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Stopping Blue Boxes surrounding drop-downs and buttons.

This started only recently (a few days). I keep Firefox up to date. Recently though every time I click on a text box or a drop-down or a button I get these light blue hig… (read more)

This started only recently (a few days). I keep Firefox up to date. Recently though every time I click on a text box or a drop-down or a button I get these light blue highlighting boxes that are driving me crazy:

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-07-07-18-18-58-976ccc.png

I've been on a search for results and used three or four different css additions that don't work (focus and outline derivatives).

There is nothing in accessibility settings (Mac 10.11.6) on my computer.

Asked by wrowder 1 week ago

Last reply by wrowder 6 days ago

find bar displayl color

When searching for a word on an already loaded page I use find (cntrl f). The word if found is highlighted in a different color. In the default case its a light green. Ca… (read more)

When searching for a word on an already loaded page I use find (cntrl f). The word if found is highlighted in a different color. In the default case its a light green. Can I change the color to red bold or at the least the background color in the highlighted word to black or red. Anything that has a much higher contrast. There doesn't seem to be a config option to do this but it may not be under the "findbar" family.

Asked by bernie4 1 week ago

Last reply by bernie4 4 days ago

Desktop Mode (On Mobile)

Wondering if a toggle option or some implementation of this will ever be added into the Android browser, as I've been waiting a long while now for this feature and especi… (read more)

Wondering if a toggle option or some implementation of this will ever be added into the Android browser, as I've been waiting a long while now for this feature and especially as the user-agent fix no longer works.. Requesting desktop website fails as always to load the correct website version. Are there any other workarounds if possible? My device is new and I'd like to load desktop versions of websites on it when away from my home computer device as the mobile websites are clunky and don't provide as concrete a base of information. If it's at all feasible. Many thanks.

Asked by Aldraxic 1 week ago

Last reply by Aldraxic 1 day ago

Move or Remove Back/Forward buttons on Contextual Menu, Mac OS

Love me FF, thanks for such a great browser. As the Subject describes, I just wanna move or remove the Forward/Back/Refresh/Bookmark controls either down or off the conte… (read more)

Love me FF, thanks for such a great browser.

As the Subject describes, I just wanna move or remove the Forward/Back/Refresh/Bookmark controls either down or off the contextual menu. I am constantly right-clicking for dev purposes and it automatically clicks the back button almost every time and thus goes back to the previous page. THIS IS A HEADACHE AND A TIME SUCK.

Screenshot attached. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by herbthefourth 1 week ago

Last reply by herbthefourth 6 days ago

H.265 Support for Firefox

I find myself facing a real dillema, I prefer to use Firefox for most things however, due to the fact that Firefox does not support H.265 and has instead opted to only su… (read more)

I find myself facing a real dillema, I prefer to use Firefox for most things however, due to the fact that Firefox does not support H.265 and has instead opted to only support AVI video I cannot use it to manage the massive fleet of Security Cameras I manage. I am stuck using IE or Edge both of which are garbage. Along with that Chrome also has decided to only support AVI so that is worthless as well. In our modern era of technology I find it morally repugnant that a company like Firefox would turn their back on their loyal users. Could someone please explain to why Firefox cannot even implement an add-on that would allow use of the built in hardware decoder if supported on your computer like IE/Edge are capable of doing? I just don't understand why Firefox insists on copying Chrome rather than being their own independent company, especially when Chrome has worked their way into almost a monopoly status, and even if Chrome is not a monopoly every other browser now seems to just be a spin off of Chrome. I would imagine that Firefox would want to support as much as possible and not dictate to the world like Google has decided to do. Really starting to lose faith in Firefox's ability to be their own company.

Asked by dwright4 5 days ago

Last reply by dwright4 5 days ago

how do you make firefox open history items in new tab?

I'm used to Chrome's ability to automatically open a history item I click on in a new tab. Firefox instead opens that history item in the tab I'm currently in, which is r… (read more)

I'm used to Chrome's ability to automatically open a history item I click on in a new tab. Firefox instead opens that history item in the tab I'm currently in, which is really inconvenient. I don't want to have to remember to open a new tab BEFORE I look in history for a specific item. I can't find any way to do this in Firefox - it may be there, but not to my eyes.

Asked by kapakahi 1 day ago

Last reply by kapakahi 1 day ago

why don't some Mac trackpad controls work in Firefox?

