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    Registered User Jerry Treiman's Avatar
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    Default spacebar not working (intermittent problem)

    Periodically I am having trouble with the spacebar on my keyboard not being recognized in this text box, but it seems specific to this board. It functions fine in other applications and I can cut and paste my posts when this happens. (It is working now). Has anyone else had this problem?

    I have an iMac, running OS X El Capitan (v.10.11.6); Google Chrome browser (v.54.0.2840.98)
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    Default Re: spacebar not working (intermittent problem) (By: Jerry Treiman)

    I do not recall seeing this. If keys are not active, it is often because some Javascript function is capturing that particular keystroke. Since the editor is written in Javascript that might be a bug in the editor.

    If I understand your report, all the other keys are working correctly when this happens.
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    Default Re: spacebar not working (intermittent problem) (By: Tom McIntyre)

    I haven't tried all of the other keys, but the text keys seem to work. I can type a message or delete/backspace but cannot insert spaces.
    (spacebar is working right now).
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    Default Re: spacebar not working (intermittent problem) (By: Jerry Treiman)

    I had the same problem a few days ago, but it went away.
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    Default Re: spacebar not working (intermittent problem) (By: harold bain)

    I get the same problem, thought it were my computer but it is only on this site. When I get it I press return then back space and it all works again.
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    Default Re: spacebar not working (intermittent problem) (By: novicetimekeeper)

    Quote Originally Posted by novicetimekeeper View Post
    I get the same problem, thought it were my computer but it is only on this site. When I get it I press return then back space and it all works again.
    Yes,thatworksformetoo.

    Yes, that works for me too.
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