Cursor disappears in Windows app for WordPress

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  • #2520512

    Hi,

    I couldn’t find this in the forum while searching, so apologies if this has already been reported.

    The cursor keeps randomly disappearing from the WYSIWYG editor of the WordPress.com app for Windows. When it goes, it goes completely and tapping/clicking in the writing area doesn’t bring it back. I have to start typing to figure out where it is.

    This happens when I alt-tab (or use a mouse) to switch to another window and then come back to the WordPress window. Not all the time, but sometimes. When the cursor disappears, doing the same thing brings it back.

    Here’s a screenshot of the window: http://i.imgur.com/BEx07vg.png

    As you can see from the title bar, it’s the active window, yet the cursor is nowhere to be seen.

    No such issues with WordPress.com web editor. I am on the latest version of Windows 10 (32 bit). I must note that I use an app called MacType, which makes the font rendering in Windows look more like that on OS X, but it doesn’t work in the WordPress.com app, so I don’t think it’s the culprit. I disabled it for awhile, and the issue persisted.

    Again, my apologies if this has already been reported!

    #2520614

    timethief
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    #2520615

    timethief
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    #2520672

    supernovia
    Staff

    Hi @mishrashutosh, so to confirm, you can consistently produce this by switching to a different window (with alt tab or a mouse)?

    And you can bring the focus back by typing or by switching back and forth again? Let me know if I’ve got that right so we can work on duplicating it here.

    #2520776

    I am unable to produce it consistently. Actually, I am unable to produce this at all today. If this happens in the future, I’ll try and find out if there’s any pattern or conflicting app.

    #2520823

    supernovia
    Staff

    Thanks @mishrashutosh

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