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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#9097 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

preview button vs. already existing article

Reported by: jidanni Owned by: azaozz
Milestone: Priority: lowest
Severity: trivial Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


On wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=... when editing an _already existing article_, the "preview" button does more harm than good. All it does is give one a one time preview. When one clicks BACK, we are back in the (HTML) editor with our changes gone. One must hit Update Post if one wants ones changes saved.

Change History (3)

#1 @ryan
9 years ago

Preview triggers an autosave and should open in a new window or tab.

#2 @jacobsantos
9 years ago

  • Milestone 2.8 deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version 2.7 deleted

The preview "button" is actually a link with the target set, which will open a new window. It will only open in the same window if you have your browser settings to not open links in a new window.

#3 @jacobsantos
9 years ago

  • Component changed from TinyMCE to Administration
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