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New Tab customization in firefox 99

hello there , I am posting this question for the second time since I can't see the previous one anywhere. Can someone help me with css to customize the New Tab top-sites… (read more)

hello there , I am posting this question for the second time since I can't see the previous one anywhere. Can someone help me with css to customize the New Tab top-sites(shortcuts) labels. I would like to change the font-size and color of the labels. My previous userContent.css does not work since FF94. Hope there is a way. look4

Asked by look4 3 days ago

Last reply by look4 1 hour ago

putty not launching in Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit)

putty was working fine until i recently upgraded the system to 22.04 LTS.my final requirement is to launch putty from firefox page using telnet://x.x.x.x:1234. using the … (read more)

putty was working fine until i recently upgraded the system to 22.04 LTS.my final requirement is to launch putty from firefox page using telnet://x.x.x.x:1234. using the firefox application handler /usr/bin/putty. i have already set the handler, but its not launching. The putty version is 64-bit Unix (GTK + X11)

Asked by explorerhead 4 hours ago

How to create a toggle to change this setting: Start searching for text when you start typing

I regularly switch between two Firefox settings: Search for text when you start typing: checked Search for text when you start typing: unchecked I use a third-party scrip… (read more)

I regularly switch between two Firefox settings:

Search for text when you start typing: checked Search for text when you start typing: unchecked

I use a third-party scripting tool (Macro Express Pro) to automate the process so that a single hotkey toggles between the two settings. My macro looks something like this:

Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <F10> // Move focus to the Menu bar Delay: 800 milliseconds Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): t // Tools Delay: 200 milliseconds Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): s // Settings

Delay: 1000 milliseconds

Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <SHIFT><ALT>x // Toggle the search setting Delay: 50 milliseconds

Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <CONTROL><F4> // Close the setting pane

My macro is a bit unreliable. It works about 80% of the time. I could improve reliability a little by using longer delays, but my preference would be to do this in a more programmatic way, or at minimum, in a more direct way with fewer steps.

Is there a way to toggle this setting, for example, via about:config or by typing something in the address bar? The Firefox hotkey in the Settings pane is SHIFT + ALT + x. Is there a way to force this hotkey to be recognized in a regular Firefox window?

Asked by AlanCantor 9 hours ago

QANTAS Shopping Points-Prompter

Hi, I'm wanting to add QANTAS Shopping Points-Prompter to my add-ons. It says that it is available for Firefox but each time I try I get 'Oops, we can't find that page'. … (read more)

Hi, I'm wanting to add QANTAS Shopping Points-Prompter to my add-ons. It says that it is available for Firefox but each time I try I get 'Oops, we can't find that page'. I've been liaising with QANTAS and they say there is no issue at their end, and I have downloaded it with other programs i.e. Chrome. Can you assist me please as I would prefer to use Firefox but that won't be possible if I can't get this add-on.

Kind regards Tamara Norman

Asked by Timtam 2 days ago

Last reply by Timtam 1 day ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 3 days ago

Last reply by submarinerr 23 hours ago

Tab name for PDF document = Filename

How do you make sure the tab name is the same as the filename in Firefox? It actually is some other property of the PDF document such as Title, which is metadata inside t… (read more)

How do you make sure the tab name is the same as the filename in Firefox?

It actually is some other property of the PDF document such as Title, which is metadata inside the file.

Asked by moz_spt 2 days ago

Last reply by moz_spt 1 day ago

Open PDF in native viewer

Hi I'm using Firefox to open PDF files from a network directory. The reason is that it's probably the best PDF manager I can find. What I wanted to do was have an optio… (read more)

Hi I'm using Firefox to open PDF files from a network directory. The reason is that it's probably the best PDF manager I can find.

  • What I wanted to do was have an option to open the file in a native viewer such as Adobe, this way look at 2 parts of the document at the same time.

At the same time keep it in Firefox.

Is there a setting to do this or an add-on. The add-ons I've seen are meant to open directly to Adobe from a web link I think.

Asked by moz_spt 2 days ago

Last reply by moz_spt 1 day ago

Advanced print configuration options (customizing headers and footers) not taking effect

One aspect of Firefox I value is the ability to customize headers and footers on printed webpages. This ability is important for my work. I customized the headers and foo… (read more)

One aspect of Firefox I value is the ability to customize headers and footers on printed webpages. This ability is important for my work.

I customized the headers and footers in the about:config interface according to advice posted [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1323433|here].

Recently, these settings don't take effect when I print webpages to pdf. I've triple checked that the settings are correct, but every time I print, the header and footer remain in the Firefox default configuration. Inexplicably, my preferred settings do take effect if I set the destination to "Fax." All other destinations don't work.

Is there any way to make these settings work again? Sadly, this might be a dealbreaker for me if not.

Asked by wkuelthau 2 days ago

Last reply by wkuelthau 2 days ago

can't get "share" from top bar of Firefox to bring up a active drop down e.g "messages, mail.." etc.

I noticed in my wife's identity that "share" from the top file menu does NOT bring up the options for (Mac 11.6.5) to send an email or message, etc. I know it works from… (read more)

I noticed in my wife's identity that "share" from the top file menu does NOT bring up the options for (Mac 11.6.5) to send an email or message, etc. I know it works from my identity w. same computer/settings. It used to work all the time on her identity, (and does so w.o issue using her Safari), but I don't recall an update.

   It also is obnoxious as all the 'share' brings up is the stock Mac "extensions' options, of which mail, messages are grey scaled out (as is iCloud), with no padlock or way to make them clickable/check or uncheck!   I have run safe mode, disabled extensions from the top bar, but have no idea how to make the "share" share!!!  It does work if we just highlight the page address and post it into macmail (14.0).  These permission things have no clear way to reset them for Firefox...i.e my calling up Mac support would probably be useless.

Asked by Olivia is goddess 2 days ago

Any way to adjust add-on icon spacing on the toolbar?

I searched extensively for this and could only find answers regarding bookmarks, not add-on icons. Of course I could still be missing it... I am upgrading from Firefox De… (read more)

I searched extensively for this and could only find answers regarding bookmarks, not add-on icons. Of course I could still be missing it...

I am upgrading from Firefox Developer 86 to 101.

The spacing between add-on icons has been increased in Firefox 101, making the URL bar shorter:

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-05-26-17-03-36-e06f37.png

Does anyone know of a userChrome.css script that I can use to decrease the add-on icon spacing in Firefox 101, to make it more like Firefox 86?

Asked by BlohoJo 2 days ago

cannot disable google document viewer

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifica… (read more)

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifically right click and tell it to open with Acrobat. I have disabled everything thing I know in both Chrome and Firefox, cleared the caches, rebooted, and the default behavior persists. Worse, the Document Viewer REQUIRES a complicated, infuriating sign in process that has only worked ONCE in dozens of sign in attempts. Please help with this.

Asked by Jay 2 days ago

Last reply by Jay 2 days ago

Accessing recently visited sites

I always used to be able to quickly access recently-visited sites from a clock icon on the toolbar, but following a refresh I have lost it. How can I get it back? Eric L… (read more)

I always used to be able to quickly access recently-visited sites from a clock icon on the toolbar, but following a refresh I have lost it. How can I get it back?

Eric Lockett

Asked by ericlockett 3 days ago

cannot view MS Outlook emails in Firefox browser, old help information does not work

Firefox is my default browser. My email client is Outlook 2010. If I try and view an email in broswer, it comes up using Intenet Explorer. I have tried looking for an … (read more)

Firefox is my default browser. My email client is Outlook 2010. If I try and view an email in broswer, it comes up using Intenet Explorer. I have tried looking for an .mht reading add-on but nothing seems to exist and existing help info refers to Firefox 58 and doesn't work. Thanks for all help, Jon

Asked by jon69 3 days ago

Addon: searching foor toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications (not url's)

Hello, I am looking for a toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications. Example, shortcuts to notepad, word, calc etc... on a toolbar (like the firefox [CTRL… (read more)

Hello,

I am looking for a toolbar addon that allows shortcuts to local applications. Example, shortcuts to notepad, word, calc etc... on a toolbar (like the firefox [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[B]-toolbar)

There are launchers and such to launch applications, but I just want a dedicated toolbar for this where I can place shortcuts to firefox tools/utilities on there.

10+ years ago there was an addon for firefox that was a simple toolbar which could handle url's, local applications...anything as long as it could be created as a shortcut on the desktop. But I can't find it anymore it probably got dis-continued.

Any suggestion is very welcome.

Thanks.

Asked by ron_r 3 days ago

Last reply by ron_r 3 days ago

Change browser width with keyboard only

Is it possible to use the keyboard only to adjust the width of the browser window? In other words, is there an alternative to clicking and dragging the mouse to change th… (read more)

Is it possible to use the keyboard only to adjust the width of the browser window? In other words, is there an alternative to clicking and dragging the mouse to change the browser size?

Thanks for your help!

Asked by rebecca28 5 days ago

Last reply by rebecca28 3 days ago

CMD+Tab minimizes extension windows

Let's use password manager as an example: Open extension Search entry Copy username CMD+Tab into another application Paste username Open Firefox back Copy passwor… (read more)

Let's use password manager as an example:

  1. Open extension
  2. Search entry
  3. Copy username
  4. CMD+Tab into another application
  5. Paste username
  6. Open Firefox back
  7. Copy password
  8. Switch to another app and paste password too
  9. Optionally return for TOTP code

Problem is step 4 breaks the whole process - when you perform CMD+Tab, extension window is closed. This behavior is consistent, but doesn't appear in other browsers. Is there any hidden setting perhaps? Searching lead to absolutely no results.

Asked by vladgamebox7 4 days ago

Differentiate from browser.tabs.insertAfterCurrent and adding new tab with Plus button

Hi, for me the most intuitive behavior for creating new tabs is to insert after current when using the keyboard shortcut, and inserting at the end when clicking the plus … (read more)

Hi, for me the most intuitive behavior for creating new tabs is to insert after current when using the keyboard shortcut, and inserting at the end when clicking the plus sign at the end of the row. I'm making the switch from Chrome and the Open New Tab Here extension enables this distinction. Curious if there's an existing solution, or would an additional config setting be required?

Asked by dannyraypernik 6 days ago

Last reply by dannyraypernik 5 days ago