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SkySafari 6 bug when adding Observations

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SkySafari 6 Plus is great. I particularly like the Scope Control & Observing Lists features.

There is a bug when adding observing notes ("Observations") to items on your Observing Lists.

If your last entry in an Observation happens to be a piece of predictive text rather than a keystroke, the whole Observation will look OK on the screen, but it will not be saved.

It is quite annoying to later refer to an Observation that you carefully entered with  frozen fingers, to find that it does not exist!

The work-arounds are obvious;

   - Don't use predictive text.

   - If you do, make sure the last character entered in an Observation is any keystroke ( [carriage return] or [space] is fine), not a predicted word.

   - Or you could use pencil & paper, but where's the fun in that?   ?

 

SkySafari 6 Plus, version 6.1.0.34, Android 6.0

 

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