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Why Ctrl+Tab stops working when opening a flash embedded page?

Why Ctrl+Tab stops working when opening a flash embedded page?

This a huge pet peeve I have. Everytime I watch a video in youtube.com or megavideo.com, I can't just Ctrl+Tab to change tabs. I'll have to clic in some portion of the page without video to get it to work, but even that, isn't always the case.

Asked by: Guest | Views: 65
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Guest [Entry]

"The flash player takes over the Tab keybinding when it has focus. If the flash player inside Firefox has focus, when you press Ctrl+Tab, Firefox just sees the Ctrl keypress because flash ignores the fact that Ctrl is being held down and intercepts the Tab keypress.

Unfortunately, I haven't found a solution to this problem yet."
Guest [Entry]

If you hit alt-tab then alt-tab again to get back to the same window the player loses focus. I use the keyboard more than the mouse though.