[arch-general] Firefox Ctrl-W
caleb at alerque.com
Mon Oct 25 20:16:20 UTC 2021
On 2021-10-22 11:56, Paul Dann via arch-general wrote:
> Has anyone been able to figure out how to disable the Ctrl-W shortcut
> Firefox? As a Vim user I'm constantly accidentally closing tabs when I
> to delete the last word in a text field.
You can either patch Firefox sources and then build it yourself or
hot-patch the binary after build. If you want the first approach, look
up the patch from the repo of the author of Firenvim, I believe he
maintains a source patch. If you want the latter approach you can use my
patch script here:
Just note you have to run this every time you update Firefox.
To my knowledge there are no other ways to make the CTRL+W hotkey combo
into something you can configure yourself, it is just hard coded without
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