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tabs and menu colors changed

The newest version of Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) was installed the other day and now I have all background colors in light gray.Tried to change themes - I have default… (read more)

The newest version of Firefox 89.0 (20210527174632) was installed the other day and now I have all background colors in light gray.Tried to change themes - I have default in light colors, but even the when picking the theme it is displayed with night blue background for tabs that are not open (what I used to have) - instead now I have all tabs and the menu bar in the same bland light gray color. Please help me establish my old color scheme before the upgrade. Thank you.

Asked by romanigo 1 week ago

Last reply by MK+ 6 days ago

89 hurts my eyes

Please please restore version 88 - this 89 version actually is painful to me visually - very harsh. I am not a techie - do not understand answers that try to change code… (read more)

Please please restore version 88 - this 89 version actually is painful to me visually - very harsh. I am not a techie - do not understand answers that try to change code. Just get rid of this horrible change - it's so bad I'm thinking of getting rid of Firefox

Asked by loraine.colucci 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 2 days ago

How do I change the colorscheme back to the original?

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "To… (read more)

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "Tools-Addons-Appearance- default setting" is an old instruction and path, and is not applicable in this version.

Asked by karenlwalker 6 days ago

Last reply by bryan13 2 days ago

New Firefox Browser

First time I can say I HATE WHAT YOU DID. WHY????????????? is there NO option to use old browser settings and look? I have spent a whole day 'fixing' trying to fix the m… (read more)

First time I can say I HATE WHAT YOU DID. WHY????????????? is there NO option to use old browser settings and look? I have spent a whole day 'fixing' trying to fix the mess you made. I am visually impaired and all my settings are POOH GONE!!!! Who's idea is it to put this grey text on white background? Must be nice to have good eyes.

  PLEASE GIVE US UNDO option to go back.  So NOT up to your standards...must have hired the 5th graders to do the work.  MOST UPSET, NOT HAPPY AND VERY FRUSTRATED.
  And don't tell me to "look" at the ways to Fix it...I have.  Don't understand it as I'm not a 5th grader I'm in my 70's.

Peg

Asked by pegomatic 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

updated version of Firefox has changed look of menu bar and bookmarks

When I was asked to update Firefox to the latest version something has changed on my menu bar and my bookmarks. First, my menu bar changed colors to a very dull gray wher… (read more)

When I was asked to update Firefox to the latest version something has changed on my menu bar and my bookmarks. First, my menu bar changed colors to a very dull gray whereas before it was either black or dark blue. Second, all my bookmark list is now double spaced which I don't like.

Is this something in the latest version and will it be corrected or give me instructions to change back to the previous look that I've described.

Thanks, BR-yat ejleche@hotmail.com

Asked by BR-yat 4 days ago

Mozilla programmers have finally, totally and very thoroughly sabotaged Firefox.

Latest update installed and lo and behold, once again Mozilla screwed it up. I now have one tab on the bottom of the page instead of many in a toolbar at the top of the p… (read more)

Latest update installed and lo and behold, once again Mozilla screwed it up. I now have one tab on the bottom of the page instead of many in a toolbar at the top of the page. Mozilla continues to ignore users' complaints about tab location preferences and other tab functionality and arbitrarily making decisions which for most people make no sense. This latest iteration of Firefox (89.0) is for me the last straw. I will no longer humor Mozilla by spending countless frustrating hours correcting your obvious lack of programming skills by attempting to return my browser to what it was prior to another faulty update. My patience has finally run out. Before I leave Mozilla and Firefox, one last comment. Because the Mozilla support forum relies on amateurs and volunteers to answer users questions, and since I have had trouble getting workable solutions to my problems, I tried to send feedback directly to Mozilla. That was a monumental task which I was not up to, obviously, which is why I'm here. Whatever good there is in Firefox is far out weighed by the lack of programming skills, beta testing, quality control, etc. prior to forcing out updates to it's users. Like many recent users I have decided to forego further use of the Firefox browser which is unreliable from a development team which does not seem to care. I am beginning to wonder if the continuing screw ups are being deliberately caused by embedded saboteurs from Google or Microsoft!

Asked by llboudreau2012 2 days ago

Last reply by llboudreau2012 1 day ago

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 13 hours ago

Updated Firefox Changed Bookmarks List Length

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, whic… (read more)

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, which I hate. It takes up was too much space. They were probably going for a more elegant, less cluttered look, but it just ended up making things more aggravating for me. There should be a way to adjust or turn off the spacing feature. Any suggestions?

Asked by gmkorn1 1 month ago

Last reply by peter.rowe10 3 days ago

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Win10 FF 89.0 Home page, center search box, defaults to the top hearder search box. Solution?

89.0 update FF home page center search box. When clicking on it, the cursor blinks as normal. When typing, it defaults to the header search box. Any solution? … (read more)

89.0 update

FF home page center search box.

When clicking on it, the cursor blinks as normal. When typing, it defaults to the header search box. Any solution?

Asked by 1219patrickm 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Proton's love of white space and light font weight

This is personal feedback regarding the new Proton look and feel. Why on earth is the new look trying to allocate so much white space - Menu bar and bookmark lists now sc… (read more)

This is personal feedback regarding the new Proton look and feel.

Why on earth is the new look trying to allocate so much white space - Menu bar and bookmark lists now scroll forever due to the amount of space between each line.

To make it useable I'm now having to set

     browser.proton.enabled = false
     browser.compactmode.show = true
     Theme set to System Theme 

which reduces some of the white space, but not all of it. Spacing is not even consistent as can be seen by the different spacing now used between the bookmark side bar compaired to a bookmark dropdown list.

Please if you wish to provide a touch friendly theme do so, but do not make it the default for all users. I just about live in FireFox with hundreds of bookmarks and at times large numbers of tabs. This environment is accessed across many systems and screens (32" 4K all the way down to 8" 2K), non of which have spare screen space to be allocated to vast amounts of uncontrollable white space.

Asked by rit1 1 week ago

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How do I disable the floating tabs that come with the 89.0 update

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The pro… (read more)

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The proton design is disappointing all around but these tabs are unacceptable.

Asked by Sage 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Feedback

How can I submit feedback to the developers? I click Feedback in Help and get the new tab, sign-in labyrinth that goes nowhere fast and is frustrating beyond belief! Basi… (read more)

How can I submit feedback to the developers? I click Feedback in Help and get the new tab, sign-in labyrinth that goes nowhere fast and is frustrating beyond belief! Basically I want to complain about today's "New" Firefox Format - it takes up too much space on my screen - I hate it!

Asked by kerryok5 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 2 days ago

Updated today - Shortcuts are too small!

The new update has changed the way my homepage looks. I want it back the way it was with the same colors. The most important part, my shortcut squares are too small. I… (read more)

The new update has changed the way my homepage looks. I want it back the way it was with the same colors. The most important part, my shortcut squares are too small. I'm old and need them back to the size they were.

I can't find a way to make them larger. Can anyone help?

Asked by jbhome668 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

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going back to Firefox version 88 (and throw new version 89 in the trash!!!)???

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date...... the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it ap… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years, and this is, by far, the worst update to date......

the newly upgraded version of Firefox 89 is horrendous!!! How did you manage to get it approved for "universal design" to make it "disability friendly"? I find it visually unfriendly, it does not allow for the level of adaptation some of us might need to make it more visually friendly and easier to navigate

please provide instructions for those of us who prefer to go back to version 88! or make additional changes to correct version 89 to make it more user-friendly like version 88 was......please!!!!

(and lesson learned, I will stop doing "upgrade/update available" if it's going to result in the horrifically unfriendly version I'm having to deal with right now )(or else you all are really trying to push people to Chrome and/or Edge, which I assure you, is not my preference)

please fix asap!!!

Asked by bassets4cat 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 week ago

System theme

Hi Since being updated to Firefox 89 I have a problem with the System theme which supposed to change the color based on Windows 10 color scheme, but instead it looks like… (read more)

Hi Since being updated to Firefox 89 I have a problem with the System theme which supposed to change the color based on Windows 10 color scheme, but instead it looks like the Light theme. I did everything right in Windows's color settings so it must be a bug in the newly updated (Proton) Firefox. Best regards Georges Walther

Asked by Hopelander 1 week ago

Last reply by MK+ 6 days ago