Pages in Firefox don't respond properly to the pg up and pg down keys like they have been historically, and like they still do in IE.




10 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: kimfuqua, Unassigned)


3.0 Branch
Windows Vista

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15])



10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009011913 Firefox/3.0.6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009011913 Firefox/3.0.6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

Page sticks or jumps and sticks again at the bottom of the page when I try to navigate up or down the page using the page up or page down keys on my keyboard. This was never the case before the last day or two. I tested the same scenarios on IE and it works perfectly, like Firefox always has.  So, if the page is longer than the screen length (which they usually are), I can no longer use the page up or page down keys to scroll up or down a page length at a time, and even the scroll up and down arrows have a jumpy time of it and don't work consistently. Again, this is not happening on the same pages with IE. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a long page like or gmail
2. page down -- page hops to the bottom of the page. 
3. try to page back up again, and it doesn't work. jumps and sticks back at bottom of page, or hops all the way up to the top of the page. can't page down or up, screen by screen length anymore.

Very frustrating because I realize now how much I use this to navigate a page. Thought it might be a key stroke function accidentally set, but it works properly with IE.
Maybe you accidentally enabled caret browsing (Tools > Options > Advanced > Always use the cursor keys to navigate into pages).
Version: unspecified → 3.0 Branch
This bug was reported using Firefox 3.0 or older, which is no longer supported. The bug has also not been changed in over 500 days and is still in UNCO.
Reporter, please retest this bug in Firefox 3.6.10 or later using a fresh profile, If you still see this problem, please update the bug. If you no longer see the bug, please set the resolution to RESOLVED, WORKSFORME.

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Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile ( If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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