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Possible to maintain scroll position after Ctrl+F5?

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When I do a full page reload (Ctrl+F5), it scrolls up to the top of the page. Chrome, for instance, maintains the scroll position. Is the behavior I am seeing in Firefox hardcoded or did I maybe just messed up my settings somehow? Is there a way to maintain a scroll position after Ctrl+F5?

When I do a full page reload (Ctrl+F5), it scrolls up to the top of the page. Chrome, for instance, maintains the scroll position. Is the behavior I am seeing in Firefox hardcoded or did I maybe just messed up my settings somehow? Is there a way to maintain a scroll position after Ctrl+F5?

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kobe 441 solutions 5048 answers

I think that is hardcoded, because it does the same for me too.

I think that is hardcoded, because it does the same for me too.
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With Ctrl+F5 you bypass the cache and reload all file fresh from the server. This resets settings like the cursor position and data that you're entered in a form and check boxes. I finds this convenient as I can reload forum index pages and start at he top of the list. I use F5 if I want to keep the scroll position.

With Ctrl+F5 you bypass the cache and reload all file fresh from the server. This resets settings like the cursor position and data that you're entered in a form and check boxes. I finds this convenient as I can reload forum index pages and start at he top of the list. I use F5 if I want to keep the scroll position.

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For me, it is a problem when I'm doing web development. The tool that I'm using is calling something that forces page reload (it is possibly some kind of embedded JavaScript, I am not sure) and Firefox scrolls to the top of the page, which means that when I'm working on some lower part of the page, this is a major annoyance. I have also noticed that using some F12 tools in Firefox will jump to the top of the page - possibly for the same reason?

I'll probably file and improvement request and hopefully this will find its way into Firefox.

For me, it is a problem when I'm doing web development. The tool that I'm using is calling something that forces page reload (it is possibly some kind of embedded JavaScript, I am not sure) and Firefox scrolls to the top of the page, which means that when I'm working on some lower part of the page, this is a major annoyance. I have also noticed that using some F12 tools in Firefox will jump to the top of the page - possibly for the same reason? I'll probably file and improvement request and hopefully this will find its way into Firefox.