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Firefox problem.

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by G-MAN2004, 5 May 2006.

  1. G-MAN2004


    Joined: 4 Jul 2004

    Posts: 30,106

    Since ive had Firefox the apostrophe button sometimes works and sometimes brings up the search bar but now it only brings the search bar up.
    How do i change it so that i can have my apostrophes back :( :p

    EDIT: It has now changed from the apostrophe to my forward slash button :confused: :mad:
    Last edited: 5 May 2006
  2. Logan09


    Joined: 20 Oct 2004

    Posts: 719

    Location: Rainford, nr St Helens

    If you've not selected a text field then most buttons bring up the find as you type search box. But if you've selected a text field then they should act as normal.
  3. Al Vallario


    Joined: 3 Aug 2005

    Posts: 4,534

    Location: UK

    You might want to have a look at this thread; you're not the only one who is experiencing this. In actual fact, pressing the ' key is a keyboard shortcut which should bring up the search bar and allow you to search for links only.

    If you want to disable this feature inside text fields, open up about:config (Type that into the address bar), look for the accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar entry, right click on it and select "Reset." That should set the value to 1 and sort the 'problem' out :)
  4. G-MAN2004


    Joined: 4 Jul 2004

    Posts: 30,106