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Appearance of <embed> icon when selecting text

I've been seeing the black embed icon appear when I select text. It's only been recent. My browser is 125.02 and up to date and I have Windows 11. Is this from a recent… (read more)

I've been seeing the black embed icon appear when I select text. It's only been recent. My browser is 125.02 and up to date and I have Windows 11.

Is this from a recent update? I'd like to disable it if possible.

I attached a screenshot.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by blanshay 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

trackpad preference

At one time, I was able to swipe left on my trackpad and go back to the previous page on firefox. I can't seem to find where to set that preference. I'm running MacOS. … (read more)

At one time, I was able to swipe left on my trackpad and go back to the previous page on firefox. I can't seem to find where to set that preference. I'm running MacOS.

Asked by wallin.ian 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

resigned addons

The past two days Ive had about a dozen addons all updated with the same similarity, i.e. visited-color picker 1.2resigned1 Every one has not been updated for 6-7 year… (read more)

The past two days Ive had about a dozen addons all updated with the same similarity, i.e.

visited-color picker 1.2resigned1

Every one has not been updated for 6-7 years. I don't see any release notes. Is this some sort of qualifying re-certification procerss?

Asked by noel_envode 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

where to find the cast-cast media to device icon in firefox browser

in the firefox browser is there any way to see the casting the browser screen to chromecast on tv. similar to 'cast to media device' in edge browser or chrome browser. … (read more)

in the firefox browser is there any way to see the casting the browser screen to chromecast on tv. similar to 'cast to media device' in edge browser or chrome browser.

Asked by k.Indrakanth K 4 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 weeks ago

'Bad' Current Session of Firefox (Windows)!

I currently have a 'bad/rouge' session of Windows 7 Firefox (don't really know how that happened) open (7 'Windows', each with one empty Tab plus 1 'Window', with only 1 … (read more)

I currently have a 'bad/rouge' session of Windows 7 Firefox (don't really know how that happened) open (7 'Windows', each with one empty Tab plus 1 'Window', with only 1 populated tab (Yahoo Mail)! I need to close Firefox in order to restart my laptop (strange things have been happening, including not being able to access the internet)!! On restarting, I want to be able to open Firefox with the previous session I had with my 8 'Windows', each with dozens and dozens of Tabs! Please help, I sorely need those many 'Windows' and Tabs!!!

Asked by balls69bc 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Remove Separator Lines from Context Menu

Hi, I have managed to figure out ways to remove items from context menus from various pages here and around the web however it always seems to leave an additional unwant… (read more)

Hi,

I have managed to figure out ways to remove items from context menus from various pages here and around the web however it always seems to leave an additional unwanted separator line that I cannot find how to get rid of.

There are a number of additional lines I am looking to remove but the current one that is annoying me (based on most usage) is the additional line between 'Copy Link Without Site Tracking' and Search which is an add-on - Simple Context Search - https://tinyurl.com/yck5c (as shown in the attachment).

I did have 'search google for...' directly above the 'Search for Google' option which I removed.

I also removed 'Copy Link' which was above the 'Copy Link Without Site Tracking' option which I also removed.

Hope the above makes sense and any help greatfully appreciated.

Thank you

Greg

Asked by g.regmatthews68 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Disable "Add outlook as application prompt" PERMANENTLY

Please see the attached screenshot. I get this popup EVERY TIME I open FireFox. I've tried a number of different suggested "fixes" from Google Searches with no success. … (read more)

Please see the attached screenshot. I get this popup EVERY TIME I open FireFox. I've tried a number of different suggested "fixes" from Google Searches with no success.

I want this popup GONE.

Asked by justin91 4 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

I would like Awsome screenshot on my tool bar

I find it very difficult using Awsome screenshot, in fact I never use it, but used to use it, when it was on my tool bar, can I get it back there. I cannot drag it from… (read more)

I find it very difficult using Awsome screenshot, in fact I never use it, but used to use it, when it was on my tool bar, can I get it back there.

I cannot drag it from "customise tool bar" as it does not show there, it shows in my list of add ons, I have tried removing it, then reinstalling it.

Asked by sparrow08 4 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 weeks ago

Picture-in-picture not working properly

Ever since the latest update, the picture-in-picture function stopped working properly. If I activate it, the video will automatically go to full screen, and I need to pr… (read more)

Ever since the latest update, the picture-in-picture function stopped working properly. If I activate it, the video will automatically go to full screen, and I need to press the full screen button multiple times to move it down to a small box. I am using Firefox on a Mac laptop.

Asked by benh2097 4 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 weeks ago

How to disable immediate search when you type in the Find Bar?

It is annoying that search executes immediately instead of triggering on enter keypress, especially when a web page is big. Is there any way to disable auto-search and tr… (read more)

It is annoying that search executes immediately instead of triggering on enter keypress, especially when a web page is big. Is there any way to disable auto-search and trigger it only when you press enter?

If you want to understand better it's pretty similar to this VS Code issue.

Asked by wpmgprostotema 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Microsoft Windows 11 user - font size for display resolution 3456 x 2160

I have to put my face within inches of the screen and strain to see the text in Firefox browser menus, tabs, and search bars. How do I adjust the font size? I'm not a p… (read more)

I have to put my face within inches of the screen and strain to see the text in Firefox browser menus, tabs, and search bars. How do I adjust the font size?

I'm not a programmer. If I need to enter code please be pedantic about descriptions of how to do that.

Asked by maxjen 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Log in preference setting

Hi there! Every time i go onto a site like YouTube, Chess.com, ChatGPT etc, it asks for my login each time and i know there is a setting for it to remember me so i do not… (read more)

Hi there! Every time i go onto a site like YouTube, Chess.com, ChatGPT etc, it asks for my login each time and i know there is a setting for it to remember me so i do not have to log into my account every time i use the site but I have looked everywhere and still fail to see it. Where about can i turn this setting on so i do not have to sign into my profile to use the relevant site. Thank you.

Asked by parth.mistry360 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Disable Constant Pop Up add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links

The 'add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links' keeps popping up continuously after I click to X to delete the banner message. How do I disable it? Firef… (read more)

The 'add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links' keeps popping up continuously after I click to X to delete the banner message. How do I disable it? Firefox should have a "don't remind me again" option. I do not want to add mailto links or make any changes. Thank You!

Asked by memig 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 weeks ago

How to stop tabs from appearing when hovering on top in fullscreen

Basically, I copied this from an old post that I didn't understand the solution when I move my mouse to the top of the screen in fullscreen, the adressbar and tabs come … (read more)

Basically, I copied this from an old post that I didn't understand the solution when I move my mouse to the top of the screen in fullscreen, the adressbar and tabs come up, I hate that how do I fix it

Asked by @._.@ 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Firefox color won't let me change white backgrounds?

As you can see here, despite me setting custom colors and checking every setting i could find, i can't seem to find what will turn this white color to grey or black, doe… (read more)

As you can see here, despite me setting custom colors and checking every setting i could find, i can't seem to find what will turn this white color to grey or black,

does anyone know how to fix this?

Asked by Heather Peterson 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Amazon Search has disappeared from browser and not included in list of search engines. I want amazon.uk not U.S.

Amazon search has disappeared from browser and not included in list of search engines. I want amazon.uk not U.S. and I do not know where about:config is. … (read more)

Amazon search has disappeared from browser and not included in list of search engines. I want amazon.uk not U.S. and I do not know where about:config is.

Asked by tehwalker 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago