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Windows opened in front of firefox don't clear properly when I close them - see screenshots

Hello Firefox support team. When I open a window (application, data folder or whatever) in front of firefox, then the window doesn't disappear properly when I close it. B… (read more)

Hello Firefox support team. When I open a window (application, data folder or whatever) in front of firefox, then the window doesn't disappear properly when I close it. Bits of it remain (see images) and I have to click on the menu bar or outside the firefox window to get rid of them. It's getting a bit annoying - doesn't happen al the time, but regularly on a seemingly random basis. The problem has existed for a while now, since two or three updates ago. Any clues as to what's going on? Thanks,

Fraidy.

Asked by cesolon 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Firefox doesnt show icons, show texts?.. i dont know how to title question, please read detail

when i go to translate.google.com firefox doesnt show the icon, as pointed in attached images i thought its some extension causing problem, so i turned off all extension… (read more)

when i go to translate.google.com firefox doesnt show the icon, as pointed in attached images

i thought its some extension causing problem, so i turned off all extension and restarted firefox. Still same problem..

I think it is, related to some settings i changed or some about:config stuff, im not sure any help aprreciated

Asked by lajelah352 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

yahoo mail

since the new firefox update oct. 2021 yahoo mail wont work. same on some bank accounts. the websites tell me to use the new version of firefox. it's like firefox isnt t… (read more)

since the new firefox update oct. 2021 yahoo mail wont work. same on some bank accounts. the websites tell me to use the new version of firefox. it's like firefox isnt telling the websites im using firefox.....

Asked by robsmith1234568 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

"Send Tab to Device" missing from right-click menu

I normally use Firefox Beta. Ever since upgrading to v92 the option to Send Tab to Device has been missing when I right-click on a tab. I've downloaded other versions of … (read more)

I normally use Firefox Beta. Ever since upgrading to v92 the option to Send Tab to Device has been missing when I right-click on a tab. I've downloaded other versions of Firefox and the issue seems to follow me out of Beta and into the regular release. I've seen other people having issues with syncing and sending tabs between devices as of late, but no one seemed to be completely missing the option to do so.

Asked by vtardiff 1 month ago

Last reply by AliAardvark 4 hours ago

firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem

firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem. It either operates extremely slowly or just doesn't function and freezes. On … (read more)

firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem. It either operates extremely slowly or just doesn't function and freezes. On facebook many times areas show up blank and therefore non functional. Functions on yahoomail also at times just don't work. When I go to chrome or safari there is normal functioning. I did a refresh of firefox and it generally worked a bit faster but didn't improve the problems I just described. Also for your info I've spent a very very long time trying to find how to contact you. You really don't make it easy. I have been using firefox mainly for many years and prefer it to other browsers, but if it doesn't work properly are needed websites, then of course I will have to discontinue. I hope you can fix the problem. I have a macbook air, don't know how you can fix it if it's not a general problem. Hope you all do. Thanks. Samana Fisher

Asked by samanaji 20 hours ago

Last reply by roypaxton5 5 hours ago

HOW to get firefox theme like older REASONABLE DESIGN And not FLASHING TABS every load?

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous … (read more)

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous obnoxious ANIMATED TABS ON EVERY FRICKEN LOAD that is ludicrous FOR REAL! Where is the option to FIX THAT MADNESS, THANK!

Asked by Wes 1 day ago

Last reply by TNorth 9 hours ago

Can I create custom redirects for certain domains?

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install somet… (read more)

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install something for just creating one rule.

Candidate solutions - userscript options - about:config options

Restrictions - cross platform - browser level

Is there something? Thank you.

Asked by FirefoxIsAwesome 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Problem downloading audiobook files (.aax) from Audible.com

Using Firefox browser for iMac. Recently (10/10/2021) attempted to download .aax files from Audible.com. Files were unexpectedly converted to .mp4 files, making files u… (read more)

Using Firefox browser for iMac. Recently (10/10/2021) attempted to download .aax files from Audible.com. Files were unexpectedly converted to .mp4 files, making files unusable by iBooks. Conferred with Audible Tech support. Audible Tech confirmed that .aax files are the proper format and that they did not/do not make any format conversions on their end. Audible Tech then suggested trying download with Safari. Download (of .aax files with Safari) was successful and maintained proper (.aax) format. Audible Tech said that he had not encountered this issue before and that it seemed to him that the Firefox browser may be responsible for the unexpected conversion. In the past I have used Firefox many times to successfully download .aax files from Audible.com, most recent prior to this problem was on (9/11/2021). I am notifying you simply to advise that you may have a programing glitch within the download programing portion of the latest version of Firefox (ver. 93.0 - 64 bit) for iMac(s).

