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Saving my history

Third time of asking - still no resolution! I really REALLY want to save my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I now have managed to get Firefox to … (read more)

Third time of asking - still no resolution! I really REALLY want to save my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I now have managed to get Firefox to save 7 days history. How do I get it to NEVER delete my history? Thanks for helping.

Asked by bewilderbeast 1 hour ago

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How do I shrink the really large fonts in Firefox 89 UI?

I finally turned off the menu bar some time back and started using the Bookmarks Menu Button (the little star with an underline). With v89, the dropdown menu from this is… (read more)

I finally turned off the menu bar some time back and started using the Bookmarks Menu Button (the little star with an underline). With v89, the dropdown menu from this is huge. The fonts are a lot bigger than in v88, and for some reason, there are now two "Manage bookmarks" items, one at the top and one at the bottom. Is there any way, either official or through userChrome.css, to choose a small font? I already have a userChrome.css that I used to remove items from the old Bookmarks menu on the menu bar, but those don't apply to the BM Button.

Asked by yuanhaoyoung 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

Cannot install add ons

Trying to install add-ons, I get "An unexpected error occurred during installation." I checked the about:policies#active and InstallAddonsPermission is false. The Firefox… (read more)

Trying to install add-ons, I get "An unexpected error occurred during installation."

I checked the about:policies#active and InstallAddonsPermission is false.

The Firefox is portable and I was able to install add-ons in the past.

Asked by eran555 15 hours ago

Receipt printing

Hi Sorry about my poor english We are using a cloud base point of sale, we want to change how many copy of the sale receipt are printed after a sale. I know that this sho… (read more)

Hi Sorry about my poor english

We are using a cloud base point of sale, we want to change how many copy of the sale receipt are printed after a sale. I know that this should be done in the about:config, but i cant find how to do it

Thanks

Asked by info5638 17 hours ago

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v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 18 hours ago

POS1 /Home key does not work

Hi. I installed Firefox 89.0.1 POS1 /Home Key doesn't work while Cmd+ <arrow up> works. The same with END (doesn't work) and Cmd + <arrow down> (works). Care… (read more)

Hi. I installed Firefox 89.0.1 POS1 /Home Key doesn't work while Cmd+ <arrow up> works. The same with END (doesn't work) and Cmd + <arrow down> (works). Caret browsing is NOT aktive.

The Keys work in Chrome!

Any Idea?

Best regards Manfred

Asked by heinrichs.manfred 19 hours ago

Changes in Firefox 89: I hate the new themes—where do I provide feedback?

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes … (read more)

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes for a far worse browsing experience for me. Why would one string of undifferentiated text in a long line of tabs make things any easier? It does not.

I've found a helpful site that allows turning off the new theme, but a commenter advises that that option too will soon be disabled: https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-old-classic-theme-and-ui-in-firefox-89-and-later-versions/

Is there an add-on that keeps the "classic" theme? I've googled how to provide feedback. One of those links is dead. What's the best way to make my thoughts known?

People love tech, but the older I get the more I see how it demonstrates a lack of ownership, that nothing is really yours on your devices, that what you're comfortable with is only one weekly update away.

Asked by 777bb 1 day ago

Last reply by 777bb 1 day ago

How can I browse an email directly by typing it in the address bar?

If you write something in the address bar it automatically is browsed on google. In other browsers you can do the same typing an email in the address bar but in firefox i… (read more)

If you write something in the address bar it automatically is browsed on google. In other browsers you can do the same typing an email in the address bar but in firefox it doesn't allow me. How can I tweak firefox parameters so it allows me to do that?

https://i.gyazo.com/544475f24b1d5ffcb2a8ae957ae0e92f.png

If I browse this I get this stupid message: https://i.gyazo.com/c7c38768ca4fff9aae27d3e94de8e8c4.png

Thanks in advance

Asked by fuarrkk 1 week ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 day ago

firefox just updated, now the default 'system' theme won't load and looks like the light theme

I have the 'system' theme enabled, but it doesn't look the way it shows in the thumbnail and it makes my tabs really hard to visually distinguish! Grey on grey, as oppose… (read more)

I have the 'system' theme enabled, but it doesn't look the way it shows in the thumbnail and it makes my tabs really hard to visually distinguish! Grey on grey, as opposed to grey tabs and a dark blue toolbar, etc. Is anyone else having this issue? Or any tips on how to make the system theme look the way it's supposed to?

Asked by im.going.nowhere.very.slowly 1 week ago

Last reply by KSS23 1 day ago

Hotkeys for custom context-menu items

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotke… (read more)

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotkey (after right-clicking). Would this be possible?

Asked by eipvwrqxjlugolezmg 1 day ago

Firefox Multi-Account Containers always prompting for home page

I'm old school. My new tab and home page are my own. Sadly there has been a recent regression with respect to Containers with Firefox 89.0.1. I've been using Firefox Mu… (read more)

I'm old school. My new tab and home page are my own. Sadly there has been a recent regression with respect to Containers with Firefox 89.0.1. I've been using Firefox Multi-Account Containers for a very long time. I've been using 7.3.0 since January. It seems no matter what I do it is now h*ll bent on prompting what container I want to open my home page in. It doesn't matter how many times I tell it not to do this on the "Open this site in your assigned container?" in the most recent version of Firefox all buttons related to opening in the Default container do not appear. I can tell it to "Remember my decision for this site" and open in the current container but that does nothing. It's right back to the prompting every time I open a tab. Has anyone found a way to end this extraneous prompting?

Asked by Robert Hardy 1 day ago

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

Firefox Default screen(Linux)

Using Firefox default screen for Linux, how do I prevent search characters from being automatically entered on address bar when typing search characters on search bar. I … (read more)

Using Firefox default screen for Linux, how do I prevent search characters from being automatically entered on address bar when typing search characters on search bar. I only want search letters entered on search bar. I like to search with search bar only, not address bar. Is there a way to fix that or is it just something you have to live with?

Asked by jogger60 1 day ago

Last reply by jogger60 1 day ago

When is Mozilla going to stop making FireFox even less ADA Accessible?

When is Mozilla going to stop making FireFox even less ADA Acceptable? Thousands, if not millions, choose FF because it is accessible. With each update starting with Qua… (read more)

When is Mozilla going to stop making FireFox even less ADA Acceptable? Thousands, if not millions, choose FF because it is accessible. With each update starting with Quantum, FF has become less accessible. I am currently trying to find an accessibility attorney to file a discrimination claim against FF/Mozilla. Stop making thing broken by 'fixing' them. Thin lines. Thin fonts. Icons without text. Shaded colors with no definition. A tab line on top with hazzy shadows behind it. YUCK

People with vision issues such as early cataracts cannot see this crap.

Mozilla F'd the Fox with this one.

Does there need to be an uprising at Mozilla in SF to get somebody's attention?

Browser Rage.........

Win 7. 16 gig, SSD, trying to us FF 89

Slow to open blank tab or search tab. F'd bad.

Asked by Idadho 2 days ago

Toolbars switched with latest update

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows ar… (read more)

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows are below the others?

Asked by turkstrl 4 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 2 days ago