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Post  yolos on 11/26/2014, 6:18 am

Typing  niot (is not) working properly. I saw Kelejan's post on another thrade (thread) and decided to start a separate thread concerning this. For some earason (reason)  sometimes when you type a letter the curser will jupm (jump) back to the left of the letter you just typed.  this ha bseen (has been) happening for about a week or more.  I have been frustratingly correcting the typing but in this post I did not correct all the mistakes (just enough so Boffer could se whe (see what) is happening in case it is not occurring  on his computer).

orF - (this is supposed to be the word "For" but after I typed the "F", the curser jumped back in front of the "F" (to the left of the "F") and then when I ypeted the "or" these two letters  ended up to the left of the "F" instead of to the right of the "F".

Anybody eles having this problem.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 11/26/2014, 6:42 am

I haven't had or seen any of these issues on any of the computers, tablet, or mobile I use.
On a typical day I use 3 different computers.
Do you have a different keyboard you could plug in? You can get them very cheap and they do go bad. I find more so now than in the past.
Run virus/malware scans on your computer lately?

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Post  yolos on 11/26/2014, 6:56 am

Thanks for your response Rooster.  I can try another kye board this weekend.  Yes I do scan frequently.  Last night actually.

Has anyone else had this problem.  As Kelejan said in her post, this is not happening in Word or Excel.

Actually, when I get to work I will try it from my work computer and see what is happening there.  Except right this minute the curser is not jumping backwards so maybe it only happens periodically.?????
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Post  llama momma on 11/26/2014, 7:09 am

Yolos,
Same thing is going on here.  Started about a week ago.
When I highlight the switch editor mode icon I think it stops that crazy jumping to the left thing. Or else its a coincidence I just don't know.  But at the moment all is behaving like it should.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 11/26/2014, 7:33 am

So I'm NOT the only one!  Woo-hoo!  (I think Mad )

Although it see to ms (never mind...)  Still funky...
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Post  meatburner on 11/26/2014, 8:36 am

Mine is doing the same thing.  I corectedr (corrected ) it before and now it is doing it again.
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Post  johnp on 11/26/2014, 8:59 am

I thought it was me or my new computer. I tried blaming old age Rolling Eyes
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Post  yolos on 11/26/2014, 9:38 am

I am typing this from my computer at work.  It is also happening at work so it is not a function of my keyboard bie being bad  .  Sinc e others are hvia having this prolb problem I would say it is a forum related problem or an application problem (ie Windows 7.0 ????).
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Post  boffer on 11/26/2014, 10:20 am

Is it happening now?
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Post  yolos on 11/26/2014, 10:29 am

Testing.  Boffer asked if it is happening now.  No Boffer, so far on this post everything is typing correctly.  No problems here.  La la la la la .  Mary had a little lamb and her fleece was white as snow.  Or something like that.  Thanks.
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Post  boffer on 11/26/2014, 10:37 am

Thanks for the feedback. I'd like to hear from others who had the problem too.

(I wasn't having the problem, so I can't tell.)
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 11/26/2014, 11:13 am

I've actually gotten thru typing a message without any problems (except for my OWN typos, lol).

Think it MIGHT be fixed here, although still a little slow.
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Post  johnp on 11/26/2014, 1:56 pm

I have windows 8.1 and it is still happening. Although it started with the first three words it then stopped so maybe it is now OK.
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Post  Kelejan on 11/26/2014, 6:16 pm

Well then, it just isn't only me.  Good or bad, I don't know.  I always think it is the fault of my equipment  then I find others have the same problem.  Just the same with the TV when I get pixilated pictures which is very annoying, then finding that others were having the same problem.  I did put that down to sunspots or something like that.
Well, I got through that OK so perhaps it has righted itself, somehow?
It is only on this reply box in this forum that I have had this problem.  I did not think it was my fingers getting in a twist. Very Happy
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 11/29/2014, 9:02 am

Mine seems to be working fine again as well.
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Post  boffer on 11/29/2014, 11:32 am

On Nov. 10, I installed a code that prevents losing a partially written post. I disabled it after this thread started. It appears that it was causing the problem; sorry for the frustration.

It's a strange anomaly that didn't affect everyone.
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Post  Kelejan on 11/29/2014, 12:30 pm

@boffer wrote:On Nov. 10, I installed a code that prevents losing a partially written post.  I disabled it after this thread started.  It appears that it was causing the problem; sorry for the frustration.  

It's a strange anomaly that didn't affect everyone.

Just us special people? Very Happy
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Post  boffer on 11/29/2014, 12:35 pm

Sometimes being special is a good thing; sometimes not!
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Post  Kelejan on 11/29/2014, 1:05 pm

@boffer wrote:Sometimes being special is a good thing; sometimes not!  

That brings me down to earth. Very Happy
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