Converted to Mozilla but one thing missing - key macro/substitution

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Guest, Jul 27, 2003.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have used opera for some time and love the single "z" button (back)
    using ctrl-(left arrow) or whatever in mozilla/netscape is just
    psychotic, i am one of those, finger stay in touch-typing position
    and type a mile a minute users and to hand move over to the arrow nav
    keys is NOT an option (hell i use VI as my main word-pro!! ).
    I tried a X11 key remap but was forced to have it a modified combination
    (i.e. two keys, like ctrl-? or alt-?), still not really ideal,
    IS THERE some way i can map the go-back browser function to a single
    key located in the main area of the key board, and that key be
    single and not modified (not modified even with a shift).
    I am using right-mouse-click (select back) now but that is still taking
    way to long.I dont think this is asking to much .......
    Anyone --- HELP!!!

    -Resu Xunil
    Guest, Jul 27, 2003
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  2. Guest

    Hellmark Guest

    no-spam's last words before the Sword of Azrial plunged through his body

    I know what you mean. Most of my time I have a hand on a mouse (unless I
    am typing), and so I've gotten very spoiled by the Intellimouse Optical
    (which has programmable buttons on both sides that are stock set to back
    and forward). If Firebird didnt support those buttons, I'd be way so pissed.
    Hellmark, Jul 28, 2003
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  3. Guest

    Hellmark Guest

    Leonidas Jones's last words before the Sword of Azrial plunged through
    his body were:
    Yeah, and I hated having the software running, and now I'm running with
    stock PS/2 drivers for it (because Windows, and Mozilla support the
    mouse itself).
    Hellmark, Jul 29, 2003
  4. The Backspace shortcut only works on Windows and Resu seems to be an
    unix user.

    Greetings, Stefan!
    Stefan Borggraefe, Jul 29, 2003
  5. I agree, I try not to have anything running in the background unless its
    truly needed.

    Leonidas Jones, Jul 29, 2003
  6. Guest

    Serengeti Guest

    That's why I use Mouse Gestures. Check them out:

    I think they're much more useful than keybindings.

    Serengeti, Jul 29, 2003
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