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FF/MAC: Switching between WYSIWIG & HTML tag view causes loss of edits

The htmlArea 2 & 3 editors have been discontinued.

We've made these forums available as a read-only reference and knowledge-base for people using or developing editors based on htmlArea 2 or 3.

Anyone who is interested in taking over version 2 or 3 is free to do so. All we ask is that you choose a new name that doesn't have "htmlarea" in it to avoid confusion with this site. We'll even give you a link in the directory to make it easier for people to find you. If you are developing or hosting an htmlArea based-editor under a new name, please submit it to our directory.


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Jan 5, 2005, 11:30 PM

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FF/MAC: Switching between WYSIWIG & HTML tag view causes loss of edits Can't Post

(Using FireFox 1.0 on Mac OS X. HTMLarea is embedded in Drupal 4.5. See also They believe this is an HTMLarea bug.)


(1) Open a node for editing that brings up an HTMLarea.
(2) Make some edits.
(3) Click on the <> button to switch to raw HTML view.
(4) Make some edits.
(5) Switch back to WYSIWYG view.

Expected result:

Edits made at step (4) would be visible.

Actual result:

Only the edits made at step (2) are visible. Edits made while in raw HTML view are lost.

(Ugly) Workaround:

Save the node while still in raw HTML view.


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