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Can't click on Bookmark Toolbar option in Toolbar options

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the che… (read more)

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the check mark won't appear but Menu Bar still turns Off and On when I click on it. Restarted computer before this happened because trouble with mouse pad and got notice about Firefox 89 update but closed it because prefer Firefox 88 that has smaller Bookmark and Menu Toolbars

Asked by harrisonsmiller 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (read more)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

Hotkeys for custom context-menu items

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotke… (read more)

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotkey (after right-clicking). Would this be possible?

Asked by eipvwrqxjlugolezmg 4 days ago

NEW UI - PC =/= TOUCHSCREEN, MOZILLA WAKE UP

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us. CSS work-arounds… (read more)

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us.

CSS work-arounds are fine for the IT-literate, which I am not. They are also only temporary. We have no indication that FF is even paying attention to our complaints.

They need to understand that some users have a keyboard and mouse attached to a PC, not a touchscreen like on a pad or phone. It looks like FF wants to cater to touchscreens. This DOES NOT WORK for PC users.

I suggest one UI for touchscreens and a different one for PCs. IIRC, there is a FF version for Windows AND a different one for Apple; why not do the same?

Nobody seems to have any response other than "use this CSS fix." I've also been directed to "clean up the help platform myself" - huh?

Can we please get SOME kind of response from the platform itself? Or are they just trying to get rid of all users without touchscreens?

Asked by fidservant 3 days ago

Last reply by fidservant 22 hours ago

How do I replace the the removed Feed discover+view+subscription feature?

Hi! FF removed the RSS button to discover feeds. Which sucks. But it sucks even more that the feature to subscribe to feeds via external services was also removed. I … (read more)

Hi!

  1. FF removed the RSS button to discover feeds. Which sucks.
  2. But it sucks even more that the feature to subscribe to feeds via external services was also removed.
  3. I also can't view feeds, even if I find one manually.

New, I saw solutions to the first one, but there of little to no use on their own. Downloading text files with feed items in xml format is pretty useless. I want to be able to view a feed and subscribe to it.

Asked by avada 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Bell Canada video taking almost all my memory. Not sure if it's the website or firefox. Did memory measurement.

Strange problem. My provider, Bell Canada, has an option via their website for me to view anything from live Bell TV or even my PVR on any device with a browser (in my ca… (read more)

Strange problem. My provider, Bell Canada, has an option via their website for me to view anything from live Bell TV or even my PVR on any device with a browser (in my case latest Firefox on win10). The problem is it is taking up most of my ram, and as I'm sure many will attest to, when Win10 has less than a couple of GB of ram, it just grinds to a halt (30-40 seconds to open a tiny 10kB spreadsheet, etc.).

I did a memory measurement from the about: thing. Perhaps one of you wizards can tell me if it's a firefox issue or a problem with the Bell website/scripts/whatever? I just cannot believe that it takes 8 GB to watch a video stream. That's more than an entire DVD movie - with all the alternate-language soundtracks and special features!

10,369.05 MB (100.0%) -- explicit ├───8,475.00 MB (81.73%) -- window-objects │ ├──8,473.59 MB (81.72%) -- top(https://tv.bell.ca/watch/recording- (deleted info) │ │ ├──8,257.39 MB (79.63%) -- active │ │ │ ├──8,254.29 MB (79.61%) -- window(https://tv.bell.ca/watch/recording (deleted info) │ │ │ │ ├──7,967.99 MB (76.84%) -- js-realm(https://tv.bell.ca/guide) │ │ │ │ │ ├──7,932.14 MB (76.50%) -- classes │ │ │ │ │ │ ├──6,769.33 MB (65.28%) -- class(ArrayBuffer)/objects │ │ │ │ │ │ │ ├──6,767.27 MB (65.26%) ── malloc-heap/elements/normal │ │ │ │ │ │ │ └──────2.05 MB (00.02%) ── gc-heap

  (deleted info, small memory elements)

├───1,703.55 MB (16.43%) ── heap-unclassified

Ouch. I mean, ouch. Good to find out if there's some way to fix this. Thanks ahead of time! Avner

Asked by Avner 1 day ago

Lost bookmarks

Get me back my bookmarks. I put off updating Firefox because updates are always risky. One reason: your idea of an improvement isn't always mine. For instance: I finally … (read more)

Get me back my bookmarks. I put off updating Firefox because updates are always risky. One reason: your idea of an improvement isn't always mine. For instance: I finally allowed the most recent update and I couldn't access my bookmarks from the Library. My solution: the upgrade caused a problem, undo the "upgrade". Wrong, now my bookmarks are gone entirely. TH

Asked by voiceoreason 21 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 19 hours ago

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HELP! I have lost all my bookmarks trying to get rid of double-spacing!

I read the thread about getting rid of double-spacing, but the about:config solution did not work for me. So I tried the other solution mentioned of downloading an older … (read more)

I read the thread about getting rid of double-spacing, but the about:config solution did not work for me. So I tried the other solution mentioned of downloading an older version of Firefox, but the result of that is that my bookmarks are gone completely. I expect all my passwords and logins are gone too.

Is there a way to undo this?

Asked by stephen.coughlan 8 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Closed tabs

Hello! Accidently after restart i opened a new tab, closed it, and now i can't restart tge session with 15+ important opened tabs..... It's impossible to restore my tabs … (read more)

Hello!

Accidently after restart i opened a new tab, closed it, and now i can't restart tge session with 15+ important opened tabs..... It's impossible to restore my tabs from the history, because some of them were opened for any months.... How can i get my tabs back?

Asked by iflap.hu 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Permission popup won't go away

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (but… (read more)

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (buttons) and a ckbox remember this. I click remember and click Allow - nothing, popup still there - click clickclick @$!#! CLICK! nothing. OK, Deny, click - nope, don't remember Allow nope. And here I sit with 10% of my screen with this permission popup that won't go away. FF 88.0.1, FC32, Lenovo laptop

Asked by cal.lidderdale 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Batch remove obsolete logins

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox. Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/pas… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox.

Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xul and chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xhtml but neither work on FF88.0b2 64bit on macOS 10.14.6

Thanks

Asked by dm4n 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Pasting in FireFox and screenshots not working - FireFox developer 88.0b2 (64bit) on Win10 Pro x64

Recently, I think it was yesterday when I updated FireFox developer to 88.0b2 (64bit) on my OS Windows 10 Pro (x64) 22H2 19042.870. Firstly I noticed "take screenshot" op… (read more)

Recently, I think it was yesterday when I updated FireFox developer to 88.0b2 (64bit) on my OS Windows 10 Pro (x64) 22H2 19042.870.

Firstly I noticed "take screenshot" option dissapeared from "3 dots" on the URL bar. Secondly, the "paste" (right click or CTRL + V) stopped working.

I cannot paste text neither from my Notepad or some Text Editor as usuall to some input field or textarea on some Website.

I can copy text from some input field of an Website, but cannot paste the text inside it from a Windows Explorer or whatever.

What is that wrong with FireFox stable/unstable versions?

I've had problems on "normal" FireFox, now I got them either on "developer". I really like this browser, but more and more it seems I would need to switch to some other just because.

Asked by Fritex 3 months ago

Answered by Fritex 3 months ago

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How can I contribute to Firefox Dictionaries?

I've been using Spanish (Mexico) dictionary for a few years as my default spell checking dictionary. However, it lacks a lot of common words and local idioms that I use e… (read more)

I've been using Spanish (Mexico) dictionary for a few years as my default spell checking dictionary. However, it lacks a lot of common words and local idioms that I use everyday.

How can I create a new dictionary for Spanish (Colombia), or contribute to the Mexican one? I can't find a Github repo with the project.

Asked by Santiago Sáenz 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

cannot login in any google service

Hello there, two days ago the Google Calendar Widget inside the Gmail page stopped working in my Firefox Dev (version 88.0b2). I ignored that because I could continue to … (read more)

Hello there, two days ago the Google Calendar Widget inside the Gmail page stopped working in my Firefox Dev (version 88.0b2). I ignored that because I could continue to send and receive mails and I was thinkin it was a google server problem. Today I cleared cache and cookies to make a clean start, just to try if that could restore the Calendar Widget. Of course I did know that would have logged me out. Now it's impossible to log in in any Google Service because the login pagin is stuck right after I enter my email address! The console output shows warnings and a CORS error, as you can see in the screenshot. My browser is localized in italian, but the errors should be comprehensible anyway.

I can log in without problems with Chrome, but not with Firefox.

What's happening? My Firefox Dev version is bugged?

Asked by maurocap 2 months ago

Taskbar Shortcut breaking

Every once in a while, when I open firefox in my taskbar, the icon for Firefox will break being unable to open Firefox again. I have to then refind Firefox in its folder … (read more)

Every once in a while, when I open firefox in my taskbar, the icon for Firefox will break being unable to open Firefox again. I have to then refind Firefox in its folder and add it back to my taskbar.

Asked by j.rosser89 2 months ago

Toolbar extensions/add-ons no longer accept touchscreen input

Hello, I've been having this problem when I tap extensions on the toolbar, their small pop-up windows appear in the top-right but when I tap on the buttons in that window… (read more)

Hello, I've been having this problem when I tap extensions on the toolbar, their small pop-up windows appear in the top-right but when I tap on the buttons in that window, the pop-up disappears instead of accepting my touch input to one of its buttons, it used to accept touch input fine, but no longer does

I've tried refreshing Firefox, and then removing prefs.js in case I messed with any of the about:config settings but it was to no avail, and I've even tried upgrading to Firefox Beta but same problem persists in beta, disabling all the extensions except one still doesn't allow add-ons to accept my touch input.

To be clear, the touch input works on Firefox's inherent buttons in the toolbar, like Bookmarks, History, Downloads, even the Pocket widget and three dots beside it, but any external extensions I install from addons.mozilla site no longer accept the input, and my touch input works fine in Chrome browser, but I like to use both browsers.

Asked by jacoalda 2 months ago

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A functional question and request

Is it possible for Mozilla Firefox to develop a feature that can delete downloaded files directly within the browser, like Edge does? First of all, thank you for browsing… (read more)

Is it possible for Mozilla Firefox to develop a feature that can delete downloaded files directly within the browser, like Edge does?

First of all, thank you for browsing and answering! Whenever I download a file by mistake, I have to go to File Explorer to delete it, even though Firefox can locate the downloaded file directly, but this still wastes some time. So to save time, can Firefox also introduce an option to delete a file after right-clicking on the downloaded file, just like Edge?

(New to the Firefox community, so please don't overly accuse me if I'm wrong)

Asked by Jimmy 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago