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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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about.config

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in opt… (read more)

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in options but nothing works.

Firefox 82.0.2

Asked by charlesyalden 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar Shortcut CONTROL + SHIFT + B

When I used CONTROL + SHIFT + B it opens the bookmarks window, when the documentation says it should toggle the visibility of the bookmarks boolbar. I'm on 83.0 64-bit on… (read more)

When I used CONTROL + SHIFT + B it opens the bookmarks window, when the documentation says it should toggle the visibility of the bookmarks boolbar. I'm on 83.0 64-bit on Win10. I've also got FF Dev Edn (84.0b8 64-bit) and this shortcut works fine. I've tried refreshing Firefox profile/settings from the Help/Troubleshooting menu. Anything else I can try to get this working?

Asked by Lukas 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Running Firefox on read-only file system

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to… (read more)

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to write the logs to /tmp but still Firefox is not starting up and it's failing with the following error.

Any guidance on how to get it working?

firefox_driver = webdriver.Firefox(firefox_profile=ff_profile, firefox_binary='/opt/firefox/firefox', options=firefox_options, service_log_path='/tmp/geckodriver.log')

 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/firefox/webdriver.py", line 170, in __init__
   RemoteWebDriver.__init__(
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 157, in __init__
   self.start_session(capabilities, browser_profile)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 252, in start_session
   response = self.execute(Command.NEW_SESSION, parameters)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 321, in execute
   self.error_handler.check_response(response)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/errorhandler.py", line 242, in check_response
   raise exception_class(message, screen, stacktrace)

Asked by Prakash P 2 months ago

Answered by Prakash P 1 month ago

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Firefox 86: change print margin unit from inch to millimeters

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see scr… (read more)

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see screenshot, in German). In previous versions, it was possible to set the unit in the prefs by changing "print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_size_unit". Value 0 meant imperial units, value 1 meant metric units. This entry does no longer exist.

There is still the entry "print.printer_printername.print_paper_size_unit" for every printer that's installed. Those values are all set to 1 in my case but this doesn't seem to have any effect.

So how can I set the margins of printed pages in millimeters instead of inches?

Asked by mrmustard1 1 month ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 1 month ago

Missing Backspace functionality

Why did Firefox developers simply disable "Backspace" instead of making it a selection in "Settings"? I understand why some users can't stay "focused" and lose typed dat… (read more)

Why did Firefox developers simply disable "Backspace" instead of making it a selection in "Settings"? I understand why some users can't stay "focused" and lose typed data, but the rest of us really like the backspace function to go back a page.

Yes you can re-enable it (& I did so) using "About:Config" but that's akin to REGEDIT and not for the faint of heart...

Am I going to have to make this edit every time FF Updates? and on each of my PCs?

Asked by glenktn 1 week ago

Firefox Container Add-on loads all tabs on start

The Firefox Container Add-on loads all Firefox Container tabs when starting Firefox. This really slows down everything. I always get the "A web page is slowing down your … (read more)

The Firefox Container Add-on loads all Firefox Container tabs when starting Firefox. This really slows down everything. I always get the "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do." yellow bar and the whole page is not working. How can I prevent all these Firefox Container tabs from loading at startup?

Thanks!

Asked by Bad__wolf_ 1 week ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 week ago

Debugging Tutorial

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is … (read more)

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is the just the worst I seen in years?

Asked by mcv57 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Hiding titlebar in windowed mode

I was wondering if there is a way to hide the titlebar (tabs, bookmarks, url, extensions, etc.) like fullscreen mode does while in windowed mode. A hotkey toggle would be… (read more)

I was wondering if there is a way to hide the titlebar (tabs, bookmarks, url, extensions, etc.) like fullscreen mode does while in windowed mode. A hotkey toggle would be preferred. Currently I am using some old CSS I found online but it's got some pretty glaring issues such as search suggestions being cutoff. Supposedly this was possible back in 2011 with an extension and something called "zombie mode" but the extension is no longer available (and most likely wouldn't work anymore). Thanks.

#navigator-toolbox {
    position: relative;
    z-index: 1;
    height: 3px;
    margin-bottom: -3px;
    opacity: 0;
    overflow: hidden;
}
#navigator-toolbox:hover {
    height: auto;
    margin-bottom: 0px;
    opacity: 1;
    overflow: show;
}
#content-deck{
    position:relative;
    z-index: 0;
}

Asked by dodosssssssssssssss 1 week ago

Answered by TerryN21 5 days ago

Default Property Values Not Showing On Firefox Dev Edition

Firefox Dev Ed is a great browser for web development and tweaking CSS. But sadly it does not always show default property values. A classic example of this is the elem… (read more)

Firefox Dev Ed is a great browser for web development and tweaking CSS. But sadly it does not always show default property values.

A classic example of this is the
    element's default padding-left property. This apparently is set at 40px automatically unless overridden by the web designer. I think that ALL inherited or default properties of elements ought to be clearly shown in the inspect tool's styling listings. You could spend hours maddeningly trying to find the cause of some of these offsets to what you expected to display. The curious thing is that some inherited or default property values are shown on the inspect tool - which leads us to assume that what is seen on inspect is all that there is . . . This change should not be too difficult to implement. And it would be a great thing to have when searching down unexpected behaviour in webpage displays.

Asked by tamjk 6 days ago

How To Deactivate Context Menu?

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org… (read more)

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org) with shift and rightclick, but then always a context menu comes up and distracts. This is very annoying and I would like to change that - though what I found so far wasn't that helpful for me.

Thank you very much in advance

Asked by maximilian.v.w99 6 days ago

Last reply by maximilian.v.w99 4 days ago

Firefox does not let me select amazon.com as search engine

I would like to use the amazon.com (and wikipedia.com) search engine and keyword. But since I have installed a non-English version of Firefox (or maybe because the defaul… (read more)

I would like to use the amazon.com (and wikipedia.com) search engine and keyword. But since I have installed a non-English version of Firefox (or maybe because the default language of my OS is non-English), I get defaulted to amazon for a different country (and the Wikipedia for that language).

How do I get the US / international version as default?

Asked by shiin 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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ADD-ONS, I used to be able to logon with ADDONS and see "MY COLLECTION" of ADD-ONS when I updated Firefox

In previous releases, I used to be able to store my ADD-ONS in a COLLECTION so when I lost them after a new release, re-enter them. On this release 87.0 I can not find " … (read more)

In previous releases, I used to be able to store my ADD-ONS in a COLLECTION so when I lost them after a new release, re-enter them. On this release 87.0 I can not find " MY COLLECTION". Did they move it?

Asked by jagman55 5 days ago

Answered by jagman55 5 days ago

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Picture in Picture video DISABLE

FF 87.0 Win10 Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing. The videos I watch do not have a settings option. How do I disable this… (read more)

FF 87.0 Win10

Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing.

The videos I watch do not have a settings option.

How do I disable this bloody annoyance?

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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How can I turn off the new Firefx print feature and go directly to the print system dialog in Windows 10

How can I turn off permanently the new Firefox print feature, so that I again go directly to the familiar system dialog box in Windows 10 whenever I click on File/print i… (read more)

How can I turn off permanently the new Firefox print feature, so that I again go directly to the familiar system dialog box in Windows 10 whenever I click on File/print in the menu bar? I don't see what this new print feature adds, except perhaps some people want the controls on the right side for whatever reason.

Asked by Quenchoo 5 days ago

Answered by strafy 4 days ago

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Cannot see my add-ons....I've tried the recommended solutions

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there … (read more)

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there any solutions?

Attached are screenshots of how I have my preferences set-up.

Asked by Andy 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back is not working

Hello, Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings? FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro … (read more)

Hello,

Apple Magic Mouse 2 Swipe to Back with one finger gesture is not working. Any idea if its disabled somewhere in FF settings?

FF Version: 87.0 (64-bit) MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) with macOS Mojave

Asked by awaistariq88 5 days ago