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Might there be a way of telling my Firefox to autoclose a specific popup on a specific site? There are half a dozen sites I use regularly that have ones that are useless … (read more)

Might there be a way of telling my Firefox to autoclose a specific popup on a specific site? There are half a dozen sites I use regularly that have ones that are useless to me but that use a method not caught by the standard "block pop-up windows" (yes, I have it enabled). It would be such a convenience, in particular when following news links around. And to default to "accept all cookies" on popups would also be very helpful (I enable the Clear history when Firefox closes option to reduce tracking). I've read about uBlock Origin: does it allow me to start my own list and add to it when I'm on a page that has the problem? And, doesn't 'blocking' have to tell the site? autoclosing wouldn't.

Asked by johnsankey 4 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 hours ago

where is the "carrot icon"?

Hi, There is very little help if you can still log in in FB and Twitter but you lost all your feed and messages. It happened after refreshing FF. Switched both profiles i… (read more)

Hi, There is very little help if you can still log in in FB and Twitter but you lost all your feed and messages. It happened after refreshing FF. Switched both profiles in about:profiles. Logged out and in in both. All there is left is, check if Java script is enabled. Pretty desperate, but I'll try. So I am looking for my web content. According to this, I have to look for "list all tabs" under the "carrot icon". I can't find it.

Asked by dona 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

start firefox with addon as default for a specific document

Running win 10 I have a document on my desktop that I would like to open with firefox. I have that figured out using a batch file. I am opening firefox with the -new-inst… (read more)

Running win 10 I have a document on my desktop that I would like to open with firefox. I have that figured out using a batch file.

I am opening firefox with the -new-instance -private along with the -url with path to the document.

I want to open firefox in this specific instance using the "new window without toolbar" addon as it is ideal for this particular application.

My question is how do I default to this option for this particular application, while keeping firefox with my bookmark toolbar and other options as my default browser in general usage.

Asked by kawazee 1 day ago

browser.windows.create - broken with specific height/width on hiDPI screens, macOS

I'm seeing an issue in the latest release of Firefox (103.0.2) & Firefox developer edition (104.0b10) when working with a manifest v2 web extension. The issue is not… (read more)

I'm seeing an issue in the latest release of Firefox (103.0.2) & Firefox developer edition (104.0b10) when working with a manifest v2 web extension. The issue is not present in Firefox Developer edition (100.0b9) and below.

When calling browser.windows.create() - passing valid options for height & width is resulting in a completely invalid and unexpected size for the resulting window. The code to reproduce the behavior is below.

This is being run in a background script of the extension.

```

 const width = props.width ?? Math.round(window.screen.width * 0.8);
 const height = props.height ?? Math.round(window.screen.height * 0.8);
 // center by default
 const top = props.top ?? Math.round(window.screen.height / 2 - height / 2);
 const left = props.left ?? Math.round(window.screen.width / 2 - width / 2);
 console.log(
   `In openWindow width ${width} height ${height} top ${top} left ${left}`
 );
 const newWindow = await browser.windows.create({
   url: props.url,
   width,
   height,
   top,
   left,
   type: 'popup',
 });

``` The console.log result is ``` In openWindow width 3072 height 1728 top 216 left 384 ``` These are valid numbers for the screen I am working on (standard 4k displays). I am running 3 screens, all hiDPI - two are default 4k external monitors, the third is the built in laptop display.

I have not yet tested the result on other operating systems - however I am running macOS Monteray v12.4.

When running in version 100.0b9 and below, I see a centered screen ~80% of the monitor width and height appear. When I run in the current versions, I see the window briefly flash at full screen, then immediately downsize to a very small window in the upper left corner.

Please see a brief recording of the working version of Firefox Developer Edition compared to the broken version of standard Firefox here: https://monosnap.com/file/80IEHdqgSVND0ZsXKtXkxVPsNINSQd

I am running the exact same extension build in both versions.

Asked by squad-clients 1 day ago

Last reply by squad-clients 1 day ago

When trying to print from a website, i always get the 'Load Legal' message on my old LJ HP4+ printer.

Hello, I'm using Kubuntu 21.10 (language German) The printer is a very old HP Laserjet 4 Plus with a network card 10Mbit Network card. the IP adress is 19x.xxx.xxx.5. Wh… (read more)

Hello, I'm using Kubuntu 21.10 (language German) The printer is a very old HP Laserjet 4 Plus with a network card 10Mbit Network card. the IP adress is 19x.xxx.xxx.5. When printing from any other app/program is working fine Firefox on Win10 is no problem and with all other programs running with WIN10 or Linux, like Libreoffice, Kate, Okular etc., there is no problem, just with Firefox. The paper is set to A4. Not to US-Legal or Letter Maybe i screwed something in the settings, but i don't think so.

Asked by h.jankowitsch 1 day ago

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How to remove the add button from address bar?

Everytime Firefox wants me to add something as search engine. For example I open YouTube and in the address bar it says ADD YOUTUBE. I cannot share screenshot because it … (read more)

Everytime Firefox wants me to add something as search engine. For example I open YouTube and in the address bar it says ADD YOUTUBE. I cannot share screenshot because it just says uploading and not uploading anything from all my devices.

Asked by Amay 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Facing Bookmarks problem

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show book… (read more)

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show bookmarks?

Asked by apkquest4 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

Can I create personal popups for web pages?

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to… (read more)

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to be on my computer only and be triggered when I go to the site. I realize that the real url may be obscured by an app, and I don't know if that can be overcome.

I'm imagining when I go to a particular web page, I will see a reminder, or popup or note with my own comments.

This may already be available, but perhaps I don't know the right questions to ask.

I assume this would only be available on one browser on one computer.

Looking at a product on Amazon (that I've purchased before), it may tell me: "Works like a charm" or "Piece of *"

On a dating site it might remind me when I see one person: "Danger, Will Robinson" or "Try again after Christmas"

A business site might show a note: "Remind owner you met at Halloween bash" or "Express sympathy about loss of pet"

On the App Store it might remind me that an app: "Doesn't work for me" or "This is the one Janet recommends"

Perhaps on a saved document: "Sent on Aug 7 by Robert" or "Still doesn't have the right tone....look again in a week"

And when I am deciding which app to use on my computer: "Great graphic app when rushed, but not powerful" (I would never think that an app named "Moosepow" was for graphics.)

I may even be asking the wrong question. I want reminders that are automatic.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 1 week ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

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Can't find the Gmail app so that online "mailto" links will open in Gmail

Greetings, I've checked a few articles in Firefox to help with my question, but none of them are helping. (Here's the main article: http://example.com.) Here's the situa… (read more)

Greetings, I've checked a few articles in Firefox to help with my question, but none of them are helping. (Here's the main article: http://example.com.) Here's the situation. Say I go to a website's Contact page and click the button to contact someone, a window appears and asks me what app I want to use to open the email. Gmail is my default email, and Firefox is my default browser, and I use Windows 10. When I open the window of options (see attached screenshot) to open the email, and I then click "Choose Other Application" (other than Firefox), I don't see the Gmail app anywhere. I then followed the directions in that link above to check my Windows settings, per its suggestion, which I did ... but in those settings, too, I got to a point where the directions no longer matched what I'm seeing on my screen. I didn't see the Gmail app anywhere. Could you let me know in simple layperson's terms how to open Gmail links in Firefox? I don't have a PhD in computer science, so please keep it very simple. Thanks in advance! Best wishes, Bill

Asked by BillSiever 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

please change design from Firefox back to Version 102 - Version 103 is using too much space for nothing!

Version 102 was nice and compact... now Version 103 needs too much space and is very difficult to use with WIN 11 - many Apps are not correct working!!! I tried Hours to … (read more)

Version 102 was nice and compact... now Version 103 needs too much space and is very difficult to use with WIN 11 - many Apps are not correct working!!! I tried Hours to fix either APP sizes 150% and Text size etc.. it's a mess with Version 103! Thanks for help

Asked by beno 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Clear "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox web browser

Is there any way to clear the "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox? [I am running version 103.0.2 (32-bit) .] If not, can one be added? (I'll have to submit that th… (read more)

Is there any way to clear the "Recently Closed Windows" list in Firefox? [I am running version 103.0.2 (32-bit) .]

If not, can one be added? (I'll have to submit that through the proper channels, of course. But if you have this same question, and do the same, the request will get likely more attention from the right people.)

I haven't found any extension, vetted by Mozilla or otherwise, that does so. (I see many for Recently Closed Tabs, but NOT for Recently Closed Windows.)

There's an option in the list to reopen all of the closed windows, but not to clear the list.

I have noted that windows with only an empty tab are not saved to the list, so that if I remove all tabs from a window and then close it, it is not saved in the list. As a corollary, if I restore a closed window, removing it from the list, and close all its tabs then close that window, it is no longer in the list. So restoring a window, clearing its tabs, and closing the window is a way to get rid of SOME entries, one by one.

BUT there are some pop-up windows that do not display the tab bar or the menu bar and provide no way to force display of those. I have not found any shortcuts or extensions that would let me do so. So there does not seem to be any way to get these windows out of the "Recently Closed Windows" list (without letting them be open windows instead).

All help or advice would be appreciated, so thanks in advance. ~FINIS~

Asked by C.V. 2 days ago

How do I set the new tab homepage and allow entering a new location?

How do I set the new tab homepage and allow entering a new location safely? The moderators and firefox devs keep suggesting "new tab override" add-on but there is a bug i… (read more)

How do I set the new tab homepage and allow entering a new location safely?

The moderators and firefox devs keep suggesting "new tab override" add-on but there is a bug in the UI. When you use that add-on, then press control+T it does NOT highlight or remove the existing address. This means when I type a search, it sends my contents AND "moz-extension://....." which given the uniqueness of that URL is a privacy violation as it seems unique enough to identify me personally.

The behaviour I expect is the same as the default tab, i.e. I press Ctrl+T and then can type directly into the address bar without any existing content.

RANT: I've been using firefox almost 20 years and this is the 1 item that may make me move, not because it's an essential feature but because it shows the total disrespect shown by ignoring and fobbing off of users that obviously want this feature. Removing it was part of a slightly user hostile move to force them to see pocket or other social links.

Users that want this: https://support.mozilla.org/mk/questions/1162532 https://support.mozilla.org/gu-IN/questions/1218838 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1073254 https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1266777 https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/vdy44z/i_cant_get_a_new_tab_to_open_at_google_homepage/

Asked by ryan80 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

Can Autoscroll be Disabled in the History Side Bar/Manager?

When using the built in history side bar or history manager, after scrolling down and clicking on a link, it automatically scrolls back to the top. THIS IS SOOO ANNOYYYIN… (read more)

When using the built in history side bar or history manager, after scrolling down and clicking on a link, it automatically scrolls back to the top. THIS IS SOOO ANNOYYYINGG!! Please tell me how I can stop this behavior so I don't have to manually scroll back down to where I was EVERY TIME I CLICK A LINK FROM THE HISTORY.

Asked by matttewell 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Bing as default search engine - ONLY search engine

I recently installed Firefox 103.0.2 (64-bit) on my brand-new Windows 11 HP ENVY desktop. Now matter how I decobnfigure Bing as a search engine, the browser always defaul… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox 103.0.2 (64-bit) on my brand-new Windows 11 HP ENVY desktop. Now matter how I decobnfigure Bing as a search engine, the browser always defaults to Bing when I search in the search field at the top. i even made google.com my home page, and even when I search on the page itself, it changes to Bing.

I don't think it was misbehaving like this on my previous computer that died. It was running Windows 10 and was up-to-date Firefox-wise in early July.

There is a screen shot of my configuration attached. The dropdown under the Google logo has no other items in the dropdown.

Asked by steinsteve 2 days ago