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Is there a working add-on like Conex/tab-groups

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Fire… (read more)

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Firefox update, but now it's broken, and he hasn't updated it since 2019, so I think it's a dead project at this point.

I've tried Simple Tab Groups and found it pretty useless for my purposes. I've been experimenting with Tab Stash and it's a little better, but still really not what I want.

I want something at least similar to Conex: an icon up top that I click to get a dropdown menu of all of the groups that I've set up, maybe with a search box to find tabs that I've forgotten which group they're in.

Does anyone know of anything like this that still works?

Asked by albo 20 minutes ago

How can I change the background of Firefox on a "New Tab"?

Hi! So, I just wanted to ask, is there any way to change the background in Firefox's "New Tab"? I think it is better to have something different instead of a blank and li… (read more)

Hi! So, I just wanted to ask, is there any way to change the background in Firefox's "New Tab"? I think it is better to have something different instead of a blank and light/dark background.

I would love to find out, because Google Chrome has that feature, but I still wanna use Firefox.

See you later and thanks for any help!

Asked by Kristian 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours 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 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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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 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

Can I create custom redirects for certain domains?

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install somet… (read more)

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install something for just creating one rule.

Candidate solutions - userscript options - about:config options

Restrictions - cross platform - browser level

Is there something? Thank you.

Asked by FirefoxIsAwesome 13 hours ago

add-on awaiting for review over a week

Hi, not sure if that's the right place for developers support but I couldn't find another option. my addon https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/habitica-pomodor… (read more)

Hi, not sure if that's the right place for developers support but I couldn't find another option. my addon https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/habitica-pomodoro-sitekeeper/ is stuck on "awaiting review" for 8 days now... what can I do about it?

Thanks

Asked by ofex.create 14 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 14 hours ago

HOW to get firefox theme like older REASONABLE DESIGN And not FLASHING TABS every load?

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous … (read more)

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous obnoxious ANIMATED TABS ON EVERY FRICKEN LOAD that is ludicrous FOR REAL! Where is the option to FIX THAT MADNESS, THANK!

Asked by Wes 15 hours ago

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Firefox Force to store image using "Save AS" as Webp even image type is png, jpt etc

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and … (read more)

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png

i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and i feel its not good solution. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1286715

Asked by asadkamran786 20 hours ago

Answered by asadkamran786 20 hours ago

reverse direction of movement with middle mouse wheel click and drag

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right … (read more)

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right moves the page right.

also this happens when using firefox's built in pdf viewer.

is there a way to reverse these directions?

my goal would be to have similar action/movement when using the hand tool in acrobat or photoshop.

thanks

Asked by s.grue.9 22 hours ago

Add-ons are not installing

Hello, I have recently tried to install a couple different add-ons and the same thing happens each time; once I click "Add to Firefox," the little blue ball goes left to … (read more)

Hello, I have recently tried to install a couple different add-ons and the same thing happens each time; once I click "Add to Firefox," the little blue ball goes left to right but nothing ever happens beyond that. I have the most recent version of the browser and have never had any issues prior. I do not have a VPN running or any other software interfering my connection. All other website and downloads seem to function normally. Can someone shed some light on what's going wrong here?

Asked by aliciasensei 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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[SOLVED]MP3 and video files starts to play instead of asking to download.

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, bu… (read more)

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, but I would like it get the prompt instead, if possible.

-Howard

Asked by howard_e_frogge 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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drop down menus

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem wa… (read more)

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem was fixed. Will the next update put the menus back as they belong?

Asked by gmwestall 2 days ago

Answered by TNorth 1 day ago

How do I keep a small WINDOWS NOTEPAD always ontop of Mozilla Firefox Browser Window

How do I keep a small WINDOWS NOTEPAD "always ontop" of Mozilla Firefox Browser Window -- instead of having to reopening it everytime I use the browser window?? So annoyi… (read more)

How do I keep a small WINDOWS NOTEPAD "always ontop" of Mozilla Firefox Browser Window -- instead of having to reopening it everytime I use the browser window?? So annoying and not very productive......

Asked by dklack 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Skip the "open or save" dialog box when downloading an attachment in Gmail

I'm a recent convert from Chrome after decades (used to use Firefox waaaaaay back in the day) so I've become quite accustomed to how things worked in Chrome. I've found m… (read more)

I'm a recent convert from Chrome after decades (used to use Firefox waaaaaay back in the day) so I've become quite accustomed to how things worked in Chrome. I've found most of the workarounds to get it back to what I'm used to but one has stumped me and I've spent too many hours searching and reading so I'm hoping someone here can help... (I just discovered part of the problem while taking screenshots, I think it's the extension)

In Chrome, when in Gmail and clicking the download button to download an attachment, it would bring up the "save as" but in Firefox, while it will do that now for common things like jpg etc, I can't get it to do it for a .ds2 or .dss extension which are my most common downloads.

I see the Applications box in Settings/General but it doesn't show .ds2 or .dss and when I search, nothing. How do I add these two extensions so that when I try to download, it gives me the option to "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" option? Thank you!!

Asked by mysgyn 1 day ago

Firefox is giving me Troubleshooting Steps that don'e exist on my Firefox?

Ok so the question I was originally asking is why Firefox won't adjust to my computers Settings. For instance I have to Zoom to 150% to read my emails even though the min… (read more)

Ok so the question I was originally asking is why Firefox won't adjust to my computers Settings. For instance I have to Zoom to 150% to read my emails even though the minimum font size is set 20. So I went on the Help page and it kept giving direction do Refreshing the page, which I believe I've done before but the tutorial said they've changed the way it looks and where its at and unfortunately on my current, newest version, Firefox its nowhere. For starters, click on the 3 lines ie the Menu Bar on the right, good, then go down to Help, no Help listed in the Drop-Down Menu, No Troubleshooting, no More Tools? I am stuck? Ok under Share Data it says "safe-mode false" ?

Asked by sercouwis2004 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

settings locking search ?

I must have something set wrong on FireFox because my results of a Fold3 search will not go to the A-Z sort--it always stays on relevance. Fold3 search did go to the A-… (read more)

I must have something set wrong on FireFox because my results of a Fold3 search will not go to the A-Z sort--it always stays on relevance. Fold3 search did go to the A-Z sort on Edge Browser so I'm hoping someone can tell me what I have set wrong on Firefox.

Win 10, 16 GB memory, Dell xps 8700

Asked by ablstnlki12 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

I am a new firefox user and just added the bitwarden extension. How do I access it?

How can I access my add ons and extensions once they are installed? Is there an icon I am missing? Searched the help topics and I must be the only dummy new to firefox … (read more)

How can I access my add ons and extensions once they are installed? Is there an icon I am missing? Searched the help topics and I must be the only dummy new to firefox that can't figure it out.

Asked by koob.john 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

How to make Ctrl+Shift+Up/Down arrows select text by paragraphs?

I work with text a lot in the browser. In Chrome, I can select a piece of text, then press Ctrl+Shift+Up/Down arrow to select paragraphs above or below the selected text.… (read more)

I work with text a lot in the browser. In Chrome, I can select a piece of text, then press Ctrl+Shift+Up/Down arrow to select paragraphs above or below the selected text. Also in Chrome, I can press Ctrl+up/down arrow to move the text cursor one paragraph above or one paragraph below when I type. But in FireFox, the combination ctrl+up/down arrow duplicates home and end. Tell me how can I assign actions to these keyboard shortcuts to work with paragraphs?

Asked by MoonlightFoxCub 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago