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What happened to the arrow on the back/forward buttons that allow you to jump around in your history?

In the previous versions of Firefox, there was a small arrow button attached to the back/forward buttons. Clicking this arrow showed a menu of the last 10 sites you visi… (read more)

In the previous versions of Firefox, there was a small arrow button attached to the back/forward buttons. Clicking this arrow showed a menu of the last 10 sites you visited and allowed you to jump back or forward, without having to press the back button 5 times, for example, to get to the fifth last site you visited. Where did the little arrow go? Can I turn it back on somehow?

Asked by mzonderm 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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trying to delete multiple bookmarks I cannot find the "organize bookmarks" link

In trying to delete multiple bookmarks, the Firefox help tells me "On the menu bar, click Bookmarks, then select Organize Bookmarks..." I cannot find "Organize Bookmarks"… (read more)

In trying to delete multiple bookmarks, the Firefox help tells me "On the menu bar, click Bookmarks, then select Organize Bookmarks..."

I cannot find "Organize Bookmarks"

iMac OS X 10.6

Asked by RikPierce 9 years ago

Answered by silkphoenix 9 years ago

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After updating to Firefox 4.0.1 on Mac OSX 10.6.4 there is no longer an "Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks" option. Did it move?

I updated to Firefox 4.0.1 on Mac OSX 10.6.4. When I go to the "Bookmarks" drop down menu, there is no "Organize Bookmarks" command. How do I do the operations that were … (read more)

I updated to Firefox 4.0.1 on Mac OSX 10.6.4. When I go to the "Bookmarks" drop down menu, there is no "Organize Bookmarks" command. How do I do the operations that were under that command such as add new folders, move bookmarks, export bookmarks, etc.?

Asked by philipsanders 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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Can I install Firefox without uninstalling 3.6

I installed Firefox4 on my Windows computer and some of my add-ons did not work. I also found some things slower (this is an old computer). I would like to try Firefox5 o… (read more)

I installed Firefox4 on my Windows computer and some of my add-ons did not work. I also found some things slower (this is an old computer).

I would like to try Firefox5 on my Mac, but do not want to overwrite 3.6 until I am satisfied it is working satisfactorally.

Asked by Milliways2 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Firefox automatically saves downloads, but I want it to ask me first whether to save it or open it.

I changed a setting somewhere and now Firefox automatically saves every thing, but sometimes I want it to go ahead and open it, to save myself the step. I don't see that… (read more)

I changed a setting somewhere and now Firefox automatically saves every thing, but sometimes I want it to go ahead and open it, to save myself the step. I don't see that option in preferences.

Asked by macriley 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Why can't I use the tab key to highlight links on a webpage?

In previous versions of FF and in other browsers, I can use the tab key to navigate through all the links on a webpage - I can't seem to do this with FF5, the tab key wil… (read more)

In previous versions of FF and in other browsers, I can use the tab key to navigate through all the links on a webpage - I can't seem to do this with FF5, the tab key will only highlight the address bar, search bar, and any form fields within a webpage.

Using the tab key to navigate through links on a page is an accessibility feature, and I often use it to show hidden skip links at the top of a webpage for users who prefer to use the keyboard over a mouse and for assistive technologies.

Is this something that can be turned back on in preferences? Or is there a reason why it was removed from this version?

Asked by kyliewu 9 years ago

Answered by evamed 9 years ago

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I have Firefox 5.0.1, and a theme I want to download says that it works with Firefox 4.0b9pre - 7.0a1, but at the top it says that it is not available for my platform. What do I do?

I just downloaded Firefox 5.0.1, and one of the themes I want to download and try out says that it works with Firefox 4.0b9pre - 7.0a1. At the top, though, it says that t… (read more)

I just downloaded Firefox 5.0.1, and one of the themes I want to download and try out says that it works with Firefox 4.0b9pre - 7.0a1. At the top, though, it says that the theme is not available for my platform. It has happened with some other themes as well, but I didn't check what versions they work with. I don't know what this means or what to do about it. The theme is at this link: https://addons.mozilla.org/z/en-US/firefox/addon/bloomind-ft-deepdark-2/

Asked by dazz23 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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What happened to the Save Frame As... on the File menu? It was there in FF 3.6; it's absent now.

My data source is a daily table on a Web page. In FF 3.16 I click in the table and select File>Save Frame As.... In the Save As dialog box, I key a file name ending … (read more)

My data source is a daily table on a Web page. In FF 3.16 I click in the table and select File>Save Frame As.... In the Save As dialog box, I key a file name ending in ".txt". The data is saved in a tab-separated text file that I open in Excel.

In FF 5.0.1 File>Save Page As… results in Excel opening a blank sheet.

Asked by CuriousGeorge 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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I recently installed Firefox and chose one of the Harry Potter backgrounds, but after having it for awhile would like to change it to standard home page background, an you help me do this?

Please advise steps to swap out the Harry Potter background for the standard Firefox...while I like it, the background is too busy at the top of my laptop screen. Thank y… (read more)

Please advise steps to swap out the Harry Potter background for the standard Firefox...while I like it, the background is too busy at the top of my laptop screen. Thank you

Asked by kathiec14 9 years ago

Answered by SafeBrowser 9 years ago

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Firefox 5.0.1 on imac 10.6.8 prevents page from redirecting to antoher page

prior to updating to 5.0.1, I could access my site without getting message: Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page. There is no option… (read more)

prior to updating to 5.0.1, I could access my site without getting message: Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page. There is no option in preferences under the Firefox button that allows me to turn this feature off or enter an exception.

Asked by jameswdu 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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With the download to the latest Firefox, the bar containing the awesome bar, the home icon, etc. is missing; what do I do now?

The whole line containing the awesome bar, the back button, the home icon, etc. is not there. I have tried a second download with the same results. I do not want to l… (read more)

The whole line containing the awesome bar, the back button, the home icon, etc. is not there. I have tried a second download with the same results. I do not want to lose my bookmarks or history. What is the next step, since Firefox is not usable in this state.

Asked by hhsfield 9 years ago

Answered by handsomeorlandoman 9 years ago

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The firefox disk image won't eject

The Firefox disk image won't eject if I've used Firefox since turning on my mac, and when I do manage to eject it it comes back as soon as I open Firefox, how do I get ri… (read more)

The Firefox disk image won't eject if I've used Firefox since turning on my mac, and when I do manage to eject it it comes back as soon as I open Firefox, how do I get rid of it?

Asked by jjfisher 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago