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The new update removed lines between the tabs. How do I get them back?

With the latest update, my tabs are now a complete blank space with tiny little words. How can I get something back, like a border, to define them again? Thanks for you… (read more)

With the latest update, my tabs are now a complete blank space with tiny little words. How can I get something back, like a border, to define them again? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Azalea Grove 1 year ago

Answered by pg_78 1 year ago

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Tab and menu bar background color.

My tab bar and menu bar background is white. I have the latest FF version and I hear it should be black but it isn't. It used to be but I may have changed something and l… (read more)

My tab bar and menu bar background is white. I have the latest FF version and I hear it should be black but it isn't. It used to be but I may have changed something and lost it?

How do I make it black for ease of visibility - but not the web pages (just the upper bars). I have searched for hours and none of the answers either match what to do, or work.

Asked by klezw 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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WhatsApp chat not invoking from Firefox android

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to … (read more)

In previous version of Firefox (the one with regular tabbed browsing for normal and private browsing) if use https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0919848012345, I used to get a button continue chat and clicking on it used to take me to WhatsApp directly. Not the button directing me to an WhatsApp page asks me install :(. Also selecting the URL used to give me WhatsApp app icon along with cut copy paste options, which also used to direct me to WhatsApp. Now that icon is missing. The same is working on chrome on the same mobile. Firefox version : 89.1.1 (Build #2015812947) AC: 75.0.22, 5204f4025 GV: 89.0-20210527174632 AS: 74.0.1

Attaching pics : 1. Firefox showing message that WhatsApp isn't installed 2.selecting URL doesn't show WhatsApp option 5. On Chrome, Clicking on chat button directs me to WhatsApp. 3,4. On different mobile with same version of Firefox, Selecting URL shows option to open and clicking on it gives option of whatsapp

Asked by gayatriaditya.italypics 1 year ago

Answered by Dutch Dummie 1 year ago

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White text on white background

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white backgr… (read more)

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white background. The text is there, I can highlight it. I am using latest Firefox release as suggested by auto update. This white on white issue is regardless of selected Theme, even in dark theme it is white on white. Please have a look at the attached screenshots.

Asked by waldektroc 1 year ago

Answered by waldektroc 1 year ago

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What content is required in userChrome.css to move the tabs bar under all other bars?

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does N… (read more)

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does NOT move the Tabs Bar below the Bookmarks Bar. The Bookmarks Bar appears to be overwritten and blank, and occupies space below the Menu Bar, Navigation Bar, and Tabs Bar. This empty space separates the three bars which are implemented and the content of the currently-selected tab below it.

Currently, my userChrome.css file is a copy posted by Corel-10 (?): __________________________________________________________________________________________________

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */
/* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */
/* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* TABS: below nav-bar - Firefox 65 and newer - fixed 89+  */

/* ROOT -variables */
*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
  
  --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /*override density*/
  --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /*override default*/
}

/* TABS: below nav-bar  */
#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 10 !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1000 !important;
}

/* TABS: position */
#TabsToolbar {
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 100vw !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
}

/* navigator-toolbox: PADDING */
*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
  position: relative !important;
}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */
#tabbrowser-tabs,
#tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
#tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
  min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
}

/* TABS: APPEARANCE */
#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;
}

/* indicators - hide  */
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* window controls in full screen - hide*/
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* caption buttons on tab bar - hide */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar
 .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
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Evidently, the text editor for this website does several things to the above original text that, frankly, seem unnecessary and undesirable. The .CSS file is just an unformatted text file, so what is the problem with simply copying its contents and pasting it in to the body of this post?

Which is also to say that I do NOT have a clue as to what any line in the file is meant to do, what effect it has, why it is even in the file at all, or why it is written in the way that it is. So DO NOT tell me that I "CAN" create a Cascading Style Sheet on my own when I cannot even modify one that has been provided. 

On the face of it, something is missing from the above CSS text. What change needs to be made to the above content so that the Bookmark Bar will appear between the Navigation Bar and the Tabs Bar??

Thank-you very much for your time and attention to this request for assistance.

Asked by Blacklisted 1 year ago

Answered by DB-1 1 year ago

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How do I create a shortcut to launch the profile manager?

I know this is an obscure question but it would save time typing it all in each time. I would like to create a windows shortcut to launch the profile manager like so: "C:… (read more)

I know this is an obscure question but it would save time typing it all in each time.

I would like to create a windows shortcut to launch the profile manager like so:

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe -profilemanager" - but it says "the name specified in the target box is not valid. Make sure the filename and path are correct." It works fine without the -profilemanager part.

Maybe it would have to be a batch file I'm not sure.

Asked by RedXIII 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How do I roll back update?

Hello. I am vision impaired and the Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) does not delineate tabs in view any longer. Only the active tab shows the outline of the complete tab an… (read more)

Hello. I am vision impaired and the Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) does not delineate tabs in view any longer. Only the active tab shows the outline of the complete tab and I am having a terrible time seeing other tabs I wish to select. How do I return/restore former version of Firefox? Below are versions seen local on my workstation. Thank you for any help.

I had completed install of Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632)Details Installed on: June 1, 2021, 7:04:53 PMStatus: The Update was successfully installed


I require return to Firefox 88.0.1 (20210504152106)Details Installed on: May 10, 2021, 7:30:55 AMStatus: The Update was successfully installed

Asked by nerkalis 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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drop down menus went into dark mode

So I have been using a theme for Firefox for some time now, years, called Abstract Electric, makes the tool bar dark with a nice little streak of lightning or something. … (read more)

So I have been using a theme for Firefox for some time now, years, called Abstract Electric, makes the tool bar dark with a nice little streak of lightning or something. The tabs are dark but the drop down menus used to be white with black writing. Now this morning there was an update to Firefox and everything stayed the same except the drop down menus are now black with white writing. Can't figure out how to keep my theme which I like but put the drop down menus back to white with dark writing. I only want to change the drop down menus, not the color of the tabs or anything else, just want to put the drop down menus back to black on white

Asked by Ashkevron 1 year ago

Answered by satscout 1 year ago

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Auto Dark Mode feature on websites does not work

Somehow, the prefers-color-scheme: dark media query does not seem to behave correctly in my browser. I am using Firefox 89.0.2 on Windows 10 21H1 and even though I have s… (read more)

Somehow, the prefers-color-scheme: dark media query does not seem to behave correctly in my browser. I am using Firefox 89.0.2 on Windows 10 21H1 and even though I have set the system theme to dark (which Firefox's System Theme adapts to, the browser UI is dark), websites which usually adapt to it (like YouTube when set to follow the device theme) do not do so and are using the light theme regardless. This issue persists even in troubleshooting mode, so it does not seem to be related to any add-on I have installed.

Testing the same websites on Firefox Nightly (91.0a1) and Developer Edition (90.0b12), they behave as expected, adapting to my system's dark theme. The same had been the case when I had been using Firefox 88 (where it did not work as expected), while websites on Nightly and Developer Edition (versions 90 and 89, respectively) did behave as expected.

Is there some fix for this issue, some setting that is supposed to be tweaked, or can a fix be expected in an upcoming release?

Asked by Bonzai Incorporated 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How do I force Desktop Mode for all websites? Every Time.

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen s… (read more)

Most mobile sites are of a lower quality than their desktop counterparts. Less features and constant requests to download unnecessary apps are annoying and waste screen space. How do I force the Firefox app to only open desktop sites?

Because when I do the toggle bar it only works for one tab and when I open links to new tabs, it switches them back to the mobile version. Which for some sites that prevents me from being able to read or access things because the mobile version switches to a page that is just a prompt to download the app and clicking the desktop toggle doesn't bring me back to the page I wanted.

I saw there used to be an addon that would have been useful. It's dead now. Is there any useful replacement add on? Any convenient workarounds?

Asked by helpersea 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox 89 on Raspberry Pi - visual codec artifacts

Firefox 89 on my Raspberry Pi 4 is displaying what I'm guessing is a codec issue. Videos can be watched but the picture is corrupted by brightly coloured patches around a… (read more)

Firefox 89 on my Raspberry Pi 4 is displaying what I'm guessing is a codec issue. Videos can be watched but the picture is corrupted by brightly coloured patches around areas of detail.

