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Can I split the screen between two different tabs in firefox so that I can view them side by side?

I have open two tabs in firefox. Can I view them side by side so that I can compare them and also transfer data from one to another without always going from one tab to a… (read more)

I have open two tabs in firefox. Can I view them side by side so that I can compare them and also transfer data from one to another without always going from one tab to another tab? Trying to create a spreadsheet with information from another tab without flipping back and forth.

Asked by ct09050 10 years ago

Last reply by ct09050 10 years ago

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how to set a default zoom

I downloaded the addon to have the zoom settings on the status bar but I want all my webpages to open when the setting I set it to but when I open a new page it goes back… (read more)

I downloaded the addon to have the zoom settings on the status bar but I want all my webpages to open when the setting I set it to but when I open a new page it goes back to 100%

How can I set the zoom setting I want to be default whenever I open firefox

Asked by e_a_g_l_e_p_i 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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How to export individual bookmarks folders?

In early Firefox versions there was a handy Add On named Bookmarks Synchonizer, the last version of which was updated by Torisugari. This allowed individual bookmark fol… (read more)

In early Firefox versions there was a handy Add On named Bookmarks Synchonizer, the last version of which was updated by Torisugari. This allowed individual bookmark folders to be exported and imported.

Great for sharing information between colleagues, where you don't necessarily want them to have access to all your bookmarks folders.

Can this be done in Firefox 4? I can't see how to do it, and XMarks doesn't seem to offer this either.

Asked by mmp997 10 years ago

Answered by son0fhobs 9 years ago

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Open new tabs but stay in current tab

I have read a lot of threads, but I have not found that any help. I just reformatted my hard drive and installed FF4 fresh. . I open firefox to my homepage. No tabs opene… (read more)

I have read a lot of threads, but I have not found that any help. I just reformatted my hard drive and installed FF4 fresh. . I open firefox to my homepage. No tabs opened at this point. If I right click on on the page to open a new link by opening a new tab, it stays on the current page and opens a new tab in the background. My problem is if I am on a page and I open a new tab by selecting a BOOKMARK, it switches to the new tab immediately. I want to stay on the current tab and have the bookmark tab open in a background tab. Any help? Thanks.

P.S. I have tried checking and unchecking "When I open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately", I have tried safe mode, I have tried disabling all of the add-on's....nothing seems to work.

Asked by xyphr3 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Where is the tools menu now???

I have clicked on all of the (very few) buttons that I can find, but there is no longer a tools menu. I had a privacy add-on on the old Firefox menu bar that has disappe… (read more)

I have clicked on all of the (very few) buttons that I can find, but there is no longer a tools menu. I had a privacy add-on on the old Firefox menu bar that has disappeared as well. Everything seems to have disappeared...

Asked by MarieBuetz 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I set my default protocol to be https instead of http?

I just read an article in my local paper that one should reset the default protocol in one's browser to https from http for security reasons. I cannot find out how to do… (read more)

I just read an article in my local paper that one should reset the default protocol in one's browser to https from http for security reasons. I cannot find out how to do this. The article was about a US Senator who wants to require this default setting to be automatic. I am using Firefox 3.63. Thank you.

Asked by mmpj 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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use center mouse wheel to open link in new tab

A much-used feature has disappeared. By clicking a link with the center wheel of the mouse, it would open that link in a new tab. Now it doesn't work any more. Please,… (read more)

A much-used feature has disappeared. By clicking a link with the center wheel of the mouse, it would open that link in a new tab. Now it doesn't work any more. Please, how can it be restored?

Asked by laral@embarqmail.com 10 years ago

Answered by mooshong 10 years ago

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"PRIVATE BROWSING"! Because I cannot monitor 14-yr old Grandson every minute, I need to know if/when he uses "Private Browsing" on MY COMPUTER! (For OBVIOUS REASONS!)

bold textMy 14-yr old grandson uses my computer occasionally. One time, I pulled up history and saw that he had pulled up a website that contains "explicit" porn content.… (read more)

bold textMy 14-yr old grandson uses my computer occasionally. One time, I pulled up history and saw that he had pulled up a website that contains "explicit" porn content. When I asked him about it, he said, "It wasn't me, Grandmother!" Ummmmm ~ I KNEW it was NOT me! However, he continued to deny it! Next time he came over, I "happened" to walk up behind him while he was on my computer and saw that he was using "Private Browsing"! When he realized I was looking to see what he was doing, he IMMEDIATELY closed the window!!!!! I am either going to have to: 1. Not allow him to use my computer when he needs to seek legitimate websites for homework, etc. (Because I CANNOT monitor his computer-use every minute he uses my computer) OR 2. Be able to "monitor" if/when he uses "Private Browsing" on MY computer! This is a VERY BIG problem! I look forward to anyone/everyone's kind reply! LadyP8Riot

Asked by LadyP8Riot 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I remove or disable XMarks? It doesn't come up in Remove Programs.

I don;t use XMarks but it keeps popping up. I've unchecked every box I can uncheck but it makes no difference. I want to get rid of it altogether, or if not then disable … (read more)

I don;t use XMarks but it keeps popping up. I've unchecked every box I can uncheck but it makes no difference. I want to get rid of it altogether, or if not then disable it so it quits popping up.

Asked by OzzyRobyn 10 years ago

Last reply by OzzyRobyn 10 years ago

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I am using mac and i need a keyboard shortcut for my home page. How can i create one?

I search on the internet and i found that there is not exist a keyboard shortcut for my home page. Also the new arrangement of firefox 4 with the home button to the right… (read more)

I search on the internet and i found that there is not exist a keyboard shortcut for my home page. Also the new arrangement of firefox 4 with the home button to the right is not convenient at all. I need to know if is possible to create one.

Asked by Nikolaos 10 years ago

Last reply by StaticFox 10 years ago

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Up & Down arrows cause page to jump-- no smooth scrolling since upgrade to Firefox 5.0.

Since upgrading to Firefox 5.0, the UP and DOWN keys cause page to jump and not to smooth scroll. I've tried various combinations of smooth/auto scroll in Tools/Options b… (read more)

Since upgrading to Firefox 5.0, the UP and DOWN keys cause page to jump and not to smooth scroll. I've tried various combinations of smooth/auto scroll in Tools/Options but n0 success. The keys work fine in Thunderbird and anything not using Firefox 5.0. No problem with previous versions. Any suggestions? It does not make much difference which website I am visiting. I use Windows7 in my laptop (Medion Akoya) and have not noticed any other problems. Thanks for taking the trouble to read this.

Asked by Peregrinus 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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Firefox won't open new tabs

The little plus next to the tabs does nothing when I press it, going to file and new tab won't open a new tab, and neither does using control t. The only way I can get a … (read more)

The little plus next to the tabs does nothing when I press it, going to file and new tab won't open a new tab, and neither does using control t. The only way I can get a new tab to open is to click a link or I have to open a whole new window. How do I fix this?

Asked by justthestaples 10 years ago

Last reply by Damian1971 10 years ago