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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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New Firefox format is visually vague and confusing

I hate the New Firefox- especially blending the tabs into invisibly divisions- maybe this is someone's idea of streamlined- but Firefox' s problem is in retaining the pre… (read more)

I hate the New Firefox- especially blending the tabs into invisibly divisions- maybe this is someone's idea of streamlined- but Firefox' s problem is in retaining the previous more structured look. The previous look was easier to see at a glance and navigate.

Asked by bobcatbowen 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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How can I turn off the searching from address bar .

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act n… (read more)

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act normal ?

Asked by r.hutchinson62 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 hour ago

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HERE is the answer to put "TABS BELOW" which will work with Firefox V90 using the - userChrome.css - file

HERE IS THE ANSWER Here is the answer to get TABS BELOW with Firefox V90 . . copy all of this code below the broken line into your - userChrome.css - file and save it. Yo… (read more)

HERE IS THE ANSWER Here is the answer to get TABS BELOW with Firefox V90 . . copy all of this code below the broken line into your - userChrome.css - file and save it. You can modify the 45px in this line if you wish to get an appropriate height . . just experiment with different numbers till you get it right --menubar-height: 45px; /*30px|41px=11px; caption buttons on menubar*/

Also to make the tabs wider or narrower, modify the line which is coded width: 50vw !important;

Finally you must enable - css - in Firefox, by typing about:config into your address bar, and search for toolkit. When all the toolkit options appear change the one which says toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to TRUE by click the icon in the right hand column. Than close Firefox and reopen, and check how it looks This will enable your - css - file to be read, and interpreted and accepted by the Firefox browser.


@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */
/* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */
/* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* ROOT - VARS */
/* you can adjust the CSS variables until it looks correct */
/* you can use the Browser Toolbox to get the toolbar heights */

*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;

  --tab-min-height: 40px !important;
  --tab-min-width:  60px !important;

  --tab-caption: -5px; /* caption buttons on tab bar */
  --tab-adjust:   3px; /* adjust tab bar */

  --menubar-height: 45px; /*30px|41px=11px; caption buttons on menubar*/
  --navbar-height:  31px; /*31px*/
  --bookmarkbar-height: 26px;

  --tabbar-top: calc(var(--menubar-height) + var(--navbar-height) + var(--bookmarkbar-height) + var(--tab-adjust)); /*89+*/
}

/* in case you enable extra toolbars in full screen mode */
*|*:root[inFullscreen] {
  --tab-adjust: 3px;
  --menubar-height: 0px; /*30px*/
  --navbar-height:  31px; /*31px*/
  --bookmarkbar-height: 0px; /*26px*/
  --tabbar-top: calc(var(--menubar-height) + var(--navbar-height) + var(--bookmarkbar-height) + var(--tab-adjust)); /*89+*/
}

/* TAB BAR - below nav-bar */
#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {-moz-box-ordinal-group:10}
#TabsToolbar {-moz-box-ordinal-group:1000}

#TabsToolbar {
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
/*  bottom: 0 !important; /* 68-88: BOTTOM */
  top: var(--tabbar-top);  /* 89+: TOP */
  width: 50vw !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
}

/* navigator-toolbox - PADDING */
*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
}

/* TabsToolbar with menubar and titlebar hidden - rules for Firefox 65-73 */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"]):not([sizemode="maximized"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar{
}

/* TABS: height */
#tabbrowser-tabs,
#tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
.tabbrowser-tabs[positionpinnedtabs] > .tabbrowser-tab[pinned] {
  min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color:            var(--toolbar-color) !important;
  z-index: 1 !important;
}

/* indicators *//*
*|*:root[privatebrowsingmode=temporary] .private-browsing-indicator {
  position: absolute !important;
  display: block !important;
  right: 0px !important;
  bottom: 0px !important;
  width: 14px !important;
  pointer-events: none !important;
}
*/
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* Indicators - HIDE *//*
*|*:root:not([accessibilitymode])             .accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important}
*|*:root:not([privatebrowsingmode=temporary]) .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important}
*/

/* Drag Space */
.titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"],
.titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {
  width: 20px !important;
}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */
#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
  padding-bottom: unset !important;
}

#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
  padding-bottom: unset !important;
  margin-bottom: unset !important;
}

#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
  margin-top: unset !important;
}

/* Hide window-controls and caption buttons on Tab Bar */
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}
#TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}

Asked by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 1 week ago

Answered by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 1 week ago

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another new look

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff… (read more)

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff for dead

Asked by trev 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 6 days ago

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89.0b2 Revert new tab design

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and… (read more)

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and now became largest and at the same time least information-dense panel in my entire desktop! I searched around the web for a bit in hopes that I will find a theme or an add-on that will revert this particular change but no luck. I really want to revert to old UI look (at least tabs bar), there should be default theme or option to get back to old style. After some investigation I found userChrome.css but don't really want to install it (maybe this is actually the way of doing this kind of styling). Please help me revert UI design to old one.

Asked by PepeTheFrog21 1 month ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 month ago

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White line on the bottom of the screen

When I use firefox on my main display (1920x1080 144h 16:9) in full screen there is a noticeable white line in the bottom, not using full screen fixes it, but a pain in t… (read more)

When I use firefox on my main display (1920x1080 144h 16:9) in full screen there is a noticeable white line in the bottom, not using full screen fixes it, but a pain in the ass to resize it all the time. I tried using the browser on my secondary smaller display (1920x1080 60h 16:9) and there is no white line. This seems to be a bug, how do i fix it?

Asked by TheSpiffyOne 16 hours ago

Answered by TheSpiffyOne 4 hours ago

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send url form adress bar

hello, in the previous versions of Firefox, it was possible to send an article just by clicking on the three small dots in the address bar, I don't find this possibility… (read more)

hello, in the previous versions of Firefox, it was possible to send an article just by clicking on the three small dots in the address bar, I don't find this possibility to send an article and its url to someone by email, almost with a single click. Is there another way to access this feature that was very interesting? thanks !

Asked by lupin1 1 day ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 23 hours ago

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Restore Previous Session Not Working

Having used Firefox for a decade or more, I have relied on the Restore Previous Session option to open my Firefox and display the same tabs and screens as were displayed … (read more)

Having used Firefox for a decade or more, I have relied on the Restore Previous Session option to open my Firefox and display the same tabs and screens as were displayed when Firefox was closed. That no longer works. You can see in the screenshot below that the option check box is ticked.

This is a fairly recent phenomenon; however, I cannot say for certain when it started. I think it was when the last ver. 88nnn or the first ver 89 were released and installed.

What, if anything, can I do to return Firefox to Restoring Previous Session?

Asked by rabbit 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Apps on home page

Fire Fox has added on the home page apps for E-Bay and Amazon and took away my Tyler Paper app. I never shop Amazon and rarely shop E-Bay and do not want them on my home … (read more)

Fire Fox has added on the home page apps for E-Bay and Amazon and took away my Tyler Paper app.

I never shop Amazon and rarely shop E-Bay and do not want them on my home page. They also have two apps for my Chase bank

Asked by jpw6391 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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saving google translate audio

Several months ago I was saving google translated audio by right clicking "Inspect (Q)" and clicking Network and Media then opening appropriate link in new tab. Now whe… (read more)

Several months ago I was saving google translated audio by right clicking "Inspect (Q)" and clicking Network and Media then opening appropriate link in new tab. Now when I do this this and hit Listen icon the speech is generated ok but no links are generated in lower partition. Thanks for your help. Am using Windows and Firefox 89.0.1

Asked by mikebadzzz 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Search (not in address bar)

I intentionally set my browser so that I can search from the search box in the center of this page. However, when I start typing in that box I get all kinds of stuff from… (read more)

I intentionally set my browser so that I can search from the search box in the center of this page. However, when I start typing in that box I get all kinds of stuff from the address bar blocking the box and what I'm typing. I don't want to search from the address bar, I want to use that search box. How do I get this feature back?

Before, all I had to do was uncheck the box in the second screen shot but that no longer seems to work. What's the new trick or why have the search box if you can't search from it?

Also, after a search, my links always opened in a new tab. That no longer seems to be working that way. I prefer my links open in a new tab in case I want to look at other results while keeping that tab available.

Asked by csurvine 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox deletes saved passwords when forgetting a website

Previously I used to use "Forget This Website" from the History panel to quickly clear the history of a specific website. But it was not deleting it's saved passwords. No… (read more)

Previously I used to use "Forget This Website" from the History panel to quickly clear the history of a specific website. But it was not deleting it's saved passwords. Now I realize, that when I Forget a Website, it actually does delete the saved passwords too. I am confused now. Was this behavior always like this? can it be that because I have Sync on several devices, the deleted password gets restored somehow? I would like to be able to forget a website without loosing it's login details...

Asked by Danas 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Missing "Page Actions" button (ellipse, 3 dots)

The "Page Actions" button (the ellipse, or, 3 dots) that was in the row of functions following the address bar is missing. It was really handy and I used it a lot, espec… (read more)

The "Page Actions" button (the ellipse, or, 3 dots) that was in the row of functions following the address bar is missing. It was really handy and I used it a lot, especially for taking a screen shot. How can I get that button back? Thanks.

Asked by jabarnas 1 day ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 day ago