrome tab. When you reload the page, something starts to load (e.g. like a facebook like button or google +1 button) after the page has rendered.

    Because something is being loaded, the refresh button changes to a stop button (in case you want to stop the current action) but because it occurs so fast, it looks like the refresh button is "flickering"

    Like I said, external API buttons (like twitter, facebook, or google) are usual culprits, but definitely not always - anything that is loaded into the page after the page has been rendered will cause this effect.

    Hope that helps.
    I've switched careers...
    I'm NO LONGER a scientist,
    but now a web developer...
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