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Minimize Close button Disappears as firefox wears a Theme(Persona)

I have both Firefox 3.8.9 and firefox 4 beta 4 installed here. When i enabled a persona in firefox 3, it seems to have enabled also in Firefox 4. And in firefox 4, minim… (read more)

I have both Firefox 3.8.9 and firefox 4 beta 4 installed here. When i enabled a persona in firefox 3, it seems to have enabled also in Firefox 4. And in firefox 4, minimize close button have disappeared. Though i got them as soon as i enabled the default theme. I think it is a bug.

The persona firefox wore was: One Fine Day by Pixel Shader http://personas.stage.mozilla.com/en-US/persona/91484

Asked by smarty7 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Using Firefox 4.0 Beta 4. When I open a link in a new window, the web address does not show in the location bar. Why?

When I open a web page link in "a new window" the link opens, but the web page information does not appear in the location bar. It is blank. If I open the link in a ne… (read more)

When I open a web page link in "a new window" the link opens, but the web page information does not appear in the location bar. It is blank. If I open the link in a new tab, there is ho problem.

Further, if a open a link from the tab without a location in a new tab on the same window and then go back to the original tab, the location bar fills with the web address.

Have done this starting in several locations, so it not location dependent.

Asked by Sil Romero 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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auto completion in the address bar does not work well

Usually I have 2 tabs still open in the browser: gmail and hotmail. When I open a mew tab and I start typing in it one 'm' for login in facebook and open my MouseHunt pag… (read more)

Usually I have 2 tabs still open in the browser: gmail and hotmail. When I open a mew tab and I start typing in it one 'm' for login in facebook and open my MouseHunt page the auto completion feature deletes the 'm' I have typed and replaces it with the 'switch to tab' of gmail, placing directly in address bar 'https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inbox'. So the 'm' I've typed becomes magically an 'h' followed by the rest of address. I suggest to improve auto completion: if I type one 'm' auto complete it with an address that starts with that 'm' or with the part of an address that starts with that 'm'. One great idea (in my opinion) may be showing 'https://' in a box between the one with the 'Switch to tab:' text, next display, in the rest of the address bar, the 'm' I have typed followed by the trailing part of the predicted address, in this case it would be 'ail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inbox'. In this manner when I type the 'o' of mousehunt you can change the "prediction" and complete it in this manner: 'http://apps.facebook.com/mo|usehunt', where the square brackets identifies the box and the pipe ( | ) identifies the start of auto completion.

Asked by mickey_the_mouse 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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FF 4b5 Meu/Tab font does not follow Windows Settings

Hi There ! I'm running Win 7 64bit but with changed default system font. I've modified system configuration so instead "Sagoe UI" (or something like this) - which Win 7 u… (read more)

Hi There !

I'm running Win 7 64bit but with changed default system font. I've modified system configuration so instead "Sagoe UI" (or something like this) - which Win 7 uses as default font, I'm using MS Sans Serif.

Everything worked well with all previous FF 4 betas (1-4) but since I've installed Beta 5 - Firefox started using Strange font (not Sagoe, not MS Sans) in menus (even Firefox text on this ugly Orange button is displayed with this strange font).

Not only menu and menu items but also; texts on tabs, texts used in settings, texts in About, address bar, search bar ... entire FF4b5 Interface. Pages are displayed correctly.

In FF4b4 - everything worked well and FF followed system font. Beta 5 messed this up.

Any ideas how to force FF 4b5 to follow Win7 settings?

Thanks in advance !

Asked by tomaszupl 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Is ff-update.exe from * safe to install?

Hi, I have just received the following message: "You have chose to open ff-update.exe .... from: *. Would you like to save this file." I've never seen this message befor… (read more)

Hi,

I have just received the following message: "You have chose to open ff-update.exe .... from: *. Would you like to save this file."

I've never seen this message before and can't find any references to either the exe file or the http address. Is this file and/or http address safe?

Regards,

Ian

Edit - I have removed the link to the suspect site to prevent other users from possibly being exposed to a virus - TonyE

Asked by ijacobs 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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How do I change the cache location?

I just installed the new Firefox 4.0 beta 5. I was using Firefox 3.6.9 previously. In Firefox 4 beta, I cannot find the menu item for changing the location of the cache. … (read more)

I just installed the new Firefox 4.0 beta 5. I was using Firefox 3.6.9 previously.

In Firefox 4 beta, I cannot find the menu item for changing the location of the cache. Has this feature been deleted, or simply moved to some other menu?

Specifically, I need to switch the cache location from the default C:\Users\{username}\ ..... to a different drive. This is something people commonly do if they want to minimize fragmentation on their system disk.

How can I specify a different location for the cache?

Asked by dv19671 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Does Firefox 4 beta replace 3.6.9 or does or do both remain available?

I want to try FF 4 beta but not if my working 3.6.9 version is replaced. What happens to the older installation when the beta is installed? Since most people will wonder… (read more)

I want to try FF 4 beta but not if my working 3.6.9 version is replaced. What happens to the older installation when the beta is installed?

