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sms Texting from desktop computer

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it… (read more)

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it.

Asked by jandypandy100 3 months ago

Answered by Dropa 3 months ago

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How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel?

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the downloa… (read more)

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the download panel does not popup when a download is complete. Please provide a solution to turn off this feature.

Asked by shellnine 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Programmatically edit browser history

Hi Firefox, A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited? … (read more)

Hi Firefox,

A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited?

For example:

if I have visited

https://site-old.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-old.com/topic1/page2.html

I want my browser history to also contain

https://site-new.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-new.com/topic1/page2.html

So I can see that I have already visited the page1 and page2 on topic1 as the link color would be purple

Would I be able to script something in a developer console and achieve that? Or would I need to program a plugin?

thanks!

Asked by xusword1 4 months ago

Answered by xusword1 4 months ago

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How can I retrieve the current profile path & name from a command line?

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the exist… (read more)

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the existing profile (I only have one profile), but I'd like it to remain viable in case a newer profile is created for whatever reason. Is there a way to retrieve the path into a variable?

Thank you!

Asked by mike.fairleigh 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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How can I get a Google Search shortcut back on Firefox Home Page?

I accidentally unpinned the Google Search shortcut on my Firefox Home. You know, the one that has a little magnifying glass in bottom right of the icon. How can I get it … (read more)

I accidentally unpinned the Google Search shortcut on my Firefox Home. You know, the one that has a little magnifying glass in bottom right of the icon. How can I get it back?

Asked by akbarkhon.variskhanov 5 months ago

Answered by akbarkhon.variskhanov 4 months ago

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How do I search in the U.S. only when I am in the U.K.?

I saw in a forum a few years back that it's not possible to change your settings to search in another country than the one you are in. (I want to search U.S. websites but… (read more)

I saw in a forum a few years back that it's not possible to change your settings to search in another country than the one you are in. (I want to search U.S. websites but am in the U.K.) I can't believe that would still be true in 2022.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,

Jean

Asked by jeankilpatrick27 5 months ago

Answered by jeankilpatrick27 5 months ago

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How to have uninterruptible full screen

There are some browser games that are best played full screen, but I can't seem to find a way to keep the "helpful" menu from popping up over my game when the mouse hits … (read more)

There are some browser games that are best played full screen, but I can't seem to find a way to keep the "helpful" menu from popping up over my game when the mouse hits the top edge of the screen. The best I can do is not play full screen, and detach the tab of my game to minimize the amount of tabs visible (and clickable) but there are still these "landmines" on the screen that actively sabotage playing the game without having the handicap of firefox taking over and messing with the screen.

Is there any way to completely disable the popups from a fullscreen mode, show no toolbars, tabs, or anything else (except when exiting fullscreen mode via the keyboard.) I want the mouse to have no interaction with changing the display except for the game itself.

Playing http://slither.io is a good example of what I'm talking about.

Thanks!

CS

Asked by cs2991 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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userChrome.css not working (trying to block "Mozilla VPN" advertisements)

I do not wish to see advertisements for Mullvad on my Private Browsing new tab pages. But I can't even seem to opt out of them, as they remain even after searching "Spons… (read more)

I do not wish to see advertisements for Mullvad on my Private Browsing new tab pages. But I can't even seem to opt out of them, as they remain even after searching "Sponsored" in about:preferences and unchecking all the applicable boxes. uBlock Origin also seemed unable to remove them, even with a custom filter and after enabling it on about-scheme.

So I went to fix it with userchrome CSS, by adding the following to a file named userChrome.css inside a folder named chrome inside my profile folder (after setting toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to True):

[code] /* Remove advertisements for Mozilla VPN */ @-moz-document url(about:privatebrowsing) { .promo { display: none !important; } } /code

However, even after restarting the browser, these advertisements are still present.

What am I doing wrong?

Asked by ishygddt_xyz 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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pressing any key on the keyboard while in browser causes taskbar to pop in and out

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tri… (read more)

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tried the refresh and this did not work

Asked by Inkeri 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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background color

I just went to use the Firefox browser and easily noticed a different color to the background. I don't like the dark gray that the browser seems to have defaulted to. T… (read more)

I just went to use the Firefox browser and easily noticed a different color to the background. I don't like the dark gray that the browser seems to have defaulted to. This happened around noon on Jan 11 2022. How do I change back to the previous color?

Asked by russcupan 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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remove bookjmark toolbar favicons

i/m using firefox Developer's latest edition and have tried repeatedly to remove bookmark toolbar favicons and cannot...i removed them from regular firefox but no luck wi… (read more)

i/m using firefox Developer's latest edition and have tried repeatedly to remove bookmark toolbar favicons and cannot...i removed them from regular firefox but no luck with Developer edition

i have tried all the Chrome tricks i can find on the forum and other places but nothing is working...how do you remove bookmark toolbar favicons from Firefox Developer

Asked by esty.anderson 5 months ago

Answered by esty.anderson 5 months ago

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Window 10 Firefox login table date scientific number conversion to Excel date numbers

Dear Sir or Madam; I downloaded a login CSV file from the Firefox browser. The date columns format in the CSV login file is ‘1.64055E+12’. In EXCEL, 44556.79166 would tr… (read more)

Dear Sir or Madam; I downloaded a login CSV file from the Firefox browser. The date columns format in the CSV login file is ‘1.64055E+12’. In EXCEL, 44556.79166 would translate to 2021/12/26 18:59:59. The translation of ‘1.64055E+12’ should not be the same exact date, but should be in the same date range, as the 44556.79166 number. I’m not a mathematician. Would you please show me how to convert the '1.64055E+12' value to an equivalent excel date/time number? I could then format the excel date number cells to an yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss format. These scientific number values are in the Firefox login file CSV downloads so I assume they were intended to be used in EXCEL spread sheet. These values converted to EXCEL date values would help me sort account password date change records by account name and change date. I could review sorted account records (and thus determine the current password for individual old accounts). Your solution would help me immensely and I appreciate your time. Sincerely, Clyde Stewart – wes45505@aol.com, Boise, ID

Asked by wes45505 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Keyboard shortcut for picture-in-picture on mac?

Loving the picture-in-picture feature. I googled to see if there was a keyboard shortcut to pop out the video and saw that ctrl+shift+] or cmd+shift+] should do the tric… (read more)

Loving the picture-in-picture feature. I googled to see if there was a keyboard shortcut to pop out the video and saw that ctrl+shift+] or cmd+shift+] should do the trick, but on my mac (firefox 95.0.2) the ctrl version seems to do nothing while the cmd version goes to next tab, which is redundant with ctrl+tab. I'm wondering if the cmd+shift+] shortcut is being overriden accidentally, or if there's a different keyboard shortcut for this on mac? cheers

Asked by firefoxfan134 6 months ago

Answered by firefoxfan134 6 months ago

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How to View Firefox's Update History

While i was browsing through websites using Firefox, i opened a new tab and got the notification saying something like While you were browsing, Firefox was updated in the… (read more)

While i was browsing through websites using Firefox, i opened a new tab and got the notification saying something like While you were browsing, Firefox was updated in the background. There there was a button at the bottom saying Restart Firefox. When i clicked on that button Firefox restarted automatically as expected. My question is that now i want to see the Update History of Firefox. So how can i check/see the Update history of Firefox.

I am using Ubuntu 18.01 and Firefox 95.0.1 (64bit)

Asked by jlame646 6 months ago

Answered by James 6 months ago

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Fn+PgUP/Dn key to scroll stopped working.

Fn+PgUP/Dn key to scroll up and down websites stopped working. Same problem happened a few months ago for a few weeks, then fixed on its own. Any ideas? thanks! … (read more)

Fn+PgUP/Dn key to scroll up and down websites stopped working. Same problem happened a few months ago for a few weeks, then fixed on its own.

Any ideas? thanks!

Asked by doritos 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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css code to customize Bookmark Toolbar DropDowns

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am runn… (read more)

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am running Linix Mint Uma.

The dropdown have separator - space - but no line showing that there is a separator. I have tried many ways to make the separators visible and with light-grey colouring in the userChrome.css file but nothing changes.

Anybody have any idea what can be done or where I might change the Quantum-DarkBlue coding to incorporate the visible separators?

Haagen

Asked by haagen.blomberg 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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New pages don't load correctly

When I open a new page on a site and the new page includes an ability to comment at the end of the article, Firefox automatically opens at that point. How do I stop this … (read more)

When I open a new page on a site and the new page includes an ability to comment at the end of the article, Firefox automatically opens at that point. How do I stop this happening? I want the page to open at the top, please - as it always used to.

Asked by Scotch 7 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago