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Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox

This mozilla support site says Note: Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension. However, the keyboard shortcuts are not synced to other computers. This ...
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Pentadactyl: how to disable menu bar toggle by <Alt>?

Using Pentadactyl, when I press the Alt key, it toggles the menu bar, and the --MENU-- mode. This is very embarrassing for me, as I use dwm window manager at the same time, where Alt is the most ...
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Close window with CMD+W with Firefox on OS X

According to this page, Firefox's default shortcuts for Mac include Command + W to close a window, and Command + Shift + W to close a window. This behavior is infuriatingly nonstandard, and defies ...
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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How to disable a special shortcut in Firefox?

I've got a keyboard with special media keys for the calculator, e-mail, homepage and suspend mode. I already changed the behaviour of the keys in the windows registry, but if a Firefox window is in ...
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176 views

What's the keyboard shortcut to open the “new menu” (PanelUI) in Firefox 29?

I am referring to this button: (called variously as "new menu" or PanelUI, thanks ciastek!) Is this basically a mouse-only button and menu, or is there some secret way of using it with the ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab after current one

If you're a Firefox user you know that if you have 10 tabs open and say you're in the tab #5. If you open a new tab which will become #11 in order and search something, after you finish and close ...
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55 views

How to close pinned tab at firefox using Vimperator

I am trying to close the pinned tab in Firefox 27.0.1 using Vimperator 3.8.2 using the d key, such as Gmail pinned tab on the picture above but I receive the following message: cannot close an app ...
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How to change the keyboard shortcut for Firefox's context menu?

I am trying to change the keyboard shortcut for showing the context menu in Firefox (the equivalent of pressing Shift-F10 on Linux or Windows or Control-Space on OS X). It seems like this shortcut is ...
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how to switch tabs back by keyboard in latest firefox (27)?

I wonder is it a bug or a 'feature' that standard ctrl+shift+tab shortcuts to move between tabs in backwards are disabled. In about:config I have set: browser.ctrlTab.previews;true, but it doesn't ...
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How do you click special inputs in Firefox using the keyboard?

Sometimes I need to use a (normally Windows) computer without mouse control. Most web controls I see are accessible through basic keyboard shortcuts. Some, however can not be accessed using Tab, Space ...
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How do you save an image in Firefox using the keyboard?

Sometimes I need to use a (normally Windows) computer without mouse control. What is the fastest way to save an image to the disk in Firefox under these conditions? An out-of-the-box solution is ...
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41 views

How do I move FireFox tabs using keyboard on MacOSX?

On linux I can move FF tabs using Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-PgDn. What do I do on Mac OS X (Darwin)? Note that I do not even have PgUp and PgDn keys here. I can switch between tabs using Cmd-Alt-RightArrow ...
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2answers
57 views

How can I change the modifier to open search results in a new tab in Firefox back to Alt?

I've gotten used to pressing Alt + Enter to open search results in a new tab using the Firefox search bar. With the last update the modifier key changed to Ctrl. How can I change it back to Alt?
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55 views

Determine command name in vimperator

I would like to customise vimperator using the .vimperatorrc file. For now I am doing things like :cmap <C-g> <Esc> so that C-g cancels inputing a command, just as does. However, I ...
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Linux/KDE and “greedy” hotkeys

I've recently switched to Linux again, and this time I've decided to install KDE. I've set the layout cycling hotkey to Ctrl+Shift, but the problem is that it clashes with every other hotkey that ...
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130 views

Is there a way to control the tab group order in Firefox

I have lots of tab groups, and I like to use them to store open pages. I know that you can switch tabs using ctrl-`, and that you can open the tab gropus with ctrl-shift-E, but as far as I can tell, ...
5
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1answer
107 views

Key combo that opens entered url in new tab

Middle-clicking the "go" button (seen as → in the page address bar) in Firefox opens entered page address in a new tab. Is there a key combination that does the same thing?
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How to prevent keystroke grabbing/hijacking by websites in Firefox? [duplicate]

Some web sites (an increasing number of them these days, it seems) hijack various key combinations to perform actions within and defined by the web site itself. There's the specific example of / in ...
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How to disable WEB developer tools in Firefox

I want to uninstall or disable WEB developer tools in Firefox (Tools - WEB developer). At least, disable their keyboard shortcuts - for example, I really don't want to see Firefox profiler when ...
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1answer
104 views

Firefox disable cycle between start-end of tabs with Ctrl+Tab?

How can I disable the cyclic nature of Ctrl+Tab in Firefox? Currently if I press Ctrl+Tab again and again, repeatedly, when I hit the last tab, and press again, Firefox goes to the first tab. How can ...
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1answer
259 views

What is the keyboard shortcut in Firefox for the forward/backward button right click tab history?

I have no mouse enabled and find it rather difficult to find a really comprehensive list of shortcuts for firefox. I imagine there might be some way to have every user interface command mapped onto a ...
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1answer
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How do I see all set shortcuts within Firefox?

Is it possible to find a centralized location and/or listing of all set keyboard shortcuts used within Firefox, including keyboard shortcuts enabled by miscellaneous add-ons? NOTES I've seen Windows ...
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1answer
104 views

Firefox next tab is Ctrl+arrow

Firefox changes my current tab when I press Ctrl+Arrow, when I want it to go the the previous/next word. How can I change this? I would prefer not to use any addons (except Customize Shortcuts, which ...
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How to make vimperator keybings not work for newsfox?

With modes.passAllKeys I can make Vimperator not work for some urls, Gmail, for instance. Now I use newsfox to read RSS news, but newsfox use a special fixed url chrome://newsfox/content/newsfox.xul, ...
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How do I type the infinity character in a web browser? [duplicate]

I can use Charmap utility in Windows to find, copy, and paste the character in any application, including web browsers. But what is the Alt key combination to type in the infinity character? ...
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2answers
1k views

Firefox with Vimperator: how to toggle Find bar?

I'm using Firefox with Vimperator Vim emulator plugin, but instead of using its / key for searching, I prefer to use regular built-it Find bar, invoked by Ctrl-F. The problem is, if Vimperator is ...
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1answer
97 views

Cannot run internet search scripts from Xfce keyboard shortcuts

I have created different scripts that I successfully used under Lubuntu/Lxde, including some made to be run by keyboard shortcut that would start firefox and search selected text on the internet. For ...
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1answer
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Add Firefox “/” and “'” keyboard shortcuts to Chrome?

I very recently switched to Chrome, and it generally works fine, but my last problem with it is lack of / and ' shortcuts. For those that don't know: / is more or less like ctrl-f ' is like /, but ...
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make firefox's quick find shortcut working in alternate layout as well

I like very much quick find shortcut in Firefox - "/" to search on the page. But when I switch to alternate layout (Cyrillic) it stops working. How can I make it works regardless of keyboard layout?
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Back/Forward Firefox navigation with arrow keys except in input

I've mapped my left/right arrow keyboard keys in Firefox to navigate back/forward in the browser history (old Opera habit). This works perfectly except when I'm entering data into input fields. I ...
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1answer
73 views

Shortcut key to skip cursor from left/right of every typed word

I want to know if it is even possible to jump my cursor from left/right of every typed word using Vimperator, a Firefox addon that behaves like Vim, including its shortcut keys. So a good example ...
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0answers
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Pressing Windows+Back navigates back instead of clearing text field

In Firefox on Mac OS X, there's a major drawback. Pressing WindowsBack while in a text edit box will navigate backwards instead of positioning the caret at the beginning of the line being edited. ...
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How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to forbid keyboard shortcut stealing by websites in Firefox How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? i notice my most used sites such as ...
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3answers
142 views

How to define keyboard shortcut for a URL in Firefox on Ubuntu?

Is there a Firefox add-on or trick to define keyboard shortcuts to URLs? For example, assigning a hotkey (in Firefox or Ubuntu) to quickly access a site. I'm using Ubuntu Linux.
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277 views

What is the keyboard shortcut to directly focus the first Google search result, in Firefox and Chrome?

Currently hitting Tab goes to top-bar / side-bar options and then the first search result. Is there any such keyboard shortcut that will directly focus on search results?
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1answer
794 views

Lenovo key mapping blocks tab recall

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 580 and Ctrl+Shift+T is mapped to a proprietary picture viewing program. This program blocks the tab recall shorcut Ctrl+Shift+T in Firefox and Chrome. How do I fix it?
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590 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut for “Paste & Go” in Firefox?

Currently I can press CTRL+L for the location bar and then paste with CTRL+V and then press ENTER. But the last one is so fare away and for the Paste&Go I have to rely on the mouse again. Is there ...
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1answer
123 views

Keyboard shortcut to location bar without selecting all text

At Keyboard shortcut to quickly jump to the URL address field in Firefox James Burton asked about the keyboard shortcut for jumping to the location bar. This is very handy; however very often I don't ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change FireFox switch tab shortcut on OS X?

How can I change the keyboard shortcut to switch between next and previous tabs on Firefox on OS X?
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458 views

Is there a hot key that will allow me to move to an adjacent tab in internet browsers?

I'm currently using IE, but I have Chrome and Firefox as well. I use keyboard shortcuts a lot, especially when switching inbetween windows. I was wondering if it was possible for any of those browsers ...
4
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3answers
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Reorder/rearrange tabs using keyboard shortcut

In Firefox, it's possible to rearrange tabs (reordering, moving to a new window, etc.) by drag-and-drop. But drag-and-drop is slow and unwieldy, and is difficult for some people to use. In ...
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340 views

Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
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3answers
312 views

Can I change the behavior of my firefox shortcut on the Windows 7 taskbar?

I have to admit that I've developed a nasty habit. When I want a new browser window, I shift+click the Firefox icon to make a new window of Firefox. Lately, though, I've been really wanting to get ...
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1answer
394 views

How can I restore the automatic location bar focus with Firefox 13?

Safari does it, Chrome does it, and Firefox did it up to version 12: put the focus automatically to the location bar (a.k.a. address bar) when opening a new tab. With FF13 this behaviour changed, ...
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3answers
482 views

How can I duplicate a Firefox tab including the history with a keyboard shortcut?

Problem I want to do as much as possible with keyboard shortcuts in Firefox. One operation I still can't do with a keyboard shortcut is duplicating a tab while keeping the history. What I have ...
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1answer
988 views

How to disable all keyboard shortcuts for Firefox?

I know how to modify them, but there is no option to delete them, I can only replace them with another key combination, but I dont want to put some magical key combination to all possible functions, ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How can I disable Quick Find hotkey in Firefox?

Firefox's Quick Find, activated with ‘/’, is a feature that I really don't use and the key conflicts with access keys in certain web sites (namely Pinboard and ScalaDoc). How can I disable this ...
2
votes
2answers
666 views

Disable `ctrl+shift+w` shortcut in Firefox Linux

I want to disable the Ctrl+Shift+w shortcut because I sometimes press it accidentally when trying to Ctrl+Shift+e. Is there a simple way to disable this?