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Accessible Profile Manager

Hi, Is it possible for Firefox to implement an easy and accessible profile manager just like Chrome rather than going through about:profiles? I am using containers but … (read more)

Hi,

Is it possible for Firefox to implement an easy and accessible profile manager just like Chrome rather than going through about:profiles?

I am using containers but need to separate work and personal workspace. Some of domains are overlapped like Google and Microsoft services. so separating by domains cannot work.

Asked by Tien Huynh 2 years ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Tabs Not Reopening

On Startup: - "Open previous windows and tabs." Yes, I have this checked, but it ain't actually doing it. What's the solution? True or False? If this box is checked I c… (read more)

On Startup: - "Open previous windows and tabs." Yes, I have this checked, but it ain't actually doing it. What's the solution?

True or False? If this box is checked I can quit Firefox altogether which tabs still open, and those same tabs will automatically load again upon reopening Firefox.

(Upon writing back, please refrain from thanking me for anything.)


Asked by meowface.sam.ux 2 years ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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How to use different themes on different profiles

I have three Firefox profiles: A, B, and C. I tried to give them all different themes. A has a red theme and keeps it consistently. B, my default profile, should have a g… (read more)

I have three Firefox profiles: A, B, and C. I tried to give them all different themes. A has a red theme and keeps it consistently. B, my default profile, should have a green theme, and C should have a black theme. However, when I change B's theme to green, the theme on C also changes to green, and when I change the theme on C to black, the theme for B also changes to black. I don't know what I did differently for A! How can I make my profile themes stick for B and C?

Asked by ashmoretbalailah 1 year ago

Answered by ashmoretbalailah 1 year ago

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Disable tab refresh when switching - no solution

I have tried all of the about:config options to disable the auto-reload of the tabs. I have this working fine on my old machine macbook pro 2015 (same firefox version), b… (read more)

I have tried all of the about:config options to disable the auto-reload of the tabs. I have this working fine on my old machine macbook pro 2015 (same firefox version), but on the macbook pro 2019 i cannot get it to stop. Any help would be great as I need to switch between tabs during meetings and dont want them to keep relaoding

Asked by dubado 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Images/ columns sometimes don't show up in firefox, then they do after refreshing. or the opposite and they disappear after refreshing

Hello, i have build a wordpress blog. it shows up without any issues in other browsers but in firefox the gallery in this page https://www.madamenoumb.fr/coiffures/ doesn… (read more)

Hello, i have build a wordpress blog. it shows up without any issues in other browsers but in firefox the gallery in this page https://www.madamenoumb.fr/coiffures/ doesn't show. after refreshing several times it works. same thing for the home page. i am at a loss at what the problem is since it might work one time and not after refreshing. Could you please tell me how to fix this ? any help would be highly appreciated. Thank you, Najlaa

Asked by f.najlaa 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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cache size error

Hi there, I cleared my cache after it told me it had stored a gazillion GB in data - but the big number was still there after clearing the cache. Needless to say my hard… (read more)

Hi there,

I cleared my cache after it told me it had stored a gazillion GB in data - but the big number was still there after clearing the cache. Needless to say my harddrive isn't even as big as the GB number shown, so there must be a gremlin in there somewhere? Thought you'd want to know. I'm using the latest Firefox on Mac OS 10.15.7

Asked by claudia25 2 years ago

Answered by claudia25 2 years ago

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BOOKMARKS: LOCATING SUB-FOLDER

QUESTION POSTED NOV 2020 by: BevHoward NEVER ANSWERED - PLEASE ADVISE - NEED ANSWER "I have hundreds of FireFox bookmarks organized in bookmarks folders and subfolde… (read more)

QUESTION POSTED NOV 2020 by: BevHoward NEVER ANSWERED - PLEASE ADVISE - NEED ANSWER

"I have hundreds of FireFox bookmarks organized in bookmarks folders and subfolders which makes sense most of the time.

However, with seldom used bookmarks, often I cannot remember where the bookmark itself is located, and, I need like to find the bookmark and note the folder where it resides then perhaps move the bookmark to a folder that makes more sense the next time it's needed.

While I can "search" bookmarks and use the bookmark, there is no apparent way to determine where the bookmark itself is located, so, I am forced to use "search" every time I need to use it. "Abandoning" a lost bookmark location and creating a duplicate does not seem right.

There MUST be a way to find where a bookmark is located. What am I missing?"

Asked by Jemmma 1 year ago

Answered by Jemmma 1 year ago

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Version 98 opens download panel after every single download - bad idea - how to defeat

In version 98, a change was made so that the download panel always opens every single time any file is downloaded. I have found that I never, under any circumstances, wan… (read more)

In version 98, a change was made so that the download panel always opens every single time any file is downloaded. I have found that I never, under any circumstances, want or have ever wanted this behavior, nor do I ever ever serendipitously benefit from it. It is continuously annoying. How do I defeat it?

Asked by craig78 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Error in 98.0.1! When I click on web link in email, does not open new tab, but goes to last used tab - wrong!

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBoo… (read more)

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBook Pro. Has worked fine for years, til this update yesterday.

    • Please reply to [email removed from public] The email I had to log in under no longer exists! Help! **


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by dianerjones 1 year ago

Answered by dianerjones 1 year ago

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Form checkboxes styling lost in Firefox browser

Hi, I made CSS styling for form checkboxes that won't appear in Firefox browser. Could you please how can I get my stylings revealed in Firefox? URL: https://www.alma… (read more)

Hi,

I made CSS styling for form checkboxes that won't appear in Firefox browser. Could you please how can I get my stylings revealed in Firefox?

URL: https://www.almatalent.fi/tilaa-koulutusten-asiakaskirje/

Screenshot provided

Asked by noora.soderling 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Gmail Accounts Not Working

Starting up my Mac up on March 10, a notification from Firefox was on the screen thanking me for using the browser and notifying me my Firefox is up-date. From that poin… (read more)

Starting up my Mac up on March 10, a notification from Firefox was on the screen thanking me for using the browser and notifying me my Firefox is up-date. From that point and continuing, none of my Gmail accounts are receiving emails. The last dated email all show on March 10th was receipt of a last email for several accounts. What gives and what do I need to do in order to correct my Gmail account email problem(s)? I'm a dedicated Firefox browser user and have been for many years without experiencing a single problem with it up until this. I love Firefox and very comfortable using it but I also need my emails and also questioning where the emails sent and not received went to and how to retrieve them, if at all? Any solutions to my situation?

Asked by William 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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I do not have "ShowAlertOnComplete" in about:config

I went here but it does not help me at all. https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/822640#answer-184146 I want to stop the idiotic pop up that just started... someone … (read more)

I went here but it does not help me at all. https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/822640#answer-184146

I want to stop the idiotic pop up that just started... someone had this question in 2016 but it just started for me after last update.

Asked by macforme 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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download drop down menu

Lately when I download an image, from Google expanded images on the right side for example, the download drops down a menu. If I have made multiple downloads the list get… (read more)

Lately when I download an image, from Google expanded images on the right side for example, the download drops down a menu. If I have made multiple downloads the list gets longer and now blocks the area of the page I am working on. I don't need this downloads drop down menu and cannot find a way to stop it. I would prefer if it didn't display unless I clicked on it.

I have searched the net but can't find any answers. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Tom.

Asked by jthomashinton 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Stored Cookies

I have a persistent cookies 'Invisiblehand.com' that I can not get rid of. I am using an Imac running Monterey 12.2.1 I am running Firefox 98.0 In Enhanced Tracking Pr… (read more)

I have a persistent cookies 'Invisiblehand.com' that I can not get rid of. I am using an Imac running Monterey 12.2.1 I am running Firefox 98.0

In Enhanced Tracking Protection I have 'Strict' in use. In Cookies and Site Data I have 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' There are no sites listed in 'Exceptions'. In 'History' I have 'Clear history when Firefox closes'

But the above site is always listed once I open up Firefox after closing it.

How do I get rid of this? This is a new problem.

Thank you for your time and effort.

Asked by stew04 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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transfering bookmarks from one computer to another

I have two Macs with Firefox, A and B. I don't understand the sync. I have different bookmarks on firefox in computer A and computer B. I want to transfer the bookmarks f… (read more)

I have two Macs with Firefox, A and B. I don't understand the sync. I have different bookmarks on firefox in computer A and computer B. I want to transfer the bookmarks from A to B, not vice versa. What is the process and sequence of signing in/syncing so that the bookmarks go from A to B and not from B to A? Thank you for your help.

Asked by jorge46 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago