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How do I remove search suggestions listed below address bar when I start to type?

Windows 7SP1. With the Firefox 78.0.1 update, search with Amazon.com, You Tube, Facebook, Reddit, Wikipedia and Twitter appear below the address bar when I start to typ… (read more)

Windows 7SP1. With the Firefox 78.0.1 update, search with Amazon.com, You Tube, Facebook, Reddit, Wikipedia and Twitter appear below the address bar when I start to type the url. I only have as default DuckDuckGo and Start Page HTTPS selected in options, and no alternatives.

I saw the one reply to this issue to use the about:config, browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches, change to false. This did not work.

Why has this been done? I don’t want them and I don’t use them. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by JudEric 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Open .pdf in Firefox

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unne… (read more)

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unneccessary in the future. When I next time try to open a downloaded .pdf, the question is there again. (I hope you can understand the problem, I am not a native english speaker). See the attachments.

Best regards Fritz

Asked by fribir 6 hours ago

Last reply by dhruvmpillai 6 hours ago

Ad blocker that is off by default

I only want to block adverts when they are intrusive and I feel bad about blocking acceptable ads. Most ad blockers will allow you to whitelist a website but I often will… (read more)

I only want to block adverts when they are intrusive and I feel bad about blocking acceptable ads. Most ad blockers will allow you to whitelist a website but I often will not notice that the ads are being blocked and thus not white list it. What I want is an ad block extension to Firefox that only turns on for new sites when I tell it to, although it should be able to remember which sites I want it on for. I can't think of the best way to explain this which is why I couldn't find a solution on the web.

Does anyone know of an adblocker with this feature and how do I turn it on?

Asked by Kyle 23 hours ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 7 hours ago

FF now forces unwanted dropdown list in Address Bar despite Preference settings

FF 78.0.1 installed. Why is FF search now forcing a drop down list of these undesirable websites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. I never use these websi… (read more)

FF 78.0.1 installed. Why is FF search now forcing a drop down list of these undesirable websites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. I never use these websites, I don't want to interact with them, I don't want to be told about them, I don't want to be directed to them. I don't want to be distracted with extraneous 'options' that divert my attention from the task at hand. This overrides my Preference settings. I already turned off or deleted all the alternative search engines "that appear below the address bar and search bar when you start to enter keywords." None of these new website additions are in that list.

Is there a simple way to get rid of this without monkeying around with internal settings? Company and public libary users are locked out of this.

PLEASE!!! Firefox is not doing anyone favors by forcing new features without warning or explanation in mandatory updates. We keep losing basic functions like the ability to see URLs in the address bar -which I do need - and then spend a lot of time trying to figure out why something unwanted like this started happening and whether it can be stopped.

Number of items on the Location Bar

Just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 and now when I click the location bar the number of items decreased from 10 to 8. Any way to configure how much items are displayed when I … (read more)

Just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 and now when I click the location bar the number of items decreased from 10 to 8. Any way to configure how much items are displayed when I click the bar? Note that I mean just clicking the bar, before typing any text.

Asked by verssago 15 hours ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 8 hours ago

Missing websites from address bar

Updated firefox to 78.0.1 and now some websites aren't appearing in the drop down address bar. Before the update I counted 10 entries in the drop down menu and currently … (read more)

Updated firefox to 78.0.1 and now some websites aren't appearing in the drop down address bar. Before the update I counted 10 entries in the drop down menu and currently I'm at 8. However, if I enter the key "^" key I see the original 10. Is there anyway to make this original 10 appear by default?

Asked by Devinnived 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

Edit this Bookmark drop down window only displays 6 lines

I have just switched to a new Macbook laptop. If firefox, when clicking on the bookmark star in the address field, the drop down box opens to edit the bookmark. When cli… (read more)

I have just switched to a new Macbook laptop. If firefox, when clicking on the bookmark star in the address field, the drop down box opens to edit the bookmark. When clicking on Choose Bookmark, the list that opens contains only 6 lines of folders to choose from. With my last few computers, I was easily able to search and get an answer on how to increase the number of lines from 6 to whatever I wanted. Unfortunately, I never wrote it down and now I cannot recall how to do this. Can anyone tell me how to do this? Thank you!

Asked by adgct 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

Disable Firefox automatic restoring of previous session when Booting on Win 10

I'm using Win 10. How do i disable Firefox 77.0 from automatically restoring lots of windows from my last session upon startup of my computer? FYI, i just opened my Menu,… (read more)

I'm using Win 10. How do i disable Firefox 77.0 from automatically restoring lots of windows from my last session upon startup of my computer?

FYI, i just opened my Menu, and see that:

This is Uncheckmarked: ...Options > General > Restore Previous Session And this is Enabled: ....Add-Ons > Mange Your Extension

Asked by Ann&nymous 23 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 22 hours ago

Disable a keyboard shortcut

I looked at the article about keyboard shortcuts, but it didn't say if there was a way to disable any of them. It seems often when I'm typing, instead of hitting the bac… (read more)

I looked at the article about keyboard shortcuts, but it didn't say if there was a way to disable any of them. It seems often when I'm typing, instead of hitting the backspace key, I accidentally hit the F12 and it pops into development mode. I won't be doing any development in the near future (or probably any time) so I'd like to disable that one for convenience. Thanks

Asked by pdsimdars 23 hours ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 23 hours ago

How to know name of elements in firefox context menu?

How can I know the names of elements in firefox tab context menu? (Menu which appears when we right click on a tab) Example - If I want to hide the "sendtodevice" menu, t… (read more)

How can I know the names of elements in firefox tab context menu? (Menu which appears when we right click on a tab)

Example - If I want to hide the "sendtodevice" menu, then I will add below code to userChrome.css

/* Hide Send Tab to Device */

  1. context_sendTabToDevice_separator,
  2. context_sendTabToDevice,
  3. context_sendTabToDevicePopupMenu {
 display: none !important;

}

For send to device menu, the element names are above. For other menu items, where can I get their element names?

I want to hide a few menu items

Asked by sompal.kk 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

find bar displayl color

When searching for a word on an already loaded page I use find (cntrl f). The word if found is highlighted in a different color. In the default case its a light green. Ca… (read more)

When searching for a word on an already loaded page I use find (cntrl f). The word if found is highlighted in a different color. In the default case its a light green. Can I change the color to red bold or at the least the background color in the highlighted word to black or red. Anything that has a much higher contrast. There doesn't seem to be a config option to do this but it may not be under the "findbar" family.

Asked by bernie4 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Two UI improvement request around session restore and History

Been too many times when I’ve meant to close a bunch of tabs but don’t wanna to close the session restore tab (it’s my only way of accessing the old session tabs) and I a… (read more)

Been too many times when I’ve meant to close a bunch of tabs but don’t wanna to close the session restore tab (it’s my only way of accessing the old session tabs) and I accidentally close that session tab as well, thus losing all those old tabs. Is there anyway you guys can make it harder (Maybe with a “are you sure” prompt) before allowing to close that tab?

Also, when I go into history and click “open in new tab” on a link (lets say I’ve scrolled all the way down to find it), one the link opens, the link gets sent to the top of the list in history, thus making me lose the context of where I found the link in history. This is terrible UI, I should be left off where I clicked on the link (with it’s surrounding context (i.e. date, etc)

Asked by mollasadra 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

78.0.1 update: extensions still visible under add-ons but have vanished from top bar

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main wi… (read more)

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main window - so I casn no longer access them.

Asked by anharker 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

How to hide link to source of run js-command in the console

JavaScript file uses command ```console.log()``` for showing values and outputs they into console. Next to the displayed result, there is a link to the place where the fu… (read more)

JavaScript file uses command ```console.log()``` for showing values and outputs they into console. Next to the displayed result, there is a link to the place where the function was called (the source). I need to copy the displayed result, but when I select text in the console, these links get there.

How do I disable these links so that they are not displayed when data is output?

Asked by PyGreen 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Wrong language after update

Why is it that EVERY TIME after an update there is always a problem with the language - it just sticks to Russian and I can't change it into English? This is extremely a… (read more)

Why is it that EVERY TIME after an update there is always a problem with the language - it just sticks to Russian and I can't change it into English? This is extremely annoying because I do exactly what is written in the Help article and it doesn't work. And now I found in the Add-ons Menu that "English (US) language pack is incompatible with Firefox 77.0.1" (please see attached).

Then why WHY do you force me to update? How am I supposed to use it now? If the languages aren't yet fixed in the new update then why do you impose this update?

I will have to switch to a different browser finally because it's just unbearable...

Thank you.

Asked by irony108 3 days ago

Last reply by James 2 days ago

Extensions / profil / sync ?

Hello, Here is the problem I encounter in firefox (windows 7 system): - the extensions are no longer functional - reinstalling them solves the problem only until the next… (read more)

Hello, Here is the problem I encounter in firefox (windows 7 system): - the extensions are no longer functional - reinstalling them solves the problem only until the next start - fixing firefox did not solve the problem. When I thought about it I wondered if the problem did not follow the use of 'sync' in a non-administrator profile under ubuntu. I disconnected this machine (ubuntu) via the sync interface on my PC but the problem persists. What should I do, knowing that I currently no longer have access to this ubuntu computer (if the problem really comes from there)?

Bonjour, Voici le problème que je rencontre dans firefox (système windows 7) : - les extensions ne sont plus fonctionnels - leur réinstallation ne règle le problème que jusqu'au démarrage suivant - réparer firefox n'a pas résolu le problème. En y réfléchissant je me suis demandé si le problème ne fait pas suite à l'usage de 'sync' dans un profil non-administrateur sous ubuntu. J'ai déconnecté cette machine (ubuntu) via l'interface sync sur mon PC mais le problème perdure. Que faire, sachant que je n'ai actuellement plus accès à cet ordi ubuntu (si tant est que le problème vienne réellement de là) ?

Asked by pie3re-sync 1 week ago

Last reply by pie3re-sync2 3 days ago