Since most people will wonder about it, this question should be addressed on the download page for the beta and not need to be asked.

Asked by arcanemethods 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Unable to determine release level

As there is no 'About' panel in Firefox 4, I am unable to tell the current release level. How can I do this? I cannot provide Troubleshooting Information, the Help option… (read more)

As there is no 'About' panel in Firefox 4, I am unable to tell the current release level. How can I do this?

I cannot provide Troubleshooting Information, the Help option under the Firefox button takes me directly to: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Firefox+Help?style_mode=inproduct

Asked by dc696969 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Will importing newer bookmarks from Safari create duplications

I've already imported most of my bookmarks, but it's been a while since then, and I'd like to add those I've acquired since. However, I'm worried it will simply double th… (read more)

I've already imported most of my bookmarks, but it's been a while since then, and I'd like to add those I've acquired since. However, I'm worried it will simply double the ones I already have, as well as adding the newer ones. Will FF know not to add more of the same ones, or will they all just be piled on?

Asked by SaxnFlutman 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Text in 4b5 is somewhat blurry on most sites; text was clear in 4b4 and earlier. How can I fix this?

http://imgur.com/av4aa.png On the left is FF 4b5, with slightly blurry text on Lifehacker. On the right is Chrome 6.0.472.59 beta, without the blurry text. I should no… (read more)

http://imgur.com/av4aa.png

On the left is FF 4b5, with slightly blurry text on Lifehacker. On the right is Chrome 6.0.472.59 beta, without the blurry text.

I should note that the blurry text was not an issue in FF 4b4 or earlier.

I have also upgraded just now to 4b6, and the same issue is present.

Asked by RCDuke 9 years ago

Answered by 0x0x 9 years ago

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How can I roll back to a previous version of Firefox?

I made the mistake of upgrading to 3.6.9. My computer is nearly unusable due to constant crashes (I've had hundreds). How can I roll back to a previous version? Evident… (read more)

I made the mistake of upgrading to 3.6.9.

My computer is nearly unusable due to constant crashes (I've had hundreds). How can I roll back to a previous version? Evidently it's a known issue; I just want to go back to something that works.

Asked by Buztoo 9 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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Firefox beta and Minefield crash on startup

I've been using Firefox 3.6.x and 4.0.x beta side-by-side without problems, using separate profiles and the -no-remote startup option. Until recently, when I installed Mi… (read more)

I've been using Firefox 3.6.x and 4.0.x beta side-by-side without problems, using separate profiles and the -no-remote startup option.

Until recently, when I installed Minefield. Now both Minefield and Beta are crashing almost immediately after startup. For a long time, both have been crashing automatically after the startup pages finished loading.

Now Minefield seems a tiny bit more stable and only crashes as soon as I interact with it (switching active tab, resize window, load an URL). Another difference I notice is that Minefield (4.0b7pre) no longer checks for plugin compatibility, while Beta (4.0b5) still does this. After this check, Beta gives an error "The operation can not be completed because of an internal failure. A secure network communication has not been cleaned up correctly", while Minefield just starts.

All versions work fine in Save mode, even after the "The operation can not be completed" error in Beta...

I've also tested with newly created profiles, but did not see anything different there.

Asked by pbb 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Whenever I close Firefox the bookmarks button disappears from the navigation toolbar

I just upgraded from Beta 3 which worked fine to Beta 6. Now every time I open FF the bookmarks button is missing from the navigation toolbar and I have to re-place it th… (read more)

I just upgraded from Beta 3 which worked fine to Beta 6. Now every time I open FF the bookmarks button is missing from the navigation toolbar and I have to re-place it there manually.

Asked by DarthVrooks 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Firefox 4.0b6 does not go to mail.yahoo.com

When I type "mail.yahoo.com" in Firefox 4.0b6 (and even in 4.0b5), it does not go to any site. This may have to do something with the redirection to HTTPS site. I have ev… (read more)

When I type "mail.yahoo.com" in Firefox 4.0b6 (and even in 4.0b5), it does not go to any site. This may have to do something with the redirection to HTTPS site. I have even tried using https://mail.yahoo.com and https://mail.yahoo.com, but to no use. Is there a setting that I need to disable? I have Direct2D disabled in 4.0b6 as the fonts were not coming up correct and FF was crashing more frequently.

Asked by akbarmunir 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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When surfing, the URL does not change to reflect the page I'm on. Also, if I visit two consecutive sites, it's stuck with the first favicon and doesn't change either.

Let's say I'm surfing a website. Any website. I type in domain.com and start browsing inner pages. "Domain.com" in the URL bar does not change at all. Also, if I visit tw… (read more)

Let's say I'm surfing a website. Any website. I type in domain.com and start browsing inner pages. "Domain.com" in the URL bar does not change at all.

Also, if I visit two sites in a row and both have favicons, I will be stuck with the favicon of the first one.

Asked by munky-head 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago