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Edit omni.ja

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I am using firefox 78.6.0, I need to edit omni.ja

how i can edit omni.ja?

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The omni.ja file in Firefox's program folder is replaced every update, so although you can unpack it (using an Unzip tool), edit files, and put it back together, this is a very temporary fix. It's also not officially supported by this forum, as you would expect.

I recently saw a thread on Reddit about using an Autoconfig file (two files are actually involved) to modify Ctrl+Shift+b. You might take a look at this thread and perhaps there is a similar approach to modifying Ctrl+w that would work and wouldn't need to get redone after every update. I suppose you could reply to the author and see if they'll help.

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Please explain the problem in detail. What happens? What is/are the exact error message(s) ?

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I want to disable some keyboard shortcuts (ctrl + w) After some research, I found that we can disable ctrl+w by removing: reserved = "true" from these two lines of the browser.xhtml file under omni.ja :

<key id="key_close" data-l10n-id="close-shortcut" command="cmd_close" modifiers="accel" reserved="true"/> <key id="key_closeWindow" data-l10n-id="close-shortcut" command="cmd_closeWindow" modifiers="accel,shift" reserved="true"/>

but I could not modify omni.ja

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I called for more help.

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The omni.ja file in Firefox's program folder is replaced every update, so although you can unpack it (using an Unzip tool), edit files, and put it back together, this is a very temporary fix. It's also not officially supported by this forum, as you would expect.

I recently saw a thread on Reddit about using an Autoconfig file (two files are actually involved) to modify Ctrl+Shift+b. You might take a look at this thread and perhaps there is a similar approach to modifying Ctrl+w that would work and wouldn't need to get redone after every update. I suppose you could reply to the author and see if they'll help.

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The two omni.ja archives are signed in current release (they contain a META-INF folder), so it isn't possible to edit them.

See:

  • resource://gre/
  • resource:///

You need to use other ways to achieve what you want like posted above.

What changes do you want to make ?

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thank you for your reply I want to disable the closing of the browser when the user types ctrl + w or when he clicks on close window from the taskbar. so i thought about modifying browser.xhtml

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