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Moving the screenshot function in Firefox 88 is a bad idea!

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly… (read more)

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly the kind of unnecessary interface change which annoys so many Firefox users. Okay, so why is it bad? Most "normal" users don't fiddle with interfaces, they accept it as it is. They expect functions they often use to stay in the same spot. If it's no longer there they think it's gone (and they're frustrated). They surely won't go looking for it in a customization menu. For me as a web designer the screenshot tool was extremely handy when dealing with clients, because it was very easy to explain where to find and how to use it, to send a screenshot of a website problem. Again, many common users don't know how to take screenshots with their system tools, so this was really helpful. Now, instead of explaining where to find it, I'll first have to explain how to customize the toolbar, what the item looks like, how to position it, etc. etc. The simplicity and helpfulness is gone. Suggestion: leave the screenshot function where it is by default, but offer the advanced users a way to make it a customizable item. Everyone is happy.

P.S. I only post this here, because the feedback site is currently deactivated.

Asked by cm 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Pocket List Din drop-down menus has disappeared -

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either.… (read more)

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either. the "Pocket" icon is in the menu bar, and I can save items to Pocket, but can no longer locate the page with the articles. "View List" does appear when you click the Pocket icon, but it also saves whatever page you're on whether or not you want to save it.

Asked by hhartus 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Firefox 88 made my blood boil

Firefox updated to 88 and just noticed right click > "View Image" was replaced with google chrome's "Open tab in new image". Bring it back for fuck's sake, sometimes I… (read more)

Firefox updated to 88 and just noticed right click > "View Image" was replaced with google chrome's "Open tab in new image".

Bring it back for fuck's sake, sometimes I need to open the image in the same tab.

Seriously, fuck you. You already ruined Firefox with version 57, might as well rename the browser to Google Firefox.

Asked by alcidese83 3 hours ago

Answered by alcidese83 3 hours ago

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screenshot function disappeared as of firefox 88.0

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.… (read more)

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.

Asked by frank.du.mee 4 hours ago

Answered by frank.du.mee 4 hours ago

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Page actions ... button

Hello everyone, My mum's Firefox isn't showing in the ... dots area called Page actions of the bar the Take a Screenshot icon. I am able to add it from the Customize Tool… (read more)

Hello everyone, My mum's Firefox isn't showing in the ... dots area called Page actions of the bar the Take a Screenshot icon. I am able to add it from the Customize Toolbar... area but NOT back to where it was, in the Page actions area. Is there a way to do this? I tried this for 2h now and there is no explanation how that icon disappeared in the first place. Perhaps there is a way o moving icons around? Fresh install version 88.0 (64 bits), ignore Romanian language, icons are universal :)

Asked by Mircione 5 hours ago

Answered by Mircione 3 hours ago

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Choose where to store my information

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where… (read more)

I would like to be able to choose where Sync stores my information. Because it might contain sensitive personal information, people should want to have control over where exactly the data is stored. Right now it seems to be stored in some magical cloud service somewhere in the universe.

So for example, I might want to store it as a file on my GDrive, or as a digest in my Github account, or upload a file to my own server somehow.

For personal information storage, it is absolutely vital that it doesn't go to place where I don't want it to be, and a place that I have a reasonable level of control over.

So, million dollar question: how can I set this up?

Asked by thany 6 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 hours ago

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View Page Info link is gone.

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the… (read more)

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the info page back by right clicking the padlock icon, clicking the arrow, then clicking more info but that is a real PITA. How do I get the link back on page right click. I am 100% sure that this was not done intentionally. That would be very silly and absurd to do.

Asked by PCZero 10 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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firefox logo in front of all the pictures stored on my hard drive

I opened the area on my hard drive and found that every photo has the firefox logo in front of the picture name. I opened these same photos last week and there was no log… (read more)

I opened the area on my hard drive and found that every photo has the firefox logo in front of the picture name. I opened these same photos last week and there was no logo. How did this happen and what do I do to remove the logo. I did nothing that I know of to cause this to happen. Thank you Ken

Asked by grumpy3 14 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 13 hours ago

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How can I choose in which Firefox profile to open external links?

I use 3 profiles (work, private and media) side by side. When I open external links I have no control over which profile will open the link. The link is opened right away… (read more)

I use 3 profiles (work, private and media) side by side. When I open external links I have no control over which profile will open the link. The link is opened right away (so no profile manager interference) in a random profile. I do want it to open right away, but ideally would like to easily set a priority order for profiles to open the external links without having to restart the profiles.

Asked by Marjolijn 18 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 13 hours ago

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Possible to pass application arguments in handlers.json?

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a cust… (read more)

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a custom PowerShell script to handle all ftp links for me in Firefox. But to do so you would have to pass arguments to an application (in this case PowerShell) in handlers.json file. I guess that is not possible, or am I wrong here?

Asked by loxia_01 19 hours ago

Answered by loxia_01 15 hours ago

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Did Firefox really changed their logo (or fox will be gone in nearby future)?

Getting Started Page Check the icon in tab header and logo. It is new logo replacing the old Firefox logo. Firefox is no doubt my first preference but without fox it fee… (read more)

Getting Started Page Check the icon in tab header and logo. It is new logo replacing the old Firefox logo. Firefox is no doubt my first preference but without fox it feels different (fox is heart of this browser).

Asked by Akash Jadav 21 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 21 hours ago

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hover zoom not working

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In … (read more)

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In the copart site under an auction item I can click on the image and then the pointer will bring up a zoomed in window to the right of the image.

Asked by eric131 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Can't save logon information or create a primary password

On 84.0.2 on OSx. Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another brows… (read more)

On 84.0.2 on OSx.

Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another browser into Lockwise prompts a request to set a primary password first. Attempting to set a primary password (which is currently not set), yields the error message "Unable to change primary password."

Asked by aedes.ag 23 hours ago

Answered by aedes.ag 23 hours ago

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What does "5 Left" in FF Relay mean?

I just signed up for Firefox Relay and the setup says "5 Left"...what does that mean; is Relay a paid service; if so, where do I find information about the cost? Thank y… (read more)

I just signed up for Firefox Relay and the setup says "5 Left"...what does that mean; is Relay a paid service; if so, where do I find information about the cost? Thank you.

Asked by MichaelJonas 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 21 hours ago

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tooltips are not showing

I recently had to restore my computer to factory setting and Firefox was one of the first things I reinstalled when I was done. Everything seems to be working except that… (read more)

I recently had to restore my computer to factory setting and Firefox was one of the first things I reinstalled when I was done. Everything seems to be working except that when I put my cursor over a tab or an extension button instead of a tool tip it just shows and empty box. It's always showed a tool tip so I don't know why it started doing this now.

Asked by Malkavian10th 1 day ago

Answered by strafy 1 day ago

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youtube video not showing in website article

Hi i was checking the article of my website in Firefox and for some reason embedded YouTube video is not showing on Firefox browser. I've checked its working fine on chr… (read more)

Hi i was checking the article of my website in Firefox and for some reason embedded YouTube video is not showing on Firefox browser.

I've checked its working fine on chrome, opera and Windows default browser.

Asked by Best Chairs Reviews 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago