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Apparently we have a new messagebox:

messagebox

Can it please be screen-centered or near the action I took?

It is on the top but I clicked to delete a comment on the bottom. The mouse movings give me muscle ache.

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It's just a confirm() box, the browser decides the positioning. –  Tim Stone Aug 23 '13 at 11:31
    
It is Chrome 29.0.1547.57m on Win7 64bit. –  juergen d Aug 23 '13 at 11:32
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Ugh, ugh, ugh, ugh. This is something the new version of Chrome introduces, I'll bet, and it's awful. Continuing their theme of sub-par reinventions of native UI elements... I haven't updated yet, but I will be angry when I do restart tomorrow. –  Cody Gray Aug 23 '13 at 11:33
    
Apparently it could be worse...‌​. –  Tim Stone Aug 23 '13 at 11:39
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You have to take this up with the Chrome people, not us. (For what it's worth, I agree with you.) –  balpha Aug 23 '13 at 11:46
    
@CodyGray: The really goddamned annoying thing about it is that it is just a styled modal window. It looks like it should be blocking to the webpage that spawned it, but it in fact is a modal dialog that blocks all chrome windows. –  Won't Aug 23 '13 at 14:31
    
And you can't even suppress them anymore! :( –  Doorknob Aug 24 '13 at 15:51

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You have updated to the new chrome.

This is a regular confirm box, in the new chrome update (Version 29.0.1547.57 m on my machine) they have changed the look and position of the confirm.

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My cheese!!! Those profoundly insensitive clods have no souls. –  Tim Post Aug 26 '13 at 21:07
    
Man, I have got to start keeping my cheese under lock and key... Hey you kids, get off my lawn! –  Cody Gray Aug 27 '13 at 7:54
    
@CodyGray I know, right?! Solution is simple, everyone should write their own web browser from scratch. –  Grant Thomas Aug 27 '13 at 12:43
    
Nah, don't be ridiculous. :-) We don't have to write anything from scratch, the Chromium project is already open-source. They got most everything right as far as I'm concerned. But I am actually thinking of forking and fixing the handful of things the developers are breaking and digging their feet in about fixing. I mean, isn't that what programmers do? I just need to come up with a better name than Non-Broken-Chrome, or Chrome-With-Native-UI-Elements. @grant –  Cody Gray Aug 28 '13 at 7:56
    
@CodyGray NBCWNUIE? That's another thing [at least] some programmers do. Seriously, though, that's a very reasonable idea, provided you have the time! In total, you might well make all the time back in productivity within the browser from not having to hunt for nuisances like this in order to continue. –  Grant Thomas Aug 29 '13 at 17:43

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