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Website is super small font and picture. ONLY one site, but any new page or new tab of that site is super small. Firefox

Moving mouse quickly and hit something, mouse clicked. BAM, fonts and picture to tiny size. Cannot find anything that makes that happen to undo it. All pages that site, n… (read more)

Moving mouse quickly and hit something, mouse clicked. BAM, fonts and picture to tiny size. Cannot find anything that makes that happen to undo it. All pages that site, no other site. Closing/opening Firefox stays the same. Zoomed to max and can now see, but page is not correct proportions.

Asked by whyaduck 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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How to clear all New Tab shortcuts?

I would like to have my own shortcuts on the New Tab page. So I've found out that I need to click Dismiss on every shortcut [here] . However, I have went on a lot of site… (read more)

I would like to have my own shortcuts on the New Tab page. So I've found out that I need to click Dismiss on every shortcut [here] . However, I have went on a lot of sites, which means I have to click Dismiss for a lot of sites.

My question is, is there a way to automatically clear all my shortcuts? Then I would be able to get an empty shortcut block which would allow me to create my own shortcuts.

Asked by Sham 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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custom search engines automatically adding + to URLS instead of %20

Hi there! I have a pretty frustrating issue with custom search engines. I use custom search engines all the time to look up words on a dictionary website. In cases where … (read more)

Hi there!

I have a pretty frustrating issue with custom search engines. I use custom search engines all the time to look up words on a dictionary website. In cases where I need to look up something that is more than one word, I'm unable to use this feature because Firefox automatically adds '+' to encode spaces to the URL. since the website that I use does not know how to deal with that, I am unable to use this otherwise convenient feature in cases where my searches utilize spaces.

is this behavior adjustable in any way?

Asked by zeldio 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

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Home page stuck on Firefox.

Using Firefox 106.0.4 on W10. Hi, no matter what I try and do: Tools / Settings / Home / New Windows and Tabs - I cannot change Homepage and New Windows to either a custo… (read more)

Using Firefox 106.0.4 on W10.

Hi, no matter what I try and do: Tools / Settings / Home / New Windows and Tabs - I cannot change Homepage and New Windows to either a custom URL or Blank Page?

This just started a this week - a few updates ago.

I can & have changed New Tabs using New Tab Override (using it for years)

Any help or ideas appreciated, thank you.

J

Asked by 170fin 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar activated by default

The Bookmarks Toolbar is showing up with a message to use it, even though I don't want to use it and have not added any bookmarks to it. This has shifted the actual scree… (read more)

The Bookmarks Toolbar is showing up with a message to use it, even though I don't want to use it and have not added any bookmarks to it. This has shifted the actual screen down one line and messed up things I do that rely on screen positioning. Please turn it back off.

Asked by dagwoodg_98 3 weeks ago

Answered by dagwoodg_98 3 weeks ago

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Firefox 106.2 initial setup

Hello community, As soon as firefox 106.0.2 finished installing itself i was greated with some nice new color schemes to choose from, and also some other settings regardi… (read more)

Hello community, As soon as firefox 106.0.2 finished installing itself i was greated with some nice new color schemes to choose from, and also some other settings regarding accessing content and tabs from other devices, retrieving closed tabs and so on. Ever since i can't seem to find and access those settings. Any ideas would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. I'm on linux, Manjaro.

Asked by philnice 1 month ago

Answered by philnice 1 month ago

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The browser page is too wide and all the menu texts are too small.

All my menu texts are so TINY now, that I can't read them, but the browser page is SO WIDE that I can't ever see a whole page and I have to scroll from side to side to re… (read more)

All my menu texts are so TINY now, that I can't read them, but the browser page is SO WIDE that I can't ever see a whole page and I have to scroll from side to side to read things, which is a ROYAL PAIN as I miss seeing a lot of things. No one can seem to help. I tried the limited percentage things, 67% used to work but now that is too big and when I go smaller I can't read ANY of the text, it is TOO TINY! I can't do my work! The screen shot won't paste on here.

Asked by Pam Clark 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 4 weeks ago

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How to install 2nd FF to different program folder so it has a unique profile?

I have a working FF installation with a group of tabs. I have a Pale Moon installation with its own group of tabs, I would like to stop using PM and install a 2nd FF inst… (read more)

I have a working FF installation with a group of tabs. I have a Pale Moon installation with its own group of tabs, I would like to stop using PM and install a 2nd FF installation to a unique program folder so it has its own unique profile, so I can import the bookmarks, tabs etc, from PM, which will let me have 2 FF browsers open at the same time, loaded with two different sets of tabs.

I read that if I install a 2nd FF to a unique *program folder by **entering that during the install, setting this up would be straightforward. So I downloaded a FF installer, ran it, and it installed FF without asking me where I wanted to install it!

Can I force the FF installer to give me the option of selecting a custom program folder?

  • Dedicated profiles per Firefox installation
  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/dedicated-profiles-firefox-installation#firefox:win10:fx107
    • Custom installation of Firefox on Windows
   https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/custom-installation-firefox-on-windows

Thank you, Mike

Asked by mscir 1 month ago

Answered by mscir 1 month ago

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I recieved a update for a private windown icon that went on my task bar from you guys,

I was trying to move it and I accidentally deleted it. I would like to reinstall it. I cannot seem to find the right phrase to find it on your sight and do a reinstall. I… (read more)

I was trying to move it and I accidentally deleted it. I would like to reinstall it. I cannot seem to find the right phrase to find it on your sight and do a reinstall. If you would be so kind to point me in the right direction,I would be most grateful. Little updates like this is why I have remained a loyal fan since the Netscape Navigator days.

Thank you for your time.

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Asked by jobakli.2020 1 month ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 month ago

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help with useragent

When i visit microsofts website to download windows 10 iso it redirects me to download the media creation tool which complete bloatware nonsense, the redirect happens bec… (read more)

When i visit microsofts website to download windows 10 iso it redirects me to download the media creation tool which complete bloatware nonsense, the redirect happens because im connecting to their website while using a windows device and their websites knows that by inspecting my useragent, when i visit the same website from a virtual linux machine im not redirected and can directly download the iso, this is utter bullshit obviously. is there any extension or a config tweak that i can use to temporarily edit my useragent so websites beleve im using linux while im using windows and vise versa?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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How to disable the new tab button's container context menu?

Is there a way to disable the new tab button's container context menu? The menu pops up when the new tab "+" icon is right clicked, as well as when left click is held do… (read more)

Is there a way to disable the new tab button's container context menu? The menu pops up when the new tab "+" icon is right clicked, as well as when left click is held down for one second on the "+" icon. I've disabled everything in about:config that contains the word "container" and that did not remove the context menu. I do not use containers and do not want that context menu popping up when I accidentally do one of the two things that trigger it. I've included a screenshot of what I want to disable and circled it in red.

Firefox version 106.0.1

Thanks!

Asked by GhostElf 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Open links with ctrl + enter

Greetings! I would like to be able to open selected links via the search tool with CTRL + Enter, like it is possible on most browsers. Basically, I do CTRL + F, select a … (read more)

Greetings!

I would like to be able to open selected links via the search tool with CTRL + Enter, like it is possible on most browsers. Basically, I do CTRL + F, select a text which brings me to a link I was looking for, and do instantly CTRL + Enter to open this link. Currently, this shortcut only toggles the ability to see all matched texts and doesn't open the link.

Do you know if it's possible? Thank you!

Asked by DrakEmono 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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How to restore the green lock icon

hi I would like ask about green icon .Before I did this by security.secure_connection_icon_color_gray in about:config But in Firefox 106 did not works .There is any way… (read more)

hi I would like ask about green icon .Before I did this by security.secure_connection_icon_color_gray in about:config But in Firefox 106 did not works .There is any way to set this ssl green padlock.

Asked by idude 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Menu Bar Colours

Hi folks, I had a problem with this back in June 2021 when my previously black background to the menu bar (bookmarks etc) changed to a washed out grey. Chris Ilias and db… (read more)

Hi folks, I had a problem with this back in June 2021 when my previously black background to the menu bar (bookmarks etc) changed to a washed out grey. Chris Ilias and dbben both replied, and Chris sent me a video guide on how to install Photon Colours, which fixed the problem, thanks. However, today the same problem has re-occurred - ie grey background. Unfortunately, when I checked in the Themes menu I found that Photon Colours is no longer there. Grateful if you could tell me if there is a new fix for this so that I can re-instigate the black background to the toolbar. Many thanks Chris

Asked by Chris 6 months ago

Answered by YongHan 6 months ago

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Hide Tab bar if there is only one tab

Hello! I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows): tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button { … (read more)

Hello!

I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows):

tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button {

   display: none !important;

}

#tabbrowser-tabs, #tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox, #tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox {
   min-height: 0 !important;

}

Since one of the recent Firefox updates, this code does no longer work. Maybe because there is a new element in the tab bar: A drop-down list at the right.

Any idea how to make the above code work again?

Peter

Asked by peter596 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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private browsing window is a different color now

After an update today, private browsing windows now are a different color than the other windows. I don't want them to be a different color. How do I change them back to … (read more)

After an update today, private browsing windows now are a different color than the other windows. I don't want them to be a different color. How do I change them back to the same as the other windows?

Also, how do I remove the extra text label next to the private mode icon, and just generally put things back to the way they used to look?

Asked by Sterrence 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Tab List

How do I remove this crap tab list? I don't want that option, Firefox just updated and added it as a fixed function. Honestly it seems that the Firefox development team d… (read more)

How do I remove this crap tab list? I don't want that option, Firefox just updated and added it as a fixed function. Honestly it seems that the Firefox development team does not care about the interests of users, currently I need to use 2 browsers because one of them does not have an option to create shortcuts to the sites I frequent

Asked by Walison 1 month ago

Answered by Walison 1 month ago