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Text Encoding default

I want to change text encoding so it defaults to Unicode. If I use the [alt] key then the View tab I can change it from Western but it reverts back after closing the page… (read more)

I want to change text encoding so it defaults to Unicode. If I use the [alt] key then the View tab I can change it from Western but it reverts back after closing the page. Sometimes that does not work because the Text Encoding option in the View tab is greyed out. The About Firefox window says I am up to date with 83.0 (64bit).

Asked by scrumble1 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 months ago

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Firefox "Save as" file list: Why are folders no longer at top?

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list w… (read more)

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list with directories mixed in alphabetically, rather than at the top. This is new behavior to me; I don't know if it's new with v83 (I was previously running v82), or if it's a KDE implementation issue.

Either way, I HATE having to scroll down through page after page of files and folders to find my destination folder. Since the dialog box also incorporates full-row select, I can't even click in the file list and type the first letter of my destination folder.

Please tell me there is a way to change this behavior and have Firefox's "Save as" dialog sort the files with directories at the top!

Thanks.

Asked by ExFido 1 year ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 11 months ago

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Option to revert new zoom feature?

Is there any way to revert from the pinch zoom back to the full screen zoom? I know that you can do the css full screen zoom via ctrl + pinch, but it seems much more lagg… (read more)

Is there any way to revert from the pinch zoom back to the full screen zoom? I know that you can do the css full screen zoom via ctrl + pinch, but it seems much more laggy and slow than in older versions of Firefox. Is there some about:config option I can use to revert it? Or is it just baked in now.

Asked by Alex 1 year ago

Last reply by Martin 11 months ago

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Page zooming

Hi! Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around t… (read more)

Hi!

Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around the cursor. Any help?

Please see the referenced pictures Thanks.

Asked by marius_1296 1 year ago

Last reply by Martin 11 months ago

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I am trying to get Duckduckgo as my default search engine in Firefox.

Hi- I am trying to switch from Google to Duckduckgo as my default firefox serach engine. I successfully downloaded the add on and it is now enabled on firefox in the add… (read more)

Hi- I am trying to switch from Google to Duckduckgo as my default firefox serach engine. I successfully downloaded the add on and it is now enabled on firefox in the add on section. It installed fine. That said, when I click on my magnifying glass in the search bar, it shows only the prior search engines, Norton Safe search, Discover Now, and Google. There is no Duckduckgo option to select and save as the default. What is wrong?

Asked by bbvette 12 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 months ago

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Change firefox cache directory v93.0

hi, As this thread indicates it is necessary to set browser.cache.disk.parent_directory in about:config. Unfortunately it has no effect and cache is store in profile in … (read more)

hi, As this thread indicates it is necessary to set browser.cache.disk.parent_directory in about:config. Unfortunately it has no effect and cache is store in profile in AppData/Local/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/{profile} directory on windows. I used that feature in the past and it worked. Is this feature removed or is there a bug?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/768867

Thanks

Asked by joe139 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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browser has no toolbar

There is litterally nothing. No back button, no search bar, no URL address bar, no options or history buttons, not even the minimize or close buttons...nothing...just bla… (read more)

There is litterally nothing. No back button, no search bar, no URL address bar, no options or history buttons, not even the minimize or close buttons...nothing...just blank white screen at the top of the window...help?

Asked by cashbailey90 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Favicons in bookmark bar blurry after changing size

Hello! I've change the size of the icons in the bookmark bar by using the userChrome.css which now has personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-icon { heigh… (read more)

Hello!

I've change the size of the icons in the bookmark bar by using the userChrome.css which now has

  1. personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-icon { height:25px !important; width:25px !important; }

I've increased the height and the width for larger size of the icons since my bookmarks don't have text. The problem is that some of the become blurry after the enlargement. I've tried to force refresh the favicons by Ctrl+F5 and also deleting the cache, but it still does not work.

I know that favicons are usually provided in 16x16 px and 32x32, but I don't see how could I make firefox use the 32x32 version since it's using the 16x16 and enlarging it.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by juliangomezrod 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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I want to zoom by scrolling and holding ctrl

Since I got my new Laptop it won't let me zoom by holding ctrl and scrolling. I have already tried changing settings in advanced Preferences like mousewheel.with_control.… (read more)

Since I got my new Laptop it won't let me zoom by holding ctrl and scrolling. I have already tried changing settings in advanced Preferences like mousewheel.with_control.action . But nothing seems to work.

Asked by AIGHT555 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Picture-In-Picture button no longer launching, just pauses video on Youtube.

I literally happen right after Adobe popped up say Supports is ending. I unpopped out my video to read it because it popped up. I went back to play the video and go PIP m… (read more)

I literally happen right after Adobe popped up say Supports is ending. I unpopped out my video to read it because it popped up. I went back to play the video and go PIP mode and nothing. I click the button overly and pauses the video.

Asked by mrbunnylamakins 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Can I have Firefox ask before closing private windows with multiple tabs?

To better control my browsing history and what sites are allowed to leave behind cookies, I primarily use private windows when I browse. I've used private windows in this… (read more)

To better control my browsing history and what sites are allowed to leave behind cookies, I primarily use private windows when I browse. I've used private windows in this manner for years, I find them quite useful, however, this means when I accidentally hit that big X at the top right corner, I have nothing but my horrible memory to rely on in trying to restore some of what was rather suddenly lost.

For years I've had Firefox ask before closing windows with multiple tabs, a feature I've found quite useful. Is there any way I can set Firefox behave the same towards private windows?

Please don't respond with the obvious "just stop using private windows". Were that to be a worthy solution, I wouldn't be asking this. I'm not about to sacrifice the benefits of private windows that motivated me to use them in the first place, I just wanna know if I can prevent the consequential loss of tabs I've experienced from it.

(p.s. I've now twice typed this question out in private windows before accidentally closing them, first trying to open the menu to double check my browser version, and second by hitting CTRL-W)

Thank you all, and I hope you have a wonderful day.

Asked by Grayvee 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago