I propose that once you click outside of the StackExchange network/inbox area, that it closes.

I realize that there is a close button but every time I've used dropdowns of this type, they fade out upon clicking some other area of the page.

  • Related: General usability of the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ and its lack of ease of closing.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Commented Sep 28, 2010 at 21:24
  • @Grace oh wow, I didn't even see that after a search or in the question suggestions.
    – Corey
    Commented Sep 28, 2010 at 21:40
  • I think its safe to call this a duplicate
    – TheLQ
    Commented Sep 28, 2010 at 22:30
  • This is probably the one scenario where I don't think anyone could blame you for not being able to find that question.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Commented Sep 29, 2010 at 11:25

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This has been implemented.

  • This is a huge improvement. Yay! Commented Sep 30, 2010 at 20:15

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