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firefox developer highlighting elements outlined problem

hello guys I need help with this problem in firefox developed edition Specifically, when I use the Inspector panel to inspect elements on a webpage, the selected element… (read more)

hello guys I need help with this problem in firefox developed edition

Specifically, when I use the Inspector panel to inspect elements on a webpage, the selected elements are outlined with a blue border instead of being filled with color. This is making it difficult for me to visualize the layout and styling of the elements, and I would prefer to have them filled with color instead.

I have tried to find a solution on my own by searching online, but have not been able to find a clear answer. Could you please advise me on how to change the settings in Firefox Developer Edition so that the Inspector panel highlights elements with a fill color instead of just an outline?

Asked by Youcef Hemadou 11 months ago

Answered by Youcef Hemadou 10 months ago

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Is this link for a Firefox add-on safe?

Trying to open kossyderrickent.com I was suspicious of its safety. I was offered the option shown in the attachment. Is this legitimate? I am not familiar with the site a… (read more)

Trying to open kossyderrickent.com I was suspicious of its safety. I was offered the option shown in the attachment. Is this legitimate? I am not familiar with the site and I think it may be unsafe. Pls advise.

Asked by Mysterfied 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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How to default to my extensions when open Extensions (about:addons)?

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to… (read more)

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to the actual Extensions tab? Or can I remove the "Recommendations" tab entirely?

I already saw [to remove 'Recommendations' tab in about:addons]. But about:config

 extensions.htmlaboutaddons.recommendations.enabled = false

only removes recommendations from the Extensions tab. And adding

 extensions.getAddons.showPane = false

does not work, the Recommendations tab is still there.

Asked by timepilot3000 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Multi-Account Containers - Missing an elements in the context menu of a link?

I have installed the Multi-Account Containers add-on. When I right-click on a link on a page, I am missing the Firefox Multi-Account Containers element shown in the Multi… (read more)

I have installed the Multi-Account Containers add-on. When I right-click on a link on a page, I am missing the Firefox Multi-Account Containers element shown in the Multi-Account Containers KB article (see attached screenshot KBContextMenu.png).

My context menu looks like the attached screenshot MyContextMenu.png.

  1. Has the Multi-Account Containers add-on been updated, and the KB article needs to be revised?
  2. Is there a setting that I need to do to show this context meny element?

Asked by ErlingR 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Changing Location from United Kingdom to United States in Firefox Version 111

Every time I use Firefox instead of saying United States at the bottom it's United Kingdom. How do I change this to show that I'm in the States rather than in the UK? I'm… (read more)

Every time I use Firefox instead of saying United States at the bottom it's United Kingdom. How do I change this to show that I'm in the States rather than in the UK? I'm using the latest version for Windows 10 which is Version 111. There are sites that are blocked due to it erroneously showing that I'm in the UK not the US...

Asked by Kendall 10 months ago

Answered by Kendall 10 months ago

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Firefox hangs in the task manager despite the fact that the browser is not running

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We hav… (read more)

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We have to manually terminate processes. Strange behavior!

Asked by Red Heat 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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Outlook opens new window when deleting quickly

When deleting emails in my Outlook account n one of the firefox tabs, if I click a little too fast it suddenly opens a new window with the next email in the list. I have… (read more)

When deleting emails in my Outlook account n one of the firefox tabs, if I click a little too fast it suddenly opens a new window with the next email in the list. I have firefox set to open tabs, not new windows. And I cant see any setting that should be making it open a new window when clicking delete. Its never done this before till recently and its very annoying.

Asked by vlahka1 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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bookmark drop-down menu icon on the address bar disappeared

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason… (read more)

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason it disappeared and I cannot seem to get it back. All I have been able to do is go to settings => bookmarks to get a list of bookmarks, which, however, doesn't have the bookmarks organized into the sub-categories I once had. How can I get that icon back on the address bar? I don't want to add on a bookmark bar or tool bar.

Asked by hashimoto.henri 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Need help for community forums

Hi! I'm sorry if this is not the correct topic for this question, but I'm having huge trouble surfing the community forums of Mozilla. Could you please help me to underst… (read more)

Hi! I'm sorry if this is not the correct topic for this question, but I'm having huge trouble surfing the community forums of Mozilla. Could you please help me to understand what is the correct community forum to talk with other users about Firefox Relay service? Or a generic Mozilla community forum...

I need the community's help for technical purposes with the mentioned service.

Thank you very much for your patience. Noè.

Asked by Noè 10 months ago

Answered by James 10 months ago

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Redirect Problem

A few days ago, I tried to log in to yahoo mail, and started getting this after I clicked okay: "Redirecting . . ." (print screen below). Now I get the same problem when … (read more)

A few days ago, I tried to log in to yahoo mail, and started getting this after I clicked okay: "Redirecting . . ." (print screen below). Now I get the same problem when I paste links into the search bar. I think this started with the new March 31st update. It isn't just one site or application, which seems to suggest that FF is the problem. https://prnt.sc/dIc_AerJtR7g The tab gets stuck there.I cannot view my mail on ff at all, but I can on my phone, probably because I wasn't forced to log out and back in. I cannot paste links. FF is basically unusable for me right now except for sites that I use frequently.

Asked by donna_chatham 10 months ago

Answered by donna_chatham 10 months ago

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Extensions and Search Not Working

As of today, all of my Firefox extensions have stopped working and all of the search engines have been removed from the Default Search Engines menu. I've tried everythin… (read more)

As of today, all of my Firefox extensions have stopped working and all of the search engines have been removed from the Default Search Engines menu.

I've tried everything I can find for either problem, but nothing has worked and they seem related?

Extensions:

  • Reinstalling extensions did not work. They're still listed as enabled on my extensions settings page.
  • I'm not in private browsing mode and my extensions are set to be usable in private mode anyways.
  • Extension icons don't appear anywhere in the customizing menu for the toolbar, including the overflow menu.

Search:

  • Deleting the search.json.mozlz4 file did not work; it didn't create a new file.
  • "Restore Default Search Engines" button in search options is grayed out.

Both:

  • Reinstalling Firefox did not work.

I have no idea what to do at this point.

Asked by Goober4473 10 months ago

Answered by Goober4473 10 months ago

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Firefox Add-ons Disabled Upon Start

So I have this extremely annoying issue. Almost every time I open Firefox on my system, all of my add-ons get disabled. There is no pattern to when it will happen either.… (read more)

So I have this extremely annoying issue. Almost every time I open Firefox on my system, all of my add-ons get disabled. There is no pattern to when it will happen either. Sometimes I can open it 2 or three time without a problem, other times its every single time, and to top it off all of my saved logins randomly disappear too, as well as some of the settings (namely search bar settings). A simple closing and reopening of Firefox restores the login info, but not the settings. I’ve tried making a new profile, didn’t work. Tired uninstalling Firefox and starting clean, still didn’t work. I’ve checked all my settings, and tried deleting the extensions data in the Mozilla folder. Nothing seams to work, and I don’t have a clue why this keeps happening. I’ve been using Firefox since it was still in beta, and have never had this kind of problem before. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Operating System: Garuda Linux KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.104.0 Qt Version: 5.15.8 Kernel Version: 6.2.6-zen1-1-zen (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 16 × AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor Memory: 15.5 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Manufacturer: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Product Name: MS-7B79 System Version: 3.0

Firefox 111.0

Asked by Malvazar 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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How do I get rid of the little stick man that floats on the lower left of pages I open?

The little image shown will appear and float on the left bottom of pages I open including secure pages that require me to log in to enter. That little stick man I conside… (read more)

The little image shown will appear and float on the left bottom of pages I open including secure pages that require me to log in to enter. That little stick man I consider a security threat and have tried to get rid of it to no avail.

The picture I captured of it was when it was on blue background. If on white background, just the circle with the stick man in it.

How can I delete it?

Walter

Asked by Walter 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Solved - toolbar buttons in address bar

Hi, does anyone know what to do to make the background of the bookmarks icon and the reload icon the same as the icon with the site connection lock? I've exhausted all o… (read more)

Hi,

does anyone know what to do to make the background of the bookmarks icon and the reload icon the same as the icon with the site connection lock? I've exhausted all options in the userChrome.css and cant get the background to change. It's in hover state.

For reference I've added a couple of images, the first how the background is and the second how I would like it to look. I'm on macOS and latest Firefox 111.

Best regards,

Johnny

Asked by jstewen 10 months ago

Answered by jstewen 10 months ago

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Why is Firefox, not displaying this website correctly?

https://austinpollen.com/ Including a screenshot. I've disable all the Addons except Togglific and Youtube . I use Firefox 99% of the time but for anything with drm requ… (read more)

https://austinpollen.com/ Including a screenshot.

I've disable all the Addons except Togglific and Youtube . I use Firefox 99% of the time but for anything with drm require chrome. It loads the page correctly while Firefox does not.

I've also tried to disable certain settings in Firefox Options with no luck, such as; Enabled Autoplay Video and Audio Enabled Allow Popups

Used Firefox for almost 20 years and current OS is Win 10.

Thanks for any help

Asked by Acleacius 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Sign in with Apple not working on Windows

Hey out there, I've recently been strugggeling with Firefox (got latest version installed, System is running Windows 11) in terms of not being able to use the "Sign in w… (read more)

Hey out there,

I've recently been strugggeling with Firefox (got latest version installed, System is running Windows 11) in terms of not being able to use the "Sign in with Apple".

On Chrome it still works, but after typing in my Apple-iD credentials, Firefox doesn't let me finish the sign in. It doesn't work if I want to sign into an Application nor a website using the apple sign-in option.

I know there are different ways to sign in but I tend to use this one thanks to it's simplicity and would therefore be happy if anybody knew the issue or even better, a solution to it.

Grateful for any replies :)

Asked by TombFraider 10 months ago

Answered by TombFraider 10 months ago

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Firefox Displays Plain HTML Text Incorrectly

I noticed that when Firefox loads pages without any styling e.g., my professor's home page shown in the screenshot, it displays the text incorrectly. At the top of the sc… (read more)

I noticed that when Firefox loads pages without any styling e.g., my professor's home page shown in the screenshot, it displays the text incorrectly. At the top of the screenshot, you can see 'Dbobeb' which is actually supposed to be shown as 'Canada'. The problem is very common -- I ran into the same issue on Mozilla's web docs as shown in the second screenshot. It displayed 'One' as 'Pof', 'Two' as 'Uxp' and so on. This has been happening for a couple of months now and it is starting to bother me. I have already tried removing all my extensions / running Firefox on private mode -- it does not resolve the issue. This issue does not occur on other browsers.

Asked by albertrocks88 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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UI elements on 27" iMac are far too small

I've used Firefox for years on my iMac with its 5K display. The UI was fine. Today I had to delete and then re-install Firefox because the program had started crashing r… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years on my iMac with its 5K display. The UI was fine. Today I had to delete and then re-install Firefox because the program had started crashing repeatedly. I lost a lot of bookmarks & tabs. Upon opening the new install, I saw that Firefox now shows a miniaturized UI that is very difficult to read. I refer to the UI elements (tabs, bookmarks bar, URL/search field), not the web pages themselves. As part of the installation, I went through all the settings, and I didn't see any controls for the sizes of UI elements. So I searched the internet and found many reports of similar problems over many years. I tried a few suggested changes to about:config settings. Nothing has worked. I am exasperated. What am I missing? Can anyone help?

Asked by Bob-SF 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago