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How to move the Application Menu to the Left side of the screen

I have search and have seen screen shots. But not actually how to do it. In firefox the Application Menu "the three lines or the Hamburger." How do you move it to the Lef… (read more)

I have search and have seen screen shots. But not actually how to do it. In firefox the Application Menu "the three lines or the Hamburger." How do you move it to the Left side of the screen instead on the default location on the top right. Also please correct me if this is not possible. And thank you in advance. I am on the latest version and currently using windows 10.

Asked by Wil 2 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 2 months ago

Double Click to Mimimize Broken on Mac OS Sonoma

I have always been able to use the Mac setting to Double Click Title Bar to Minimize windows and it's always worked fine with Firefox. Until Sonoma, but with a stipulatio… (read more)

I have always been able to use the Mac setting to Double Click Title Bar to Minimize windows and it's always worked fine with Firefox. Until Sonoma, but with a stipulation.

It will not respond at all to a double click, but ONLY when I have chosen to show the title bar in Firefox. It works fine clicking in the tab plane as long as I have Show title bar turned off. This is a bit bizarre, but it appears a recent update of Firefox no longer works like that in Sonoma. Works fine on a Windows 10 machine and on a Mac running an older OS.

Note that I did do all the proper troubleshooting, reset Firefox, start in safe mode and all to no avail. When Show Title Bar is turned on, double click to minimize simply does not work.

Asked by info2825 1 month ago

Homemade Home Page and Virtual Filing Cabinet

I made a private homepage years ago made up entirely of links to web-based AND local folders and files that are grouped into columns of categories like banking, medical, … (read more)

I made a private homepage years ago made up entirely of links to web-based AND local folders and files that are grouped into columns of categories like banking, medical, insurance, budget, etc. I keep it off-line on my desktop. I wrote the code so I could place an external link to a bank for example, next to a local link to the folder on my computer where I download statement pdfs from that bank and other bank files. The web page links displays: MY BANK Chkng/Debit Statements Credit Card Statements Bank Information The top link goes to the bank web page on line while the three lower links open folders on my computer where I save pdfs, txt, images, etc from the bank. Firefox opens the folders as "Index of file:///C:(folder path).

My personal home page is laid out with groupings like this for all sorts of information and associated web links: broker, vendor invoices, medical test, taxes, social security, health insurance, subscriptions etc. Today we get .pdf files with all sorts of information and no help organizing it for easy access. The Firefox browser has become the perfect tool for me. But I learned HTML coding years ago! Not so easy to do for others.

Today, many entities have on-line access that provides downloads like invoices, test results, payments, subscriptions, and much more that replace paper. Creating folders to hold these documents with their own local links on your web/local homepage makes sense to me.

While you can use "File" on Firefox to open a local folder or individual file, you cannot save it as a link. However, you can copy the path and transfer that to an a href=" line of link code in your homepage and build on that method. It's amazing how many types of files can be displayed in a browser that are locally stored. Even a link to a spreadsheet file will open that spreadsheets application. Having a varied list of links with quick access is worth the code-writing time. I wish there was an app to help anyone make their own custom folders and links to the contents in a "my homepage.html" . Is there a product idea in there for you folks?

Asked by NYCPaull 2 months ago

How do I include page contents in URL bar history search?

I want firefox to not only cache the URL and page title, but also cache the page contents, so that if I do a URL bar search for a word that was only contained in a page t… (read more)

I want firefox to not only cache the URL and page title, but also cache the page contents, so that if I do a URL bar search for a word that was only contained in a page that a visited (not in the title or url) firefox finds it. Apparently chrome already does this. Why doesn't firefox? I can't even find a add-on that does this for firefox.

Asked by david.d.campbell 2 months ago

How to stop filename append (1) for existing file during add-on that uses WebExtensions API

I have tried multiple Firefox Extensions for saving images instead of using the default Right-click "Image Save as" function, so reduce steps. All of the extensions have … (read more)

I have tried multiple Firefox Extensions for saving images instead of using the default Right-click "Image Save as" function, so reduce steps. All of the extensions have the same issue. When the filename already exists, there is no failure but instead a (1) is appended to the end of the file name. No message/prompt either to skip/cancel. It just silently appends. And (2) (3) and so on.

Is this a limitation of the Firefox WebExtensions API? Is it not possible to return a verbose failure for existing filenames?

Asked by xenon2000 2 months ago

Please Help Us Learn!

Hello, After reading just a few questions and their answers here I realize that I'm never going to learn everything I need to know to feel comfortable or even enjoy usin… (read more)

Hello,

After reading just a few questions and their answers here I realize that I'm never going to learn everything I need to know to feel comfortable or even enjoy using my desktop computer. As for my cell phone, I've never liked using it and unless someone helps me learn how to use all the available features in Firefox (plus everything else in a smart phone which I call that stupid phone) then I will probably end up throwing it in the garbage and will sit in waiting rooms reading a book or magazine instead of doing whatever it is everyone else is doing on their phones. Most likely they're texting which I just learned how to do a few months ago. I never thought texting was necessary for me to know but now it seems to be the only way my adult children keep in touch these days.

How can I possibly learn everything I can or should do with Firefox? I barely know how to use all the basic features even though I've used Firefox for years. Your updates come so frequently that I will never be able to catch up! Why don't you offer some courses strictly for seniors who need a lot or even just a little bit of guidance when it comes to tackling technological issues? I dislike new technology but we have to use it, don't we? So, make life easier for us older folks and offer a few virtual courses to help us learn what we need to know. Come on Mozilla you can do it. You offer the technology now show us how to use it!

Thank you.

Asked by Muffers 5 1 month ago

Bookmarks Toolbar Popup Menu Padding, Color, and more.

Hi All, I'm trying to change the appearance of the "Bookmarks Toolbar / Chevron >>" popup menu, which (after version 88) has turned bright white with extra padding… (read more)

Hi All,

I'm trying to change the appearance of the "Bookmarks Toolbar / Chevron >>" popup menu, which (after version 88) has turned bright white with extra padding between menu items and rounded corners.

I'm a fan of system menus, so I would really like the popup menu to look like the regular bookmarks menu from the top menu bar (see attached image).

I also like the subtle chiseled vertical line separating the favicons and the descriptions, and the 1px gray border around the menu, plus square corners.

I took a guess at some of the variable names, but only the menu's background color has changed.

Maybe someone knows how to change other attributes such as border color, radius, menu-item-height, padding, and add in the 3D vertical column line?

Thank you!

Here is my first attempt at the code...

#PersonalToolbar menupopup {
  /* Text color */
  --menu-color: #000 !important;
  --arrowpanel-color: #000 !important;
  --panel-color: #000 !important;
  /* Background color */
  --menu-background-color:  #f0f0f0 !important;
  --arrowpanel-background: #f0f0f0 !important;
  --panel-background: #f0f0f0 !important;
  /* Border color (if any) */
  --menu-border-color: #606060 !important;  /* not working on boomarks toolbar menu */
  --menu-border: 1px !important;  /* not working on boomarks toolbar menu */
  --menu-border-radius: 0px !important;  /* not working on boomarks toolbar menu */
}
/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing (8 Sep 2021) ***/
menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menuitem, 
menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menu {
  padding-block: 0px !important; /* reduce to 3px, 2px, 1px or 0px as needed */ 
  min-height: unset !important; /* v92.0 - for padding below 4px */
}

Asked by Slouch 2 months ago

Open previous windows and tabs

OPEN PREVIOUS WINDOWS AND TABS is unchecked but upon startup firefox always tries to do this and I get an error message. Computer crashes, shutoffs, sleep mode and Firefo… (read more)

OPEN PREVIOUS WINDOWS AND TABS is unchecked but upon startup firefox always tries to do this and I get an error message. Computer crashes, shutoffs, sleep mode and Firefox wants to go to my previous windows and tabs : I HAVE IT UNCHECKED FOR A REASON, I DON'T WANT TO GO TO PREVIOUS TABS.

Asked by charma_craven 2 months ago

Dark mode for iOS is not dark enough yet

Is there any way to make Firefox iOS browser Dark Mode a little darker by avoiding the moments when it is loading or reloading a page and the screen is fully bright white… (read more)

Is there any way to make Firefox iOS browser Dark Mode a little darker by avoiding the moments when it is loading or reloading a page and the screen is fully bright white?

Asked by Foxfree99 2 months ago

Click shortcut for opening link in private mode

Hello, I'm looking for a way to add a shortcut, similar to: CTRL + Click = open link in new tab SHIFT + Click = open link in new window What I want it to do is open a l… (read more)

Hello, I'm looking for a way to add a shortcut, similar to:

CTRL + Click = open link in new tab SHIFT + Click = open link in new window

What I want it to do is open a link in a Private mode window, to avoid having to open the right-click menu.

I came across this person asking for something similar (they specifically want the private window to not appear on top, I do not care if it gets automatically focused or not) https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1317416

The only answer links to a list of "command line options" and points to the private ones. I understand how you can use these to change how the Firefox shortcut behaves, or to open Firefox in a specific way from the "Run" command, but I do not know how, or if it is even possible to apply these settings to a specific shortcut-click combination.

Asked by deramos603 2 months ago

userchrome.js: how to get notified when tabs open and close?

I've recently started using the Tree Style Tab extension, and I'm finding it useful, but I'd like it if the list of tabs could be automatically hidden when only one tab i… (read more)

I've recently started using the Tree Style Tab extension, and I'm finding it useful, but I'd like it if the list of tabs could be automatically hidden when only one tab is open (and automatically shown when more than one tab is open).

I hoped to write an extension to do this, but opening the sidebar from an extension requires a user gesture, so I suspect I'll have to use a userchrome.js script.

From a "userchrome.js"-like environment (i.e. unsandboxed AutoConfig), I can hide and show the sidebar with `SidebarUI.hide()` and `SidebarUI.show("treestyletab_piro_sakura_ne_jp-sidebar-action")`, and I can examine the tabs open in the current window via `gBrowser.tabs`, but I can't see how to get notified when the number of tabs changes (replacing `gBrowser.tabs` with a proxy doesn't work, for example). I suppose I could just check every few seconds? That feels like a bit of a cop-out, though, and gets more and more inefficient the more windows are open.

There's an API for extensions to receive events when tabs open and close, so clearly this is possible. Where should I be looking for this functionality?

(I also don't know how I would go about unregistering an event listener (or cancelling a setInterval call!) when the window closes, assuming that's necessary to avoid leaking resources – is there an event like `chrome-document-global-created` I could listen for, but that fires during teardown of the window rather than when one is created?)

Asked by ash 2 months ago

Lost personalization of Windows10 and Firefox after a power failure.

Re-booting following a power failure, I entered my pin & received a message something like, "Would you like to sign out? If you continue you risk losing personal data… (read more)

Re-booting following a power failure, I entered my pin & received a message something like, "Would you like to sign out? If you continue you risk losing personal data. You can protect your data by signing out, then signing in again". So I signed out, then signed in again and the boot proceeded but it was like a brand new installation. Desktop background was Windows blue, about half my desktop icons gone, all default apps reset, in Firefox all my plug-ins/extensions gone, all my bookmarks gone. And Windows Settings now won't let me set Firefox as the default browser and when FF offers to set itself as the default browser, that doesn't work either.

I've got the feeling this is some kind of identity issue gone awry but I don't know how to fix it. Hoping someone on this forum recognizes the problem, and knows a solution. Thanks for any help offered.

Asked by vimy100 2 months ago

Offidocs

How do I get rid of this on my Firefox browser it keeps coming up all the time??? https://www.offidocs.com/media/system/app/view_edit_pdfeditor_nav.php?myServerhost=tut&… (read more)

Asked by thinkingofhow 2 months ago

How do we disable QUIC with the latest ADMX or via registry entry on Windows 10

Hello, How can we disable QUIC with the latest ADMX or via registry entry on Windows 10. I see not settings under ADMX that can assist in doing so. I dont mind implemen… (read more)

Hello, How can we disable QUIC with the latest ADMX or via registry entry on Windows 10. I see not settings under ADMX that can assist in doing so. I dont mind implementing a registry entry in GPO as well.

Thanks

Asked by joel.escutia 2 months ago