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Rerendering problem: misspelled words flicker while typing elsewhere

See original GitHub issue

Do you want to request a feature or report a bug?

  • A bug

What’s the current behavior?

  • As you type, in a spellchecked field, the red underlines flash/flicker as content changes.


OS Browser
macOS High Sierra Chrome 63.0.3239.132

What’s the expected behavior?

  • Misspelled words should have a constant, not flashing or flickering, red underline.

It seems like this may have been caused by the removal of isNative? (

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:14 (10 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

dmitrizzlecommented, Feb 7, 2018

My bad about Draft.js - must have been an earlier version. But Medium on Safari 11.0.1/macOS 10.12.6 still does that:

steobriencommented, Aug 28, 2019

Excuse the delay @gregoryforel, I am very busy at the moment!

Looking at your codesandbox quickly, I see the problem but am not exactly sure what’s causing it. Here’s a quick workaround though.

// before

// after
requestAnimationFrame(() => setSpellCheckEnabled(containsWhiteSpaceAndPunctuation))

Hope this helps!

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