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Bug 5698 - Catch "close window event" with javascript while editing
Catch "close window event" with javascript while editing
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-24 10:08 UTC by Axel Kittenberger
Modified: 2010-12-03 21:21 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Axel Kittenberger 2006-04-24 10:08:30 UTC
When editing a wiki page, can mediawiki please catch the "close window" event
with java-script, and ask the user with a messagebox if he really wants to loose
all his work so far?

I just lost quite some work to a wikipedia article due accidently to hitting
CTRL-W while typing - frustrating.
This could be a user setting, I would say - default: On.
Comment 1 Niklas Laxström 2008-10-06 08:46:07 UTC
This could be implemented as an user Gadget?
Comment 2 db [inactive,noenotif] 2010-12-03 20:43:59 UTC
The new skin Vector has this feature: [[mw:Extension:Vector#EditWarning]]
Comment 3 Roan Kattouw 2010-12-03 21:21:03 UTC
Marking as fixed per comment #2

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