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x/pkgsite: / keyboard shortcut does not work on Firefox #53380

ian-h-chamberlain opened this issue Jun 14, 2022 · 0 comments

x/pkgsite: / keyboard shortcut does not work on Firefox #53380

ian-h-chamberlain opened this issue Jun 14, 2022 · 0 comments


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@ian-h-chamberlain ian-h-chamberlain commented Jun 14, 2022

Seems likely related to #41093.

What is the URL of the page with the issue?

From the above linked issue:

What is your user agent?

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.15; rv:101.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/101.0


Screen Shot 2022-06-14 at 4 53 47 PM

What did you do?

Press / key. I also tried setting accessibility.typeaheadfind.manual to false under the Firefox about:config page, in case it was interfering with the keyboard shortcut implementation. Is there another workaround that might enable the / keyboard shortcut functionality?

What did you expect to see?

Search box highlighted as described in the ? keyboard shortcut modal (quickly "Search packages or symbols")

Other websites (e.g. or seem to support their own search bar (without interference from the Firefox-native "quick find"), but does not appear to support this.

What did you see instead?

When accessibility.typeaheadfind.manual is set to true, Firefox opens its "quick find" box:
Screen Shot 2022-06-14 at 4 57 40 PM

When it is set to false, nothing happens when I type the / key.

@gopherbot gopherbot added this to the Unreleased milestone Jun 14, 2022
@ansaba ansaba removed this from the Unreleased milestone Jun 15, 2022
@ansaba ansaba added this to the pkgsite/unplanned milestone Jun 15, 2022
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