Mac trackpads (at least on my MBA running Sierra) have options for using the trackpad - like pinching or expanding with two fingers to zoom in or out, or smart zoom where… (read more)

Mac trackpads (at least on my MBA running Sierra) have options for using the trackpad - like pinching or expanding with two fingers to zoom in or out, or smart zoom where you double-tap with two fingers to zoom in. These don't work in Firefox - but I don't see how (or why) a browser should prevent using trackpad gestures that are part of the OS. My FF is up to date.

Asked by kapakahi 1 day ago

Change keyboard shortcut keys (specifically Cmd-Shift-P)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 (64-bit) on Mac OS 10.15.5. One of the main websites I use is based on Eclipse Theia which is essentially VS Code in the browser. It works fine… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 (64-bit) on Mac OS 10.15.5. One of the main websites I use is based on Eclipse Theia which is essentially VS Code in the browser. It works fine except that the main shortcut for Theia is Cmd-Shift-P and everytime I press it it opens a new private window. I need to change open new private window in Firefox to something else (Cmd-Shift-N ideally) to match Chrome so I can use Cmd-Shift-P as expected in Theia. I've tried searching the forum and the web but can't find the solution.

How do I make this happen?

Asked by Bill 1 day ago

caret browsing on Android cell

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I… (read more)

I need help in installing a caret browsing add-on for my Android cell. I want to insert a cursor on any webpage and use my left/right arrows to move through the text so I can track where I am reading. I can do this on my laptop but not my Android cell. I have tried Edge and Chrome but the add-on is not available for Android. Any solution would be greatly appreciated, even if I need a different browser. Thanks in advance.


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public forum and nobody here does support by email.

Asked by runningdog2019 3 days ago

Windows scaling makes Firefox behave as if low-resolution

This issue is common to all browsers, but with how customizable Firefox is, I'm hoping it might help me circumvent the issue somehow. My screen resolution is 1920 x 1080,… (read more)

This issue is common to all browsers, but with how customizable Firefox is, I'm hoping it might help me circumvent the issue somehow.

My screen resolution is 1920 x 1080, but I use Windows settings to scale elements to 125% because my eyes are bad and I want to see the Windows and other software's interfaces better. As a result, the inside of Firefox, websites themselves, are also scaled. My resolution is reported as 1536 x 864 pixels. In most scenarios, this isn't really a problem, since in theory zooming out to 80% restores a website's appearance to normal.

But while developing, it can be weird. For instance, when using mobile simulation mode. And the reflex of pressing Ctrl+0 to restore default appearance is deeply ingraned. Also when someone tells me there's a problem with the website at X zoom, I have to calculate what that zoom level is equal to for me.

So I'm wondering if there's something I can do, other than fiddle with zoom all the time, to see what my website actually looks like while keeping my interface enlarged.

Asked by Azma 6 days ago

Revert to previous PDF preview behaviour

Until recently, when I clicked on a pdf link, Firefox would load the PDF file as a preview, treating it (on the user end) much like any other webpage but with a download … (read more)

Until recently, when I clicked on a pdf link, Firefox would load the PDF file as a preview, treating it (on the user end) much like any other webpage but with a download button available. If I then clicked on the download button, it would be saved in my downloads folder, and clicking the saved file in Firefox's download links would open it in my default PDF viewer (ie Acrobat). This allowed me to easily look at PDF files without cluttering up Firefox's downloads list, as well as quickly open a downloaded PDF in Acrobat.

Following a recent update to Firefox, these options seem to have been changed and I can't find a way to revert to the previous behaviour. It seems to be treating the in-browser function as a full PDF viewer, rather than a preview. I can set Firefox to open PDFs in Acrobat, but then it downloads every link I click on which happens to be a PDF and opens them all in Acrobat. Or I can tell it to open them in the browser, but then if I want to open a PDF in Acrobat I have to download it, then hunt for it in my downloads folder and open it there rather than directly in Firefox. It also clutters up my downloads list, making it harder to find slightly older downloads without going through file explorer.

Alternatively, I can tell Firefox to ask me what to do every time. This is a bit better (a new option "open with firefox" has been added), but still involves making a couple of extra clicks each time I open a PDF - and it still insists on downloading every PDF based link I click.

What makes this particularly strange is that the in-browser PDF viewer still has a "download" button, which has the traditional two "open with___"/"save file" options, even though as far as I can tell it will only display stuff it's already downloaded.

Is it possible to return to Firefox's previous behaviour, or is it gone for good?

Asked by pi4t 6 days ago

How we can change the shortcuts in Firefox ??

I'm using Firefox since 6 years and I don't see a shortcuts customize page. I love you're app and I can't tell myself that you haven't turned on this feature. SO WHERE IS… (read more)

I'm using Firefox since 6 years and I don't see a shortcuts customize page.

I love you're app and I can't tell myself that you haven't turned on this feature.

SO WHERE IS SHE ???

(I do this post because I add the extension "Multi Account Container" and they add the shortcut CMD SHIFT + to open new Personal Container. But I use CMD SHIFT + to zoom on my window, so when I want zoom he open new tab.)

Thanks you

Asked by Melvynx 2 days ago

White page issue

Hello guys I have this very bad problem When I do a search. If I am in the home Firefox, I press [Ctrl + T], enter a new tab, then I do a search through the address bar a… (read more)

Hello guys I have this very bad problem When I do a search. If I am in the home Firefox, I press [Ctrl + T], enter a new tab, then I do a search through the address bar and before moving to the results, there is a moment in which the background turns all white and then the results are displayed. (I have dark mode active) Do you know how to solve by chance? I use Manjaro Linux. Thanks in advance.

Asked by gianlucagori273 5 days ago

Озывы на приложение

Почему я не могу оставлять отзывы на плагины? Недавно обновили плагин но он не работает и я не могу написать это в отзывах, даже кнопки такой нету, как это сделать? … (read more)

Почему я не могу оставлять отзывы на плагины? Недавно обновили плагин но он не работает и я не могу написать это в отзывах, даже кнопки такой нету, как это сделать?

Asked by Sasha 4 days ago

Last reply by Sasha 4 days ago

How to view HTML emails in Outlook 2016 in Firefox

Good day, I use Outlook 2016 installed on my Windows 10 desktop to manage my email accounts. As the default security settings of Outlook software prevents a number of sc… (read more)

Good day,

I use Outlook 2016 installed on my Windows 10 desktop to manage my email accounts. As the default security settings of Outlook software prevents a number of scripts from running, it is common to be unable to view an HTML email as the sender intended, even if one “downloads pictures”, and so Outlook displays an advisory on these emails; “If there are problems with how this message is displayed, click here to view it in a web browser”. If I click on this, the email will open in Internet Explorer (IE) and I will be able to view the email as intended.

I want to open these emails automatically in Firefox (FF) but, despite searching the web for a solution, I cannot see how to do this. My default web browser is set as FF and everything web related other than Outlook emails successfully opens in FF. I see that the Outlook emails are saved thus: C:\Users\MyUserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Outlook\UniqueID\email.mht. I have searched how to open mht files in FF and have accordingly downloaded the Web Archives Extension. Unfortunately, even with Web Archives installed, when I try to open the cached mht file in FF, the file will not open. I also tried to change the default application by file type of .mht and .mhtml files from IE to FF but Windows will not offer FF as an alternative program for these files types.

Please could someone advise what I should do so that if I need to view an email in Outlook in a browser, the email will open, and successfully render, in FF?

Thank you.

Asked by Ross 4 days ago

Last reply by Ross 4 days ago

Video Autoplay blocking does not work Android 68.10.1

I switched to Firefox to allow video autoplay blocking. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to get this feature working on my Samsung tablet (Android OS). I am using Firefox 6… (read more)

I switched to Firefox to allow video autoplay blocking. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to get this feature working on my Samsung tablet (Android OS). I am using Firefox 68.10.1

Am I doing something wrong? or does this feature not work? thanks

Asked by mldcmd2004 4 days ago

Created rule to set message junk status to "junk" but status gets cleared

I have a rule set I wanted to create that would set a message status to "junk". I run it and I can see the flame icon get set but then it automatically gets unset. Not su… (read more)

I have a rule set I wanted to create that would set a message status to "junk". I run it and I can see the flame icon get set but then it automatically gets unset. Not sure why Thunderbird is overriding my rule and setting. I tried configuring the rule to run after junk status filtering but still occurs.

Asked by tasmar1 6 days ago

Last reply by tasmar1 6 days ago