Firefox opens the fullscreen view on CTRL+F

The keyboard shortcut for fullscreen view in Confluence is 'f'. However, my users often want to use CTRL+f to search for text on a page. Unfortunately for those people using Firefox, Confluence opens its fullscreen view when doing this. I've tested this on my system with no addons and was able to reproduce it.

Searching through support documentation I haven't found any other mentions of this. Has anyone else experienced this and, more importantly, does anyone know how to fix this?

Confluence 4.3.7
<added> Firefox 25.01

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Dec 05, 2013

Just a question, what version of Firefox?

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Firefox 25.01

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that's strange. I assume you're in the editor screen when this happens? The full screen shortcut in Confluence is ctrl+shift+f, not ctrl+f.

Ctrl+f should open find/replace within the Confluence editor,

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No this is on the main view of any page. Ctrl+f both opens the browser search box (which is the only intended behavior) and also converts the page into fullscreen view.

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No this is on the main view of any page. Ctrl+f both opens the browser search box (which is the only intended behavior) and also converts the page into fullscreen view.

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