problem with firefox! Help!

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problem with firefox! Help!

Post: #110253 the.fee.fairy
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:52 am

I dont quite know what ive done.

I cant use any apostrophes. Or forward slashes. Whenever i press the key for apostrophe or forward slash, it brings up the quickfind thing.

Whats gone wrong? Its really irritating...

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Post: #110259 Thurston Garden
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:59 am

Fee the / and ' are keyboard shortcuts to quick find. I only get the quick find box though if I don't have a text box like this. Do you get them if you type in a text box too?

I know the / was a shortcut in FF2, but not the ' so perhaps it is to do with keyboard layouts but I get it on both too!
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Post: #110260 hedgewitch
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:02 pm

This happened to me too the other day - wasn't sure what it was I did either.


Try hitting Ctrl F first if that doesn't sort it you'll have to turn the function off.


In Firefox go to about:config
Right-click and select New > Boolean
Enter searchkeys.disable.all
Set it to true
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Post: #110262 the.fee.fairy
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:13 pm

I think we might've done it!

Yeay!! There's apostrophes again!

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I did the ctrl F thing. i couldn't find the about:config bit.

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Post: #110263 hedgewitch
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:15 pm

You're welcome fee.
It's a right pain in the bum but once you know about it it's not a bother.
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