[thelist] curious failure of responsive menu on iPad

erik mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Tue Oct 28 12:24:32 CDT 2014

General comment: I find drop-down menus like this hard to use and this one
seems to not account for taps vs clicks and there seems to be a consistent
bug triggered by an orientation change on an iPad2: When I load test3,
expand the menu, then change orientation, the + signs turn to - and vice

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:

> I downloaded a responsive menu: http://cssmenumaker.com/menu/
> responsive-flat-menu
> It looks good enough off the shelf but when trying to get it to work I see
> some flaky behavior on my iPad gen 1. It works flawlessly on my ASUS mobile
> devices.
> Off the shelf you get a css file, jquery and simple demo with the menu but
> no other text.  After some serious head-scratching when attempting to use
> it I found that as I add simple text, as soon as there is enough to fill
> the viewport (portrait mode) the menu goes flaky.
> The bug - You click on the MENU icon to expand the menu and it opens fine,
> usually, the first time. You close it, then attempt to open again -
> sometimes it expands fine, sometimes it flashes and fails. The pattern is
> inconsistency.
> Here are links to 3 samples:
> www.dottedi.us/test/test1.html - minimal content, always works
> www.dottedi.us/test/test2.html - medium content
> www.dottedi.us/test/test3.html - much more than the viewport
> Is this a bug with the menu, ipad gen 1, css, jquery? SuggestionS?
> Thx, Bob
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