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Adding a new tab between two specific tabs

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To… (read more)

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To make it more understandable, here is a scenario:

For example, on my Firefox browser, following tabs are opened in the order as follows: Tab1, Tab2, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5, Tab6.

Now, I wanted to add a Tab7, but not at the end, as it happens usually. I want to add it between Tab2 and Tab3 directly without manually dragging it in between and hence I want to get the following order:

Tab1, Tab2, Tab7, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5 and Tab6.

Unlike other browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Chromium, I feel this is a subtle feature which is missing in Firefox. In those browsers, you can just directly right-click on the opened tab and click "New Tab", which adds a new tab in between the opened tab and the adjacent one.

I really wish this feature is provided as soon as possible on Firefox too.

Thank You. Regards, VIVEK.

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 1 day ago

How to configure notifications to appear on top of any other program

Im trying to get browser notifications to show up on top of a game im running but they never appear while focused in the other window (running in borderless fullscreen). … (read more)

Im trying to get browser notifications to show up on top of a game im running but they never appear while focused in the other window (running in borderless fullscreen).

i tried changing focus assist options in win10 as suggested somewhere but i dont think i had that on in the first place, and it didnt fix the issue.

Also, any way to turn off the transparency on the notification popup would be a cherry on top

Asked by prjazdy 5 hours ago

Themes in Thunderbird

Updated to v78.3.3 and themes still don't work. Starts with correct theme briefly(less then 1 second) then goes to a white(basic?) theme. Happened after updating to 64 b… (read more)

Updated to v78.3.3 and themes still don't work. Starts with correct theme briefly(less then 1 second) then goes to a white(basic?) theme. Happened after updating to 64 bit thunderbird.

Asked by shermwad 3 days ago

Last reply by shermwad 2 days ago

Highlights on New Tab page not showing any Bookmarks

Hi, I hope someone can help - this is starting to get a little annoying. I'd like my New Tab page to display my Bookmarks in the Highlights section. I only check the sett… (read more)

Hi, I hope someone can help - this is starting to get a little annoying. I'd like my New Tab page to display my Bookmarks in the Highlights section. I only check the setting to show Bookmarks since what I'm looking for is something a bit like Speed Dial. The Highlights section can populate Visited sites just fine, but no bookmarks show up. My bookmarks are saved in the default Other Bookmarks folder. Safe Mode makes no difference.

This worked when I first set it up, but now the section is blank (again). It seems to happen after PC has been shut down, but I haven't tested that properly. Trying the steps mentioned in this post https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1282646 did nothing. Last time I fixed it by deleting my bookmarks completely and re-adding them, but that's not really a long-term solution.

Asked by ceshen 5 days ago

Last reply by ceshen 5 days ago

Automatic Website Translation

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge… (read more)

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge and Chrome. I am a US Citizen, living in Mexico, that is not yet fully fluent in Spanish. This has severely limited my ability to use Firefox, which honestly, is a pretty big deal for me. I prefer Firefox for multiple reasons, but privacy is my major concern. Is Firefox working on a solution to this massive hole in Mozilla's browser product offering? Two major competitors are now offering automatic translation. What gives?

Asked by Brent Robison 1 week ago

Last reply by Brent Robison 2 days ago

Can I have a double row of add-on icons, instead of an overflow?

Hello, I can't order the add-on icons on the toolbar. 1) I have more add-ons than I can fit on the toolbar, and 2) the overflow menu does not display all the icons for a… (read more)

Hello,

I can't order the add-on icons on the toolbar.

1) I have more add-ons than I can fit on the toolbar, and 2) the overflow menu does not display all the icons for all the add-ons that I have installed.

So, in the toolbar customization menu, I can not place the icons where I want them on the toolbar because I can't drag them there when they are not shown. See the picture I took of the screen. The first picture shows the customization menu. The overflow menu is visible, but does not show all the icons that should be there (see the second picture). The second picture from the normal screen (not the toolbar customization screen) and shows the all the icons of all the add-ons I have installed that appear when I click on "More tools" in the top right hand part of the screen. Part of the icons is on the toolbar, part is in the overflow menu.

So, the problem is that I can't re-order the icons by dragging them from the overflow menu to the place on the toolbar where I would like them to be (e.g. to group related add-ons).

Is this an error made by me or an error in the program.

If possible, I would like to have all my icons visible, not partially hidden away in the overflow menu. Is it possible to have two or more rows of icons visible?

Please, help. Thank you.

