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    Hi everyone,

    A couple of years ago we introduced a new Text Editor (the thing you use for writing threads and posts). Nowadays, less than 3% of members use the old text editor so we are going to remove use of the old one and force everyone onto the new one.

    This is because we can no longer support the old technology and we need to move all of our attention to the new version of TSR.

    We will be switching everyone across in the next day or two.

    Thanks,

    Jack
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    inb4 the oldies who still use the old text editor
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    inb4 the oldies who still use the old text editor
    Lol I'm hoping this isn't too controversial a change! It has been a few years now
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Lol I'm hoping this isn't too controversial a change! It has been a few years now
    Haha, well, I guess we'll see who's really stuck in the mud
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Lol I'm hoping this isn't too controversial a change! It has been a few years now
    Only at 4 posts after 24 hours?Can't be controversial! Or maybe when the change is made people will flock to this thread?
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Hi everyone,

    A couple of years ago we introduced a new Text Editor (the thing you use for writing threads and posts). Nowadays, less than 3% of members use the old text editor so we are going to remove use of the old one and force everyone onto the new one.

    This is because we can no longer support the old technology and we need to move all of our attention to the new version of TSR.

    We will be switching everyone across in the next day or two.

    Thanks,

    Jack
    Which one is the old one?

    I changed a few days ago (before I read this thread) to see what it was like, and my phone refused to let me use predictive text, spell check, or anything other than hit each key one at a time and write the whole word myself
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    But, I liked the old one better :sad:

    There was a reason I switched back when this was rolled out initially :lol:
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    But, I liked the old one better :sad:

    There was a reason I switched back when this was rolled out initially :lol:
    Sorry I guess in the long run it will be good, because with you and other regular users using the new one, we'll be able to identify all the reasons why you preferred the old one and make the new one better
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Sorry I guess in the long run it will be good, because with you and other regular users using the new one, we'll be able to identify all the reasons why you preferred the old one and make the new one better
    It seems a lot better than when i last used it, so maybe I spoke too soon!

    Kudos to the Dev Team for taking out what was buggy in this one, that was the main frustration I had with it before. If nothing else, it's a welcome relief that my Quick Reply now works; that was broken on the old editor :lol:
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Sorry I guess in the long run it will be good, because with you and other regular users using the new one, we'll be able to identify all the reasons why you preferred the old one and make the new one better
    I switched to the old one as there were a lot of glitches that drove me mad (such as no spacing when typing ) I also couldn't auto type on my phone. Has this been resolved? If so, I support this change
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    I switched to the old one as there were a lot of glitches that drove me mad (such as no spacing when typing ) I also couldn't auto type on my phone. Has this been resolved? If so, I support this change
    It seems a lot smoother and all the bugs I recall I haven't noticed again yet, so fingers crossed!
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    It seems a lot better than when i last used it, so maybe I spoke too soon!

    Kudos to the Dev Team for taking out what was buggy in this one, that was the main frustration I had with it before. If nothing else, it's a welcome relief that my Quick Reply now works; that was broken on the old editor :lol:
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    I switched to the old one as there were a lot of glitches that drove me mad (such as no spacing when typing ) I also couldn't auto type on my phone. Has this been resolved? If so, I support this change
    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    It seems a lot smoother and all the bugs I recall I haven't noticed again yet, so fingers crossed!
    Yes, I'm sure most things are now fixed.

    The only thing I am aware of is that when you copy and paste things from word docs and emails, the formatting does get lost sometimes. One day this will be fixed.
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    What about the asterisks? *
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    What old text
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    What about the asterisks? *
    Is that a real bug? :lol:
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Is that a real bug? :lol:
    Correct
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Is that a real bug? :lol:
    Yeah, I'll @ you behind the scenes, there's a video of it.
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    Editing posts has now become a bit of a nightmare. Style > substance. Terrible idea, along with 'improving' search :facepalm2:
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    Doing the editor on my phone is a serious nightmare (have a HTC M8 with the latest update). Predictive texts (which is useful as it autocorrects when I type fast) doesn't work and has seriously put me off from using the site on my phone
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Captain Jack


    Doing the editor on my phone is a serious nightmare (have a HTC M8 with the latest update). Predictive texts (which is useful as it autocorrects when I type fast) doesn't work and has seriously put me off from using the site on my phone
    I suffer something chronic with this. It weirdly gets sooooo slow. It also happens on my mac too. :indiff:
 
 
 
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