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disable or lock zoom

i am looking to entirely remove or disable the zoom feature of my firefox broswer i have searched and searched and tried editing the about:config. i cannot find any way t… (read more)

i am looking to entirely remove or disable the zoom feature of my firefox broswer i have searched and searched and tried editing the about:config. i cannot find any way to disable zoom. i have a wireless touch keyboard that switches to touch mouse and has gestures exactly like the trackpad on a laptop. it zoomz in and out rapidly when i try to scroll down pages. i would like to just have my zoom locked at 100% and in no way shape or form can it zoom in and out. Help please before i smash another laptop set up.my laptop currently does NOT have a keyboard so the touch wireless is my only option.

Asked by rw531878 2 days ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 2 days ago

White Scissors Screenshot doen't work

Hello Firefox, How do I get the white scissors screenshot to work? When I download the photo I want to save to My Documents and open the containing folder, all I see is a… (read more)

Hello Firefox, How do I get the white scissors screenshot to work? When I download the photo I want to save to My Documents and open the containing folder, all I see is a saved blue screen. Please help! Malcolm.

Asked by mhuscrof 3 days ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 2 days ago

Can't Disable Caret Browsing

Ever since yesterday when I accidentally turned on caret browsing I've been trying to turn it back off. I've been pressing F7 in an attempt to bring up the pop-up, but t… (read more)

Ever since yesterday when I accidentally turned on caret browsing I've been trying to turn it back off. I've been pressing F7 in an attempt to bring up the pop-up, but to no avail. I've been searching all over the internet for solutions, but nothing has helped yet. I'm only able to find articles on disabling caret browsing in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Obviously, that doesn't help me with Firefox.

Asked by gavinthomas997 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Possible to change display name for Firefox? [Mac]

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them b… (read more)

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them by renaming their filename (e.g. changing Firefox.app to something like YouTubeViewer.app). This causes the installation of Firefox to show in my app switcher and elsewhere in the OS as "YouTubeViewer", however when I run YouTubeViewer.app, Firefox still displays "Firefox" in the upper left-hand corner as the application name.

I tried editing the .plist file for each installation to change the value for key CFBundleName from "Firefox" to "YouTubeViewer", but that causes that installation of Firefox to no longer run. I believe this is due to the code-signing and pre-run validation done by the OS.

So, is there any way to get the custom name to display or is just not possible?

Asked by zstei001 3 days ago

Want to change Providers

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up")… (read more)

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up"). What is the best route to go to get away from these big controlling apps? Opinions on Linux?

Asked by sasenach50 3 days ago

Printing

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed whic… (read more)

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed which would help.

Specifically:

1) The preview is no longer full screen. This makes it difficult to adjust a view, of say a map, so that the area printed is precisely what is wanted. The full screen preview in older versions of Firefox made this very easy. Is there any way of getting a full screen print preview page?

2) Previously it was possible to set custom headers and footers on a printed page. This was ideal for labelling printouts is a descriptive way, so useful for future reference, and enabled the removal of unwanted information. In the present version of Firefox all I seem to be able to do is switch printing of default headers/footers on and off. Is there a way of customising headers and footers that I've missed?

Thanks

Asked by rjhobson1 3 days ago

Toolbar folders -> drop down orientation problem -> screen limit not recognised

Hello: Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was eithe… (read more)

Hello:

Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was either towards the 'left' or towards the 'right', depending of the amount of screen real estate available to the right side of the screen where it was opened.

If the listing could not be properly seen by opening the drop down menu towards the 'right', it would be opened towards the 'left'.

This worked perfectly well with my three screen setup, with Firefox in a window in the centre screen. ie: Firefox knew it was inside a three screen wide setup and in the centre screen, so it also "knew" that the right edge of the centre screen was the limit for available screen real estate.

At some time this stopped working in the described manner.

It seems that Firefox now ignores the right edge of the centre screen and as a result the drop down menu for any folder in the toolbar opens to the 'right' and invades the right screen. (see attached screen capture)

If Firefox is opened in a window inside the right screen, it proeprly recognises the right edge of the screen as the limit and acts accordingly.

This is quite a problem for me: I make intensive use of the toolbar with bookmarks inside folders and subfolders and this heavily affects my everyday work.

Is there a way to get back to how it used to be? ie: Firefox using the right edge of the screen it is opened in as the limit to open a drop down menu.

Thanks in advance,

S.

Asked by sawbona1 4 days ago

What programs for default settings

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select program… (read more)

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select programs for camera, photos, music, videos, etc. With out these changes the drop down boxes don't have content when I point to a button so I know what it does. Can you help please. I don't know what other programs work for the afford mentioned items. Pappa Gee

Asked by Pappa Gee Samsung 6 Tablet 4 days ago

Links and some letters are suddenly always underlined when they weren't before?

This happened a few minutes ago. I was on Twitter and suddenly all the links there were underlined. That happens on this website as well. I went on Firefox settings to un… (read more)

This happened a few minutes ago. I was on Twitter and suddenly all the links there were underlined. That happens on this website as well. I went on Firefox settings to uncheck "Underlined links" box, they are still underlined, and specifically in the Firefox settings website, random letters were underlined when they weren't before, they do not lead to any links though. The underlined links take me to the right location. This doesn't happen in other websites such as Tumblr or Youtube for some reason.

I thought it could be a malware, this happened right after I downloaded an app called Rave to my PC. However I searched for info on the app and if it's malicious and I've only heard good things about it. Uninstalled it from my PC just in case and nothing changed. I searched for answers and saw people saying the link stuff could be an adware but the links take me to the right location, I ran Malwarebytes and it didn't detect anything, nor is anything called "Text Enhance" downloaded to my PC. Running another antivirus scan right now.

I have no idea what this could be. It's not giving me any serious problems, it's not showing me any suspicious links. It just looks unpleasant and annoying. No idea what this could be. Please help. Added a few example images.

Asked by help 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Why doesn't Firefox have its own Search Engine?

wow this is sad, Firefoxes Help pages are not any better than Googles. This means that no matter what i type it just gets ignored and a bunch of random junk with nothing … (read more)

wow this is sad, Firefoxes Help pages are not any better than Googles. This means that no matter what i type it just gets ignored and a bunch of random junk with nothing whatsoever to do with my question comes up! I didn't leave google so i could still be stuck with their Search Engine, How the heck does that even make sense????????

Asked by sercouwis2004 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Can't get policies.json working on Kubuntu 20.0.04

Hi all, I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work. I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribut… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work.

I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribution/policies.json with this content: {

 "policies": {
   "Homepage": {
     "URL": "https://www.google.com/",
     "Locked": false,
     "StartPage": "homepage"
   }
 }

}

The file and directory permissions allow for read by everyone.

However, when I restart Firefox, I don't get google as my homepage.

What else can I check?

TIA,

Mike.

Asked by mdiehl 5 days ago

Last reply by mdiehl 4 days ago

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How to make FF findbar automatically search selected text?

Hi FF experts, On my old windows laptop, I remember that if I select something and press ctrl+F, it will automatically look for what I have selected. Now I get a new macb… (read more)

Hi FF experts,

On my old windows laptop, I remember that if I select something and press ctrl+F, it will automatically look for what I have selected. Now I get a new macbook, I find that this feature disappears: command+F will ignore my selected content and just start with my last search. Is this the expected behavior for Mac FF? Can I make it also automatically search my selected text?

FYI, I'm using the latest FF 90.0.2 on both laptops. Thanks!

Asked by he.jia.phy 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

Launch Firefox with resized window (1024*768) using userchrome or by config file.

Launch Firefox with resized window (1024*768) using userchrome or by config file. I want it to be hardcoded and re-bundled. So it sets the size as default after installa… (read more)

Launch Firefox with resized window (1024*768) using userchrome or by config file.

I want it to be hardcoded and re-bundled. So it sets the size as default after installation.

Asked by yash292k11 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Version 90.0 broke Print Preview and Shrink to Fit.

I've already found the solution, but wanted to share that Version 90 created a problem with Print Preview and Shrink to Fit. Uninstalling Version 90 and re-installing Ver… (read more)

I've already found the solution, but wanted to share that Version 90 created a problem with Print Preview and Shrink to Fit. Uninstalling Version 90 and re-installing Version 89 fixed the problem. With Version 90 the Print Preview function (which I love) didn't work properly. When I try to Shrink to Fit any page, the first page shrinks, but the second page isn't pulled into the first page. Also, there's missing information on both pages. If there's another solution so I can use Version 90, please tell me. If not, and Mozilla is doing away with Print Preview (and Shrink to Fit), I'll have to do away with Mozilla Firefox. Sorry, but that's the main reason I use Firefox over Chrome. Perhaps I can find another browser to do what I want. I hope not though.

Asked by toddmnuccio 1 week ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 4 days ago

Browser won't accept any themes

Greetings, Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the … (read more)

Greetings,

Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the default theme that came with Firefox won't work. I could use some ideas on how I can get this working again; it'd be nice to spice things up a bit.

Thanks.

Asked by dinsdale1 5 days ago