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Firefox Apostrophe Bug Opening Search On Page Solution
The firefox apostrophe bug is a problem that stops a user from entering an apostrophe or single quote in a text field in a form. It will bring up the firefox search feature ("Find As You Type Link") and take focus away from the form.
Other aspects of the bug can include stopping the arrow keys working in forms, the ctrl+home and the ctrl+end.
The problem is part of a clever feature in firefox. When a form doesn't have focus, pressing the single quote (apostrophe) will bring up the search box for "Find As You Type Link" whilst the forward slash "/" will "Find As You Type Text". The Link version finds text within a link, the text version finds any text within the page. See http://www.mozilla.org/access/type-ahead/ for more information.
Sometimes however we encounter the bug which stops one from entering those characters in input boxes within forms.
To clear the problem there are several solutions.
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