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firefox html overriding adobe pdf files

Without my doing anything, firefox has decided to download pdf files in its own html. I have changed the default to adobe rather than ask. When I open the downloaded fi… (read more)

Without my doing anything, firefox has decided to download pdf files in its own html. I have changed the default to adobe rather than ask. When I open the downloaded file in adobe it comes down as an adobe file, I tell it to save as an adobe pdf, but it appears in file manager and then opens in firefox html. Worse, it, whatever it is, has gone into file manager and changed adobe pdf files, some of which have been sitting on my hard drive for some years, into firefox html files. How do I rectify this please?

Asked by jane81295 5 months ago

Last reply by crl4242 11 hours ago

Issues with extension when "Always use private browsing mode" is activated

This is what my environment looks like: I am using Firefox (version 109.0) on Ubuntu (version 22.04.1). I installed the 1password extension for Firefox (version 2.5.1). I… (read more)

This is what my environment looks like: I am using Firefox (version 109.0) on Ubuntu (version 22.04.1). I installed the 1password extension for Firefox (version 2.5.1). I have allowed the 1Password extension to "Run in Private Windows" (from the Firefox Add-ons Manager).

Description of my issue: In Firefox, there is a Privacy&Security setting that allows you to "Always use private browsing mode". When this setting is enabled, the 1Password extension does not work at all (even if I allowed it to run in private windows). That is, every time I click on the 1Password icon in my browser, an empty browser tab shows up, and nothing more. Instead, if I disable that setting, the extension works correctly.

Asked by riccardobucco 1 day ago

Last reply by James 11 hours ago

Extension for memorizing and auto-attributing firefox windows to macOS desktops by number?

Hi there. I use Firefox in macOS, and I always have multiple windows in different Desktops. As you know, Desktops in mac are numbered, and each App in the Dock has the op… (read more)

Hi there. I use Firefox in macOS, and I always have multiple windows in different Desktops.

As you know, Desktops in mac are numbered, and each App in the Dock has the option "Assign to" a particular Desktop number or Desktops in Display X. But that is too limiting, because all windows appear in the same Desktop. I'd like an option or Extension in Firefox that allows me to set each Firefox window to a particular Desktop number, so that I don't have to re-organize all my windows every time I restart Firefox.

Does anyone know if there is anything like that?

Asked by Tiago Pomella Lobo 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 20 hours ago

How do I change the black colour of Firefox and add-ons' menus, dropdowns to white?

Using online recommendations I was able to force the general theme to white, however individual segments of the FF UI still retain black (see the images). I want to white… (read more)

Using online recommendations I was able to force the general theme to white, however individual segments of the FF UI still retain black (see the images). I want to whiten them too. I saw a heap of color related settings in about:config. I set one of them, layout.css.prefers-color-scheme.content-override, to 1 but that had no effect on the appearance of the said elements.

Asked by scrutinizer1 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Adding a texting phone option for Mozilla's use when sending a verification code number (in addition to email address) ...

Hi...! I need to add my mobile phone number ({phone#removed from public}) as an option for your use in addition to my (currently out-of-service) email address when send… (read more)

Hi...! I need to add my mobile phone number ({phone#removed from public}) as an option for your use in addition to my (currently out-of-service) email address when sending me an account verification security code number... Please provide keystroke assistance (I'm 84--- your grandfather's age!?)  :-) ... MANY THANKS...!

/ John Damon

P.S. As necessary when making reply, please use my Alternate eMail Address: [email removed from public] ... Thanks again !!

Asked by jldamon 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

New Blocker

Hi. I just added one of your free features (which name I am forgetting) which allows me to create an email account so as to avoid using my actual email which then forwar… (read more)

Hi. I just added one of your free features (which name I am forgetting) which allows me to create an email account so as to avoid using my actual email which then forwards msgs to my actual email address. I do not want it. How do I remove it?

Thanks.

Asked by barbsussman 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Inconvenience with printer settings (Firefox and Thunderbird)

I am often switching office and change my system default printer always first when I am in a new place. I learned from the community here that the right thing to do for h… (read more)

I am often switching office and change my system default printer always first when I am in a new place. I learned from the community here that the right thing to do for having Firefox/Thunderbird follow this choice is set print_printer to 'default'. The problem is that this does only work for a while. As soon as I use the selection dropdown in the printing dialog (e.g. to exceptionally select the PDF printer) it will overwrite 'default' by that printer. The consequence is that from that time on I have to manually select the printer or got to the config editor again to set 'default'. Is there any simple solution I overlooked?

If not can you tell me how I can make a feature request? A simple solution would be to include something like 'System Default' in the dropdown list in the printing dialog. Although for my taste, it would be better to have the selection in the printer dialog only temporary and return to the previous printer selection for the next printing.

Asked by reiner.zorn 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

How con I hide the video and mic controller when I in call

Every time I use Google Meet, Firefox show me a tiny orange controller over al my desktops in Fedora Linux. It is a bit annoying an distracting. Maybe could be great this… (read more)

Every time I use Google Meet, Firefox show me a tiny orange controller over al my desktops in Fedora Linux. It is a bit annoying an distracting. Maybe could be great this icons appear in the os panel in linux.

Asked by Hanu 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Hiding or Collapsing Top Tab Bars

Hello, I was just wondering if there was a way to remove the top open tabs bar on the browser. I am currently using the tree style tabs and was hoping to just use that an… (read more)

Hello, I was just wondering if there was a way to remove the top open tabs bar on the browser. I am currently using the tree style tabs and was hoping to just use that and remove the visual clutter from the top.

Respectfully, Henry Bazan

Asked by henrybazan079 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Swiping Back and Forth between webpages -> Change From 2 to 3 finger swipe

I am using a Windows computer. Is there a way to change the two finger swipe to go back (or forward) a webpage to a "THREE" finger swipe? Two finger swipes interfere with… (read more)

I am using a Windows computer. Is there a way to change the two finger swipe to go back (or forward) a webpage to a "THREE" finger swipe? Two finger swipes interfere with other things that I may be trying to do on a webpage. I often find myself scrolling through tables (using two finger scrolling) and then if I scroll too far in one direction it goes BACK to the last webpage I was on. This is super frustrating!

I know how to disable the two finger swipe using about:config. However, if it can be changed to a 3 finger swipe instead, that would be a huge help.

Asked by rireland4596 3 months ago

Last reply by ekoster 3 days ago

Many extensions not running in Firefox for Windows

I have the latest FF installed, and have tried to install a couple extensions. Bitwarden and bypass paywalls. They both install ok, show up as enabled on the manage exten… (read more)

I have the latest FF installed, and have tried to install a couple extensions. Bitwarden and bypass paywalls. They both install ok, show up as enabled on the manage extensions page. But they do not run. They also do not show up with a left click on the extensions icon. BW in particular needs to be accessed to sign in to the pw vault, however, it's icon does not show up on the toolbar (nor does it show up as an option on the customize toolbar menu.) I have deleted the extensions.json file (other files mentioned were not found), but it made no difference. Any ideas?

Asked by bbortnick 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

opening php files

I want to open a php file. The little amount of help around suggests that I load an apprpriate browser. I have tried wamp, xamp, easy php, and none have been successfully… (read more)

I want to open a php file. The little amount of help around suggests that I load an apprpriate browser. I have tried wamp, xamp, easy php, and none have been successfully installed. I went to Settingss>General> dowunloads and searched for php. No reply.

Any other ideas? Win10 64 bit up to date Firefox

Thank you

Asked by cvhorie 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox keeps moving my toolbar icons into "more tools" - How can I stop this?

Hi folks, Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox. Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves a… (read more)

Hi folks,

Since the last 109.0 update I've noticed a strange behavior with Firefox.

Sometimes after watching a video stream in full screen, my toolbar changes and moves all my customized icons / extensions etc. into this "more tools" drop down menu. I can reproduce this by repeatedly switching from full screen to the normal view

This is so annoying and frustrating.

Does anyone know how I can fix this?

Asked by FallIn1337 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Setting What URL the Browser Opens Up On

How I can set the browser to open a specific page every time the browser opens up, like my email. I saw where it can open to the last previous pgs that were open, but tha… (read more)

How I can set the browser to open a specific page every time the browser opens up, like my email. I saw where it can open to the last previous pgs that were open, but that’s NOT what I want.

Asked by gplea1958 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

No settings for the menu bar

I updated Firefox, and now I have tiny tabs at the very top of the screen, a URL bar permanently set with either their homepage or a search bar, and basically nothing els… (read more)

I updated Firefox, and now I have tiny tabs at the very top of the screen, a URL bar permanently set with either their homepage or a search bar, and basically nothing else.

There are no settings or themes to change these things.

I can't read the tiny tabs, and I really would prefer a blank page and the small search bar off to the side if I want to search. I am often on cellular data and want to avoid opening anything until I choose it to save on data charges--and why can't I choose what I want to display?

Look, I am not a programmer. I am not risking messing up code in the guts of the browser to change these things because the person who wrote out these instructions is not going to be available to help me if I make a mistake.

Could I have settings to make the browser useful to me? I really don't want to go back to Safari, but I'm an old fart who can't see the new "improved" menu bar.

Asked by raggedrose 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

How to: Auto-Hide URL

Greetings! If this is actually a thing, I would like to know how to make it happen. If it is not a thing, this a suggestion that would be amazing to implement into the we… (read more)

Greetings!

If this is actually a thing, I would like to know how to make it happen. If it is not a thing, this a suggestion that would be amazing to implement into the web-browser!

On my phone, when you scroll, it automatically hides the address bar and everything on it, to go 'full-screen'. I want this on my laptop. How can I make it, that when I scroll, or even just sit on a webpage for a moment, the URL bar will smoothly transition into being 'hidden'?

I want to be clear: I do NOT want to use the fullscreen, CTRL + F11 function, because then my Windows task bar is not accessible. Right now I have my taskbar hidden, which is fantastic because it gives my laptop screen a bigger feel. And if FireFox's URL could do the same... that would be beautiful.

Asked by MrNonAstute 6 days ago

Last reply by SupportGB 3 days ago