I'm using Firefox 13.0 on Ubuntu 11.10 and when accessing this web page, with JavaScript enabled, the home and end keys will not scroll to the start/end of the document (ctrl+home / ctrl+end work).

The page does not use frames. It does use a lot of CSS, including a scrolling sidebar.

Is there a CSS tweak I could use to fix this? I'm using the Stylish add-on to override a few other annoyances and could add in a fix if possible.

Why is FireFox behaving like this?

FWIW, I did check to see if I'd activated caret browsing. The behavior noted occurs with caret browsing off.

  • FF beta (14.0.1) on windows and it working fine here. – Rob Jul 26 '12 at 19:07
  • I'm voting to close this question because it is not reproducible. – fixer1234 Jan 27 at 0:00

Sounds like you accidentally activated Caret Browsing by pressing F7. Try pressing F7 again to deactivate caret browsing. If that is the solution, you may want to turn on the warning that you're entering Caret Browsing mode again by going to about:config and looking for the following preference:


Set its value to true. This way Firefox will prompt you for permission the next time you press F7.

  • Nope. I checked for this though. – dredmorbius Jul 26 '12 at 19:49

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