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How to delete the cache without deleting cookies?

Control_Shift_Delete brings up some options for deleting stuff. There's cache and cookies amongst others. So as my Firefox folder in Users was getting huge I thought I'… (read more)

Control_Shift_Delete brings up some options for deleting stuff. There's cache and cookies amongst others. So as my Firefox folder in Users was getting huge I thought I'd trim things down so I checked just cache. But when I continued I had to log in to my sites again. Why? Shouldn't the cookies that I didn't delete take care of that? What went wrong? I do not want to eliminate cookies, just whatever is taking up so much space. ( I have a small C drive.)

Asked by moz2u 9 months ago

Last reply by moz2u 9 months ago

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a … (read more)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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How can I remove the "Did you mean to go to..." drop down bar when searching for something in the search bar?

How can I remove the drop down bar that asks me if I "meant to go to" some specific place every time I do a single-word search in the search bar? Apparently this was a pr… (read more)

How can I remove the drop down bar that asks me if I "meant to go to" some specific place every time I do a single-word search in the search bar? Apparently this was a problem a few years ago with a Firefox update, and it has just started happening to me after this most recent update. It is extremely annoying and there isn't anything in Options that allows a user to turn it off.

I tried a potential fix posted in one of the older support threads regarding this issue (switching browser.fixup.dns_first_for_single_words preference from false to true) but it doesn't seem to have worked, even after disabling the DNS's "Web Address Error Redirect Service", then resetting Firefox and my router after changing that setting.

Another method I tried was changing my DNS settings I also tried setting keyword.enabled to false, but that did not work either.

I've attached a screenshot of the specific drop down bar I'm referring to.

Asked by B M 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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how to set homepage wallpaper

i recently start using firefox and the function sync is really good! i know google can change the wallpaper homepage but i don't know firefox how? since i don't want my b… (read more)

i recently start using firefox and the function sync is really good! i know google can change the wallpaper homepage but i don't know firefox how? since i don't want my browser that bored. pls helpppppppppppppppppp.

Asked by tommy667805 1 year ago

Last reply by tommy667805 1 year ago

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Where are favorites on current version (recent versions) for Mac

Where are the favorites pages in recent versions of Firefox for mac? I go to one URL dozens a day and have to type in the full address each time. If this particular URL … (read more)

Where are the favorites pages in recent versions of Firefox for mac? I go to one URL dozens a day and have to type in the full address each time. If this particular URL worked in other browsers I sure would use something else. I'm sure this is just something the I am overlooking but don't know what.

Asked by ehw3 1 year ago

Last reply by ehw3 1 year ago

wrong web address in my mailto email selection

in my mailto emails my my main email has a bad url in the application details. Click on my email and it shows the wrong link and won't let me edit it. The right url is ht… (read more)

in my mailto emails my my main email has a bad url in the application details. Click on my email and it shows the wrong link and won't let me edit it. The right url is https://wowway.net. Any Ideas? Tom Szaller

Asked by Tom 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

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How do you bring up the Context menu in FireFox? (I'm using an Apple MacBook Pro)

I use a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.11 and the latest version of FireFox (72.0.2) and I'm unable to figure out how to bring up the Context menu. With previous versions of F… (read more)

I use a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.11 and the latest version of FireFox (72.0.2) and I'm unable to figure out how to bring up the Context menu. With previous versions of FireFox. I could hold down the Control key and click a tab and that would bring up the Context menu. But with the latest versions of FireFox, that option is no longer available.

I suppose if I bought a two-button mouse, I could bring up the Context menu with the right button, but you should be able to bring up the Context menu with the trackpad that come with Apple's MacBook Pro.

So how do you bring up the Context menu on an Apple MacBook Pro?

Thank you so much.

Asked by Marina43182 1 year ago

Answered by Marina43182 1 year ago

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Looking for a way / extension to play facebook videos by default in 360p.

I'm using Firefox Beta on a slow laptop in Linux -so, manually changing videos to 360p from the cog works to make them play smoothly. The facebook SD Only setting in http… (read more)

I'm using Firefox Beta on a slow laptop in Linux -so, manually changing videos to 360p from the cog works to make them play smoothly. The facebook SD Only setting in https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=videos doesn't really work -only in a few videos. If anyone knows of an extension that handles this on latest Firefox Beta let me know. Thank you.

Asked by csts 1 year ago

Answered by csts 1 year ago

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How do I restore a lost previous session

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new … (read more)

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new session in the homepage instead. When that happened, it didn't give me the option to restore my previous session (the option was grayed out) and hitting "Restart Firefox" in the crash window only opened another new tab at the home screen.

I had a decent number of tabs open that I would have like to keep open and I'm not able to remember all of them so is there a way to retrieve a lost session at this point?

Asked by Mike 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Attention: Mr Wesley Branton or anyone if Wesley is not available - making scroll bars wider

Some eighteen months ago I asked you how to make the scroll bars wider in Outlook. But at the time I was using Windows 7 and I cannot find your answer in my saved emails.… (read more)

Some eighteen months ago I asked you how to make the scroll bars wider in Outlook. But at the time I was using Windows 7 and I cannot find your answer in my saved emails.

Now I am using Windows 10 and I would again like to widen the scroll bars in Outlook.com my email account.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Please remember I am old and not at all computer savvy and would be so grateful for a slow and easy to follow method.

Thank you so much in advance for your help.

Anthony

Asked by avwood 1 year ago

Answered by avwood 1 year ago

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Latest change to Outlook.

Suddenly Outlook has added two columns to the left hand pane. Is it possible to get rid of them as they just clutter up the page? I have attached a screenshot and hope it… (read more)

Suddenly Outlook has added two columns to the left hand pane.

Is it possible to get rid of them as they just clutter up the page?

I have attached a screenshot and hope it comes out.

Thank you for your help.....Anthony

Asked by avwood 10 months ago

Answered by ozarkslandscaper 4 months ago

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Remove autocomplete entries

Hi, Using FF 91, I'm unable to remove autocomplete entries in the url field. I'm following the instructions from this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/13… (read more)

Hi,

Using FF 91, I'm unable to remove autocomplete entries in the url field. I'm following the instructions from this page:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1300485

and the KB entry on which this page is based: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Deleting_autocomplete_entries

On a Windows 10 PC, I've tried using both the Delete key and the Shift+Delete but the entry I'm trying to get rid of keeps coming back. I also removed all cookies associated with this url.

Would greatly appreciate your help.

Jordan

Asked by Jordan 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

I want to increase the font size for the tabs and bookmarks ONLY

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is… (read more)

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is very difficult to read. I don't want to increase the size of everything else - ***just the tab and bookmark text***. I've tried the fix seen elsewhere in the community for this question, but that doesn't change the size at all. If I increase the size, say by Zoom, that's a problem with my page layout. Can anyone help, please?

I'm on a Mac, but using an LG monitor, so no Retina display.

Asked by mscwebmaster 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Is there any way to make Mozilla Firefox automatically rename downloaded files of the same name like Chrome does?

When I right-click on an image in Chrome, and choose `save as`, it doesn't ask me for a new file name if a file with the same name exists in the folder. It just adds a `(… (read more)

When I right-click on an image in Chrome, and choose `save as`, it doesn't ask me for a new file name if a file with the same name exists in the folder. It just adds a `(1)` suffix to the filename automatically. However, in Firefox, it asks me to type a new file name if the directory contains a file with the same name. Is there any under-the-hood switch to fix this behavior? ( BTW my download option is set to "Save files to Downloads without asking me every time" ) Sounds like a simple problem but imagine you need to download 100 images from a web page and every file on the server is named `image.jpg`.

Asked by taseron 1 year ago

Last reply by taseron 1 year ago

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Firefox runs on startup even though I explicitly told it not to

I set winRegisterApplicationRestart to false. Firefox doesn't appear in the task manager startup programs list. There is no link to firefox in the startup folder. Neverth… (read more)

I set winRegisterApplicationRestart to false. Firefox doesn't appear in the task manager startup programs list. There is no link to firefox in the startup folder. Nevertheless, firefox runs itself when I log on. How can I make it stop?

Asked by brisingre 1 year ago

Last reply by mjwh56 1 year ago

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Firefox 90.0.1: Increase just toolbar and tab fonts?

Got my menu bar's fonts just right, but the fonts on the bookmarks, address toolbar and tabs need to be made larger. I do not want to increase the size of any other text… (read more)

Got my menu bar's fonts just right, but the fonts on the bookmarks, address toolbar and tabs need to be made larger. I do not want to increase the size of any other text within FF. Thanks.

Asked by flycaster 4 months ago

Answered by flycaster 4 months ago

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How do i remove all passwords on firefox lockwise all at once

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to … (read more)

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to delete ALL passwords with one simple click, it looks like the only way I can get passwords removed in firefox lockwise is do so individually. Who was the mental defect that designed firefox lockwise without providing a ONE CLICK way to remove all passwords?

Asked by Stan 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago