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#99 Auto-save disrupts editing

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nobody
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2012-04-04
2012-04-04
HDave
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I keeps many notes that are several pages long. I typically take up to an hour to key in one of these notes. While I am typing the auto-save (set to every 5 minutes) kicks in and saves the note. During this process I am still typing, but the UI flashes and I find myself typing into ovlivion. I then need to select my note, scroll to the location where I last was, and continue typing.

I've extended the auto-save time to 15 minutes to minimize the problem, but it would be great if Nixnote, like other text editors could autosave in the background without disrupting the editing/typing process.

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  • HDave
    HDave
    2012-04-04

    Interestingly, if I hit the F9 key to sync, there is no disruption in the UI.

     
  • I'll see if I can recreate it.

    The auto-save only tells Nixnote when to save a note while you are directly editing it in case it crashes. When you change notes or close it should save automatically regardless of the interval.