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Dr Ellingsworth

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    Disapearing Article
    « on: September 02, 2008, 01:07:24 PM »
    I typed in a very long article in a forum and touched the wrong thing on the key board and "ZAP" it was gone. Is there a way to retrieve it? :'( I was so upset, I ate ice cream right out of the carton last night)
    Thanks for any help you can give. I appreciate your answers
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    Re: Disapearing Article
    « Reply #1 on: September 02, 2008, 01:16:31 PM »
    Doc

    Chances are you did what I have done a few times - go to use shift for a cap letter but hit ctrl and that letter!!!  Annoying huh!

    Sometimes a back button hit will get you back to your reply box and the text - if not tho I suggest two options.

    1) - after a chunk of text - select and place it on clipboard.  repeat that process until the end - then even if submit fails you have your text.

    2) - Even safer - keep notepad or your fave text editor handy and write in that then copy and paste - fill in for smilies if needed as last stage.

    This approach will cut down on your ice cream consumption!!  ;D
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    Re: Disapearing Article
    « Reply #2 on: September 02, 2008, 11:58:52 PM »
    If you use Firefox, this add-on will save you in the future: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1046

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      Re: Disapearing Article
      « Reply #3 on: September 03, 2008, 04:27:04 AM »
      press the Backspace button (only works if you have changed web pages by misstake). if the web browser is closed it wont work sorry.