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Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

TB on Linux Mint 20.1 does not show desired date/time format

I am running TB 78.7.1 (64bit) on Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa; Kernel: 5.4.0-66-generic x86_64, Cinnamon 4.8.6 Before I upgraded to the current version, I managed to get an IS… (read more)

I am running TB 78.7.1 (64bit) on Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa; Kernel: 5.4.0-66-generic x86_64, Cinnamon 4.8.6

Before I upgraded to the current version, I managed to get an ISO formatted date-time of dd/mm/yyyy HH:mm by going through these steps:

 open Menu | System Settings
 - select Languages
   - select Language support
     - ensure AU is installed, if not install
   - System Locale
     - apply system wide (this is the important bit)
 Close TB
 Open TB and I see a 24h format -> works :)


After the upgrade I ended up with the d/m/yy h:mm AM/PM format. Repeating the same steps (above), does not produce the desired result.

The posts I read all say, the system settings should be reflected in TB, but this was not the case (only after I went through the steps above); and does not work now.

Any hints appreciated.

Asked by MaxG 2 days ago

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Sort folders manually the folder plane

Hi There, Is there a way to sort the folders in the folder plane on Thunderbird 78? I am used to sorting my mail into many different folders for each project and being a… (read more)

Hi There, Is there a way to sort the folders in the folder plane on Thunderbird 78? I am used to sorting my mail into many different folders for each project and being able to reorder the folders manually is really important. Previously I could use an Addon but this is now disabled in 78! At the moment the folders are listed in alphabetical order with no option to reorganise them.

Any ideas on how to do this would be very much appreciated.

Cheers!

Asked by c-mcmonagle 5 months ago

Answered by Stans 5 months ago

Scroll bar disappears

The scroll bar on the right of my screen disappears when I sign in to "The Guardian". This started within the last week. It works OK when I sign in to my other on line … (read more)

The scroll bar on the right of my screen disappears when I sign in to "The Guardian". This started within the last week. It works OK when I sign in to my other on line subscriptions (NY Times and Washington Post) and all other places I access. It works OK when I do a "Safe Mode" load of Firefox. I have explored the few Add-ons and Custom Settings but have not been able to determine the cause. I am having this problem on any of 4 different computers currently running Firefox 81.0 and Windows 10. Microsoft Edge is working OK if I use it.

Any help would be appreciated.

Jim

Asked by jdrolte 5 months ago

Last reply by jdrolte 5 months ago

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Quick Find

Every time I type on Firefox without being in a search box, it opens quick find, and I don't have to press control g/f. I want to know how to disable this from happening.… (read more)

Every time I type on Firefox without being in a search box, it opens quick find, and I don't have to press control g/f. I want to know how to disable this from happening. I have search the internet and forums for hours but can't figure out how to disable one simple thing. Thanks

Asked by tristanjmckean 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Message list panel now has more white space (fewer messages shown) and dangerously confusing hover highlighting v78.3.2

I just upgraded to 78.3.2, and the message list panel now has significantly more spacing, less denstiy. There is more whitespace between lines. And there does not appear … (read more)

I just upgraded to 78.3.2, and the message list panel now has significantly more spacing, less denstiy. There is more whitespace between lines. And there does not appear to be any option to reset this back to the previous compact view?

EDIT: Adding a note about an additional issue with the message list panel that is discussed in this thread... Prior to v78.3.2, a message/line in the message list pane would not become highlighted until I *clicked* on it. Now, whenever I just pass my mouse over the list, the message under the mouse becomes highlighted (and the last message(s) *selected* also remains highlighted). This results in two or more non-adjacent messages being highlighted in the same way at the same time. This is a poor usability experience and dangerous design that has caused me to perform operations on unintended messages multiple times, even nearly accidentally deleting messages. This usability degradation creates a risk of data loss.

KEYWORDS: message thread pane, message list panel, UX, UI design, usability, accessibility

Asked by sells59 4 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 4 months ago

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The messages you have deleted can be purged from disk.

Suddenly it says "The messages you have deleted can be purged from disk" every time I move emails. Every stupid time. Probably a very useful feature but just not how I ha… (read more)

Suddenly it says "The messages you have deleted can be purged from disk" every time I move emails. Every stupid time. Probably a very useful feature but just not how I have used things for the last decade or so. At first all I wanted to say was 'thank you but no thank you" Now it is getting beyond a joke. How do I get rid of this without deleting any emails? Yes I know they are nominally deleted but I've use that as an easy way to archive them and then copy them off as a history trail. All my accounts are carefully set to "Don't delete any messages". I like that. I mean it.

Asked by Nigel 4 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 4 months ago

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missing buttons

the send button is nowhere to me found, I cannot locate the attachment icon on the new message pane and I tried looking for the composition toolbar its missing also. I tr… (read more)

the send button is nowhere to me found, I cannot locate the attachment icon on the new message pane and I tried looking for the composition toolbar its missing also. I tried hitting the alt button on the keyboard to no avail. Help please!!

Asked by brucec1 3 months ago

Answered by Matt 3 months ago

Change in the Bookmarks Library keyboard shortcut

With the recent release of Firefox 84.0, I noticed that the shortcut for the Bookmarks Library was changed from Ctrl+Shift+B to Ctrl+Shift+O. I use bookmarks extensively,… (read more)

With the recent release of Firefox 84.0, I noticed that the shortcut for the Bookmarks Library was changed from Ctrl+Shift+B to Ctrl+Shift+O. I use bookmarks extensively, but most of that is centered around the Library pane. I rarely, if ever, use the Bookmarks Toolbar.

Is there an option to go back to the old shortcut?

Asked by pyrus248 2 months ago

Last reply by pyrus248 2 months ago

Blocking automatic audio/video play stopped working, how do I fix??

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it … (read more)

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it but then I'm not expert tech-wise. Thank you!

Asked by jj 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jj 3 days ago

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Change default bookmark location to "other" instead of most recently used folder

Is there a way that I can change this setting in config rather than downloading an add-on? This changed with the most recent Firefox update for me (I'm currently on 85.0.… (read more)

Is there a way that I can change this setting in config rather than downloading an add-on? This changed with the most recent Firefox update for me (I'm currently on 85.0.1. for Ubuntu). Currently, the default save behavior is for bookmarks to save to the most recent folder you've picked. My preferred behavior would be for all bookmarks to save to "Other bookmarks" until I can file them away later.

Asked by reginakbuhl 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

What is the purpose of "app.normandy" in about:config - can I set all to false?

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config p… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config preferences that start with "app.normandy" seem to have something to do with installing these on my Windows 10 system. I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. So, it is odd that there seems to be outside manipulation . I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 1 week ago

Last reply by plew29881 1 week ago

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Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (read more)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 1 week ago

Answered by Standard8 2 days ago

How to find a certain Style Sheet from the List in the Dev Tools Style Editor?

Hi, I have been working with the Style Editor from the Developer Tools. As you can see from the screenshot, there's a massive list of style sheets. I'm looking for a cert… (read more)

Hi,

I have been working with the Style Editor from the Developer Tools. As you can see from the screenshot, there's a massive list of style sheets.

I'm looking for a certain style sheet to edit, however the list is not sorted alphabetically. So I don't know how to find the name of my style sheet other than just trying to scroll through the whole list to spot my specific sheet. This every time take hours for me to find what I'm looking for.

Is there any way to find a style sheet in that list faster than manually scrolling through the list? Something like Ctrl + F, or a way to sort that list alphabetically?

Thanks for your help!

Asked by browserlightedup 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Firefox - Opening PDF automatically in firefox

Hello guys. I want to open PDF directly in the browser. I set checkboxes to do it automatically but firefox always displayed this window when I want to download pdf. Coul… (read more)

Hello guys. I want to open PDF directly in the browser. I set checkboxes to do it automatically but firefox always displayed this window when I want to download pdf. Could you help me?

Asked by nikolay.parfianovich 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago