the UserVoice items we refer to are marked as complete. We do understand that the provided solution is different than the one requested, and acknowledge that.
We do, however, believe that the UI pattern we suggest works better for a number of scenarios, the most notable one being the mobile devices. The traditional dropdown drawer is relatively small for complex UI, and, by default, closes when clicked or scrolled. None of these disadvantages are present with the suggested dialog approach.
If you are facing a specific scenario, which is not compatible
with the provided solution, I may suggest that you suggest a new idea in the portal - we will re-iterate over the case, and if a lot of people still consider it the dropdown implementation necessary, will include it in one of our next iterations. Thank you!
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