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warn on quit

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to ac… (read more)

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to accidentally do. Is there a way to keep this from happening? A simple "Are you sure" confirmation dialog would be great, or I really like the Chrome "hold command-Q" to exit feature. This seemingly simple function is proving extremely difficult to accomplish.

Yes, I'm aware of session restore, but (1) It does not preserve my window arrangement. I use multiple desktops for various tasks, and they each have related browser windows. (2) I need to see webpages exactly as they were when I opened them. Sessions expire, dynamic pages are refreshed, content is removed etc. That is all lost.

I do not want to disable session restore completely. It can still be useful. But, I do not want to trigger session restore automatically every time. Manual activation is ideal.

regarding: "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" I do not want a warning for closing multiple tabs. I often have many windows open and that warning gets annoying. It also doesn't prevent me from accidentally quitting when I only have one tab open.

I tried setting browser.warnOnQuit to true, but it's ignored.

I simply want a confirmation when I use the keyboard shortcut to QUIT. That's it. No side effects. Can Firefox do this?

Asked by MountainManJoe 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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PDF download button needs Save As

I'm on Mac. When I open a PDF in Firefox I get a print button and a download button. The download button does not offer a Save As option. It simply uses the name used in … (read more)

I'm on Mac. When I open a PDF in Firefox I get a print button and a download button. The download button does not offer a Save As option. It simply uses the name used in the browser - often this is a number or day or some other appellation that is less useful than allowing me to rename the PDF myself. Chrome offer to rename the file before saving but I hate Chrome.

Maybe I'm overlooking something?

Asked by junk8 2 years ago

Last reply by Philip 1 year ago

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Spell checker not working

Hi Guys and Girls, For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working. I have a new MacBook Pro and set… (read more)

Hi Guys and Girls,

For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working.

I have a new MacBook Pro and setup Firfox by installing it and siging in to sync.

The spell checker does not underline the words as I type here or in Google or WhatsApp Web.

Also when I right click no language opion appears.

I does work in Gmail for some weird reason.

After follwing a suggestion of installing an add-on dictionary and resarting Firefox, no change came about.

See attached for more...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by schalas 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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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 years ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help w**********y@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 2 years ago

Last reply by taccardi 1 year ago

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Restore previous session

Hi. I would like to restore my previous session when I open Firefox (last version of the browser installed). The option is turned on, but nothing happens when I close the… (read more)

Hi. I would like to restore my previous session when I open Firefox (last version of the browser installed). The option is turned on, but nothing happens when I close the browser and I open it again. The support says I should see "Restore previous session" after "New Private Window", but this option is not there. In the history, the list of recently closed tabs is always empty, there are juste one or two links in the recently closed windows (it seems to be a random list). Can someone help me ? I don't understand why it doesn't work. Thank you :)

Asked by ape 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Partial web site loading

Barrons web site loads shows the entire home page with pictures and then 80% disappears. Section titles remain but no article headlines show. I can click on some parts an… (read more)

Barrons web site loads shows the entire home page with pictures and then 80% disappears. Section titles remain but no article headlines show. I can click on some parts and it wll take me to an article that is stable. Site works fine in Safari. Worked fine last week????

Asked by Kathmanduman 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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tradingview

hi there i have a very strange problem the tradingview is not working on firefox, not even in private mode but on other browsers it works great i took an screenshot and… (read more)

hi there i have a very strange problem the tradingview is not working on firefox, not even in private mode but on other browsers it works great i took an screenshot and shared it with u

i have tried everything you can imagine, clearing everything, turning off securities, allowing all cookies, turning off or on my vpn, removing all of my extensions

none of them work

oh its good to know that i can not even upload the screen shot here so i upload it on a website https://imgur.com/a/n0azBk1 https://imgur.com/a/MswbMbo

best regards

Asked by ali.afshany 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Open PDF not download

I've changed my settings to open PDFs in a browser window rather than download and open them in adobe but I'm still not able to to so. I keep having to switch to Chrome t… (read more)

I've changed my settings to open PDFs in a browser window rather than download and open them in adobe but I'm still not able to to so. I keep having to switch to Chrome to view a PDF and it's seriously annoying. Can anyone help

Thanks!

Asked by echazdon 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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File Upload popup

I go to a website and need to upload a file. I click the upload file button on the web page and the pop up will not appear. I've done every option imaginable for Pop-ups … (read more)

I go to a website and need to upload a file. I click the upload file button on the web page and the pop up will not appear. I've done every option imaginable for Pop-ups to no avail.

What security setting am I missing?

It works in chrome which I prefer not to use but I suppose I'll make the switch if I have to.

Regards,

Asked by v22tweek 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Log in to Firefox

I have to start from scratch each time I want to log in to Firefox. I am asked for user name and password, then I am taken to a screen that says "getting started with Fir… (read more)

I have to start from scratch each time I want to log in to Firefox. I am asked for user name and password, then I am taken to a screen that says "getting started with Firefox" as if I've not set it up already. How can I access Firefox without having to go through this process?

Asked by kikapoo 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Websites constantly refuse to let me login using Firefox browser, but works on other browsers

I was not able to log into my bank account website tonight, because it kept giving me an error saying 'Feature temporarily unavailable' every time I tried. (attached) I … (read more)

I was not able to log into my bank account website tonight, because it kept giving me an error saying 'Feature temporarily unavailable' every time I tried. (attached) I contacted the bank Support, and they told me to clear the cache and try again, but that did not help either. I was able to get into my account using Chrome browser, but this is a constant thing with Firefox, that websites will not work properly for one reason or another, and I have to open a different browser to be able to complete my objectives. Firefox consistently complains about permissions to open websites that were working fine just this morning. Almost like it is random, or something. As well, trying to use online chat in Firefox, is a joke, and I almost religiously have to go to a different browser to chat with anybody online. I have noticed that, for around the last year or so, Firefox browser has become less and less useful,and more and more tedious to use, which is leading me to think about changing my default browser to one that is more reliable. I have been using Firefox, as my browser for many years now, and hope that it can be corrected somehow, because I do not want to switch to a different browser truthfully. I do have addons, mainly ad blockers, but if I remove all addons, the same problems remain. Am I going to have to switch to a different browser that is more consistent, if I want to be able to have reliable internet usage, until you guys get your collective acts together, or what??

Asked by zlloyd2 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Inserting text into my website.

I tried to insert text into my website and it would not let me insert the text. I closed out of Firefox and went to my website through Safari and I was able to insert th… (read more)

I tried to insert text into my website and it would not let me insert the text. I closed out of Firefox and went to my website through Safari and I was able to insert that text into my website. What setting in Firefox is not allowing me to insert text into my website?

Asked by emjayem55 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox 83.0 update font issues

MacBook Pro, Mojave 10.14.3; Recently updated Firefox to 83.0, and now my fonts on other sites are messed up (particularly Yahoo mail; See screen shot). I've tried re-st… (read more)

MacBook Pro, Mojave 10.14.3; Recently updated Firefox to 83.0, and now my fonts on other sites are messed up (particularly Yahoo mail; See screen shot). I've tried re-starting with add-ons disabled and it does fix the problem, but I need my add-ons enabled. I also tried a Firefox refresh, but still does not fix the problem. I've also tried checking and unchecking the box "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above," in Firefox preferences, but that doesn't help either. Hopefully someone has figured out how to fix this?

TIA - Beth

Asked by bbriggs820 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Certain link not showing image

https://img.atgames.jp/selfy_motion.swf?&hat&accef=&hair=&face=&accen&acceh&coat&top=&bottom&shoe=&back&bg=&ffg&fg… (read more)

https://img.atgames.jp/selfy_motion.swf?&hat&accef=&hair=&face=&accen&acceh&coat&top=&bottom&shoe=&back&bg=&ffg&fg&bgFlg=1&motion=10697571&width=420&height=720

This link use to show the image itself to allow me to do some customization and so forth. But lately it keeps saying connection not secure and images aren't showing. No matter what method I try, nothing works to get this link back to what it use to be. Someone help me fix this.

Asked by atemuxkimiko 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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FONT DISPLAY ISSUE PERSISTS

Since the last (?) update, sometime in the spring months this year, Firefox has not been able to display website fonts correctly. Often times part of the fonts turn to qu… (read more)

Since the last (?) update, sometime in the spring months this year, Firefox has not been able to display website fonts correctly. Often times part of the fonts turn to question marks, and the problem just turned even worse: even sites that I use regulary turned to complete mess – ALL TEXT. What the hell is wrong?

And NO, preference settings have no effect whatsoever.

Asked by JR 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago