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Old 05-29-2006, 10:38 AM   #1
jharvey
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mouse shortcuts in firefox?


Hi, I'm using firefox as my web browser on fedora core 5 OS. I have noticed that if I press the left and right mouse buttons at the same time, or if I press the scroll wheel down the browser will load a different page than what I am on. Sometimes the new loaded page is relevant to what I was viewing and sometimes its not. Sometimes it simply refreshes the current page. Does anyone know if I can disable this?
 
Old 05-29-2006, 12:39 PM   #2
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Hi,

Type the address "about:config" in the Firefox addressbar, and go.
Now you should see the "filter bar". In there, type "mouse".
Somewhere near the top you should now see a line: "middlemouse.contentLoadURL"

Double click on that line -> shoud switch it to "disabled".

Done
 
Old 05-29-2006, 01:33 PM   #3
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sweet, thanks for your help!
 
  


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