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To whom it may concern,

I was recently working on a long article detailing and I went to test some code in my browser. I'm at work and they limit us to IE 6 (don't get me started). Anyway, the test opened in the browser window that I was writing my post in and of course, it went bye bye.

I'm asking that CSSCreator add an alert stating: "This page contains data that will be lost if you continue" and give two options: "Ok, discard data;" and "Cancel, return to form."

Before any geeks go typing away, "just do x y or z so that IE doesn't re-use windows," read the following replies that I have typed ahead of time:

  • I've done that.
  • Yes, I have tried exactly what you're talking about.
  • Yes, I still have the same problem.
  • Yes, I've tried that too.
  • Good God, do I look like an idiot? I know how to google these things.
  • Ok genius, what about the people who accidently click on a link within the browser?
  • I truly believe it would help many of us.

    Thanks

    LokiLoks

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    It's happened to all of us

    It's happened to all of us Smile

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    All the more reason

    All the more reason to add the "are you sure" alert.

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    Stand by your Post

    I wrote a long one yesterday and then accidentally clicked a link!! Very annoying.

    I was lucky though, I clicked back and it gave me a 'this page has expired' page. But then it asked if I wanted to retry so I clicked 'Yes' and it bought my message back Laughing out loud

    Also lokiloks, brave of you to confess your an IE user here (*whisper* Me too *whisper*)!

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    Oh I do sympathise

    Oh I do sympathise Lokiloks...while I have occasionally been fortunate enough to experience the forgiving nature of the back button (as in JB's reply), I now take the precaution of "swipe, ctl-C" before I even think of going anywhere else. Laughing out loud Then if I come back and said dissertation is gone, I can paste it back...if I haven't copied something I want to paste into my form...catch 22 isn't it :rolleyes:

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    Use Firefox. Clicking back

    Use Firefox. Clicking back instantly takes you back to the page, with the textbox full of your writing.

    Or at least, it always has for me.

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    Unfortunately, government

    Unfortunately, government office = IE for most everything.

    This wouldn't be hard to implement, a few minutes to prevent a thousand headaches sounds like a good deal to me.

    LokiLoks