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Firefox drop down menu on an imac

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Firefox is up to date. Preferences is not a choice under the Firefox drop down menu. What do I do on an imac to have preferences appear in the drop down menu?

Firefox is up to date. Preferences is not a choice under the Firefox drop down menu. What do I do on an imac to have preferences appear in the drop down menu?

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Unfortunately, I do not have a Mac for comparison, but please check for either "Preferences" or "Settings" on the main menu accessed using the 3-bar button at the right end of the main toolbar. Does it exist there?

If push comes to shove, you can type or paste about:preferences in Firefox's address bar and press Return to load the Preferences page by that internal address.

Any luck?

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Thank you for your attempted answer, but a solution based on a pc isn't helpful when the problem is occurring on an Imac.

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Did you try this:

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer said

If push comes to shove, you can type or paste about:preferences in Firefox's address bar and press Return to load the Preferences page by that internal address.
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judithknee said

Thank you for your attempted answer, but a solution based on a pc isn't helpful when the problem is occurring on an Imac.

His reply was not just for Windows but also for Linux and macOS as "Preferences" or "Settings" was mentioned.

from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-options-preferences-and-settings (if I change article to be for Mac on right).

This article summarizes the Firefox Settings panels and what types of settings they contain. In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click Firefox and select Preferences.

Could have sworn it was changed to Settings for Windows, Linux and macOS however the article says it is still Firefox > Preferences for for macOS. It used to be Tools>Options for Windows and Edit>Preferences for Linux.