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Text Disappeared When I went to Preview Answered

While I working on my Instructable I went to preview the document and all of the text was lost from it. When i went back to the editing space it wasn't there either. I frequently saved throughout making my instructable. Is there any way to recover this text? Is there a reason this happened?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

8 years ago

The new editor is being unexpectedly buggy - HQ are on it, but it would be wise in the mean time to write the text of projects off-site (say, in Word), just in case you have this problem again.

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StumpChunkman
StumpChunkman

Reply 8 years ago

Actually, I wouldn't recommend Word. I'd suggest a basic text editor, like Notepad (or Notepad ++) on windows, or TextEdit on mac. I've found that when people paste from Word, they can paste characters and text they didn't know where there. All of the behind the scenes formatting that word has. Do you not get this?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 8 years ago

I must admit to not usually following my own advice - the various times I've had to replace steps, I've also tend to rewrite them.

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tallman1996
tallman1996

8 years ago

I had the same problem too. But when I switched to a different Internet browser it worked just fine. Hope this helps!

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rhernand64
rhernand64

8 years ago

Same thing has been happening to me. I did like Kiteman suggests and wrote out my info on Word and saved while I wait out the problem. Hope the send out an email with the all clear (hint, hint).