I've recently been using a laptop with forward/back keys. These are
"conveniently" located by the arrow/cursor keys. In a web browser these
keys are the equivalent of alt-left/right (or the backwards/forwards on
I've just spent the last 10 mins re-entering (multiple times) in text
for a review description as I fat fingered the back key. I'd not hit the
SAVE button and so I lost my work (the save button was physically off
screen due to the size of the description box.text, saving is a real
pain with the current UI if you have lots of text). I have lost work a
few times in the past by clicking on bug numbers to remind myself (or
copy/paste from) what to put into the description but this is the first
time fat-fingers have caused me to loose review work.
I see this behavior on all versions (including 1.6 alpha on
The other (more) minor annoyance is that I sometimes hit CTRL-s thinking
that this will save (I'm just used to that combo) which of course
doesn't work :-) It tends to call the web browser save as html dialog.
Has anyone else had similar issues? This is an user error but it is a UI
annoyance that could be handled in Reviewboard. I've 2 ideas:
1) support CTRL-S for saving - Google docs does this as does gmail, it
is a small but awesome thing :-)
2) if the description (or testing, etc.) has been updated and navigation
is attempted send up a pop-up "are you sure?", gmail does this when
composing an email and it has not yet been saved. webchat on freenode
does this too, it can even detect window/tab closing.
Comments? This isn't meant to be a complaint, I'm trying to see if I'm
the only one seeing this.
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