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I use Safari because it supports most of Emacs keyset in textareas. Unfortunately, Stack Overflow breaks that. (Especially annoying are strong text (C-b, left-arrow), followed shortly by enter code here (C-k, cut line).)

Anyway, I would like to request a preference to turn off the keyboard shortcuts.

Note: In another question, somebody mentioned disabling Javascript, but that sounds like it would break the rest of Stack Overflow.

marked as duplicate by Martijn Pieters, Hugo Dozois, Danubian Sailor, hims056, Flyk Feb 22 '14 at 21:31

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  • Dupe. Many times over. – GEOCHET Jul 7 '09 at 16:53
  • I searched meta stackoverflow and didn't see anything. Where the previous requests not migrated from uservoice? How do I find out the answer (if any) to those requests? – Nathan Shively-Sanders Jul 7 '09 at 19:57
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    I would really appreciate it too, since ATL-GR + '=' (which correponds to } on my azerty keyboard) produces the 'ctrl-k' effect... which is annoyous for a C++ user !! – Matthieu M. Oct 6 '09 at 17:04
  • These are called "access keys" and the HTML attribute used to implement them is called "accesskey". You might like to add this as a tag. – mjs Nov 14 '09 at 17:45
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    +1 for preferences setting to disable accesskeys in textboxes! – Simeon Fitch Apr 15 '10 at 3:09