Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0 [solved]

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Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0 [solved]

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For some reason I can no longer highlight text and center mouse button paste into FF. Anyone else having this problem?
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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Works fine here on 69.0. I.e., selecting your text below and center-button pasting into this reply box:
For some reason I can no longer highlight text and center mouse button paste into FF. Anyone else having this problem?
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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So what can be causing it in my case? Add ons?
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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Works fine here on 69.0. I.e., selecting your text below and center-button pasting into this reply box:
Works here too, I disabled all of my add ons, now to find the culprit? :?:
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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There does appear to be a middlemouse.paste choice in about:config but as to which addon would disable it, no idea.
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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rene wrote:
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:17 pm
There does appear to be a middlemouse.paste choice in about:config but as to which addon would disable it, no idea.
Mine is set to true, and once again not working, maybe a plugin instead of an addon?
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0

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Turns out it's actually my mouse button, I have to press it extra hard I guess? Or it was the latest update that fixed it for me?
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Re: Highlight and paste not working in FireFox 69.0 [solved]

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So I just had to blow the dust out of my mouse and now it works fine.
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