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Remove the "New Tab" option on Right Click Tab

How can we remove the "New Tab" option when right clicking a tab? I find this feature absolutely useless as there's already and "+" tab button to create a new tab. I use… (read more)

How can we remove the "New Tab" option when right clicking a tab? I find this feature absolutely useless as there's already and "+" tab button to create a new tab. I used to be able to reload tabs easily and quickly by Right-Click tab, Left-Click and the Reload option was selected. NOW, I have to move the mouse down to the Reload option, or press the "R" key on the keyboard. Simple things, yes, but something that is easily annoying if it's added when it's not needed and having to change the way we use the browser. What would of been nicer is that "Pinned" tabs would always be pinned, regardless if that window was the last to be closed or not.

Asked by Korishan 20 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Bold font on web forma, log ins, pdfs

Since the most recent update to 89.0 opening pdfs in the browser, some websites and all log-in areas are using a super bold, unreadable font. PDFs also print out with thi… (read more)

Since the most recent update to 89.0 opening pdfs in the browser, some websites and all log-in areas are using a super bold, unreadable font. PDFs also print out with this font. I tried changing the font manually, and both checking and unchecking the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box, but it doesn't help. I have no plugins installled This is the Facebook log in for example. The font is so poor you can't tell the 'i' from a lower case 'l'. The pdf sample is from opening it in the browser. If I download it instead, it opens in a normal, readable font. How can I fix this?

Asked by cfillion2 21 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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bing search typing auto goes into address bar

I just updated to Firefox v.89.0. When I open up a new tab, I get my Bing search engine with a text box in the middle of the page. When I start typing in this text box,… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox v.89.0. When I open up a new tab, I get my Bing search engine with a text box in the middle of the page. When I start typing in this text box, my typing automatically goes instead into the address text box. Prior to this version of Firefox, my typing stayed the in Bing (or Google, etc.) search text box. I've tried to look up solutions which sent me to About:config keyword.enabled and other settings but nothing I've tried fixes this problem. I want my search in the larger (Bing) search text box, not in the address (urlbar) text box which is much smaller text. As I said, prior to this version of FIrefox, my typing stayed in the search text box and didn't automatically get moved into the address text box. Please advise.

Asked by Khasar 23 hours ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 22 hours ago

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Cannot Delete History

I went to clear my recent history, but it will not do so. Then I went to Menu, Settings, Privacy and Security, Cookies and Site Data, Clear Data. No change. I tried do a … (read more)

I went to clear my recent history, but it will not do so. Then I went to Menu, Settings, Privacy and Security, Cookies and Site Data, Clear Data. No change. I tried do a Refresh installation. No change. I exported my bookmarks to my hard drive, and uninstalled Firefox. I downloaded a fresh install of Firefox, and installed it. ALL MY BOOKMARKS AND SETTINGS ARE STILL THERE!! Still won't allow me to clear History. Whatever happened, happened less than 24 hours ago, going by the websites showing in Recent History. Can you advise me?

Asked by wanglewurzer 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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Half of window is overlaid with a grey rectangle after an update (Linux - elementaryOS 5.1.7)

Hello, after an update up to Firefox 89.0 (64bit) on my elementaryOS 5.1.7 (based on Ubuntu 18.04) I've got a grey-colored rectangle in the upper part of my window that o… (read more)

Hello,

after an update up to Firefox 89.0 (64bit) on my elementaryOS 5.1.7 (based on Ubuntu 18.04) I've got a grey-colored rectangle in the upper part of my window that overlays all elements of websites (cf. attached screenshot), however I still could pass via hyperlinks if there are any under the rectangle. It is very light grey in light mode and dark grey in dark mode.

I've tried following steps according to possible solutions found in the Internet : - launch Firefox in safe mode (the rectangle disappears) - make sure the default theme is used - turn on/off the hardware acceleration - update or disable and delete all add-ons and plug-ins (rectangle still present in normal mode) - delete and reinstall Firefox with wiping all its files on the local machine (including /home/user/.mozilla and /etc/firefox* folders) - delete again and install the flatpak version


Nothing of the above helps except of the safe mode. As I have tried already to delete add-ons and plug-ins, what else can I disable to try to solve the issue in normal mode ?

I would appreciate your help as this is the only browser that I (want to) use on a daily basis. Thanks in advance!

Asked by stanislaw.l 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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Web Pages Are Black

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without … (read more)

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without highlighting all to read the text. Same for John Lewis and other sites. Background is black. MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G14042) Latest Firefox Browser Anyone know why?

Asked by RegMahony 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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After FF89 Web Search on Firefox Home doesnt work.

After FF89 every time I type something to the Web Search field on Firefox Home, the text is being typed in address bar instead of the web search field. This is greatly fr… (read more)

After FF89 every time I type something to the Web Search field on Firefox Home, the text is being typed in address bar instead of the web search field. This is greatly frustrating, because it gives suggestions as urls from browsing history instead of strings typed previously in the web search field.

Asked by antonmgr 1 day ago

Answered by Pianista 1 day ago

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Search not working correctly in v89.0 (64 bit)

I recently updated Mozilla to v 80.0 (64 bit) I have Mozilla set so that it does not search from the address bar, and I use the optional search bar. When I create a new t… (read more)

I recently updated Mozilla to v 80.0 (64 bit) I have Mozilla set so that it does not search from the address bar, and I use the optional search bar.

When I create a new tab the default page contains a google search box, as per the attached screen shot. But if I type in that search box, the search term appears in the address bar, and then Mozilla tells me the address doesn't look right.

Why is the search term automatically entered in the address bar? Since I have the seaparate search bar my search term should appear there.

BTW I hate searching from the address bar. If I want to search I type it in the search box, or in the search box in new tab. Separating the search and address bars is one of my favorite features of Mozilla vs the other browsers.

Asked by davidcrighton99 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Firefox Sync account has lost all data

I've reinstalled my PC. First thing first I downloaded FF and installed it. Login to Firefox Sync. And it's empty. No history, no tabs, no passwords, everything is gone. … (read more)

I've reinstalled my PC. First thing first I downloaded FF and installed it. Login to Firefox Sync. And it's empty. No history, no tabs, no passwords, everything is gone. I've check that I logged into correct account. And yes I can track many previous emails from this account. Why did Sync lost all data? Is there a history that I can use to restore my lost data? Thanks!

Asked by Eiq 1 day ago

Answered by Eiq 1 day ago

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Change how Firefox allows searches from its Default Tab

Firefox 'new tab' defaults to a Firefox home page with a google search bar. See screenshot 1 When I try to enter a search item in the google search bar on the page it , … (read more)

Firefox 'new tab' defaults to a Firefox home page with a google search bar. See screenshot 1 When I try to enter a search item in the google search bar on the page it , searches in the address bar instead - even though that is turned off. See screenshot 2 Any tips on how do I keep the search in the google line on the page and not in the Address bar

Asked by paulcreedonau 1 day ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 day ago

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Google maps quite workign after latest Firefox update

Google maps worked great until the latest update of Firefox 2 days ago. Now when I go to the maps I get a Google page that says " We are sorry, but you do not have access… (read more)

Google maps worked great until the latest update of Firefox 2 days ago. Now when I go to the maps I get a Google page that says " We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Maps. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access."

I know it's not my ISP, as the maps works fine in both IE and Seamonkey browsers. Any ideas what has happened in the last update that broke it?

Asked by talbotc 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Firefox & Google Developer Profile Webpage

When trying to access the Google Developer Profile webpage on Firefox desktop, I encounter many errors. I can't sign in a lot of the times, sometimes I kind of get in bu… (read more)

When trying to access the Google Developer Profile webpage on Firefox desktop, I encounter many errors. I can't sign in a lot of the times, sometimes I kind of get in but it says my profile isn't finished even though it is. I ended up creating it with MS Edge and accessing it that way after I had done a couple of the Kotlin training exercises to make sure my progress was getting saved. Many other times I get a 404 message; the errors I get vary a bit.

I have even tried starting Firefox in safe mode just to disable all extensions and add-ons, still with no luck.

It is only with Firefox Desktop that I am having this issue. When I use my Android device and bring it up on Firefox mobile, I don't have any of these issues. I see my profile and badges just fine.

Asked by ACiotti 1 day ago

Answered by Seburo 18 hours ago

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Address bar

Can someone tell me why they have made it so that i can only search in the top address bar even while giving me the option to have an address bar above my website shortcu… (read more)

Can someone tell me why they have made it so that i can only search in the top address bar even while giving me the option to have an address bar above my website shortcuts?

I hope this is just a mistake, cause I absolutely detest this choice of theres.

Asked by Calamityangel 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Не рабоает поиск.

При вводе в окно поиска на домашней странице не отображается введенная информация и некорректно выполняется поиск информации. В место поиска отображается бесполезная инфо… (read more)

При вводе в окно поиска на домашней странице не отображается введенная информация и некорректно выполняется поиск информации. В место поиска отображается бесполезная информация и в место открытия поиска информации открывается рандомный сайт.

Asked by fvgd87 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox blocking website due to PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. Chrome does not have this issue. What can I do?

Hello, only Firefox is blocking this website for me. I wanted to get away from Chrome but I may have to go back if this can't be fixed. The website is https://rotary.vsgd… (read more)

Hello, only Firefox is blocking this website for me. I wanted to get away from Chrome but I may have to go back if this can't be fixed. The website is https://rotary.vsgdover.com/ How can I just add an exception to make this site load? I really don't want to go back to bloated Chrome just for one silly website.

Asked by dave258 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Cannot stop Firefox using the address bar as a search function

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typin… (read more)

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typing and fails.

I want to stop Firefox from using the address bar as the means of searching. I have read solutions online about changing things in about:config, however, this is not working fully.

It will only work it only works if I open up a new window. If I try and open up a tab it returns to trying to create a URL from my search requirements.

I have also tried the preference screen and nothing in there resolves the problem either.

Asked by stephenhicks1974 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Cookies not kept v89

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies.… (read more)

Hello Since version 89 my cookies are not kept anymore. I have set Firefox to delete cookies when closing but I have set exceptions for some websites to keep the cookies. Also I delete the history when closing except cookies. (This setting was chaged after updating to version 89)

With this settings Firefox kept the cookies of the exception websites But since version 89 all cookies are deleted, also those for the exception. Any new setting to do? Regards Oliver

Asked by OKA 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Menus have Larger font and large space between items. How to reset all menus back to the settings used prior to version 89.0?

Windows 10 OS Firefox version 89.0 Issue effecting all menus. Larger font and large space between items in drop down menu. After update to the current version, click on e… (read more)

Windows 10 OS Firefox version 89.0 Issue effecting all menus. Larger font and large space between items in drop down menu.

After update to the current version, click on eg: 'Bookmarks' and all bookmarks are listed. However, the font size has increased and there is a significant gap between each bookmark. This means a load of top level bookmarks are not instantly visible until you extend.

This problem is effecting all drop down Menus from the 'Menu Bar', but not the 'Menu Bar' itself and that also includes the 'Menu app icon (3 horizontal lines)'.

I have a large screen/monitor using 1920 x1080, it allows me to display many windows at once, so this must look really bad on anything smaller. I do not need extra scrolling or additional clicking etc as it only increases RSD issues. I do not have any sight issues.

How can I reset all menus back to the settings used prior to version 89.0 so that it looks normal?

Or is this a bug? I cannot believe this was actually by design.

Cheers for any help. It's driving me potty.

Asked by Toad-Hall 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago