[kdepim-users] Lost field text

Thomas Olsen tanghus at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 23:50:56 GMT 2009

On 29/10-2009 00:30 djmills at netspace.net.au wrote:
> Hi,
> whenever I open a KDE application's form, such as editing a contact in
>  KAddressBook, the field that the cursor is on gets emptied just as the
>  window opens.  For KAddressBook this means that the contact's name
>  disappears.  It took a while to notice that this was happening.  I
>  discovered the cause when I found that a number of my contacts (all the
>  ones that I had edited recently) were missing their names.
> Luckily, I found that when you open the form if you press CTRL-Z then you
>  get the text back.
> Other places that I have noticed this behavior are:
> when changing the name of a KNote
> when renaming a file in konqueror
> when changing the font of some text in KMail's composer (the highlighted
>  text all disappears) and others
> There are a number of KDE applications that don't seem to suffer this. 
>  These include: KOrganiser - I can edit an appointment without losing the
>  text
> ToDos
> Journal
> and others
> Is there anything I can do to prevent this most annoying behavior?
> I'm running openSUSE 11.1 which uses KDE 4.1.3.
> Best regards,
> David.

I've read about a behavior like the one you describe and tried to google for 
it, but I only found this thread:
It slightly reassembles it.

Best Regards / Med venlig hilsen

  Thomas Olsen

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