I'm not very smart when it comes to electronics and technology, so my question may be a silly one.
When I write something to be posted, it would be nice to be able to hit "save" at some points before I've completed my writing. When I hit the submit button, it first says "saving" but where I live the internet connection is weak and if it blinks off for half a second between hitting submit and it posting...all is lost. I hate it when it was lengthy or well written or both.
I've tried going into "history" and "resent pages" (using cell phone, accessing full site). Nothing there.
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I frequently lose Internet connection while composing replies to posts on permies. My strategy is to leave the "server not found" error on the screen until after I have rebooted the router. Then I hit the "try again" button, which usually brings up the "resend data" message, to which I reply "yes". It usually always goes through successfully. If things are particularly unreliable, I'll use Todd's suggestion, and copy the text of my reply to the clipboard, or to a text editor before hitting the "Submit" button. In other words, I use the permies site for writing the reply, but make a copy of the message just prior to submission.
I often comprise my replies in a word processing app, such as mail, notes, office, etc. I tend to use my mail app where it is easy for me to write my reply, edit it, spell check it. Then I copy it, go back to permies.com and paste it.
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