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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 … (tuilleadh eolais)

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 Brian30@IRQ 31 nóiméad ó shin

New Firefox version did not keep my Bookmarks

3-26-21: I just upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and NONE of my bookmarks are available. I've tried all the tips I've found and nothing works. I tried to Restore… (tuilleadh eolais)

3-26-21: I just upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and NONE of my bookmarks are available. I've tried all the tips I've found and nothing works. I tried to Restore Bookmarks and get the error: Unable to process the backup file. This is a terrible version of Firefox. I need my Bookmarks. Where did they go?? How do I get them back? I am not a computer expert. I am a user of your product. I should not have to jump through hoops just to get my browser set up the way I had it before. Right now it is a big mess. I've used Firefox for years when other browsers are available. I will dump Firefox if I have to but I would prefer to solve this problem.

Asked by sue_anderson2000 3 seachtaine ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 12 uair ó shin

Sign in activity alerts

Whenever I sign in to Ebay or Facebook or Messenger using Firefox , I immediately receive text and email warnings about a sign in from an unrecognised computer, asking if… (tuilleadh eolais)

Whenever I sign in to Ebay or Facebook or Messenger using Firefox , I immediately receive text and email warnings about a sign in from an unrecognised computer, asking if it was actually me. This does not happen when I use other browsers (Chrome or IE) so the problem seems to be with Firefox. How can I get these websites to recognise my PC and stop sending me these alerts?

Asked by thunderbird151 15 uair ó shin

Last reply by timo16 13 uair ó shin

YouTube interface changed

I recently signed up for YouTube Premium. The interface for YouTube then changed to an absolutely awful new interface with multiple problems. I could (and will if asked) … (tuilleadh eolais)

I recently signed up for YouTube Premium. The interface for YouTube then changed to an absolutely awful new interface with multiple problems. I could (and will if asked) provide a list of these shortcomings, but far and away the most disturbing is NO VOLUME CONTROL!

I've tried logging out so that Premium no longer applies, but the awful interface remains.

I've tried logging into Premium on Chrome and the normal, useable interface is preserved.

I've performed multiple internet searches and cannot find any reference to this new(?) terrible interface, am I the only one who hast it?

My main question is: how do I get rid of it? Or do I have to reconcile myself to having to change my default browser to Chrome?

Asked by dave248 14 uair ó shin

Last reply by timo16 13 uair ó shin

Firefox home search fake editable inconvinience

Hi, FF 89.0b2 Developer edition now contains a "fake editable" search field at the home page (the sentence contains in the class attribute so I used it here), when one st… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, FF 89.0b2 Developer edition now contains a "fake editable" search field at the home page (the sentence contains in the class attribute so I used it here), when one start typing in it and the letters appear in the address bar.

For me personally this is partly non-intuitive partly annoying. I never met a scenario in UI of other programs, when typing in one place (where the caret is) show actual letters at another place.

Is this feature is here to stay or are there plans to to make it customizable? I used ff home page search for ages, now I installed a new tab home page extension with manually setting www.google.com in it.

Thanks

Asked by maxerist 16 uair ó shin

Firefox re-start

Hi, Once upon a time, when restarting a session, closed with some pages still open, Firefox was proposing the list of all pages that were open at the termination moment, … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, Once upon a time, when restarting a session, closed with some pages still open, Firefox was proposing the list of all pages that were open at the termination moment, asking to CHOOSE which pages we wanted in this new session. That feature was very very useful, allowing a fast closing, and a 'meditated' and comfortable restart.

Now, from a couple of years, it seems that the only choice is to have back ALL the pages again, or none... Is maybe this useful old setting hidden somewhere ? Thank you for your help... I find irritating loosing features in updates !

Asked by Massimo 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 1 lá ó shin

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Firefox Home: Unable to Add to Top Sites

What it says on the tin. I just refreshed my firefox browser, and so now my Home is completely empty. Attempting to manually enter a website and add it to my Top Sites do… (tuilleadh eolais)

What it says on the tin.

I just refreshed my firefox browser, and so now my Home is completely empty. Attempting to manually enter a website and add it to my Top Sites does not appear to have any effect, merely returns me to my very empty Home page.

Asked by angevar28 1 lá ó shin

Answered by angevar28 1 lá ó shin

Extra annoyance with "script not responding" pop-up dialog window

Following other support threads, I managed to turn off the incredibly annoying yellow bar warning of "a script slowing down the browser". But Firefox then defaulted to d… (tuilleadh eolais)

Following other support threads, I managed to turn off the incredibly annoying yellow bar warning of "a script slowing down the browser". But Firefox then defaulted to displaying those messages as they occur in separate error message dialog boxes.

Again, following other threads, I have managed to make a decent amount of them not display by increasing the time Firefox waits before popping up the error message. I have also determined (from looking at the script name that displays in the error box) that the remaining scripts originate at whatever site I am browsing at the time, so at least my very few add-ons are not to blame.  :)

I probably can live with those remaining few, except that if a script fails and I happen to be in another tab when that happens, Firefox annoyingly switches focus to that tab. It becomes even more of a nuisance if I was typing in the tab Firefox switched away from.

Is there a setting in about:config that will prevent Firefox from displaying an error message unless and until the user has selected that tab his/herself for focus? (Or if not, could the developers code that into a future release?)

Asked by Kymber 1 lá ó shin

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Search bookmark folder location on Firefox Library

Hello, I have my Firefox bookmarks separated by folders according to the theme. Every time I use the 'search bookmarks' option, firefox shows me all the hypotheses based … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, I have my Firefox bookmarks separated by folders according to the theme. Every time I use the 'search bookmarks' option, firefox shows me all the hypotheses based on my search but hides the folders and doesn’t show me in which folder the bookmark I looked for is located. This way, I always have to do a search because I still don't know what folder it is in unless I remember it again or browse through all the folders until I find it. Is there any way to do this? Thank you.

Asked by Pedro 2 sheachtain ó shin

Answered by cor-el 2 sheachtain ó shin

Enhanced Tracking

Enhanced Tracking prevents me from logging into Firefox. All attempts while on would lead to a "500 server error" that was noted and to be looked into. After a 24hr time … (tuilleadh eolais)

Enhanced Tracking prevents me from logging into Firefox. All attempts while on would lead to a "500 server error" that was noted and to be looked into. After a 24hr time frame of the same results, I disabled the 'purple shield' on the series of pages loaded in order to sign into help. That allowed me to successfully sign into help and 'close' the question about Firefox not retaining page zoom setting (privacy.resistFingerprinting TRUE was the culprit). Above was a statement, my question is why would by default Enhanced Tracking prevent mozilla.org support site from working?

Asked by Philip 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 lá ó shin

Instagram download add-ons no longer work

Just before I updated to 88.0, my Instagram download apps stopped working on my desktop. I updated and still none of them work. Can anyone recommend one that still works … (tuilleadh eolais)

Just before I updated to 88.0, my Instagram download apps stopped working on my desktop. I updated and still none of them work. Can anyone recommend one that still works on desktops?

Asked by Denever 1 lá ó shin

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View Page Info link is gone.

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the… (tuilleadh eolais)

Until I updated to 88.0 64 bit, when I right clicked on a page there was a link to View Page Info right next to the View Page Source link. Now it is gone. I can get the info page back by right clicking the padlock icon, clicking the arrow, then clicking more info but that is a real PITA. How do I get the link back on page right click. I am 100% sure that this was not done intentionally. That would be very silly and absurd to do.

Asked by PCZero 1 lá ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 1 lá ó shin

Reader View v 87 - v. 88, contains many photos, often duplicated...

The former versions of Reader View looked pretty much like normal documents - without all the superfluous clutter that an original webpage article might contain. So, it … (tuilleadh eolais)

The former versions of Reader View looked pretty much like normal documents - without all the superfluous clutter that an original webpage article might contain. So, it could easily be printed OR copy/pasted into a new Word document, and then printed. However, in the new Reader View (v. 87 - 88), most of the photographs are retained. In fact, they are often duplicated, i.e., instead of having one head shot of the subject of an article, there will be TWO identical ones - along with many of the other original photos (also duplicated). So, we now have a Reader View that contains twice the number of photos than the original webpage article did!!

The consequence? I have to "copy" blocks of text; paste them into a document; return to the webpage; dodge the photo(s); and go to the text for another copy/paste cycle. Spin, Repeat, etc. This is SO tedious, especially when the previous Reader View retained, at most, only one photo at the beginning, followed by nothing else but text. This allowed for fast and easy printing or saving. Alas, this is no longer possible (and I have expanded/modified Print Preview as much as possible and followed every other "temporary" tweak suggested in the Support Community!)

Lastly, on v. 88, I still cannot see the former "Simplify Page" (which, if memory serves, did not do as thorough a job of minimizing a webpage.) For what it's worth, is there any way the previous version of Reader View can be resurrected, preferably with NO photos, on a permanent basis?? Thanks very much.

Asked by txmorrison 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 1 lá ó shin

Shit software

Why is every new Firefox update nothing but a buggy piece of crap? Newest Firefox crashes every 3 attempts to do something, basically unusable. Thanks for the quality pro… (tuilleadh eolais)

Why is every new Firefox update nothing but a buggy piece of crap? Newest Firefox crashes every 3 attempts to do something, basically unusable. Thanks for the quality programming.

Asked by kenny71365 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 1 lá ó shin

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Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 5 lá ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 5 lá ó shin