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How to view the date of an item in History

I am trying to work out if a cookie on a web page sent an alert to an ambulance chaser for a minor injury I received. One way to narrow the search is to look at the timi… (read more)

I am trying to work out if a cookie on a web page sent an alert to an ambulance chaser for a minor injury I received. One way to narrow the search is to look at the timing of my use of the webpages that day. The History tool in Library has a number of columns including Added and Last Modified. Both of these are blank in the listing. I can see no other place where a date might be requested or recorded. Sometime last Monday I did the relevant Google search- but when exactly? Was it before or after 16:16? Is it possible to find out in Firefox?

Asked by cvhorie 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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extensions toolbar sizing

Hi Guys, I use Firefox personally and for business. I use a lot of very useful extensions and like many users I customize my experience. I have found that the number of … (read more)

Hi Guys,

I use Firefox personally and for business. I use a lot of very useful extensions and like many users I customize my experience. I have found that the number of extensions I use every day is larger then can be shown on the extension toolbar. I am aware that clicking on the "jigsaw" icon will open up all the extensions, however this is not practical and wastes a lot of time. I would like to substantially reduce the size of the search box and increase the available size for my extensions to be in one click territory on the toolbar, how do I best achieve that please?

Cheers

Asked by woodsterofarabia 7 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 6 months ago

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How to remove incorrect information from Firefox forum?

https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1340102#question-reply ^^^^^^ While searching for a very popular FIREFOX topic my top search result on google rendered this page.… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1340102#question-reply ^^^^^^ While searching for a very popular FIREFOX topic my top search result on google rendered this page. The answer is incorrect.

How can I fix or delete this erroneous post or may it be edited?

I can create a help page if it means anything to replace this technically and procedurally incorrect and misleading post. I saw it right away but for a newbie to firefox it could send them away screaming in frustration. A help webpage to address this question would be helpful and I can create one if needed. Or did I miss it?

Asked by J4 and J5 Sync Bookmarks and Add-ons 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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The Bible program "Instaverse" will not work with Firefox since the April 2023 downloads and updates. How do I correct this?

"Instaverse" Program lets scriptures appear after a mouse over in Firefox. Why will it not work since the 112 update and download? Worked all right until updates and down… (read more)

"Instaverse" Program lets scriptures appear after a mouse over in Firefox. Why will it not work since the 112 update and download? Worked all right until updates and downloads after March 22, 2023.

Asked by fahill 1 year ago

Last reply by fahill 1 year ago

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Multiple Language

How can I translate my website https://rhizmall.pk/ in Mozilla with different languages, like other browsers shown by right click on tools bar or on web page to translate… (read more)

How can I translate my website https://rhizmall.pk/ in Mozilla with different languages, like other browsers shown by right click on tools bar or on web page to translate in different languages?

Asked by reneemill85 1 year ago

Answered by reneemill85 1 year ago

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Dual Signed In google accounts possibe?

Hail all: Now, I have 2 Google accounts: My private one, and a Corporate Account, used for work. I always signed out of my normal window from the active account to the C… (read more)

Hail all:

Now, I have 2 Google accounts: My private one, and a Corporate Account, used for work. I always signed out of my normal window from the active account to the Corporate Account and vice versa, depending on which I needed to check. A common occurrence for many people.

But I noticed long ago, that in Private Window ... I seem to be signed out, opening Google in it. I use Private Window to avoid unnecessary clutter from sites dropping their stuff on my Temp folder. I hate clutter ... severe Asperger's.

I was thinking ... if I keep my private Google Mail on the prime non-Private window, can I sign in while this is open (and stays open) into my Corporate account in my Private Window?

If so, this would save me quite a bit of hassle, having to log out several times a day from my main, private account/mail and into the Corporate account mail, and when done vice versa to me private account mail.

Thank you.

Asked by dtm_samurai@hotmail.com 11 months ago

Answered by dtm_samurai@hotmail.com 11 months ago

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Which of this preferences are really increasing the speed in Firefox?

browser.download.animateNotifications to false security.dialog_enable_delay to 0 network.prefetch-next to false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry… (read more)

  • browser.download.animateNotifications to false
  • security.dialog_enable_delay to 0
  • network.prefetch-next to false
  • browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry to false
  • browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry to false
  • browser.ping-centre.telemetry to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.reportingpolicy.firstRun to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.unified to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled to false
  • browser.download.animateNotifications to false
  • security.dialog_enable_delay to 0
  • accessibility.force_disabled to 1
  • network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS to false
  • network.predictor.enable-prefetch to true
  • network.http.speculative-parallel-limit to 0
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server to 10
  • network.http.max-connections to 256
  • browser.tab.animate to false.
  • browser.panorama.animate_zoom to false
  • network.dns.disablePrefetch to true
  • network.prefetch-next to false
  • network.http.speculative-parallel-limit to 0
  • network.http.pipelining to true
  • network.http.proxy.pipelining to true
  • network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to 10
  • network.http.pipelining.aggressive to true
  • gfx.webrender.all to true
  • reader.parse-on-load.enabled to false
  • network.http.max-connections to 96
  • network.http.max-connections-per-server to 32
  • nglayout.initialpaint.delay to 0
  • network.dns.disableIPv6 to false
  • plugin.expose_full_path to true
  • toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled to false
  • extensions.checkCompatibility to false
  • config.trim_on_minimize to true
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity to 50000

Asked by Ahto1 1 year ago

Last reply by Ahto1 1 year ago

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How can I save the login details for multiple subdomains on the same domain? Firefox is treating them all as the same site.

I've seen other people ask this question, and the stock answer appears to be: a) They may be different subdomains, but they're the same site. b) Just add an extra bit on … (read more)

I've seen other people ask this question, and the stock answer appears to be: a) They may be different subdomains, but they're the same site. b) Just add an extra bit on the end of each user name so you can get at the correct one.

Unfortunately...

a) No they are most definitely not the same site: myFirstClientsDevSite.mytestdomain.com mySecondClientsDevSite.mytestdomain.com myThirdClientsDevSite.mytestdomain.com myFirstClientsUATSite.mytestdomain.com mySecondClientsUATSite.mytestdomain.com myThirdClientsUATSite.mytestdomain.com

You see the problem? Firefox treats all those sites as being "the same site", even though they patently are not.

b) I'm working with a lot more than three clients. Plus, that suggestion is basically "we admit that our product is broken, here's a work-around that a few people may be able to use".

And finally: I'm pretty sure that Firefox used to be able to discriminate between subdomains, so the question isn't so much "how can I get it to work", as "why was it taken away in the first place".

Asked by niall.jackson 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Controlling camera in Firefox

Hi there, I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. Thi… (read more)

Hi there,

I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. This second camera is better quality and preferred, I visit a web site. When I first activate the camera, I am presented with a dropdown of available cameras. The USB camera appears in the list. All is fine. I instruct Firefox to "allow" this camera to be used. (first image) However, after a short time, less than a second, the same dialog is shown again, this time without the USB camera. (second image) There have been no actual hardware changes. I can then click "allow" again and the *integrated* camera works, i.e. not the desired camera. So, two questions, really. First, what just happened? Did Firefox try to control the USB camera, find that it couldn't, and redisplay the dialog showing only the "controllable" option? Second, my desired endpoint here is for the web site to use the USB camera. How do I achieve this? I can easily do this with Chrome but I like Firefox. TIA.

Asked by pete103 1 year ago

Last reply by pete103 1 year ago

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Support for transparent images when copy-and-pasting

hello! i'm looking for a way to adjust the settings, if there are any, to copy and paste PNG images with firefox and keep their transparency intact -- rather than the sol… (read more)

hello! i'm looking for a way to adjust the settings, if there are any, to copy and paste PNG images with firefox and keep their transparency intact -- rather than the solid black it has now. as i understand it there's been similar issues as of 8 months ago, but i'm unsure if anything else has changed in that time.

i'm not a full-on graphic designer or anything but i do use this fairly often as an artist to look at references and such, and as someone who's recently switched to firefox from chrome (which does support this feature) i'd like to know if it's as easy as clicking something in a menu or if that's not an option altogether. thank you in advance to anyone willing to help!

Asked by rag 10 months ago

Answered by Medhasree Suram 10 months ago

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Youtube bottom left corner URL won't go away - full solution

Moderators, I am copy and pasting the below warning I have seen on similar posts at the top of the post. --- WARNING: This script is not provided by Mozilla and is not o… (read more)

Moderators, I am copy and pasting the below warning I have seen on similar posts at the top of the post.

--- WARNING: This script is not provided by Mozilla and is not officially supported Creating a userChrome.css file and other ways of customizing Firefox that are not exposed in the interface are there for developers, not end-users. If it were intended for end-users, you would see a menu option or checkbox; you wouldn't have to hack a text file in a hidden location.

What this means is that even though the functionality you want is no longer supported, a third-party has found a way to do it using the CSS file. If it breaks in new versions, you will need to contact the person who provided the script.

[Warning was not added by moderator, but by me to save someone time.] ---

With that out of the way, here's the issue I have, how I've solved it temporarily for the community.

When I load YouTube videos, I am given a statuspanel message with the URL of the video playing. It's not momentary or temporary, it stays there, the entire time. Why anyone thought this was a good idea, I'm not sure.

My question is simple, is there an alternative solution - to remove this statuspanel message permentantly - to what I'm sharing here, without using the userChrome.css file?

If so, please provide the solution so it can be tested and upvoted by the community, thank you in advance if that is you.

If there is not, then this post also serves as solution as well as a request to Modzila, that being.

Modzilla. Please make a solution that doesn't need custom .css scripts.

I am posting this as I needed multiple posts to achieve a solution so am hoping this serves as that for someone (including myself) until Firefox resolves this issue themselves, another way.

Solution: Windows 7/8/10/11 as of Firefox version 120.0

1. Go to about:config, click Accept the Risk and Continue 2. Type "toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets", toggle this to true 3. Close all instances of Firefox 4. Open Explorer, navigate to %appdata% then navigate down to \Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles and select your profile folder. If you only have 1 it may be obvious, if not for me it's the only "~.default-release" folder, where ~ is a random set or letters and numbers. If you're unsure, pick the first folder named like this, then repeat the next steps for all profile folders, or use trial and error if you prefer until you achieve the desired result. 5. Make a new folder "chrome" in that folder. 6. In this folder make a new .css file, right click make a new .txt file rename the file and extension "userChrome.css". 6. Open the blank .css file with a text editor and paste this line without quotes "#statuspanel {display:none!important;}" and save. 7. Attempt to load videos or pages where messages usually appear in the bottom left and observe the results

There are various other posts both here and other places that I have combined to write this solution, none of the others worked on their own, for me, which is why I write this and to refresh the request to the Modzilla Firefox team, to please, share or make a solution so we don't have to do this, as you'll otherwise need to continue supporting this legacy feature in future versions of Firefox.

Note: This will likely remove all statuspanel messages on other pages too, I have read other statuspanel commands online so if you want to be particular about muting some and not others, you may need to modify the file further.

Asked by Conza 6 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 6 months ago

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Multiple Gmail accounts

I have 3 Gmail accounts that I like to keep open most of the time. I'm trying to migrate from Chrome, which lets me have different profiles in separate browser windows. H… (read more)

I have 3 Gmail accounts that I like to keep open most of the time. I'm trying to migrate from Chrome, which lets me have different profiles in separate browser windows. How can I keep my different email accounts open? When I add one, the first one closes.

Asked by susperkins 9 months ago

Last reply by Paul 9 months ago

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New computer with W11, Ctrl + Shift + S shortcut will not work in Firefox

Hello! I recently got a new computer with Windows 11 freshly installed. I downloaded Firefox, went to take a screenshot, and the usual shortcut of Ctrl + Shift + S does … (read more)

Hello!

I recently got a new computer with Windows 11 freshly installed. I downloaded Firefox, went to take a screenshot, and the usual shortcut of Ctrl + Shift + S does not work. I can right click and Take a Screenshot, and I can use other Ctrl + Shift shortcuts, like Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen closed tabs. The only one that doesn't work is screenshots. I can also put Screenshots in my top row Toolbar and use it, just not the keyboard shortcut.

I refreshed Firefox, uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, as well as checked the about:config extensions.screenshots.disabled preference. It has been set to false, so I have set it to true and false again hoping it would "reset" it but nothing. Thank you!

Asked by smith87345 9 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 9 months ago

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Keyboard navigation on search results

I want to navigate on search results using the keyboard. I could use tab but it suggests all interactive elements such as news, images, books, videos, search settings and… (read more)

I want to navigate on search results using the keyboard. I could use tab but it suggests all interactive elements such as news, images, books, videos, search settings and etc one by one. I want to press something and make active first result, then second. If such hotkeys are not provided, maybe there are any extensions with similar functionality?

Asked by LuchnikKek 8 months ago

Answered by LuchnikKek 8 months ago

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Firefox Browser Upgrades are wiping out my URL settings

I have a specific group of websites I want to see when I open Firefox. When you upgrade, they get wiped. This did not used to happen. Only in the last month or so . . … (read more)

I have a specific group of websites I want to see when I open Firefox. When you upgrade, they get wiped.

This did not used to happen. Only in the last month or so . . .

VERY ANNOYING!!

How do I prevent this from happening??

Thanks,

Steve

Asked by sekitz 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago