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  1. WeddingConsultant profile image67
    WeddingConsultantposted 9 years ago

    I'm in the middle of typing some great content into a text capsule and after clicking "save" the text completely disappears.

    I've gotten into the habit of copying everything every couple sentences as I type.

    Anyone else have fun, frustrating experiences like this?

    1. nicomp profile image66
      nicompposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I haven't seen that happen. It does take a minute or two sometimes, but I haven't lost anything.

    2. Bredavies profile image72
      Bredaviesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ugh! That happened on this hub I was really into writing! I got so angry..I couldn't finish. I thought it had to do with my computer. But I guess not.

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      dennisemattposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      all the time!!!!!!! where do you save it?

    4. Don W profile image83
      Don Wposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Why not type it into a word document, or text file if you don't have Word, saving as you go. The when you've finished copy and paste it into your hub. If anything goes wrong with the hub (or heaven forbid with hupages itself) you've always got your document or text file as a backup.

      1. WittyWordsmith profile image59
        WittyWordsmithposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        That's what I do. I just write it somewhere else and then paste it over when it's totally done.

        I have "lost" a hub once when I was putting a capsule in and saved it. The writing stayed grayed-out as if I was still using the capsule, but I wasn't able to press anything or hit publish, etc. It just froze that way, stuck as if it was still behind the capsule. Good thing I'd written it in Word! I started over in a new hub.

      2. Jane@CM profile image58
        Jane@CMposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        If you don't have Word or clipboard, do you have MS Works?  It comes standard in most computers & then you can copy & paste from there.

  2. WeddingConsultant profile image67
    WeddingConsultantposted 9 years ago

    I usually just save it onto the clipboard by highlighting it and hitting CTRL + C then hitting CTRL + V when I'm ready to paste it again.

    Other times I copy and paste it into a Word document.

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      dennisemattposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      OH. I dont have clipboard or word documents. My computer is messed up...thanx for the info tho. soon I wil have  a new 'puter, and will be saving all over the place!!!

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        can't wait til you and i get our knew computers it will change our lives

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          dennisemattposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          HA HA!! Hi Brenda!!  smile That made my day.... you have no idea!!!

  3. Anti-Valentine profile image94
    Anti-Valentineposted 9 years ago

    Yes, I get this problem. In fact I've been having it a lot lately.

 
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