Cancelling a reply?

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  1. icebear

    icebear Sako-addicted

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    How do I clear the text box if I start a reply and then decide not to post? I just typed a few words into a reply box, decided it was a lousy idea, and there was no apparent way to cancel the reply. The text appears, grayed out, any time I come back to that page. It is not visible to anyone else (I logged out to check that). I tried simply deleting all the text, or replacing it with just an x, but it came back when I returned to the page. Anyone know how to make it go away?

     

  2. stonecreek

    stonecreek SCC Secretary Forum Owner SCC Board Member

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    Simply hold down your left click as you scroll across the text to highlight it, then when it is all highlighted hit either your backspace or delete key.

    Of course, I never need to use this feature due to never making mistakes. Someone just told me about it or otherwise I'd have no idea how to do it.:rolleyes:
     
  3. icebear

    icebear Sako-addicted

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    That is exactly what I did to delete the text but it keeps coming back when I return to the page. I just checked and it still reappears after I delete it. It does not get posted but it's annoying that it is there every time I go to the thread.

    I suppose I could overwrite the text with a couple of x's, post it, and then delete but it seems like there should be an option to cancel a draft post.
     
  4. Bucktote

    Bucktote Well-Known Member

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    Hi Stonecreek,
    I posted a reply on ".243 Loads, it shows that I posted a reply in the right side collumn, but it remains un seen??? how did I goof ??
     
  5. stonecreek

    stonecreek SCC Secretary Forum Owner SCC Board Member

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    This is the way the last post in that thread from you starts out:

    Hi Sako fans,
    Met with Greyfox [email protected] farm
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    Is this the post you can't see? It shows up on my screen as the last post in that thread.
     
  6. Bucktote

    Bucktote Well-Known Member

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    Yes Sir, That's the one !
     
  7. Bucktote

    Bucktote Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Jim,
    I see the reply now on .243 loads, What a great guy that GreyFox.
    Our country still produces Gentlemen.
     
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    thank you for the kind words
     

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