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Bookmarks list display?

In recent Firefox 89, my bookmarks list is displayed very "wide", like there is empty lines spaces. In previous versions the list was much tighter. I can't find where to … (read more)

In recent Firefox 89, my bookmarks list is displayed very "wide", like there is empty lines spaces. In previous versions the list was much tighter. I can't find where to tweak back this list display.

Can you help? Thank you.

Asked by adid1 1 week ago

Answered by adid1 1 week ago

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How can I get the V88 GUI back?

The new design is a disaster! The icons on the home page are smaller and the text appears smaller, particularly on the tabs and in the "Application Menu", and to make m… (read more)

The new design is a disaster! The icons on the home page are smaller and the text appears smaller, particularly on the tabs and in the "Application Menu", and to make matters worse, the contrast is poorer. The small grey text in the Application Menu is almost impossible for an old fart like myself to read, especially on a laptop screen! The more spacious appearance wastes space and sacrifices utility to design. The time spent prettying up the design would have been better spent fixing bugs! How can I get the old GUI back?

Asked by rsbrux 1 week ago

Answered by Greg.B.Gregson 5 days ago

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The search mode is taken over by....? Unwanted suggestions, whenever I start typing ANYTHING.

When I start typing in the "Search with Google or enter address" window, firefox gets me to the address bar and suggests scores of useless suggestions. The question doe… (read more)

When I start typing in the "Search with Google or enter address" window, firefox gets me to the address bar and suggests scores of useless suggestions. The question does not stay in the window. When I am solving a crossword puzzle, I am getting useless suggestions - cannot finish the task. Same with other situations. It seems the the programme is trying to guess what I want? How can I disable it? All this have started after the latest update. I have mozilla Firefox 89.0 (X64 en-GB) I have installed in my computer Google Chrome as well and it works perfectly well - so it is not my computer acting up! Please help Peter

Asked by peskala61 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Connected Devices in Firefox Account

When I look in Firefox account I see that a few seconds ago I am signed into or using a device DESKTOP -11HQCUN in Boardman, OR, USA. Is that a Firefox Account site and … (read more)

When I look in Firefox account I see that a few seconds ago I am signed into or using a device DESKTOP -11HQCUN in Boardman, OR, USA. Is that a Firefox Account site and OK or is it a problem?

Asked by aahutch9 1 week ago

Answered by Seburo 1 week ago

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How to prevent Firefox 89.0 from showing black-background drop down boxes?

How to prevent Firefox 89.0 from showing black-background drop down boxes? Windows 10 v 2004 /HP 840 G3 This is new, never happened before 89.0: Chrome still shows whit… (read more)

How to prevent Firefox 89.0 from showing black-background drop down boxes?

Windows 10 v 2004 /HP 840 G3

This is new, never happened before 89.0: Chrome still shows white drop down boxes

Provisionally stopped hardware acceleration, no effect; now back on


Extensions, as have been in use for years without this issue, shown in attachment; anyway no change in troubleshooting mode

Asked by xlcrlee 1 week ago

Answered by xlcrlee 5 days ago

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Search changes since recent Firefox update

How do I search from the Search Box (the box under Google" on the Google Homepage) ? Since the latest Firefox update (89.0June 2021), even though I have the cursor in th… (read more)

How do I search from the Search Box (the box under Google" on the Google Homepage) ? Since the latest Firefox update (89.0June 2021), even though I have the cursor in the Search Box, when I type the cursor jumps to the address search box. I have tried adjusting the Firefox "search" settings, but that didn't work. I also tried changing "keyw" in "about:config" but that disabled searching in both the Search Box and the Address/Search Panel. Also tried reverting to the older version of Firefox (88.0)

I used to have Firefox set up how I like it, but now it seems I've lost that. Any ideas, please ?

Asked by rhsigley 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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UI to puke on

After an automatic update Firefox had a terrible surprise for me. A beyond ugly user interface. And NO WAY to fix this with a simple toggle switch back to classic mode. T… (read more)

After an automatic update Firefox had a terrible surprise for me. A beyond ugly user interface. And NO WAY to fix this with a simple toggle switch back to classic mode. There are theme's available, but still it looks unusable to me. This kind of updates should be beyond Mozilla, maybe don't hire former Apple employees, the esthetics don't have to be " slick and modern"

So after a long fight with almost losing my plugins, saved tabs (100+) etc.. I downgraded successfully to 88.

Step 1 (Secure your profile) Open menu, Click Help, Click "More Troubleshooting Information" Go to the line which says, "Profile Folder" Hit open folder

Pay extra attention during these steps: Now you are browsing in your active profile. If you did this after upgrading to 89 version. Make a back-up copy of this whole folder!! Rename it back up.

Open the file "Compatibility.ini" with a text editor, and empty it. Save and close.

Download and install the previous version of Firefox, After installing don't forget to disable automatic updates.

If the profile isn't loaded, browse to "about:profiles" and find and select your profile to get al your plugins, tabs, favs, etc. back.

Its a terrible shame i need to write this down for people to avoid the frustration of a terrible update

Asked by r.salafi 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Lines in bookmark list much farther apart than before

Following problem since last update (89.0, 64bix, Win 10): When I call my list of bookmarks (Alt+L for Lesezeichen in my German Firefox), the lines in my list are much fa… (read more)

Following problem since last update (89.0, 64bix, Win 10): When I call my list of bookmarks (Alt+L for Lesezeichen in my German Firefox), the lines in my list are much farther apart than before (see attached screen shot). Thus, I now have to scroll down to reach the lower items in the list. What can I do to get back the former, narrow list of bookmarks? Thanks a lot Hansueli Hof

Asked by hansueli.hof 1 week ago

Answered by ChrisMK 1 week ago

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v.89 browser tabs and menus spacing too large

For starters, stop making assumptions about how people prefer their spacing on menus and tabs. Both are, with the latest update, too effing large, resulting in less visib… (read more)

For starters, stop making assumptions about how people prefer their spacing on menus and tabs. Both are, with the latest update, too effing large, resulting in less visible screen space and an excessive amount of scrolling to access bookmarks. Do you think everybody is blind?! I desperately want to go back to the spacing in the previous version of Firefox. Is there a way to do that without downgrading to v.88? Also, the change to the color scheme makes it a lot harder to quickly see which tab is active as there isn't enough contrast.

I stopped using Chrome except in emergencies because they kept taking away my options to make the browser comfortable to me. Mozilla is now doing the same thing and it really pisses me off. You say you are making things better and/or easier, but that is only your opinion. I know you can't please everybody but why take away the ability to make tabs and menus more compact so less space is wasted and scrolling doesn't take longer?

Asked by kbfoster108 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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WEB SEARCH PROBLEM

dear Firefox community, When I try to search something through the websearch ,it automatically gets transfered to the adress bar.Everything was normal and okay before the… (read more)

dear Firefox community, When I try to search something through the websearch ,it automatically gets transfered to the adress bar.Everything was normal and okay before the update to 89 version.Pls,tell e the solution to this problem.

Asked by AZiZUR RAGiB 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of Google search bar

This question was answered elsewhere but I can't make any of the suggested solutions work for me. The cursor jumping from search to address bar started happening yesterda… (read more)

This question was answered elsewhere but I can't make any of the suggested solutions work for me. The cursor jumping from search to address bar started happening yesterday (June 4, 2021) for no reason that I can tell - nothing's changed in my settings, unless it updated without me knowing. It's driving me crazy; if I type into the address bar, it's because I know where I want to go. And what's the point of even having a separate search bar if the cursor's going to automatically jump to the address bar? I'd like my address bar and search bar to be entirely separate, like they were before. Thanks so much for any help - I just switched back to Firefox and now I'm remembering why I switched to Chrome in the first place... I don't have time to constantly try to get my browser back to its 'normal' functionality. But I do love many of FF's features so I hope this can be easily fixed :)

Asked by LimeTangerine3 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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Searches in the address line

Hello. My home page is Google's search pane. However, when I begin to type in my search string, FF throws me up to the address line. How can I stop FF from moving my se… (read more)

Hello.

My home page is Google's search pane. However, when I begin to type in my search string, FF throws me up to the address line.

How can I stop FF from moving my search string from the Google search pane (middle of page) up to the address bar?

Many thanks,

Mark

Asked by Mark.H 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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After update to version 89 open tabs appear at bottom of the page

I just updated to Firefox version 89, and now open tabs appear at the bottom of the page (where the search box would be). Opening multiple windows shows all of them at t… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox version 89, and now open tabs appear at the bottom of the page (where the search box would be). Opening multiple windows shows all of them at the bottom. Is there a way to get them back to the top under the Bookmark Toolbar where they belong. I can't believe this is something done on purpose ... It's certainly not an improvement. THANKS!

Asked by JussAskin 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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How do I stop default to address bar for searches

Since the latest Firefox update, web searches I try to do in the web search bar on my home page, automatically default to the address bar. I absolutely hate this function… (read more)

Since the latest Firefox update, web searches I try to do in the web search bar on my home page, automatically default to the address bar. I absolutely hate this function. I have tried deactivating the 'search in address bar,' but when I do that I can no longer search at all, just type in web addresses, because it defaults to the address bar despite trying to type my search into the search bar on my home page. I hope that makes sense, I have spent way too much time on this and am about to change browsers, which would be sad, because Mozilla products have been my preference for as long as they have been around. Many thanks in advance for any thoughts and potential solutions, ~Marcela.

Asked by marcela.yvonne 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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In compact mode, Proton (v89) doesn't show favicons on muted tabs

With the new Proton UI, if you're in compact mode, then muted tabs don't show the favicon (the icon at the left hand side of the tab which represents the website). It's … (read more)

With the new Proton UI, if you're in compact mode, then muted tabs don't show the favicon (the icon at the left hand side of the tab which represents the website). It's replaced by the mute icon, making it harder to distinguish different tabs visually. See the example in the screenshot.

Is it possible to bring the favicon back?

Asked by pg_78 1 week ago

Answered by pg_78 1 week ago

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New Firefox menu

The new Firefox does not allow for cut and paste of websites searched for. I am seriously considering another web browser unless this can be resolved. Does anyone know … (read more)

The new Firefox does not allow for cut and paste of websites searched for. I am seriously considering another web browser unless this can be resolved. Does anyone know if the feature is available? I cannot find it.

Asked by mmhubris 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago