10.8.2 has made Safari text entry go crazy

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  1. Pagemakers
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    Since upgrading to 10.8.2 yesterday every time I type into a web form, the cursor occasionally jumps backwards into the text.

    It is infuriating and can’t see what causes it.

    Chrome etc are fine but I prefer to use Safari.

    Happens on my mac pro and MacBook Air.

    Any ideas?
     
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    It's a known issue that has been plaguing 10.8 users for some time. I am not sure when Apple will fix it. It has happened to me, only once or twice. Others have reported it in the forum.
     
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    Oh ok. Only happened for me since yesterday's 10.8.2

    Crazy that I have to copy and paste this text from another app!
     
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    Sometimes the txt disappears as well as I type. It is very strange. I am glad it does not happen daily.
     
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    I wish I can pass along suggested fixes but I've yet to read about anyone fixing it.
     
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    It renders Safari unusable for me. The text is jumping all over the place every couple of lines.
     
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    I used to have this happen occasionally. It hasn't happened in quite a while. The only difference I am aware of is that I uninstalled Safariadblock extension.
     
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