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Sometimes websites (example) cause Firefox to not switch the mouse cursor to a I-beam shape when pointing at (perfectly selectable) text. I'm fairly certain this is the result of cursor: default; in the offending page's stylesheet. How can I tell Firefox to ignore this?

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I don't know how to change Firefox's chrome.css (or whatever the file is) so I settle for a bookmarklet (or just type this in): javascript:void(document.body.style.cursor = "auto");

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  • It works. (I stuck it in a greasemonkey script for "*".) – David X Jul 28 '10 at 0:10
  • Update: CSS file is ~/.mozilla/firefox/XXXXXXXX.default/chrome/userContent.css, added body { cursor: auto !important; }. Still nice to know how to monkeypatch styles from javascript though, so thanks! – David X Jan 8 '15 at 8:32

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