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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 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Evernote webclipper not functioning anymore

Good day, since yesterday the Evenote Web Clipper stopped working. When reinstalling the web clipper I get the regular screen: "Welcome to Evernote Web Clipper!" where yo… (read more)

Good day,

since yesterday the Evenote Web Clipper stopped working. When reinstalling the web clipper I get the regular screen:

"Welcome to Evernote Web Clipper!" where you have to confirm to enable web clipper. When clicking on "Allow" nothing happens. At the same time occasionally I got the message the Firefox was not directed to Evernote in teh right way.

What have I tried thus far - without positive outcome: - disabling and then enabling the web clipper in Firefox preferences - deleting and re-installing the web clipper - deleting Firefox, re-install Firefox and then re-install the web clipper

The web clipper is functioning fine under Safari.

May it be that the change of privacy policy by Evernote (dus May 15) has something to do with it ?

Thank you for your suggestions !


Best regards, René.

Asked by René de Wit 1 day ago

Last reply by parkcot 10 hours ago

Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 5 months ago

Last reply by dulca 3 months ago

Tab Groups - are they on the roadmap?

Chrome has a really fantastic feature called "Tab Groups" - it's pretty self explanatory but it basically allows you to quickly group related sets of tabs. This is an inc… (read more)

Chrome has a really fantastic feature called "Tab Groups" - it's pretty self explanatory but it basically allows you to quickly group related sets of tabs.

This is an incredibly useful feature but it seems Firefox hasn't got anything like it.

I've tried a few of the third party add-ons such as Tree-Style-Tabs but they're all over-complicated, take up too much screen real estate or change the way tabs operate.

Is adding simple Tab Grouping functionality on the Firefox roadmap?

If not - has anyone found any good add-ons to replicate the Chrome functionality?

Asked by Sam 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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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 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Paste (CTRL+V) in Firefox on macos does not work but CTRL+C does

Hi! I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively. Under … (read more)

Hi!

I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively.

Under Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts, I already have a copy-paste setting for 'All Applications', and it works on ALL applications I tested with (Google Chrome, Safari, Telegram, terminal emulators, etc.), EXCEPT on Firefox.

So then I tried to add a custom setting for Firefox.app. Copy works: I can CTRL+C in a firefox page and CTRL+V on another app. BUT CTRL+V does not work in Firefox itself -- the previous shortcut Command+V is what still works.

What should I do so that:

  1. Numbered list itemFirefox will use the app shortcuts for 'All Applications' instead of having its own configuration (less important)
  2. Bulleted list itemCTRL+V would work on Firefox? (more important)

My Firefox version is 85.0.2

Thanks in advance.

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Edit, additional info:

I followed the list of valid command names at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly?redirectslug=Keyboard+shortcuts&redirectlocale=en-US#w_bookmarks. Adding some of them to 'App Shortcut' works (such as New Tab, Close Tab, and Bookmark This Page), and some of them don't (such as Find in This Page and Find in This Page).

Asked by Lester 2 months ago

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Random Black Theme without Addons

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i a… (read more)

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i already started firefox in save mode without addons, the site is still dark

sadly i cant post the website because its only reachable via Company login, it is a Normal website from a multi million dollar company and its normal on every other Computer except mine

Asked by vivanco987 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (read more)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 2 months ago

Answered by Standard8 2 months ago

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How to have 3 separate tabs at startup but just one tab when I click HOME icon in Firefox browser bar?

Here's all I want. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. When I start Mozilla Firefox I want it to open with three tabs... ❶ https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.html ❷ ht… (read more)

Here's all I want. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. When I start Mozilla Firefox I want it to open with three tabs... ❶ https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/reference/unicode.htmlhttps://messages.google.com/web/conversations

From then on, when I click on the home button, I only want the tab/page I'm viewing to switch to this page... https://www.goese.com/favorites/index.htmlhttps://www.goese.com/favorites/index.html

Is Firefox capable of doing this? (Chrome is, but got WAY too slow recently...to a point I couldn't take it anymore.) Right now if I use those three pages for startup, the home button opens a new session in all three pages, which makes no sense to me. I need to be able to specify different & separate pages for "startup" and "home." I'm old so I'm probably just looking at the interface wrong.

Thanks!

Asked by TimeStopper 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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"View Image"

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a fea… (read more)

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a feature for no reason. I don't want my images in a new tab all the time, sometimes I don't need the current tab. I'm just dumbfounded

Asked by alenthas 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Matt Winegardner 3 days ago

Use "open image in new tab" but staying on the current tab

Hi, The right-click context menu has a "open image in new tab" option with a handy keyboard shortcut, however using it one goes in to the new tab with the opened image. … (read more)

Hi,

The right-click context menu has a "open image in new tab" option with a handy keyboard shortcut, however using it one goes in to the new tab with the opened image. Is there any way to use the "open image in new tab" but staying in the current tab?

Thanks.

Asked by impar 3 weeks ago

Last reply by impar 2 days ago

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Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser?

Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser? It used to be under the 3 dot menu in the address bar but now not able to find it. It was super useful. Please help m… (read more)

Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser? It used to be under the 3 dot menu in the address bar but now not able to find it. It was super useful. Please help me with the solution.

Thanks!

Asked by abhik.chatterjee 2 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

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Addon `easy youtube video downloader express`

Hello! I had`easy youtube video downloader express` installed, wich is an adviced addon in firefox addons! It worked great! But from one day to another it wasnt there any… (read more)

Hello!

I had`easy youtube video downloader express` installed, wich is an adviced addon in firefox addons! It worked great! But from one day to another it wasnt there anymore and I cannot install it again! What`s the problem? Maybe someone can help, please! Thx, greetz

Asked by schabrackentapir 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Ctrl+C copy text with metadata. How delete them?

Hello everyone, I accidentally noticed that when I paste (Ctrl+V) text into the desktop version of Evernote from vk.com, a hyperlink from vk.com appears in Evernote at th… (read more)

Hello everyone, I accidentally noticed that when I paste (Ctrl+V) text into the desktop version of Evernote from vk.com, a hyperlink from vk.com appears in Evernote at the top. The link leads to the page from which I took this text. I inserted this text into various text editors by Ctrl+V, plane text without any hyperlinks is inserted. Checked the Windows clipboard, there is also only plane text. Searching the internet, I found a CLCL program that caches the clipboard, and this is what I saw (see the picture in the attachment). I just copied the text, not the page form. Has anyone come across an extension that removes all metadata when copying text from a site page?

Asked by hello821 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

switch tabs

When I switch tabs, then return to the first tab, that tab often reopens at the top of the page rather than part of the way down where I left it. Is there a way to force… (read more)

When I switch tabs, then return to the first tab, that tab often reopens at the top of the page rather than part of the way down where I left it. Is there a way to force Firefox to remember and return to the tab as I had left it?

Asked by srgroman 1 week ago

Last reply by hongyy 3 days ago

Lost Bookmark Star: Previous Answers Failed to Remedy

I have already: Ruled out fixes for very old Firefox versions, still online. Tried every preference, library, and bookmarking tool in menu. The three dots does not provid… (read more)

I have already: Ruled out fixes for very old Firefox versions, still online. Tried every preference, library, and bookmarking tool in menu. The three dots does not provide that choice. (It is the FIRST thing I tried.) Used the terminal to sudo apt-get purge Firefox and Used terminal to sudo apt install Firefox. Repeated above procedure after signing out, to stop any starless syncing. Signed back in. I had it when this computer was new, and I then installed Firefox, less than a year ago, Ubuntu canonical 20.04. Reinstalling should have the quick-bookmark star as I had when first installed. I have not: Selected "remove data from device". Next solution that actually works?

Asked by Eirann 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Add-On Icon Not Showing Up In Toolbar

I've just today attempted to make the switch from Chrome to Firefox, so I apologize for my unfamiliarity with the browser. I've found that one of my add-ons does not show… (read more)

I've just today attempted to make the switch from Chrome to Firefox, so I apologize for my unfamiliarity with the browser. I've found that one of my add-ons does not show up in the Toolbar, where I would much prefer it to be for ease of access.

  • I have already attempted two other fixes I have read about: one about deleting files in the Firefox folder and restarting Firefox, as well as another involving the "Customize Toolbar..." option from the dropdown hamburger menu. The former yielded no results other than resetting my other extensions' access to Private Browsing. With regards to the latter, the add-on in question is nowhere to be found - this is not the case with the others, which show up and can be moved freely in and out of the Toolbar.
  • In the case that I may be asked to check it - I have ensured that I did download the add-on, as it is present in the "Manage Your Extensions" menu in the add-ons manager.

Are there other solutions that I may attempt before writing off the issue as specific to this add-on?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by ludicrine 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago