mtnDon Miller wrote:
As far as I know the only thing that works is "doing something"; something the software recognizes as activity, such as a mouse click.
I don't leave my sessions open as a rule when I leave the computer. When I know I'm going to be composing a long message or know I'll be interrupted my way around the issue is to compose it in my word processor, then copy and paste it to the forum message when I log back in.
Sorry for not having a simpler/better idea.