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Search engine does not open in new tab?

Hi; Search engine does not open in new tab. This is not how it used to work. Not sure when this started, possibly when windows updated to Win11(2 weeks ago), but not sure… (read more)

Hi; Search engine does not open in new tab. This is not how it used to work. Not sure when this started, possibly when windows updated to Win11(2 weeks ago), but not sure. I think there used to be a setting for opening a search in new tab, but I can not find it. I have "Add search bar in toolbar" checked. I use DDG as search engine. I did lookup in FF help but found 10yr old answers. I am sure many things have changed since then.

Also when searching FF help is there a way to sort by newest first?

TIA

Asked by newdino 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Bookmark Backups

To whom this may concern, I am requiring about getting back bookmarks I recently just lost. I had a list close to 3000 of them, however I reformatted my PC and found out … (read more)

To whom this may concern, I am requiring about getting back bookmarks I recently just lost. I had a list close to 3000 of them, however I reformatted my PC and found out there weren't being synced recently and don't have the bookmark backups in my file list anywhere. Have tried many data recovery software to no avail, if there's a possibility I could have access to my last few bookmark updates to the cloud that would save many headaches Thanking you

Asked by eijatv 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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How to ignore the "Reduce motion" option set in the OS?

I have enabled the "Reduce motion" in macOS to limit animations when using app exposé or switching between desktops. Firefox seems to read this option from the OS and lim… (read more)

I have enabled the "Reduce motion" in macOS to limit animations when using app exposé or switching between desktops. Firefox seems to read this option from the OS and limit its animations, such as the loading animation shown next to a tab description when loading a window.

Is there an option to ignore the OS settings and enable all animations in Firefox?

Asked by mahdi.nazemi 4 months ago

Answered by mahdi.nazemi 4 months ago

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White and Black blocks appearing together with mouse movement

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sq… (read more)

Hi, Description: Sometimes when I move my cursour over certain elements on a website, black or white Blocks appear. These Blocks are always rectangular but usually not sqare. Oftentimes the block will have Diagonal lines running up to the top left corner of the Box. The apperance seems to be connected to mouse movement. They pop up and dissapear only when the mouse is moved. And stay when they have appeard and the mouse isn't moved. Esspecially highliting things makes them occur. Example images are provided. Occurance: They are not limited to one website, though they don't seem to appear everywhere. Their occurace seems to be consistent. They are not limited to websites however. White boxes can also appear over highlighted text in the URL, regardless of the website. Example image is attatched The Boxes occur in no other Browser and in no other Programm. They have been there for a while, so it's not the version. Tried Fixes: I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. The boxes also appear in Private windows. I used the suggested feature for removing all settings and addons. Interestingly if I run firefox in Troubleshooting mode none of the Boxes appear.

Like I said, I only have these issues in the Firefox browser, so if it is a problem with my system itself I'd love to get your Ideas to what might cause them.

Asked by laurenz.j.schleicher 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Full screen video does not fill screen horizontally Mac

When I watch fullscreen videos in another browser (Chrome, Safari, etc.) on my Mac the video fills the entire screen. For some reason when doing the same in firefox the v… (read more)

When I watch fullscreen videos in another browser (Chrome, Safari, etc.) on my Mac the video fills the entire screen. For some reason when doing the same in firefox the video does not reach to fill the entire screen and instead only occupies the middle. I tried screenshotting to illustrate this behavior but the screenshot was restricted to this middle zone as well. It seems like somehow firefox is shrinking the display size when no other browser exhibits the same behavior.

It also seems like if I want I can drag the video window around in fullscreen moving the whole video player around my display. I shouldn't have to drag the thing around to get the video to play right.

Asked by Awesomepandapig 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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I received an email from m.onetrust.com "on behalf of Mozilla"

The email was a "no reply" referring to a "Request ID: NBRBLM37JG -request for an access code" with a link to a "privacy portal" (which wouldn't open). I don't know… (read more)

The email was a "no reply" referring to a "Request ID: NBRBLM37JG -request for an access code" with a link to a "privacy portal" (which wouldn't open).

I don't know why I got this and what (if anything) do I need to do. Do I need an access code? Should I block the one trust.com sender?

Asked by Anna Coffey-Noall 4 months ago

Answered by Anna Coffey-Noall 4 months ago

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Bookmark Multiple Tabs into A Single Folder Has Stopped Working

Several months ago I lost the ability to bookmark multiple tabs into a new Folder. When I perform the procedure and give the new folder a unique name, the selected bookma… (read more)

Several months ago I lost the ability to bookmark multiple tabs into a new Folder. When I perform the procedure and give the new folder a unique name, the selected bookmarks appear in the generic "Bookmarks Menu" section and the folder I specified with the unique name is created but is empty. Also, I cannot even store a single tab to an existing folder of Bookmarks. When I select the existing folder after CNTRL+D, the bookmark just goes to my generic "Bookmarks Menu" section and not to the existing folder I selected. I have reloaded Firefox but the problem continues. Can someone help me? Thanks.

Asked by bobdawsonvenice 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox cannot open profile

After upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 22.04, I attempted to import my old profile data into the new version of Firefox (118.0.2). All attempts following the instructions a… (read more)

After upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 22.04, I attempted to import my old profile data into the new version of Firefox (118.0.2). All attempts following the instructions at [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-fire...] failed.

Following the instructions at [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing...], I deleted the profile.ini file.

Since then, Firefox does not open. I still get the message "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." The only option is to press the OK button at which point, FIrefox closes.

There is no current information in the crash logs and I can't find any error logs.

Asked by Wayne Knight 4 months ago

Answered by Wayne Knight 4 months ago

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Can no longer view YouTube videos while in Firefox browser

I can no longer view YouTube videos in Firefox browser because they think I have some kind of add blocker installed. I have never installed such a thing and have no idea … (read more)

I can no longer view YouTube videos in Firefox browser because they think I have some kind of add blocker installed. I have never installed such a thing and have no idea how to fix what they are demanding I must fix in order to continue with YouTube in the FireFox browser. In the mean time I have to use some other unfamiliar browser just for YouTube. It appears that some kind of incompatibility has evolved in the recent two or three weeks between Firefox and YouTube.

Asked by timjurek 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Restore bookmarks from prior Firefox version - prior help posts cannot be followed

I just downloaded the new Firefox and replaced the old application. All my bookmarks are gone. When I go to Manage and Restore, it tells me to choose a file but I don't… (read more)

I just downloaded the new Firefox and replaced the old application. All my bookmarks are gone. When I go to Manage and Restore, it tells me to choose a file but I don't seem to have the file on my computer. Under library>application support there is no Firefox folder. There is a Mozilla folder, but the only thing in it is the "extensions" folder with one file. I have a backup of my full computer on a hard drive from before the download, but I can't seem to find a file there either. I don't think I ever specifically asked my computer to save the Bookmarks. Does it auto save in the application? Is there a way to restore the prior version of Firefox on my computer?

Asked by kate.kosoglow 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Amazon "alternate views" of products inop

In the image below you will see a large photo with thumbnails to its left. I should be able to "mouse-over" the thumbnails to access the related image, or simply click i… (read more)

In the image below you will see a large photo with thumbnails to its left. I should be able to "mouse-over" the thumbnails to access the related image, or simply click it... but yesterday that all stopped working in Firefox. I just installed "Brave" and it all works fine. Was there an update change that could cause the function to stop working? I haven't changed any settings, that I am aware of...3/4" Alphabet Mini Steel Branding Irons Kit for Hats, Wood Burning, DIY Beginner Adult Crafts Bullet Points (Original Font)

Asked by pgracer2022 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox spellcheck doesn't work for GMAIL

Dear community, as per title, my spellcheck is enabled but it doesn't work and the right-click contextual menu does not appear but this happens only when I write emails o… (read more)

Dear community, as per title, my spellcheck is enabled but it doesn't work and the right-click contextual menu does not appear but this happens only when I write emails on the GMAIL webapp.

I have the checkbox in the settings ticked. I have the about:config layout.spellcheck entry set to 2. I have installed multiple dictionaries (and yes, they are dictionaries and NOT language packs).

Even if all looks correct, the spellcheck doesn't work; moreover, the contextual menu that should appear when I right-click to select the language is not there.

I mean, it works whilst I am writing this message but not on the GMAIL webapp.

I am on Windows. On the same machine I have 2 accounts (one personal and one for work) and the other account works flawlessly on the GMAIL webapp.

Am I missing something?

Thank you very much for the help  :)

Kindest regards Eugenio

Asked by Apache81 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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LOST DATA

I had issues with my computer which got me into a situation where i had to delete all partitions of my drives, starting from 0. Signing in my firefox account in a fresh w… (read more)

I had issues with my computer which got me into a situation where i had to delete all partitions of my drives, starting from 0. Signing in my firefox account in a fresh win install suddenly recovers NOTHING and i am now panicking as i had very important accounts & passwords, bookmarks, tabs, extensions, etc. I have tried other devices too without any luck. I need help recovering all these asap.

Asked by Stefanos Chronopoulos 4 months ago

Answered by Stefanos Chronopoulos 4 months ago

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Restore bookmarks from account

Hi, I recently reinstalled windows, before that I wanted to make a backup of my data from firefox, addons, bookmarks, history and cookies. When I looked into google it re… (read more)

Hi, I recently reinstalled windows, before that I wanted to make a backup of my data from firefox, addons, bookmarks, history and cookies. When I looked into google it redirected me to this page https://support.mozilla.org/pl/kb/firefox-backup-danych-przechodzenie-na-nowe-urzadzenie Great! I thought. I was logged in, synchronized and was ready to go. After installing new windows, I downloaded firefox, logged in, and nothing... no button to restore my addons or any data. So I searched far and wide and still didn't find anything. Please tell me how to restore my data it was synced.

Asked by tobi1560 4 months ago

Answered by Paul 4 months ago

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Default fonts not showing correctly

I have defined custom fonts for some languages, but they're not appearing as I defined them. Instead, the OS default fonts are showing up. This is happening after I rein… (read more)

I have defined custom fonts for some languages, but they're not appearing as I defined them. Instead, the OS default fonts are showing up.

This is happening after I reinstalled Firefox in my device. Before that, the fonts were appearing as defined.

For example: English text is using Arial instead of Noto Sans, and Japanese text is using Meiryo instead of Noto Sans CJK JP.

For the Japanese font, it does show up correctly in the address bar, but not in the page itself.

Asked by Jonatan 4 months ago

Answered by Jonatan 4 months ago

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can't view details on google drive

I've read many suggestions here and tried them but nothing seems to fix the error of can't load details on the google drive page in firefox. Other browsers works find. … (read more)

I've read many suggestions here and tried them but nothing seems to fix the error of can't load details on the google drive page in firefox. Other browsers works find. I've disabled all the extensions I use, themes and all that and still won't load details.

Asked by Tim 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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userChrome.css not working

System Info: 1. Windows 10 Home 22H2 (as of writing) 2. Firefox 118.0.2 (as of writing) I'm trying to make the simple change of moving the location of the 'find in page'… (read more)

System Info: 1. Windows 10 Home 22H2 (as of writing) 2. Firefox 118.0.2 (as of writing)

I'm trying to make the simple change of moving the location of the 'find in page' bar from the bottom to the top and I recently discovered that using userChrome.css was the way to do it. I followed this tutorial in the following link, https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html, making sure to put the "chrome" folder in the right location C:\Users\myName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sfytm5xk.default-release, switching the toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to true, entering the code snippet into the userChrome.css using VSCode, and restarting the browser for the changes to take effect.

After the first restart, I found that the 'find in page' bar was still at the bottom and nothing had changed. I restarted the browser about 10 more times and nothing changed still. I looked through the Mozilla Support forums, r/FirefoxCSS and r/Firefox subreddits for an answer and came across a few posts with similar problems, tried their recommended solutions such as downloading the userChrome.css file from the website tutorial, double-checking that File Explorer would show file extensions when creating or renaming files, or even restarting my computer and yet none have worked.

I have no idea what's wrong so feel free to share what you think the problem might be and possible solutions in the replies.

Asked by simonaghedo 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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h264 Hardware decoding not working

My potato pc(amd A8-7600, 8G ram, rx560 2G) is not capable of YouTube vp9 hardware acceleration, but I played 1080p 60fps videos without difficulty using add-ons that for… (read more)

My potato pc(amd A8-7600, 8G ram, rx560 2G) is not capable of YouTube vp9 hardware acceleration, but I played 1080p 60fps videos without difficulty using add-ons that force h264 decoding, but the videos started stuttering a while ago. At first, I thought it was add-ons problem, but other than YouTube, too

I used the translation app because I was not good at English

Asked by maky00 4 months ago

Answered by maky00 4 months ago

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Image corrupt or truncated In DevTools Firefox

Hi, Hope you all are doing well. I recently checked my website [removed] on different browsers. Website is working fine with most of the browser, but when i checked it on… (read more)

Hi, Hope you all are doing well. I recently checked my website [removed] on different browsers. Website is working fine with most of the browser, but when i checked it on Firefox i got an error in DevTools "Image corrupt or truncated". What does it mean? This is a category image and present on sidebar of website. But all other images are same, i mean with same size and format. Why exactly this image is creating an issue?

Kind Regards, Hassan Mujtaba

Asked by info.apktank 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago