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How do I restore a lost previous session

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new … (read more)

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new session in the homepage instead. When that happened, it didn't give me the option to restore my previous session (the option was grayed out) and hitting "Restart Firefox" in the crash window only opened another new tab at the home screen.

I had a decent number of tabs open that I would have like to keep open and I'm not able to remember all of them so is there a way to retrieve a lost session at this point?

Asked by Mike 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

I want to increase the font size for the tabs and bookmarks ONLY

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is… (read more)

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is very difficult to read. I don't want to increase the size of everything else - ***just the tab and bookmark text***. I've tried the fix seen elsewhere in the community for this question, but that doesn't change the size at all. If I increase the size, say by Zoom, that's a problem with my page layout. Can anyone help, please?

I'm on a Mac, but using an LG monitor, so no Retina display.

Asked by mscwebmaster 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox runs on startup even though I explicitly told it not to

I set winRegisterApplicationRestart to false. Firefox doesn't appear in the task manager startup programs list. There is no link to firefox in the startup folder. Neverth… (read more)

I set winRegisterApplicationRestart to false. Firefox doesn't appear in the task manager startup programs list. There is no link to firefox in the startup folder. Nevertheless, firefox runs itself when I log on. How can I make it stop?

Asked by brisingre 1 year ago

Last reply by mjwh56 11 months ago

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address bar autocompletes to depreciated url; how to stop?

Hello, I recently was forced to change the address of my blog from "universalism.com.au" to "universalism-au.com" (due to silly legal requirements introduced a few months… (read more)

Hello,

I recently was forced to change the address of my blog from "universalism.com.au" to "universalism-au.com" (due to silly legal requirements introduced a few months back about requiring an ABN if you want to use the .au suffix).

"universalism.com.au" is now a dead link, but when I start typing "uni..." in the address bar, it always autocompletes to this old and depreciated url rather than my new one. I would like to be able to type "uni..." and have it autocomplete to the new address, "universalism-au.com"

I have cleared what seems relevant from my browsing history, but no luck. Is this perhaps being caused by my default search engine (duckduckgo) recommending the wrong address?

I have attached a screenshot if this helps.

Asked by tikajr 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Incorrect display of the menu after updating 92.0

FF has been updated to 92.0 Bulleted list itemWhen using a standard default language and installed in English user interface there is a bug to display the context menu.… (read more)

FF has been updated to 92.0

  • Bulleted list itemWhen using a standard default language and installed in English user interface there is a bug to display the context menu. Mix the interface languages is pre-installed early
  • Bulleted list itemSecond problem when changing About: Preferences # General => Set Alternatives No ability to delete an early preset language

Asked by ঔৣDmitROSEঔ 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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window.alert window size

I am developing some html and javascript applications. During testing I use the windows.alert box to show some innerHTML values. This worked fine, until after a while, th… (read more)

I am developing some html and javascript applications. During testing I use the windows.alert box to show some innerHTML values. This worked fine, until after a while, the Alert box window size changes to a small window, showing only the horizontal slider.

I have restarted the browser, but that didn't change anything.

What can I do to have the full Alert window back?

Thanks for your help, Jan

Asked by stroebie 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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When clicking "open link in new tab" Firefox sometimes opens in new window instead

When I open a first Firefox instance from taskbar in Windows 10, if I do a Google search then right click on any of the results, then select "Open Link in New Tab", FF la… (read more)

When I open a first Firefox instance from taskbar in Windows 10, if I do a Google search then right click on any of the results, then select "Open Link in New Tab", FF lalways opens that link in a new window, not a new tab as requested. The new window takes up the right hand half of my display which means I have to manually size it larger or maximize it. This behavior continues as long as I use the first FF window to open any links - they never open in a tab of the original window and only create lots of windows - this is very hard to deal with IMHO. Now here's the weird part - If I use one of the new windows, then FF behaves just as it should. Do a Google search and all links can be opened in new tabs in the new window, as requested. I did not notice this strange behavior until about April 10 when I believe I accepted a new update to FF.

Asked by qtluom 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 months ago

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work for me. I've tried using my regular FF profile (a dozen addons or so) and a VANILLA profile… (read more)

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work for me. I've tried using my regular FF profile (a dozen addons or so) and a VANILLA profile with no addons. The same is true for Ctrl+Shift+End shortcut.

i've also tried on two different keyboards.

so, is it me, is the documentation wrong or is this broken?

thanks


Joe P

Asked by Joe P 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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desktop shortcuts for different browser sessions

Problem: I need to run different browsersessions with multiple tabs. I sort the websites in multiple browser windows about topics which i need for different tasks. So far… (read more)

Problem: I need to run different browsersessions with multiple tabs. I sort the websites in multiple browser windows about topics which i need for different tasks. So far no problem. I also managed, that when i close Firefox it will restart that different sessions. But - there is no need to have all them sessions open at the same time, which also costs a lot of RAM and CPU power.

My idea was to have different desktop shortcuts to start them different sessions only when i need them.

Up to now this is not common. But it seems to become a common need. A lot people work with lot's of tabs at the same time and struggle with their resources. As admin i can see that very often.

I assume, that it is possible to handle that with a script. But then i would have to change the script with every change of a single url. 

Does anyone have a simple and smart solution?

Thank you all in advance and happy new year for everybody! :-)

Asked by info4396 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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How do I put the 'text' from a document up on the screen so that I can read it?

I have been trying some Software that the PC user can use, to change a data file so that Firefox will show only the text that the data file contains. The data files that… (read more)

I have been trying some Software that the PC user can use, to change a data file so that Firefox will show only the text that the data file contains. The data files that I have been working with are .doc, .docx, and .rtl(?) and have even tried .html. But so far I haven't found a format that seems to work with Firefox. Has any body any ideas? This area that I'm working in is rather new to me, and for that reason I seem to keep going around in circles.

Asked by warp4dennis 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

How to get disable the firefox update popup

I don't want to update my firefox. I was able to disable automatic updates. But the popup keeps coming once in a while. I need to get rid of that popup somehow. Please le… (read more)

I don't want to update my firefox. I was able to disable automatic updates. But the popup keeps coming once in a while. I need to get rid of that popup somehow.

Please let me know if there is a way to disable it other than collapsing NAV Bar.

Asked by yash292k11 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

Deleting item in dropdown window.

I have tried a hundred times and this method does NOT work. open search. use down arrow highlight item press delete Why is this so difficult? Thank you. … (read more)

I have tried a hundred times and this method does NOT work.

open search. use down arrow highlight item press delete

Why is this so difficult?

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Copying URL, etc.

I got an automatic update to 89.0 (Windows 64-bit). How do I copy the URL easily in this version? (The little dot menu in the URL bar that was so easy to copy, send to … (read more)

I got an automatic update to 89.0 (Windows 64-bit). How do I copy the URL easily in this version? (The little dot menu in the URL bar that was so easy to copy, send to another device, etc.) is gone.

Asked by siouxland 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

Change color of blank page

If I set my home page to "blank" in Firefox settings, it defaults to a blank white page. How do I change the color of this page? Setting background color in the "appeara… (read more)

If I set my home page to "blank" in Firefox settings, it defaults to a blank white page. How do I change the color of this page?

Setting background color in the "appearance" section has no effect for me.

I'm on linux if it matters.

Asked by 24michaelpartridge 4 months ago

Last reply by TNorth 4 months ago