Can't find my translation draft

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Yesterday I began a new translation and clicked "Save translation draft" but now I'm looking for it and I can't find it. Underneath my "in progress" tab, there's nothing there. Can anyone help cause I really don't want to start from scratch.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

It's not in the in progress tab but in the drafts folder, which you can access in the drop down menu that appears when you hover with the mouse over your name in the upper right corner.
In progress is a different feature (a way of notifying requesters that their request was begun being translated).

Moderator — I'm A Goner
Joined: 10.07.2011

It is a bug that has occured since the draft system implantation. If you did not give a title to your translation, then it does not appear in the draft category. And I do not think there is any way to recover your translation as a result.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

No, that doesn't seem to be the issue.
But thanks for the heads up, I didn't encounter it so far. I think whenever I tried to save a draft without title it simply didn't let me.

But, I looked into our log now, and here's the draft: http://lyricstranslate.com/en/dive-tuffati-dentro.html

Editor || ᴋɪssᴇᴅ ʙʏ ғɪʀᴇ . ♔
Joined: 08.09.2014

Oh, I have this problem too. Even though I have the draft saved, it still redirects me to the original song.

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Joined: 31.03.2012
brianagrimes7 wrote:

Yesterday I began a new translation and clicked "Save translation draft" but now I'm looking for it and I can't find it. Underneath my "in progress" tab, there's nothing there. Can anyone help cause I really don't want to start from scratch.

http://lyricstranslate.com/en/dive-tuffati-dentro.html
It was under 'Unpublished', it was published, just edit the translation and or leave a note in the Author's comment section saying it's a WIP.

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Joined: 16.02.2011
phantasmagoria wrote:
brianagrimes7 wrote:

Yesterday I began a new translation and clicked "Save translation draft" but now I'm looking for it and I can't find it. Underneath my "in progress" tab, there's nothing there. Can anyone help cause I really don't want to start from scratch.

http://lyricstranslate.com/en/dive-tuffati-dentro.html
It was under 'Unpublished', it was published, just edit the translation and or leave a note in the Author's comment section saying it's a WIP.

It was supposed to be a draft, so it was intentional that it was unpublished (drafts are treated the same by the website as unpublished translations).

Higgs Boson wrote:

Oh, I have this problem too. Even though I have the draft saved, it still redirects me to the original song.

That sounds like a different problem to me. Could you give an example, please?

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Joined: 31.03.2012

@Sciera Yeah I just noticed that. @brianagrimes7 all drafts are here: http://lyricstranslate.com/en/drafts

Editor whimsical chatterbox
Joined: 14.09.2013

On a similar line, I noticed some comments are lost if you preview them before publishing.
Instead of adding the comment, the "save" button takes you back to the original page as if you'd never typed anything.
I never saw it happen on forum threads, only on song pages.
I'm using Firefox (latest version under Win7), in case that would be a browser-specific bug.

This apparently occurs at random, but often enough to make me wary of the preview feature Regular smile

You can avoid losing everything you typed by going back one page (using your brower history navigation), copy the final version of your comment, go back to the original page, paste it as a new comment and publish it without preview (which ups the cost of a preview quite a bit :))

And while I'm at it, some emoticons are not converted to pics, as you can see with the basic smiley above. I suppose the double closing brace is to blame.

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Higgs Boson wrote:

Oh, I have this problem too. Even though I have the draft saved, it still redirects me to the original song.

@Higgs Boson Could you give us an example, here or in a private message?

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Joined: 26.05.2017

i had checked there first, and my drafts are empty

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Joined: 26.05.2017

thank you!