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"86" Firefox to give us options about address bar or ability to replace it with add-on

I'm really beginning to wonder why I use Firefox. For years I've felt violently abused (it's not an exaggeration in my head) by the UI team who lord over it in a totalita… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I'm really beginning to wonder why I use Firefox. For years I've felt violently abused (it's not an exaggeration in my head) by the UI team who lord over it in a totalitarian way instead of just giving us options to not be constantly humiliated every day we use it.

The address bar has become my worst enemy lately. I keep staving off "86ing" Firefox from my life by editing the CSS this and that, when it worked just fine for years, but it changes and every time for the worse. How can we effectively get Firefox to give us options? Why are options so bad? Why do we not deserve options? I want to know how we can apply pressure on the institution to make FF usable again.

Here are a few examples, the last is the worst of them:

1) I want to have an X button on tabs, I just want to be able to delete a tab? Why can't I have an option for this? (I have to use crazy CSS script. Normal people don't go to that length. I would not adopt FF out of the box today.)

2) Many complain about the address bar that freaks out whenever you touch it. I want an option to disable that. (Again I have a CSS script that makes it act like normal productivity software. That's insane. Why can't we have an option to make the address bar behave like a normal HTML form element? I just want an option.)

3) As of FF 86 I can no longer use the address bar to perform searches. I've added the Search bar to my UI so I can do searches, but the browser still defaults to the address bar, so I have to click over to the Search bar. And if I use the address bar by accident, it laughs at me and refuses to process my search. I just want to be able to search with an address bar. I remember years ago having to remove the search bar because it would no longer search, but the address bar would search. My radical solution was to amputate the search bar. Now I'm in the complete opposite situation where the search bar searches but the address bar doesn't search. Again, I just want an option to be able to apply searches with my browser.

I just want an option for FF to not be aggressively hostile to me. It's not so simple as to ignore it. Every time you interact with the UI it's its own humiliation. It's a constant reminder of impotence. And questioning why do I subject myself to the whims of these people who're pulling my tail like I'm some monkey.

What the hell is wrong with Mozilla? Is is it still Mozilla? Why can't add-on people effectively address these problems if Mozilla won't? Why dictate how everything is, and then make everything unusable? Why?

How can we make our voices heard? Why can't Mozilla just kill FF if its goal seems to be to do that by making it unusable? Why not just close shop? Because some one will carry it on because it's open source? It really seems like someone wants FF to be unpopular. How else can we understand that it doesn't just give options? No even options in its crazy about:config system? Why am I in this masochistic relationship with FF? What's in it for FF?

Gefragt von mick-p vor 4 Stunden

Letzte Antwort von mick-p vor 34 Minuten

automacticlly switches to a new link opened in a new tab even with that option turned off in the settings

I updated Firefox, now it switches to a new link opened in a tab automatically, I have that setting turned off, I like to open multiple tabs from my bookmarks at once, so… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I updated Firefox, now it switches to a new link opened in a tab automatically, I have that setting turned off, I like to open multiple tabs from my bookmarks at once, so I do not want to switch to that tab until I am ready. So how do I uninstall this update or force firefox to stop switching tabs

Gefragt von maddthom vor 9 Stunden

Letzte Antwort von maddthom vor 6 Minuten

LastPass auto logout ability lost with FF v86.

I have LastPass extension on FF v86. It will logout of LP if I close the browser. However if I leave my PC unattended for >10 minutes LP is supposed to auto log off.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have LastPass extension on FF v86. It will logout of LP if I close the browser.

However if I leave my PC unattended for >10 minutes LP is supposed to auto log off. I have checked the settings in LP and they are set correctly.

LP still functions as it should when using the Opera browser.

I have reinstalled the LP extension. No change.

Thank you, Parrott_head

Gefragt von Parrott_head vor 8 Minuten

How to save a screenshot without prompt ?

Recently i was watching a long video and i needed screenshots for future notes but whenever i press (Ctrl+Shift+S) a prompt appears all the time asking whether to save 'v… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Recently i was watching a long video and i needed screenshots for future notes but whenever i press (Ctrl+Shift+S) a prompt appears all the time asking whether to save 'visible' or 'full page' . Can i somehow make 'visible' default ,so that i don't have to select again and again as i have to take a lot of screenshots and also take the screenshots while the video still running ; i don't want to pause it every time and save a snap ?

Gefragt von hsrah69 vor 1 Stunde

Themes

When I open Firefox, the theme selected/used last time is changed to the DARK THEME every time. When I go into settings, It shows my last theme selected as active. … (Lesen Sie mehr)

When I open Firefox, the theme selected/used last time is changed to the DARK THEME every time. When I go into settings, It shows my last theme selected as active.

Gefragt von Luv2bSly vor 2 Stunden

My active tab (in tab bar) displays incorrectly

The tab bar should distinguish the active tab (in part) by removing its bottom border. When I restart Firefox, the tab bar displays correctly but before long that bottom … (Lesen Sie mehr)

The tab bar should distinguish the active tab (in part) by removing its bottom border. When I restart Firefox, the tab bar displays correctly but before long that bottom border of the active tab reappears. Changing to a different theme doesn't help. All I can think of is that perhaps I have too many add-ons or bookmarks installed. (I currently have just under 50 add-ons.) What can I do to keep that bottom border off the active tab?

Gefragt von Odin3 vor 3 Tagen

Letzte Antwort von Odin3 vor 3 Stunden

Firefox logs out of accounts, no fix found

Firefox will not stay logged in to some accounts online such as youtube where I will have to hit "log in" repeatedly and each time it opens the next page it's a crapshoot… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox will not stay logged in to some accounts online such as youtube where I will have to hit "log in" repeatedly and each time it opens the next page it's a crapshoot if it will show up as if I was logged in or not and if I click to something else it will log me out again. even when it shows a username like it's logged in, the customizable tool bars will be seen as if I'm not. This goes beyond youtube as even in areas where I'm trying to log in for business it does the same thing to the point it is impossible to use.

This started a while back but and I've just dealt with the problem because I couldn't find a fix. I've tried clearing the history/cookies/caches, nothing changed. I uninstalled and reinstalled firefox but it persists. No changes I've made with the settings has done anything.

Gefragt von jtgaston33 vor 4 Stunden

Saved Logins - Same Username Different URLs Same Domain

Saved a Login for Username X on Domain abc.com But there is also a login for same Username X on a sub/folder/url at domain abc/admin/login If I try to edit the sa… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Saved a Login for Username X on Domain abc.com

But there is also a login for same Username X on a sub/folder/url at domain abc/admin/login

If I try to edit the saved loging to manually add ww.abc.com/admin/ ( user / password ) it says the user name already exists.

I want the username/saved login to be tied to the login page not only the domain?

Gefragt von paulg1333 vor 1 Tag

Letzte Antwort von paulg1333 vor 6 Stunden

Firefox 87.0b3 lost the Library Pocket Menu item

It appears that Firefox 87.0b3 version has removed the Library - Pocket List menu item. Yet, through the about:config options, has retained the ability to activate the 'S… (Lesen Sie mehr)

It appears that Firefox 87.0b3 version has removed the Library - Pocket List menu item. Yet, through the about:config options, has retained the ability to activate the 'Save to Pocket' address bar icon.

This makes no sense as there is now no option to have a 'Pocket List' item selection. At least I couldn't find an option for this. That is without adding another extension.

Having the 'Save' option without the 'List' option is counter intuitive.

The Library-->Pocket List Menu item should be restored.

Thanks.

Gefragt von Corsair2 vor 17 Stunden

Letzte Antwort von Corsair2 vor 6 Stunden

lost folders in Finance Portfolio

My main page is My Yahoo, which contains the Yahoo Finance "My Portfolios". Until recently this contained three separate finance folders. However, suddenly two disappea… (Lesen Sie mehr)

My main page is My Yahoo, which contains the Yahoo Finance "My Portfolios". Until recently this contained three separate finance folders. However, suddenly two disappeared. However, I can pull these up via Google with no problem. So now, when I want to follow the daily markets I have to use Google.

How do I restore this in Firefox?

Gefragt von emrick41 vor 7 Stunden

Facebook går långsamt pga en web-sida eller ett script

Hur gör jag för att förhindra att web-sidor eller script gör att facebook låser sig/går långsamt? Först märker jag att det börjar gå långsamt sen dyker en gul ruta upp so… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hur gör jag för att förhindra att web-sidor eller script gör att facebook låser sig/går långsamt? Först märker jag att det börjar gå långsamt sen dyker en gul ruta upp som säger att det är en web-sida eller ett script som gör att det går långsamt och frågar om jag vill stoppa den. Jag trycker alltid på "stoppa den" men problemet kvarstår. Det enda jag kan göra är att stänga facebook och sen öppna på nytt, men det tar inte lång tid innan samma problem uppstår igen.

Gefragt von m_friman vor 9 Stunden

sending sync to a device

I am located in an area wherre mobiles cannot be used because there is no signal. I have been trying to send sync to a USB memory stick but Firefox will not allow me to d… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I am located in an area wherre mobiles cannot be used because there is no signal. I have been trying to send sync to a USB memory stick but Firefox will not allow me to do this. Firefox insists that sync can only be sent to mobile devices. I am using Firefox on a desktop with Windows 10.

Gefragt von no signal for mobiles vor 4 Tagen

Letzte Antwort von no signal for mobiles vor 9 Stunden

page drag problem

how to prevent default behavior of dragging event. for example ,when i use a drag plugin to drag web compnent ,firefox will open a new tab to search something what i drag… (Lesen Sie mehr)

how to prevent default behavior of dragging event. for example ,when i use a drag plugin to drag web compnent ,firefox will open a new tab to search something what i dragged.

Gefragt von 1242366724 vor 10 Stunden

FireFox 86.0 - Protection against tracking - Not Working

Hi There In FireFox 86.0 protection against tracking is NOT WORKING, please take a look at attached screen-shots for my Firefox 86.0 browser, FaceBook and Privacy Setting… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi There

In FireFox 86.0 protection against tracking is NOT WORKING, please take a look at attached screen-shots for my Firefox 86.0 browser, FaceBook and Privacy Settings.

Platform is Windows 10, FireFox 86.0.

/Thomas

Gefragt von ThomasHolte vor 14 Stunden

Letzte Antwort von ThomasHolte vor 11 Stunden

OpenSearch search form URL feature no longer works, how to revert?

I have a number of OpenSearch search engines set up, all with custom names. So I could just type "g whatever" in address bar to search in google, "w whatever" for Wikiped… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have a number of OpenSearch search engines set up, all with custom names. So I could just type "g whatever" in address bar to search in google, "w whatever" for Wikipedia, "y something" for Youtube, etc. Search still works.

However, I could just type the name of opensearch engine in the address bar to go to those sites' associated search pages. See moz:SearchForm parameter here. As of Firefox 86 this behaviour seems to be broken. Even if I switch to specific search engine by typing in its name and hitting space, I can't just press enter to go to the website.

How do I fix it?

Gefragt von Vindicar vor 13 Stunden

Missing "Print Preview" on File menu after upgrading to a new laptop

I recently upgraded from a Dell XPS laptop to a Dell XPS Inspiron laptop and had my old laptop cloned to the new one. There's been only one change noted when using the n… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I recently upgraded from a Dell XPS laptop to a Dell XPS Inspiron laptop and had my old laptop cloned to the new one. There's been only one change noted when using the new laptop -- whenever I have Firefox open, and want to print the page displayed, the File menu no longer offers the option "Print Preview", which I used all the time on my old laptop. Any idea why it's disappeared, and how to get it back? Thanks.

Gefragt von Marilyn J Montgomery vor 14 Stunden