localStorage values are not updated in popup after chages from options page

Confirmed Issue #12292302

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Author
Ilia L.
Created
Jun 9, 2017
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
38.14393
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Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

See attached zip archive with example sources.
I also added a screenshot with different values loaded in popup and on tab

Steps to reproduce:

  1. load extension - localStorage key “data” initialized on background script load with “from_background” value

  2. go to options page and click “Set Value” button

  3. open localStorage and see updated value “from_options”

  4. open popup windows and see old value, however, if popup window is opened as a tab value is updated correctly

  5. after browser restart and reenable extension see “from_options” value, that is still incorrect, because background onload function should rewrite value as “from_background”

  6. reenable extension one more time, now value is “from_background” that is correct

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  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

  • Hello,

    Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

    Best Wishes,
    The MS Edge Team

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