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Hitting Escape multiple times reloads tabs, closes them and opens new ones!? WTF?

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Hey folks,

I hope you can help me.

If I press the Escape key three times, it obscures the screen for a second and then rebuilds the frame, so I guess it reloads the page? The attached picture shows my Youtube start page - as you can see, it's just the frame itself but not the scroll bar, so it's about the page, not the whole firefox window itself.

If I press Escape four times, firefox closes the current tab and opens a new one with my start page loaded.

What the Eff is happening here? That can't be a feature, can it? Has anybody experienced anything similar and can point me in the right direction?

Much appreciated

ff

Hey folks, I hope you can help me. If I press the Escape key three times, it obscures the screen for a second and then rebuilds the frame, so I guess it reloads the page? The attached picture shows my Youtube start page - as you can see, it's just the frame itself but not the scroll bar, so it's about the page, not the whole firefox window itself. If I press Escape four times, firefox closes the current tab and opens a new one with my start page loaded. What the Eff is happening here? That can't be a feature, can it? Has anybody experienced anything similar and can point me in the right direction? Much appreciated ff

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The image upload didn't work, sorry for that. You wouldn't see anything anyways though, as it's just a very, very blurred picture of my YT overview/startpage in fullscreen mode. Only thing sharp in the picture is the scroll bar on the right.

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These are the the browser keyboard shortcuts. Don't see anything in relation to pressing 3x tab key.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly

Unless you installed a Addons that changed this function.

Dropa மூலமாக திருத்தப்பட்டது

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Dropa said

These are the the browser keyboard shortcuts. Don't see anything in relation to pressing 3x tab key.

That's the exact problem. I can't find anything about this function either. I haven't installed any addons that change keyboard shortcuts either, so I'm at a loss here =/

/edit: well, I trusted firefox's addons page when it told me my addons don't have any shortcuts. As soon as I deactivate the startpage.com privacy addon, this "feature" is gone. Guess I blamed firefox/Mozilla prematurely. I'll head over there to investigate further...

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Dropa said

These are the the browser keyboard shortcuts. Don't see anything in relation to pressing 3x tab key.

That's the exact problem. I can't find anything about this function either. I haven't installed any addons that change keyboard shortcuts either, so I'm at a loss here =/

/edit: well, I trusted firefox's addons page when it told me my addons don't have any shortcuts. As soon as I deactivate the startpage.com privacy addon, this "feature" is gone. Guess I blamed firefox/Mozilla prematurely. I'll head over there to investigate further...

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Thank you for letting us know.

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Paul schrieb

Thank you for letting us know.

You're welcome, and I'm sorry for wasting you folks' time by not researching properly first.

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No problem at all - we learned something as well.

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