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How can I change URL Bar settings back after FF83 update? Bookmarks & History show up inside URL bar. Also have to click twice when switching between search engines

After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, h… (read more)

  • After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, how can I change this back?)
  • Additional settings for the URL bar show up (as they should) after I go to a new website. Usually these options are always there (Picture 2) However, all these options disappear (Picture 3) as soon as I type anything in the URL bar and these settings won't return until I open a new tab and go to a website.
  • Lastly, when switching between search engines I know have to click the search engine and then also click enter to complete the switch. (I know this can be 'solved' shift+clicking, but I would prefer for it not to take an extra action and revert back the old pre FF-83 way)

Does anyone have any how I can change it back? - Either by reverting back to FF82, or by using about:config

Asked by Jimi_107 1 week ago

Last reply by Jimi_107 1 week ago

Cannot change color of tabs

Firefox - Add Colored tabs I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore. I … (read more)

Firefox - Add Colored tabs

I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore. I should see white tabs for the current tab but no longer when I added my userChrome.css file. I see instead a thin blue color strip along the top of the tab and the rest is grey. This shows up without any userChrome.css file.

In Firefox address field type: about:support It shows my Profile. vwy0y5ix.default-release I also have under the Profile folder this: jcueuz5y.default

I put the userChrome.css file here in my Chrome folder: C:\Users\David\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\vwy0y5ix.default-release

What it contains: /* USE THIS ONE. It works in version 65 https://github.com/Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx/releases/tag/2.3.4

  • /

@import "./css/tabs/tabs_below_navigation_toolbar_fx65.css"; /**/ /* <-- tabs not on top - Fx65+ - Windows/Linux */

/* Colored tab */ .tab-background:not([selected]) {

   background-color: #E3E0DB !important;

}

.tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-color: white!important;

}

/*** Sidebar Color / Font Size Formatting ***/ /* 14px black text */ .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text {

 font-size: 14px !important;
 color: #000 !important;

} /* Pale blue background on hover or selected */ .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row(hover), .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row(selected) {

 background-color: #bdf !important;

}

/* Main Toolbar */

  1. nav-bar {
 font-size: 14px !important;

Asked by davidhelp 5 days ago

Last reply by davidhelp 17 hours ago

I agree with this other person & say: I HATE YOU FIREFOX FOR *expletive* UP MY BROWSER WITH A REFRESH SUGGESTION

i Totally agree with this now closed post: I just returned to Firefox due to high level hacker threats & identity theft basically I'm still battling,so I have to have… (read more)

i Totally agree with this now closed post: I just returned to Firefox due to high level hacker threats & identity theft basically I'm still battling,so I have to have all Social Media in Containers from now on & can't use other browsers w/o containers, so I get it all setup & had my sync on & the containers start acting up, so I see a suggestion to just simply refresh it, oh yea, that solves most problems, NO IT CAUSES MORE THAN IT SOLVES! Now my Lastpass pw mgr, can't get clipboard permission cause the page just comes up blank,when I try to copy/paste a pw, to sign into sync even, I had to past from outside using another browser & don't have containers on it, Brave should catch up to this, cause Chrome,clearly doesn't have containers, so I'm done using it & now w/o Firefox working right I'm screwed, it's so aggravating, Just when I thought firefox was doing good again, nope, you're back on my shitlist. I'm pissed just like this guy! I got my bookmarks & think I got the sync working but you shouldn't suggest refresh to fix issues, now how do I get my lastpass working? cause I have pop up blockers disabled & the permission page for firefox won't come up, just a blank page every time I try to copy a pw to paste in, manually, ugh, I hate this!

REFRESH HAS TOTALLY SCREWED UP MY COMPUTER - WHY DON'T YOU WARN PEOPLE

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4 years ago KC KC 12/20/15, 1:45 PM

I stupidly accepted the Firefox suggestion to refresh my browser and everything i worked so hard for is gone. Its going to take me forever to FIX what your stupid site has screwed up. YOU REALLY OUGHT TO TELL PEOPLE IF YOU USE THIS YOUR GOING TO BE SCREWED

So I thought I'd just delete it and start over but even that has so many steps I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS STUPID CRAP AND I REALLY HATE FIREFOX FOR SCREWING UP MY COMPUTER AND MY DAY

I AM SOOOOOOOO SCREWED - all my bookmarks I HATE YOU I HATE FIREFOX I CAME TO YOUR SITE THINKING IT WOULD BE SAFE AND YOU HAVE DESTROYED EVERYTHING

I SEE in another thread about deleting firefox and creating another profile and about 10 million other steps i don't know how to do but if I close firefox as you said then i can see your frigging directions I HATE YOU

Modified February 16, 2016 at 10:39:48 AM PST by KC Chosen solution

I understand that you're frustrated, but it only takes a couple minutes to copy the files. Take it step by step. Do not delete anything, that will only make it worse. Do not use Windows' system restore feature, that may make it totally irreversible.

In another thread (https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1098179) you said the steps I posted were not clear. Where did you run into problems? Read this answer in context

Asked by Soul4Sail 6 days ago

Last reply by Soul4Sail 6 days ago

Middle click on mouse button on a hyperlink no longer opens a new tab

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config brow… (read more)

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config

browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick=true to false and back to true again) That did not work this time around.

Problem arose on my Win10 machine when left on overnight for Win upgrade, though the mouse driver seems to be a generic MS one from 2006. Have tried loading Logitech Options and selecting the required radio button for middle click/new tab but no luck.

Asked by witzzzend 6 days ago

Last reply by witzzzend 5 days ago

Add-ons still effective when they do not appear in the tool bar?

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the … (read more)

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the 3 bars at the right hand side of my tool bar.

I was wondering if they are still active? I'm thinking of add-ons like Facebook container, Httpeverywhere, Privacy Badger, ublock origin and the likes.

Thanks !

Asked by user_in_paris 5 days ago

Last reply by user_in_paris 4 days ago

Updates cause my Start screen on start to change to bing.com

Whenever there's an update after I turn on my computer and go onto Firefox my start page is changed from what I had it last to Bing.com. I don't know what causes it all I… (read more)

Whenever there's an update after I turn on my computer and go onto Firefox my start page is changed from what I had it last to Bing.com. I don't know what causes it all I'm sure of is that either Mozilla Updates or Windows Updates cause it because before then Firefox works fine.

Asked by erikb1109 3 days ago

Last reply by erikb1109 2 days ago

Firefox Pocket Add-on does not work

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a sa… (read more)

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a save the page UI. What should I do? Should I reinstall Firefox?

Potential Solutions:

  • Download the Firefox Pocket add-on

Asked by Alan 1 day ago

Last reply by Alan 38 minutes ago

Position: static print problem

Hi All, My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print… (read more)

Hi All,

My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print in order. All browser had this messed up for many years but I'm sure Firefox had this fixed for awhile. In version 82.0.3 this is messed up again, footer prints at the top of 1st page.

Is this a printing bug? Or, do I misunderstand position static?

Why can't it print as shown on screen, What you see is what you get?


Thank you for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 1 week ago

Last reply by CharlesEF 3 days ago

Changing linux shortcuts to resemble apple shortcuts

I'm used to using firefox in OSX but I've got some task that I have to complete on a Linux machine. I was wondering if there a way to adjust the bindings for the shortkey… (read more)

I'm used to using firefox in OSX but I've got some task that I have to complete on a Linux machine. I was wondering if there a way to adjust the bindings for the shortkeys so they resemble the key bindings in OSX?

Asked by sfp.kemp 1 day ago

Last reply by sfp.kemp 13 hours ago

cant make firefox default browser

My desktop computer has somehow lost all its settings. Not sure we properly backed everything up. If that is bad enough I cant make Mozilla Firefox my default browser. … (read more)

My desktop computer has somehow lost all its settings. Not sure we properly backed everything up. If that is bad enough I cant make Mozilla Firefox my default browser. I click on the options setting (upper right) then make Firefox the default, then go to "Default Apps" under the computer main settings, Firefox does not show up as an option.

If this makes any difference I also have Microsoft Edge (new version) installed, and so Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome show up as options but not Mozilla. Additionally, every time I restart my computer I have to log back into Mozilla and have lost all my settings!

How do I make it so that Mozilla shows up as an option to choose as my default browser, and configure it so I dont have to log in each time and lose my settings?

Asked by Rob Wenman 6 days ago

I disable my extension using the button and it re-enables immediately!

I wanted to test which addons are causing problems with videos and disabled some, then noticed that they immediately re-enabled, so I started disabling all my addons and … (read more)

I wanted to test which addons are causing problems with videos and disabled some, then noticed that they immediately re-enabled, so I started disabling all my addons and now as soon as i disable any extension at all, it immediately re-enables itself, what is going on??

Asked by jg 6 days ago

Evernote Web Clipper not displayed in Firefox Browser

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Cli… (read more)

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Clipper. I've checked in the add-on preferences that the add-on is turned but it still does not show up in my menu bar and I therefore have no way of using the add-on. Does anyone know if Evernote Web Clipper is having issues and if so how to resolve them?

Asked by medurnin 6 days ago

animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (read more)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 5 days ago

Open PDFs without editing them?

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the sta… (read more)

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the standard viewer.

The editor broke my PDFs, text is missing in fields, some other text is overlaid on top of other and overall its quite a terrible experience. I am certain that this will be fixed over time, but is there any way to go back on the meantime?

No images attached since all the PDF documents I edit have some degree of private/confidential information.

Asked by Hugo VFS 5 days ago

Firefox "Save as" file list: Why are folders no longer at top?

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list w… (read more)

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list with directories mixed in alphabetically, rather than at the top. This is new behavior to me; I don't know if it's new with v83 (I was previously running v82), or if it's a KDE implementation issue.

Either way, I HATE having to scroll down through page after page of files and folders to find my destination folder. Since the dialog box also incorporates full-row select, I can't even click in the file list and type the first letter of my destination folder.

Please tell me there is a way to change this behavior and have Firefox's "Save as" dialog sort the files with directories at the top!

Thanks.

Asked by ExFido 4 days ago

Containers not working for subdomains.

Hi Mozilla community, I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites. I've observe… (read more)

Hi Mozilla community,

I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites.

I've observed however that Firefox doesn't automatically load subdomains in the same container set for the main domain.

Example:

Container set for https://domain.com Domains https://www.domain.com and https://domain.com/us are not recognised to load under the container for domain.com. I have to manually set every single subdomain to also load in the same container.

Theres no way I've found to do this automatically.

All help, comments and feature request welcome in this regards.

Thank you all! Joan.

Asked by Joan Romero 4 days ago

McAfee WebAdvisor

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up und… (read more)

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up under " ADD-ONS " as ENABLED , as well showing the purple Allowed In Private Windows. But NO green , yellow , red notification circles on the web searches.

Asked by magicmawk 4 days ago

How to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling?

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance. OS: Wind… (read more)

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance.

OS: Windows 10

Asked by tkrojam 4 days ago