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Title bar buttons don't work when pressing Alt

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87. When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87.

When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit, View, ... appears. Afterwards, when I click Minimize, Maximize, Close, New Tab or List All Tabs, the title bar is minimized again but nothing else happens. Those buttons just don't work.

Is there a way to fix this problem? Is it likely to be fixed sooner than three months/six months/years? Please tell me how I can add anymore useful information. Thanks for your support!

Asked by browserlightedup 2 months ago

Is there a way to disable the rounded corners on Picture-in-Picture?

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture … (read more)

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture is displayed?

Asked by Kanwar 2 months ago

Last reply by Kanwar 2 months ago

Is there a way to hide the current window when dragging off its one and only tab?

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome. In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that … (read more)

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome.

In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that I can move it into another window, if the window in question only has one tab, then dragging that one tab will hide the current window and show the background, allowing me to easily drag it into that background window.

This is especially useful when both windows are maximized.

In Firefox, I cannot do the same. Dragging a tab around a window with only that one tab open does not hide the current window, but rather, drags the tab around the browser window. I recognize now that this is because I can drag the tab to other places such as the Bookmarks menu, and if the above Chrome behavior was replicated, I would have a hard time doing this with just one tab open.

Though, I think the way to merge a maximized one-tab window onto another window in Firefox is to just drag the window a bit so it stops becoming maximized, then drag the one tab onto the window behind it. Is that how I'm supposed to do it, or is there a better way?

On another note, is there any way as of the moment to replicate Chrome's behavior with regard to this tab dragging situation? If not, thank you for your time, anyway. I'll just get used to the new way of doing this for now. Thank you all!

Asked by Louie4825 2 months ago

How to find a certain Style Sheet from the List in the Dev Tools Style Editor?

Hi, I have been working with the Style Editor from the Developer Tools. As you can see from the screenshot, there's a massive list of style sheets. I'm looking for a cert… (read more)

Hi,

I have been working with the Style Editor from the Developer Tools. As you can see from the screenshot, there's a massive list of style sheets.

I'm looking for a certain style sheet to edit, however the list is not sorted alphabetically. So I don't know how to find the name of my style sheet other than just trying to scroll through the whole list to spot my specific sheet. This every time take hours for me to find what I'm looking for.

Is there any way to find a style sheet in that list faster than manually scrolling through the list? Something like Ctrl + F, or a way to sort that list alphabetically?

Thanks for your help!

Asked by browserlightedup 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

colored squares on browser pages

Today i turned on firefox running the latest ubuntu platform and had colored squares and dots all over the web pages. If I move the mouse or type the squares colored bla… (read more)

Today i turned on firefox running the latest ubuntu platform and had colored squares and dots all over the web pages. If I move the mouse or type the squares colored black, blue, aqua and green move with the mouse or typing all over the display like snow. I have gone over the troubleshooting steps, I have uninstalled and reloaded mozilla firefox. The only way I can stop this is to go to safe mode. I have downloaded two other browsers today and do not have this problem with the other two browsers, or with any of the software programs on the computer. Any ideas?

Asked by mcantrel 2 months ago

Last reply by mcantrel 2 months ago

Tabs randomly crashing

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-lon… (read more)

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-long 4 -pass Memtest86 without errors.

The crashes happen on all versions of stable Firefox and on Firefox Developer's Edition. They also occur if there are <10 tabs open as well as 100 tabs open. I have 5-6 very common extensions on FF stable (Bitwarden, Gesturefy, uBlock Origin, Facebook Container, Open Tabs Next to Current, Wikiwand, and the Stream Detector), but not a single extension installed on FF DE and still it crashes too.

Some of many crash logs: bp-87b13e5c-1bc5-4f68-864b-95d6b0210227 bp-1751032b-df93-404e-822f-c13020210227 bp-e7840772-f24e-439b-b56b-ca8c50210227 bp-629bbf6d-b007-4b4a-8b76-b2d5e0210227 bp-dd9c0c07-61bf-44a4-b5a6-9f4170210227 bp-07cf5b11-39c5-4802-a448-7e6920210227 bp-97139c27-1633-4bab-a876-1bc030210227

These are all just from today, and these are not even all of today's crashes.

System details: AMD Ryzen 3600 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM (XMP profile 2) MBO MSI B450 Tomahawk (latest Beta Bios v7C02v1H3 - happened also with stable BIOS, so I put the latest BIOS on if there are possible BIOS<-->RAM problems but still crashes remain) Nvidia GTX 1070Ti (driver v461.72) Windows 10 Pro 20H2 v19042.804

Any idea what's causing this?

Asked by chillstreem 2 months ago

Last reply by chillstreem 2 months ago

Restricting Extensions to Specific Domains

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy rest… (read more)

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy restriction of their own.

In Chrome, there is a option within the browser to restrict extensions to operate within certain domains. For example, you could say that Honey is only allowed to run on *.amazon.com domains.

Is there a way to configure this option within FireFox? If not, what's the best way to request this feature be added? There are a number of extensions like Honey that are helpful for ecommerce and product research, but I want to provide a technical restriction to what data they can collect from the browser by restricting them to specific domains.

Thanks! Moose

Asked by Moose 2 months ago

deactivate Verification E-mail

Verification by email is a real pain in the ass if I wanted pain in the ass I was left with chorme or edge possible that you only have to copy the worst of the worst ... … (read more)

Verification by email is a real pain in the ass if I wanted pain in the ass I was left with chorme or edge possible that you only have to copy the worst of the worst ... at least give the option to disable this crap

Asked by nemo007dakkar 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

open local file using cmd line while passing javacript parameters in url

I am trying to get this command to work "C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe" -url "C:\page.html?parameter=hi" this results in firefox navigating to f… (read more)

I am trying to get this command to work

"C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe" -url "C:\page.html?parameter=hi"

this results in firefox navigating to file:///C:/page.html%3Fparameter=hi

I have to manually change the %3F to ? to get it to work. I noticed everything works fine when navigating to a web based url with js parameters. It only seems to be local file problem. Can someone point me to a solution?

Thanks

Asked by colt 2 months ago

Making right-click behave as it does in Chrome.

Hello, I have wanted to move from Chrome to Firefox for some time and I finally got to try it out today. Something that has bothered me since the beginning is that right … (read more)

Hello, I have wanted to move from Chrome to Firefox for some time and I finally got to try it out today. Something that has bothered me since the beginning is that right clicking when the cursor hovers over text behaves differently than I'm used to.

This is the behavior I want:

  1. User action: With the cursor over text.
  2. User action: Right click / double click if in Mac
  3. Browser action: The word that the cursor is hovering should be automatically selected and the appropriate actions (copy, select all, search…, etc.) should appear in the contextual menu.

Instead of those options in the contextual menu, the normal page options are appearing (Save Page As, View Page Source…).

Where do I change this behaviour?

Additionally, how can I make the contextual menu include the «Look Up "foo"» option as it does in Chrome (Mac)?

PS: check the names of the images; basically: Chrome; Firefox-what-I-get; Firefox-what-I-want

Asked by WallYE 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Mac keyboard text replace

Hi, I just switched from Chrome to Firefox. Everything is fine except this feature. On Mac, you can set a text replacement in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text a… (read more)

Hi, I just switched from Chrome to Firefox. Everything is fine except this feature.

On Mac, you can set a text replacement in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text and use it in any input in any programs. It works with Chrome and other programs that have an input field. Unfortunately, it doesn't work in Firefox :/ Is it possible to implement this? I would love to see this feature in Firefox.

I saw there are some Add-on for this, but I don't want to use them as there is already a feature in Mac.

I added an example screenshot. When I type "mymail", it automatically suggest what I set up before.

Thanks, best wishes.

Asked by fatihbulut 2 months ago

  • Solved

Open more than one tab in new window

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more … (read more)

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more than one tab as all the new tabs get redirected to the main window.

Asked by papalui 2 months ago

Answered by papalui 2 months ago

telemetry

I am getting these errors in the browser console. I am using Firefox Developer 87.0b6 I have disabled all telemetry options except for telemetry enables, because that is … (read more)

I am getting these errors in the browser console. I am using Firefox Developer 87.0b6 I have disabled all telemetry options except for telemetry enables, because that is locked, but I am STILL getting pin errors. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1197144 See my about:config settings below. How do I stop this? The errors are particularly annoying because they don't clear when refreshing a page like other errors. Debugging is extremely painful.


1615073898294 Toolkit.Telemetry ERROR TelemetrySend::sendPersistedPings - failed to send ping 68c33955-63f8-4bcb-92d7-0446914df64b: SyntaxError: The URI is malformed. Stack trace: open()@resource://gre/modules/ServiceRequest.jsm:43 _doPing()@resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1305 _sendPersistedPings/<()@resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1183 Log.jsm:723

   append resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:723
   log resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:379
   log resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:508
   error resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:387
   _sendPersistedPings resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1185

app.update.lastUpdateTime.telemetry_modules_ping 1614786916 app.update.lastUpdateTime.telemetry_untrustedmodules_ping 1614989987 browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.structuredIngestion.endpoint https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org/submit browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.ut.events false browser.ping-centre.telemetry false browser.urlbar.eventTelemetry.enabled false devtools.onboarding.telemetry.logged false devtools.telemetry.tools.opened.version {"DEVTOOLS_OS_ENUMERATED_PER_USER":"55.0","DEVTOOLS_OS_IS_64_BITS_PER_USER":"55.0","DEVTOOLS_SCREEN_RESOLUTION_ENUMERATED_PER_USER":"61.0"} dom.security.unexpected_system_load_telemetry_enabled false network.trr.confirmation_telemetry_enabled false privacy.trackingprotection.origin_telemetry.enabled false security.app_menu.recordEventTelemetry false security.certerrors.recordEventTelemetry false security.identitypopup.recordEventTelemetry false security.protectionspopup.recordEventTelemetry false services.settings.main.search-telemetry.last_check 1614974675 services.sync.telemetry.maxPayloadCount 500 services.sync.telemetry.submissionInterval 43200 telemetry.fog.test.activity_limit 120 telemetry.fog.test.inactivity_limit 1200 telemetry.fog.test.localhost_port 0 telemetry.number_of_site_origin.min_interval 300000 telemetry.origin_telemetry_test_mode.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.cachedClientID c0ffeec0-ffee-c0ff-eec0-ffeec0ffeec0 toolkit.telemetry.debugSlowSql false toolkit.telemetry.ecosystemtelemetry.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.enabled true toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.batchDurationMS 5000 toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.maxBatchStalenessMS 60000 toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.streaming false toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.ipcBatchTimeout 2000 toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.pioneer-new-studies-available false toolkit.telemetry.previousBuildID 20210304190020 toolkit.telemetry.reportingpolicy.firstRun false toolkit.telemetry.server toolkit.telemetry.server_owner Mozilla toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabledFirstSession false toolkit.telemetry.testing.overrideProductsCheck false toolkit.telemetry.unified false toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled false

Asked by jmv1 2 months ago

  • Solved

Other bookmarks folder doesn't show in toolbar

Hello, this knowledge base article (Remove the Other Bookmarks folder from the Bookmarks Toolbar) claims that you can display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar si… (read more)

Hello,

this knowledge base article (Remove the Other Bookmarks folder from the Bookmarks Toolbar) claims that you can display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar since Firefox 85 but it seems to be a lie.

In the screenshots down below, you can see my current settings. The Other Bookmarks folder is missing although my settings are correct.

How can I display the Other Bookmarks folder on the toolbar in Firefox? Thanks for your help!

Asked by browserlightedup 1 month ago

Answered by browserlightedup 1 month ago

about this search feature, the more words I add the more results are returned

About using these firefox support pages and this search feature specifically. the more words I add the more results are returned there seems to be no intellegence in sel… (read more)

About using these firefox support pages and this search feature specifically.


the more words I add the more results are returned there seems to be no intellegence in selecting the appropriate answer, it all appears keyword driven.

This is not beneficial in reaching the correct answer. At times I will go to 'Ask your question' because of this and I can guess many of us do. No one wants to read un-related articles!

I would expect to see the results lessen by adding more keywords to a refinement which I can then see in real time.

Asked by GIlbert Bigelow 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

is there a forum specifically related to the add-ons only

At times I would like to search for an add-on that I can not "Phrase" the description of as such: 'I am looking for an addon that will download every page I visit for a p… (read more)

At times I would like to search for an add-on that I can not "Phrase" the description of as such:

'I am looking for an addon that will download every page I visit for a predetermined time automatically and make those downloaded pages accessible to the open tabs from which those downloads came from so that I can have the cache on hard drive"

I don't know how to call this thing by a search term and need help with this one question really.

I would have other question also such as how to build an add-on.

Is there a forum specifically related to these add-ons only This forum should be specific to the types of add-on we see in Firefox and Google Chrome for developers and enthisiasts.

I see no link to such a forum in the addons page though there is the link to Manage add-ons; or, is this the best place for such questions?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by GIlbert Bigelow 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

view image info gone from right-click menu in Developer v87.0b3 (64-bit)

When I right click on an image in Firefox, I've always been able to select "view image info". This is very helpful, but now it appears to be gone in latest Developer edi… (read more)

When I right click on an image in Firefox, I've always been able to select "view image info". This is very helpful, but now it appears to be gone in latest Developer edition. Do others see the same. If so, why was it removed? It's still there in the regular version of Firefox.

Asked by spinweb 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

is there a setting to auto-twirl open console.log results?

as a dev, and using FF DevEd, i use `console.log({someObject})` often. and i'm always having to twirl open the results to see the object properties and values. is there… (read more)

as a dev, and using FF DevEd, i use `console.log({someObject})` often. and i'm always having to twirl open the results to see the object properties and values. is there an option to have this done automatically? can we choose tiers of expansion? for me, this would save a TON of time mousing back and forth.

Asked by ian sebryk 1 month ago

as of last update, JS console no longer stays at one line

running FF DevEd 87.0b8. since this last update, i see that the console now expands not only the output, but also the line editor at the bottom. it no longer stays at t… (read more)

running FF DevEd 87.0b8. since this last update, i see that the console now expands not only the output, but also the line editor at the bottom. it no longer stays at the bottom as one line, it now scales in proportion to the rest of the console and often obscures important information. it cannot be dragged back to one line height either. the only solution is to pop it to the left and then back down; but even then, it will keep scaling again when you change the size of the DevTools window. how can this be fixed?

sidenote: how can the multi-line editor be moved to the right side? this would at least be a decent workaround until this bug can be fixed.

Asked by ian sebryk 1 month ago