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Clicking on address bar or search bar and typing does not clear previous text in it

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When i click on address bar or search bar and start to type a new entry, it does not clear previous text. I have to always delete it first to clear the field and then I can type in new URL or a key word.....

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OK, I found it searching the about:config database. The problem was that browser.urlbar.clickSelects.All was set to "false". I changed it to "true" and now is all fine....

Also to fix the same problem with the search bar, I changed browser.search.context.loadInBackground from false to true.

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hello, can you try to replicate this behaviour when you launch firefox in safe mode once? if not, maybe an addon is interfering here...

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Thank you Phillipp but I have no addons at all. I am experimenting with all kinds of Linux distros like Linux-lite, ubuntu, etc and I get the same problem on all of them. I remember I had the same problem last year on windows 7 and solved it by editing the config file but unable to find the same post nor I remember what I did to fix it... :-(

hi, actually it doesn't clear the text for me as well - however it highlights the whole text, so that when you start typing it just gets overwritten...

Yes, that is the normal behaviour but when I start typing in the search or address bar, it does not clear what was there before....

தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

OK, I found it searching the about:config database. The problem was that browser.urlbar.clickSelects.All was set to "false". I changed it to "true" and now is all fine....

Also to fix the same problem with the search bar, I changed browser.search.context.loadInBackground from false to true.

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