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PDF viewer in tab

When I go to a web page which is a PDF, the web page used to load as a PDF. Now there are 2 tabs, one is blank and has an address which refers to the PDF location, and th… (read more)

When I go to a web page which is a PDF, the web page used to load as a PDF. Now there are 2 tabs, one is blank and has an address which refers to the PDF location, and the other is a PDF saved to the Temp folder (eg. file:///C:/Users/USER/AppData/Local/Temp/some_PDF.pdf)

My preference is: www.some_website/some_PDF.pdf

This is because I save the tabs, and the next time I use Firefox, the temporary PDF is not loaded anymore. As well, I prefer 1 tab instead of 2.

Where is the setting to adjust?

Asked by moz_spt 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 20 hours ago

I can't stop Mozilla from asking me how I'd like to handle pdf documents

I am trying to make Mozilla Firefox open all pdfs from Firefox in Adobe without prompting the users about whether they want to save or open. I have Adobe Reader set as t… (read more)

I am trying to make Mozilla Firefox open all pdfs from Firefox in Adobe without prompting the users about whether they want to save or open. I have Adobe Reader set as the default app for pdf files, and I've disabled pdfjs in Group Policy both for the user and the computer side. I just can't seem to stop that prompt from popping up. Any ideas? I don't want to have to set the application handler manually for 1500+ computers. Thanks!

Asked by hafenjodi 3 hours ago

Last reply by Mamoon 1 hour ago

Firefox 'take a screenshot' tool is missing

The very helpful scissors tool has gone from the three-dot menu and I can't find it anywhere. Is it a bug or has this feature been removed? This is what I see now in the … (read more)

The very helpful scissors tool has gone from the three-dot menu and I can't find it anywhere. Is it a bug or has this feature been removed?

This is what I see now in the menu.

Asked by fdarcy 20 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

Recommended articles by pocket is not shown on new tabs

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more. I can not fix it. T… (read more)

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more.

I can not fix it. There is no possibility to switch it on in the options -> home settings.

There is not any checkbox for "recommended articles by pocket" any more.

How can I fix this?

Asked by ChristophDKlein 17 hours ago

Last reply by ChristophDKlein 7 hours ago

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Random Black Theme without Addons

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i a… (read more)

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i already started firefox in save mode without addons, the site is still dark

sadly i cant post the website because its only reachable via Company login, it is a Normal website from a multi million dollar company and its normal on every other Computer except mine

Asked by vivanco987 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Printer not always using the default PDF printer

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. I… (read more)

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. It doesn't happen all the time, but it happens. My options screen still shows Adobe as the default printer mode. So, I don't understand why this is happening. I look forward to anyone's comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 19 hours ago

Last reply by ManuFX 12 hours ago

Need help with NEW BOOKMARK BAR

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update F… (read more)

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update Firefox" but instead, I uninstalled it and now trying to get it back up with a new version 86.0 [64 bit]. Am almost there but hung up on a message where the BOOKMARK BAR is suppose to be that says:

"For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar. "MANAGE BOOKMARKS..."

I can not get my BOOKMARK BAR BACK to display "bookmarks". Just the above message.

I have no idea what it wants as if I press "MANAGE BOOKMARKS"[in the message"], the LIBRARY windows pops up and nothing I can do to get "a bookmark on the "bar" that says "

'For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar". MANAGE BOOKMARKS..'

I assume this is a NEW feature?

Asked by jagman55 22 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

title bar checkbox dissapeared

i updated firefox and my titlebar appeared (ive previously had no titlebar) how to i remove it now? there isnt a checkbox that used to be in customize could anyone help … (read more)

i updated firefox and my titlebar appeared (ive previously had no titlebar) how to i remove it now?

there isnt a checkbox that used to be in customize

could anyone help me remove the titlebar? im on Linux

Asked by mcdnvs 4 days ago

Last reply by mcdnvs 15 hours ago

Changing colours on used links in browser

Hi! I change the settings regarding the colour of used links from the standard pink-ish to red and press ok. The colour doesn't change anyway - not even after restarting… (read more)

Hi!

I change the settings regarding the colour of used links from the standard pink-ish to red and press ok. The colour doesn't change anyway - not even after restarting the computer. I have a brand new computer with the accompanied Windows 10 at the moment.

Thanx for your help

Asked by hansdiskuterar 20 hours ago

Multitouch Gestures

I'm unable to use multitouch gestures to go back and forward in browser like I used to do in edge and chrome browser. I hope you solve this problem. and the website is op… (read more)

I'm unable to use multitouch gestures to go back and forward in browser like I used to do in edge and chrome browser. I hope you solve this problem. and the website is opening in new tab instead of same tab.

Asked by gunjarivrushadwaj 21 hours ago

Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 1 month ago

Last reply by gensym 1 day ago

"86" Firefox to give us options about address bar or ability to replace it with add-on

I'm really beginning to wonder why I use Firefox. For years I've felt violently abused (it's not an exaggeration in my head) by the UI team who lord over it in a totalita… (read more)

I'm really beginning to wonder why I use Firefox. For years I've felt violently abused (it's not an exaggeration in my head) by the UI team who lord over it in a totalitarian way instead of just giving us options to not be constantly humiliated every day we use it.

The address bar has become my worst enemy lately. I keep staving off "86ing" Firefox from my life by editing the CSS this and that, when it worked just fine for years, but it changes and every time for the worse. How can we effectively get Firefox to give us options? Why are options so bad? Why do we not deserve options? I want to know how we can apply pressure on the institution to make FF usable again.

Here are a few examples, the last is the worst of them:

1) I want to have an X button on tabs, I just want to be able to delete a tab? Why can't I have an option for this? (I have to use crazy CSS script. Normal people don't go to that length. I would not adopt FF out of the box today.)

2) Many complain about the address bar that freaks out whenever you touch it. I want an option to disable that. (Again I have a CSS script that makes it act like normal productivity software. That's insane. Why can't we have an option to make the address bar behave like a normal HTML form element? I just want an option.)

3) As of FF 86 I can no longer use the address bar to perform searches. I've added the Search bar to my UI so I can do searches, but the browser still defaults to the address bar, so I have to click over to the Search bar. And if I use the address bar by accident, it laughs at me and refuses to process my search. I just want to be able to search with an address bar. I remember years ago having to remove the search bar because it would no longer search, but the address bar would search. My radical solution was to amputate the search bar. Now I'm in the complete opposite situation where the search bar searches but the address bar doesn't search. Again, I just want an option to be able to apply searches with my browser.

I just want an option for FF to not be aggressively hostile to me. It's not so simple as to ignore it. Every time you interact with the UI it's its own humiliation. It's a constant reminder of impotence. And questioning why do I subject myself to the whims of these people who're pulling my tail like I'm some monkey.

What the hell is wrong with Mozilla? Is is it still Mozilla? Why can't add-on people effectively address these problems if Mozilla won't? Why dictate how everything is, and then make everything unusable? Why?

How can we make our voices heard? Why can't Mozilla just kill FF if its goal seems to be to do that by making it unusable? Why not just close shop? Because some one will carry it on because it's open source? It really seems like someone wants FF to be unpopular. How else can we understand that it doesn't just give options? No even options in its crazy about:config system? Why am I in this masochistic relationship with FF? What's in it for FF?

Asked by mick-p 1 day ago

Last reply by mick-p 1 day ago

LastPass auto logout ability lost with FF v86.

I have LastPass extension on FF v86. It will logout of LP if I close the browser. However if I leave my PC unattended for >10 minutes LP is supposed to auto log off.… (read more)

I have LastPass extension on FF v86. It will logout of LP if I close the browser.

However if I leave my PC unattended for >10 minutes LP is supposed to auto log off. I have checked the settings in LP and they are set correctly.

LP still functions as it should when using the Opera browser.

I have reinstalled the LP extension. No change.

Thank you, Parrott_head

Asked by Parrott_head 1 day ago

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Disable update popup?

Users have been complaining about update nags for several years, and when a solution is found via about:config, Mozilla typically puts a spanner in the works and deletes … (read more)

Users have been complaining about update nags for several years, and when a solution is found via about:config, Mozilla typically puts a spanner in the works and deletes the relevant config items like 'app.update.silent', 'app.update.doorhanger... etc.

I just want to remove the popup, not the ability to update. I'll update when I'm good and ready, and I don't need a popup each and every day nagging me to do so.

If Mozilla must ape Chrome, then aping Chrome's non-nagging update policy would be a good move.

FF 85.0.2

Asked by Jason 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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how to get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)?

Hi there, How can I get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)? It was displaying until recently, and then mysteriously just went away. I … (read more)

Hi there, How can I get the horizontal print menu bar to display (with "Simplify Page" option)? It was displaying until recently, and then mysteriously just went away. I really need that "Simplify Page" option to display always (whether active or grayed-out). Any suggestions? Cheers, Stephen Gareau

Asked by sgareauca 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Search shortcuts - "This time, search with" requires second click to confirm

Hi, The alternate search shortcuts are an excellent feature. Prior to a recent Firefox update, I was able to enter a search term and click once on one of the alternate se… (read more)

Hi, The alternate search shortcuts are an excellent feature. Prior to a recent Firefox update, I was able to enter a search term and click once on one of the alternate search engine icons to perform the search with that engine.

Currently, I need to click the icon, e.g. Wikipedia, and confirm the request by pressing Enter or clicking the new item in the entry in the address bar drop-down, "Search with Wikipedia" (screenshot attached).

Is there an item in the about:config settings to revert this change and perform this search with a single click on the icon?

Thank you.

Asked by futurenow8 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago