Thursday, September 01, 2005

What Kind of Editor Doesn't Have a Damn Undo Option?

I just lost an entire post for the second time because there's no undo option. I'll have to start writing these posts in another editor and pasting them in. *grumble* There's nothing I hate more than writing the same thing twice.

9 Comments:

Anonymous JohnG said...

What about an edit option? I would think they have the option to edit posts that you have made already.

Saturday, September 03, 2005 11:07:00 PM  
Blogger Jordan said...

Ummm, it does have an edit option. I don't see how that's related...

Sunday, September 04, 2005 4:31:00 PM  
Anonymous joihng said...

Well you can go ahead and save the post you've been working on and then edit it afterwards.

If it's like the gamefaqs posts, where you get to preview your post, but not change it before you save it.. just save it, then edit it how you want.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005 11:49:00 AM  
Anonymous johng said...

and apparently I can't spell my own damn name..

Tuesday, September 06, 2005 11:51:00 AM  
Blogger Jordan said...

You're clearly missing the point entirely. The post gets erased before I have a chance to save it. I'll be trying to highlight text so I can back it up manually before saving it, in case there are any connection problems, but then I'll slip (usually triggering some custom action or keystroke that the damn thing has), and in any editor but this one that wouldn't be a problem, because I'd just use undo, but in this editor, the post is relegated to digital oblivion.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005 3:27:00 PM  
Blogger Jordan said...

And the craziest thing is that, unlike the post editor, I now notice that this comment editor DOES have an undo option, presumably because it's just the standard multi-line textbox object instead of the custom object that they supply as a post editor.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005 3:38:00 PM  
Anonymous johng said...

well, even thought you konw that it has an edit option, the key combination for Undo is ctrl-z in just about every program.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005 12:20:00 PM  
Blogger Jordan said...

Of this I am aware. As I said, there is no undo option.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005 4:41:00 PM  
Anonymous johng said...

lame

Thursday, September 08, 2005 12:26:00 PM  

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