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Reply visibility problem

Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 02:13 PM

When i reply to a post the text in the box as i type does not scroll down as i am typing. So if my reply is more than four lines long i can no longer see what i am typing! If i hit reply and then go back and edit i can eventually fix errors but making the cursor stop in the right place is also a problem, it jumps around and skips lines

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    miss_belle RE: Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 02:39 PM

    Same exact problem here. The box is small enough to begin with and now this..

    1. iL Divo RE: Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 03:36 PM

      ditto on my iPhone and on husband s droid

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        Ttrockwood RE: iL Divo Oct 20, 2013 05:53 PM

        I'm also on an iphone- no recent software updates or changes- this problem started a few days ago, was fine previously

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          iL Divo RE: Ttrockwood Oct 21, 2013 12:44 PM

          I've stopped updating everything my phone says is in need. I swear it just boggles down my phone even more.
          so no updates of recent for me either.
          and yes, it's been days now.

      2. iL Divo RE: Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 03:37 PM

        seriously what is going on

        1. kitchengardengal RE: Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 03:56 PM

          Mine did that today on my tablet with the Samsung browser. I switched to Chrome, which I usually use, and all is well.

          1. Servorg RE: Ttrockwood Oct 20, 2013 06:21 PM

            Can you see the little "arrowhead" or "triangle" made up of dots in the lower right corner of the reply box after you click on reply but before you start typing? If you can you should be able to place the cursor on that symbol, click on it and while holding down after clicking on it just go ahead and enlarge the reply box to as large as you want using your mouse or touch pad.

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              Ttrockwood RE: Servorg Oct 21, 2013 01:23 PM

              Negative on seeing any dots anywhere....
              And no cursor or mouse used when on my iphone.....

            2. Dave MP RE: Ttrockwood Oct 21, 2013 10:05 AM

              I'm seeing this bug too, so we're investigating. Thanks!

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                melpy RE: Dave MP Oct 21, 2013 02:09 PM

                Thanks! We brought this up a few days ago as part of the large autocorrect problem because try arrived together but it seems like we were lost in the shuffle.

              2. iL Divo RE: Ttrockwood Oct 23, 2013 09:45 AM

                still continues, same problem.

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                  Ttrockwood RE: iL Divo Oct 23, 2013 07:18 PM

                  Yeah. Its making me bat$hit crazy.....

                2. Dave MP RE: Ttrockwood Oct 24, 2013 08:09 AM

                  We've been looking into this, and the reason this bug is happening is because of a change that was made to our mobile site last week. We're working on figuring out a solution, but unfortunately I don't have an estimate of when that will be.

                  In the meantime, if you're on an iphone, this bug appears to only be happening on ios6 and earlier. So if it's an option to upgrade to ios7, then this will fix it.

                  I've also tested this on some Android devices, and it's not a problem I'm consistently seeing. If you are seeing it on Android, switching to Chrome may solve the problem (as kitchengardengal noted). Sorry that these are only workarounds for the time being, but hopefully they can help some of you in the meantime.

                  Dave MP

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                    melpy RE: Dave MP Oct 24, 2013 10:08 AM

                    Thanks. Was really hoping not to upgrade to seven but maybe I will have to bite the bullet.

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                      iL Divo RE: melpy Oct 24, 2013 07:21 PM


                      and.....the screen bounces allllll over the place before it settles down and stops moving.

                  2. Mr Taster RE: Ttrockwood Oct 25, 2013 08:43 PM

                    I've written in detail about the myriad problems I've been experiencing.... I cannot post link here due to the crazy scrolling glitch but please read my other recent site talk thread and chime in if you're experiencing any or all of the problems in facing.

                    Mr Taster

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                      iL Divo RE: Mr Taster Oct 29, 2013 01:30 PM

                      didnt find it

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                        Mr Taster RE: iL Divo Oct 29, 2013 03:02 PM


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                          iL Divo RE: Mr Taster Oct 29, 2013 05:12 PM

                          got it.
                          so many things happen when I try to post on my iphone it's not worth mentioning them all. I'm currently on my laptop.

                    2. Dave MP RE: Ttrockwood Oct 29, 2013 09:41 AM

                      We released a fix yesterday for this issue, so it should now be back to normal on all devices.

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                        linguafood RE: Dave MP Oct 29, 2013 09:42 AM

                        It is not. It also won't "accept" a return until the little window is, um, ready to expand.

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                          melpy RE: Dave MP Oct 29, 2013 10:45 AM

                          So far it seems to be fixed for me! Thank you so much!

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                            fldhkybnva RE: melpy Oct 30, 2013 04:00 PM

                            I think it's fixed here too.

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