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Google Docs in Firefox having trouble with cursor jumping around incorrectly.

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In the last couple of days, I have been having troubles editing Google Docs documents. Certain actions cause the cursor to jump around in the document.

For example, if I am sitting in a bulleted list, if I invoke the "increase indent" function through a menu or through the keyboard shortcut (tab key), the increase indent function executes correctly, but then the cursor moves to a new position a few lines earlier in the document.

Other operations cause similar movement of the cursor.

I am not alone in seeing this. When I originally encountered it I tried google support and found this thread where somebody else reported similar behaviour: https://support.google.com/docs/thread/236206911/cursor-jumps-to-some-random-location-when-i-press-enter-or-tab?hl=en-GB&sjid=15035544943505962877-NA .

I contributed to that thread, and on the advice of Google technical support tried various things. I disabled all my add-ons and refreshed firefox. The problem still occurred. But if I tried Google Chrome, I did not see the problem.

The problem persists across different documents.

I observed the problem in two separate environments: on both my laptop and my desktop computers. In both cases I'm running the latest release version of firefox (117.0.1). My desktop runs windows 11 while my laptop runs windows 10 -- both are up-to-date.

However, my wife can edit the same documents without seeing the problem. So, it's something specific to my environment. We use the same add-ons. The only difference I can think of is that I use a firefox account for syncing bookmarks across devices while she does not.

If I can provide any additional information, please let me know. Thanks!

In the last couple of days, I have been having troubles editing Google Docs documents. Certain actions cause the cursor to jump around in the document. For example, if I am sitting in a bulleted list, if I invoke the "increase indent" function through a menu or through the keyboard shortcut (tab key), the increase indent function executes correctly, but then the cursor moves to a new position a few lines earlier in the document. Other operations cause similar movement of the cursor. I am not alone in seeing this. When I originally encountered it I tried google support and found this thread where somebody else reported similar behaviour: https://support.google.com/docs/thread/236206911/cursor-jumps-to-some-random-location-when-i-press-enter-or-tab?hl=en-GB&sjid=15035544943505962877-NA . I contributed to that thread, and on the advice of Google technical support tried various things. I disabled all my add-ons and refreshed firefox. The problem still occurred. But if I tried Google Chrome, I did not see the problem. The problem persists across different documents. I observed the problem in two separate environments: on both my laptop and my desktop computers. In both cases I'm running the latest release version of firefox (117.0.1). My desktop runs windows 11 while my laptop runs windows 10 -- both are up-to-date. However, my wife can edit the same documents without seeing the problem. So, it's something specific to my environment. We use the same add-ons. The only difference I can think of is that I use a firefox account for syncing bookmarks across devices while she does not. If I can provide any additional information, please let me know. Thanks!

Modified by dougsjunk

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