Search results links won't open in new tab.

I have my Firefox settings to open search results links in a new tab. I can get this to happen with Google, but I *rarely* use it. I prefer Bing. My settings are for link… (read more)

I have my Firefox settings to open search results links in a new tab. I can get this to happen with Google, but I *rarely* use it. I prefer Bing. My settings are for links to open in a new tab, and they won't do that with Bing.

I have read what others have suggested about fixing this problem. I made changes in about:config with no result. I opened in Firefox safe mode and didn't find anything on my own. Will check out any tips though.

This has only recently become an issue. I know that Ads have always opened in the same tab and I do not care to right-click or use ctrl.

Another issue I suddenly had with the latest new design update was that when I used the Bing search box, it started switching to an address bar search. I was able to fix that.

Anyone know a sure cure?

Asked by rodojen 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 minutes ago

Changes to my home page and bookmarks

My homepage now has two toolbars at the top of the page and I can't remove the second - it says Guardian news etc. etc. The layout of bookmarks has also changed - no colo… (read more)

My homepage now has two toolbars at the top of the page and I can't remove the second - it says Guardian news etc. etc. The layout of bookmarks has also changed - no colour on the folders (not a huge problem) but the spacing between entries is larger which makes it hard to access the entire list. Can anyone help please?

Asked by ra.james@btinternet.com 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 minutes ago

Icons In Header Area Impossible to See In New Format

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently. I am not sure what td47 means as I don't … (read more)

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently.

I am not sure what td47 means as I don't have this issue as I only use DuckDuckGo which is there when open a new tab.

What want to know how you get the icons in the header of the screen to be "seeable". I believe with my header I always had white print which is now nearly invisible. Not only that but all the icons up there shrank and became outlines only instead of solid objects! I have cats batik_01 theme. It seems all the themes I have ever used had write print but I got by ok til now. Is it that I have to have a lighter toned theme in order to see everything up there again or what?

I'd take a screenshot but you can't of the header/or I don't know how to do this.

Asked by tek360 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 minutes ago

Search bars in a New tab

When I create a New Tab it no longer comes with an active search bar in the centre of the screen in addition to the one at the top of screen. How can I get it back? … (read more)

When I create a New Tab it no longer comes with an active search bar in the centre of the screen in addition to the one at the top of screen. How can I get it back?

Asked by jhillmore00 2 hours ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 hour ago

Netflix, Youtube not going fullscreen

For about a week now, I have been having issues using netflix and youtube with firefox. I have tried answers provided in other questions, such as emptying the cache and c… (read more)

For about a week now, I have been having issues using netflix and youtube with firefox. I have tried answers provided in other questions, such as emptying the cache and clearing cookies - which works! But only until I leave the page or change what I am watching. Netflix is especially frustrating as it requires me to go to netflix.com/clearcookies every time I use it - which means I also have to re-log in.

I have no idea why this is happening and am getting increasingly frustrated. The problem appears in safe-mode (troubleshooting mode) and I cannot find a permanent solution. Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by thomas.g.westra 15 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

What is "syncronisation"?

My mail to an American e-mailaddress is blocked and i have got the advice to put in the address in the addressfield by hand and/or check my syncronisation and i have no c… (read more)

My mail to an American e-mailaddress is blocked and i have got the advice to put in the address in the addressfield by hand and/or check my syncronisation and i have no clue of what that is. Please explain in A VERY EASY WAY TO UNDERSTAND AS I*M A NOVICE AT COMPUTING.

Asked by njm 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Defult search location

My mother asked me to help fix a problem on her Macintosh firefox browser. I googled it to death and now I'm here. She is use to her firefox home page search bar display… (read more)

My mother asked me to help fix a problem on her Macintosh firefox browser. I googled it to death and now I'm here. She is use to her firefox home page search bar displaying the suggestions below the search bar. Her firefox homepage, google search bar(in the middle of the screen), now, once you start to type it jumps to the address bar / search bar (at the top). How do I make the firefox homepage search suggestions stay under the firefox homepage search bar rather then jump to the top address bar location when I start to type in the home screen search bar (middle of the screen). Note: another user prefers the address bar to search, so both options need to be available. I hope I was able to describe my problem well enough to get it solved. Best wishes!

Asked by julybrian 6 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 hours ago

how to allow popups in my browser?

I made a payment online, & when I tried to print a receipt I got a notice that the popup was blocked. How do I unblock that? I wasn't aware that I have a block on thi… (read more)

I made a payment online, & when I tried to print a receipt I got a notice that the popup was blocked. How do I unblock that? I wasn't aware that I have a block on this browser. Thanks for your help!

Asked by pcarson77 9 hours ago

Last reply by ShenLoong99 7 hours ago

Firefox 89 Unstable / Unusable

Following a recent update to version 89, a previously stable Firefox installation is now almost completely unusable. Just getting to the point of getting to this page whe… (read more)

Following a recent update to version 89, a previously stable Firefox installation is now almost completely unusable. Just getting to the point of getting to this page where I am writing this post has seen THREE Firefox crashes, as switching tab to my email so as to get the verification code for my mozilla account was seemingly too much for Firefox to handle. Viewing Facebook messages and scrolling up to see comments made earlier in the day sees the layout of the page completely screwed up (main content shifted to bottom right corner, scrollbar shifted elsewhere, part of the page blank) and at that point trying to switch to another tab creates a strange hybrid situation where some of the contents from both tabs is merged together and is then the only content visible no matter which tab is then clicked on. Using Google Maps works for about 30 seconds and then the entire page flashes repeatedly with every move of the mouse, before this triggers a browser crash. I can be reading content on a news website and suddenly the tab crashes for no reason, and in most cases the browser then crashes thereafter. Restarting the browser and the news page tab will be shown and begin to load but then immediately crashes. These are just some of the issues that have occurred within just the past 2 hours, but this is a cumulative effect as Firefox has been becoming increasingly unstable to this point after updating to version 89 earlier in the week.... No other changes have been made since updating Firefox, here has been no Windows 10 updates, no other applications have been installed or updated, no other software has been either added or removed.

I could run the previous version of Firefox for several days, leaving the computer running but idle for a few hours each day, and still come back and resume where I had left off without issue. Now with Firefox 89 it is struggling to even go 30 minutes without tabs or the entire browser crashing. When can we expct a fix, or is there otherwise a way to roll back Firefox to version 88 without having to do a full uninstall/reinstall...?

Asked by mazeteam 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 7 hours ago

Entry field is locked

I cannot enter anything into the search field of the Firefox home page. If I go to Google.ca, it works fine. I have the same problem signing onto my bank's web site. I… (read more)

I cannot enter anything into the search field of the Firefox home page. If I go to Google.ca, it works fine. I have the same problem signing onto my bank's web site. I cannot enter anything into the field to take my debit card number. I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it to no avail. If I use the TAB button to go to the next field, it always skips the field I am having trouble with.

Asked by rjpoulton44 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 8 hours ago

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (read more)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 2 days ago

Last reply by wapachoo 9 hours ago

What content is required in userChrome.css to move the tabs bar under all other bars?

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does N… (read more)

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does NOT move the Tabs Bar below the Bookmarks Bar. The Bookmarks Bar appears to be overwritten and blank, and occupies space below the Menu Bar, Navigation Bar, and Tabs Bar. This empty space separates the three bars which are implemented and the content of the currently-selected tab below it.

Currently, my userChrome.css file is a copy posted by Corel-10 (?): __________________________________________________________________________________________________

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */ /* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */ /* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* ROOT - VARS */ /* you can adjust the CSS variables until it looks correct */ /* you can use the Browser Toolbox to get the toolbar heights */

  • |*:root {
 --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
 --tab-min-height: 25px !important;
 --tab-min-width:  60px !important;
 --tab-caption: -5px; /* caption buttons on tab bar */
 --tab-adjust:   3px; /* adjust tab bar */
 --menubar-height: 0px; /*30px|41px=11px; caption buttons on menubar*/
 --navbar-height:  31px; /*31px*/
 --bookmarkbar-height: 26px;
 --tabbar-top: calc(var(--menubar-height) + var(--navbar-height) + var(--bookmarkbar-height) + var(--tab-adjust)); /*89+*/

}

/* in case you enable extra toolbars in full screen mode */

  • |*:root[inFullscreen] {
 --tab-adjust: 3px;
 --menubar-height: 0px; /*30px*/
 --navbar-height:  31px; /*31px*/
 --bookmarkbar-height: 0px; /*26px*/
 --tabbar-top: calc(var(--menubar-height) + var(--navbar-height) + var(--bookmarkbar-height) + var(--tab-adjust)); /*89+*/

}

/* TAB BAR - below nav-bar */

  1. navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {-moz-box-ordinal-group:10}
  2. TabsToolbar {-moz-box-ordinal-group:1000}
  1. TabsToolbar {
 display: block !important;
 position: absolute !important;

/* bottom: 0 !important; /* 68-88: BOTTOM */

 top: var(--tabbar-top);  /* 89+: TOP */
 width: 100vw !important;

}

  1. tabbrowser-tabs {
 width: 100vw !important;

}

/* navigator-toolbox - PADDING */

  • |*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
 padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
 background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;

}

/* TabsToolbar with menubar and titlebar hidden - rules for Firefox 65-73 */

  • |*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"]):not([sizemode="maximized"])
#toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar{

}

/* TABS: height */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs,
  2. tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,

.tabbrowser-tabs[positionpinnedtabs] > .tabbrowser-tab[pinned] {

 min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 margin-bottom: 1px !important;
 box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
 background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
 color:            var(--toolbar-color) !important;
 z-index: 1 !important;

}

/* indicators *//*

  • |*:root[privatebrowsingmode=temporary] .private-browsing-indicator {
 position: absolute !important;
 display: block !important;
 right: 0px !important;
 bottom: 0px !important;
 width: 14px !important;
 pointer-events: none !important;

}

  • /

.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;} .accessibility-indicator {display: none !important;}

/* Indicators - HIDE *//*

  • |*:root:not([accessibilitymode]) .accessibility-indicator {display: none !important}
  • |*:root:not([privatebrowsingmode=temporary]) .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important}
  • /

/* Drag Space */ .titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"], .titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {

 width: 20px !important;

}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;
 margin-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
 margin-top: unset !important;

}

/* Hide window-controls and caption buttons on Tab Bar */

  1. TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}
  2. TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}

________________________________________________________________________________________________

Evidently, the text editor for this website does several things to the above original text that, frankly, seem unnecessary and undesirable. The .CSS file is just an unformatted text file, so what is the problem with simply copying its contents and pasting it in to the body of this post?

Which is also to say that I do NOT have a clue as to what any line in the file is meant to do, what effect it has, why it is even in the file at all, or why it is written in the way that it is. So DO NOT tell me that I "CAN" create a Cascading Style Sheet on my own when I cannot even modify one that has been provided.

On the face of it, something is missing from the above CSS text. What change needs to be made to the above content so that the Bookmark Bar will appear between the Navigation Bar and the Tabs Bar??

Thank-you very much for your time and attention to this request for assistance.

Asked by Blacklisted 1 day ago

Last reply by Lisi 10 hours ago

Tab bar has different look

I don't now what happened but my tab bar has a different look to it now. Possible a Firefox update changed the look of my tab bar, but nonetheless, it is now harder to se… (read more)

I don't now what happened but my tab bar has a different look to it now. Possible a Firefox update changed the look of my tab bar, but nonetheless, it is now harder to see the tab bar. It seems to have a more transparency look to it making it harder to see the tabs. How do I change the tab bar look to what it used to look like, which was easier to see? Can someone help? Thank you.

Asked by sciencemagic 18 hours ago

Last reply by joycekwc 10 hours ago

Roboform password keeper cannot fill in user or pw on Mozilla login page

This is for login to Mozilla and Firefox Sync. Roboform password keeper cannot fill in user or pw on Mozilla login page Please see below, this discussion with Roboform te… (read more)

This is for login to Mozilla and Firefox Sync.

Roboform password keeper cannot fill in user or pw on Mozilla login page

Please see below, this discussion with Roboform tech that RF cannot fill in username or pw on Mozilla login page. Is it really Mozilla’s intention to make it impossible for a password keeper program to store and login to Mozilla on the Firefox browser, but to force people to use some other browser to do such a login that customers may have to do several times a day?

“Thank you for your message. We have reviewed and responded to your message "RF sees no forms to fill on Mozilla Firefox login page" (#1059819).

========================================================

Natalia replied (2021/06/13 04:49 pm EDT): Hello.

Firefox prohibits access to this URL to extensions, so RoboForm cannot save a Login for this address when you visit it in Firefox.

If you try to use this URL in any other browser, you will be able to save a Login and then use it to log in your Firefox account.

========================================================

You wrote (2021/06/13 11:33 am EDT): RF sees no forms to fill on Mozzilla login page. I've tried reinstalling Moz and RF, no help. RF still works on other pages as always. There are some file(s) attached - Log in RFSS to see them.

========================================================

-- Best Regards, RoboForm Support”

Mozilla Support, I look forward to your reply. As it is now, I can only login to Mozilla using my long, strong pw, by copying it from secure storage location and pasting in...very slow and tedious. Thanks for your consideration.

Best regards, Tim Warlick

Asked by timothywarlick 16 hours ago

Last reply by JohnG 15 hours ago

Delete Watchguard

Something called Watchguard is blocking me from accessing sites I need. I didn't install this. I can't find it on the list of programs. I need to get it OFF my computer s… (read more)

Something called Watchguard is blocking me from accessing sites I need. I didn't install this. I can't find it on the list of programs. I need to get it OFF my computer so I can access things like my town's website. Does anyone know what to do?

Asked by arnoldj345 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 16 hours ago