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Keyboard arrows act as page up or down instead of single line up or down, can't change back.

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Keyboard up/down arrows act as page up/page down instead of single line up/down keys. I can't find how to change them back.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== my last update installed

Keyboard up/down arrows act as page up/page down instead of single line up/down keys. I can't find how to change them back. == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == my last update installed

Chosen solution

Maybe you turned Caret browsing on. Hit F7 and see if that is fixed. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Accessibility.browsewithcaret

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Chosen Solution

Maybe you turned Caret browsing on. Hit F7 and see if that is fixed. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Accessibility.browsewithcaret

Maybe you turned Caret browsing on. Hit '''F7''' and see if that is fixed. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Accessibility.browsewithcaret