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different PDF Download/Open options

Hello fellow Firefox User, if you stumbled upon this Question, I want to thank you for your valuable time on this maybe stupid topic. My Question: Is it possible to have… (read more)

Hello fellow Firefox User,

if you stumbled upon this Question, I want to thank you for your valuable time on this maybe stupid topic. My Question: Is it possible to have multiple options for PDF files.

For Example, I want all Files from one website to be downloaded and every File, that does not come from there, to be opened in firefox. I know the option "ask every time" exists, but is there an option to not choose manually what I want?

Asked by bellazi1002 44 minutes ago

Why can't we customize the keyboard shortcuts?

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to u… (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to use Firefox instead of any chrome based options (Which there are to many these days). It struck me today, as i was reworking some workflow elements in many programs i use daily, that it is impossible to change any key binding in Firefox anymore. I know it has been a while now, and i searched all over the web for an answer or a solution, but at this point it is clear that other than going in the code and recompiling Firefox manually, it is not possible. I stumbled upon the (only) extension that allows to change some shortcuts, but the two that i wanted to change are impossible to configure from it, being disabling only f12 as i would use it for other things but i do not want to lose the dev console and also ctrl+L to open the address bar, it is quite inconvenient and would much prefer to use ctrl+spacebar as it matches many other bindings i am using with other software. There have been many other features that were changed in the recent years that made me start to look for an alternative, as i see features melting away almost as quickly as the user base of the product.

I do understand that one person's problem is not going to change the way a big piece of software is working, but i am wondering, why are the users losing such features as basic as customizing key bindings in a piece of software that used to be so incredibly customizable in the past? Why is the only viable option to anything chrome based losing it's edge over the competition? Is Firefox v150 be based on the chromium engine or will it die before?

Thank you in advance, and no, i don't need the link to the shortcut page, i already have it.

Asked by 1520lemoine 5 hours ago

Last reply by tanujasri17 2 hours ago

Cannot customize FF on iPad Mini

The help instructions say > Click the menu button, click More Tools and choose Customize Toolbar…. - and that works for me on my Windows 10 system; but More Tools does… (read more)

The help instructions say > Click the menu button, click More Tools and choose Customize Toolbar….

- and that works for me on my Windows 10 system; but More Tools does not appear when I click the menu button on my iPad mini.

Am running 102.0 64-bit on Windows system; not sure about iPad, but just installed it today. It seems to be running fine on the iPad mini otherwise. How can I reach the Customize Toolbar pane on it?

Asked by ronks1 2 hours ago

Cannot remove US dictionary

I have installed two dictionaries, "English (United Kingdom)", and "French". However, when I go to check a spelling, (right click/Languages over the suspect word), I am… (read more)

I have installed two dictionaries, "English (United Kingdom)", and "French". However, when I go to check a spelling, (right click/Languages over the suspect word), I am offered a third dictionary choice, "English (United States), which I do not want. I have removed the US dictionary and even the language pack but the menu item persists. I can find no way to get rid of it.

Please advise

Asked by nikkkko 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

about:config -- headers and footers

I changed the header/footer in about:config, but the changes will not save. Every time I change them, they revert to something else. I need &T for headerleft, &… (read more)

I changed the header/footer in about:config, but the changes will not save. Every time I change them, they revert to something else. I need &T for headerleft, &PT for headerright, &U for footerleft and &D for footerright. Invariably it changes all the headers to &U, footerleft to &P, and footerright to &D. My only thought is that I haven't saved the updates properly. Please help! ~AM

Asked by marquara 6 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 hours ago

Firefox plugins doesn't work

i had a big problem with windows 10 action center (it won't open at all) only one solution was creating new Microsoft profile and move all files from one to another (incl… (read more)

i had a big problem with windows 10 action center (it won't open at all) only one solution was creating new Microsoft profile and move all files from one to another (including downloads documents desktop and whole appdata folder with firefox inside included)

and theoretically all works fine. I have my firefox account, history, tabs, favorites, theme and plugins, but they have blank icons and doesn't work.

is there any way to automatically redownload and reinstall plugins?

I would like to add that I have 3 browsers (profiles) and different plugins in each.

Asked by Methosu 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 hours ago

How to reduce scrolling speed/sensitivity of mouse wheel when viewing Google Sheets in Firefox?

In every other App (PC and browser) my mouse scroll wheel behaves normally but with Sheets, in Firefox browser, the slightest wheel movement causes the sheet to scroll do… (read more)

In every other App (PC and browser) my mouse scroll wheel behaves normally but with Sheets, in Firefox browser, the slightest wheel movement causes the sheet to scroll dozens of lines at a time. It doesn't misbehave with Sheets in Chrome. I've tried changing mouse settings and settings in Firefox but to no avail. Is there a setting somewhere in Sheets or Firefox that I can change to reduce the scroll speed?

Asked by Simon 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Cedric & Bev Stone 7 hours ago

"Never remember history" setting stops UBlock Origin from blocking ads.

"Never remember history" setting stops UBlock Origin from blocking ads. When I set it to Remember History, UBlock Origin blocks ads. When set to Never Remember History, a… (read more)

"Never remember history" setting stops UBlock Origin from blocking ads. When I set it to Remember History, UBlock Origin blocks ads. When set to Never Remember History, ads are no longer blocked. I notice this mostly on YouTube. Any way to have UBlock Origin block ads AND have Firefox never remember history BOTH?

Asked by mitch.lester 8 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 8 hours ago

Dark screen and menus

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal wit… (read more)

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal with.

How do I reset to white and sync them on all my devices?

Asked by tmw46 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 hours ago

scrolling

Good day! I trust you all are well. I am using a Kensington Expert Mouse (wired, K64325), and KensingtonWorks application for settings. Although I use the slowest scrolli… (read more)

Good day! I trust you all are well. I am using a Kensington Expert Mouse (wired, K64325), and KensingtonWorks application for settings. Although I use the slowest scrolling speed, the scrolling is still very fast i.e. one click is a full screen. In other applications the settings are working well. How can I slow down the scrolling? Many thanks and regards, Konstantin

Asked by Stanyek 2 months ago

Last reply by Cedric & Bev Stone 8 hours ago

AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Can't install ANY add on

My firefox is upto date, even re downloaded it and refreshed it. I go to the add on's menu and chose any one, and every one when i download it says "Installation aborted … (read more)

My firefox is upto date, even re downloaded it and refreshed it. I go to the add on's menu and chose any one, and every one when i download it says "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt."

Help please

Regards

Stu

Asked by stu171 19 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 18 hours ago

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Can't get rid of google.com as startup page

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons. Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In a… (read more)

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons.

Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In about:config my browser.startup.homepage says www.duckduckgo.

Have also changed browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID to www.duckduckgo.com and browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone to www.duckduckgo.com

But STILL, every time I start Firefox, I'm taken to google.com. Please cn someone tell me how to stop google coming up when I start Firefox.

Thanks, Ivan

Asked by ivanwonbtanner 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Built in screenshot tool: How to hide notification when shot taken?

This annoying notification on the bottom right keeps popping up everytime I take a screenshot. I've been using computers for the past 17 years, I know how to paste thing… (read more)

This annoying notification on the bottom right keeps popping up everytime I take a screenshot. I've been using computers for the past 17 years, I know how to paste things by now. Even worse, it overlays on other applications and pesters me there for about 10 seconds until I close it. Can this notification be hidden in about config or do I have to find a community add on that does the same thing, but without this stupid notification?

Asked by matttewell 1 month ago

Last reply by Ming Ze 22 hours ago

Webpage Background and letter change

How do I change the background for all webpages to black with letters displayed as white. I have a vision problem which inhibits my ability to view letters on a white ba… (read more)

How do I change the background for all webpages to black with letters displayed as white. I have a vision problem which inhibits my ability to view letters on a white background.

Asked by spyman1 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

Unable to see lines of data fill 'boxes' (screen masks) since new updates HELP

It seems that since the last update none of the available screen schemes / contrast schemes allow for me to see the input mask boxes. (Of course today with this support… (read more)

It seems that since the last update none of the available screen schemes / contrast schemes allow for me to see the input mask boxes. (Of course today with this support page there is an exception but....) I have wasted hours trying to read and adjust and end with only an attitude. HELP

Asked by TimHoHere 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Please restore the "Page Setup" menu option

Hi, I recently created a new profile in Firefox as I regularly do, as a consequence I found that the "Page Setup" menu option has been removed in a past release. I can't … (read more)

Hi,

I recently created a new profile in Firefox as I regularly do, as a consequence I found that the "Page Setup" menu option has been removed in a past release.

I can't fathom why this has been removed, I "print" plenty of PDF's and like to customise the Headers/Footers based on what I'm "printing".

Searching for a fix suggests either installing a 3rd Party Add-on or "hacking" the "about:config". This is not user friendly in the slightest for something that has been around for literal decades.

Forcing a user to install an Add-on or even go through "about:config" and set "print.show_page_setup_menu" to true is bonkers!

Yes, bonkers!

Please restore the "Page Setup" option as default, please don't remove it or stealth hide it.

Sincerely,

Jay

Asked by r7pxrv 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

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Gap to the left of tabs when menu bar is hidden/unchecked

Hello, I am running Firefox v101.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux (Pop!_OS, installed as a flatpak). I am using the default system theme in dark mode, though switching to the Firefo… (read more)

Hello,

I am running Firefox v101.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux (Pop!_OS, installed as a flatpak). I am using the default system theme in dark mode, though switching to the Firefox dark theme or other themes does not change anything. When I allow the Menu Bar (File, Edit, View, etc.) to be present, the browser tabs on the next line are aligned correctly, going all of the way to the left. When I uncheck the Menu Bar, however, a gap appears to the left of the tabs. I have not seen this behavior on Firefox in other environments (Debian, RHEL, Windows), and I'm wondering if there's a way I can remove that gap. I have attached screenshots showing how the tabs are aligned with and without the Menu Bar.

Thanks so much!

Asked by avram.meir 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago