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Copy and Paste function is not working in FFv23

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I cannot place cursor and choose content to copy. Cursor scrolls and will not allow me to highlight.

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Hello Kimb3rly, try to Turn off hardware acceleration, and check it again.

In your system details, your user agent said you have 24.0 installed (User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24.0)


thank you

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can you try windows safe mode and see if it works there.

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Thans - didn't work.

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Did this - didn't work.

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Try to use keyboard shortcuts if the buttons on the web page or other methods aren't working.

  • Copy: Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert (Mac: Command + C)
  • Paste: Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert (Mac: Command + V)
  • Cut: Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete (Mac: Command + X)

You may have switched on caret browsing.

You can press F7 (Mac: fn + F7) to toggle caret browsing on/off.

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Accessibility: [ ] "Always use the cursor keys to navigate within pages"

Create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems.

See "Creating a profile":

If the new profile works then you can transfer some files from an existing profile to the new profile, but be careful not to copy corrupted files.