Cann't login international account on MacOS

I download FF from [web] , when I decompress dmg file, i could login in my account. But when I move FF to mac application,I restart FF, it will become Chinese version(I i… (read more)

I download FF from [web] , when I decompress dmg file, i could login in my account. But when I move FF to mac application,I restart FF, it will become Chinese version(I in China, use vpn internet), when I click login, url will be https://accounts.firefox.com.cn, if I modify url, remove 'cn', type account, login, web will tip "working", but I cann't login success.

How to fix it, FF version 83.0, macOs 10.15

Asked by Potato 6 days ago

Some google features work only on private windows

Hello, it's been a few days since I noticed that google's "in-applets" don't work properly. In example, the answers that are built in to the results page ("People also as… (read more)

Hello, it's been a few days since I noticed that google's "in-applets" don't work properly. In example, the answers that are built in to the results page ("People also ask") can't be expanded, results for shopping searches at the top of the page can't be scrolled, business info has issues etc.

I deleted all my cache and cookies, disabled all my add ons, restarted in "safe mode" (add ons disabled), yet all the above work only on a private window (or with firefox when started to a different profile).

Any clue what can be the issue?

Thanks

Asked by theherod 1 week ago

Last reply by theherod 6 days ago

Manage tabs. A sea of tabs. Drowning in tabs. Going down for the third time. HELP!

Dear folks-- I am working on several large, complicated research projects with a lot of moving parts and many technical aspects that I barely understand. When I raise a q… (read more)

Dear folks-- I am working on several large, complicated research projects with a lot of moving parts and many technical aspects that I barely understand. When I raise a question, I normally open a bunch of tabs to papers, stackexchange sites, etc. I usually don’t end up with an unambiguous answer in a single session. I close the tabs that appear not to be useful, and leave the others open. So open tabs represent unfinished tasks to which I expect to return. Every time I try to close a bunch of tabs, I find unfinished tasks that still require research. I pretty much always end up creating more tabs than I close. And at some point it becomes easier to just search again than to find the open tabs I remember. I have tried to use open windows as sort of like thematic groups, with a little success. I work with three big monitors, and it is normal for me to have four or five Firefox windows open, each with its own tab set (all this under MS-Windows 10).

I just accidentally hit close and was asked if I was sure I wanted to close 4643 tabs. Yikes!

This isn’t getting out of hand, it's already out of hand. However, my tabs represent a summary and history of about six years of research. I want to keep them. But I don’t want to keep them like this.

I see that there are tab management capabilities built into Firefox that I have not been using. I also see that there are multiple extensions that offer additional capabilities. However I am more afraid than probably makes sense of adopting a solution that I do not fully understand, and either losing my tabs through inadvertence, or spending weeks organizing them under a new system only to discover that it lacks some crucial capability that I didn’t think to check for.

So I throw myself on the mercy of you, the wonderful Firefox help team, both volunteer and professional. I have tried to imagine a system that would let me organize my 4000+tabs with a sane amount of time and effort. I have produced a list of features that I think would let me do that. I would like to know if I can do all these things, either with native Firefox, or with Firefox and at most one additional add-on extension. Please forgive me if I am not using the proper terminology. I’ll try to be as clear as I can about the capabilities I am looking for.

1. Select multiple tabs at once and assign them to a new or existing tab group. 2. Name a group, have the name be visible in the tab bar, and assign a distinctive appearance to all the tabs in that group (maybe by color). 3. Collapse a group to one tab and reopen the tab to the group quickly and easily. 4. Save and close a tab group, and reopen it from some menu of saved tab groups. Save and close should eliminate the resource demand of the closed tab group. Collapse need not.

I could live with (4) without (3), provided the menu of saved groups has good visual design to remind me of what is there.

5. Convert an open window to a single tab group (if it is not already subdivided into groups). 6A. Name and save a window containing multiple tab groups. Close a single window. Open a closed named window, recreating the tab groups it contained. 6B. Alternatively, allow grouping tab groups into supergroups, name and save the supergroup, close and open supergroups, and convert a window containing tab groups into a supergroup. 7. Open any saved group in any open window. 8. All the instances of saving previously described should survive computer crashes, closure of an individual window, and closure of Firefox. Maybe sync to some cloud location? It is OK if closure of Firefox or a Firefox window throws away the tabs provided you get a warning and an opportunity to save, or provided that tab groups are periodically autosaved by default.

I really want something like all the capabilities described above, though I would accept equivalent functionality arranged in different categories than I have used. Here are three more that I regard as nice-to-have rather than must-have: 9. Sync my tabs with my back-up computer, another MS-Windows box with a lot of RAM. 10. Sync my tabs with my Android phone and tablet. 11. Multiple supergroup grouping layers.

I know I’m asking for a lot, but I really do think this is roughly the feature set required to maintain a large collection of tabs and tab groups across multiple Firefox windows. So I hope and believe that time invested in answering this question would be helpful to others similarly (if less extremely) situated, and perhaps to tab management extension designers as well.

Thanks! I look forward to hearing from you.

 --Beanxx

Asked by Beanxx 6 days ago

Blank top of the browser

Hi, Has anyone encountered random disappearing of the tool bar? Most of the time I have the browser in full-screen so I can't move it, while the top part disappears. I do… (read more)

Hi,

Has anyone encountered random disappearing of the tool bar? Most of the time I have the browser in full-screen so I can't move it, while the top part disappears. I don't have access to the tabs, settings, address bar, bookmarks etc. I noticed that it first started happening this week, and again today, after the update. I even checked for malware/viruses but nothing was detected. It's definitely not a problem with the monitor/screen, as I can move windows on top of the white area without any issues.

Asked by adam.boc91 6 days ago

Enlarged URL search bar

For ages now I have been using about:config to stop the URL bar becoming bigger when you click it in (see attached image), but my Firefox automatically updated yesterday … (read more)

For ages now I have been using about:config to stop the URL bar becoming bigger when you click it in (see attached image), but my Firefox automatically updated yesterday and I no longer have the option to stop this from happening. As well as becoming bigger when you click in it, the thing I find most annoying is that it automatically enlarges and flashes the cursor in the search bar when you click the new tab button, which I don't want as I mostly open a new tab to use the bookmark bar so have no need of the search bar at the point. Is there any way to stop this happening, please? I've been through loads of the options on about:config that used to work but seemingly no longer! I find it such a nuisance and just want it gone - any ideas?

Asked by olivia5 6 days ago

Firefox stopping Evernote Web Clipper from working

When trying to use Evernote web clipper add on the browser setting stop it from working. I cant tell from the error message which w=setting is causing the problem. The Lo… (read more)

When trying to use Evernote web clipper add on the browser setting stop it from working. I cant tell from the error message which w=setting is causing the problem. The Log records the following: Evernote Web Clipper 7.13.1.1-fdf32c3 Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.15; rv:81.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/81.0 Clipper core: 1.5.0-98592b5 Locale: en-US 3527416 experiments status: {

"SaveButtonPos_CLIPPER-1768": null,
"ClipTypeOrder_CLIPPER-1992": null

}

2020\11\19 18:47:01 LOG: ------ Button clicked ------- 2020\11\19 18:47:01 WRN: Unable to run in system tab https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks D.

Asked by dglenunga 6 days ago

Sync Search Engine

Hello, Could you add a feature that would allow us to sync our search engine with the associated shortcuts to Firefox Sync. I would love to see this feature added. Thank … (read more)

Hello,

Could you add a feature that would allow us to sync our search engine with the associated shortcuts to Firefox Sync.

I would love to see this feature added.

Thank you

Asked by V 6 days ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection. Strict setting

Hi I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to Strict. Some sites may throw you out if you select "I do not accept" (cookies). Some sites make a statement along the lines … (read more)

Hi

I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to Strict. Some sites may throw you out if you select "I do not accept" (cookies). Some sites make a statement along the lines "By using our service you are deemed to have accepted cookies". If in the former case I select "accept" or in the latter continue to use the site, would that override the Firefox "Strict" setting or would the Firefox Strict setting still block cookies etc?

My apologies if this is already answered elsewhere. I have looked at the help pages but much of this stuff is over my head.

Asked by Bewildered 6 days ago

opening a link in one tab

Hi, Firefox rearranged my options/settings, it's probably easy to set up,but I do not know how to do it. To the point. I searches for something in browser, I click on th… (read more)

Hi, Firefox rearranged my options/settings, it's probably easy to set up,but I do not know how to do it. To the point. I searches for something in browser, I click on the link ...and a new tab opens for me. Now browsing the internet, I have a million open and unnecessary tabs. I DON'T LIKE IT. How can i set it up as i had before i.e. clicking on the link, the page opened in the same tab and window??? I could use the buttons: go back to the previous page, or go to the next page.

Asked by darkknife543 6 days ago

Themes

Hi everyone. Im new on Firefox so i dont understand how to make a theme for it. Not the theme of the Tabs menu, but the main Tab when u create a new one. Is that possible… (read more)

Hi everyone. Im new on Firefox so i dont understand how to make a theme for it. Not the theme of the Tabs menu, but the main Tab when u create a new one. Is that possible, like on chrome that lags a lot nowadays?

Asked by Vladislav Roman 6 days ago

Instagram and VK stories not working (which includes video)

EN: I don't know what I did earlier, but I have this problem only on Mozilla browser. I tried to reinstall Mozilla but I still have that problem. Stories with photos are … (read more)

EN: I don't know what I did earlier, but I have this problem only on Mozilla browser. I tried to reinstall Mozilla but I still have that problem. Stories with photos are working good, but stories with video - not (but soundtrack playing on the background). How to fix this? I really like to use Mozilla and i don't want to use any other browser.

RU: Не знаю, что делал раньше, но истории работают не только в браузере Mozilla. Я пытался переустановить Mozilla, но проблема не исчезла. Сюжеты с фотографиями работают хорошо, а с видео - нет (а фоновая музыка играет). Как это исправить? Мне очень нравится использовать Mozilla, и я не хочу использовать какой-либо другой браузер.

Asked by minagon 6 days ago

Facebook Container

I am experiencing a Captcha problem on numerous websites. For example sending an email or query on a website where it is provided to do so under the Contact Us tab. I wou… (read more)

I am experiencing a Captcha problem on numerous websites. For example sending an email or query on a website where it is provided to do so under the Contact Us tab. I would type everything, hit submit, and the first notice that Captcha was required is the alert to say Captcha or reCaptcha has not been recognized (or other wording to that effect). Is it possible that the add-on from Firefox for this app is causing the problem on my Windows 10 desktop computer.

Asked by janenejacobs5 6 days ago

New profile for work has same bookmarks as personal profile - editing one changes the other

I created a 2nd profile for use at work. Initially my new profile came up with my personal bookmarks toolbar - which I use a lot. I assumed (bad idea) this was a copy and… (read more)

I created a 2nd profile for use at work. Initially my new profile came up with my personal bookmarks toolbar - which I use a lot. I assumed (bad idea) this was a copy and that I could edit it and modify it for work. It turned out that I was changing bookmarks toolbar for both profiles. I was hoping to use two different bookmarks toolbars one for each profile.

If my assumption was correct and I should be able to have independent profiles where did I go wrong?

Asked by Paul 6 days ago

YouTube Signin issue ?

Youtube not signing in ? Working fine without any issue in Edge and other Browsers. Please see Screenshots : You can see in firefox youtube options is limited seems li… (read more)

Youtube not signing in ? Working fine without any issue in Edge and other Browsers. Please see Screenshots :

You can see in firefox youtube options is limited seems like im not even signed in even tho its saying i am...

when i click on history asking me to login.


In Edge everything is okay.


i have tried to uninstall firefox.. But i backed up and restore same settings >_< so same issue


i need my bookmarks and browsing history :(

i dont want to start fresh without the old data.

Asked by dominique.banane 6 days ago

Open Link In New Tab - PDF Files

Hi, PDF File handling has recently changed - For the worse for me and it's become really frustrating. When I right click a PDF file link and select "open link in new tab"… (read more)

Hi, PDF File handling has recently changed - For the worse for me and it's become really frustrating.

When I right click a PDF file link and select "open link in new tab", why does Firefox then ask me how I want to treat the file? I just asked it to open the file in a new tab, so it should be obvious what I want to do - asking again is illogical.

Not only that, before the file handling dialog box, it opens a new tab next to the tab I'm in and then closes it when the dialog box appears - When I select the unnecessary "open in Firefox" (I just asked it to open in a new tab), it now creates a new tab at the END of my tabs and steals focus.

I also get the file handling dialog box when I ask to "save link as", when logically I should just get the save location dialog box.

How do I get the old behaviour back?

Thanks folks

Asked by clive15 1 month ago

Last reply by clive15 6 days ago

Unable to post in YouTube chat window

Recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube windows. I've been able to in the past then all of a sudden I started getting an "Error, try again" message. Below is one … (read more)

Recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube windows. I've been able to in the past then all of a sudden I started getting an "Error, try again" message. Below is one URL, but I've tried others and get the same message. Any clues? I've disabled all the extensions and no luck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuoy96nMcUk

Asked by starmanjb 6 days ago

One-click search buttons no longer perform searches with just one click

When I updated to the latest version of Firefox (83.0), I noticed that the process searching with the address bar had changed a bit. Before the update I would type text … (read more)

When I updated to the latest version of Firefox (83.0), I noticed that the process searching with the address bar had changed a bit. Before the update I would type text into the address bar, click one of the search buttons, and then see the results right away. Now I have to type text into the address bar, click one of the search buttons, and then press <ENTER>. How can I get the previous behavior back? Those buttons along the address bar drop-down are called one-click search buttons for a reason.

Asked by Dave 6 days ago

NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes

Hello FAQ Is this variable NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes necessery for use firefox? We have Problems when the setting has Value=yes? Can i use Firefox without this variable or ha… (read more)

Hello FAQ Is this variable NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes necessery for use firefox? We have Problems when the setting has Value=yes? Can i use Firefox without this variable or have we problems with the security? Regards Daniel

Asked by daniel.morf 6 days ago