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New Firefox format is visually vague and confusing

I hate the New Firefox- especially blending the tabs into invisibly divisions- maybe this is someone's idea of streamlined- but Firefox' s problem is in retaining the pre… (read more)

I hate the New Firefox- especially blending the tabs into invisibly divisions- maybe this is someone's idea of streamlined- but Firefox' s problem is in retaining the previous more structured look. The previous look was easier to see at a glance and navigate.

Asked by bobcatbowen 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 1 week ago

Last reply by Feejaybee 11 minutes ago

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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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How do I disable the floating tabs that come with the 89.0 update

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The pro… (read more)

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The proton design is disappointing all around but these tabs are unacceptable.

Asked by Sage 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock … (read more)

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

Asked by rweeksy 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Changes in 89.0

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format fo… (read more)

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format for the Bookmarks list is now spaced so large that my Bookmarks no longer fit on a single screen, and I can find no adjustment available to users. Also, the new tab screen no longer shows the image of the page, making the display less useful. What was broken in these features that Mozilla found a need to "fix" them? Is there anything a user can do to "undo" these changes?

Asked by bflood47 1 week ago

Last reply by HastyRA 6 days ago

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How can I turn off the searching from address bar .

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act n… (read more)

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act normal ?

Asked by r.hutchinson62 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 6 days ago

Icons In Header Area Impossible to See In New Format

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently. I am not sure what td47 means as I don't … (read more)

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently.

I am not sure what td47 means as I don't have this issue as I only use DuckDuckGo which is there when open a new tab.

What want to know how you get the icons in the header of the screen to be "seeable". I believe with my header I always had white print which is now nearly invisible. Not only that but all the icons up there shrank and became outlines only instead of solid objects! I have cats batik_01 theme. It seems all the themes I have ever used had write print but I got by ok til now. Is it that I have to have a lighter toned theme in order to see everything up there again or what?

I'd take a screenshot but you can't of the header/or I don't know how to do this.

Asked by tek360 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

I would like to create a pop-up blocker exception for a local temporary file

Hi, I would like to create a pop-up blocker exception for a local temporary file like: file:///C:/Users/username/AppData/Local/Temp/DisplayURLs3227552811823012098.html My… (read more)

Hi,

I would like to create a pop-up blocker exception for a local temporary file like: file:///C:/Users/username/AppData/Local/Temp/DisplayURLs3227552811823012098.html

My firewall management tool generates a local report file, automatically opened by Firefox, but I can't add an exception like: "file:///C:" or "file:///C:/Users/username/AppData/Local/Temp/*"; it just does not work.

Thanks, Tom

Asked by macfreak69 3 days ago

my Ad Blocker

I have updated my Firefox, now How do I get my Ad Blocker back? And let me say for your information I am over 75 so I am a little rusty with how fast software is moving … (read more)

I have updated my Firefox, now How do I get my Ad Blocker back? And let me say for your information I am over 75 so I am a little rusty with how fast software is moving

Asked by lavalleys 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

firefox audio plays audio on non-bluetooth device

Firefox plays audio (eg. of youtube videos) on the motherboard sound device even if there is a bluetooth headset connected via bluetooth USB dongle. Microsoft Edge and VL… (read more)

Firefox plays audio (eg. of youtube videos) on the motherboard sound device even if there is a bluetooth headset connected via bluetooth USB dongle. Microsoft Edge and VLC plays audio on bluetooth video any user intervention. The win10 mixer shows that firefox is playing on audio on the non-bluetooth device and doesn't on bluetooth. I can't find a setting in Firefox to change this.

Asked by Baksa Péter 5 months ago

Last reply by Baksa Péter 5 months ago

Where is the home button, where is the tool bar, where are easily accessed controls ???

Man this app has gone down hill. The Samsung browser is so much better this this thing but I need it for the sync. Why can't you create browser as good as Samsung, it has… (read more)

Man this app has gone down hill. The Samsung browser is so much better this this thing but I need it for the sync. Why can't you create browser as good as Samsung, it has FULL controls and an ACTUAL tool bar. I guess you are just dumming the app down.

Asked by D B Kelly 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 months ago

Can't see my saved Firefox themes

I created many themes using Firefox Color. Today when I went to the website (color.firefox.com), I can't see any of my themes. I tried logging in to my Firefox account, b… (read more)

I created many themes using Firefox Color. Today when I went to the website (color.firefox.com), I can't see any of my themes. I tried logging in to my Firefox account, but no luck. It stayed the same. So, where can I find my saved themes? Or, is there any way to edit an .xpi in Firefox Color? Because I have the .xpi saved on my computer. Please help.

Asked by ModernFox 1 month ago

have to reset browser every time I open it to open pdf files with Adobe Acrobat.

How can I keep the browser setting to open pdf files with Adobe Acrobat, without doing advanced customization? It works every time I reset the option, but changes to "sa… (read more)

How can I keep the browser setting to open pdf files with Adobe Acrobat, without doing advanced customization? It works every time I reset the option, but changes to "save" for the next time. Adobe says I should switch browsers, to Chrome for example.

I used to have Acrobat as an extension, but now there doesn't seem to be an option for that. Why is this?

Asked by ejrcpa 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Title Bar and Tab design

Hello i just made the update from version 88 to version 89 and i noticed, that the design of the Tabs was changed. Also the coulor of the title bar does not longer match … (read more)

Hello i just made the update from version 88 to version 89 and i noticed, that the design of the Tabs was changed. Also the coulor of the title bar does not longer match my windows theme. I looked trough the new design and i must admit that i does not like that minimalism style at all. Is there any way to get atleast the colour of my title bar back to my normal Windows setting?

Asked by billerus 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

New Firefox 89.0 64 bit - How To Move Tabs Below Bookmarks Please

I just opened Firefox and discovered that version 89.0 is installed. I would like to know how to move the tab bar down below the bookmarks bar like I have always used in … (read more)

I just opened Firefox and discovered that version 89.0 is installed. I would like to know how to move the tab bar down below the bookmarks bar like I have always used in Firefox.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by bob245 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 1 week ago

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Copy Link Icon in the Address Bar

Hello all, I used to have this setting whereby I had an icon at the end of the address bar which I could click on to copy whichever link was current at the time. I reinst… (read more)

Hello all,

I used to have this setting whereby I had an icon at the end of the address bar which I could click on to copy whichever link was current at the time. I reinstalled Firefox or something due to a problem I had and I can't seem to find that option anymore. I can't remember if it was an add-on or an option in Firefox itself as standard.

I'm using Firefox 89.0 on a Mac.

Does anybody know how I can get that icon back?

Thank you.

Asked by Jawzaa 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Latest update forces dark context menus and bookmark menus.

How do I get rid of this crap? I either select a crappy system theme and everything turns a blinding white, or go back to the theme I usually use where everything suddenl… (read more)

How do I get rid of this crap? I either select a crappy system theme and everything turns a blinding white, or go back to the theme I usually use where everything suddenly is dark. How do I remove darkmode while retaining my favorite theme? I don't want dark mode and I certainly do not want to be blinded either. There must be a useless setting added to the about:config that I can disable.

Thank you.

Asked by fifawof274 2 weeks ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 week ago