DK Diary Editor bug

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05 Jan, 2019 01:36 AM

Often, when writing a diary, a draft save operation fails and the saved diary copy gets wiped out. After that point, there is no way to recover the diary contents.
A simple way to recreate this error in Chrome is to -
1. Write a simple text line.
2. Embed a tweet right below it.
3. Write some more text
3. Triple click on the text line above the tweet to select it.
4. Paste it somewhere else in the diary.
5. Click on save and the error will occur.
6. If you are able to detect the error without too much more editing and do an undo, it may fix the problem.

I think the triple click ends up selecting some part of the tweet and the copy operation does not handle it correctly.
Is this a known problem?

Another minor problem - an undo while editing a diary causes embedded tweets to disappear. A save and page refresh brings them back.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Daily Kos Staff on 31 Jan, 2019 07:41 PM

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    Thanks, AKALib. Sorry it's taken so long to get through our backlog to respond to this particular alert from you. I'll toss it into the pile of fixes to investigate. It does help a lot that you've provided a path for recreating the error.

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