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caret browsing on Android cell

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I… (read more)

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I can track where I am reading. I can do this on my laptop but not my Android cell. I have tried Edge and Chrome but the add-on is not available for Android. Any solution would be greatly appreciated, even if I need a different browser. Thanks in advance.


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public forum and nobody here does support by email.

Asked by runningdog2019 4 days ago

White page issue

Hello guys I have this very bad problem When I do a search. If I am in the home Firefox, I press [Ctrl + T], enter a new tab, then I do a search through the address bar a… (read more)

Hello guys I have this very bad problem When I do a search. If I am in the home Firefox, I press [Ctrl + T], enter a new tab, then I do a search through the address bar and before moving to the results, there is a moment in which the background turns all white and then the results are displayed. (I have dark mode active) Do you know how to solve by chance? I use Manjaro Linux. Thanks in advance.

Asked by gianlucagori273 6 days ago

Firefox78 How to Remove One-Click Search from Address Bar

I'm not going to get into the complete and utter disaster that 78 is. I'll keep my grief and anguish to myself. The fact that I have to click spacebar to get to the old (… (read more)

I'm not going to get into the complete and utter disaster that 78 is. I'll keep my grief and anguish to myself. The fact that I have to click spacebar to get to the old (vastly superior) dropdown list makes me irate. (This is the first time I've explored other programs outside of firefox in over 15 years.) So, I've done this, I've clicked spacebar on the address bar, I can now see my old list of recent or popular, or whatever sites that I frequent the most. But now there's this completely worthless "Search with..." at the top. I've deleted all but one of these search options from the "One-Click Search" in options, but it won't let me delete the last one. I don't need another place to search or something else that I quite frankly don't need in my way. At the top of the search page under options there's this neat little feature called "Search Bar" It's insanely brilliant, I use it all the time. sits right next to the address bar, simple, easy, functional. When I click on the address bar itself, It's all ready for me to search, again, brilliant. Why do I need a 3rd option to get to the same thing?

How do I remove the one-click search from appearing in the address bar dropdown?

Asked by darthno2 6 days ago

Virtru secure emailing

I use Virtru to send confidential information through email. When I tried to set it up through Firefox, I was told that they don't support it. Has that changed? I defaul… (read more)

I use Virtru to send confidential information through email. When I tried to set it up through Firefox, I was told that they don't support it. Has that changed? I default to using Chrome most of the time because it does support it. Thanks

Asked by rhea77 5 days ago

How we can change the shortcuts in Firefox ??

I'm using Firefox since 6 years and I don't see a shortcuts customize page. I love you're app and I can't tell myself that you haven't turned on this feature. SO WHERE IS… (read more)

I'm using Firefox since 6 years and I don't see a shortcuts customize page.

I love you're app and I can't tell myself that you haven't turned on this feature.

SO WHERE IS SHE ???

(I do this post because I add the extension "Multi Account Container" and they add the shortcut CMD SHIFT + to open new Personal Container. But I use CMD SHIFT + to zoom on my window, so when I want zoom he open new tab.)

Thanks you

Asked by Melvynx 4 days ago

Tops sites will change if I don't update as soon as new version

My settings should not allow any changes to 'Top Sites' yet FF (currently 78.0.2) will change my sties w/o permission. This seems to happen if a new version becomes avail… (read more)

My settings should not allow any changes to 'Top Sites' yet FF (currently 78.0.2) will change my sties w/o permission. This seems to happen if a new version becomes available and I don't immediately update to it. Should not happen.

How can I solve for this when the settings already should make it impossible? This 'auto change' won't hose my bookmarks, it's relatively minor since it keeps some of my top sites. But it's really odd. I use only uBlock Origin, the rest is plain vanilla.

Thank you.

Asked by Mac291 3 days ago

Themes don't change home page every time I close then open Firefox

Hello. As the title states, themes don't seem to be working as they should. If I apply the theme, and it changes the tab bar, and it will change the home page as it shou… (read more)

Hello. As the title states, themes don't seem to be working as they should. If I apply the theme, and it changes the tab bar, and it will change the home page as it should. After I close and then re-open Firefox, however, the home page goes back to being un-themed, despite (as far as I can tell) everything else that should be affected by the theme still being themed. I am using the official dark theme that comes with the browser, and the only extensions that I have that should affect it are Dark Reader and Firefox Color, though the problem still occurs with them disabled. My other extensions are listed in the "Installed Plugins" part. The issue seems to happen on both Kubuntu and Windows. Thank you for reading. EDIT: I tried without Color, and it worked. I think it was applying an old theme I made on Color that looked like the dark theme but with a white start page. Sorry for the mistake on my end.

Asked by louisgarbour 6 days ago

Down arrow no longer brings up browser history in address bar.

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access … (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access my most-used sites. Upon updating last night, I discovered that I can no longer do this. When I press the down key, nothing happens. To get the same result I'm used to, I have to press the space bar, but I've been doing this a certain way for several years and the motion is completely ingrained in me. If I turn Top Sites back on in the options, the drop-down list will open upon pressing the down key, but that of course only brings up the Top Sites. That's not what I want. I tried rolling back to the previous version, 77.0.1, but that didn't fix anything. If I create a new profile, the problem persists. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I know it sounds like an extremely minor issue, and maybe that's true, but I just want to use my browser the way I like using it. I'd appreciate any help/input.

Also, I suppose I should mention that I didn't make any changes to my preferences prior to this issue.

Asked by ZombieToast 6 days ago

Video Autoplay blocking does not work Android 68.10.1

I switched to Firefox to allow video autoplay blocking. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to get this feature working on my Samsung tablet (Android OS). I am using Firefox 6… (read more)

I switched to Firefox to allow video autoplay blocking. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to get this feature working on my Samsung tablet (Android OS). I am using Firefox 68.10.1

Am I doing something wrong? or does this feature not work? thanks

Asked by mldcmd2004 5 days ago

Stop auto refresh warn

I was trying to stop websites from reloading pages automatically so i setted: accessibility.blockautorefresh = true and browser.meta_refresh_when_inactive.disabled =true.… (read more)

I was trying to stop websites from reloading pages automatically so i setted: accessibility.blockautorefresh = true and browser.meta_refresh_when_inactive.disabled =true. Now many websites when loading , shows at the top of the page a warn strip: " Firefox prevented this page from automaticaly reloading " , and also there is an "allow" button. In the older Firefox versions it was a preference in about:preferences#advanced page: " warn me when websites try to redirect or relod the page " and i was kept it unticked , but now i can't find it. Is there any way to keep stopping websites from auto reloading , but not shown this annoying warn ?

Asked by duuejv 3 days ago

Status bar gone in firefox 78

Hello, My bottom bar disappeared in firefox 78 on Mac OS, and there is no "status bar show/hide" in the view menu. Do you know how to get it to show again ? this is very … (read more)

Hello, My bottom bar disappeared in firefox 78 on Mac OS, and there is no "status bar show/hide" in the view menu. Do you know how to get it to show again ? this is very annoying, i like to see what links my mouse hovers on to before clicking on them.

thank you

Asked by Patrice 3 days ago

why don't some Mac trackpad controls work in Firefox?

Mac trackpads (at least on my MBA running Sierra) have options for using the trackpad - like pinching or expanding with two fingers to zoom in or out, or smart zoom where… (read more)

Mac trackpads (at least on my MBA running Sierra) have options for using the trackpad - like pinching or expanding with two fingers to zoom in or out, or smart zoom where you double-tap with two fingers to zoom in. These don't work in Firefox - but I don't see how (or why) a browser should prevent using trackpad gestures that are part of the OS. My FF is up to date.

Asked by kapakahi 2 days ago

Change keyboard shortcut keys (specifically Cmd-Shift-P)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 (64-bit) on Mac OS 10.15.5. One of the main websites I use is based on Eclipse Theia which is essentially VS Code in the browser. It works fine… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 (64-bit) on Mac OS 10.15.5. One of the main websites I use is based on Eclipse Theia which is essentially VS Code in the browser. It works fine except that the main shortcut for Theia is Cmd-Shift-P and everytime I press it it opens a new private window. I need to change open new private window in Firefox to something else (Cmd-Shift-N ideally) to match Chrome so I can use Cmd-Shift-P as expected in Theia. I've tried searching the forum and the web but can't find the solution.

How do I make this happen?

Asked by Bill 2 days ago

Typing text into the address field triggers a search, even when the separate search field is enabled and the "address field search" is disabled in preferences

Since one of the last updates (currently using 78.0.2esr on mac), the address field doesn't behave as expected and not as it did before: For example, when I type "wiki.dt… (read more)

Since one of the last updates (currently using 78.0.2esr on mac), the address field doesn't behave as expected and not as it did before: For example, when I type "wiki.dtpd.loc" into the address field, Firefox should open this (local) Webpage. Instead, it triggers a Google search for the term "wiki.dtpd.loc". My Firefox is configured to show separate address and search fields, and NOT to use the address field for search suggestions, so this shouldn't happen.

It is annyoing, 'cause I can't access my local pages without alway prefixing them with http:// or https://

Is there a solution? Is it a bug?

Thanks ;-)

Asked by denzl 4 hours ago

Highlighting numbers with decimal points

Is it possible to set double-clicking on a number with a decimal place to highlight the whole number but also ignore currency symbols? Setting 'layout.word_select.stop_at… (read more)

Is it possible to set double-clicking on a number with a decimal place to highlight the whole number but also ignore currency symbols? Setting 'layout.word_select.stop_at_punctuation' in about:config to false ignores the decimal place but includes the currency symbol, which I don't want.

Thanks

Asked by leocrawford92 2 hours ago