2
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1answer
235 views

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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2answers
27 views

How to get to an input field with the keyboard in firefox?

Let's say I am doing a search in google and I want to come back to the input field to modify the search, I normally use the mouse to click, but these is a waste of time, after scrolling down, you need ...
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0answers
18 views

Click on link from the keyboard on search

Is there any way to click on a link using the keyboard in Firefox? E.g. Say I search for some text on an article on Wikipedia, and after iterating through the hits, the cursor sits on a link of ...
0
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2answers
152 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
204 views

Even though FireFox portable is set as default borwser, it doesn't launch when I press the keyboard key to launch web browser

I want to use Firefox portable as my main browser. I noticed when I use the shortcut key built into the keyboard to launch the web browser, something strange happens. A version of Firefox opens up but ...
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1answer
23 views

Firefox issue with keyboard

Suddenly I can't type in Firefox. Keyboard doesn't have any issue as everything works fine on other applications. I have tried disabling add-ons, restarting FF in safe mode, resetting Firefox, all ...
0
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0answers
17 views

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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2answers
48 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Firefox addon to fix layout automatically in address bar

As I'm using EN/RU double keyboard layout configuration, there's a lot of situations, when I spell something to address bar in English, while current keyboard layout is set for Russian, and vice ...
0
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1answer
63 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
383 views

How to have space bar scroll half the page instead

Can the space bar scroll behavior be modified in all apps (such as Firefox, pdf viewers, etc.)? It's dizzying to have space bar scroll the full page -- I often lose track of what I'm reading. I ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How to configure arrow key scroll step in Firefox

I upgraded from Firefox 3.6 to Firefox 19 (!!! how do they manage to release sixteen major versions in just three years?), and now find that the arrow keys scroll the page by much more than they used ...
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votes
1answer
68 views

Open Firefox menu with keyboard [duplicate]

How do I open the Firefox menu using the keyboard? (I mean the one at the top left corner) Windows XP.
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5answers
4k views

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
281 views

How to lock the Firefox address bar on English Keyboard?

I'm using two different keyboard languages on my Windows 7 and sometimes I switch between them. I'd like to know why the address bar textbox allows different languages while the internet domain ...
2
votes
2answers
92 views

How to scroll up with 'B' key in Firefox

I am used to scrolling up and down with the space bar and the 'B' key in more/less on Unix, to an extent that it is "programmed in my muscle memory". While Firefox supports scrolling down with the ...
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2answers
527 views

Mouse like scrolling with keyboard in Firefox?

As a followup to this question, I've trying the ways to move through a webpage with the keyboard in Firefox 6. However, there seems to be no way to do smooth, fine scale scrolling with the keyboard. ...
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2answers
1k views

Scroll down half the screen size in Firefox

Is it possible to have the spacebar not scroll down the entire page in Firefox? Scrolling one line at a time (with the down arrow) is very slow, but scrolling the entire screen (with spacebar) sets me ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

Why does viewing facebook with firefox 3.6 on Windows 7 change my keyboard from US to UK?

I have a US keyboard. I am using a copy of Windows 7 bought in the UK. My default keyboard is US. All applications default to US keyboard, even Firefox. And yet when I load Facebook for the first ...
1
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1answer
199 views

Ubuntu Firefox Tab Navigation

Is there a way to change the key sequence that triggers a forward / back tab navigation in Firefox? I browsed about:config,but couldn't find anything. I'm not a fan of the CTRL + TAB / CTRL + SHIFT + ...
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votes
1answer
68 views

Open the *Back* menu with the keyboard in firefox

In firefox (as well as most other browsers) you can navigate back and forward in the current tab with Alt + Left or Right. However, it's not very practical to move one at a time if you want to go back ...
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1answer
953 views

what's the difference among no, cno, and ino remap with vimperator?

i currently have the following vimperatorrc setup: " mswin.vimp - mappings to make copy/paste in Vimperator behave like Windows " Maintainer: Doug Kearns " Last Change: 31 Oct 2008 noremap noremap ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Firefox keyboard input stops working

All keyboard input stops working after a few minutes. Ctrl-T, ctrl-f, home, end, all have no effect, and I can't type into forms, the find bar or the location bar. If I switch tabs or programs using ...
0
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1answer
362 views

Losing the ability to type angle brackets

When typing in text entry fields in a browser on my netbook, I'll sometimes lose the ability to type the angle brackets; holding shift and typing those characters gives me the comma and period ...
1
vote
1answer
526 views

How to increase the scroll rate when the down arrow key is pressed in Firefox?

I see options for the mouse wheel, but when I hold the down arrow key, I would like it to move faster than it currently does. Is there a setting for that?
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0answers
268 views

Pressing 'Enter' doesn't really work in Firefox

When I'm typing just about anywhere in Firefox on OSX and press enter, it simply doesn't do anything. This includes typing in a textarea element (which should take the cursor to the next line), in a ...
1
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2answers
559 views

Ubuntu 10.04: Firefox doesn't accept keystrokes after unlocking screensaver

Ubuntu 10.04 With Gnome Every time Ubuntu goes to the screensaver and I unlock it, Firefox won't let me type anything. I can move the mouse and type in other programs... just not in Firefox. If I ...
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2answers
380 views

Firefox losing focus on textareas

Since yesterday, while typing, Firefox 3.5 on my laptop running Ubuntu Linux x64 has been losing focus on various fields from textareas on webpages, to the address and search bars. It's not that it ...
11
votes
3answers
2k views

Is there a way to escape keyboard focus from adobe flash?

I've been trying to use the mouse less when web browsing. However, if a flash program gets the focus, it will capture the all the keyboard strokes, making it impossible to do anything without moving ...
2
votes
3answers
288 views

Can't type '|' {, }, | [ or ] in Firefox on the Macintosh (MBP, Swiss Keyboard)

I cannot type a | in Firefox. I had to cut and paste it in for this question. On a Swiss Macintosh pressing the keys labeled <alt> <shift> and <7> producess a |, the 'vertical ...
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votes
4answers
216 views

Is there any Firefox addon that helps me to use only Keyboard? [closed]

I know Vimperator. However, I would only like to have a feature similar as in Opera and Vimperator that allows me to browse links either by numbers or by TAB.