This is really tricky to explain so I'm attaching screencasts, but basically if you press the Delete key in front of the first character of a ranged comment, it will silently delete the comment but not show you that it did in the UI, until you reopen the saved document and find a "phantom" comment. Pretty big deal as it is unexpected data loss.
It should either clearly delete the comment immediately (and thus allow me to undo that) or not ever delete the comment, just convert it to a non-ranged comment (which in turn can be deleted if you really want to).
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sample broken resulting document
I can't reproduce "le bork" on Win 7 or Ubuntu. Even the attached supposedly broken document has the comments preserved!
Note: contrary to the screencast, if I press left arrow twice at the "i" of ipsum, I go to Lorem and do not stay put.
Can you test with 4.3.x and report here? If it works ok, change to RESOLVED WORKSFORME.
Win 7 64-bit Version: 220.127.116.11.alpha2+
Build ID: b021b5983c62e266b82d9f0c5c6d8d8900553827
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-12_00:19:18
Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit Version: 18.104.22.168.alpha2+
Build ID: 1c526c9ddda5d52f7a4db5655a4ec60b8c62835c
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF-dbg, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-11_23:20:41
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Well, that's annoying... It all works flawlessly in 4.4.4, indeed!