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Content Fragment versioning

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We are using Content Fragments with AEM 6.4 and have noticed that Cancel from the editor creates a new revision and will automatically overwrite any changes that may have been made outside the editor.  Anyone know why this is happening and if there is a way to configure this behavior?   Testing the same Cancel scenario with another asset type like a png, does not cause a new revision to be created.

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Somehow I couldn't reproduce this behavior on 6.4.4

Not sure, if there is a specific way to reproduce it?

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I have tried on 6.4.3 and 6.4.4 and see the same behavior.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Create a content fragment
  2. View timeline
  3. Open fragment for editing
  4. Cancel without making any changes
  5. View timeline
  6. Notice a new version has been created.   This appears to be a full rollback and will have overwritten any changes that may have been made to the underlying data while the editor was open.
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

Hey Joshe,

Yeah, cancel can be a pretty heavy weight operation(noticed this too) as in every time a version get's created indeed.

If you do not need to create a version simply close the tab without clicking the cancel button.

There is no config to cancel the cancel button operation functionality I am aware of.



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If this is not configurable, does anyone know what should be overlayed to change the behavior?