Running chrome in Windows 10 I could use Ctrl + Q to quote a block of text when writing a question / answer on the Stackexchange sites.

Now I'm running Mozilla Firefox 50.1.0 on Manjaro, pressing Ctrl + Q gives me a popup:

This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave - data you have entered may not be saved.

How do I pass Ctrl + Q through to a webpage in Firefox? (Or, alternatively, how do I quote a block of text without pressing those keys?)

Keybinder allows me to disable the sequence, or even to change it, but having tried both: the key combination is not passed through to the webpage being viewed.

  • I voted to keep this question open but on consideration, I think it would be more appropriate for Super User. Answers to this question would be more specific to Firefox (regardless of platform) rather than Unix or Linux. – Anthony Geoghegan Jan 31 '17 at 13:14

The page that describes the shortcuts (Help > Keyboard shortcuts) refers the reader to an extension that allows configuration of the keys.

On my Windows platform Ctrl+Q has no effect, and as I don't run Firefox on my Linux systems I can't confirm this myself.

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