We actually do have that check for some things to prevent loss, but I
guess it's not working for the review request fields. Thought we had
that... Anyway, yes, we should get that in for the next 1.5.x. Would
you mind filing a bug on this?
The Control-S is a good idea too. I think that's worth supporting.
On Friday, January 21, 2011, Chris Clark <chris.cl...@ingres.com> wrote:
> 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 screen
> 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
> http://reviews.reviewboard.org/ ).
> 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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