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Google Sheets Keyboard Shortcuts In Firefox

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When using Google Sheets in Firefox, it's impossible to access the Sheets menu shortcuts (e.g. typing Alt+D+R+S to open the advanced sorting dialog) because Firefox captures the Alt keystroke and doesn't pass it to the web app.

Of course, Chrome passes the Alt keystroke to Sheets just fine so the keyboard shortcuts work as expected. But I don't want to use Chrome or any other Chromium browsers. Has anyone found a workaround to this issue? (Hint: don't say use chrome)

When using Google Sheets in Firefox, it's impossible to access the Sheets menu shortcuts (e.g. typing Alt+D+R+S to open the advanced sorting dialog) because Firefox captures the Alt keystroke and doesn't pass it to the web app. Of course, Chrome passes the Alt keystroke to Sheets just fine so the keyboard shortcuts work as expected. But I don't want to use Chrome or any other Chromium browsers. Has anyone found a workaround to this issue? (Hint: don't say ''use chrome'')

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Try Alt+Shift instead of Alt to see if that works better.

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Try Alt+Shift instead of Alt to see if that works better.

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Like other Google products...

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jonzn4SUSE said

Like other Google products...

That's interesting. Can you post a link to that page?

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cor-el said

Try Alt+Shift instead of Alt to see if that works better.

Yes! That works! Thank you!

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