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Evil replit cursor
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InvisibleOne (3227)

A purplish replit cursor keeps on messing up my coding. Every minute or so it will suddenly appear and delete one or two of the characters I just wrote, and then disappear again. The repl is private so maybe that has something to do with it?

Does anybody have any solutions?

Answered by Coder100 (18939) [earned 5 cycles]
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Coder100 (18939)

Yeah, its a bug.
So, the cursor is to indicate when replit has made some changes.
And the bug probably is when replit saves your repl, something went wrong there.

Coder100 (18939)

nope
just have to wait until they roll it back

or dev locally @InvisibleOne

InvisibleOne (3227)

yeah it's not doing it quite as frequently now, and if it get's bad enough I can always just use pycharm or something. @Coder100

Coder100 (18939)

yeah
did you report to bugs? @InvisibleOne

Coder100 (18939)

anyways mark as correct answer please @InvisibleOne

ConnorBrewster (11)

@Coder100 hi everyone! We have identified the issue on our end and have rolled out a fix. This fix will be picked up once your repl restarts. You can either wait a while for this to happen naturally, or forcefully restart your repl by running kill 1 in the shell.

Coder100 (18939)

yay
no more of the wrath of the evil purple pinkish replit cursor
@ConnorBrewster

FishballNooodle (213)

ikr its starting to get annoying

ruiwenge2 (1211)

That just happened to me about 10 minutes ago. probably a bug