Asked by SkyTraveln 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Recent update to Firefox 78.15.Oesr, now can no longer reorder open windows

Greetings, I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to… (read more)

Greetings,

I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to have the project I am currently working on, next to the open Firefox window, for quick navigation between the browser and project. This option seems to have been disabled with the update. It is enough of a deal breaker that I may pursue reverting to the previous version of Firefox.

Also, the inability to delete bookmarks, and to close the bookmark window after selecting "show all bookmarks," remains a persistent frustration that I am surprised has not been addressed. With so many browser options available, these subtle annoyances are enough to prompt me to again shop around for alternatives, after being a Firefox devotee for over 10 years.

Thank you for your help, Josh Baker

Asked by shotgunreverend 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

fake site not detected

Hello, I have the current Firefox version (93.0) running on XUbuntu 20.04.03 LTS. Accidentally pasted the URL of a known phishing site (obtained from Phishtank) into the … (read more)

Hello,

I have the current Firefox version (93.0) running on XUbuntu 20.04.03 LTS. Accidentally pasted the URL of a known phishing site (obtained from Phishtank) into the address bar instead of a VirusTotal search box, and it browsed to the site. Verified in https://transparencyreport.google.com/safe-browsing/search?url=https:%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2Fe%2F1FAIpQLSeAhelw8U_QuFyvJDmAn4aYM-H6QXYahD7ZjaFXC6CdyuxaNQ%2Fviewform%3Fusp%3Dsend_form&hl=en that the site is blacklisted.

I thought that Google Safebrowsing is enabled by default? (Checked about:config and saw that the "safebrowsing" settings that are bold are the ones with timestamps e.g. lastupdatetime and nextupdatetime.)

Asked by 4232jl 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Is there a working add-on like Conex/tab-groups

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Fire… (read more)

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Firefox update, but now it's broken, and he hasn't updated it since 2019, so I think it's a dead project at this point.

I've tried Simple Tab Groups and found it pretty useless for my purposes. I've been experimenting with Tab Stash and it's a little better, but still really not what I want.

I want something at least similar to Conex: an icon up top that I click to get a dropdown menu of all of the groups that I've set up, maybe with a search box to find tabs that I've forgotten which group they're in.

Does anyone know of anything like this that still works?

Asked by albo 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Do not put autocomplete text in address bar while typing but do have a dropdown list of suggestions

Can you make the address bar not add autocomplete suggestions in the address bar where you're typing, but still put the suggestions dropdown list right below the address … (read more)

Can you make the address bar not add autocomplete suggestions in the address bar where you're typing, but still put the suggestions dropdown list right below the address bar?

I know you can do a workaround every time you use the address bar but I use address bars dozens or hundreds of times a day and I would like the address bar to work like I want without having to do dozens or hundreds of workarounds a day.

Asked by Chuck Baggett 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Installing the latest version of Firefox

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windo… (read more)

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windows and the other from Avast. I'm concerned about the warnings. Can anyone help me with this?

Asked by strshne420 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers... I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Cli… (read more)

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers...

I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Clicking on any of the product link[s] to the sellers' website renders a ~javascript void~ sort of error message in an otherwise blank new tab. Replicated this with several different items over the last week. Google searches and Bing searches result in non-responsive, irrelevant, and chronologically obsolete hits.

Bear in mind, the raw page, Bing Shopping <https://www.bing.com/shop> functions perfectly well in Opera... I have not tried it in either IE or Edge and I avoid Chrome like a recent worldwide pandemic.

I have not tampered with any of Firefox's settings.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by kaoz_indehouse 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

Number of tabs

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to fi… (read more)

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to find them. If I remember, on a very old version it was either 15 or 11 tabs before that happened.

Is there a way for me to change the 'limit number of tabs before they go off the end'? I would rather like to do that, but I have not found how. I would be most grateful if you can help.

Thanks,

Peter

Asked by PeterKoro 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Trying to open Firefox results in a blank window quickly opening and reclosing.

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens a… (read more)

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens and closes or doesn't open at all. I have no clue what is happening.

Asked by grayhoang 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago