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How to have uninterruptible full screen

There are some browser games that are best played full screen, but I can't seem to find a way to keep the "helpful" menu from popping up over my game when the mouse hits … (read more)

There are some browser games that are best played full screen, but I can't seem to find a way to keep the "helpful" menu from popping up over my game when the mouse hits the top edge of the screen. The best I can do is not play full screen, and detach the tab of my game to minimize the amount of tabs visible (and clickable) but there are still these "landmines" on the screen that actively sabotage playing the game without having the handicap of firefox taking over and messing with the screen.

Is there any way to completely disable the popups from a fullscreen mode, show no toolbars, tabs, or anything else (except when exiting fullscreen mode via the keyboard.) I want the mouse to have no interaction with changing the display except for the game itself.

Playing http://slither.io is a good example of what I'm talking about.

Thanks!

CS

Asked by cs2991 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Can't unpin a site

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contr… (read more)

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contrast to other pinned sites). It's not a huge problem, but I have some ethical issues with Amazon, so the last thing I want to see every time I open my browser is their logo. I also wonder how did it get there in the first place (I sometimes do browse the site to get an idea what are the prices of various products, but not too often and I'm not sure if there is a way to pin it by accident at all). Does anyone have the same problem?

Asked by rypeld 1 year ago

Answered by rypeld 1 year ago

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3 dots sharing menu gone ? (OSX Big Sur, FF89.0)

I think there used to be a sharing menu, on or near the address bar. The "..." button or menu had all the macos sharing options. seems to have moved in 89.0 am i missin… (read more)

I think there used to be a sharing menu, on or near the address bar. The "..." button or menu had all the macos sharing options.

seems to have moved in 89.0

am i missing something ?


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Asked by jasonjarvis 1 year ago

Answered by Kiki 1 year ago

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how to open new link in a new tab browser

I would like to open a new tab when I open a new link instead of the last page I am on falling behind. The old page should remain and new link/page open separately. Exam… (read more)

I would like to open a new tab when I open a new link instead of the last page I am on falling behind. The old page should remain and new link/page open separately. Example of what I would like. I open Firefox and my homepage is yahoo. I click on a bookmarked tab to go to youtube it opens in a second tab. I want the first tab to stay open on my home page and a completely new tab open youtube. that makes two open tabs now

Asked by mjb3838 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel?

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the downloa… (read more)

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the download panel does not popup when a download is complete. Please provide a solution to turn off this feature.

Asked by shellnine 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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spell-check dictionary

Hi. Since the last update of Firefox, the Languages item on the right-click menu has disappeared and I don't know how to swap between languages for spell checking any mor… (read more)

Hi. Since the last update of Firefox, the Languages item on the right-click menu has disappeared and I don't know how to swap between languages for spell checking any more (the explanation on page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker doesn't correspond to what I see new: isn't it outdated?). I find where to change the display language of menus and commands in the Options, but not where to switch between spell-check dictionaries. So I have menus in Portuguese and spell-check fixed on English... Can you help, please? Thanks.

Paolo

Asked by Paolo 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I retrieve the current profile path & name from a command line?

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the exist… (read more)

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the existing profile (I only have one profile), but I'd like it to remain viable in case a newer profile is created for whatever reason. Is there a way to retrieve the path into a variable?

Thank you!

Asked by mike.fairleigh 7 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Move profile "Storage" folder

When I looked into why it was taking so long to backup my FF profile, I realized it was because their are over 21k files my backup software has to compare. The majority o… (read more)

When I looked into why it was taking so long to backup my FF profile, I realized it was because their are over 21k files my backup software has to compare.

The majority of these are in the "Storage" folder -- apparently local/offline storage for various sites.

I've already moved the cache to a non-synced location using browser.cache.disk.parent_directory and would like to do the same with "Storage".

But I can't seem to find any info on what pref would allow me to do that. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by CWeinhofer 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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In firefox the mouse pointer covers the tooltip, how do i change that?

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unread… (read more)

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unreadable, mostly. One can infer the content sometimes.

How do i change that? Or what is the problem?

I'll try and include a screenshot. Hmm, the screenshot didn't include the mouse. I think i can do a video with OBS and then a screenshot of that.

Interesting, somehow in the screenshot from the obs video it shows 2 mouse pointers. One is very small and the tooltip is just below that, but the other is larger (the one I see) and it covers the tooltip. I'm using the standard windows mouse settings for larger mouse pointers. I just tried using the 'old' mouse settings to select a larger mouse and it behaves the same way. If I select size: 1 in the new size settings, and the old settings i have 'windows system' mouse, then the tooltip is under the pointer but the size is too small for the pointer. I then changed to another mouse setting in the old selector "inverted extra large" and you can see the tooltip because of the 'inverted' nature of the pointer, but the tooltip is still partially covered by the pointer.

