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IJBM: IJBM and HH (and all Vanilla sites?) re-load pages from scratch every time

edited 2014-06-13 18:43:19 in Webspace

so if I've typed up a reply to a post, then navigate away from the page, I lose everything I've typed.


 


This keyboard, incidentally, likes to mess me up with that.  Usually, I hit tab twice, once to go to "back to discussions" and a second time to go to "post comment", and then press enter.  This keyboard sometimes doesn't register both hits of tab, causing me to press enter after hitting tab twice but actually registering only one hit -- causing me to go back to the main forum and not actually post anything at all.  And then I lose everything I'd typed.

Comments

  • Gallina seráfica

    That's why I press Save Draft often.


    Sometimes I also ctrl+C for good measure.

  • a little muffled

    Am I crazy or didn't it use to auto-save draft?

  • I think so...and the board also used to not reload from scratch every time.


    Shouldn't be too hard to re-enable this, actually...I'll go ask UE about it.

  • edited 2014-06-15 04:15:56

    [04:02:34] btw Unknown_Entity, do you remember why we disabled draft autosave?
    [04:02:55] because it kept spamming up people's drafts folder with crap


    Oh.  Right.  Hm.

  • “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl

    What if you enabled autosave of the drafts but lengthened the delay?

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