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What makes alt+d stop working?

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I'm a keyboard user; I use alt+d all the time. Something has recently happened to cause that not to work most of the time. I'm not talking about when a plug-in like flash loads either; regular web pages. Ideas?

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Does the alternative Ctrl +L to set focus to the location bar still work ?

It is possible that an extension is using the Alt + D keyboard shortcut.

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Does the alternative Ctrl +L to set focus to the location bar still work ?

It is possible that an extension is using the Alt + D keyboard shortcut.

Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if one of your add-ons is causing your problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Tools > Add-ons > Themes).

See Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems and Troubleshoot issues with plugins like Flash or Java to fix common Firefox problems

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Of course, it's been happening for quite some time, but as soon as I post it seems to stop. Ctrl+L does work. Will try other troubleshooting methods when it breaks again.