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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

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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

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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

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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

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Search Engine support is not free.

I front what you promise. Here's a quote: "Firefox - the independent browser, supported by the non-profit Mozilla". I am going to set up a default search engine with the… (read more)

I front what you promise. Here's a quote: "Firefox - the independent browser, supported by the non-profit Mozilla".

I am going to set up a default search engine with the URL myself.

Please explain me how to set http://blackle.com/ as default search engine. Without using the home button or an existing bookmark every time.

Asked by Lucky Number Slevin 6 days ago

Answered by tjn21 6 days ago

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Search shortcuts - "This time, search with" requires second click to confirm

Hi, The alternate search shortcuts are an excellent feature. Prior to a recent Firefox update, I was able to enter a search term and click once on one of the alternate se… (read more)

Hi, The alternate search shortcuts are an excellent feature. Prior to a recent Firefox update, I was able to enter a search term and click once on one of the alternate search engine icons to perform the search with that engine.

Currently, I need to click the icon, e.g. Wikipedia, and confirm the request by pressing Enter or clicking the new item in the entry in the address bar drop-down, "Search with Wikipedia" (screenshot attached).

Is there an item in the about:config settings to revert this change and perform this search with a single click on the icon?

Thank you.

Asked by futurenow8 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Hide tab bar when only one tab open.

Hello, I am looking for a way to hide my tab bar when there is only one tab open. I almost found the solution there: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1297983 B… (read more)

Hello,

I am looking for a way to hide my tab bar when there is only one tab open. I almost found the solution there: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1297983 But it is not exactly what i am looking for. This solution hides the tab but not the tab bar it self. I mean it leaves some black empty space because i use dark theme.

I kept looking for a solution to hide the container. I found this one: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1271391 The problem is: this solution hides all the time the tab bar. No maters how many tabs opened.

I experimented mixing these two solution. I have try:

  1. tabbrowser-tabs tab[first-visible-tab="true"][last-visible-tab="true"] + #mainwindow:not([tabsintitlebar="true"]) #TabsToolbar {
 visibility: collapse;

}

I tried the other way around, with "#mainwindow" first. I tried without the "+" sign. But none worked out.

Asked by Gregory-F 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Disable update popup?

Users have been complaining about update nags for several years, and when a solution is found via about:config, Mozilla typically puts a spanner in the works and deletes … (read more)

Users have been complaining about update nags for several years, and when a solution is found via about:config, Mozilla typically puts a spanner in the works and deletes the relevant config items like 'app.update.silent', 'app.update.doorhanger... etc.

I just want to remove the popup, not the ability to update. I'll update when I'm good and ready, and I don't need a popup each and every day nagging me to do so.

If Mozilla must ape Chrome, then aping Chrome's non-nagging update policy would be a good move.

FF 85.0.2

Asked by Jason 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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global email folder

I have Thunderbird 78.8.0 installed and want to add a global email folder for all my email accounts. The help directions don't seem to match with what I see in the progra… (read more)

I have Thunderbird 78.8.0 installed and want to add a global email folder for all my email accounts. The help directions don't seem to match with what I see in the program. Any help to add this folder is appreciated.

Douig

Asked by doerth 5 days ago

Answered by Matt 4 days ago

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how to get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)?

Hi there, How can I get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)? It was displaying until recently, and then mysteriously just went away. I … (read more)

Hi there, How can I get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)? It was displaying until recently, and then mysteriously just went away. I really need that "Simplify Page" option to display always (whether active or grayed-out). Any suggestions? Cheers, Stephen Gareau

Asked by sgareauca 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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PDF viewer in tab

When I go to a web page which is a PDF, the web page used to load as a PDF. Now there are 2 tabs, one is blank and has an address which refers to the PDF location, and th… (read more)

When I go to a web page which is a PDF, the web page used to load as a PDF. Now there are 2 tabs, one is blank and has an address which refers to the PDF location, and the other is a PDF saved to the Temp folder (eg. file:///C:/Users/USER/AppData/Local/Temp/some_PDF.pdf)

My preference is: www.some_website/some_PDF.pdf

This is because I save the tabs, and the next time I use Firefox, the temporary PDF is not loaded anymore. As well, I prefer 1 tab instead of 2.

Where is the setting to adjust?

Asked by moz_spt 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Menu toolbar font

I wish to make the Menu toolbar font bold and perhaps a bit bigger. How do I do this? Also less importantly the background color used to be set by my Walnut theme which i… (read more)

I wish to make the Menu toolbar font bold and perhaps a bit bigger. How do I do this?

Also less importantly the background color used to be set by my Walnut theme which is now defunct and replaced by a partial theme with a white background. I would like to change that as well.

See how nice my old TB looked?

Now on Windows 10 2004 and new TB .

Asked by Bugzilla3 3 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 days ago

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startup page

Firefox for Android, ver 86.1.1. How to I load a blank search page, instead of the last tab used? There is no related option in Settings-Advanced, as described in some a… (read more)

Firefox for Android, ver 86.1.1. How to I load a blank search page, instead of the last tab used? There is no related option in Settings-Advanced, as described in some advice posts.

Asked by stevenflint10 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

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startup page

Firefox for Android, ver 86.1.1. How to I load a blank search page, instead of the last tab used? There is no related option in Settings-Advanced, as described in some a… (read more)

Firefox for Android, ver 86.1.1. How to I load a blank search page, instead of the last tab used? There is no related option in Settings-Advanced, as described in some advice posts.

Asked by stevenflint10 3 days ago

Answered by Seburo 3 days ago

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How to have 3 separate tabs at startup but just one tab when I click HOME icon in Firefox browser bar?

Here's all I want. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. When I start Mozilla Firefox I want it to open with three tabs... ❶ https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.html ❷ ht… (read more)

Here's all I want. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. When I start Mozilla Firefox I want it to open with three tabs... ❶ https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/reference/unicode.htmlhttps://messages.google.com/web/conversations

From then on, when I click on the home button, I only want the tab/page I'm viewing to switch to this page... https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/favorites/index.html

Is Firefox capable of doing this? (Chrome is, but got WAY too slow recently...to a point I couldn't take it anymore.) Right now if I use those three pages for startup, the home button opens a new session in all three pages, which makes no sense to me. I need to be able to specify different & separate pages for "startup" and "home." I'm old so I'm probably just looking at the interface wrong.

Thanks!

Asked by TimeStopper 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago