When editing in the Stack Exchange Android app and navigating away to get some reference URLs the text is gone when I go back into the app.
Seems like the edit isn't kept in memory. Can you please save them in memory? (drafts)
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I've just experienced this in Android App v1.0.50 on a HTC One running Android 4.4.3.
Here's how to reproduce it:
This is kind of like if my edit of this answer would be reset and forgotten if I alt+tabbed during editing to another window.
If you were making a non-trivial edit, you might feel pretty annoyed by this point. Luckily for me I was just changing a couple of words in an answer when I noticed this, and I switched to my browser to check one of the words.
Note that this does not happen when editing questions. Editing a question preserves the edit properly.
Sorry for the long delay on this, I thought I had fixed it already but it turned that I only fixed a red herring. It's fixed as of version 1.0.71 coming out later today or tomorrow.
Keep in mind, this is only fixing the loss of modifications to an answer when momentarily leaving the app, if you close the app from the app switcher or run out of memory while using other applications, it's still possible to lose your edit. This is because we don't do the full drafting logic we have for questions/answers when you're editing. That should also be implemented, but it's only loosely related to this much more important bug.