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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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How to restore the blue star bookmark button in URL bar

Hi, I deleted my "save bookmark" little star (that turns blue) in the URL bar. I have tried various options to restore it, but cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the a… (read more)

Hi, I deleted my "save bookmark" little star (that turns blue) in the URL bar. I have tried various options to restore it, but cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the advice to go to "customize" and drag and drop the option, but the option does not exist in there (as per this question posted about 5 years ago)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1076141

Also watched this video, but again, the star he sees present in the customize options, does not exist for me. Perhaps it does not exist anymore at all in newer versions of Firefox. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtsMaYzxPq0

How do I restore the star?

As an aside, I really wish that, when yo click on the star button, it wouldn't come up with a tiny "keyhole" size window in which to save my bookmarks, insert tag/search words for future searches etc. I have a huge range of saved web pages, and I rely heavily on being able to search my library of bookmarks using these key search words. It would be best if the full blown Bookmark window popped up whenever you saved a bookmark, and you could put in all your search words/phrases etc. A Description entry point would be useful too, eg "Aunt Sally might like these flowers for her birthday, I was thinking of the blue ones". Just some feedback on an otherwise really solid browser, thank you.

Asked by Witenite 6 months ago

Last reply by Witenite 5 months ago

View source code

In the latest versions, the ability to view the source code of the page has disappeared. Using a prefix "view-source:" doesn't work either. How do I view the source code … (read more)

In the latest versions, the ability to view the source code of the page has disappeared. Using a prefix "view-source:" doesn't work either.

How do I view the source code now?

Asked by Val_Ery 5 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 months ago

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about.config

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in opt… (read more)

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in options but nothing works.

Firefox 82.0.2

Asked by charlesyalden 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar Shortcut CONTROL + SHIFT + B

When I used CONTROL + SHIFT + B it opens the bookmarks window, when the documentation says it should toggle the visibility of the bookmarks boolbar. I'm on 83.0 64-bit on… (read more)

When I used CONTROL + SHIFT + B it opens the bookmarks window, when the documentation says it should toggle the visibility of the bookmarks boolbar. I'm on 83.0 64-bit on Win10. I've also got FF Dev Edn (84.0b8 64-bit) and this shortcut works fine. I've tried refreshing Firefox profile/settings from the Help/Troubleshooting menu. Anything else I can try to get this working?

Asked by Lukas 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Trying to rid browser of some items

When opening a new tab and clicking inside the address section, there are sites that come up such as YouTube.com, Twitter.com, Facebook.com, Reddit.com. I want to rid my … (read more)

When opening a new tab and clicking inside the address section, there are sites that come up such as YouTube.com, Twitter.com, Facebook.com, Reddit.com.

I want to rid my browser of all of these options.

See picture attached.

How do I remove these so they no longer show?

Asked by sgtparkhurst 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Printer not always using the default PDF printer

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. I… (read more)

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. It doesn't happen all the time, but it happens. My options screen still shows Adobe as the default printer mode. So, I don't understand why this is happening. I look forward to anyone's comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 1 month ago

Last reply by xian 5 days ago

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Firefox 86: change print margin unit from inch to millimeters

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see scr… (read more)

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see screenshot, in German). In previous versions, it was possible to set the unit in the prefs by changing "print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_size_unit". Value 0 meant imperial units, value 1 meant metric units. This entry does no longer exist.

There is still the entry "print.printer_printername.print_paper_size_unit" for every printer that's installed. Those values are all set to 1 in my case but this doesn't seem to have any effect.

So how can I set the margins of printed pages in millimeters instead of inches?

Asked by mrmustard1 1 month ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 1 month ago

Missing Backspace functionality

Why did Firefox developers simply disable "Backspace" instead of making it a selection in "Settings"? I understand why some users can't stay "focused" and lose typed dat… (read more)

Why did Firefox developers simply disable "Backspace" instead of making it a selection in "Settings"? I understand why some users can't stay "focused" and lose typed data, but the rest of us really like the backspace function to go back a page.

Yes you can re-enable it (& I did so) using "About:Config" but that's akin to REGEDIT and not for the faint of heart...

Am I going to have to make this edit every time FF Updates? and on each of my PCs?

Asked by glenktn 1 week ago

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Global Inbox

Hi, I've just downloaded Thunderbird on MacOS Catalina. I have added two separate email accounts. I want to be able to see all email in one inbox (not a unified inbox whi… (read more)

Hi, I've just downloaded Thunderbird on MacOS Catalina. I have added two separate email accounts. I want to be able to see all email in one inbox (not a unified inbox which still sorts into two separate sub-inboxes). I have checked under Account Settings>Server Settings. There is no advanced option under Message Storage which is where I have read the enable global inbox option should be listed.

Can anyone assist? Thank you, Kirsty

Asked by mac22 1 week ago

Answered by Matt 1 week ago

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How do I display read and unread message counts by default in all folders, after upgrade to v68.90

I recently upgraded to v68.90. Whereas previously, by default, my folder structure showed the read and unread message count in every folder and subfolder. Initially there… (read more)

I recently upgraded to v68.90. Whereas previously, by default, my folder structure showed the read and unread message count in every folder and subfolder. Initially there were no message counts. I deleted every *msf file from my profile and restarted Thunderbird. No change. Any ideas?

Asked by seb9 1 week ago

Answered by seb9 6 days ago

Question about how to cancel on webmail ONLY

Good day, There ! Just began to utilize Thunderbird : many excellent aspects ! I'm very grateful to original Giver and Any of you "following". But : my FIRST need about… (read more)

Good day, There !

Just began to utilize Thunderbird : many excellent aspects ! I'm very grateful to original Giver and Any of you "following".

But : my FIRST need about having such technical help is

to save messages though without getting to full-up of the webmail account

( an address which is small-room-for-free, and I can't extend it or get a payed larger one since don't possess any money account WHEREVER ) : how can I remove, cancel, either the single message AND A FULL FOLDER on the webmail site ONLY ? . . . how can I keep solely the recorded message offline ? . . . the file or folder which exists on Thunderbird = pc's hard-disc only ?

Thank you for your altruistic time of help ( I give this "direction" of time in other fields, by full physical person ; and should/would you need any information, words-help, about "Natural growing and eating food, Sustainable land-cares, Principles of universal truth", and want to "reap" for this first-giving of yours you're offering "here", don't hesitate to email me ).

Best clarity Raffaelemaria ..15 : 00 re-edited ..15 : 17 2021 4 6

Asked by raffaelemaria.in.ver 1 week ago

Last reply by timo16 1 week ago

Cannot enable Pocket on Firefox for Windows

Hi there, I wanted to sync my reading list via Pocket between multiple devices. On my iOS devices, this works fine but I cannot enable Pocket for Firefox on my Windows la… (read more)

Hi there,

I wanted to sync my reading list via Pocket between multiple devices. On my iOS devices, this works fine but I cannot enable Pocket for Firefox on my Windows laptop. In about:config the setting for extensions.pocket.enabled is set false and is greyed out, so I cannot change it. I checked about:profiles and found two profiles, one in root and one in local directory. The one in the root directory has a prefs.js file, where extensions.pocket.enabled is apparently set to true (contrary to what is said in about:config).

I have done some googling but couldn't figure out why I cannot change the setting in about:config. I would very much appreciate your help. My laptop has Windows 10 and Firefox is of version 87.0. The laptop has an enterprise environment, so maybe some app or default setting is blocking the settings. However, I don't know what to look for, but I am granted admin rights to make changes if necessary.

Many thanks in advance.

Best, Nicolas

Asked by nicbanjo 1 week ago

Last reply by nicbanjo 1 week ago