Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

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Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

Post by Alan H. Tast » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:41 pm

One of the new features I want to use is the "Save Draft" so that I can go away for a while and dig into the research library for more info. However, when I hit the "Save Draft" button I don't know where the draft went to so that I can retrieve it. For all I know the function isn't fully operational yet. What am I missing here?
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Re: Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

Post by Joe Johnston » Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:29 pm

It worked for me as a quick test message containing just a few words.

To retrieve I went to "Compose Message" tab
When that page opened there should be a "Load Draft" button to click and my test message opened.

Hope it works for you.
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Re: Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

Post by Joe Johnston » Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:48 pm

Also found you can save multiple drafts for Replies and also PM's. There is a tab "Manage PM Drafts" that when clicked shows all your drafts for both Replies and PM's. This can be a very handy feature which coupled with opening the Forum on multiple tabs in your browser will allow easy back and forth reference between posts and checking on information.
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Re: Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

Post by Alan H. Tast » Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:25 pm

On my first attempt to Save Draft, followed in the Compose Message and hitting the "Load Draft" got me nothing. So I'm not sure what I did wrong. The second time I tried, as a test for this message, it the silly thing worked. Perhaps everything wasn't set up yet for it? Regardless, this should be a nice feature to have, especially when I need to back away and not post some snide or stupid comment :shock: .
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Re: Save Draft - Where Does It Go?

Post by tbird » Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:22 am

I had a issue yesterday where I got notice of new postings on a thread I was following, when I click the link it firstly asks me to sigh-in when I am always signed in then after a long answer I left the computer for lunch came back added a couple of more things then tried to post the messages my message disappeared and box came up informing me that I was not signed in logged on again and no message remained to post.
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