How to disable Style Editor horizontal drag to amend the value?

Hi.
I can’t find the option to disable the Style Editor CSS value changing by mouse horizontal drag. Whenever I point the cursor at the value to click it in order to type in a certain value it changes to an unprecise double horizontal arrow and often shifts the value that was there by accident. I want to disable this annoying feature. But can’t find it in the DevTools settings nor the about:config. I hate when developers think they improve our workflow and leave us no choice, while in fact this sucks.
Thanks!

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Thanks, filed https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1764077 to track this

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I can see the point here regarding the UX. The UI is extremely sensitive. A move of a single pixel after the mousedown event.

Therefore, I created https://bugzil.la/1764148 to improve the UX by adding a little threshold before the feature is activated.

Note that this is independent of an option to disable the feature completely, which I believe is still good for people that don’t need it at all.

While I like the feature, I assume, there are people out there that find the double horizonal arrow cursor obtrusive. So maybe that’s also something to rethink. But let’s see if there’s more such feedback.

Sebastian

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Yes, please add ability to remove this feature.

Its annoying and one of the reasons why moved away from using Chrome.

You should have seen the Google Chrome forums and complains about this feature when it came out about 4 months ago.

You should have seen the Google Chrome forums and complains about this feature when it came out about 4 months ago.

Actually, do you have a link? Would be interested to read the feedback. Thanks!

I cant find the original post I was looking at but here are some others:

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1264619


https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1259073
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1259088
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FYI, in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1764077 we added a setting to disable this behavior in Firefox 101, which should be in DevEdition next week.

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Thank you for acting so quickly. I’m pleased with that approach to the users :slight_smile:

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