Turn Off Accesskeys

2005-10-19 10:03 - Web

Pages written in HTML have this curious feature where you can define an "accesskey" to make keyboard navigation of the site easier (in theory). Trouble is, there is almost never any indication given that the accesskeys exist. The only time I ever notice them is when some crufty website steals Alt-D for their own action, and I can't use it to get to the address bar anymore. So let's stop that accesskey junk! In short, go to about:config and set "ui.key.generalAccessKey" to 0 to completely disable, or 17 (on windows at least) to change it to Ctrl instead of Alt.

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