Can SE add an option to fix the height of the
edit-preview DIV? It currently makes the page grow very long with large code blocks. It would be useful if there is a checkbox that will toggle between
- current auto-sized faithful preview; and
- sizable DIV with a handle just like the edit textarea
This will make it easier to work with editing in split top/bottom screen mode seeing both at the same time. As it stands, it is impossible to see the full preview of long posts without scrolling to the bottom each time.
Here's a case in point - MySQL query - possible to include this clause? - please try editing it
and at the same time attempt to maintain coherency between edit/preview, but please, don't make any changes :)
Possibly related to
- Question and preview might be better side-by-side
- Could the change from an edit be displayed in a side-by-side display
Never considered this, but
popular demand raises an interesting point about not-so-enlightened users.
It's another option that will increase confusion, especially when people switch it on expecting their posts to remain in fancy scrollable boxes after they hit "post."
I think it would work nicely as a privilege... if only to separate users who will use this sensibly (and thank SE each time they do), and those lower-rep/near-anonymous users who may remotely get confused.