Apparent System Bug in Resetting Preferred Name to Blank

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I tried to reset Oxford-280's preferred name to blank.Each time I exited the field the system generated Anonymous.  To eliminate this problem, I was forced to enter Unknown.
WikiTree profile: James Oxford
in WikiTree Tech by Anonymous Barnes G2G6 Mach 3 (32.6k points)

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You should set the Preferred name to be the same as the Proper First name
by Dennis Wheeler G2G6 Pilot (532k points)
selected by Anonymous Barnes
The Add New Person form does that automatically, but the Edit form has a different default.  It's an oddity, but no big deal.

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