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[search functionality (ctrl+f)] Some websites override it, how to prevent this?

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discord for example, when you press ctrl+f it doesn't open default browser search function to search currently opened tab, but instead focuses on the built-in search function of discord that does a different thing - searches the entire hub. Is there a config or about config to prevent this behavior on all sites?

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You can prevent a page to override the builtin shortcut by modifying the permissions allowed to that specific page. To do so:

1. Right-click on an empty area of the web page and select View Page Info from the context menu. 2. In the Page Info WIndow, right-click on Permissions 3. Search for Override Keyboard Shortcuts in the list 4. Uncheck Use Default and set the permission to Block

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Note that you should always be able to open the search bar via the Edit menu or via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button drop-down list (F3 might work as well).