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Disabling URL Drag & Drop

Posted on 2009-03-31
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Is it possible to disable the URL drag feature in Firefox? Its annoying as heck, since I rarely use it, but more often use the mouse to selectively highlight a section of the URL, but often end up dragging it instead.

I looked under Tools and I see nothing regarding it.
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Question by:mrjoltcola
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Hello mrjoltcola,

Use this utility to disable drag and drop in Firefox
http://wareseeker.com/Network-Internet/disable-select-and-drag-0.1.1.zip/3504805

Hope this helps!
war1
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Can you describe how the utility does this? I'm pretty picky about installing anything I don't know, though I know you are trustworthy and give good answers on EE.
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The utility works by disabling the javascript that allows drag and drop in an application.  It will disable all drag and drop activities in Firefox.  I have used it, and it works.

I do not know exactly how the utility works. You can ask the developer of the utility.
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Ok, thanks! I assume by definition, that the existence of a utility like this implies there is no easy way to do it without the utility. :)

Thanks!
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Will give it a shot, thanks.
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