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Clicking search short cuts has been changed with last update, how to revert?

With the last update the behavior when pressing a search enginge icon in the adress bar has been changed. When the icon is pressed the search shortcut is entered. Before … (read more)

With the last update the behavior when pressing a search enginge icon in the adress bar has been changed.

When the icon is pressed the search shortcut is entered. Before the update a click on one of those icons started the search immediately. I know that this behaviour can be used if the shift-key is pressed while clicking the icon. But that is not how I like to use it and I dont see any benefits from this change.

How can I change to the old behaviour? I want clicking on a search engine icon in adressbar = start search immediately.

Asked by lars_niemann 3 days ago

How to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling?

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance. OS: Wind… (read more)

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance.

OS: Windows 10

Asked by tkrojam 3 days ago

McAfee WebAdvisor

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up und… (read more)

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up under " ADD-ONS " as ENABLED , as well showing the purple Allowed In Private Windows. But NO green , yellow , red notification circles on the web searches.

Asked by magicmawk 3 days ago

Containers not working for subdomains.

Hi Mozilla community, I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites. I've observe… (read more)

Hi Mozilla community,

I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites.

I've observed however that Firefox doesn't automatically load subdomains in the same container set for the main domain.

Example:

Container set for https://domain.com Domains https://www.domain.com and https://domain.com/us are not recognised to load under the container for domain.com. I have to manually set every single subdomain to also load in the same container.

Theres no way I've found to do this automatically.

All help, comments and feature request welcome in this regards.

Thank you all! Joan.

Asked by Joan Romero 3 days ago

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All extensions stop working

I've been having an issue over the past month or so where all my extensions stop working. I can't see any cause, and I usually don't even notice until I try to use one of… (read more)

I've been having an issue over the past month or so where all my extensions stop working. I can't see any cause, and I usually don't even notice until I try to use one of the extensions. They work again if I restart firefox, or if I disable and re-enable the extensions one by one. It seems to happen every couple of days. Any ideas what could be causing this?

Asked by sugarcookie 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Firefox "Save as" file list: Why are folders no longer at top?

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list w… (read more)

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list with directories mixed in alphabetically, rather than at the top. This is new behavior to me; I don't know if it's new with v83 (I was previously running v82), or if it's a KDE implementation issue.

Either way, I HATE having to scroll down through page after page of files and folders to find my destination folder. Since the dialog box also incorporates full-row select, I can't even click in the file list and type the first letter of my destination folder.

Please tell me there is a way to change this behavior and have Firefox's "Save as" dialog sort the files with directories at the top!

Thanks.

Asked by ExFido 3 days ago

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completely changing language

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have … (read more)

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have also changed the intl.locale.requested to the correct language but still my problem remains. Examples of where my old language still remains is when I open the menu (the three horizontal bars). All help is appreciated

Asked by didier-damen 3 months ago

Answered by Adithya Krishna 3 months ago

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Make "This time, search with:" option submit the search without pressing Shift

Firefox 83 changed how the search engine options work: Selecting a search engine at the bottom of the search panel now enters search mode for that engine, allowing you to… (read more)

Firefox 83 changed how the search engine options work: Selecting a search engine at the bottom of the search panel now enters search mode for that engine, allowing you to see suggestions (if available) for your search terms. The old behavior (immediately performing a search) is available with a shift-click.

I personally use the old behavior (submit immediately after clicking the option) much more often than I need to see the search suggestion. Is there an option to make the old behavior the default without pressing shift?

Thanks!

Asked by pellaeon 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Highlights, bookmarks

my highlight section in new tab screen is set to show only bookmarks. initially it was empty but then i started bookmarking webpages, they started to show up on there. Bu… (read more)

my highlight section in new tab screen is set to show only bookmarks. initially it was empty but then i started bookmarking webpages, they started to show up on there. But suddenly they are gone today and i am unable to add them back to highlights section, all the bookmarked websites are still in my bookmark list, but they are not showing up on the highlight sec.

Asked by behumoury 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Extensions not visible when never remember history selected

Hi, I am using Firefox 83.0 64 bit (not sure if it has recently updated or not). I noticed today that my extensions were no longer visible in the top right corner, even t… (read more)

Hi, I am using Firefox 83.0 64 bit (not sure if it has recently updated or not). I noticed today that my extensions were no longer visible in the top right corner, even though they were still installed. I tried to fix the problem by deleting/re-installing firefox several times but this did not seem to help. I have now found out that they disappear when I select "Never remember history" on the privacy page. They re-appear if I select Rember history from the drop down menu. Is this a bug or is there a way to fix this. Thanks

Asked by damon33 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

Middle click on mouse button on a hyperlink no longer opens a new tab

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config brow… (read more)

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config

browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick=true to false and back to true again) That did not work this time around.

Problem arose on my Win10 machine when left on overnight for Win upgrade, though the mouse driver seems to be a generic MS one from 2006. Have tried loading Logitech Options and selecting the required radio button for middle click/new tab but no luck.

Asked by witzzzend 5 days ago

Last reply by witzzzend 4 days ago

Open PDFs without editing them?

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the sta… (read more)

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the standard viewer.

The editor broke my PDFs, text is missing in fields, some other text is overlaid on top of other and overall its quite a terrible experience. I am certain that this will be fixed over time, but is there any way to go back on the meantime?

No images attached since all the PDF documents I edit have some degree of private/confidential information.

Asked by Hugo VFS 4 days ago

When will option browser.urlbar.maxRichResults work as it used to?

When will option browser.urlbar.maxRichResults work as it used to? I want about 30 - i.e. a full screen's-worth of Rich Results. No problem once - not now. Something is … (read more)

When will option browser.urlbar.maxRichResults work as it used to?

I want about 30 - i.e. a full screen's-worth of Rich Results. No problem once - not now.

Something is seriously FUBAR when a once-working parameter can be changed - but no longer has any effect.

Nothing to do with Top Sites, I believe. I know how to change the balance of what is offered.

I just want parameter browser.urlbar.maxRichResults to work again.

Asked by emanresu99 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Make new tabs from links retain history from parent tab

I'm trying to resurrect a feature from the good old Tab Utilities days. Is there any addon or about:config setting that will let new tabs from links retain the history fr… (read more)

I'm trying to resurrect a feature from the good old Tab Utilities days. Is there any addon or about:config setting that will let new tabs from links retain the history from the parent tab?

Thanks in advance...

Asked by CBinLA 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (read more)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 4 days ago

Evernote Web Clipper not displayed in Firefox Browser

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Cli… (read more)

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Clipper. I've checked in the add-on preferences that the add-on is turned but it still does not show up in my menu bar and I therefore have no way of using the add-on. Does anyone know if Evernote Web Clipper is having issues and if so how to resolve them?

Asked by medurnin 5 days ago

disable search in adress bar

I have a search toolbar and an adress bar. I want to use the adress bar for url only, as pasting a url into it activates the search engine. I did set keyword.url to false… (read more)

I have a search toolbar and an adress bar.

I want to use the adress bar for url only, as pasting a url into it activates the search engine. I did set keyword.url to false etc. but no results.

win7, firefox 82.0.3

Asked by koen4 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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How to ensure that hyperlinks in pinned tabs open in new tabs?

I am using Firefox 83.0 (64-bit) on Mac OS Big Sur 11.0.1. Until recently, when I would click on a hyperlink within a pinned tab, it would open in a new tab. (To be sure,… (read more)

I am using Firefox 83.0 (64-bit) on Mac OS Big Sur 11.0.1.

Until recently, when I would click on a hyperlink within a pinned tab, it would open in a new tab. (To be sure, this is *without* pressing the Control key on the Mac, or without right clicking on the mouse --> open link in new tab option).

But now, hyperlinks inside pinned tabs open in the same window. This is a workflow nightmare because I am used to having links originating within my pinned Gmail window open in a new tab.

I have followed the instructions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1283295, but this does not help.

Asked by spinor87 5 days ago

Answered by spinor87 5 days ago