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clicking on a page while scrolling animation plays

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last u… (read more)

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last update-this feature was gone, why?

Asked by sorockin.danya2014 2 years ago

Answered by sorockin.danya2014 1 year ago

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New wider address bar

I do not like this wide address bar and need to go back to classic look. I tried some links on this support but it does not help. I would also like to to have to reset my… (read more)

I do not like this wide address bar and need to go back to classic look. I tried some links on this support but it does not help. I would also like to to have to reset my preferences after each update. My version is 83.0 on Windows 7.

Thanks

Asked by phil.cote 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox closes and reopens constantly without any error messages

Hello! I need help on a very strange problem I had recently with my Firefox. I have Firefox 83.0 64-bit installed on my Windows 7 Home Basic desktop PC. Some time after m… (read more)

Hello! I need help on a very strange problem I had recently with my Firefox. I have Firefox 83.0 64-bit installed on my Windows 7 Home Basic desktop PC. Some time after maybe version 81 and above, I noticed that my Firefox randomly closes and reopens without showing any error messages. I noticed that the most consistent time this phenomenon happens is when I turn on my PC and start Firefox, it almost always closes and reopens, sometimes even more than once. It acts like the browser crashed, but the weird thing is it doesn't show any error message saying that the browser crashed. Once I opened Firefox at least once after I turn on my PC, even if I manually closed it and reopen it later, it will not crash on Firefox startup, it will probably only crash again after I restarted my PC and open Firefox. Also rarely, Firefox randomly closes and reopens whenever I browser whatever website with no reason whatsoever, but this only happens 3 out of 10 times.

I opened Troubleshooting Information to look for clues on what might be causing this, and I noticed "Launcher Process" is "Disabled due to failure". I am not sure what that means though, but I have a feeling this might be related somehow?

If anyone has any idea on what's going on, please help me. Thanks!

Asked by mario62746 1 year ago

Answered by mario62746 1 year ago

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How to disable that mouse thumb buttons trigger "previous page" and "next page" in Firefox?

I really want to disable that Firefox uses the mouse thumb buttons 4 and 5 as "previous page" and "next page" commands. Example: Sometimes I study/play for hours a chess … (read more)

I really want to disable that Firefox uses the mouse thumb buttons 4 and 5 as "previous page" and "next page" commands.

Example: Sometimes I study/play for hours a chess problem on https://tactics.chessbase.com/de/Solve but as soon the page gets reloaded it will be a new chess problem - no way to go back!

Somebody wrote a solution to disable the backspace key (on keyboard) triggering the "previous page" command, assuming the mouse thumb button 4 would be used by Firefox as backspace key. Unfortunately this assumption proofed to be wrong. The solution only disabled the backspace key to trigger the "previous page" command, but the mouse thumb buttons STILL DO TRIGGER the "previous page" and "next page" commands.

Where can I disable the mouse thumb buttons in Firefox - without disable the thumb buttons entirely in the Logitec software?

Asked by Mark 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Refresh wiped out CSS file for Tabs on Bottom, again V 84.0.2

As stated above, tabs are back on top... ugh. Windows 7, FF 84.0.02 Made a chrome folder in profile folder made userChrome.css file latest css I could find /* TABS: bo… (read more)

As stated above, tabs are back on top... ugh. Windows 7, FF 84.0.02 Made a chrome folder in profile folder made userChrome.css file

latest css I could find

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and newer */

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

#TabsToolbar {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1000 !important;
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 100vw !important;
}

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

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

/* Firefox 65-73 */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"]):not([sizemode="maximized"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar{
  bottom: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  padding-top: calc(var(--tab-min-height) - 20px) !important; /*adjust*/
}

/* TABS: height */
*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
  --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /*adjust or omit to use density*/
}

*|*:root #tabbrowser-tabs {
  --tab-min-width: 80px !important; /*adjust or omit to use default*/
}

#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*omit*/
  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 hide*/
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* caption buttons - hide */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar
 .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}

Restarted and still tabs on top ! argh TIA Jeff

Asked by lajefz 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How Do I Disable Password Manager/Now Firefox Lockwise?

I am one who never has and never intends to have any passwords saved or otherwise stored on any browser/website/app. Firefox prompts one to make a choice to do so or not … (read more)

I am one who never has and never intends to have any passwords saved or otherwise stored on any browser/website/app. Firefox prompts one to make a choice to do so or not via a drop-down box offering choices "Allow", "Don't Allow" and "Never Allow". In spite of my repeated responses by clicking on "Never Allow", I am always, perpetually annoyed by being continually confronted with the same drop-down box...which tells me that "Never" does not in fact mean what it should.

If anyone can help me with any information directing me to a specific step or series of steps I can make to completely disable Password Manager/Firefox Lockwise...I would be extremely grateful. It is yet another unfortunate reality of our "new collective normal" when we simply must engage the digital world that utterly disregards it actual negative impacts on flesh and blood.

What can I do to make this annoying and utterly useless drop-down box go away...forever...as in, appear "Never Again?"

Asked by gregcovy 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Endless Update Loop - Firefox 84.0.1

My Firefox 84 is now in an endless loop with updates. It asked me to download an update from version 84.0.1. After Firefox closes, installs updates, and restarts, it come… (read more)

My Firefox 84 is now in an endless loop with updates.

It asked me to download an update from version 84.0.1.

After Firefox closes, installs updates, and restarts, it comes back asking me to update again.

The cycle continues and the updates never complete.

In the Help...About box, the button is still there "Restart to Update Firefox".

I'm using 32-bit Windows 7.

Images attached.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Asked by Slouch 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Failed Firefox migration Win 7 to Win 10

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, … (read more)

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, located active profile in old Win 7 machine, copied to USB stick. Closed Firefox on new machine, navigated to Profiles folder, copied the Win 7 file to it and deleted the existing file. Tried to start Firefox, got 'Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible'. Fiddled round a bit, finally uninstalled Firefox from the new machine and downloaded it again. Got the same error message, now no Firefox at all after carefully following such instructions as I could find. What the f*ck am I doing wrong? A year or so ago I transferred the Win 7 profile successfully to a Win 10 laptop. What has gone wrong now? Any suggestions most welcome.

Asked by chestersplace 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Firefox won't ask me for permission to use the camera in Google Meet

So when I try to use Google Meet, it asks me for permission to use the microphone but no sign of camera. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance! I am using Firefox Nightly versi… (read more)

So when I try to use Google Meet, it asks me for permission to use the microphone but no sign of camera. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance!

I am using Firefox Nightly version 86.0a1, if that's helpful.

Asked by ilovegrene 1 year ago

Answered by ilovegrene 1 year ago

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Printing

What happened to the print preview and print options? They just changed on my system. I can no longer print the page as viewed on my screen. Options are hard to change an… (read more)

What happened to the print preview and print options? They just changed on my system. I can no longer print the page as viewed on my screen. Options are hard to change and image is cut off.

Asked by dreherruth 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Google Calendar suddenly not working in Firefox

Three computers running current version of Firefox. All have a longstanding bookmark for Google Calendar. Starting this morning, when I click on the bookmark, Calendar go… (read more)

Three computers running current version of Firefox. All have a longstanding bookmark for Google Calendar. Starting this morning, when I click on the bookmark, Calendar goes into a "loading" mode and will not load. However, when I open Gmail using the same sign-in I can access the calendar in the right pane of the Gmail page. But when I try to open the calendar in a new tab, the same "loading" issue happens and I can't see a full page calendar. Two computers run on Windows 10, one on Windows 7. All three computers have the same problem which has never happened before. I have tried adjusting Firefox privacy settings on each computer to no avail. I run a Malwarebytes VPN and have tried turning that off, but have the same result. I don't think this is a Google problem because the right pane calendar opens fine when I open Gmail. I also tried this in Microsoft Edge on the two Windows 10 computers and the calendar opens fine. The calendar data also opens fine in third party ios calendar apps. So I'm at a loss about what to try next.

Asked by ynkyword 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox doesn't let google and social networks remember me

Hi! One "happy" day Firefox suggested me to secure my privacy, I clicked "yes" and since this day I need to enter for all my accounts all logs and paswords each time I op… (read more)

Hi! One "happy" day Firefox suggested me to secure my privacy, I clicked "yes" and since this day I need to enter for all my accounts all logs and paswords each time I open Firefox. Despite Firefox autocomplete logs and passwords I waste a lot of time for it especialy with two factors veryfication. How I can roll this function back to old happy time when google and social networks remember my browser and I just open it in one click? Changing settings on privacy and security page doesn't help. Please help me cause i can't find any relevant information anywhere.

Asked by omhohom 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago