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KimAleksander

Undo in a notecard undoes changes outside of notecard.

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Hi there,

 

I noticed something weird and potentially dangerous while working with Storyist.

 

If I'm in a notecard and I paste something in, that works just fine. Let's say I paste something in that I don't want. If I do Command-Z to undo this, the pasted item remains; however, I notice that other things get undone.

 

To reproduce this:

  • Add a new blank section to any chapter
  • Delete it
  • Go to Storyboard view
  • Open an existing notecard
  • Paste something in there
  • Press Command-Z

What I see is that the section I deleted in step 2 returns. Command-Shift-Z (redo) will make it disappear again, with still no activity in the notecard. Repeated Command-Z's seem to perform continued undos without the user really knowing what's going on.

 

I press Command-Z *a lot*, and it seems like this might be a bug that might cause users to potentially lose stuff without realizing it until it's too late.

 

Best,

 

Kim

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Just thought I'd confirm this. I can reproduce it exactly and agree that it is a bit bizarre and has the potential to cause havoc.

 

Steve?

 

- Jools.

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Hi Kim and Jools,

 

Yes, index cards don't allow undo operations at the moment. The Undo command will undo the last undoable operation, which may not be what you expect.

 

-Steve

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Since you say at the moment, is there any plan to allow undo on note cards in the future?

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