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Buggy behaviour with multiple views of same file across multiple windows causing data loss


Posting here as the main page links the forum for tech support.

Tabs across multiple windows pointing to the same file can get out-of-sync, and you can lose data even if you save frequently.

I wrote up some details and steps to produce the issue here:

On a related note: For anyone else experiencing the same issue, do you have any suggestions for workarounds?



A bunch of related issues have recently been linked in the issue I raised for this bug. Following those links show that the bug has a bit of history.

In the issue I’ve written up specific steps to reproduce it.

This is a hard-to-avoid silent data-destroying bug in core functionality that affects multiple people. I hope that it is getting some attention?