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F6 does not "Focus Search Field in Library" any longer?

Hello, when in the library, pressing F6 is meant to "Focus Search Field". This is documented at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-ta… (read more)

Hello, when in the library, pressing F6 is meant to "Focus Search Field". This is documented at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly

However, since a recent update this no longer works. Instead, pressing F6 now switches the keyboard focus to the lefthand tree pane. A further press of shift+tab is needed to move to the search box.

My questions are: Has F6 stopped jumping to the library search box for anyone else? If so, was this a deliberate design choice? Does anyone know of an alternate keyboard shortcut to jump to the searchbox? Finally, is there anyway to revert to the old F6 behaviour?

Even if you can only answer the first question that would help, so I can determine whether or not it is just my Firefox. Although I have already tested in a brand new profile with the same results.

Thanks.

Asked by TechHorse 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Custom Firefox Zoom Values (e.g. 75%, 85%)

Hey guys, I saw in the following post that I can modify the zoom values of Firefox to custom values of my choosing (e.g. 75%, 85%): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/qu… (read more)

Hey guys,

I saw in the following post that I can modify the zoom values of Firefox to custom values of my choosing (e.g. 75%, 85%):

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1201469

I followed the instructions but it did not work for me. Yes, I did save the changes I made, and I completely closed & reopened Firefox, but the changes I made have not been applied for some reason. Please see the attached image.

I would have ask the question in the aforementioned thread but it's been archived so I had to open a new one. Does anyone know why Firefox does not seem to recognize my custom values (.75, .85)? Thanks!

Asked by AJ 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Free Extension to View Mobile Layout and Fix Errors on WordPress Site in Firefox?

Hello Mozilla Community, I am looking for a free Firefox extension that can help me view the mobile layout of my website and identify errors to speed up the site. Additi… (read more)

Hello Mozilla Community,

I am looking for a free Firefox extension that can help me view the mobile layout of my website and identify errors to speed up the site. Additionally, I need an extension or tool that can help find and fix bugs on my WordPress site to enhance performance in the Firefox browser.

My website is [this site](https://topfollowapkguru.com), where I provide download links for my app. Ensuring the site loads quickly and is free of errors is crucial for providing a good user experience.

Could anyone recommend such extensions or tools available for Firefox? Any guidance or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you for your help!

Best regards, Durrani Zeeshan

Asked by Zeeshan Aslam Durrani 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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tb local folders

Can sks please explain purpose of local folders? I have 2 accounts with their own sets of folders, why do I need Local Folders as well? Desktop win 10 64 bit system. … (read more)

Can sks please explain purpose of local folders? I have 2 accounts with their own sets of folders, why do I need Local Folders as well? Desktop win 10 64 bit system.

Asked by pl.killow 2 months ago

Answered by david 2 months ago

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Change the text color of individual folders created on toolbar

Hello! I am using the following code (userChrome.css) to color the individual folders created on the toolbar and it works great; #PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[… (read more)

Hello! I am using the following code (userChrome.css) to color the individual folders created on the toolbar and it works great;

#PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="Music" i] {background-color: #ff0545 !important;}
#PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="NewsPapers" i] {background-color: #386bff !important;}
#PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="News Video" i] {background-color: #386bff !important;}
#PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="TV" i] {background-color: #ff1fc8 !important;}

What I am trying to find, is how to change the color of the individual folder name (text) from white to maybe black, yellow, etc.….

Any suggestion is appreciated. Regards,

Asked by lemo 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox displays the same name in the title bar for different profiles

In Linux Ubuntu I created 4 different launchers for 4 profiles. Firefox opens the different profiles correctly, but the name of Profile 4 is displayed in the title bar f… (read more)

In Linux Ubuntu I created 4 different launchers for 4 profiles.

Firefox opens the different profiles correctly, but the name of Profile 4 is displayed in the title bar for all windows. This causes confusion when I'm using the different profiles. Furthermore, the icon displayed in the icon bar is also the same for the 4 profiles, although I have configured a different icon for each profile. I ask for help as I need each instance to have its own name and icon displayed correctly.

The launchers look like this:

firefox-profile1.desktop: Name= Profile 1 Exec=firefox -P profile1 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile1.png

firefox-profile2.desktop Name=Profile 2 Exec=firefox -P profile2 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile2.png

firefox-profile3.desktop Name=Profile 3 Exec=firefox -P profile3 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile3.png

firefox-profile4.desktop Name=Profile 4 Exec=firefox -P profile4 --no-remote Icon=~/.local/share/icons/profile4.png

Asked by Alex 2 months ago

Answered by Alex 2 months ago

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Import Data from older Version

My system broke during an update. Now I want to import my old Firefox userdata, but everytime I try to use the old data firefox just forces the creation of a new profile?… (read more)

My system broke during an update. Now I want to import my old Firefox userdata, but everytime I try to use the old data firefox just forces the creation of a new profile?

Is it completely impossible to recover data not created with the same firefox version?

Asked by ff124 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Unable to pin private window to taskbar

Hello. When I open a private window and try to pin it to the taskbar, it instantly changes into the normal (non-private) Firefox icon and then only opens normal windows w… (read more)

Hello. When I open a private window and try to pin it to the taskbar, it instantly changes into the normal (non-private) Firefox icon and then only opens normal windows when I click on it. It's been like this since I reset Windows and reinstalled Firefox yesterday. I tried to reinstall it again but it still does this. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by ericoulange 3 months ago

Answered by ericoulange 3 months ago

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Prevent Firefox from closing - kiosk application

Hello! I would like to develop an application that runs continuously, say, at a panel found in a kiosk. I am considering designing it as a webpage that runs locally thro… (read more)

Hello!

I would like to develop an application that runs continuously, say, at a panel found in a kiosk. I am considering designing it as a webpage that runs locally through the browser but I would like to prevent the users from interacting with the OS or closing the tab and the browser. Is there a way to lock Firefox in full screen and hide the exit buttons? Alternatively, do you have another recommendation for development that is more appropriate, for instance a native app?

Thank you in advance for your help.

Asked by serendipity 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Yahoo Searches Opening in New Tab After Update

I have Yahoo as my home page and usually search from it starting out. I noticed, however, after the last update or two in the last week that when I hit search, it opens t… (read more)

I have Yahoo as my home page and usually search from it starting out. I noticed, however, after the last update or two in the last week that when I hit search, it opens the search results in a new tab. It didn't use to do this, but I can't find any Firefox option to make the searches stay in the existing tab. Can anyone help with this? I don't think it's Yahoo's settings, because I'm not signed into it. It seems like the Firefox update created this new behavior.

Asked by FireFoxFan1 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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How can I enable sound on pop-up blocked

Is there a way to enable sounds when the built in pop-up blocker blocks a pop-up or make the banner more noticeable? I often dont realize a pop-up has been blocked and ca… (read more)

Is there a way to enable sounds when the built in pop-up blocker blocks a pop-up or make the banner more noticeable? I often dont realize a pop-up has been blocked and cant figure out why I' not getting the new content

Asked by jpnyc 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How do I delete the automatic list that shows when I type a letter in the URL line please?

Hello, When I type a letter in the URL space, there is a drop down selection of previous sites I have used. Some contain names of people I have searched and I don't… (read more)

Hello,

When I type a letter in the URL space, there is a drop down selection of previous sites I have used. Some contain names of people I have searched and I don't want any embarrassment if said persons happen to use my PC. Is it possible to delete the list, or, perhaps better, delete the ones with names?

I'm using Windows 10 with FF x64.

Thanks.

Asked by Bonnie2 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Repeating "Welcome back" popup when starting Firefox

I have just upgraded to Firefox version 123. Now whenever I start Firefox on any of my profiles, it will immediately or almost immediately display a "Welcome back" popup … (read more)

I have just upgraded to Firefox version 123. Now whenever I start Firefox on any of my profiles, it will immediately or almost immediately display a "Welcome back" popup stating that "Here’s a quick reminder that you can keep your favorite indie browser just one click away." and provides a button to make the browser the default one. That's exceedingly annoying - I can understand that Firefox wants to notify my once in a while, but this happens at least once a day, probably more often than that. I looked over the source code and got that it is a "spotlight" feature, but I failed to find any settings that would turn it off. Any idea how can I disable this forever?

Asked by pepak 4 months ago

Answered by pepak 4 months ago

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cycling through previous typed chat messages with up and down arrow

Maybe my cat walked over a certain key and disabled something or the new version of firefox won't let me cycle through previous typed chat messages anymore. while streami… (read more)

Maybe my cat walked over a certain key and disabled something or the new version of firefox won't let me cycle through previous typed chat messages anymore. while streaming on twitch i have to repeat certain chat messages which i did by typing the up and down arrows. lately it doesn't work in firefox anymore (OBS has a chat box which still has this function tho) is there an option to disable/enable cycling through previously typed text and which key does that?

Asked by jack.co 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Server Synchronization Challenge

I have Thunderbird as my client on my primary home workstation as well as my traveling laptop. Each instance is configured exactly the same with regards to the four serv… (read more)

I have Thunderbird as my client on my primary home workstation as well as my traveling laptop. Each instance is configured exactly the same with regards to the four servers I use: Earthlink, GMail, Outlook and GMX. Each of those server/services is also identically configured with regards to these Server Settings: Leave Messages on the Server Until I Delete Them.

Each of the servers -- except GMail -- has the same behavior with regards to how it handles things when I click on the option to Get Messages, i.e., each server seems to be able to identify which of the clients has and which of the clients has not previously been served up with a newly arrived email. It will not send the same email to the same client more than once.

GMail is the exception. There I get what seems to be a first-come-first-served protocol. If I perform Get Messages on the laptop, I will get the email, but will not be able to get the email when I subsequently make the request from the workstation's Thunderbird instance. [Or, if the first request is made from the workstation instance, the laptop instance will never get the email.]

I realize that my usage pattern is rather unique, so it may well be that no one else has ever experienced this behavior, but if anyone has -- with regards to any email server, not just GMail -- and knows a work-around, I would appreciate the instruction.

And, in anticipation of one line of questioning, when I say that all four server/services are configured the same, I am indicating that I do work with GMail as a POP3 server, not IMAP. All my email content ultimately resides on my own hardware resources and is only temporarily resident on hardware provided by the server/service entity.

Asked by Terry Corbet 5 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 5 months ago

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Switch to tab

How to SWITCH TO TAB when i enter something in address bar and I have this page opened? When I search my question, I get answers like "how to DISABLE...", but I need to E… (read more)

How to SWITCH TO TAB when i enter something in address bar and I have this page opened? When I search my question, I get answers like "how to DISABLE...", but I need to ENABLE this feature. Firefox 122. When I type in Address bar something like "google.com" and I already have opened this site in another tab, I want FF to switch this tab instead open a new tab/window. How can I ENABLE this feature?

Asked by JonIrenicus 5 months ago

Answered by JonIrenicus 5 months ago