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Mile Wide Back tweak

Is anyone out there familiar with the "Mile Wide Back" addon? It allow you to go to the previous web site page or the next page with a left/right mouse click on the left … (read more)

Is anyone out there familiar with the "Mile Wide Back" addon? It allow you to go to the previous web site page or the next page with a left/right mouse click on the left page border. I'm hoping someone who knows it's history will have a workaround for a problem it has. Apparently, the developer is no longer available.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/milewideback-webext/?utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_source=firefox-browser

I've been using it for years. It was modified for quantum, but there is a problem. One of it's functions is to scroll thru tabs with a mouse wheel turn. I wouldn't want that feature even if it did work right, but it's broken.

One lone click of the mouse wheel on the left page border and it scrolls thru 6 tabs. Two clicks, 12+ tabs, etc. There's no option to disable that feature.

However, in it's pre-quantum version, there were about:config commands that could modify it's behavior.

I have another handy app, Volume2. You can set it up to change volume with a mouse wheel turn while touching the left border of any window. Up until recently, this feature superseded the Mile Wide Back function, but lately it stopped helping.

Since neither the apps have changed in over a year, I believe the change in behavior is due to Firefox 88,which was released around the same time this started happening.

Asked by noel_envode 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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keeper password add on icon starte failing login

laptop and desktop both wd10 ff 88. laptop work fine, dsktop started failing yesterday. have uninstalled ff on dsktop and only added one add on-keeper, still fails icon l… (read more)

laptop and desktop both wd10 ff 88. laptop work fine, dsktop started failing yesterday. have uninstalled ff on dsktop and only added one add on-keeper, still fails icon log in. login from vault work fine on dsktop, but if you can't use icon , you have to copy/paste each uid & pswd. this is really slow. need icon fixed.

Asked by IKE58 11 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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I can no longer access a specific website only from the Firefox desktop

Hi, Since 2-3 days, I can no longer access a specific website (before all was fine, and I still have access to others website without issue). It's only from Firefox deskt… (read more)

Hi, Since 2-3 days, I can no longer access a specific website (before all was fine, and I still have access to others website without issue). It's only from Firefox desktop, from Firefox android it works, from Edge or Chrome too (on same computer). Same issue on my laptop (with previous firefox version and latest). It's a "loading error", maybe "time out" ("Le délai d’attente est dépassé" in french).

I tried to do the things suggested in help, as: _delete cookies and cache _check proxy config (not used) _enable "network.dns.disableIPv6" and "network.dns.disablePrefetch" _disable extensions (also tried debug mod)

Also tried the 'ipconfig /flushdns', before seeing that same issue on the laptop. I use Avast, but I don't think it's because of him.

Any idea please?

Asked by Zuld51 17 hours ago

Answered by Zuld51 8 hours ago

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Get credencials from another firefox files as I am not able to export credencials from the other one.

Hi I upgrated my ssd disk of my laptop. The old one ssd is not ble to reboot the windows 10 SO, so I'm not able to export credencials from in order to import into this … (read more)

Hi I upgrated my ssd disk of my laptop. The old one ssd is not ble to reboot the windows 10 SO, so I'm not able to export credencials from in order to import into this new one. How can I import that credencials information to this new one? I have already created some credentials to some sites as needed to download software to work. Thanks in advance for your help Jorge Pimentel

Asked by jpimentas 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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Annoying Outlines and square elements

I've been trying to figure out why my browser looks weird in several locations. You can see in the screenshots that elements I know should be round are square and dark ou… (read more)

I've been trying to figure out why my browser looks weird in several locations. You can see in the screenshots that elements I know should be round are square and dark outlines are appearing in both browser and app elements (all shown by pointers). I've tried searching the settings for accessibility features that might be making things stand out but I could not find anything like that. Any ideas?

(And yes I know I misspelled "quiz" in that subject line. You have a good eye.)

Asked by david.s.mattes 20 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 16 hours ago

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https

Firefox has started to default to HTTPS even when the site is HTTP In particular I can no longer log in to my D-Link router on 192.16.0.1 because it forces to HTTPS and g… (read more)

Firefox has started to default to HTTPS even when the site is HTTP In particular I can no longer log in to my D-Link router on 192.16.0.1 because it forces to HTTPS and gives:

An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.0.1. Certificate key usage inadequate for attempted operation.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

Asked by gbzrope 1 day ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 day ago

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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Where did Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer go?

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:c… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:config . . . keyword "footer" . . . there, I would have to change it for 5 different ways of printing (to printers or to PDF)

I need to get rid of printing the URL in the footer - many times, it's too long, and I don't need it.

Where did the Page Setup option go?

I see in the current Print Options, you have to go to - More Settings / Margin / Custom - to see those. Why would they put this so many levels down?

It used to be: File / Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer . . . "Customize" Headers & Footers:

Option 1 (left) . . . there are two leading spaces:

 > > &T
 > > &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Option 2 (left) . . . get rid of the ">"s, and just have the two leading spaces:

 &T
 &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Asked by sludge7051-x 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Firefox update to version 88.0.1 blocking images in yahoo mail

I can use other browsers without images being blocked in yahoo mail but when I try and send an attachment as an image in the body of email instead of showing image it jus… (read more)

I can use other browsers without images being blocked in yahoo mail but when I try and send an attachment as an image in the body of email instead of showing image it just shows text "inline image".

When I use other browsers and send an attachment as a image in the body of the email it shows the image without any problems.

When I receive an email with scanned images instead of seeing the image it shows text "scanned image".

The problem started in version 88.0 and continues in 88.0.1

Asked by agent305 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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CTRL + click - doesn't open link in new tab

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions … (read more)

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions of firefox. (It is annoying because it overrides the current tab and i have to restart the listing of podcasts)

https://www.mdr.de (for example check out the podcast episodes here https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/podcast/kekule-corona/index.html ) CTRL + left click = mostly opens in the same tab right click menu = works fine

Asked by mattias-ich 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Whenever I try to login to Evernote, I get the following error: The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to www.evernote.com. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Just recently, I can not login into several websites using "Firefox". With other browsers, I have no problem. For example, whenever I try to login to Evernote , I get the… (read more)

Just recently, I can not login into several websites using "Firefox". With other browsers, I have no problem. For example, whenever I try to login to Evernote , I get the following error: "The page isn’t redirecting properly. An error occurred during a connection to www.evernote.com. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies." I had no prior problems before and I have made no changes to my settings. Apparently, there is something broken in Firefox because no other browsers produce this error. I have already tried the suggested solutions such as clearing history, cache and everything else. I have even uninstalled and re-installed several times but it always eventually returns to this state. Firefox has always been my favorite browser,but if this error can not be fixed, I have no problem dropping it forever and switching to a more reliable browser. Please fix this,don't force me to change browsers.

Asked by ms061406 3 days ago

Answered by ms061406 2 days ago

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I cannot import passwords or logins to new PC.

The import of the logins and passwords does not work on new Firefox 88.0.1. I've switched to new PC and I installed the same Firefox 88.0.1 as on old PC. I tried several … (read more)

The import of the logins and passwords does not work on new Firefox 88.0.1. I've switched to new PC and I installed the same Firefox 88.0.1 as on old PC. I tried several times to sync old PC and new PC without success.

I exported logins to a file on old PC and I enabled import from the .CSV files on new PC. That does not work neither as I got almost all imports errors. I attached the print-screen.

On new PC even when I enter manually login and password on page the password is never saved. It looks like Lockwise is completely busted. Please let me know when could you fix this critical error ?

Asked by home.mariusz 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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How do I stop the "Please complete the security check...hCaptcha...proves you are a human" check boxes from appearing each time I try to open a link in my browser?

How do I stop the "Please complete the security check...hCaptcha...proves you are a human" check boxes from appearing each time I try to open a link in my browser? Thank… (read more)

How do I stop the "Please complete the security check...hCaptcha...proves you are a human" check boxes from appearing each time I try to open a link in my browser? Thank you

Asked by jqueern 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Cookies required to use Firefox

Getting Cookies required to use Firefox To continue signing in using Firefox, allow cookies to be stored on this device. You might see this screen more than once. messag… (read more)

Getting Cookies required to use Firefox To continue signing in using Firefox, allow cookies to be stored on this device. You might see this screen more than once.

message after the upgrade and it's very frustrating that mozilla push these updates without testing them properly. What I did -Tried adding an exception with allow for Cookies -Changed Standard mode to Custom - Tried with private browsing - Cleared cache - Switched off Tracking and protection for this website as well as opencart.zendesk.com

Nothing helped. On chrome it works. How to fix this ?

It is really irritating when things does not work seamlessly. I've been using FF for more than a decade and got used to it now I can't shift to Chrome kindly help me resolve this

Asked by sweatbar 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Feedback

How much longer before I can send Firefox feedback. The new print dialogue has no place to vary the resolution of the print (DPI) and secondly, it would nice if Firefox r… (read more)

How much longer before I can send Firefox feedback. The new print dialogue has no place to vary the resolution of the print (DPI) and secondly, it would nice if Firefox remembers the scaling setting after switching to fit to width.

Asked by keithinoz1 1 month ago

Answered by JD5DAD 3 days ago

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Reddit comments input textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it app… (read more)

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it appears twice. If I post the comment anyway, only one copy of the text appears in the posted comment. It only seems to happen if I paste more than one line of text so maybe the CRLF at the end of line one has something to do with it. See attached image.

I tried the same operation with Chrome, and it does not have this duplicate text problem. So I'm guessing it some problem with the input textbox implementation in firefox.

Is this a known problem? Anyone else seeing this?

firefox 88.0.1 (latest), windows 10 laptop

Asked by Windfall 4 days ago

Answered by Windfall 3 days ago