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Spell Check

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings… (read more)

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings are correct but still doesn't work properly.

Asked by Diddy_Pickle_Wicks 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Remove Search function in Address Bar

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of fire… (read more)

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of firefox, 94.0.2. I use the Search Bar religiously for searches to sites like google, wikipedia, youtube, amazon, and ebay. I NEVER use the address bar for searches. I have attempted to disable all functionality associated with searching via the address bar. When I go to the address bar, it is because I have a specifc url I know I want to type with a specific destination in mind. Occasionally, I have a need to just go to the home page of one of my search sites, most often it's amazon.com. Recently (not sure which version of firefox) I've found when I go to the Address Bar & type amazon.com, I cannot just go to amazon.com, instead the address bar turns into a search bar. How do I disable this? Its driving me mad! I swear I've disabled every option I can within about:config related to urlb. Please Help. I don't want to switch to Chrome, but I'm tired of my settings getting messed up every time mozilla pushes a new version.

Asked by andrewpatricksmith 1 year ago

Answered by andrewpatricksmith 1 year ago

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How to adjust the vertical Scroll bar widths in Firefox and Thunderbird-Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

Is there a relatively straight forward way to make the width of the scroll bars wider in firefox and thunderbird? Their default size can prove challenging to see and op… (read more)

Is there a relatively straight forward way to make the width of the scroll bars wider in firefox and thunderbird?

Their default size can prove challenging to see and operate for older users and I would like to be able to modify the width if possible.

I have found some info on the web, but nothing I have tried seems to work. Would be good to understand the best way to achieve this for my father's system:

OS Ubuntu: 20.04.2 LTS Thunderbird:78.8.1 Firefox: 88.01

Asked by Andbo553 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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Open pdf attachments in Adobe Reader

Thunderbird 91 opens inbox pdf attachments in a new tab instead of in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Is there a way to revert back to the old behavior where these were opened in … (read more)

Thunderbird 91 opens inbox pdf attachments in a new tab instead of in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Is there a way to revert back to the old behavior where these were opened in Adobe?

Asked by bubba101 1 year ago

Answered by bubba101 1 year ago

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adding URL's to the taskbar in Windows 10

I am using Windows 10. In other major browsers adding URL's to the taskbar is a simple task. Why is it so difficult in Firefox? Adding them to the desktop is easy but … (read more)

I am using Windows 10. In other major browsers adding URL's to the taskbar is a simple task. Why is it so difficult in Firefox? Adding them to the desktop is easy but not to the taskbar.

Asked by gpascott 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How do I stop threads from forming or displaying as threads?

Many people, including myself, use a received email to reply to sender / senders about issues unrelated to the thread. For this reason, I prefer to see all emails displa… (read more)

Many people, including myself, use a received email to reply to sender / senders about issues unrelated to the thread. For this reason, I prefer to see all emails displayed individually without reference or linking to previous ones. How do I turn off threading? Thanks

Asked by mikem451 1 year ago

Answered by Matt 1 year ago

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Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the off… (read more)

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the official add-on to the browser, it is throwing the following error, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt".

The add-on in question is, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/searchgiggle-search/

Any suggestions to address this issue would be appreciated.

I also noticed another post or two about the same topic. As per those posts, the issue got resolved automatically after some time. Can I expect the same?

Asked by srik.kid2012 2 years ago

Answered by srik.kid2012 2 years ago

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Kaspersky Password Manager Extension

Hi - I have been using Kaspersky Password Manager for many months, and it has great autofill capability for many browsers. It has been working great with Firefox, but as … (read more)

Hi - I have been using Kaspersky Password Manager for many months, and it has great autofill capability for many browsers. It has been working great with Firefox, but as of a month or 2 ago... it suddenly stopped working. I checked my extensions and it's no longer there. When I search for Kaspersky extensions... I don't see it anymore. Only "Kaspersky Protection", etc. Does anybody know if the extension isn't available for the current Windows version of Firefox? Of COURSE it works great in the (C-Word... CHROME!) Yuk. Thanks.

Asked by bmaddock24 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Dashlane extension not found to download on Firefox.

Dashlane Password Manager has been working as an extension on Firefox on my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop, but for an unknown reason it has disappeared from my toolbar. When … (read more)

Dashlane Password Manager has been working as an extension on Firefox on my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop, but for an unknown reason it has disappeared from my toolbar. When searching for 'Dashlane' on the Firefox browser to install the extension on my browser, nothing relating to 'Dashlane' can be foound.

Asked by John Wheal-Jones 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Setting My Home Page

Is there a way to set a web site as my home page and not have to reset it every week or so? Also, when will we be able to choose what web site is loaded when we open a ne… (read more)

Is there a way to set a web site as my home page and not have to reset it every week or so? Also, when will we be able to choose what web site is loaded when we open a new tab?

Asked by David Puthuff 1 year ago

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

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Thunderbird main screen font size

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past … (read more)

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past my time to futz.

Asked by rkau 1 year ago

Answered by rkau 1 year ago

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Hide Tab bar if there is only one tab

Hello! I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows): tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button { … (read more)

Hello!

I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows):

tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button {

   display: none !important;

}

#tabbrowser-tabs, #tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox, #tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox {
   min-height: 0 !important;

}

Since one of the recent Firefox updates, this code does no longer work. Maybe because there is a new element in the tab bar: A drop-down list at the right.

Any idea how to make the above code work again?

Peter

Asked by peter596 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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[Firefox 96] My userContent.css and userChrome.css Codes isn't Being Applied Anymore

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine. Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my F… (read more)

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine.

Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my Firefox returned to that old visual that I hated

tabs with spaces , but that's not the worst. The worst is the newTab visual that came back to the small and ugly bookmarks of the page we usually navigate. That are set on userContent.css I remember.

I checked some vars at about:config and everything is as it was.

So do I need to set true or false any new var there? These .css files are like they was never read. It looks like to me there is a new var, we need to change it.

What did happen?

  • my userChrome.css file content below:
/* Begin - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/base.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideFoldersNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/spacing-0.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/autohideBar-off.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on_hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
/* End - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");



/*** BEGIN Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/

  /* Compute new position, width, and padding */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 5px !important;
    left: 0px !important;
    width: 100% !important;
    padding: 0px !important;
  }
  /* for alternate Density settings */
  [uidensity="compact"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 3px !important;
  }
  [uidensity="touch"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 4px !important;
  }

  /* Prevent shift of URL bar contents */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-input-container {
    height: var(--urlbar-height) !important;
    padding: 0 !important;
  }

  /* Do not animate */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    animation: none !important;;
  }

  /* Remove shadows */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    box-shadow: none !important;
  }

/*** END Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/


/*** BEGIN Firefox 89 (June 2, 2021) ***/


/* https://github.com/black7375/Firefox-UI-Fix */

@media (-moz-proton) {

  /* Toolbar Height */
  #TabsToolbar
  .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab,
  .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 34px !important;
  }

  :root[uidensity=compact] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=compact] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=compact] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 30px !important;
  }
  :root[uidensity=touch] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=touch] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=touch] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 42px !important;
  }

  
}  
  

/*** END Firefox 89 (June 2, 2020) ***/

/*** BEGIN Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/
/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing ***/

menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {
  padding-block: 3px !important;
}
:root {
  --arrowpanel-menuitem-padding: 4px 8px !important;
}


/*** END Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/


  • and my userContent.css file content below:
/*AGENT_SHEET*/

/* Firefox 57+ userChrome.css tweaks ************************************************************/
/* code mostly taken from 'Classic Theme Restorer' & 'Classic Toolbar Buttons' add-ons **********/
/* by Aris (aris-addons@gmx.net)*****************************************************************/
/* Github: https://github.com/aris-t2/customcssforfx ********************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/*************************************************************************************************

  ENABLING options: remove the combination of / and * before @import
  DISABLING options: add the combination of / and * before @import
  
  Some @import features might not work properly on macOS and Linux -> Firefox bug
  
  CSS tweaks won't work, if @namespace references are used inside .css files!

*************************************************************************************************/

/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:addons *********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* NOTE: 'Version number for add-ons' will stop working soon, because Mozilla is going ***********
		 to drop XBL support: see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1397874 **********/

/* version number for add-ons *******************************************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_show_addon_version_number.css); /**/

/* addons page appearance - only use one at a time **********************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */

/* compact item lists - only use one at a time **************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact_more_compact.css); /**/

/* other settings *******************************************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_only_show_buttons_on_hover.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_replace_button_labels_with_icons.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/description_page_alternative_content_order.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/recentupdates_category_always_visible.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/search_category_always_visible.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:preferences ****************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* preferences page appearance - only use one at a time *****************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:newtab / about:home ********************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* @import url(./css/aboutnewtab/dark_appearance.css); /**/
@media (-moz-proton) {
  @-moz-document url("about:home"), url("about:newtab") {
    /** Activity Stream - Search Focus Border: like URL ***********************/
    /* At DarkMode, Color */
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(28, 27, 34, 1);"],
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(42, 42, 46, 1);"] {
      /* inner */
      --newtab-focus-border: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF, Better color-mix(in srgb, #B5D3FF 70%, transparent) */
      --newtab-focus-border-selected: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF */
    }

    /** Activity Stream - Web Site Icon: full size ****************************/
    /* Remove Firefox Logo on new Tabs
    div.logo-and-wordmark {
      display:none !important;
    }
    */
    .tile {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-icon .rich-icon {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-outer .tile .icon-wrapper {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
  }
}



/************************************************************************************************/
/* WEB CONTENT **********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* top level image on white background (can sometimes cause glitches) - only use one at a time **/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v1.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Marcelo 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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About: Config not working. Instead, typing this shows search engine results.

I am trying to disable auto-refresh on my tabs when I minimize them, but when I type 'about: config' into the address bar, it just shows search engine results instead of … (read more)

I am trying to disable auto-refresh on my tabs when I minimize them, but when I type 'about: config' into the address bar, it just shows search engine results instead of opening it as an actual URL. I have already gone into settings and disabled all search suggestions, and it's still doing it anyway.

What am I supposed to be doing here? I spent tons of time in the support community looking for fixes to my problem and all I found were people telling me to use Nightly, but I don't want to give up basic capabilities like printing etc.

Thanks!

Asked by forevernervouszan 11 months ago

Answered by forevernervouszan 11 months ago

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userChrome.css does not seem to be getting applied.

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect. I have set `toolkit.legacyUserPro… (read more)

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect.

I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets` to true.

Here's the full contents of the userChrome.css file: ```

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

#webrtcIndicator {
  display: none;
}

```

Asked by SirFireball 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How Do I Disable All Shortcut Keys

I have read the same named question that has been archived and have not found a solution to my problem there. I'm using Macro Express to define my own keystrokes which w… (read more)

I have read the same named question that has been archived and have not found a solution to my problem there. I'm using Macro Express to define my own keystrokes which works fine outside of FF. One of the keystrokes I have defined is Ctrl-Shift-k. A suggestion was to disable Developer Tools via about:config -> devtools.enable = false, but when I tried to use my definition of Ctrl-Shift-k, instead FF told me "You activated a Developer Tools shortcut. If that was a mistake, you can close this Tab." when in fact I wanted to have it invoke my own definition.

How can I override this (and other) keystrokes when using FF?

Asked by Bob's Firefox 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago