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Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

DuckDuckGo search engine settings

Hello, I use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine. Is there a way to have my DuckDuckGo search settings load automatically when Firefox opens? It is such a nuisance t… (read more)

Hello, I use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine. Is there a way to have my DuckDuckGo search settings load automatically when Firefox opens? It is such a nuisance to manually reload my settings every time I open Firefox. Is there perhaps a way to store the DuckDuckGo settings in Firefox? Thanks for your time.

Asked by confusing 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

AddOns and the data they collect

Dear Mozilla Firefox Community: My question is about disabling an AddOn vs completely uninstalling it from a privacy/permissions stand-point. When I disable an AddOn fro… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Firefox Community: My question is about disabling an AddOn vs completely uninstalling it from a privacy/permissions stand-point. When I disable an AddOn from my browser, does that prevent the collection of data/revoke the permissions required to install it? Or does the AddOn sit idle, silently collecting data in the background? Also, when uninstalling an AddOn from my browser, does that instantly revoke all collection of data first allowed, or does it still collect residual data? Thank you for your time and consideration. Sincerely,

Asked by fifo2101 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

page and tab refresh when loading

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 18.04 I often load pages with many tabs. These tabs are NOT refreshed when loading, so data may be days old. It's easy to think data i… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) in Ubuntu 18.04

I often load pages with many tabs. These tabs are NOT refreshed when loading, so data may be days old. It's easy to think data is fresh, since Firefox just started, but WRONG !

This wastes lots of time, both in errors and manually restarting each of many tabs.

I need to find how to set Firefox to NOT use old data when it starts. I don't need to refresh every few minutes or hours,, JUST when starting.

HOW do I accomplish this ?!?

Thanks!

Asked by RogerDavis 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Bing Help!

I've changed my default Firefox search option to DuckDuckGo, and even removed Bing from the list of options... but every time I start Firefox, I see DuckDuckGo in the add… (read more)

I've changed my default Firefox search option to DuckDuckGo, and even removed Bing from the list of options... but every time I start Firefox, I see DuckDuckGo in the address bar, then Bing removes it and replaces it! What the heck?? I don't want MICROSOFT anything, that's why I changed! Help... :-(

Asked by milleniumgirl67 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Missing Extension Emblems

I have several Extensions enabled like Badger and Weather and several more. Used to have an emblem for each one at the top right of my Firefox Home page but the Extension… (read more)

I have several Extensions enabled like Badger and Weather and several more. Used to have an emblem for each one at the top right of my Firefox Home page but the Extension emblems or icons aren't there anymore. These Extensions are enabled. I can verify that. For instance I know I have the Weather Extension but without the icon to click on I can't open it. How can I put these icons back so I can use them? I looked under options on the General Page and I saw where you can drag icons from there back to the upper toolbar but the icons for my Extensions aren't there to drag back. The Extension icon is there... looks like a piece of a puzzle. I dragged that to the toolbar but when I click on it it goes to a page showing that my extensions are enabled. But I still can't open the Weather extension on that page. I know if I had the weather icon back on the upper toolbar it will show me the weather. Thanks for you help

Asked by davedoc1 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

New Tabs

I want EVERYTHING to open in a NEW TAB. I'm tired of doing a search and then the query page opens on the same page I am on. I HATE this. I want NEW tabs for every click,… (read more)

I want EVERYTHING to open in a NEW TAB. I'm tired of doing a search and then the query page opens on the same page I am on. I HATE this. I want NEW tabs for every click, WITHOUT having to hit the CTRL key also. Anybody found an extension for this? Used to have Tab Mix Plus that was great. I'm getting fed up with the new Firefox...

Asked by tjinlax 5 days ago

Last reply by Mamoon 5 days ago

Disable auto restoring session after crash

I like to disable the automatic restore of sessions in all circumstances. I'd prefer to retain my history though. Using firefox 84.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 Whenever I logout/l… (read more)

I like to disable the automatic restore of sessions in all circumstances. I'd prefer to retain my history though.

Using firefox 84.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 Whenever I logout/login or restart the OS, FF restores my last session without asking. It's ok when I close FF first (FF starts a new session) but every other app shuts and resumes gracefully.

There are a lot of similar questions suggesting various settings...

browser.sessionhistory.max_entries =0 browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers=0 browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes=0 browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo=0 browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo=0 browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash=false

"Restore previous session" is unset.

None of this solves the problem.

Comments on other post suggest that linux shut down causes FF to crash. Seems that you cannot disable the restore session after crash and I get no "Do you want to...." screen.

Is there no way to tell FF not to restore crashed sessions?

Asked by peter434 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Missing search bar items

The other day I deleted the 'save bookmarks' icon in the search bar and can't seem to get it back. That's on a new tab. If I go to Firefox help, when the new tab opens, e… (read more)

The other day I deleted the 'save bookmarks' icon in the search bar and can't seem to get it back. That's on a new tab. If I go to Firefox help, when the new tab opens, everything seems to be there. I've looked at this for so long I'm lost. Can anyone help?


Asked by rshessel 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

I want to change the font family of the URL, Tabs, Bookmarks and so on...

I want to change the font family or font face of the the URL bar, bookmarks and tabs. I went crazy finding out solution for this but i could not find any. I have already … (read more)

I want to change the font family or font face of the the URL bar, bookmarks and tabs. I went crazy finding out solution for this but i could not find any. I have already customized the default font of the browser but it doesn't change the font of the above mentioned areas.I tried to change in the (about:config) settings but as soon I searched for fonts then 100's of settings appeared and I was overwhelmed. Please suggest me some solutions...

Asked by Aaditya 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago

Auto install minor updates only

I am using the ESR versions of Firefox and would really like to have the clients auto-update as soon as possible but I still want to test new major releases when the come… (read more)

I am using the ESR versions of Firefox and would really like to have the clients auto-update as soon as possible but I still want to test new major releases when the come available. Now I know I can use the early releases to test but that pins me down because then I need to be done testing before the public release comes out. So I am looking for an option to install auto-install all minor updates within the same major version but not auto-update to a new major version. Is something like this possible or where can I find this setting?

Asked by louis.vandenboogert 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Grammarly

Why is my Grammarly not working on Mac? I noticed it wasnt working on the Canvas website and then I uninstalled and reinstalled the grammarly extension and it is still n… (read more)

Why is my Grammarly not working on Mac? I noticed it wasnt working on the Canvas website and then I uninstalled and reinstalled the grammarly extension and it is still not working. When I click on the toolbar on the green g I get a blank white box. Help!

{
  "application": {
    "name": "Firefox",
    "osVersion": "Darwin 20.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 20.2.0: Wed Dec  2 20:39:59 PST 2020; root:xnu-7195.60.75~1/RELEASE_X86_64",
    "version": "84.0.1",
    "buildID": "20201221152838",
    "distributionID": "",
    "userAgent": "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.16; rv:84.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/84.0",
    "safeMode": false,
    "updateChannel": "release",
    "supportURL": "https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/84.0.1/Darwin/en-US/",
    "rosetta": false,
    "numTotalWindows": 1,
    "numFissionWindows": 0,
    "numRemoteWindows": 1,
    "fissionAutoStart": false,
    "fissionDecisionStatus": "disabledByDefault",
    "remoteAutoStart": true,
    "policiesStatus": 0,
    "keyLocationServiceGoogleFound": true,
    "keySafebrowsingGoogleFound": true,
    "keyMozillaFound": true
  },

If you need more data info let me know.

      "name": "Grammarly for Firefox",
      "type": "extension",
      "version": "8.868.0",
      "isActive": true,
      "id": "87677a2c52b84ad3a151a4a72f5bd3c4@jetpack"
    },

Asked by brandi.m.malone 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Firefox window has got white windows

Hello there. Ive got a prblem with the borders of the browser. As on the picture there are whit borders, also in full screen. Can somebody help to remove the borders, so … (read more)

Hello there.

Ive got a prblem with the borders of the browser. As on the picture there are whit borders, also in full screen.

Can somebody help to remove the borders, so the browser can be real full screen?

Thx

Asked by jakob.eickel 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Customizing my page

I used to be able to move the topics up or down the page to soot my liking,, like edit,, move the post up or down the page,,, now I only get , customizations coming soon?… (read more)

I used to be able to move the topics up or down the page to soot my liking,, like edit,, move the post up or down the page,,, now I only get , customizations coming soon??? what happen?

Asked by Foxfire 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Condense all extensions into a single extension icon in toolbar

I wanted to know if we can condense all the browser extension into a single extension icon and then click on an individual icon to access it's options. That would save a … (read more)

I wanted to know if we can condense all the browser extension into a single extension icon and then click on an individual icon to access it's options. That would save a lot of space and clear the clutter from the toolbar. This feature has been implemented in Chrome and I have attached a screenshot as a reference. Any help would be great.

Asked by Rishav 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Addons are getting disabled automatically

Looking for any help or advice, I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I … (read more)

Looking for any help or advice,

I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I can install adblock, it will work until the browser is closed, next time I open the browser it will be disabled with no option to re enable it and no explanation as to why it was disabled. I have tried a few addons as a test and after the browser is closed all will be automatically disabled. With Bitdefender wallet trying to install the extension results in an error of the download is corrupt.

I have used Firefox for years with both of these options and no errors. To try and fix I have reinstalled both Firefox and Bitdefender but the issue remains the same.

Current Firefox build is at 84.0.2

Any advise would be brilliant as I really do not want to resort to Chrome (which is working perfectly).

Many thanks.

Asked by stuart47 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago