Tab, Enter after typing up a post...

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  1. Overtone

    Overtone SS.org Regular

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    I am very conditioned to hit tab then enter any time I want to submit a post or send an email. When I do it here after typing a reply tab highlights the forums list and takes me back to the forum I was browsing. If I hit back my text is still in the box but then it disappears. I know that I should just click "Post Reply", but 4/5 times I forget and my reply is wasted. It is such a strong habit that it is difficult for me not to do it.

    Has this come up before? Worth fixing? Is there anything I could be doing to recover my lost posts?
     
  2. djpharoah

    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah

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    If you're really typing that much that you can't really retype it again... you're doing it wrong :lol:

    That and don't press TAB.

    :lol:
     
  3. Overtone

    Overtone SS.org Regular

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    I do retype it. That is a pain in the ass, though.

    I'll try not to press tab, but I have been writing emails and posting on forums for many years so it is a really hard habit to break. I guess I spend too much time on sites that aren't ss.org

    I ALMOST just did it now

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Swyse

    Swyse Swyse

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    I can't figure out how you are going backwards with tab. I tried it and it just posts what i typed.
    What browser are you using?
     
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  5. TRENCHLORD

    TRENCHLORD Banned

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    Requires swyse army knife :lol:.
     
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  6. Explorer

    Explorer He seldomly knows...

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    I've lost some major posts, but find a way to condense it the second time around. I know that my fellow forumites are grateful.

    Funny, I don't use tab on TalkBass, The Gear Page, Second Language Acquisition, or a host of other forums. Since I manage to write up a storm without losing posts, much to everyone's dismay, I'd say... don't use tab.
     
  7. Overtone

    Overtone SS.org Regular

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    Oddly enough it's working today. May be a Safari only issue, as I'm on Firefox at the moment. If somebody actually went and fixed it, thank you for that.
     
  8. SenorDingDong

    SenorDingDong Smeller of Smells

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    I wonder how many attempts it has taken you to post these replies :lol:



    The only problem I've ever faced is that sometimes if I backspace (while typing in the Message box) it will back up the page and I'll have to do everything over. It's a rare occurrence, however.
     
  9. Ryan-ZenGtr-

    Ryan-ZenGtr- SS.org Regular

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    Ctrl + A (select all)
    Ctrl + C (copy)

    Save your post before the wall descends into the void.
     
  10. Overtone

    Overtone SS.org Regular

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    I didn't know ctrl-a... will be useful in the future.

    I just discovered the issue only presents itself in safari. Weird stuff... tab goes to forum jump. the URL bar, and back to the message body...
     

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