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How to disable blue flash when tab loads in FF 76 for Mac?

Whenever I load a website, there is a brief left-to-right blue streak across the tab when that website loads. I would prefer to not have this, it's not matchy with anythi… (read more)

Whenever I load a website, there is a brief left-to-right blue streak across the tab when that website loads. I would prefer to not have this, it's not matchy with anything else on my desktop and I find the animation distracting.

It doesn't seem to be connected to any of my add-ons. I'm using the Firefox Light theme. Is this just a theme thing, and I should get a different one? Or is there a way to get this to stop.I checked about:config and past forum discussions and didn't see anything obvious. Thank you!

Asked by Jessamyn 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Why doesn't Firefox have javaScript enabled? It shows up as enabled but if I close/reopen Firefox, it gives me the not enabled error.

After having spent a fair amount of time searching to find out why javascript doesn't seem to be enabled by default, I'm perplexed. Other applications, Safari for example… (read more)

After having spent a fair amount of time searching to find out why javascript doesn't seem to be enabled by default, I'm perplexed. Other applications, Safari for example don't require any setup to use javaScript as far as I can tell.

Asked by hadenp 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox tabs not syncing between iPhone and macbook pro

Hello! While I do have 97 tabs open in Firefox on my iPhone, NONE of them appear in my 'Synced Tabs' Sidebar in Firefox on my macbook pro. To allay the immediate and obvi… (read more)

Hello!

While I do have 97 tabs open in Firefox on my iPhone, NONE of them appear in my 'Synced Tabs' Sidebar in Firefox on my macbook pro.

To allay the immediate and obvious questions: + Yes, I'm running the most up-to-date version of Firefox on my mac (76.0.1) and on my iPhone (version 25 with no additional update available on the App Store) + Yes, I am signed-in on both devices. + Yes, I am signed-in to the SAME account on both devices. + Most surprisingly: YES AND YES, I can SEND a specific TAB from the mac to the iPhone as well as SEND A--ie ONE at a time--TAB from the iPhone to the Mac. Whaaaaaat... why??

(a quick PS: the all-caps words are all-caps-ed for emphasis on how unbelievable this is--I'm far more surprised than I am angry; I have faith in the Firefox community being able to solve this)

To reiterate, despite the situation described above, ZERO tabs appear in the list of Synced Tabs! There is a (fairly meta) screenshot attached below which shows the empty Synced Tabs Sidebar.

THINGS I have ALREADY tried: 1) I have tried signing out and signing back in on the Mac. 2) I have tried pressing/running a 'sync' on both devices. 3) I have searched for archived help files and found one suggesting I look for a "userChrome.css" file in the profile folder buried in the hidden view of my ~/library--I did this and found no such file. 4) I tried signing out and clicking on the 'sign-in to sync tabs' button IN THE Synced Tabs Sidebar ITSELF; I was able to login but... no change. 5) I tried RENAMING BOTH devices. The renaming synced on both sides, but THE TABS ARE STILL MISSING.  :/

I've run out of immediate ideas... I turn to you, here, for help. Please help.

Cheers, MitzvahGuy

Asked by MitzvahGuy 6 days ago

Answered by MitzvahGuy 2 days ago

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Just installed Firefox, can't upload files?

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the … (read more)

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the file to upload.

I just switched over from Chrome and am on MacOS.

Asked by mitulxshah 3 days ago

Answered by mitulxshah 2 days ago

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missing menus in menu bar on a mac

Hi There, Please see the attached image. As you can see there are no menus to select in the top menu bar. When i scroll through they drop down but show nothing or parti… (read more)

Hi There, Please see the attached image. As you can see there are no menus to select in the top menu bar. When i scroll through they drop down but show nothing or partial info.

Can you help? Is this a software or hardwear issue? I do not have this problem with any other software on my mac.

Asked by Richard Levis Design 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Search suggestions is enabled but not working?

I'm having similar issues to described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1090728 The search bar in the "Awesome bar" has stopped offering search suggestio… (read more)

I'm having similar issues to described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1090728

The search bar in the "Awesome bar" has stopped offering search suggestions, either from my search history or from Google itself. When I control-click in the search bar, "search suggestions" has a check next to it, and it is also ticked in the Preferences.

This started last week when i migrated to a new iMac.

I went through all of the troubleshooting steps described in the article above but still no suggestions in the address bar.

I'd like to continue using Firefox but this is a deal breaker. What can i do?

Asked by chris228 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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How to Remove Addresses from Suggestions in Address Bar

Every time I click the address bar (to type an address) FF shows me a list of links (see the attachment) which I can't get rid of. I tried shift+del solution which does n… (read more)

Every time I click the address bar (to type an address) FF shows me a list of links (see the attachment) which I can't get rid of. I tried shift+del solution which does nothing. Also I cleaned up my history and bookmarks (I searched and deleted everything related to those addresses). Can someone please let me know how to get rid of this suggestions?

Asked by rad.wildrydes.d2ecf5 4 days ago

Answered by rad.wildrydes.d2ecf5 3 days ago

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Bookmarks not syncing

I have an android with Firefox installed, and a Mac where I also use Firefox. When I first installed Firefox on each, the bookmarks matched. I do the bulk of work on my l… (read more)

I have an android with Firefox installed, and a Mac where I also use Firefox. When I first installed Firefox on each, the bookmarks matched. I do the bulk of work on my laptop, but occasionally have articles I wish to bookmark on my phone. I have done a sync, but when I go to access the bookmarks on my phone, they are not updated to what is on my laptop.

When I check to see what devices I have connected through Firefox, my phone does not show up, and when I hit the link to "connect a device" all it does it take me to a link to send a text to invite my phone to install it. Which, it's already installed.

I really need these bookmarks to talk to each other properly. What am I missing?

Asked by Aimé Lilithe 6 days ago

Answered by Aimé Lilithe 4 days 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 1 month ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 month ago

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css mod to Mac bookmarks-toolbar

I had some css code that made the tiny bookmark/toolbar font bigger on a Mac..... it worked but I lost it.. what is it??? it was something like item-bookmark-toolbar "… (read more)

I had some css code that made the tiny bookmark/toolbar font bigger on a Mac..... it worked but I lost it.. what is it??? it was something like item-bookmark-toolbar "font 18,important" something like that....

Asked by paul smith 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Where is the button for exporting bookmarks to html file? Instructions say "Library Window" but that is not enough hint.

My eyesight is limited. Unfortunately, I am unable to determine where in the toolbar of the library window the button for exporting bookmarks to an html file can be foun… (read more)

My eyesight is limited. Unfortunately, I am unable to determine where in the toolbar of the library window the button for exporting bookmarks to an html file can be found. The attached image provides an idea of what I am looking at.

IMAGE: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-05-18-05-49-03-6c245b.png

The reason I am looking in the toolbar of the library window is the Firefox documentation for version 76 on a mac corresponds to the Firefox version I have and the computer I am running it on states:

From the toolbar on the Library window, click BUTTON ICON (PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED SKETCH) Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML...

I looked across the toolbar, then the entire Window marked "Library". I wrote a program to search the Library window for an image that could conceivably be the button indicated in the documentation. Sadly, the results of these efforts is I am here requesting assistance. It is not that I do not love each and every one of you, but my preference is not to have to take the time for putting together a question to post here. It does not take long, but when we live at internet speed, every microsecond counts, I know you agree with this very important principle, particularly in light of the visit currently taking place where Covid and his entourage have all of us ridiculously locked up. We have flattened the curve and also found out the numbers Fauci and Birx showed the President to justify this lockdown have been proven, not correct, more like wildly wrong. So while we wait for the lockdown to be cancelled, my preference due to how my parents raised me is to be able to find the button described in the documentaiton, but NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, button not there... unless maybe you can see it and I am missing it.. My hopes is you will refer to the image at this link in order to enhance the likelihood of success in my quest of the moment, i.e., making my quesiton understandable to anyone who might be interested or/and able to persist in pointing out the location of the great button of the bookmark export.

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-05-18-05-49-03-6c245b.png


Any assistance you can provide would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by firefox195 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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removing an add-on

I'm trying to remove an "add-on" ... iTube but Firefox never takes me to the list of add-ons When I click on Add-Ons ... it doesn't take me anyway I'm using the latest… (read more)

I'm trying to remove an "add-on" ... iTube but Firefox never takes me to the list of add-ons

When I click on Add-Ons ... it doesn't take me anyway I'm using the latest Firefox 76.0.1

Asked by Organizersedge 5 days ago

Answered by Organizersedge 5 days ago

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Allowing a particular website to set cookies in Private Browsing

I'm have Private Browsing set to delete all cookies and data after closing a session but I would like to allow certain website to keep certain cookies and keep my session… (read more)

I'm have Private Browsing set to delete all cookies and data after closing a session but I would like to allow certain website to keep certain cookies and keep my session open.

I haven't been able to find a way to do so, does anybody know if it's possible and how? And if it isn't how could it be requested for an upgrade?

Thank you.

Asked by Joan Romero 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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history cancel - not working

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I d… (read more)

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I don't want to delete bookmarks and other settigns.

Asked by antonio089 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago