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Tue Dec 20, 2016, 12:55 PM

 

Yesterday my whole post vanished

I spent a hard hour on it. It was one of the most ambitious posts I had ever made.

When I clicked the post button, poof, a message appeared saying, "you did not enter a subject" I had forgotten to do this.

I could not return to op.

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zippythepinhead Dec 2016 OP
pinboy3niner Dec 2016 #1
Hassin Bin Sober Dec 2016 #2

Response to zippythepinhead (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 07:54 PM

1. Backarrow should return you to to your OP when that happens

For the future, it's a good idea to type your post in a text program like Notebook, then copy and paste to DU. Whatever happens, what you've written is preserved in your notes.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 12:45 PM

2. I've also found that "previewing" a post locks it in from disappearing.

It's very frustrating to type a long post and view another open window then come back to a blank post.

I don't know if it's an iPad thing but sometimes the page refreshes and wipes the intended post.

Preview helps with this annoyance

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