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  • I have been having problems with the editor showing blank windows when I try to edit my own post.  Sometimes, I even get a blank window on the previous post.  I always cancel the edit when I have these problems.

    As a workaround, I have found that if I right click the edit button and select "Open in New Tab", I get a new tab, with the html code.  It is as if one clicks the HTML link above the normal edit box.  This allows me to make the change I wanted.
    Friday, June 12, 2009 9:20 PM

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  • Hi,

    Some folks are intermittently getting this problem as well. Though there's no clear pattern as to why this is happening.

    We've filed a bug on this.

    Btw, FF works fine so this seems to be IE specific.

    STO Forums Test Lead
    • Edited by Don Tan Saturday, June 13, 2009 12:34 AM Modify
    Saturday, June 13, 2009 12:05 AM
  • For the record I'm getting this occasionally when I try to edit *other people's* posts (as a Moderator I can do that), so it's not restricted to editing own posts.

    I can't confirm that it is IE8 only. I have different machines that I use with the forums with lots of different browsers including IE7; IE8, Chrome; Safari. I've not particularly noticed that this is browser related (which doesn't exclude that it is)

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    Saturday, June 13, 2009 6:07 AM
  • Today, I have been having a different problem.  When I click the Reply link, it has been giving me a window higher in the thread instead of directly under the post I clicked Reply on.  I am using threaded view.

    When I leave the thread and go back to it, my reply is in fact posted where it should be, under the post I replied to, but under all other all "next level" posts under it.  Note, this is a reply to deronsec's post.

    The good news is that I had no blank window or other problem editing this post.
    • Edited by Brian Borg Saturday, June 13, 2009 10:06 PM
    Saturday, June 13, 2009 10:01 PM
  • That's consistent with the bug report in this thread.   Erm, "issue".

    Hans Passant.
    Saturday, June 13, 2009 11:36 PM
  • The same issue is addressed on this thread.

    Impossible to reply to a posting using IE8

    We have a fix for this. The fix is scheduled to be released on the week of 6/26. However, we might release the fix earlier than that (possibly this week).

    This issue is consistent with IE but FF (3.x) seems to work fine.

    STO Forums Test Lead
    Sunday, June 14, 2009 7:48 PM
  • Btw, we pushed the fix out on 6/15. The multiple reply window should be fixed.
    STO Forums Test Lead
    Wednesday, June 17, 2009 4:22 PM