Warning when attempting to leave page or refresh page before saving contents of Test Step fields are saved

Currently, if you enter information in a new Test Step field but do not click the Add/Update button to save changes, then navigate away from the page or reload the page, you are not prompted to confirm you wish to leave before saving contents.

I am using the latest Firefox browser, so perhaps this works in others. It would be great to trigger one of those popup confirmation dialogs warning of unsaved changes as a reminder, to not lose information.

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Hello,

Thank you for the steps. We were able to confrim this and are going to submit it for a bug. I get the same behavoir in FireFox 20.0 and Chrome.

Kind Regards,

Emily

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Hi ErikB,

What are the exact steps you are taking in order to not get the popup? What buttons are you selecting? I am asking you this becuase I too added new information to a test step, did not click 'Add', and attempted to navigate away from the page with out saving. I did get a popup notifying me of unsaved data and if I wanted to continue. I tested this out in both Chrome and FireFox and both were successful. Currently I am running Chrome 26.0.1410.43 m and FireFox 20.0.

Kind Regards,

Emily

Hi Emily-

I didn't realize this was more of a corner case, apologies for not including more specific steps to reproduce. Here you go:

* Go to an existing test issue that has existing test steps

* Enter data in the empty test step text area field

* Click on an existing test step field with data in it (i.e. to copy & paste into the new test step)

* Click "Return to Results" link (if you arrived via search) or any other nav link

* You will not be prompted

This is in Firefox 19.0.2 where I see this behavior.

Thank you!

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