Firefox and Gmail

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Racktacular, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. Racktacular macrumors regular

    Oct 13, 2006
    I wasn't sure where else to put this, but I have a question that has been bugging me for awhile. When I use gmail (within firefox) and I want to move the cursor to the end of the line (or the beginning) the keyboard shortcut (cmd+right/left arrow) is disabled. It doesn't work. Obviously the issue is with Gmail, but does anyone know of an add-on or an option within Gmail to get those type of keyboard shortcuts to work? It is kind of annoying to be forced to use the trackpad just to move the cursor.
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    I haven't used the web interface to create or reply to e-mails, but have you tried the Home and End keys to move to either end of a line?
  3. pjrobertson macrumors 6502a

    Nov 14, 2007
    Yep. I have that problem as well.
    Optn + arrow key works, but not CMD + arrow key.

    IF you have keyboard shortcuts turned on Optn 3 (#) doesn't work to delete messages either so I think there are a few problems with gmail on a Mac.

    CMD + arrow does work in Safari though. Strange.
  4. Racktacular thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 13, 2006
    Yeah the option and arrows keys work, but they don't move the cursor to the end of the line. :-(

    Anyone know of a firefox add-on to circumvent this?

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