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Moving the screenshot function in Firefox 88 is a bad idea!

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly… (read more)

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly the kind of unnecessary interface change which annoys so many Firefox users. Okay, so why is it bad? Most "normal" users don't fiddle with interfaces, they accept it as it is. They expect functions they often use to stay in the same spot. If it's no longer there they think it's gone (and they're frustrated). They surely won't go looking for it in a customization menu. For me as a web designer the screenshot tool was extremely handy when dealing with clients, because it was very easy to explain where to find and how to use it, to send a screenshot of a website problem. Again, many common users don't know how to take screenshots with their system tools, so this was really helpful. Now, instead of explaining where to find it, I'll first have to explain how to customize the toolbar, what the item looks like, how to position it, etc. etc. The simplicity and helpfulness is gone. Suggestion: leave the screenshot function where it is by default, but offer the advanced users a way to make it a customizable item. Everyone is happy.

P.S. I only post this here, because the feedback site is currently deactivated.

Asked by cm 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Pocket List Din drop-down menus has disappeared -

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either.… (read more)

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either. the "Pocket" icon is in the menu bar, and I can save items to Pocket, but can no longer locate the page with the articles. "View List" does appear when you click the Pocket icon, but it also saves whatever page you're on whether or not you want to save it.

Asked by hhartus 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks 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 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Firefox Home: Unable to Add to Top Sites

What it says on the tin. I just refreshed my firefox browser, and so now my Home is completely empty. Attempting to manually enter a website and add it to my Top Sites do… (read more)

What it says on the tin.

I just refreshed my firefox browser, and so now my Home is completely empty. Attempting to manually enter a website and add it to my Top Sites does not appear to have any effect, merely returns me to my very empty Home page.

Asked by angevar28 6 hours ago

Answered by angevar28 6 hours ago

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I get pixel texture on several images on different website

Its been happening for several months. I tried doing a refresh firefox and a safe mode firefox. Neither solved the issue. Screenshots attached. Mac OS 10.15.7 Catalina. F… (read more)

Its been happening for several months. I tried doing a refresh firefox and a safe mode firefox. Neither solved the issue. Screenshots attached. Mac OS 10.15.7 Catalina. Firefox 88

I thought my issue may be similar to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1308429

Asked by akamushi 8 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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bug or feature?

I found out that menu with image items appeared not only on selected images but on web site's background image. I believe that in previous version of Firefox this menu d… (read more)

I found out that menu with image items appeared not only on selected images but on web site's background image. I believe that in previous version of Firefox this menu did not appeared on background images. Moreover I saved a web page and opened it. Link to this background image could find on style.css file only. I checked list of files for saved web page and these images are not exist. Therefore if this web site will be shutdown I would not be able to open saved page properly. It is interested that when I click on saved web page items of this menu appeared. When I select background image to try to open in next Tab I get a message that this file is not exists off-line. Yes, file is not exists but but Firefox saved link to background image not an image itself.

Asked by UriF 8 hours ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 8 hours ago

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how can I tell if somebody stole my firefox password

looking on my iPhone, under passwords, there are many sites that say password has been compromised and to change it. The only way this could happen, I think, is if somebo… (read more)

looking on my iPhone, under passwords, there are many sites that say password has been compromised and to change it. The only way this could happen, I think, is if somebody got my Firefox password. Now if they did, they would still have to get my master browsing password, which is different and more complex. Is it possible to extract passwords from my account without knowing the master password?

Asked by timbuckoff 10 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 hours ago

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Firefox loads many sites after 5 minutes, other browsers do not

duplicate https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333308 Good morning everyone, for at least 6 months now I'm having a lot of problems viewing some sites with Firefo… (read more)

duplicate https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333308

Good morning everyone, for at least 6 months now I'm having a lot of problems viewing some sites with Firefox. I have not been able to find common points between these sites, I only noticed that many are made in Wordpress.

Anyway when I load these sites Firefox takes 3 to 5 minutes to display them. Sometimes the screen is white, other times the wheel turns. Any other browser, of course, plays the same sites immediately.

To complicate things I have to add that the same sites sometimes start loading normally again, and then stop loading. But not all of them. I mean that one starts working again, another one continues not to work and vice versa.

I've done dozens of tests without being able to solve the problem in any way. I list them:

1. Deactivated all the extensions, even uninstalled, loaded Firefox in safe mode and nothing to do. 2. Uninstalled Firefox completely (cleaning %appdata%, windows registry and program folders) and reinstalled clean, no go. 3. Installed various versions of Firefox Developer, 32 bit, ESR, normal, even portable, always without extensions and with standard configuration and nothing to do. 4. Unplugged the network cable and connected in thetering / wifi with the 4G of the cell phone and nothing to do. 5. Tried a neighbor's wifi and nothing to do. 6. Wiped the pc, registry, uninstalled any software that wasn't absolutely necessary and nothing to do. 7. Started Windows in safe mode and nothing to do. 8. Uninstalled Eset Antivirus (I have a friend who has the same antivirus anyway and he can see any site perfectly with Firefox), deactivated Windows Defender as well and nothing to do. 9. I've followed the advice of dozens of articles modifying about:config in various ways (always making a backup first) and nothing to do. 10. Checked the pc with 4 different antivirus, antirootkit, antimalware and it was perfectly clean.

At this point I don't know what to do except give up using Firefox after a decade, because the problem seems to increase, in the sense that the sites that I can't load are more and more.

If someone can help me to avoid it I am very grateful...

Asked by HarryCustom 13 hours ago

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Firefox 88 made my blood boil

Firefox updated to 88 and just noticed right click > "View Image" was replaced with google chrome's "Open tab in new image". Bring it back for fuck's sake, sometimes I… (read more)

Firefox updated to 88 and just noticed right click > "View Image" was replaced with google chrome's "Open tab in new image".

Bring it back for fuck's sake, sometimes I need to open the image in the same tab.

Seriously, fuck you. You already ruined Firefox with version 57, might as well rename the browser to Google Firefox.

Asked by alcidese83 17 hours ago

Answered by alcidese83 17 hours ago

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screenshot function disappeared as of firefox 88.0

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.… (read more)

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.

Asked by frank.du.mee 18 hours ago

Answered by frank.du.mee 18 hours ago

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Page actions ... button

Hello everyone, My mum's Firefox isn't showing in the ... dots area called Page actions of the bar the Take a Screenshot icon. I am able to add it from the Customize Tool… (read more)

Hello everyone, My mum's Firefox isn't showing in the ... dots area called Page actions of the bar the Take a Screenshot icon. I am able to add it from the Customize Toolbar... area but NOT back to where it was, in the Page actions area. Is there a way to do this? I tried this for 2h now and there is no explanation how that icon disappeared in the first place. Perhaps there is a way o moving icons around? Fresh install version 88.0 (64 bits), ignore Romanian language, icons are universal :)

Asked by Mircione 19 hours ago

Answered by Mircione 17 hours ago

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Choose where to store my information

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where… (read more)

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where exactly the data is stored. Right now it seems to be stored in some magical cloud service somewhere in the universe.

So for example, I might want to store it as a file on my GDrive, or as a digest in my Github account, or upload a file to my own server somehow.

For personal information storage, it is absolutely vital that it doesn't go to place where I don't want it to be, and a place that I have a reasonable level of control over.

So, million dollar question: how can I set this up?

Asked by thany 20 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 18 hours ago

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View Page Info link is gone.

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the… (read more)

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the info page back by right clicking the padlock icon, clicking the arrow, then clicking more info but that is a real PITA. How do I get the link back on page right click. I am 100% sure that this was not done intentionally. That would be very silly and absurd to do.

Asked by PCZero 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 22 hours ago

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firefox logo in front of all the pictures stored on my hard drive

I opened the area on my hard drive and found that every photo has the firefox logo in front of the picture name. I opened these same photos last week and there was no log… (read more)

I opened the area on my hard drive and found that every photo has the firefox logo in front of the picture name. I opened these same photos last week and there was no logo. How did this happen and what do I do to remove the logo. I did nothing that I know of to cause this to happen. Thank you Ken

Asked by grumpy3 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How can I choose in which Firefox profile to open external links?

I use 3 profiles (work, private and media) side by side. When I open external links I have no control over which profile will open the link. The link is opened right away… (read more)

I use 3 profiles (work, private and media) side by side. When I open external links I have no control over which profile will open the link. The link is opened right away (so no profile manager interference) in a random profile. I do want it to open right away, but ideally would like to easily set a priority order for profiles to open the external links without having to restart the profiles.

Asked by Marjolijn 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Possible to pass application arguments in handlers.json?

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a cust… (read more)

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a custom PowerShell script to handle all ftp links for me in Firefox. But to do so you would have to pass arguments to an application (in this case PowerShell) in handlers.json file. I guess that is not possible, or am I wrong here?

Asked by loxia_01 1 day ago

Answered by loxia_01 1 day ago