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Old 01-11-2019, 04:26 PM   #11
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I assume you are checking the Remember Me box when logging in?
No, but I'll try that - that may be the problem!
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:29 PM   #12
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I'm on MacBook Air and Firefox. Haven't had the issue of being logged out by the site for years and years. Spell check occurs as I write. I don't log out or shut down.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:54 PM   #13
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No, but I'll try that - that may be the problem!
About a year, year/half ago, some changes were made to the software, requiring that box to be checked for each log in, otherwise you would be timed out for inactivity. Checking the box solved the problem. Good Luck!
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:59 PM   #14
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I might add, those who never log out are always ‘remembered’. I log out after each use, and check the box every time I log back in.....
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Old 01-11-2019, 05:21 PM   #15
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I don't have problems on the forums, but I do "help desk" work over on FGRV, and that one frequently drops me for "inactivity" when I'm working on a response, or if I have to look up somebody on our admin page (open in a different tab/window). Aggravating for sure, since I'm quite the opposite of inactive and love (not) the interruptions. ("Remember me" isn't an option on the help desk login.)
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Old 01-11-2019, 05:52 PM   #16
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I read something about this in one of the seven Harry Potter books. Can’t remember which, I was a kid then. A 70 year old kid.
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Old 01-11-2019, 06:47 PM   #17
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I assume you are checking the Remember Me box when logging in?
This is important. It looks like an option so that forum remembers your username for the next session, but you don't need that (your browser probably does that), and what it really does is stops the forum from logging you out based on a way-too-short timer.
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:10 PM   #18
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i have to repeatedly log in now sometimes get logged out while writing a post. Is anyone else having this issue or is it just my issue.

Kate,
This has happened to be since I've been on this forum, some 4˝ years now. What I do when the post-writing takes more than a few minutes is open a second window, access the forum (it will show me already logged in), and every few minutes access that window and click something to show activity. So, when I finally finish my post and submit, I'm still logged in, so it works.
A bit of a pain, I know, but it saves some grief. The other thing you can do is, before you post, highlight it all, and press "Ctrl" and "C" keys together to copy it all to your clipboard.
If you're logged out, just log back in, start your post, and press "Ctrl" "V" to paste what you previously wrote, without retyping it.


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Old 01-13-2019, 06:26 PM   #19
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I'm on MacBook Air and Firefox. Haven't had the issue of being logged out by the site for years and years. Spell check occurs as I write. I don't log out or shut down.
I'm on MacBook Pro and Safari. Haven't had the issue of being logged out by the site for years and years. Spell check occurs as I write. I don't log out or shut down.

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Old 01-14-2019, 04:51 PM   #20
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Tick the remember me box as you login and if you are still having trouble check your system settings regarding cookies. We use them to keep you logged in at page changes and to remember you when you return. If you have set your browser preferences to purge them as you leave the site or at page changes you may have to login each time you return.
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