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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even b… (read more)

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even bigger in 92.0!

I rely on Bookmarks heavily and use hundreds. I guess this was done for touch screens? The main interface is still currently the mouse for computers.

I see the only current fix is a using a stylesheet and it seems a bit involved. I have to give it a try. I am pleading with the designers, please give us the option to use compact padding once again. I am not sure why this is being forced on us. I really like Firefox, please don't make me look for another option. Thanks!

Asked by Steve Goncalves 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Firefox account locked.

When I used a new computer to log into my Firefox account, the account was locked. Waited 24 hours but account is still locked. I could not find website that will assis… (read more)

When I used a new computer to log into my Firefox account, the account was locked. Waited 24 hours but account is still locked. I could not find website that will assist me in unlocking my Firefox account. Need someone to send me another link to my Yahoo email to unlock.

Asked by ronsuwa345 1 year ago

Answered by ronsuwa345 1 year ago

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Checkbox not selected

Hello, Since the last update, I noticed that the check-boxes were not checked after clicking. Test on firefox https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/… (read more)

Asked by huols4m 2 years ago

Answered by huols4m 1 year ago

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Firefox 77 opens to newtab page instead of homepage

When opening firefox it opens to newtab instead of my homepage which is Yahoo. If I click on the home button it will go to my homepage but I shouldn't have to do that eve… (read more)

When opening firefox it opens to newtab instead of my homepage which is Yahoo. If I click on the home button it will go to my homepage but I shouldn't have to do that every time. I have cleared the cache and it will work once or twice only then back to the newtab page.

Asked by densyl93 2 years ago

Answered by densyl93 2 years ago

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Avast flags prefs.js as Gamaredon malware

Anyone seen an issue where Avast flags the Mozilla prefs.js as Gamaredon malware? First time I've seen this, could be a false positive but will avoid Mozilla 'til sure wh… (read more)

Anyone seen an issue where Avast flags the Mozilla prefs.js as Gamaredon malware? First time I've seen this, could be a false positive but will avoid Mozilla 'til sure what is going on?

P.

Asked by Oceanclub to 4 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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Math formulas not displaying correctly in some instances of Firefox (but not all)

Recently if I browse pages with maths forumulas they do not display coorectly, instead the underlying Tex or LateX code is shown. I have several computers and I use Firef… (read more)

Recently if I browse pages with maths forumulas they do not display coorectly, instead the underlying Tex or LateX code is shown.

I have several computers and I use Firefox on all of them, but curiously this problem does not happen on all of them, some show formulae correctly.

The image attached shows an example at Wikipedia - Lagrange point . The upper portion is Chrome and displays correctly, the lower portion is Firefox where the formyuals do not display correctly.

This is only started recently. Previously I had no issues with formulas displaying on any pf my computers, for many years.

Asked by Chris 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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cannot add m y favorite search engine

I have tried everything underneath the sun to try and add ecosia and swagbucks as my default search engines and I cannot do it. I HAVE to choose either Google or Bing. … (read more)

I have tried everything underneath the sun to try and add ecosia and swagbucks as my default search engines and I cannot do it. I HAVE to choose either Google or Bing.

Asked by midian36 7 months ago

Answered by James 7 months ago

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Browser Version 92 of 7 Sept 2021

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover, b… (read more)

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover,

both an active window and an inactive window look 

exactly the same! Why does Mozilla keep fiddling with these color schemes? Leave it up to the user!

Asked by SgrB2 11 months ago

Answered by watt 11 months ago

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Menu Bar Colour

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour … (read more)

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour to black because I now have no contrast between it and my tabs. I have searched the help articles but none of them tells me how to do this. I am directed down the path: settings> extensions and themes> manage your themes.

Unfortunately I can see no way to 'manage' this theme. I would mention that I am a native English speaker but any so called 'discussion' of this issue uses what I call 'geek-speak' which is unintelligible to a non IT professional.

I would be most grateful for someone to explain to me in simple terms (ie keystroke by keystroke) how to re-set my menu bar colour to black, whilst noting that the text for (file, edit,view etc) needs to then be white rather than the pale grey which it has become.

As an after thought, does anyone know which developer it is that thinks it a good idea to mess with my original view settings during an update. It is NOT helpful and, quite frankly, really annoying.

Many thanks in advance to you wizards out there Chris

Asked by Chris 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Firefox Nightly Video Playback on Fedora 33

I've installed Nightly the same way I have for years on my latest Fedora 33 install—i.e., download tarball, extract into /opt, set appropriate chmod and chown, make .desk… (read more)

I've installed Nightly the same way I have for years on my latest Fedora 33 install—i.e., download tarball, extract into /opt, set appropriate chmod and chown, make .desktop file, etc.—but certain videos certain videos on certain sites refuse to play. A Fedora discussion discussion led me to think it's how Fedora 33 may sandbox apps; I haven't yet had any hits on solutions in the Fedora groups, so I thought I'd ask here, since I can't be the only one with this issue.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Bryan Moore 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Remove "Search with google" and "Search with amazom.co.uk" from the address bar drop down list

In version 75 when I click in the address bar, a list of my most common sites appears, but at the TOP of this list are search with google and also amazon.co.uk. These are… (read more)

In version 75 when I click in the address bar, a list of my most common sites appears, but at the TOP of this list are search with google and also amazon.co.uk. These are options I do not want to see, just "my" web sites. How can I remove these two items from the drop down list? Thanks.

Asked by siroctopusuk 2 years ago

Answered by siroctopusuk 2 years ago

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Shockwave no longer works

Since I upgraded to version 94.0.1 I can no longer access games at shockwave.com, such as https://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/the-daily-snoop-a-hidden-object-game.jsp. … (read more)

Since I upgraded to version 94.0.1 I can no longer access games at shockwave.com, such as https://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/the-daily-snoop-a-hidden-object-game.jsp. All I get is the initial splash screen.

It does work on MS Edge and since I no longer have Adobe Flash installed on my computer that shouldn't be an issue.

I have also submited this question to Shockwave. Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks.

Asked by crl4242 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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"Custom" Print Option No Longer Works

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to … (read more)

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to work in 92.01. At say 115 custom I lose text to right and bottom of page (both in preview and print to PDF).

Asked by rrichard 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Firefox address bar under remote control. No solution found in community or on web yet.

Greetings. I have scoured the web and read all the community posts on this robot head, under remote control, and orange stripes in the address bar problem that so many pe… (read more)

Greetings. I have scoured the web and read all the community posts on this robot head, under remote control, and orange stripes in the address bar problem that so many people seem to be having. There are a few answers, but almost all of them use very technical terms that are way above my head and not defined. None of them provide a sequence of steps to fix the problem that a browser novice might be able to follow. Surely there must be a way to fix this or to explain to frustrated users why it is there and not removable. None of my other Firefox browsers have this on other machines.

Is there a series of steps to solve the problem? That would be so helpful especially without undefined terms. Thanks so much. This type of answer will help so many frustrated users (me included of course) :)

Asked by photonic 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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How Can i Disabled More Tool option in Firfox???

I need to delete or Disabled this Option (More Tool) HOW ???? I downloaded a file called chorme and im put on the userChrome.css my order but its doesn't make a change s… (read more)

I need to delete or Disabled this Option (More Tool) HOW ???? I downloaded a file called chorme and im put on the userChrome.css my order but its doesn't make a change so please tell me new code to disable this option and what do you mean by (Replace this SAMPLE CONTENT with your own CSS) on userChrome.Css ???? i dont know how i get my CSS to replaced it rather tan sample why there are not any video in youtube or here that explan how to make change on userChrome.css

Asked by anas.ahmadd2000 12 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 months ago

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Local password manager

Im use FF for testing websites on my local http-server (inside local network) and don't have access to internet. How i must use LockWise for store my 100++ passwords for … (read more)

Im use FF for testing websites on my local http-server (inside local network) and don't have access to internet.

How i must use LockWise for store my 100++ passwords for testting sites whithout internet acess?

I need tool same as old Password Manager with local psaaword's DB. Any idea?

Thx.

Asked by lsembx 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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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 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago