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Firefox v77 enlarging URL bar

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent.… (read more)

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent. I find this behavior annoying and unnecessary for me. Actually, I think this is just plain dumb. The text does not enlarge, just the URL box. Is there a way that I may be able to disable this behavior, thank you.

Asked by Dad1966 2 hours ago

Last reply by GoBabyGo492CI 1 hour ago

Library History Searching

So on Win 7 you can put into your search kind:=picture and it will show you every image file on your PC from png to bmp to jpg to gif. Can I do the same thing in the fire… (read more)

So on Win 7 you can put into your search kind:=picture and it will show you every image file on your PC from png to bmp to jpg to gif.

Can I do the same thing in the firefox history search and find all image types in one go?

Is there someway I can type in a keyword in the history search like kind:=picture and just get ever image type?

Asked by MellyWelly 11 hours ago

How to Download Spotify FREE content

Hello, I want to download some content from Spotify (free) in Firefox. What maybe couldhelp is the fact that I could eliminate any commercial breaks, but I actually dont … (read more)

Hello, I want to download some content from Spotify (free) in Firefox. What maybe couldhelp is the fact that I could eliminate any commercial breaks, but I actually dont know how. Sometimes Spotify wants to start some adds but after a few seconds the audiobook or whatever keeps on running. Does Spotify in some way "respect" my adblocke (ublocker origin, noScript,Private badgerr?) The idea now is,van I also download Content from spotify with anyozillaa addon. Thx for help so far Harry b. fron Germany

Asked by Harald Bachtenkirch 13 hours ago

Last reply by Harald Bachtenkirch 13 hours ago

How can I preview various types of text files in firefox?

I recently switched to firefox from chrome and am enjoying it for the most part, but have one thing that drives me crazy. When I click on a link for a file such as a YAML… (read more)

I recently switched to firefox from chrome and am enjoying it for the most part, but have one thing that drives me crazy. When I click on a link for a file such as a YAML file, the only options I have are to open the file in another application or save the file to disk. Most of the time, this is not what I want. I really just need to take a quick look at the file to understand its contents.

Is there a way to set firefox to automatically display the file contents in-browser rather than requiring a separate application?

Asked by Vorticity 1 day ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 day ago

Restoring session

Hi, is it possible to restore two sessions back? After restarting the computer, I accidentally opened and closed a new session, and in the previous one I had many importa… (read more)

Hi, is it possible to restore two sessions back? After restarting the computer, I accidentally opened and closed a new session, and in the previous one I had many important tabs open. Is it possible to recover them?

Asked by d.a.wojcicka 5 days ago

Last reply by d.a.wojcicka 5 days ago

Adress to downloads

Hi all, does anybody know how to go straight to downloads by using the following link? chrome://browser/content/places/places.xhtml By default it opens all bookmarks. Usi… (read more)

Hi all,

does anybody know how to go straight to downloads by using the following link?

chrome://browser/content/places/places.xhtml

By default it opens all bookmarks. Using about:downloads is no option because of the limited functionality.

Every help is welcome!

Asked by Christoph 6 days ago

I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a progran...

I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a program...?' … (read more)

I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a program...?'

Asked by Edward z laseczką 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

How do I force the Firefox browser most recently used to be the profile to open new links?

I am currently using two separate profiles for Firefox browser - one personal and one for work. I have both open at all times on one machine. When I click on a link from … (read more)

I am currently using two separate profiles for Firefox browser - one personal and one for work. I have both open at all times on one machine. When I click on a link from Slack (for work), it always opens in my personal Firefox browser which it usually cannot open since I need to be logged into my work account.

How do I set it up so that the link will open in the profile that was most recently used vs the default profile?

Asked by moonxkang 6 days ago

Closing FF with Ctrl-Shift-Q

When closing Firefox and more than one window is open, I get a warning telling me how many tabs I have open in that window, and asking if I want to continue. If I continu… (read more)

When closing Firefox and more than one window is open, I get a warning telling me how many tabs I have open in that window, and asking if I want to continue. If I continue, tabs will be lost.

The warning has two buttons, "Close Tabs" and "Cancel."

If I close FF with File > Exit or Ctrl-Shift-Q, and next time when I open FF, all windows and tabs came back.

The warning above should address this: It should give a third option of Exiting to bring back all windows when FF is started next time. Something like...

Asked by sag621 1 week ago

Disable web push notifications popup but keep notifications

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dis… (read more)

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dislike this change.

I would like to revert to how it was before (pre-76.0 ? Not sure exactly which version): - notifications get sent to my desktop/OS’s notification center (running OpenSuse + KDE), - no popup is displayed when a notification is triggered.

That way: - notifications will respect the OS « do not disturb » mode, - notifications get shown through a unified UI for all applications, - I can pick how « interrupting » I want each notification to be, - In particular I can focus while on my computer without being interrupted, and poll the notifications occasionally.

Is there a way (maybe a about:config option) to keep notifications but disable the popup behaviour?

Asked by Luc 1 week ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 week ago

One search for multiple site results

Hello, I have 7 or 8 sites I regularly use to purchase books. The problem is,I have to type every single one of them and then head to their search bars and type the same … (read more)

Hello,

I have 7 or 8 sites I regularly use to purchase books. The problem is,I have to type every single one of them and then head to their search bars and type the same book title over and over again. Is there a way I can place all of them in a group and then have Firefox search only within those sites for the book titles?

Thank you in advance!

Asked by Stef 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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 week ago

Last reply by tommy667805 1 week ago

Selecting multiple items and other Keyboard shortcuts in Google drive not working

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it fro… (read more)

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it from Firefox I used Shift key and Ctrl key to select, but unfortunately not working .

Asked by Rana Ali 1 week ago

Last reply by Ankit Kumar 1 week ago

I want to switch between the results of a google search and open some in new tabs.

Hi all, I believe I remember that this function once was implemented in firefox and I used it regularly. But now I can't find it anymore: The search results of an inter… (read more)

Hi all, I believe I remember that this function once was implemented in firefox and I used it regularly. But now I can't find it anymore:

The search results of an internet search (let's say google search results) show up in firefox one after the other. When I move my hand to the mouse and Strg + click I can open selected search results in new tabs. From the keyboard I can only use Tab to navigate from element to element - but not from search result to search result as I want.

Is there a possibility to move quickly from search result to search result? To skip all the not interesting elements? To "tab" through all these links, the maps, the ads takes ages...

Would be great if someone knew the old function in firefox at least.

ami

Asked by ami 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Jeff Grossman 1 week ago

Imac color configuration

The colors are displayed too intensely on Imac. Changing advanced configuration in about:config doesn't work. > Attachment: left site Chrome, right site Firefox … (read more)

The colors are displayed too intensely on Imac. Changing advanced configuration in about:config doesn't work. > Attachment: left site Chrome, right site Firefox

Asked by tjosutis 1 week ago