User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20060728 Firefox/220.127.116.11 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20060728 Firefox/22.214.171.124 In vBulletin, whenever I try to type in an alternate character (such as Alt+0189 for ½), the browser automatically selects the Forum Index link at the top of the page (in this case "Music & Musician Forums") after hitting Alt+01. Numlock is on, and other sites (and forum software) allow me to create alternate characters. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Register a username on the Sputnik Music forums. 2. Enter any thread in any listed forum. 3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, which is where the Quick Reply box is located. 4. Type in Alt+1 It should move to the top of the page, click the forum index link, and go back to the forum index. Actual Results: It took me to the top of the page, clicked the forum index link, and brought me to the forum index. Expected Results: It should have allowed me to type in an alternate character such as Alt+1 = ☺ I'm currently using the Mostly Crystal (ver. 126.96.36.199) theme.
Firefox is doing exactly what the site is asking it to do per "<a href="index.php" accesskey="1">". You may wish to ask the site's webmaster to disable accesskeys.
See also bug 331332.