Why is this happening? Apostrophe key madness!

  Radix Lecti 15:38 24 Feb 06

Hi all, for some reason my apostrophe key is acting weirdly. When I press it (in Firefox), it brings up the Find bar, but doesnt let me insert an apostrophe!

Argggg, any ideas as to why this has happened would be most welcome.

Im using an Acer 1654WLMI if that makes any difference.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:07 24 Feb 06

Check regional languges and settings in control panel, make sure everthing is set to English UK.

  VoG II 16:17 24 Feb 06

It is a keyboard shortcut for Find in Firefox.

See Firefox Help, Keyboard shortcuts.

  €dstowe 16:30 24 Feb 06

An apostrophe will should never appear at the start of a block of text. So, as VoG™ had said, Firefox uses it as a shortcut key.

I can quite easily type an apostrophe here '' but if I place the cursor outside of the text box, it will come up with the "find" shortcut.

  Radix Lecti 16:55 24 Feb 06

For some reason, it brings the find bar up wherever I try to insert an apostrophe.

  VoG II 16:58 24 Feb 06

I can insert one ' with no problem.

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