Asked by djinni111 3 hours ago

Select which GPU firefox uses for hardware acceleration in a multigpu system

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570 I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use … (read more)

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570

I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use the AMD card for hardware acceleration.

Rationale: My Xorg is configured to only use the RX 570. My GTX1080 is mostly used to pass through to a Windows VM, but occasionally I do use it in Linux so do not want to disable it completely. This is usually seamless, when the card is not in use: When I start up the Windows VM, it unbinds the GTX1080 from the driver and passes the hardware through. When Firefox is running with hardware acceleration enabled, however, it can not unbind the GTX1080. It seems that Firefox is "using" the nvidia card, so I just want to disable that without disabling hardware acceleration entirely.

Asked by parahaps 1 day ago

Quit Still Deletes Cookies Even When Unchecked

When I select Quit on Firefox Android, I've set it to close tabs and Delete History and Site Data but keep everything else. For some reason, after quitting, I'm logged ou… (read more)

When I select Quit on Firefox Android, I've set it to close tabs and Delete History and Site Data but keep everything else. For some reason, after quitting, I'm logged out of all sites which never used to happen.

The fact that I've let cookies remain should keep me logged in to all sites, right?

Asked by hawark 2 days ago

Legit E-mail suddenly now going straight to junk

I discovered that E-mail suddenly from my sister started to go directly to the junk file. I've moved them to the inbox several times, but each time within a few minutes t… (read more)

I discovered that E-mail suddenly from my sister started to go directly to the junk file. I've moved them to the inbox several times, but each time within a few minutes the same E-mails disappear from inbox and go back to junk file. Once in the junk file they become marked as "not read" even though they were read. This only started in early Oct and I haven't notice it occurring with E-mail from anyone else...yet. I fear this will happen with any E-mail she sends and could start happening with E-mail from other people. Why is this happening and how can I make it stop? Can someone please help me? Thank you.

Asked by jrh9556 4 days ago

Last reply by jrh9556 3 hours ago

I want Firefox on Mac to not open a tab at start up

I am using the latest Firefox version on my MacBook Pro 2020. I want Firefox to start at startup. However, I'd like Firefox not to open a new tab when it starts up. Is th… (read more)

I am using the latest Firefox version on my MacBook Pro 2020. I want Firefox to start at startup. However, I'd like Firefox not to open a new tab when it starts up. Is this possible?

Thank you!

Asked by janos.richter 6 days ago

How do i configure calendar to use my online calendar at outlook.com?

The previously (now closed) thread mentions TbSync which is now incompatible with the my (latest) version of Thunderbird. I need to use Thunderbird to replace my Outlook … (read more)

The previously (now closed) thread mentions TbSync which is now incompatible with the my (latest) version of Thunderbird.

I need to use Thunderbird to replace my Outlook 2010 which went out of support earlier this week. Thought it was the end of the month which means I'm now in a bit of a rush to sort this!!  :(

Thanks

Maurice

Asked by m_axelrod 6 days ago

Preferred search engine for address bar won't sync

After a deletion of a profile; an attempt to sync back the preferences results in the search bar having the default engine not synchronised. It is overwritten to Google, … (read more)

After a deletion of a profile; an attempt to sync back the preferences results in the search bar having the default engine not synchronised. It is overwritten to Google, despite doing sync for DuckDuckGo. I have done a parallel test on the "tracking protection" and the preference for that one does sync. Thank you for any suggestions!

EDIT: The DuckDuckGo addon accomplishes the desired effect. However, it only hides the problem.

Asked by Carduus 4 days ago

preview for Attachments... PLEASE!

I send a LOT of images because of my profession. When I get an attachment in Thunderbird it's the most frustrating thing to have ONLY two choices of how to view my attach… (read more)

I send a LOT of images because of my profession. When I get an attachment in Thunderbird it's the most frustrating thing to have ONLY two choices of how to view my attachments.. Either they are HUGE inside the email or they are listed as a file name. This doesn't work for me.. If I need to forward or pull one photo in the course of my job I am forced to do extra steps to find it and it wastes time.. Please tell me there's a way to change this.. This make the program unusable for me. I was a huge fan of live mail but I have been forced to find an alternative.. there's got to be an option for this.. Thanks in advance for any help

Asked by fairywishes 2 days ago

How to use the latest download directory for the next download

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even a… (read more)

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even after changing the directory and downloading another file, Firefox keeps reverting to this /run directory. Can I make Firefox stick to the latest directory I used? I do not want to use a fixed Download directory

Asked by joep.beijnsberger 2 days ago