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When messages arrive - but not only directed to me

There is an option in Thunderbird preferences / Chat "When messages directed at you arrive" and it works correctly. I want to receive notification not only directed to m… (read more)

There is an option in Thunderbird preferences / Chat "When messages directed at you arrive" and it works correctly. I want to receive notification not only directed to me, but from all chanels or from one specified chanel (from my own irc server). How to make this?

Asked by Rob5 3 years ago

Last reply by Matt 3 years ago

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Suggestion: Make Find tool stay on, from tab to tab.

I find it annoying that I have the Find tool on, then open another page in a tab and it's off, or navigate away from a page and have the Find box go away. That box isn't … (read more)

I find it annoying that I have the Find tool on, then open another page in a tab and it's off, or navigate away from a page and have the Find box go away. That box isn't very big and in the way, and it would much better to keep that box open ALL THE TIME. Having to press CTRL+F evertime I need it, is painful. Okay, so I'm lazy! But I don't think it would impair the user's ability to view a page. That row it sits in is as high as only one line of text!

How about implementing this, Mozilla? I mean, your browser is the browser of choice. It's superb at viewing images and retrieving image information. It plays Youtubes and other videos flawlessly. It's as fast as Google's Chrome at performing a search across the net. Firefox wrocks! It would only wrock a little more if one could enable this feature and leave it on all the time. I do a lot of research, and finding a phrase on a page at Wikipedia or elsewhere is performed often. So let's allow new tabs to have the tool on if it is already on, and let's leave it on until we purposely turn it off.

Please?

Asked by Lengo67 3 years ago

Last reply by Moses 3 years ago

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Can I undo various changes from the 89.0 Firefox update, or simply revert the update?

The new update released hours ago has introduced problems that Google Chrome had, which is the very first reason in the first place that I left Chrome to get Firefox. Th… (read more)

The new update released hours ago has introduced problems that Google Chrome had, which is the very first reason in the first place that I left Chrome to get Firefox.

The menus have been made larger, with more clutter. This is especially apparent in every instance of bookmarks. The text and icons and space between the bookmarks have all been increased in size, making it more annoying and less clean to use, as well as looking unpleasant. No settings will allow me to zoom out on the menus or tabs or bookmarks. The tabs and the prompts have also been redesigned along with menus and it looks awful. I left Chrome to avoid the style and it has unfortunately followed me to Firefox.

Everything about this update has made the browser worse and more akin to Chrome, which I heavily dislike. I understand this is nitpicking and doesn't matter much. I still would like the old version back. Is there a way I can download the old version of Firefox anywhere? Heavy thanks to whoever reads and responds.

Asked by iagimru 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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How to restore old firefox look (before 89)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is w… (read more)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is waste of space. Before I was able to see all my bookmarks from bookmark menu on screen. Now they are superfat and I have to scroll constantly in every sub-folder. Am I supposed to buy 4k screen now just because devs decided to make everything big like in touch-screen computers, even for mouse and keyboard users? Why is there no compact view anymore, only normal and superfat touch mode?

Is there any easy way, preference or something to restore old thin look? I googled topic and found some info about css styles but it includes too much of interfering with browser for me to do it. I want easy and permanent solution.

Asked by Piterk 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 week ago

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going back to Firefox version 88 (and throw new version 89 in the trash!!!)???

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date...... the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it ap… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date......

the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it approved for "universal design" to make it "disability friendly"? I find it visually unfriendly, it does not allow for the level of adaptation some of us might need to make it more visually friendly and easier to navigate

please provide instructions for those of us who prefer to go back to version 88! or make additional changes to correct version 89 to make it more user-friendly like version 88 was......please!!!!

(and lesson learned, I will stop doing "upgrade/update available" if it's going to result in the horrifically unfriendly version I'm having to deal with right now )(or else you all are really trying to push people to Chrome and/or Edge, which I assure you, is not my preference)

please fix asap!!!

Asked by bassets4cat 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 week ago

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update no good

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1338235. Please follow up there, thanks.] how do we get our old firefox back? i hate the way it got… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1338235. Please follow up there, thanks.]


how do we get our old firefox back? i hate the way it got messed up. it looks awful. i don't want PHOTON COLORS I WANT MY OLD VERSION BACK. please??

Asked by dcoreau 1 week ago

Last reply by jerryveach2 1 week ago

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FF89 Update

W7 HP 64B. After the recent v89 update I have to ask, "why" ? Why change to wire icons ? Why not give me that option instead of you forcing it ? Why make themes when they… (read more)

W7 HP 64B. After the recent v89 update I have to ask, "why" ? Why change to wire icons ? Why not give me that option instead of you forcing it ? Why make themes when they don't change to what I want ? Why make the margin at the top of the screen larger ? Why should I have to try and "about:config: , to change something back ? Why are you not aware of the people you are forcing to use Chrome ? Who are you taking "MY CHOICES" away ? Are you demonicrats ? Why should I continue to use FF, when you have no answers, just rhetoric ?

Asked by thomascarnes60 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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How do i get the old toolbar back instead of the tabs floating?

The new update on Firefox they changed the tool bar and made all the tabs floating it bothers me how it looks just it floating doesn't look good this is just my opinion s… (read more)

The new update on Firefox they changed the tool bar and made all the tabs floating it bothers me how it looks just it floating doesn't look good this is just my opinion some people like it i just wish with this update that there is a new option that allows you to choose in settings or as a addon in the Firefox addons i just want to get the old tool bar back because this one bothers me and how they changed the right click menu and the 3 bars i just want to know how to get it back without having to install anything like a addon.

Asked by Jacob 1 week ago

Answered by Jacob 1 week ago

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new version

This is my second attempt to resolve my issues using this forum...the first attempt was interpreted by the volunteers as a request to return to the previous version. Am I… (read more)

This is my second attempt to resolve my issues using this forum...the first attempt was interpreted by the volunteers as a request to return to the previous version. Am I correct that firefox doesnt recommend returning to the previous version. So I simply want to do two things with the current version...go to single spacing in the drop down menus like the Bookmarks menu....and....change size of the test in the upper toolbars like the menu bar. Now tell me why I cant contact firefox directly to get the help I want...??

Asked by vviktur 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Devs: STOP. CHANGING. THE. UI!

I don't know if it's a need to mark your territory, or some marketing major blathering about "holistic new user experience paradigms"--and I put up with the stupid move t… (read more)

I don't know if it's a need to mark your territory, or some marketing major blathering about "holistic new user experience paradigms"--and I put up with the stupid move to tabs on top (because apparently some dev felt that what Firefox users really wanted was Chrome!)--but this is a hideous, steaming turd.

'Oh no, showing the 'close tab' icon and clearly delineating between tabs interrupts the synergistic flow of the UI! Let's make the tabs one disgusting, unreadable blur from left to right! Also, let's make them take up more real estate on the screen, because people have higher resolution screens now--we can totally dominate the upper quarter! Oh, and force the change to the new layout, don't give people an option to revert--and don't warn them, either! EVERYONE MUST SEE OUR MAJESTIC, PERFECT, UNASSAILABLE VISION! Surely that won't confuse TF out of a bunch of grandparents whose hapless children/grandchildren will have to completely re-explain, multiple times, how to get to Facebook!'

Rolled back to 88.01, went through the "new profile" crap you put in to discourage rollback/cover for poor programming, and disabled automatic updates. Barring a major, earth-shattering security vuln, I'm done updating. And when that time comes, I'll find another browser.

Posting here because they've stopped soliciting feedback--probably because they know they've unleashed a sloppy splattered dook onto the world and they're tired of being screamed at.

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Asked by gpweaver 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

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Can't make firefox window to fullscreen.

duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1096087 Hello, I am using firefox in my laptop running windows 7. There I cannot make it to fullscreen mode. Whe… (read more)

duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1096087


Hello, I am using firefox in my laptop running windows 7. There I cannot make it to fullscreen mode. When I try to do that, it looks like the attached image. That strange thing comes in up-right corner, covering the controls, and blocks the whole window going fullscreen. The problem disappears after an update or changing the theme or reinstalling firefox completely. But it starts again after few days. Feeling irritated.

Subhajit Paul.

Asked by AaRBiTt 5 years ago

Last reply by zikzak 5 years ago

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Why has Firefox disabled Feedly?

Why has Firefox disabled Feedly icon on my toolbar AND also disabled some of the features of my Last pass icon? It has something to do with Legacy - WHEN IS IT GOING TO B… (read more)

Why has Firefox disabled Feedly icon on my toolbar AND also disabled some of the features of my Last pass icon?

It has something to do with Legacy - WHEN IS IT GOING TO BE FIXED ??

Asked by janski1234 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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This was asked in 2011, but the solutions no longer apply to 2017 version. Please help me do this: Some websites I often use are hard to read in their own col

This was asked in 2011, but the solutions are not compatible with the present 2017 version. I routinely Override the colors specified by the webpages going back and for… (read more)

This was asked in 2011, but the solutions are not compatible with the present 2017 version. I routinely Override the colors specified by the webpages going back and forth between "Only with High Contrast Themes" and "Always". I'd like to create either a custom hot-key (preferred) or a menu bar toggle button to go back and forth between these two choices. The option chosen needs to be compatible with the latest version of FireFox. Any suggestions?

Asked by gdcrzy 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Blocked Addon from official AMO after clear private data

so what happened just like the title, i cleared private data on my android device ( firefox 57.0.1, ff 58 not show up in play store yet maybe because different country) w… (read more)

so what happened just like the title, i cleared private data on my android device ( firefox 57.0.1, ff 58 not show up in play store yet maybe because different country)

when i cleared private data i checked all option, then after that when i try to install any add on from mozilla it will said blocked add on. "Firefox prevented this site(addons.mozilla.org) from asking you to install software on your device".

ill attach the picture below, the normal one(taken from long ago) and the one after cleared private data

note: picture "ff" is what usually asked when i installing addon from AMO https://imgur.com/b6br847

picture "ff1" is what asked by firefox after i clear private data (checked all to clear) https://imgur.com/Ua6Vawx

try to upload picture but its on endless loading.

is this known bug or what? i doubt its a virus since its happening on all devices, gonna try reinstalling firefox soon

Firefox 57 on Android

Asked by heybengbenglagi 3 years ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 years ago