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How to correct misinformation in Mozilla support system when the wrong solution is archived?

In this post, the wrong solution is given to a problem and question about removing the tab mute button: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509 The correct so… (read more)

In this post, the wrong solution is given to a problem and question about removing the tab mute button: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509

The correct solution is to change this variable: browser.tabs.showAudioMuteIcon

I hate it when a subject is closed with the wrong solution given, reminds me of reddit.

Asked by properkinetics 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 37 minutes ago

Problem with: Restoring previous session

I had so many problems with it, I went through downloading different "session save" add-ons, I know what solution you guys will give me, I've done most of the posts' inst… (read more)

I had so many problems with it, I went through downloading different "session save" add-ons, I know what solution you guys will give me, I've done most of the posts' instructions, this is more of a complaint post.

When Windows boots up and you had Firefox open before you shut down last time, it will open anew, automatically, with your previous session, but it's on the end of the list of things that launch on startup.

Forgetting you had it on and clicking the browser again, will open a new session with the home screen instead of the previous session, then when actual session Firefox launches it's a 50/50 whether it will be in home screen as well, or actually in your previous session. Now here is the fun part. If you close the new window with just the home tab, that will now become the latest session, so your previous one will be deleted.

How to get around that? Move your home tab into your session instead of closing the window, it works 100% of the time... But can we, not start a new session if you close the home screen, or if you close just 1 tab it doesn't count as a different session. I dunno, just throwing ideas out there.

Hope this reaches those with the same issue, or people in positions to fix the issue, if anyone wants to use session saving add-ons, I took fancy to Tab Session Manager and Easy Session Manager, though not perfect, I don't advise for over 150 tabs.

I'll try to be as active on this thread as I can be, thanks for reading through! :>

Asked by Nuyu 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Bars, Tabs and Icons

There are no more borders around the tabs except the active one. It is hard to click click fast to change to another tab - special with pinned tabs with some icons blured… (read more)

There are no more borders around the tabs except the active one. It is hard to click click fast to change to another tab - special with pinned tabs with some icons blured with the theme I love. Also the theme-icons got deactivated and there is now the lower bar empty without the tabs. They went up into a new bar higher added. How can I fix that with boardred tabs located downwards and the intuitiv easier clickable icons back?

Asked by stylist_robert 1 month ago

Last reply by atsdon1 1 day ago

Bookmark management

Recently there was a change in the way bookmarks are displayed. If I go into Manage Bookmarks they are sorted in the order I want them to be shown, but the bookmarks off… (read more)

Recently there was a change in the way bookmarks are displayed. If I go into Manage Bookmarks they are sorted in the order I want them to be shown, but the bookmarks offered to me appear to be random, or possibly most recently used. That is totally useless when I want to find a particular bookmark.

How do I get Firefox to display bookmarks in the order I have them in the Manage Bookmarks tab? Alternately is there a way I can get the manage bookmarks window to show up as a column on the left or right of my desktop? That would allow me to easily find a bookmark, and also to add a bookmark in the correct location to assist me in finding it later.

Asked by abnelson 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Firefox Repeatedly Removes Tabs

Firefox over the past couple years has proven inconsistent. For days or weeks it will display the open tabs I intentionally left open, then without warning, without askin… (read more)

Firefox over the past couple years has proven inconsistent. For days or weeks it will display the open tabs I intentionally left open, then without warning, without asking me, without my permission it closes them and provides no means of restoring them. As a result, I have discontinued all use of Firefox because the problem has been known for years yet continues.

Asked by fmarkjones 1 week ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 week ago

More of a suggestion, Context Menu option to open tab in new window

So, if I want to open a tab that exists in my current open Firefox to a new window, or a new private window(Good for accessing an alt account without logging out a main a… (read more)

So, if I want to open a tab that exists in my current open Firefox to a new window, or a new private window(Good for accessing an alt account without logging out a main account), I have to right-click the taskbar icon for it, or the desktop icon, firefox's settings menu, or a keypress; navigate to the page, and log in.

It would be super convenient to send a tab to a new window or private window from right-clicking the desired tab, and selecting an option. Currently, (90.0..1), there is just a send to container option, which doesn't exactly accomplish what I am looking for.

This is purely QoL, but it would speed things up quite a bit.

Asked by 4g0tt3nSou1 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Ctrl D not working to save all tabs suddenly

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some… (read more)

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some other online resources but nothing seems to work. Ideas? Help! Thanks!

Asked by jefftech 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

the names of sites have black dots

as shown in the image attached , the name of the sites is displayed in a strange ways and even when i search in the the search bar in main page words don't show up proper… (read more)

as shown in the image attached , the name of the sites is displayed in a strange ways and even when i search in the the search bar in main page words don't show up properly

any fix please i checked my other browsers they are all displaying fine

Asked by z2max06 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Pinned Tabs

Hello. Cycling through unpinned tabs is easy, Ctrl+Tab does the job.... But what about pinned tabs? People are more likely to have more pinned tabs open and saved to th… (read more)

Hello.

Cycling through unpinned tabs is easy, Ctrl+Tab does the job.... But what about pinned tabs?

People are more likely to have more pinned tabs open and saved to their browser than unpinned tabs, like myself, as surely, that is the point of pinned tabs.

So I cannot for the life of me understand why I can't find a keyboard shortcut to cycle through these!! Is it really possible for developers to overlook this simple but extremely useful and effective shortcut?!

Can anyone help?

Mike.

Asked by mikejenkins 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

New tabs and links won't load. Blank page

In the latest versions of Firefox. Tabs and links won't load. Maybe the first few work but after that none at all. I've reinstalled and refreshed and removed extensions a… (read more)

In the latest versions of Firefox. Tabs and links won't load. Maybe the first few work but after that none at all. I've reinstalled and refreshed and removed extensions and themes. Also happened in troubleshooting mode. Please help!

Asked by surfrll 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Restoring Tabs from Backups

I had to reinstall Windows because of a blue screen of death I couldn't fix. My firefox and everything else was gone. I want to restore my Firefox tabs. I've clicked on h… (read more)

I had to reinstall Windows because of a blue screen of death I couldn't fix. My firefox and everything else was gone. I want to restore my Firefox tabs. I've clicked on history, manage history, then Import and Backup, then Restore, and then I tried choosing the file from before I had to reinstall, but when I click on that file and click open, I get the message, this will replace all of your current bookmarks with the backup. Are you sure? I click ok, but nothing happens. These are the files in the sessionstore-backups folder: previous.jsonlz4 recovery.baklz4 upgrade.jsonlz4-20210504152106 upgrade.jsonlz4-20210527174632 upgrade.jsonlz4-20210622155641

Asked by DoctorXX 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Tab placement & behavior Firefox 90

Help! In Firefox 89 (as in all previous) all open tabs lined up at the top (first screen shot). When I updated to 90, they disappeared and only one (current) tab shows up… (read more)

Help! In Firefox 89 (as in all previous) all open tabs lined up at the top (first screen shot). When I updated to 90, they disappeared and only one (current) tab shows up at bottom right (second screen shot). I cannot find a way to see all open tabs as before - only when I close the current tab will the entire lineup of open tabs show for a moment and then go back to the single current open tab. I can't work this way and it's driving me crazy. I've searched online, tried changing settings in about:config and nothing seems to want to put all open tabs back up top where they were. What am I missing? (More - I am trying to upload a screen shot and just get the spinning gear. The file is below the upload size limit. I'm going to try submitting this anyway.)

Asked by rpini 2 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

MacOS: Change the Shortcut for Next and Previous Tab

Hi, I know this is been asked and discussed multiple times over the years. But the current [CTRL+TAB] and [CTRL+PGUP/PGDOWN] are less that optimum for people who use Mac'… (read more)

Hi,

I know this is been asked and discussed multiple times over the years. But the current [CTRL+TAB] and [CTRL+PGUP/PGDOWN] are less that optimum for people who use Mac's.

We like to use CMD+[CTRL/SHIFT]+Left/Right. If there would a menu item for the two operations then it's quite easily do do via keyboard settings. But as that has been removed we're stuck with something which doesn't really work on notebook as there aren't any PGUP/PGDOWN keys ....

Please make it programmable or add the "Next Tab..." and "Previous Tab..." back to the Window menu.

Cheers.

Asked by casperghst42 4 months ago

Last reply by tjptaka 2 weeks ago

Can't restore previous session from sessionstore-backups

Today I opened my Firefox and all my tabs are gone. I was able to find a backup in sessionstore-backups, but when I renamed it to "sessionstore.jsonlz4" and replaced the … (read more)

Today I opened my Firefox and all my tabs are gone. I was able to find a backup in sessionstore-backups, but when I renamed it to "sessionstore.jsonlz4" and replaced the one in the main profile folder, opening Firefox still don't gave me any tabs, just the default "new tab".

Asked by ytiantong 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

TABs nicht alle sichtbar und unten!

Hallo, ich bin entsetzt nach der neuen Version. Wie bekomme ich die TABs von der Taskleiste wieder nach oben unter die Lesezeichen und vor allen stört mich, dass nur der … (read more)

Hallo,

ich bin entsetzt nach der neuen Version.

Wie bekomme ich die TABs von der Taskleiste wieder nach oben unter die Lesezeichen und vor allen stört mich, dass nur der TAB sichbar ist, der im Zugriff ist.

Ich sehe nicht mehr wie viele TABs geöffnet sind bzw. ich kann nicht gezielt meinen Wunsch-TAB anklicken, sondern mich mit >Strg< und >Tab< zum richtigen klicken.

Ein angehefteter TAB unten links, no go, wir lesen ja nicht von unten nach oben.

Meine alte USERChrome.css funktioniert nicht mehr und im WWW finde ich nichts was hilft.

Für Eure Hilfe vielen Dank im Voraus.

Asked by mj__ 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Stop Firefox new tab searching in address bar and new tab opening to homepage instead

When I open a new tab, Firefox shows Google search in a bar in the middle of the page. If I try searching in it, it starts searching in address bar instead with a black b… (read more)

When I open a new tab, Firefox shows Google search in a bar in the middle of the page. If I try searching in it, it starts searching in address bar instead with a black background and white script. How do I stop that and search in the Google bar? Settings does not give an option to stop this new annoying "feature". Also, why can't new tab go to my home page instead (which is Google advanced search)?

Asked by star4514 3 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

I would like "new tab" to open my homepage. How do I do this?

Currently my only options for a new tab are "Firefox Home" or "Blank Page", however "Firefox Home" is not my homepage. I'd like new tabs to open up to DuckDuckGo (or ano… (read more)

Currently my only options for a new tab are "Firefox Home" or "Blank Page", however "Firefox Home" is not my homepage. I'd like new tabs to open up to DuckDuckGo (or another homepage), and am a little surprised that "Firefox Home" currently seems to require that I use Google...

Asked by roberto063 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago