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Post Posted April 21st, 2018, 9:02 am

why sometimes seamonkey thinks that I'm trying to search on page instread trying to start game when pressing some key on keyboard?

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Post Posted April 21st, 2018, 11:03 am

What's a web site (game) where this is happening?

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Post Posted April 22nd, 2018, 11:49 pm

I've had that issue on HTML games before.
http://www.masswerk.at/spacewar/fullscreen.html is an example for me.

If the game in question uses / or ' as a control...
/ is the shortcut to start find as you type. ' is the same, but only for links. Seamonkey hears you call out for search, and it obeys. I don't know how to avoid this.


If it isn't one of those two keys, you're in luck. My bet is that "find automatically when typing" is enabled, and that can be disabled in edit/preferences. Go to advanced, find as you type, and disable "find automatically when typing within a web page".

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