Android bug: cannot delete words typed in #422

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hjwp opened this Issue Sep 13, 2011 · 4 comments

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hjwp commented Sep 13, 2011

to reproduce: open an editor on android. Type in a line of text, composed of several words, without typing too fast. Try to use the "backspace" button to go back and delete text... Deletion gets "stuck" after a few characters, and cannot delete back further.

Not sure if Android support is a priority?
@gissues:{"order":47.826086956521976,"status":"backlog"}

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Just ran into this using Chrome on the Nexus tablet on Android 4.2.1. On certain inputs (kitchen sink/ asciidoc), the function of the backspace key alternates between backspace and forward-delete on each keystroke.

Firefox Beta 18.0 does not have this issue, but has other ones: Clicking in the editor will not bring up the keyboard once you have navigated away by closing the keyboard and/or switching to another app.

Both Chrome and Firefox work better if automatic spellchecking, correction, etc. are turned off.
Both have problems with voice input: Firefox inserts the input in duplicate, and Chrome just inserts the first couple of spoken words and reverts to keyboard input.

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chetstone commented Jan 13, 2013

Just ran into this using Chrome on the Nexus tablet on Android 4.2.1. On certain inputs (kitchen sink/ asciidoc), the function of the backspace key alternates between backspace and forward-delete on each keystroke.

Firefox Beta 18.0 does not have this issue, but has other ones: Clicking in the editor will not bring up the keyboard once you have navigated away by closing the keyboard and/or switching to another app.

Both Chrome and Firefox work better if automatic spellchecking, correction, etc. are turned off.
Both have problems with voice input: Firefox inserts the input in duplicate, and Chrome just inserts the first couple of spoken words and reverts to keyboard input.

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gildean commented Apr 9, 2013

+1

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izuzak Sep 16, 2013

The backspace key doesn't work at all in Chrome on Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 -- just tried it on the editor on the landing page http://ace.c9.io/.

izuzak commented Sep 16, 2013

The backspace key doesn't work at all in Chrome on Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 -- just tried it on the editor on the landing page http://ace.c9.io/.

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this should be fixed now see #1671

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nightwing commented Nov 5, 2013

this should be fixed now see #1671

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