Ideally the choice would be to put the tooltip above the mouse pointer rather than below. When you increase the size of the mouse pointer it only increases down, not up. The point of the pointer is always at the top.

I'm going to try one more thing, increasing the size in the new settings after having selected "inverted", but i recall that it changes to the new pointer style. Ah, there is an inverted setting in the new options as well, and if i select that instead of the gray color i was using then one can read the tooltip through the mouse.

So, then my question becomes "can I put the tooltip above the mouse pointer?" Because it is still covered by the mouse pointer as is. I don't see anything in 'about:config', so far.

Thank you.

Asked by jamvaru 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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My only search engine in firefox is google but automaticaaly switches over to BING

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I have checked all my settings and programs but BING is not listed, so why the automatic change over, and how can I fix the problem?

Asked by Robin S 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How can I type accents in Firefox using a UK keyboard?

I recently switched to a UK keyboard layout (Logitech MX keys with UK layout), from a US international layout. I changed the system settings to use the proper input and i… (read more)

I recently switched to a UK keyboard layout (Logitech MX keys with UK layout), from a US international layout. I changed the system settings to use the proper input and it works like a charm on every program I have, except the browser. Even if I have changed Firefox's main language as "English (UK)" and restarted it, it doesn't recognize sequences such as "CTRL + `" follwed by a vocal. Is there any known solution to this issue?

Asked by roccobarbi 1 year ago

Answered by roccobarbi 1 year ago

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Auto fill the 'find in page' (cmd + f) field with selected text in the page

Hello, Please tell me if there is a way (shortcut or extention) to auto fill the 'find in page' field with a shortcut because it´s very boring to have to copy/paste the s… (read more)

Hello,

Please tell me if there is a way (shortcut or extention) to auto fill the 'find in page' field with a shortcut because it´s very boring to have to copy/paste the selected text that i want to search the other occurences in the same page :(

Thanks in advance.

Asked by rean.guillaume 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Restore an html or json file to a specific folder in the Bookmark Toolbaar

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move fo… (read more)

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move folders and bookmarks from the A Bookmark toolbar upload to the toolbar on B. So far I cannot get the Import or Restore to upload to a single empty folder on the B bookmark toolbar.

I have tried to upload previously exported Html and Json files from A to a specific empty folder on B's bookmark tool bar but either the file overwrites the entire toolbar on B or nothing appears to happen.

I thought that by selecting a folder in the "Manage Bookmark" dialog box that the subsequent upload of either the Html or Json files would all go there but it does not appear to work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Asked by John 6 months ago

Answered by John 6 months ago

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Can't load twitter : https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired.

Twitter works fin on other browsers, just not firefox. Worked yesterday. Today I get: Oops. The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violatio… (read more)

Twitter works fin on other browsers, just not firefox. Worked yesterday. Today I get: Oops.

The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired.

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the data transmission was detected.

   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Mac Catalina, Firefox 81.0 thanks

Asked by johndillworth 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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可能导致火狐浏览器界面不能点击不显示的原因!!

就在刚才我随便删了两个文件(真的就是随便删的),不显示页面的火狐奇迹般正常使用了。三四个月了火狐一直打不开(具体是:可以添加新的标签页,不显示初始页面,不能进行搜索,导航栏图标只能点击不能进入下一页面,),重新安装第一次打开显示000002错误当时也懒得搜。 工作原因我重装了下火狐浏览器,发现还是不能用 我用everything 搜索了… (read more)

就在刚才我随便删了两个文件(真的就是随便删的),不显示页面的火狐奇迹般正常使用了。三四个月了火狐一直打不开(具体是:可以添加新的标签页,不显示初始页面,不能进行搜索,导航栏图标只能点击不能进入下一页面,),重新安装第一次打开显示000002错误当时也懒得搜。 工作原因我重装了下火狐浏览器,发现还是不能用 我用everything 搜索了下firefox文件 随便删掉了c盘Prefetch下两个文件:FIREFOX.EXE-48B00C23 与 FIREFOX.EXE-152BFAA9 之后尝试了重新打开火狐后奇迹发现了火狐可以正常打开了!!!!!


Just now I deleted two files randomly (really deleted randomly), and Firefox, which did not display the page, miraculously worked normally. Firefox has been unable to open for three or four months (specifically: you can add a new tab page, the initial page is not displayed, you cannot search, the navigation bar icon can only be clicked and cannot enter the next page), reinstall it and open it for the first time It was too lazy to search when displaying 000002 error. For work reasons, I reinstalled the Firefox browser, and found that it still doesn’t work. I searched the firefox file with everything and deleted the two files on the c drive Prefetch: FIREFOX.EXE-48B00C23 and FIREFOX.EXE-152BFAA9 and then tried again. After opening Firefox, miraculously discovered that Firefox can be opened normally! ! ! !

Asked by 2667830519 1 year ago

Last reply by 2667830519 1 year ago