Lost changes when using New View Into File

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29 Apr, 2020 10:13 AM

I created a new document. Did not save it.
Pasted some text into it.
Then Edited a few things.
Then selected New View Into File
A new window opened and the text reverted to the version before the edits.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Fletcher on 29 Apr, 2020 01:06 PM

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    I can't replicate this.

    I don't see how opening a new view into a file would revert changes
    based on the code. Are you sure you didn't hit undo somehow? Anything
    else happening at the time?


  2. 2 Posted by Riccardo on 30 Apr, 2020 10:30 AM

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    Me too. I could replicate the issue 3 times on that document yesterday. But
    not today. I guess I'll never know what it was...

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Fletcher on 30 Apr, 2020 12:29 PM

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    If you are able to figure out anything to help replicate it, please let me know.

    That said, I have started backporting the next generation code that was used in nvUltra (currently wrapping up beta testing) to Composer. One of the next features I'll be adding to Composer 5 is the "multiple windows per document" functionality, and am doing that from scratch. There were a few things I learned later on in that process that will make it work much more efficiently in the new version, so there is a good chance that whatever may have happened to you in this instance will be totally rewritten for the new version.

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