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How to disable Command+D to "Bookmark This Page" in Mac?

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit. I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark T… (read more)

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit.

I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark This Page".

I need Command+D for another use.

I've searched about:config for "bookmark" and get a lot of hits, but I can't tell which one controls the setting for Command+D.

Or . . . am I barking up the wrong tree?

I want to disable Command+D.

Leaving the ability to mouse up and click Bookmarks > "Bookmark This Page" is ok.

I just need to disable the keyboard shortcut Command+D for "Bookmark This Page".

Anyone got a "howto" for this?

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 6 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 minutes ago

Print dialogue requires choice between useless clutter or no page numbering.

Unfortunately, allowing Firefox to update means we are now stuck with the new print dialogue, which is now as un-customizeable as all other browsers. The worst element of… (read more)

Unfortunately, allowing Firefox to update means we are now stuck with the new print dialogue, which is now as un-customizeable as all other browsers. The worst element of this from my point of view as a teacher who frequently prints from the internet is the newly imposed loss of the capacity to customize headers and footers. The two-pages-per-sheet option is obviously a good thing, but in order to number the pages, one is required to splay the URL across the entire top of the page. This is yet worse if you attempt to use the two-page-per-sheet format; you will now have the URL displayed TWICE across the top of the entire page. It's ugly and unnecessary, as is the date and time that I prepped the material. The title is at the top of any article; now it also have to be on every sheet multiple times, alongside the URL, the date and time, and only one possible numbering format. What is sad is that it appears not to be understood that the desired form for much printing from the internet is something approximating the appearance of a book or journal page; whether it is two on one page, or single pages per sheet. If anyone knows how to preserve BOTH the customizable headers and footers AND select one OR two pages per sheet, we'd be very well-helped.

Asked by bwp123 5 days ago

Last reply by bwp123 1 hour ago

Theming

To outline my setup, I am using Windows 7 Ultimate with Service pack 1. I tried applying a third-party theme to Windows 7 Ultimate, but it didn't work right. So, I reset … (read more)

To outline my setup, I am using Windows 7 Ultimate with Service pack 1. I tried applying a third-party theme to Windows 7 Ultimate, but it didn't work right. So, I reset Windows theme. Then, I tried applying a theme to Firefox itself and it works except for the "x", "minimize", and "maximize" buttons. What is going wrong? It may be a minor problem, but I like things to work right.

Asked by Gammareign 1 day ago

Last reply by Gammareign 1 hour ago

nightly updates lead to change in default search website

Why do nightly updates lead to a change in my default Search Engine? After every update, all my searches (address bar and search bar) are done via the default search eng… (read more)

Why do nightly updates lead to a change in my default Search Engine? After every update, all my searches (address bar and search bar) are done via the default search engine (Yahoo). I do not want this. For the 5th time I have changed it to my preferred site. The OneClick search preference is not changed - and here the Default Search Enginge is not even selected as an option.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Asked by skpm9697 2 hours ago

urlbar search with empty query

With Firefox 86 it is no more possible to use a search keyword in the urlbar with an empty query string to open the corresponing web page. E.g. I type "g" for Google foll… (read more)

With Firefox 86 it is no more possible to use a search keyword in the urlbar with an empty query string to open the corresponing web page. E.g. I type "g" for Google followed by <space> and the urlbar notices I want to perform a Google search. But pressing <enter> has no effect until I actually enter a string (other than whitespace) to search for. In previous version it was possible to just search for nothing to open the search page (like a shortcut to the search web page).

In Firefox 83, the old behaviour could still be restored by setting browser.urlbar.update2=false. This doesn't work anymore since version 86.

Is there a possibility to get the old behaviour back?

Asked by maiphi 9 hours ago

Last reply by maiphi 3 hours ago

Amazon Search Suggestion always leads to US location - Where to change the location to Germany?

The Amazon Search Suggestions always leads me to the US Amazon site. But I want to search the Germany location. Where to change? I deleted the Search Suggestion and adde… (read more)

The Amazon Search Suggestions always leads me to the US Amazon site. But I want to search the Germany location. Where to change?

I deleted the Search Suggestion and added it from amazon.de several times. But ALWAYS the US site will appear when searching for a product.

Is there any possibility change this setting? It's so annoying.

Thanks.

Asked by blackgsus83 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

is there a forum specifically related to the add-ons only

At times I would like to search for an add-on that I can not "Phrase" the description of as such: 'I am looking for an addon that will download every page I visit for a p… (read more)

At times I would like to search for an add-on that I can not "Phrase" the description of as such:

'I am looking for an addon that will download every page I visit for a predetermined time automatically and make those downloaded pages accessible to the open tabs from which those downloads came from so that I can have the cache on hard drive"

I don't know how to call this thing by a search term and need help with this one question really.

I would have other question also such as how to build an add-on.

Is there a forum specifically related to these add-ons only This forum should be specific to the types of add-on we see in Firefox and Google Chrome for developers and enthisiasts.

I see no link to such a forum in the addons page though there is the link to Manage add-ons; or, is this the best place for such questions?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by GIlbert Bigelow 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Adblock Plus - is it safe? Why Mozilla doesn't recommended it? I used it in the past some years ago but now I am scary about safety

Dear Community, I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install th… (read more)

Dear Community,

I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install this extension my firefox will be check hashsum for the files of this extension automatically? Or maybe public key of the organization/company who created Adblock Plus extension? How it is work? Can you tell me? I hope that people from Mozilla now read this and can answer for my question. This is very important for me.

Next question is to Adblock Plus extension. I can read this information: "This add-on is not actively monitored for security by Mozilla. Make sure you trust it before installing" so my question is why Mozilla don't recommended this extension? This extension now use 6,678,297 people so this is huge count. It is possible that this extension is not safe and these people now use malicious software? Why on dedicated website for this extension I can't see company name? Why this company is not verified by Mozilla? So my sugestion for people from Mozilla is to change this and check this extension or maybe add some information on website for this extension.

So I should install this extension? My friend use this on Google Chrome and he recommended me this software but I don't know if this is exatcly the same version. Maybe Chrome has verified Adblock Plus software and this is safe but Mozilla didn't verified this and this can be dangerous software because this can be not exactly the same version?

Next question is to adblocker. Why Mozilla can't make their own software to block all annoying ads and due to fight with malware? Example Opera browser have own buil-in adblocker. Why firefox can't do this? Maybe people from Mozilla should do this? This can be helpful because if this can be happen I will be not install any 3rd party software for firefox anymore and I will be safe. Maybe I can send somehow this suggestion to people from Firefox?

I hope that you can help me.

Yours faithfully, Peter

Asked by Peter 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

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Print Preview Issue

Hi. Yesterday, I browsed thru my Firefox and/or GMail settings, and removed headers and footers from my printed copies of emails and web pages. Which is fine. However,… (read more)

Hi. Yesterday, I browsed thru my Firefox and/or GMail settings, and removed headers and footers from my printed copies of emails and web pages. Which is fine. However, at the same time I must have mistakenly changed a setting so that my print-ready version of an email or web page always displays in B & W, not in color. Although it will print in color, depending on how I have my HP printer set. How can I change that back so the print-ready Print Preview copy displays pics, etc. in color? I forgot what I did. Aarrgh! Please help! Thanks. John Darin

Asked by johndarin2 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Firefox print facility

I see that someone has changed the 'Print' feature. Previously, when I wanted to print something from a website, the print feature gave me the option of 'simplifying the … (read more)

I see that someone has changed the 'Print' feature. Previously, when I wanted to print something from a website, the print feature gave me the option of 'simplifying the page', which reduced the number of pages to be printed significantly. I have tried printing out 2 pieces of information recently and could not find the 'Simplify page' feature. Has this been removed; and, if so, why?

Asked by rlanda 16 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 16 hours 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 3 days ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 10 hours ago

Can I merge tabs for different windows by dragging the tab without resizing the window?

I was a Chrome user and recently shifted to Firefox. Everything is fine but I found out that when I want to merge 2 windows, I have to resize the upper window till the t… (read more)

I was a Chrome user and recently shifted to Firefox. Everything is fine but I found out that when I want to merge 2 windows, I have to resize the upper window till the tabs of bottom one appear, so that I can drag and merge them into one. It's quite annoying sometimes especially when using a laptop with the touching pad. In Chrome, when I drag the upper window downward, the bottom one will show up then they can be merged just by a simple drag. Is there any extension or method to do this in Firefox?

Asked by Ngôo 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 18 hours ago

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How to Stop black Boxes w/Text appearing when mouse hovers over text (any site)?

I have no idea how it started or why, but in the past couple days anytime I leave my cursor over a paragraph or chunk of text on a website, a black box appears where my c… (read more)

I have no idea how it started or why, but in the past couple days anytime I leave my cursor over a paragraph or chunk of text on a website, a black box appears where my cursor is with the text in it in white. If there is a lot of text, there's a sidebar to scroll down in the box. This disappears as soon as I move my cursor, but reappears as soon as I set it near some more text. I assume this is some kind of accessibility or reading feature, but I have no idea how I turned it or how to get rid of it. I've looked online and in my setting and had no luck getting rid of it. Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by Cal 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Other bookmarks folder doesn't show in toolbar

Hello, this knowledge base article (Remove the Other Bookmarks folder from the Bookmarks Toolbar) claims that you can display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar si… (read more)

Hello,

this knowledge base article (Remove the Other Bookmarks folder from the Bookmarks Toolbar) claims that you can display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar since Firefox 85 but it seems to be a lie.

In the screenshots down below, you can see my current settings. The Other Bookmarks folder is missing although my settings are correct.

How can I display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar in Firefox? Thanks for your help!

Asked by browserlightedup 1 day ago

Answered by browserlightedup 1 day ago

Annoying popups

Hi, Since this morning, for some unknown reason, when I place my cursor over a text section in my browser, one or two seconds later a rectangle appears below with the sam… (read more)

Hi, Since this morning, for some unknown reason, when I place my cursor over a text section in my browser, one or two seconds later a rectangle appears below with the same text inside (it does so with ALMOST all text, regardless of the fact that it is or isn't clickable, apparently, but it does not work with some text here and there – for instance on this very page). It does not correspond to anything I've (voluntarily) asked for, I haven't found anything in the FF settings that relates to this, and I do not think it has anything to do with the plugins I use, though it does correspond to my installing this add-on this morning: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/new-tab-suspender/. Which I've temporarily deactivated... but the popup rectangles keep appearing. Does anyone know why these popups have started appearing all of a sudden, and can anyone help me figure out how to get rid of them? Thanks in advance. Best, jpg

Asked by jpg.lefilm 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Google Apps

Hi, Has Google now stopped using the Google Apps Launcher on Firefox? I used to rely on Google Apps Launcher for Firefox for Gmail, You Tube etc. The icon is still on my … (read more)

Hi,

Has Google now stopped using the Google Apps Launcher on Firefox? I used to rely on Google Apps Launcher for Firefox for Gmail, You Tube etc. The icon is still on my Toolbar but when I open it it is blank Can anyone help please Thank you William Henry

Asked by William 1 day ago