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Can I create personal popups for web pages?

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to… (read more)

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to be on my computer only and be triggered when I go to the site. I realize that the real url may be obscured by an app, and I don't know if that can be overcome.

I'm imagining when I go to a particular web page, I will see a reminder, or popup or note with my own comments.

This may already be available, but perhaps I don't know the right questions to ask.

I assume this would only be available on one browser on one computer.

Looking at a product on Amazon (that I've purchased before), it may tell me: "Works like a charm" or "Piece of *"

On a dating site it might remind me when I see one person: "Danger, Will Robinson" or "Try again after Christmas"

A business site might show a note: "Remind owner you met at Halloween bash" or "Express sympathy about loss of pet"

On the App Store it might remind me that an app: "Doesn't work for me" or "This is the one Janet recommends"

Perhaps on a saved document: "Sent on Aug 7 by Robert" or "Still doesn't have the right tone....look again in a week"

And when I am deciding which app to use on my computer: "Great graphic app when rushed, but not powerful" (I would never think that an app named "Moosepow" was for graphics.)

I may even be asking the wrong question. I want reminders that are automatic.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 8 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 7 hours ago

Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on does not work

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and … (read more)

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and does not react. I never had any trouble with the previous versions. Can you provide a fix? Quentin Crivon

Asked by qcrivon 16 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 10 hours ago

Please help a visually impaired user...

I am a visually impaired individual, who is struggling at times to clearly and efficiently see the controls, menus, and bookmarks on the FF browser header/pages. I have a… (read more)

I am a visually impaired individual, who is struggling at times to clearly and efficiently see the controls, menus, and bookmarks on the FF browser header/pages. I have adjusted every setting, on my own system and within FF, that I can find and think of. I have the webpages set the way I need them to be; I just continue to struggle with the Tab headers, menus, and bookmarks within FF itself. If anyone can help me, it would be GREATLY appreciated. TIA.

Asked by SnowmanKPT 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

mailto setting has disappeared twice

Up-to-date Firefox on Windows 10 laptop. Today, for the 2nd time in a week or so, the “mailto” function has disappeared; i.e., if I click a “Send email” link on a webpage… (read more)

Up-to-date Firefox on Windows 10 laptop. Today, for the 2nd time in a week or so, the “mailto” function has disappeared; i.e., if I click a “Send email” link on a webpage, the Windows dialogue box to select a mail app pops up. When I check the applications setting, mailto doesn't appear in the list.

The first time this happened, I found online instructions to refresh Firefox and select Gmail as the mail client. I don’t mind doing it again, but I am concerned about the problem occurring so soon after the recent refresh.

Asked by brucelshew 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Mysterious Language shows up ALL the time on my browser, and it will not go away!

I have my language settings to English, and English ONLY. When I open multiple sites, or even try to log in and view my passwords ~ it constantly displays in Russian or … (read more)

I have my language settings to English, and English ONLY.

When I open multiple sites, or even try to log in and view my passwords ~ it constantly displays in Russian or some other language.

There is no helpful solution posted, and I have no idea to fix this. Again ~ only English is set in my personal settings.

Any advice?

Asked by nickieknight 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Middle mouse opens pdf

Hello, when I click on link with middle mouse button it will open that link on next tab but doesn't "jump" there, which is fine. But when I do the same with pdf links, it… (read more)

Hello, when I click on link with middle mouse button it will open that link on next tab but doesn't "jump" there, which is fine. But when I do the same with pdf links, it will automaticly "jumps" on the pfd file. And I don't want to. I want to open it like normal link (on next tab in background), because I have a lot of pdf files to open, and this makes it difficult to do it qucikly. Before some weeks this wasn't a probem, it started now.

Bes Regard, Josef

Asked by josef.benes 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

websites checkboxes design replaced by windows 11 forced style and color.

I recently replaced my old laptop by a new one after battery life issue (and for free thks total refund warrantly). But the new laptop unfortunately come with windows 11.… (read more)

I recently replaced my old laptop by a new one after battery life issue (and for free thks total refund warrantly). But the new laptop unfortunately come with windows 11.

and like with windows 10, FF 97+ force the windows OS color theme style for checkboxes over the websites stylised ones (like a dark themed website with its own original soft small dark gray checkboxes being replaced by big light blue windows ones making the design ugly) I tried the same trick as my former laptop by switching widget.non-native-theme.enabled to "false", but it caused a tab crash on all page using checkboxes. Restarting firefox solved the crash issue, but even if slightly different than native-theme.enabled on "true"(smaller and dark blue) the checkboxes are always a single forced windows like style on all sites

The trick worked easily on windows 10, how to force firefox to correctly use the websites own style for checkboxes and forms with windows 11? I don't want windows style take over the design of site i visiting.

Asked by thor94 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Firefoxe multiaccount container does not work

Hey, i try to use firefox multiaccount container but it does not work. Better said if i add the add-on it does not show up in system bar (up in the right corner), but you… (read more)

Hey,

i try to use firefox multiaccount container but it does not work. Better said if i add the add-on it does not show up in system bar (up in the right corner), but you can see it in the add-ons and themes setting menu. So there is only half of layout given but no function of it at all compairing to other persons using it, e.g. "how to use firefox multiaccount container tutorial videos" etc. Trying to handel the settings of it with the add-ons and themes menu does not help.

I use the firefox browser protable eddion for windows at my laptop and it seems to be that all settings are recent. As well it does not seem to be that i use there any privat tab where it does not work i guess?!

May someone can help me?

Greats xprt352

Asked by xpt_352 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Can not log into Last Pass extension with newest Firefox update

I use Last Pass for passwords & it's worked in the past on Firefox. After updating Firefox, the Last Pass extension in by toolbar is black - in the past I would click… (read more)

I use Last Pass for passwords & it's worked in the past on Firefox. After updating Firefox, the Last Pass extension in by toolbar is black - in the past I would click that, open the Last Pass page to sign in, then the icon turns red and functions. Now when I click the icon a frozen page comes up that never loads. I can sign in to the Last Pass webpage, but that doesn't turn on the extension.

Any advice appreciated - thanks!

Asked by washburnkristen 3 months ago

Last reply by rob.nash1984 3 days ago

default browser

i don't know why but my default browser when i search something is yahoo and i don't want that i want google because i know how to use it and this happened before but but… (read more)

i don't know why but my default browser when i search something is yahoo and i don't want that i want google because i know how to use it and this happened before but but i fixed it in settings and now in settings it says my default browser is Firefox i know but nothing about when you search something and it takes you to google please help me fix this i fricking out

Asked by Sonya khan 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

How to leave reviews for Firefox Add-Ons?

I've downloaded a couple of add-ons this week that did not do what they claim to do, so I wanted to leave reviews so other users won't waste their time. Except when i got… (read more)

I've downloaded a couple of add-ons this week that did not do what they claim to do, so I wanted to leave reviews so other users won't waste their time. Except when i got to do so, i am surprised to see that therte is no clear way to write a review for an add-on. I am logged into the add-ons page, i can view the previous reviews for the add-on, but nowhere does it inticate how I can leave a review. Google led me to the Mozilla add-ons wiki which states "You can complete most of the review using the reviewer tools at addons.mozilla.org" except there is no indication to where one can locate these "reviewer tools." Seems a bit funny to me that Mozilla would choose to hide the functionality and make it so difficult to use.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by VincentBrick 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

Update

Ever since the update a couple of days ago my settings are so large that I cannot function in Windows. I am vision impaired, so I have Windows display set at 125 percent.… (read more)

Ever since the update a couple of days ago my settings are so large that I cannot function in Windows. I am vision impaired, so I have Windows display set at 125 percent. This has never caused a problem with Firefox before. Please help!

Asked by snoopy7771963 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

Firefox stopped restoring the previous session. No settings changed.

Today when I opened Firefox, it did not have my previous session of hundreds of tabs. I have come to terms with the fact that I won't be getting it back. The problem now … (read more)

Today when I opened Firefox, it did not have my previous session of hundreds of tabs. I have come to terms with the fact that I won't be getting it back.

The problem now is that Firefox refuses to restore the previous session when I close and re-open it, although the setting to do so is still ticked. It worked without any issues up until yesterday, and now it does not.

I have not changed any settings. I have not added any add-ons, and none that I use mess with sessions to begin with. The last update for Firefox was 4 days ago, and doesn't mention anything related. I have not installed any programs that would mess with Firefox's files. It just arbitrarily changed behavior, and I am at a complete loss.

This is on Win 10. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by svend5 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

search highlight is not updated when pressing ctrl+F on selection

Hello, i usually activate the search tab via ctrl+f and using the highlighting feature. If i manually edit text in the search box, the highlight is updated respectively… (read more)

Hello, i usually activate the search tab via ctrl+f and using the highlighting feature. If i manually edit text in the search box, the highlight is updated respectively , but if i select any word on the page (mouse double-click if this matters) and then press ctrl+f again (which is expected to be filled in the searchtab), the highlitght is still on the old word. Is this a bug ? or maybe there is an easy solution to this.

Asked by gbotfx 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

Opening Office.com in Multi Account Containers

I'm not sure what I did when using Multi Account Containers (Must have clicked "yes" to always open in a specific container when accessing Microsoft, www.office.com. I … (read more)

I'm not sure what I did when using Multi Account Containers (Must have clicked "yes" to always open in a specific container when accessing Microsoft, www.office.com. I enter user name and password and Firefox containers prompts me to Always open in container and I click no. It's like I'm stuck in an endless loop, each time I enter user name, password and two-factor a new tab opens and I have to do it all over again (Never getting into office.com). However, when using private windows I am able to get in. Can I turn off, "Always open in X container"? Thank you.

Asked by eskaygee33 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago