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Pdf defaults

How do I OPEN and read pdf docs online rather than download on my phone? I accidentally hit the "always" tab on downloading it... Don't know how to go back a reverse it … (read more)

How do I OPEN and read pdf docs online rather than download on my phone? I accidentally hit the "always" tab on downloading it... Don't know how to go back a reverse it so I get the choice again.

Asked by Christy Lea 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

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Missing toolbar with Home icon and extensions

My regular toolbar showing File, Bookmarks, Tools, etc. appears but I have lost the second toolbar that typically shows the Home icon and my extensions. I've searched thr… (read more)

My regular toolbar showing File, Bookmarks, Tools, etc. appears but I have lost the second toolbar that typically shows the Home icon and my extensions. I've searched through the support topics and haven't found how to get this toolbar back.

Asked by woodswoman 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

I would like firefox to never restore the last session / never remember open tabs

Hello everyone, I believe I asked this about a year back, and the answer is that is wasn't possible. I would like a specific behaviour on firefox. That, whenever I open i… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I believe I asked this about a year back, and the answer is that is wasn't possible.

I would like a specific behaviour on firefox. That, whenever I open it, it does the exact same thing. It opens a single new window. That it never ever tries to restore the last session. That it always starts fresh.

Preferably even if it "crashed", I tend not to close the browser but shut down with the tabs and apps open.

Intuitively this sounds to me like it should be easy to set, but I haven't been able to find a way.

Also, if possible I would like the rest of history to work. I find that history is useful, it's the session specifically I'd like it to forget / not try to resotre.

Thanks,

Sashin

Asked by myself2 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Way to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar???

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried… (read more)

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried couple programs, but they don't work. Devs said: position of Firefox window on the taskbar is store in Firefox and their program has no way of remembering that! Also windows get randomly shuffled each time, it is impossible to use like this. It takes me forever to find right window. It is annoying the hell out of me. How Firefox dev team doesn't fix something that basic??? This is so stupid...

Please tell me there is some solution...

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

Using the Calendar within Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird setup save any email attachments etc to download folder. When i use lightning Calendar addon, i create a event on a specific date. I like the calendar … (read more)

I have Thunderbird setup save any email attachments etc to download folder. When i use lightning Calendar addon, i create a event on a specific date. I like the calendar functions that i can remind myself something need to be done on specific date. Anyway Thunderbird calendar saves these events (ICS) in download folder. Aim of my day is the clean out the download folder so i can start fresh the following day. I have accidentally delete some events or reminders in download folder. I would like to able to save all events or ICS of the calendar somewhere else like a folder example called calendar events folder. or be able move them somewhere safe. Does that make sense or can it be setup?

Asked by omickymouse 1 week ago

firefox browser

Problems with glitzy new browser: 1. Home page replaced by a mystery page. That page appears even without an Internet connection. 2. Address bar does not allow a keyed… (read more)

Problems with glitzy new browser: 1. Home page replaced by a mystery page. That page appears even without an Internet connection. 2. Address bar does not allow a keyed or pasted URL. 3. Colors at top of screen blot out the min, max, and close buttons and make the open page buttons unreadable.except for active page button. 4. Moving to a new, or even a follow-up, page is slower.

I have been with Mozilla ever since the early days with the Netscape browser, and have always been happy with the many updates, that is, until this one. Get rid of the colors, and make the address bar functional again. I found the solution to the "mystery page" in Tools/Settings and reclaimed my home page, "homepage." I hope it holds.

Asked by burnham33 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

SYNC'ING OF HARDWARE SETTINGS

Hello there, I would like to know how to disable sync'ing some harware related options ( which depends on the machine) like harware acceleration, theme etc, which i pref… (read more)

Hello there,

I would like to know how to disable sync'ing  some harware related options ( which depends on the machine) like harware acceleration, theme etc, which i prefer to use different settings for different devices. seen that all these settings get merged when I am changing for one device.

Asked by ARBSrm 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Cannot enable add-ons

Some of my add-ons have disabled themselves and there is no option to enable. I found a potential solution at this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1276… (read more)

Some of my add-ons have disabled themselves and there is no option to enable. I found a potential solution at this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1276602 but wanted to clarify what to delete in the Profile Folder. I can't continue that thread because it is too old apparently.

The help says to: Delete all extensions* fileS and compatibility.ini in the Firefox profile folder to reset the extensions registry. There is only ONE FILE starting with extensionS. That would be extensions.json

It says to delete extensions* fileS. Could someone please clarify if I'm supposed to delete: extension-preferences.json extension-settings.json extensions Folder

Thank you!

Asked by notthatyoko 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Search engine icons as before

I didn't find a suggestion section, please move the post there. Please, return icons for search engines as was in Firefox <69 and how it's implemented in Vivaldi. I re… (read more)

I didn't find a suggestion section, please move the post there.

Please, return icons for search engines as was in Firefox <69 and how it's implemented in Vivaldi. I really avoid to update Firefox to "big update" when you changed everything such as interface and addons and themes support. Use themes as earlier would be nice, but without normal search engines icons UI became unusable: list of engines takes more space, search suggestions in list take more space, I must click twice (type a request, click on search engine, click "search").

Asked by heysup 6 days ago

Answered by Seburo 5 days ago

Finding Send Later App messages before they are sent (answer follows)

I loaded the full featured SEND LATER app - and then wondered where my send later messages could be viewed - to be sure I had actually written them! All of the answers on… (read more)

I loaded the full featured SEND LATER app - and then wondered where my send later messages could be viewed - to be sure I had actually written them! All of the answers online directed me to the OUTBOX. Which was empty.

I finally found them, living in the DRAFTS folder. I have Windows 10. So look in DRAFTS first!

Asked by Martin Platt 6 days ago

Reader view

I have been having trouble with reader view since I downloaded Firefox 90. Usually, I adjust the enlargement size and then print to read under better lighting. Now, if … (read more)

I have been having trouble with reader view since I downloaded Firefox 90. Usually, I adjust the enlargement size and then print to read under better lighting. Now, if I adjust to anything other than 100%, reader view cuts off part of the bottom of the page. This is very frustrating.

Asked by MelanieS 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

PDF text is printing as raster

I open and print pdfs in Firefox frequently. In settings I have it set for a pdf to open in Firefox, but this past week on all pdfs the text is now rasterized when printe… (read more)

I open and print pdfs in Firefox frequently. In settings I have it set for a pdf to open in Firefox, but this past week on all pdfs the text is now rasterized when printed. If I change the setting to allow the pdf to open in Acrobat I don't have this problem, but I am printing pdfs so often that it is a nuisance to have to close another window when the pdf opens in Acrobat. I noticed that Firefox did an upgrade last week and I wonder if there is a setting anywhere that I can change so the text isn't printing rasterized? I cannot seem to find a setting anywhere. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by liza.mulloy33 6 days ago

Can't get Firefox to remember my pdf preferences (always asks "What should Firefox do?") [Big Sur]

Hi guys, I've been trying for a couple weeks to make the switch from Chrome on Big Sur but am having trouble ironing a few things out. I work in research and view a ton o… (read more)

Hi guys,

I've been trying for a couple weeks to make the switch from Chrome on Big Sur but am having trouble ironing a few things out. I work in research and view a ton of pdfs, so I like them to (1) open in browser, and (2) specifically, open in a new tab. I haven't been able to get Firefox to do these things.

For (1), I get the "What should Firefox do with this file?" every time I download a pdf from Researchgate (even the same exact pdf). I select the options in the image ("open with Firefox (default)" and "do this every time." But it shows me the popup every time. I've gone to Preferences->Applications->PDFs->Open in Firefox but the behavior persists.

For (2), I'm at a loss - when I open downloaded pdfs, they always open in a new window. I don't even know if it's possible to get them to open in a new tab, but it would be nice and save me a lot of time.

Thanks in advance if anyone can point me in the right direction!

Asked by logan.robert.bingham 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

No speed dial (start page) in current tab

In Firefox <69 was a convenient behavior: when click on the address bar you see the speeddial with top sites. Now i can't see anything. In the menu i can just open lon… (read more)

In Firefox <69 was a convenient behavior: when click on the address bar you see the speeddial with top sites. Now i can't see anything. In the menu i can just open long list of bookmarks, which are even not sorted.

How can I open the main page with pinned sites without closing the current tab and open a new one? Ridiculous.

Please return previous behavior back. I prefer to see a speed dial instead of a darkened website.

Asked by heysup 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

Dark mode in Reader View recently got darker - now it's too dark :(

Hi all! Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?) Now it's way too much contr… (read more)

Hi all!

Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?)

Now it's way too much contrast for me... is there a way to revert to the previous hue, a slightly lighter shade of grey?

Thanks!

Asked by greyguy 6 days ago

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[SOLVED] How to prevent website body background color from coloring my scrollbars?

I operate a website in which the body background is black. My background image has a black background. And inside the body, I place a white-background div, which carrie… (read more)

I operate a website in which the body background is black. My background image has a black background. And inside the body, I place a white-background div, which carries the text. My issue is, the scroll trough is some shade of black and the scrollbar is a lesser shade of black.

On any white-body website, I have visible shades of grey and I can see my scrollbar controls.

Where do I go to apply !important CSS rules to my browser interface? I want to establish a suitable color scheme for my scrollbars that override website CSS.

//EDIT: I've found a few typos and fixed them, above. I have then added the text below:.

If I edit the stylesheet to change the body background color on the website, it affects the scrollbar coloring, and ruins the website appearance.

Only if some developer would use the Linux system colors in Firefox so that theme colors are the same in Firefox as they are in the Linux apps that follow the rules, then Firefox would be a much better browser. Is there an add-on that will resolve this issue?

Is there a CSS fix that I can apply? In past decades, websites wanted to color the scrollbars but they are the property of the user, not an extension of the website. What's become of that idea?

Asked by Linux_Mint_Firefox 6 days ago

Answered by Linux_Mint_Firefox 5 days ago

Sharing a link via airdrop

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared… (read more)

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared and, although I read here that I could do that by right clicking the page, the option for SHARE does not appear. Can you please explain how to do this now? (I use a Mac).

Asked by findmariag 6 days ago