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Remove shortcuts or let extensions have priority over shortcuts

Release after release Firefox is adding more shortcuts, which is nice, but it also interferes with shortcuts people use to enable/disable extensions. Is there a way to co… (read more)

Release after release Firefox is adding more shortcuts, which is nice, but it also interferes with shortcuts people use to enable/disable extensions.

Is there a way to completely disable a given Firefox shorcut without having to rebuild it? Ideally Firefox should have a friendly way to change that (UI or config file), but I accept editing binaries files.

Also, why extensions with shortcuts like Shift+D are treated as invalid and get removed?

Asked by rcd99 1 day ago

Answered by Terry 1 day ago

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Update 105.0 focus on address bar on startup

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar o… (read more)

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar on startup.

Now it focuses on the address bar instead (i.e. https://www.google.co.uk/ is selected). How can I make it focus on the webpage search bar on startup again instead?

I already found this thread from last year https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334131 and tried changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false but it didn't have any noticeable effect and the issue is still present.

Many thanks.

Asked by puzzled42 3 days ago

Answered by Terry 2 days ago

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Can i disable ctrl + m shortcut?

Hi, Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disa… (read more)

Hi,

Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disable that.

Thanks. (Message written using Google Translate)

Asked by josevneves 3 weeks ago

Answered by Terry 3 weeks ago

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Cursor focus goes to address bar, instead of search box, when opening a firefox window - started after 105.0 update.

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config… (read more)

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config handoff" fix and it doesn't work for me. I think this is about the third or fourth time we have lost the "cursor starts off in the search box" functionality in the last few years, after a Firefox update. Can you code writers leave it in the search box? Please?

Asked by MrSensible 2 days ago

Answered by MrSensible 2 days ago

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Add-on Hotkey Broken after v104

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up … (read more)

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up window of the add-on, and then it allows using arrow key and number to tweak the volume bar. Now all hotkey not working. The arrow keys do not work even if you manually open the pop-up window.

Asked by Jenee 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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Using stylus to remove stories from Facebook

Hello Is it possible to use the stylus add-on to remove the stories from Facebook? I am not a programmer by any mean but i like to "play" with the inspector and i found o… (read more)

Hello Is it possible to use the stylus add-on to remove the stories from Facebook? I am not a programmer by any mean but i like to "play" with the inspector and i found out that by deleting a node the stories disappear. So I was wondering if i can use stylus to delete this node for me! Thank you!

Asked by spartakooss 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

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How to use system GTK3 theme in Firefox 102 ESR?

Setting `widget.non-native-theme.enabled` to false no longer works; I still get Firefox's default styling for controls and widgets. I use a custom GTK3 theme in my enviro… (read more)

Setting `widget.non-native-theme.enabled` to false no longer works; I still get Firefox's default styling for controls and widgets.

I use a custom GTK3 theme in my environment that I want to apply to Firefox. The above setting works in 91 ESR, and broke with the upgrade to 102 ESR.

A custom user chrome stylesheet would be too painful.

Note: You can revert page styling to defaults in View -> Page Style -> No Style.

102.1.0esr, Debian testing, Xfce 4.16

Asked by -- 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Disable the Reader View vertical toolbar, that floats on the left side of the screen

Hello! I'm using Firefox MSIX on a laptop with an OLED screen. To avoid burn-in, static elements on the screen are discouraged. Unfortunately, when the Reader View is en… (read more)

Hello!

I'm using Firefox MSIX on a laptop with an OLED screen. To avoid burn-in, static elements on the screen are discouraged.

Unfortunately, when the Reader View is enabled on Firefox, a vertical toolbar appears and is constantly on the same spot on the screen.

I would like to have this toolbar disabled or have it to hide/show depending on mouse prompt. Is there a built-in setting I could change to make this happen?

Would this solution here be my only option and would it work on Firefox MSIX? Finding the firefox profile on the Microsoft Store app is tricky.

Thank you.

Asked by fawlan 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Blinking Cursor - Insertion point to thin

I just upgraded to a 4k monitor and the blinking cursor is so thin I can not see it. I have adjusted the thickness in windows 10 with took care of the issue with Micros… (read more)

I just upgraded to a 4k monitor and the blinking cursor is so thin I can not see it. I have adjusted the thickness in windows 10 with took care of the issue with Microsoft applications but I can't figure out how to make it thicker in Firefox.

I've tried changing from Firefox theme to System theme but there was no change. Fonts is set to Segoe UI 17.

I have System theme -- auto enabled.

Any suggestions?

Asked by JD 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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emailing weblinks from Firefox using mail - need to pick alternate method

My new Windows 11 laptop forces me to use the "Mail" app to forward links by email using the "email a link to this page" utility feature in the Firefox toolbar Prior to … (read more)

My new Windows 11 laptop forces me to use the "Mail" app to forward links by email using the "email a link to this page" utility feature in the Firefox toolbar Prior to this, my old laptop would just use Outlook which was quicker/better.

The multi-step method using Mail was cumbersome so in trying to designate Outlook as the sending vehicle over Mail, I designated a non-performing solution which is now preventing me from emailing links (and captured webpage info) at all. I would like to migrate back to Mail or find the correct choice for Outlook but the "email a link to this page" in the Firefox toolbar does not work now as a result of my poor choice.

Anyone know how to fix this? I have "restored factory defaults" and other on the toolbar features but does not help. This was apparently an unrevocable choice.

John

Asked by John Buttles 1 week ago

Answered by James 1 week ago

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Certain text turned dark in my dark theme

FF is fully updated. I use the dark theme, no issues up til now. Suddenly text in certain sections of my browsing is dark. I've tried changing themes, using system color… (read more)

FF is fully updated. I use the dark theme, no issues up til now. Suddenly text in certain sections of my browsing is dark. I've tried changing themes, using system colors and not, nothing fixes it. I just want to be able to read all the text on my page again. See images for what I'm referring to. Any help is appreciated. Ff version 104.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10

Asked by BladedxRayne 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Hide / Disable saved logins Dropdown

Hey guys, is it possible to disable the "saved logins" dropdown, whenever a password/email field gets focus? (see image) I've already disabled "Autofill logins and passwo… (read more)

Hey guys,

is it possible to disable the "saved logins" dropdown, whenever a password/email field gets focus? (see image)

I've already disabled "Autofill logins and passwords", but that just disables not directly autofilling the field.

I want to disable this field, since I can still use saved logins via right click "use saved password", which i prefer.

Its no form field, i've already checked that + it occurs on all login pages.


The only options i've found where: "signon.showAutoCompleteOrigins" - hides from which website and "signon.showAutoCompleteFooter", which hides the lower part with "view saved logins"

Is there a way to disable this Dropdown completly, without loosing the auto save/ask to save new passwords?

Kind Regards


Firefox 104.0.1 (64-bit) - Fresh install (just imported logins)

Asked by Dschogo 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Is it possible to hide the MUTED text on muted tabs?

I use an addon to mute all tabs by default. The problem is that muted tabs have the MUTED text, which shrinks the size of the tab name/title. My old eyes can't deal with … (read more)

I use an addon to mute all tabs by default. The problem is that muted tabs have the MUTED text, which shrinks the size of the tab name/title. My old eyes can't deal with that very well.

Is there any way to prevent this text from showing up globally? Thanks.

Asked by baloney8sammich 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How can I create a fixed space on nav-bar?

In order to more convenient drag-and-drop interface, I need a fixed fixed space in nav-bar like Edge. For now we can add a flexible space on it. But it's flexible and it … (read more)

In order to more convenient drag-and-drop interface, I need a fixed fixed space in nav-bar like Edge. For now we can add a flexible space on it. But it's flexible and it will disappear when I use a side window. And I can't drag over titlebar-buttonbox-container Please help me. Thanks!

Asked by KK1 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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opt-out the saved passwords proposals

Hi, is there a config option to prevent the showing of user/pw proposals when opening a website for which user account data is saved? When i'm logging into a website with… (read more)

Hi,

is there a config option to prevent the showing of user/pw proposals when opening a website for which user account data is saved? When i'm logging into a website with already saved user data, i get account proposals (as ff saves the data "per domain", say if you have 3 accounts to one website, e.g. a test user, an administrator and a cms administrator, they are all presented where needed content may be...) see pict. I would like to opt out this behavior, as i have more than one website with 2 or more accounts.


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Asked by jth 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Mac top bar not accessible in fullscreen video mode

Hi! I recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox and Im liking it aside from this one thing. When Im watching a video in full screen, moving the cursor to the top do… (read more)

Hi! I recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox and Im liking it aside from this one thing. When Im watching a video in full screen, moving the cursor to the top doesnt pop up Macs top bar (File, Edit, ..... battery, time).

This sounds like a banality but I mainly watch videos while getting ready, working etc, and I really need to see the time! Im used to always keeping the cursor at the top to see it. I searched around in settings and forums but didnt find any fix. The only solution seems to be to not use full screen which I think we can all agree just sucks in a major way.

Im using MacOS Monterey 12.3.1 and Firefox 102.0.1. Is there a way to fix this or nah? Any info much appreciated!

Asked by katerina.hr4 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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How do I get my home page in Firefox on all my tabs?

Now on Firefox 100.0.1 On earlier versions of Firefox I was able to set a particular url for my home(opening) page. That is still true. However, on past versions I was … (read more)

Now on Firefox 100.0.1 On earlier versions of Firefox I was able to set a particular url for my home(opening) page. That is still true. However, on past versions I was also able to make *my home page* appear on every tab I opened. On the current edition I get a choice of only Firefox Home Page (default) or Blank page. I cannot get my home page on the new tab. How can I bypass the restrictions of the settings under Home to get my home page on every tab?

That the question I need an answer to. Everything below this is explanation of why I want this and a complaint about how Firefox changes things that I would appreciate being passed on to the developers.

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If I choose Firefox Home Page (default), I am *forced* to use the address box to put in my search terms. I have become accustomed to the various search engines with their splash screens - with the nice big search box in the middle of the screen (both horizontally and vertically). It is absolutely unnerving to me to try to type in the box in the middle and have nothing show up there but up above in the address box.

I am a project person in a multi-tasking world, which means whether I like it or not, I have to multitask too. For me to do this successfully, all my tools need to be where I expect and perform as I expect them. Even putting duckduckgo.com in the current home page/new window setting, doesn't get the duckduckgo splash page, but even though I'm not that technically advanced, I found a way of getting it in my home page window. However, the tabs section doesn't offer me an opportunity to put my own choice in.

I wish Firefox would stop tinkering with otherwise minor things. I understand fixing found vulnerabilities. I understand providing new services and technology when they're developed. But why force people to use search and tabs the way Firefox wants them to rather than the way the user is accustomed to.

Asked by bdjim 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Picture-in-picture missing

I started up my computer today; I tried to open up a youtube video in picture-in-picture add-on, but it wasn't there. I restarted my computer, completely closed firefox, … (read more)

I started up my computer today; I tried to open up a youtube video in picture-in-picture add-on, but it wasn't there. I restarted my computer, completely closed firefox, looked into settings for the picture-in-picture settings that are supposed to be under 'Browsing' in General but I can't find the settings for it there either. I have tried using other video sites, but nothing works.

Asked by crazyhobo117 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago