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How to remove timestamp printing at footnote?

Sometimes we use data from e-mail (on smartphone) but have to print and sign "hard copy" and file it. But if You print it next day or even couple hours later, audit will … (read more)

Sometimes we use data from e-mail (on smartphone) but have to print and sign "hard copy" and file it. But if You print it next day or even couple hours later, audit will open an "issue" - letter printed (data obtained) later than the procedure was done.

Asked by o.berzoy 2 months ago

How to convert old sessions from "sessionstore.js" to the newer "sessionstore.jsonlz4" format files

Story Time aka Scrambled mess So, for the Longest time I've had a Bunch of old sessionstore.js backed up and since I had to reset my Windows a couple of days ago, I thoug… (read more)

Story Time aka Scrambled mess

So, for the Longest time I've had a Bunch of old sessionstore.js backed up and since I had to reset my Windows a couple of days ago, I thought about going through them and deleting what I don't need/saving what I do need. Problem is that the most recent version of FF use sessionstore.jsonlz4. I tried as hard as I could to make the .js work, but nothing work. I tried to convert the .js to .jsonlz4, but of course that did not work either. The only thing useful I found was this Scrounger that finds the websites within the .js so you can manually save them... But that's not good enough for me. So I thought "Wait a minute... .js was used by old version of FF, then FF updated and started using .jsonlz4... but what about... everyone that was using the old version when it converted ? Wouldn't FF itself convert the .js to .jsonlz4 automatically if you upgrade from an older version ???" So I download a portable version of FF 52, open it up for the first time, set it to remember my last session, close it, copy and old sessionstore.js from my backups and paste it into the portable's profile folder and VOILA it magically worked !!! This was the first Win I've had IN A WHILE so I really needed it. Now I am still in the process of doing it but theoretically you can copy the profile from the portable to your main installation of FF. Oh and as a bonus, you can go to about:profiles, create a new profile and replace its contents with the portable one's.

My Solution

  1. Preferably download an old Portable version of Firefox (I used this site and got Version 52 but you are free to use whatever you want).
  2. Launch the portable version and navigate to the settings to select it to Remember your last session.
  3. Find the Portable's Profiles folder, not your main installation of FF.
  4. While FF is closed, Paste your old sessionstore.js file into the Portable's Profiles folder, overwriting the existing one it had. (theoretically you can also restore your sessions with your old previous.js and recovery.js/bak files by renaming them to sessionstore.js and putting them in Portable's Profiles folder.
  5. Open Portable FF and you Should see your old session. Now open the Menu Bar with Alt -> Help -> About Firefox -> Update Firefox -> Restart Firefox.
  6. I suggest Updating Portable FF multiple times until you reach the current version, but FF 55 or something should be enough but hey, there's nothing wrong with being safe.
  7. At this point you should have a FF profile with your old session in the new .jsonlz4 format. But why stop there ? Open your regular version of FF that you have installed (aka Not the Portable one) and type about:profiles in the URL bar.
  8. Select Create New Profile. Now you have 2 options: A. Copy the Profile folder from the Portable FF into normal FF's Folder for the profiles, or B. just select Finish and paste the contents of the Portable Profile's folder in the newly created profile in the normal FF. Oh and you can rename the profile too to something like "old sessions"
  9. After doing that, in about:profiles it will change the Default profile to the newly created, I suggest changing it back to the one you were using. Click Launch Profile in new browser.
  10. From there you can decide how you want to save that session. You can sign in to your FF account and sync it with your main and those tabs will be in "Synced Tabs".

.....Sorry for the mess, I am not good at explaining things and I try to be thorough.

Improve my solution

I guess you can improve whole thing by finding exactly the last version that used sessionstore.js so you only have to update Once to get the sessionstore.jsonlz4.

Asked by MainGoldDragon 2 months ago

is seo for mozilla or chrome different?

I am working at Tiklacars. SEO procedure is differnet for mozilla firefox and google chrome? I need tips from experts to guide me about SEO regarding mozilla. … (read more)

I am working at Tiklacars. SEO procedure is differnet for mozilla firefox and google chrome? I need tips from experts to guide me about SEO regarding mozilla.

Asked by quest4code 2 months ago

Error in playing local videos

Hey! previously i was able to play local video files in firebox browser but after 87.0 update when i open with firefox browser it opens a dialog to select open with and s… (read more)

Hey! previously i was able to play local video files in firebox browser but after 87.0 update when i open with firefox browser it opens a dialog to select open with and save. When i selects open with firefox it opens a new tab and also opens the same dialog ... and it continues . And im not able to watch local videos in firebox browser.. Please tell me a solution guys,

Asked by yatinkumar0706 2 months ago

opening camera view with raw IP automatically

I have the FF UID and PW saved, FF automatically enters the UID (admin) & PW w/ dots, but the live camara view will not open until I click Login, press enter key, or … (read more)

I have the FF UID and PW saved, FF automatically enters the UID (admin) & PW w/ dots, but the live camara view will not open until I click Login, press enter key, or basically do a carriage return.

I have other websites that automatically load with UID & PW (Creds) = feature of FF via Logins and Passwords.

Please Help!

Asked by jayindy58 2 months ago

Is it any way to automate web page saving?

I develop some applications on MS .NET (Vb.NET & C#). Is it any way to automate process (i.e. browse to page and save pages as...)? I can download pages directly us… (read more)

I develop some applications on MS .NET (Vb.NET & C#). Is it any way to automate process (i.e. browse to page and save pages as...)? I can download pages directly using .NET library but I want to save data using saved passwords and session variables in Firefox browser. Are there .COM or .NET libraries available for Mozilla Developers for personal use?

Thanks

Asked by UriF 1 month ago

Firefox Page Info window - Cannot save media any longer... :-(

Dear All With the update of FireFox, I cannot longer save media (pictures, videos) from the Firefox Page Info window: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-page-in… (read more)

Dear All With the update of FireFox, I cannot longer save media (pictures, videos) from the Firefox Page Info window: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-page-info-window Until the last update, I could right click on a window to open the Page Info window. There I could select "Media" and save pics and videos. With this new update, the small icons are gone and I cannot longer save these items. Any suggestions? Thank you very much beforehand! Best regards. F.

Asked by filip.mulkens 1 month ago

Persistent window tab configurations

Hello, I tend to have Firefox running with two multi-account containers - one for work and one for personal accounts. Typically I tend to have a window open with work tab… (read more)

Hello,

I tend to have Firefox running with two multi-account containers - one for work and one for personal accounts. Typically I tend to have a window open with work tabs and a separate window with personal tabs. Often I close this and recall them with ctrl+shift+n. However I sometimes find that popups will get into the stack of closed windows - either things like paypal pop-outs or Visual Studio starting a browser when debugging. Done enough times I loose the window (and all the tabs) that I previously had (as the stack of closed windows only seems to hold 2-3 windows).

Is there any way to mark a window / tab configuration as 'persistent' so that even if I close that window & open others I can restore that particular window / tab configuration? Ideally without having to manually save it somewhere each time - I tend to like to just pick up with personal work where I left off rather than saving a set of default tabs.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by chrissinclair1951991 1 month ago

How can I create hotkeys/abbreviations for autocompleting full words & phrases for repetitive text, ie email addresses, etc.?

Answer the question "How can I create hotkeys/ special abbreviations for autocompleting full words & phrases for repetitive text (NOT for autofill on forms which I un… (read more)

Answer the question "How can I create hotkeys/ special abbreviations for autocompleting full words & phrases for repetitive text (NOT for autofill on forms which I understand), ie email addresses in FF, etc.?

Apologies if this has a tech name I am not familiar with.

Asked by TADDSTER 1 month ago

Firefox narrator not shown for traditional Chinese

I am using Firefox on MacOS. When I use reader mode, narrator icon is not shown for traditional Chinese pages. For example, following are the same wikipedia topic in dif… (read more)

I am using Firefox on MacOS. When I use reader mode, narrator icon is not shown for traditional Chinese pages.

For example, following are the same wikipedia topic in different languages:

  1. English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Xie
  2. Japanese: https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A3%AB%E7%87%AE_(%E4%BA%A4%E9%98%AF%E5%A4%AA%E5%AE%88)
  3. Chinese(simplify): https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A3%AB%E7%87%AE_(%E4%B8%89%E5%9B%BD)
  4. Chinese(traditional): https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-hk/%E5%A3%AB%E7%87%AE_(%E4%B8%89%E5%9B%BD)
  5. Chinese(traditional): https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%A3%AB%E7%87%AE_(%E4%B8%89%E5%9B%BD)

Narrator work for 1 to 3, but not 4 and 5. The narrator icon do not show in reader view. Anyway to fix it?

Asked by JS 1 month ago

Using VPN with my hotspot

I want to access using my hotspot on my cell phone. The mozilla vpn prevents this. I have to turn the VPN off to get out on the hotspot. How do I get the VPN to follow … (read more)

I want to access using my hotspot on my cell phone. The mozilla vpn prevents this. I have to turn the VPN off to get out on the hotspot. How do I get the VPN to follow my hotspot connection to get the protection and the higher speed of the the hotspot?

Asked by hollis.paul 1 month ago

Is there a way to backup 'Cookies and Site Data' so if a refresh is needed, all permissions aren't lost

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I d… (read more)

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I did a refresh resently, all that was lost. The best I can do currently is to have wordpad open and manually type each line out in my exceptions and then if needed in the future, I could copy and paste. There might be a better way that I do not know. I do know by default, the 'Managed Exceptions' under 'Cookies and Site Data' does not save if 'Refreshed'. Please address a better process and not my choice on blocking all cookies, thank you.

Asked by Philip 1 month ago

Inadequate icon on macOS 11 Big Sur (and future)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the ol… (read more)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the old design (which makes Firefox seem like something out of date and not very obsolete in appearance, while in reality it is a concentrate of care and progress).

The user observes the evolution of an app from the thick icon design, so I can't explain how Firefox can still own its design (which unfortunately doesn't align with the dock). On iOS / iPadOS you have the appropriate icon, why not transfer it directly to macOS Big Sur at this point (thus unifying the interface itself)?

Nothing to say about the rest, you are fabulous and the best (I just suggest a hint of transparency in the panel bar).

With regard

Asked by Kikko90 1 month ago

Plus signs when searching from adress bar

When searching for a phrase with an OpenSearch-Engine on DeepL, then plus signs "+" appear between words. You can get the Deepl Search-Engine from Mycroft. Any ideas how … (read more)

When searching for a phrase with an OpenSearch-Engine on DeepL, then plus signs "+" appear between words. You can get the Deepl Search-Engine from Mycroft.

Any ideas how to remove those plus signs in order to be able to translate phrases?

Observed on Firefox 88.0 on Ubuntu 20.10.

Asked by D 1 month ago

Sending an email from Acrobat

When I have a PDF open that was downloaded via Firefox 88.0.1 64 bit and I click an email address on the PDF to send the file to that email address I always get the selec… (read more)

When I have a PDF open that was downloaded via Firefox 88.0.1 64 bit and I click an email address on the PDF to send the file to that email address I always get the select email client dialog. I've set the default email client in Firefox and in Windows and have clicked "Always use this application to open mailto links" but I still get this pop up.

Does anyone have a suggestion?

Asked by Kyle Bowers 1 month ago