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a Q about Firefox shortcuts

Hello, So I have 2 rows of top sites on my Firefox and i love to use shortcuts so is there any shortcuts (keyboard controls) I can use to open a site in the top sites sec… (read more)

Hello, So I have 2 rows of top sites on my Firefox and i love to use shortcuts so is there any shortcuts (keyboard controls) I can use to open a site in the top sites section??? or a specific site in general? for example i open Firefox by hitting windows key + 5 which is the browser number in my task bar and i would love to have a shortcut to open a top site quickly!

Asked by Ammar 1 week ago

How to disable pinch-to-zoom in firefox 83.

In the new firefox update, using the pinch gesture on a trackpad zooms in the page without actually changing the zoom percentage of the page. Is there any way to get the … (read more)

In the new firefox update, using the pinch gesture on a trackpad zooms in the page without actually changing the zoom percentage of the page. Is there any way to get the old behavior back, where pages would have their zoom percentage change?

Asked by jefis21505 6 days ago

How do I open a pdf file in an existing window?

I have set Firefox Developer Edition as my default PDF reader. When I want to open a PDF file, it always pops up in a new window, even if another has already been there. … (read more)

I have set Firefox Developer Edition as my default PDF reader. When I want to open a PDF file, it always pops up in a new window, even if another has already been there.

Is there a way to change this default behavior, so that PDF files are opened in an existing window?

I currently run: Firefox Developer Edition, Version 84.0b2

Thanks.

Asked by czuhajster 5 days ago

Switch between Tabs - Recent Order + Tab Order - Best of Two Worlds

When switching tabs, Firefox allows you two behaviours: Recent Order or Tab Order but you have to choose between them. This is a trick to have THE TWO BEHAVIOURS TOGETHER… (read more)

When switching tabs, Firefox allows you two behaviours: Recent Order or Tab Order but you have to choose between them. This is a trick to have THE TWO BEHAVIOURS TOGETHER Catch: AutoHotkey is required.

In Firefox Options/Preferences -> General -> Tabs" mark enable recent order (ticked) Then compile the next script in Autohotkey and keep it running.


  1. if WinActive("ahk_exe firefox.exe")

^Q::Send, ^{TAB} ^Tab::Send, ^{PGDN} +^Tab::Send, ^{PGUP}

  1. if

Now with Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab you move right and left between Tabs and with Ctrl+Q you move to last viewed Tab. I choose Q because is next to Tab but you can change it in the second line of the script. Cheers!

Asked by Cartucho 3 days ago

Last reply by Cartucho 2 days ago

How Do I Get FireFox to Open a Link in a New Window

I feel ridiculous but I have always set FireFox to open a new window when I clicked on a link. For some reason it stopped doing that today. It just follows the link in th… (read more)

I feel ridiculous but I have always set FireFox to open a new window when I clicked on a link. For some reason it stopped doing that today. It just follows the link in the existing window. I cannot find the option to get the old action. Searches bring up methods from many obsolete versions. Even this site brings up over 2800 hits but I can't find the one I need.

Asked by petejc 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Shortcut Creation for Ubuntu 20.04.1

I have switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04.1 and am having trouble creating website shortcuts now. With Windows I used the following method [Support - Create a des… (read more)

I have switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04.1 and am having trouble creating website shortcuts now. With Windows I used the following method

From my research it looks this is supposed to work with Ubuntu as well? It is not working for me, is this possible?

Asked by Justin Reina 1 day ago

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Java latest version is not compatible with firefox; no alternative, because website only allows you to play if you have the last version

I tried to solve by following some instructions of yours in these foruns, but it didnt work for me because the site pogo.com only allows you to play the games with the la… (read more)

I tried to solve by following some instructions of yours in these foruns, but it didnt work for me because the site pogo.com only allows you to play the games with the latest JAVA version (7) so i uninstalled java7 and tried 6r32 but, still it asks me to download the latest version. so e«what happens is that i canm hear the game, but not play it or see it. help?

Asked by sobrrodas 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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when opening a webpage, my browser stops downloading its content while waiting for an eternity at certain items, how can I filter them?

Because of the location where I live, most of google services are blocked on the internet. Yesterday I wanted to download a device driver from www.m-audio.com but the dr… (read more)

Because of the location where I live, most of google services are blocked on the internet. Yesterday I wanted to download a device driver from www.m-audio.com but the driver's page stopped loading. I noticed a message at the bottom left of the Firefox window saying "waiting for www.google.com" or something similar. Because of that wait, I could open the page only after 4 tries and waiting way too much time. Can I filter page contents from google so Firefox skips them?

Asked by Makoussai 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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how do i get a search box in start menu?

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search b… (read more)

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search box or place where I could do that. Please tell me how to get the search box I need. My Start button only has the programs I use use above the Start button.

I cannot use email -- too old to learn

Asked by 1dummi 8 years ago

Answered by 1dummi 8 years ago

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Where can I track nightly build development

Hello, I've started using Mozilla Firefox Nightly, but I really can't find any website which provides an information of new things, that has been added or fixed in a new … (read more)

Hello, I've started using Mozilla Firefox Nightly, but I really can't find any website which provides an information of new things, that has been added or fixed in a new firefox build. Could anyone give me any website where I could track Mozilla Firefox Nightly development? Thanks!

Asked by arnas 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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profiles

I run Firefox with multiple profiles, as there are several people that use this computer. I start firefox with -p <profilename> -no-remote. This all works fine ex… (read more)

I run Firefox with multiple profiles, as there are several people that use this computer. I start firefox with -p <profilename> -no-remote.

This all works fine except if I'm in try to open a link from for instance in an email, I click on the link and it opens the profile manager. If I select a profile that already has an open window I get an error message stating

"Firefox cannot use the profile "Rick" because it is in use. To continue, close the running instance of Firefox or choose a different profile."

Is there anyway to have it open the link in a new tab of an already running profile, rather then having to close the profile and then click the link.

Asked by rjesse 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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HDD failing. Need to transfer passwords to new HDD. Where located.I don't remember from last time.

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks h… (read more)

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks helped me with this when I rebuilt this PC (the one I am using to send this info), and I remember most of the path and method but not well enough to attempt it without some guidance. The other PC is an ASUS G50VT-X5 laptop.

Asked by NoStall 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I get rid of the list of disabled/obsolete/duplicate plugins I no longer want?

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a… (read more)

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a way to do this?

For example: I have a disabled plugin for Microsoft Office 2003. I no longer use Office but the plugin still appears in my list of plugins.

Thanks in advance for your help

Asked by PAPETE 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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The appearance of my website shortcuts on my desktop has changed; how do I restore the original appearance

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then click… (read more)

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then clicking " change icon" -- they should look like a white square with the firefox logo in the center instead of a white square with a little box containing 3 tiny symbols.

I'm running XP Pro SP3

How do I restore the original appearance?

Asked by barebear 8 years ago

Answered by barebear 8 years ago

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how can I access a drop down function in the search bar?

I just updated to the newest Firefox. I'm sad that the google toolbar is no longer supported. But I'll soldier on... <big sigh>. Seriously though: The function I… (read more)

I just updated to the newest Firefox. I'm sad that the google toolbar is no longer supported. But I'll soldier on... <big sigh>.

Seriously though: The function I miss from google toolbar is the drop down menu in the search bar, allowing me to 'drop down' and reselect a previous search phrase... what can I say, I'm scatter brained and easily distracted, so I often return to a concept multiple times a week.

How can I emulate the same function in FF 17?

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Asked by dochockin 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I want to be able to run firefox on one Mac with its window displayed on another (using X11?), can I do this?

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my loc… (read more)

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my local Mac. I used to be able to do this with UNIX (e.g. LINUX etc.) systems running X11 by setting the DISPLAY variable on the remote host. Is it possible to do this using the X11 on the Mac? and, if so, do I need to rebuild Firefox to display using X11? At the moment, whatever I try, Firefox just starts its window on the system on which it is started.

Asked by PhilHerridge 8 years ago

Last reply by PhilHerridge 7 years ago

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How do I get Firefox to check addon compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update?

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on… (read more)

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on has been disable after applying the Firefox update. The Options > Advanced > Update tab switch, "Warn me if this will disable any of my add-ons", does not seem to work.

Asked by BigErnie 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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Yahoo mail redirects my email page to another trap page that asks me to upgrade. Is there an extension I can use to redirect from that site?

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to ac… (read more)

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to access my yahoo mail account. Yahoo redirects from my email page every time I try to access it. I can force my way back to email if I highlight the following from the address bar and delete it: /neo/trap?dm=cl&ncrumb=IvdoOqzobdy&.rand=1254591153

That address qualification appears when I try to access "mail.yahoo.com"

If there is no extension I can use, can you explain what I should use to write a script? And where I can research to learn how to write it.

If you could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.

Asked by tank34 8 years ago

Last reply by tank34 8 years ago