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How do I stop a website for overriding my keyboard short cuts

How can I stop websites from overriding the keyboard shortcuts in Firefox?

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bert [Entry]

"This is a focus issue....when you click on the flash player, focus is transferred from the browser window to the flash plugin.

This is a page on IBM's website with describes a method of creating a firefox extension that prevents hotkeys from being captured by flash here

Unfortunately, I'm unsure how effective this solution will be. I've seen on various forums people saying that there is no real way to prevent a plugin from grabbing the keyboard completely because of how mozilla handles plugins, and I haven't been inconvenienced enough to try to use the code I mentioned above.

It looks like the most convenient workaround would be MicTech's solution of clicking anywhere except the animation, and then proceeding with the shortcuts."
bert [Entry]

If this isn't a flash issue as mentioned by MicTech, then it may be a JavaScript issue. I use NoScript, which disables JavaScript on a whitelist basis, so you can allow sites to use JavaScript if you a) trust them and b) require the javascript functionality while there.