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I am using the plugin front end editor to edit posts.. This works very well in posts, where all links are perfectly visible if I have edited a post. For some reason, if I edit a comment and there are links in the post, I can't see the links and can't click on them because it's not linked. I must refresh the page to see the comment linking to where they were linking...

Is there a solution without having to refresh the page? Why is this happening at all?

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Have you asked on that plugins's support forum? This one, I think: wordpress.org/support/plugin/front-end-editor – s_ha_dum Aug 4 '13 at 15:00
Yes, but frankly got no answer on that one... – user1627363 Aug 4 '13 at 15:10
That is a lot of code to dig through but @scribu is listed as an author. Perhaps he will notice the thread. – s_ha_dum Aug 4 '13 at 15:34
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The plugin author has solved the issue. He says:

I have encountered this bug before, but I just now realized what's causing it: the 'comment_text' filter is not applied on the updated comment content. The make_clickable() function, which makes the links in the content clickable, is hooked to this 'comment_text' filter.

Anyway, it's fixed now: https://github.com/scribu/wp-front-end-editor/commit/e590a39522c89ca8016e52f7dcc26d33d552e69c

You can try out that fix by downloading the Development Version (2.3.2-alpha).

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