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Spaces between words not retained

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I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6

I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the space bar but as soon as I type the next character the space closes & the text runs together. E.g. instead of This is a sentence the text appears as Thisisasentence. If I then go back & re-insert the spaces they are retained but that is a royal pain.

This is a new behavior as of today. I have confirmed that this does not occur when using Safari nor does it occur when replying in the Apple support community.

I'd appreciate any insight on this.

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Is this with all websites/pages, some, a few?

Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?


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I have not experienced the issue with other sites, but as I wrote originally the issue doesn’t occur even with the Microsoft Answers site when using other browsers.

I have since used Troubleshooting Mode as well as having run the Refresh routine. Neither have made a difference.

I’ve also been advised by the support folks at Microsoft that there seems to be an issue specific to Firefox. Apparently it is present on both the Mac & Windows platforms, possibly due to adoption of a new editor. They are aware of & have escalated it.

It doesn’t seem to be anything that can be corrected at the user level & even though it has been [tentatively] explained I can’t mark it as “Solved".


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