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Selecting specific search results in google

Mission is to select some of my google search results (links) in order to copy their urls using Firefox add-on Copy Selected links. It use to work that by pressing Ctrl I… (read more)

Mission is to select some of my google search results (links) in order to copy their urls using Firefox add-on Copy Selected links. It use to work that by pressing Ctrl I could select with mouse left button different links in search results but now it is selecting all previous links as well and I cannot have a control over the selections. I want only some of the links in google not all. Are you able to help me?

Asked by erik27 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Unable to save a webpage as PDF

I recently updated the Firefox browser on my android phone to version 79.0.5 and the saving a webpage to PDF option isn't present anymore. Has the feature been removed? A… (read more)

I recently updated the Firefox browser on my android phone to version 79.0.5 and the saving a webpage to PDF option isn't present anymore. Has the feature been removed? Any help would be great.

Asked by akshitlonare 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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Can't unpin a site

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contr… (read more)

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contrast to other pinned sites). It's not a huge problem, but I have some ethical issues with Amazon, so the last thing I want to see every time I open my browser is their logo. I also wonder how did it get there in the first place (I sometimes do browse the site to get an idea what are the prices of various products, but not too often and I'm not sure if there is a way to pin it by accident at all). Does anyone have the same problem?

Asked by rypeld 1 week ago

Answered by rypeld 1 week ago

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cropping of video

Only reason I don't use Firefox android is because of cropping issue of videos in full screen mode. It's annoying and user should be give a choice of crop, fit,zoom etc l… (read more)

Only reason I don't use Firefox android is because of cropping issue of videos in full screen mode. It's annoying and user should be give a choice of crop, fit,zoom etc like any other player.

Asked by dhanishroy 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Browser remember zoom level setting personalised to each unique website url address

There is a business opportunity for future web browser upgrades to add a function in settings for the browser to auto remember the last used zoom level e.g. +150% setting… (read more)

There is a business opportunity for future web browser upgrades to add a function in settings for the browser to auto remember the last used zoom level e.g. +150% settings based on the unique website address. As different web publishers use different font sizes between different web domains or even within the same article, it makes ergonomic and business sense for our global aging population to have a browser that targets this untapped opportunity or to be better marketed to the elderly. This can be a delegated project to a highly skilled outsourced engineer to max your profits, salary increase, and max charity donations to orphans

Asked by feedback.money.tsai 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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how to fix losing all your typed work in firefox session when you hit the 'backspace' key

the problem with firefox going to a previous page and deleting all your typed work when you hit the backspace key is a known issue, for over eight years, and firefox has … (read more)

the problem with firefox going to a previous page and deleting all your typed work when you hit the backspace key is a known issue, for over eight years, and firefox has no intention of fixing the problem despite countless user complaints. the resulting loss in thousands of man-hours of work is not acceptable under any circumstances

but what is unacceptable aside from all the lost man-hours is that instead of mozilla immediately fixing the problem, it has allowed it to linger. i can no longer afford to use mozilla software. it's easier for me to delete all mozilla software from each and every one of my computers than have to keep track of the browser.backspace_action key for all of them. i'm going through all my drives and deleting everything to do with firefox

here's how to do it: download vivaldi browser and import all of your firefox settings: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11v63-MFUkOGVRm4Oia5EuW_ZTqVZosXl/view?usp=sharing

use this walkthrough to import all of your firefox tabs into vivaldi: https://browserengine.net/how-to-import-tabs-from-chrome-to-firefox-and-vice-versa/

search through all your drives for "mozilla" and "firefox", and delete everything, esp. having to do with "installer" or "setup" https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S5iAcWjC_wh0vNiWJujR-xk7lfhgihPJ/view?usp=sharing

there. you will never destroy your work by using the backspace key, and you can edit your typed work without fear of mozilla hijacking your browser and destroying all of your work

you can go the extra mile by putting every correspondence from mozilla that concerns donations into the spam folder

Asked by hamoo 1 week ago

Answered by hamoo 1 week ago

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How can I exclude urls ending with .lan from searching

In my home network there are several servers whose URLs end with ".lan". For example http://nas.lan or http://router.lan. When I want to connect to these machines with Fi… (read more)

In my home network there are several servers whose URLs end with ".lan". For example http://nas.lan or http://router.lan. When I want to connect to these machines with Firefox, I usually type router.lan in the address bar. But then Firefox starts searching for router.lan on google. Afterwards I am asked if I had wanted to access http://router.lan instead and when I click "Yes" Firefox takes me where I actually wanted to go. However, this can get quite annoying over time, and I wonder if it is possible to tell Firefox to go directly to the URL I enter whenever it is a string ending with ".lan" and avoid to search for it? Don't get me wrong, I do not want to disable the search bar completely as I am very used to type in searches into the address bar directly.

Asked by joalbauer 1 week ago

Answered by Standard8 1 week ago

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Can't load twitter : https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired.

Twitter works fin on other browsers, just not firefox. Worked yesterday. Today I get: Oops. The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violatio… (read more)

Twitter works fin on other browsers, just not firefox. Worked yesterday. Today I get: Oops.

The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired.

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the data transmission was detected.

   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Mac Catalina, Firefox 81.0 thanks

Asked by johndillworth 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

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Firefox Management - Browser Extensions

Hi all, I work in an organization where many employees use Firefox browser. I would like to create a whitelist with browser extensions for firefox. So, I am trying to f… (read more)

Hi all,

I work in an organization where many employees use Firefox browser. I would like to create a whitelist with browser extensions for firefox.

So, I am trying to find a solution on how to manage Firefox in organization.

Could you help me?

Thank you, Evangelia

Asked by e.evaggeliou 3 weeks ago

Answered by Mike Kaply 2 weeks ago

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Firefox 78 and the webp file extension for images. How do I disable webp?

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop ser… (read more)

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop serving me webp images when it is optional. I understand there are websites that ONLY display webp format images, but I am also aware that jpg and png files exist on many of these websites as well. I do not want to disable the ability to display webp in the browser, but I want to turn off whatever option is currently turned on.

I'd like to go back to being able to right click, Save Image As > and end up saving a png or jpg. There have been several websites over the last few weeks that I have visited, and even if the image in the URL is named jpg or png, Firefox tries to save it as a webp. This is complicating my image saving process. I am using the Add-on named "Save webP as PNG or JPEG" which works, but slows down my saving process considerably. The Add-on does not remember the last folder I saved an image to, and adds several additional clicks to what used to be a simple process.

Is there a way in about:config to prevent Firefox from putting webp as the default file format in the Save Image As dialog box?

Suggesting that I use Internet Explorer or Edge is crazy. I'm not changing browsers.

You can demo this annoyance by trying to save this image, which is obviously supposed to be a jpg: https://media.entertainmentearth.com/assets/images/7c23e8c9a6014c57aa8f5d3e281b3834lg.jpg

Asked by brandon9 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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How to change the order of opened tabs?

Previous version of Firefox beta for Android I was able to go to the list of browser tabs, press and hold a tab to then drag the tab to change its position in the list of… (read more)

Previous version of Firefox beta for Android I was able to go to the list of browser tabs, press and hold a tab to then drag the tab to change its position in the list of open tabs. This feature seems to have either disappeared (if so, a reason for me to delete Firefox Preview and switch to a new browser) or it's still possible but is completely unclear how to do it now.

Asked by freek.wuthrich 6 months ago

Answered by kbrosnan 6 months ago