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When I type some data in to a form input type="text" field, and then refresh the page in Firefox the values are remembered and the default values are not restored. This is not what I want to have happen; Google Chrome does reload the default values and wipes whatever I typed; So how do I disable this?

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add autocomplete="off" in the form, or the text field

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  1. Type about:config into the URL bar (continue past the safety statement that may pop up if you haven't yet disabled it)

  2. In the filter search box at the top of the page, type

  3. Set the first value (with the name, not anything longer) to "3"

Hope this helps

See here for a description of

See here for the source of the fix (did it myself a while ago)

Finally, see here and here for two other "Firefox config hacks"

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How is this relevant to the persistence of form values between page reloads? – Oskar Berggren Aug 30 '14 at 16:10

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