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Copy/Paste not working

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work. I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up… (read more)

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work.

I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up to date. I've looked up a few fixes before posting and they didn't work:

- Tried booting FF on safe mode and it didn't fix the issue - it clearly isn't caused by an add-on (and I've never had this issue in my previous browser with nearly the same add-ons installed). - other people seem to have had the exact same issue multiple times and it's lasted for years, so it's clearly a problem on FF's end.

Here is the issue described more specifically: Copying things from a tab from FF and into the online version of Word does not work - when I try to, the intended selection: - disappears a few seconds after I've pasted - or it does not appear at all - or when it does, it erases the entire sentence it was pasted next to it, which you can imagine is absolutely bothersome.

I've also tried to copy/paste statistics from a site called archiveofourown.org onto another FF tab. - What ended up being copied is only the last character of the entire content I was trying to paste, which I think suggests there's some issue with what's contained in the clipboard.

I'm mentioning these two websites because I'm guessing that something about them is probably conflicting with the copy/paste feature, however I'm hoping no one will have the gall to tell me it's those websites' faults and that I should just stop using them.

When pasting (while having hopefully copied the former selected content- and no, it wasn't the case), it always pastes the content which was last copied into the clipboard prior to that very attempt, which shows that the clipboard's content was not refreshed with the last selected copied one.

I'm surprised to see that FF has had such a glaring issue for years and for many other users, and updates have never given a fix for it. I'd like this issue to be fixed properly, because I'd hate to have to switch back to my previous browser. FF sports so many nice features that other browsers don't have, and it'd be a shame to ruin the experience with a bug so basic as the copy/paste feature being broken.

Asked by yumiifmb 6 months ago

Answered by user1321319 6 months ago

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Firefox now blocks MS Teams, how can I stop this?

Suddenly Firefox is now blocking MS Teams, all the other Office365 apps are OK including SharePoint, OneNote and OneDrive but Teams is blocked - why and can I fix it? … (read more)

Suddenly Firefox is now blocking MS Teams, all the other Office365 apps are OK including SharePoint, OneNote and OneDrive but Teams is blocked - why and can I fix it?

Asked by Andy Tymeiz 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox update made Word go crazy

My Office365 browser version of Word (which I have no choice but to use for work) is too crazy to use since the latest Firefox update. It works fine in Chrome and even ru… (read more)

My Office365 browser version of Word (which I have no choice but to use for work) is too crazy to use since the latest Firefox update. It works fine in Chrome and even runs in my preferred language, whereas it is in English on FF. When using it, there are line breaks that I cannot get rid of, and two spaces between each word, among other infuriating problems. Help would be appreciated!

Asked by alexanderelliott 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago