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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#6930 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Browser Undo and Redo do not work in text editor

Reported by: chombee Owned by: azaozz
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: TinyMCE Keywords: reporter-feedback
Focuses: Cc:


I also posted this to the forum: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/174720?replies=1#post-753746

Start writing a new blog post in wordpress 2.5, for example on wordpress.com. When you've finished writing it, accidentally highlight the whole text and delete it. Press CTRL+Z or Undo in your browser.

If your browser is GNOME Epiphany nothing happens, you cannot undo, you've lost your work.

If your browser is Firefox 3 you can undo. Redo, however, does not work.

In either of these browsers, on most web pages, both Undo and Redo work absolutely fine in the embedded text editor.

I am using Ubuntu 8.04 and am able to reproduce this issue in both Firefox and Epiphany by following the steps above.

I would say this is a pretty serious issue as it can lead to the loss of big chunks of user content. My friend just lost an hour's work and is very upset.

Change History (4)

comment:1 @janeforshort7 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.7 to 2.9

comment:2 @mrmist7 years ago

  • Severity changed from major to normal

Surely this is handled by the auto-save functionality?

comment:3 @Viper007Bond7 years ago

  • Component changed from General to TinyMCE
  • Keywords reporter-feedback added
  • Owner changed from anonymous to azaozz

TinyMCE I take it?

comment:4 @azaozz7 years ago

  • Milestone 2.9 deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Both undo and redo seem to work well in all supported browsers, GNOME Epiphany is not officially supported.

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