Prior to the version 89 upgrade, version 88 was working perfectly.

I have Firefox 89 on a Raspberry Pi and a PC. On the PC it still works perfectly, on the Pi video is displayed badly.

On the Pi Firefox 89 is running under Ubuntu 21.04. On the PC Firefox 89 is running under Ubuntu 18.04

Am I alone in this or have others seen the same issue ?

Assuming I am not alone, does anybody have any idea what has gone wrong ?

Asked by vw 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I set a different home page and home button.

I want the home page to be blank when I open the browser, I want the home button to a URL. This was possible in older versions, and when you then updated the browser it … (read more)

I want the home page to be blank when I open the browser, I want the home button to a URL. This was possible in older versions, and when you then updated the browser it maintained this difference - if it was already set. I did that once but I don't remember how far back on versions that is an option. Is it possible to do this in 89? If not, how far back should I go to install, make my home page and home button settings, then update to the current version. Then we're all good.

If you could supply a link to the correct FF file (windows 10, 64bit) that would be even more good.

thanks

Asked by callingdoug 1 year ago

Answered by callingdoug 1 year ago

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Sharing a link via airdrop

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared… (read more)

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared and, although I read here that I could do that by right clicking the page, the option for SHARE does not appear. Can you please explain how to do this now? (I use a Mac).

Asked by findmariag 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox tab height

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from wher… (read more)

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from where it used to be in the settings. I've tried to search for an extension to fix this, but haven't managed to find one. What do you all suggest I do?

(I don't want to use Chrome. It takes so much RAM that I can't really run both Chrome & Discord at the same time, let alone anything else with it.)

Thank you!

Asked by seandbreslin 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How do I disable the floating tabs that come with the 89.0 update

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The pro… (read more)

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The proton design is disappointing all around but these tabs are unacceptable.

Asked by Sage 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can't access some website.

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still w… (read more)

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still work,pls help me.

Asked by Trung Kiên 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Best fonts for different sizes

I am an older Firefox user and I often find myself enlarging and decreasing size of fonts on different websites to make them readable. Lately I notice I am having trouble… (read more)

I am an older Firefox user and I often find myself enlarging and decreasing size of fonts on different websites to make them readable. Lately I notice I am having trouble with the fonts I am using so I need advice. What are the good fonts to use for Firefox? Also, what is the setting to adjust the fonts Firefox uses in the toolbars and address bar?

I am currently using as follows: Default: MIcrosoft Sans Serif (I like the clean lines of a sans serif, but I'm not wedded to any particular one. ) Size: 10 Proportional: Sans Serif Serif: Newsreader Sans Serif: MIcrosoft Sans Serif Monospace: Lucida Sans Font size: 10 Minimum size: 9

The problem I am having is that text in the address bar is often unreadable due to artifacts that look like a digital font, you know, the blocks? If I highlight the URL inside, the artifacts clear up. I reinstalled Firefox but that problem didn't go away. I need to know which font Firefox uses for that area before I can even begin to try to fix it. Any font suggestions are also welcome. I particularly would like fonts that are readable in many sizes and free of flourishes.

By the way, I chose the image of Google News because I also have trouble with alt text showing, I can't figure out how to get rid of that so any ideas are welcome. It's just Google.

Asked by tlshell 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Get user agent string from console

I open the terminal (I'm using FreeBSD) and I run: `firefox --help` and I get a lot of command line options. However there seems to be no way to simply get the user agent… (read more)

I open the terminal (I'm using FreeBSD) and I run: `firefox --help` and I get a lot of command line options. However there seems to be no way to simply get the user agent string. This is kind of annoying because I might want to plug the current version of my Firefox browser in some automated scripts. At the moment I need to open Firefox, then go to the console and type in: `window.navigator.userAgent` copy the string manually and paste it wherever I want to use it. It would be really nice if there could be an extra option to the `firefox` command, like: `firefox --user-agent` that prints this information in the console. Maybe there's a way, if it is it must be really hidden because I couldn't find relevant information on how to do it.

Kind regards, Lucas.

Asked by liendolucas84 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago