Cursor key behavior with Firefox

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Thu Jul 19 01:42:45 UTC 2007

On Wed, 18 Jul 2007 06:22:40 -0700
"Rob Lytle" <whiteflluffyclouds at> wrote:
> On 7/17/07, Norberto Meijome <freebsd at> wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 08:39:03 -0700
> > "Rob Lytle" <whiteflluffyclouds at> wrote:
> >
> > > I know this isn't a Firefox list, but perhaps someone can save me some
> > > time.  When I use the down arrow, rather than scrolling, it takes me
> > > right to the bottom of the page.
> > > Same behavior in Vista and FreeBSD.
> >
> > arrow key down works fine here.  have you tried a different keyboard?
> >
> > btw, u can use the scroll wheel of your mouse to scroll as well. - pg up + pg dn work as well for larger jumps.

hi Rob,
Please keep the mailing list in CC - otherwise everyone will know of your problem, but not of how you fixed it. I've added the list again.

Also, please don't top post - it makes following the thread quite annoying. - fixed in this reply.

> Hitting F7 was the key. 

to do what? unblock the arrows? scroll? 

> Firefox must just interact differently with
> different computers/keyboards.
> Rob.

hmm... i dont think so..i'm using ffox on laptops and normal PS2 / USB keyboards across MS-Win and freebsd with no differences. The only differences are sometimes found in OSX... 

what keyboard are you using btw?
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