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My home, end, page up/down quit working with FF!

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by MrsKitty, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. MrsKitty

    MrsKitty

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    My cat walked across the key board and now my home, end, page up/down keys will not work with Firefox. They work like always in Word. Typing in this little text input box they work but when I am browsing and hit home to return to the top of the page nothing happens.

    Anybody got any ideas? Thanks, guys :wavey:
     
  2. wbgolden

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    I don't see any options in FF that would prevent those keys from working.

    Do you have an "F-Lock" key on your keyboard? If so, give that a shot.

    What kind of keyboard is it? (logitech, microsoft, etc)
     


  3. Dragster

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    Not familiar with FF, but possibly a combination of key-clicks that turned them off. Check the manual.
     
  4. MrsKitty

    MrsKitty

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    That's what I am thinking.

    I have randomly hit stuff and now page up/down works but not home or end. I can live with this although I do wonder what the combo was.
     
  5. wbgolden

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    Actually think I figured out the answer. Hit F7. Turns off a feature called "Caret Browsing" when I toggled it on my laptop, I lost the home, end, etc buttons. Hit it again and they're working. :)
     
  6. MrsKitty

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    Thank you so much! :hugs:

    Sorry, it was a compaq laptop. My reading comprehension skills are a bit off today.

    I never knew what "caret browsing" was. I have seen warnings about turning it on or off before but I just hit escape. I figured if I didn't already know it wasn't anything I needed :rofl:

    That's it! Again, thank you! :wavey: