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how to get firefox to show extensions on toolbar (way it's supposed to be IMO)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions. The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be,… (read more)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions.

The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be, but all I get is the default buttons for firefox 2nd picture

Asked by Frost 11 months ago

Answered by Frost 11 months ago

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Extensions not showing on Customize Toolbar tab

Extensions no longer shows on Customize Toolbar tab on the latest version 111.0. I had Dark Reader and SoundFixer on the toolbar before and I can no longer add them back.… (read more)

Extensions no longer shows on Customize Toolbar tab on the latest version 111.0. I had Dark Reader and SoundFixer on the toolbar before and I can no longer add them back.

Asked by Darren T 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Edit cookies resend in new panel

[Devtools] You have been enabled new edit and resend panel by default, its a panel won't allow users edit some fields of headers. However, in the old panel, we can do wha… (read more)

[Devtools] You have been enabled new edit and resend panel by default, its a panel won't allow users edit some fields of headers. However, in the old panel, we can do what ever we want, like modify the cookies of the new request. I wonder why you just disabled those fields? Are there any settings I can set to make those fields editable? It's a really bad design for developers who definitely will need to edit those protected headers.

Asked by scruelt 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Unicode Missing Characters

Expected: Firefox displaying all known Unicode characters. Result: Many characters missing. Failure page as an example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_and_poli… (read more)

Expected: Firefox displaying all known Unicode characters.

Result: Many characters missing.

Failure page as an example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_and_political_symbols_in_Unicode

Description: I tried going through a Unicode list Unicode list and the extensive set of characters displayed correctly. However, when reaching further into character sets as shown in the failure page page, many are missing which are not new.

  • "Repair encoding. . ." button was not active.
  • An encoding switch extension was not able to resolve the issue.
  • Troubleshooting mode did not show changes.
  • Switched fronts available such as Noto Sans and Roboto Sans without success. Possibly a font failure?

Asked by mistry01 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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remove importenterpriseroots

I logged onto my daughters school google account through firefox and now they are managing my browser. Which registry do I need to delete in order to remove this so I can… (read more)

I logged onto my daughters school google account through firefox and now they are managing my browser. Which registry do I need to delete in order to remove this so I can use firefox again? Can I just delete the entire Mozilla folder

Asked by darkgcn14 11 months ago

Answered by darkgcn14 11 months ago

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Firefox 111.10 Introduced a pdf editing feature that doesn't work.

The new pdf editing feature doesn't work. When opening a pdf with Firefox I can only copy any text that's there but I cannot edit or add to the document, mostly view it. … (read more)

The new pdf editing feature doesn't work. When opening a pdf with Firefox I can only copy any text that's there but I cannot edit or add to the document, mostly view it.

Asked by obtrunco 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Folder color in 111 version

I've been with yellow folders for several years. In the version that I have now, version 111, no longer works. I was put at userchrome.css the following: @namespace url(h… (read more)

I've been with yellow folders for several years. In the version that I have now, version 111, no longer works. I was put at userchrome.css the following: @namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); .bookmark-item[container], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) { fill: gold !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksToolbar) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksMenu) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_UnfiledBookmarks) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, livemark) { fill: orange !important; } .bookmark-item[container][query], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, query) { fill: dimgray !important; }

I do not know because it doesn't work now. Maybe version 111 no longer admits it? Do you know how to put the yellow folders?

Asked by Lombard.Lombard 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Open previous windows and tabs - not working

In short, "Open previous windows and tabs" is no longer working. I'm using version 111.0 (64-bit). I have done the following: 1. Troubleshooting mode 2. Removed or disab… (read more)

In short, "Open previous windows and tabs" is no longer working. I'm using version 111.0 (64-bit).

I have done the following: 1. Troubleshooting mode 2. Removed or disabled all my extensions 3. Refresh Firefox - twice! 4. Disconnect sync across my two laptops

Still, nothing is fixing the issue. My previous windows and tabs are not being restored.

Help, please!

Asked by sailorm93 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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How to display bookmarks toolbar on drop down bookmarks menu

So switched over to firefox from chrome recently and one feature I really liked on chrome was the fact that bookmarks that appeared on the browser toolbar also appeared o… (read more)

So switched over to firefox from chrome recently and one feature I really liked on chrome was the fact that bookmarks that appeared on the browser toolbar also appeared on the drop down menu: both were mirrored. Unfortunately, these appear to be two distinct bookmark sections on firefox. See the attached photo: the horizontal bookmarks toolbar displays different bookmarks than the drop down bookmarks menu. Is there any way to make the two mirror each other without duplicating bookmarks?

Asked by mkakiti14 11 months ago

Answered by mkakiti14 11 months ago

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How can I edit online PDF document in the Firefox browser?

When I opened my Browser this morning (15 March 2023), I saw a message that I could edit PDF documents directly with Mozilla. There was a suggestion (button, I think) to… (read more)

When I opened my Browser this morning (15 March 2023), I saw a message that I could edit PDF documents directly with Mozilla. There was a suggestion (button, I think) to try it. I did. There was a sample letter. On the letter in light gray were comments like "Use the [I-bar} to write here" and "Use the [paint brush] to...." I have no idea where these icons are. Their pictures on the screen where the suggestions are given are not interactive.

Asked by Oneota 11 months ago

Last reply by Demozilla 11 months ago

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History is being lost

This morning I noticed that my Firefox history has lost everything before April 2018. Fortunately I have another computer in sync with the first computer, and I was able … (read more)

This morning I noticed that my Firefox history has lost everything before April 2018. Fortunately I have another computer in sync with the first computer, and I was able to transfer the file places.squlite and recover my history. But why did it happen? And it's not the first time. Last year I lost from 2015 to 2017 or so. How can I prevent this from happening again?

Asked by Eric_Kvaalen 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Editing .pdf files

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when … (read more)

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when I wanted to copy one sentence from of an entire document. Thank you.

Asked by DorothyJ 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Swipe gesture not working for going back and forward

I have never had trouble with swiping left and right with 2 fingers to go back and forward between webpages. Recently, this has stopped working. I have updated Firefox to… (read more)

I have never had trouble with swiping left and right with 2 fingers to go back and forward between webpages. Recently, this has stopped working. I have updated Firefox to 111.0 and have double checked the browser.gesture settings as being "Browser:BackOrBackDuplicate" and the corollary for forward. This is for Firefox on a Mac Air running Ventura. Any advice is appreciated.

Asked by willwildebotta 11 months ago

Answered by willwildebotta 11 months ago

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Lost all bookmarks and history

Dear community, This morning, after a reboot of my Laptop during the night, I opened Firefox with the frustrating surprise that I lost all my bookmarks and all my histo… (read more)

Dear community,

This morning, after a reboot of my Laptop during the night, I opened Firefox with the frustrating surprise that I lost all my bookmarks and all my history (websites and downloads). The saved passwords looks fine.

How could that have happen? Need your help to get those back... specifically my bookmarks!

Note: I went trough several support articles of Firefox but none helped. I tried to restore my bookmarks but got the message "Unable to process the backup file.".

Any thanks.

Asked by Bboybaba 11 months ago

Answered by Bboybaba 11 months ago

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Firefox hangs in the task manager despite the fact that the browser is not running

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We hav… (read more)

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We have to manually terminate processes. Strange behavior!

Asked by Red Heat 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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permissions.default.geo 0 and 1 and 2

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn. I went went back to about:config and marked "onl… (read more)

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn.

I went went back to about:config and marked "only show modified preferences" -> to my surprise not only "geo.enabled 1" was displayed but also "permissions.default.geo 2" (though I never touched that one - so I thought they must be linked somehow)

I was curious and reverted "permissions.default.geo" back to default -> now it is set to "0" -> but "geo.enable" is still on "false" (so I am not sure anymore if they are really linked together - which doesnt make sense to me)

Now I don't know if I should leave "permissions.default.geo" on "2" how I found it, or on "0" which is the default. That's why I come here to ask:

==> What are the three states of "permissions.default.geo [0/1/2]" doing and how is it interacting with "geo.enable"?

Asked by Mark 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago