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Feature request: Containers should be converted to Multi-Profiles to have useres on one Firefox Account

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenl… (read more)

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenly it can suggest you a site from personal or something else nsw etc. Also the new tab highlights are combined with personal and work and the others. But if the containers converted to multi-profiles we could also use seperate browsing, customizing, etc. Unfortunately for this reason I have to use two Firefox Account. :/ and also unfortunately I can't use Firefox Lockwise, because my passwords seperated two Firefox accounts and I can only set one Firefox Account on my mobile phone. :/

If multi-profiles can set and switch easily on one Firefox Account, that would be awesome! Thanks in advance.

Asked by Can 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How do I make my Homepage different from New Windows?

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped toget… (read more)

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped together with the Homepage seems to make it impossible to separate the two in the Options settings.

What is the logic behind this? Why have a separate setting for New Tab, but not New Window? I like having Firefox open up multiple tabs as my homepage when I first boot up Firefox, but if I want to open up a new window just for screen management space with Ctrl+N, I really am not interested in my homepages being re-instantiated, as I already have them open on my first window.

I really want my Homepages to remain a custom mix of tabs with any New Tab and New Window opening up to a Firefox's default new tab page. Is that not possible? I can't have a custom Homepage without also having a custom New Window configuration? :(

It just seems like an arbitrary distinction. What can I do to make this magical world of separate Homepage and New Window settings happen?

Sincerely, A Fan

Asked by astinad 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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(Suggestion) WhatsApp Tab like Opera GX Browser

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On… (read more)

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On left side, there is a WhatsApp logo that we can click and popup for WhatsApp. Can we also get the floating video player like Opera GX? This is just a suggestion. Thanks!

Asked by PixelGM 7 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Adding a Feature that Pauses Unused Tabs?

Hello! I was wondering if there are any plans to add a feature like this (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/auto-tab-discard/) to Firefox? I tend to keep lo… (read more)

Hello!

I was wondering if there are any plans to add a feature like this (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/auto-tab-discard/) to Firefox? I tend to keep lots of tabs open at once, and I'd love to be able to pause unused tabs without closing them. But I'd prefer to avoid giving an add-on access to all of my data. So I keep hoping that this type of feature will get incorporated into Firefox. Do you know if there are any plans like this?

Thanks so much in advance and for the work that you're doing!

Asked by C R 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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In the "autoplay media with sound" popup, can the "Remember this decision" checkbox be unchecked by default?

I uncheck "Remember this decision" 99% of the time, and I would like a way to have it unchecked by default. Maybe someplace in Options, about:config, or elsewhere? The po… (read more)

I uncheck "Remember this decision" 99% of the time, and I would like a way to have it unchecked by default. Maybe someplace in Options, about:config, or elsewhere? The popup and the checkbox are in this screenshot: https://i.imgur.com/Ht4xB3r.png

Firefox Nightly 64.0a1 (2018-09-12) (64-bit) Windows_NT 10.0

Asked by icme.su 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Way to select Syncable bookmarks?

So I have a desktop PC with 2 accounts, one to keep work organized and the other for casual PC-things. I also have a laptop which I use for schoolwork. I am signed into t… (read more)

So I have a desktop PC with 2 accounts, one to keep work organized and the other for casual PC-things. I also have a laptop which I use for schoolwork. I am signed into the same FF account on all of these.

Now I have accumulated a different set of bookmarks on all of those windows users, for understandable reasons, but there are also some general use ones that I have tried to sync to all of these. The sync however brings everything.

Here is my main question: Is there a feature present or maybe in development that would allow me to select which bookmarks to Sync, say, by folder or smth?


Also I would like to know this about the nature of the Sync options: If I tick the "Bookmarks" in the Sync options, it takes that user's bookmarks and pushes them into the sharing process, correct? Does the selection affect what is Synced INTO the current user? As in does the selection work as a simultaneous push/pull for the bookmark data or is just one or the other? The direction of sync isn't really clear on the options.

Asked by AlexNoble 2 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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Feature request: keyboard shortcut for searching highlighting text in default search engine

What I would like is to have a keyboard shortcut when I highlight text to search the text in the default search engine. The next fastest option is to right click (after h… (read more)

What I would like is to have a keyboard shortcut when I highlight text to search the text in the default search engine. The next fastest option is to right click (after highlighting) and press S, or click 'Search DuckDuckGo for "selected text"'.

Asked by jray 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Please, implement a customize option to get the Tabs bar on Bottom (under the bookmarks toolbar) without having to tune the chrome.css. Thanks

This is for the mozilla firefox developers: I wonder why firefox is getting less and less customizable by default as it was in earlier days. Now with Firefox 65 again you… (read more)

This is for the mozilla firefox developers: I wonder why firefox is getting less and less customizable by default as it was in earlier days. Now with Firefox 65 again you repeadedly change a lot so we have to look around for new tuning tips again, that is no fun!

Please, implement a customize option to get the Tabs bar on Bottom (under the bookmarks toolbar) without having to tune the chrome.css, also tab height and width should be customizable for everyone. For all users. Also the functions how tabs and links open is too less so we always have to install addons or tune about:config if possible. Like: - New tabs from all entries url bar, searchbar, bookmarks - open tab (also new ones) next to current

Firefox should be different from chrome and other browsers and should give the user more options to customize. Thanks Claudy


Thanks

Asked by Claudy 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Can the UI be tweaked a bit to avoid confusion?

The cut-off for addons, preferences and cut-off for bookmarks all in close proximity are a bit confusing to use. I don't have a suggestion on how to fix it, just wanted t… (read more)

The cut-off for addons, preferences and cut-off for bookmarks all in close proximity are a bit confusing to use. I don't have a suggestion on how to fix it, just wanted to point out that it might be ripe for improvement.

Cheers.

Asked by sardaukar_siet 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox Monitor: support for email addresses with arbitrary plus sign tags

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstna… (read more)

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstname.lastname+mozillasupport@gmail.com. I do this to be able to automatically put incoming emails in various buckets, and also to be able to mute emails from specific senders or see which services sell my address on to spam spewers.

In firefox monitor, this creates a problem, because as far as Firefox is concerned I use hundreds of different email addresses, whereas in reality they are all the same address just with different tags.

So I would be massively helped by the following feature: When you add an email address to Firefox Monitor, there is a checkbox that says "Include address variations". When adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the checkbox checked, any variation of that email address should also be considered added, e.g. firstname.lastname+dropbox@gmail.com firstname.lastname+netflix@gmail.com firstname.lastname+hbo@gmail.com

Bonus feature: Support for service specific quirks - the checkbox would also be aware of quirks various email providers have. E.g. for gmail addresses the dots are optional. So when adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the aforementioned checkbox checked, the address would also match firstnamelastname@gmail.com.

Asked by bulgur 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Search Engines and Sync

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regardi… (read more)

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regarding this issue/enhancement?

Asked by d3763 8 months ago

Answered by Danny Colin 8 months ago

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Linking specific log-ins to Containers

Hello, I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously. However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a spe… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously.

However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a specific account to a specific container? (e.g., my work email automatically logs into the work container, same for personal email).

I use LastPass, but would Firefox passwords work to make this process more automatic? I set "Gmail" to automatically open in my "work" container, but it takes me to the landing page and requires me to sign-in every time.

Perhaps, I should just stop clearing my history/cookies and just hide the containers instead so the data is saved and I remain logged in. I am curious if there is another solution that I'm overlooking. (I would be down to help build one, too!)

Asked by ajay.dave.35 6 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 6 months ago

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When will Mozilla add an in-built 'Save as PDF' option in Firefox?

Why Mozilla is not adding 'Save as PDF' in Firefox like in Chrome or Opera? I saw many discussion forums: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1212834, https://sup… (read more)

Why Mozilla is not adding 'Save as PDF' in Firefox like in Chrome or Opera? I saw many discussion forums: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1212834, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1211433 . But none of them, helped me. They said that it needs an add-on. But the question arises - Why Mozilla is not adding this feature?. I have got some api(s) too (If it helps any Firefox Developer to build the feature in Firefox and give it in future releases. See this api: https://pdfcrowd.com/doc/api/ . There is an open source too : https://wkhtmltopdf.org/ . Please add them I beg your pardon !

Asked by Anabadyo 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can you please add Windows 10 Hello fingerprint to Firefox Master Password Options.

I have a Bio-Key fingerprint reader I use to login to my Windows 10 laptop using Windows Hello. Can you please give us fingerprint login as the master password for our Fi… (read more)

I have a Bio-Key fingerprint reader I use to login to my Windows 10 laptop using Windows Hello. Can you please give us fingerprint login as the master password for our Firefox accounts?

Asked by v.bowen 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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bookmarks in places.sqlite

Lots of sensitive stuff in places.sqlite file. %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*|places.sqlite It stores favorite icons, input history, keywords, and browsing history … (read more)

Lots of sensitive stuff in places.sqlite file.

%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*|places.sqlite

It stores favorite icons, input history, keywords, and browsing history (a record of visited pages). I like to wipe this file since it holds lots of sensitive data, but deleting this file will also delete the bookmarks. I think bookmarks should be stored in a separate file.

Asked by s-malik 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Feature request: User profile JavaScript API to provide autologin and autofill input.

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we en… (read more)

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we enter again and again and push login. Firefox may resolve that issue simple replace by automatic way by provide "User profile" ideology.

For example web site want to register new user and ask JavaScript to provide information. Firefox popup window like it now doing with audio, subscription and other feature. User select "User profile" and security rights (bio. address, payment) and no more.

This approach already provided in some Apple iPhone application you reinstall application and application get you Apple ID account and provide access to you account.

Using web site now it simple we no more login and password and already using accounts store in FireFox accounts.

P.S. How about Web Autorization API it is complete or is still draft?

Asked by vit1251 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I´d want to see "Bing-search-engine" in every new tab instead of the firefoxside or an empty page - Can you tell me how I can make this happen?

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen? … (read more)

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen?

Asked by Sonne21 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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Search Browser History by Device

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the hist… (read more)

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the history from the Firefox app on my phone?

Asked by cameroncw 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago