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Some form content (Search; Create new task) not fully preserved after "Back" button
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  1. Open a new bug form in a bugzilla, e.g. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Fedora (requires login)
  2. Type "blabla" in the comment field
  3. Click any of the links in the page
  4. Go back

I. Observed: there is "blabla" in the form.

  1. Do the same in Phabricator.

II. Observed: the form is loaded empty.

Tested with Firefox 34.0.

With Safari on iOS 7, 8 or 9:

  1. Go to the task creation form in Phabricator.
  2. Enter a title, some projects and a description.
  3. Go to www.perdu.com.
  4. Click Back.

III.A. Observed (with Saf on iOS 7 or 8), variant A: The title and description are kept, but the projects are lost; this is inconsistent.

III.B. Observed [on 2016-03-16] (with Saf on iOS 9), variant B: The title, the description and the projects are lost!

With Safari iPad or Firefox iPad:

  1. Go to phabricator.wikimedia.org
  2. Enter a word in the search field at the top right.
  3. Press Access (launch the search).
  4. In the navigator, click the button Back.

IV. Observed: In the search field, the word entered has been erased.

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Aklapper triaged this task as Lowest priority.Jan 11 2015, 10:52 PM
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For me it works in Chrome, not in Firefox.

Aklapper renamed this task from "Create new task" form content is not preserved after "back" button to "Create new task" form content is not preserved in Firefox after "back" button.Jan 14 2015, 10:45 PM
Nnemo renamed this task from "Create new task" form content is not preserved in Firefox after "back" button to "Create new task" form content is not fully preserved after "back" button.Mar 8 2015, 1:44 PM
Nnemo renamed this task from "Create new task" form content is not fully preserved after "back" button to "Create new task" form content is not fully preserved after "Back" button.
Nnemo updated the task description. (Show Details)
In T86463#969753, @Qgil wrote:

For me it works in Chrome, not in Firefox.

Even the projects are kept after you click Back?

Assigned and Projects are empty when I click back in Chrome

With Safari on iOS 8.2, the projects are lost after I click Back.

Aklapper renamed this task from "Create new task" form content is not fully preserved after "Back" button to Some form content (Search; Create new task) not fully preserved after "Back" button.Feb 23 2016, 9:09 AM
Aklapper added a subscriber: StudiesWorld.

When the user comes back with the navigator, the search field gets erased. This is incorrect.

It would be nice to stop doing that. Thank you.

Now, the behaviour I encounter in Phabricator is worse.

After writing in the task creation form, going away and coming back, the title, the description and the projects are lost!

See the task T129765.