Search failed to match sound

When searching within a web page using CTRL-F, as soon as you type enough characters that don't match anything in the page, as in string not found, it makes a loud annoyi… (tuilleadh eolais)

When searching within a web page using CTRL-F, as soon as you type enough characters that don't match anything in the page, as in string not found, it makes a loud annoying sound much like Win98 booting. How DO I TURN THAT OFF?

Asked by hazelwood.matthew 17 uair ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 17 uair ó shin

Firefox Autofill Frustration, Am I doing it wrong?

I love the AutoFill feature, with some exceptions. And I am hoping someone can offer a solution, even if it is to tell me I am doing it wrong. It seems like others would … (tuilleadh eolais)

I love the AutoFill feature, with some exceptions. And I am hoping someone can offer a solution, even if it is to tell me I am doing it wrong.

It seems like others would have a similar problem, and it is sort of difficult to explain, although I'd think there would be a simple solution. Anyway, let me try to explain...

When I use the autofill option, it is usually while placing an order, or filling out my account details for whatever shopping site, or gaming profile, etc. But I have multiple addresses I need to consider when I am shopping, and need to send the order to one or the other, instead of my regular address. Like placing an order that I want sent to my mother's address.

As anyone knows, when you change something, like the address, state, zip or phone number, you end up with several autofill entries. Like this...

First Name, Last Name (My primary info, but I can't see it in the pop-up) First Name, Last Name (My primary info, but my work address, which I also don't see) First Name, Last NAME First Name, Last Name FIRST NAME, Last Name First Name, Last Name

These pop up, all valid options, the next time you start filling out a form. Which is great, because ONE of them is the one you would like to use, but there is no way to see WHICH one points to the one you need. The first one is my normal address, phone, etc, but the autofill pop up doesn't show you anything other than the name, the second is my work, but I can't see that it is... only the name. The third might be my mom's address, but again, I have no idea because only my name is shown...etc etc etc.

Is there a better autofill plugin out there, one that lets you label them? Or some way to show more than just the name? Just showing me the same name 12 times, without any way to know what the right one to use is, kinda makes the autofill feature useless for me. If I only had one phone, or one address, etc, the feature would work great. But since I have about a dozen addresses I routinely use, each with their own unique state or zipcode, or phone number, has rendered autofill useless unless I only need the common "top" one.

I hope I've made it clear what the problem is. And no, using a unique firefox profile for each is not the answer. I'd have to log out/off firefox and switch profiles several times in one shopping or gaming session, which would only make the solution highly annoying.

It would be nice to find a plugin, or any other solution, that would let me label, or differentiate each from the other when the autofill pop-up gives me the option to fill the form.

Like... Home - First Name, Last Name Work - First Name, Last Name Mom's - First Name, Last Name Gary's - First Name, Last Name

Anyone have a solution, or feel my pain? Or am I simply doing it wrong?

ANY help is greatly appreciated.

Asked by ldw 2 mhí ó shin

Last reply by Murf 18 uair ó shin

restore deleted bookmarks,passwords,etc.

Yesterday I decided to completely reset my windows laptop without any data retention, so I took all my data but unfortunately i forgot to backup my firefox account's data… (tuilleadh eolais)

Yesterday I decided to completely reset my windows laptop without any data retention, so I took all my data but unfortunately i forgot to backup my firefox account's data .So is there any way my bookmarks,passwords can be restored???

Asked by vikram.chennuri 19 uair ó shin

Last reply by Wesley Branton 19 uair ó shin

Cannot clear an item from my search history, so it gets suggested even after clearing my data

Once upon a time when trying to create a blank tab, I accidentally typed "about:blank/" and this command doesn't work if the backslash is there. Now anytime I want to cre… (tuilleadh eolais)

Once upon a time when trying to create a blank tab, I accidentally typed "about:blank/" and this command doesn't work if the backslash is there.

Now anytime I want to create a blank tab and I type "about:blank" it automatically includes the backslash.

Because this phrase/command doesn't show up in my search history, even after clearing all of my data, Firefox keeps "helpfully" popping that backslash into the field whenever I start to type the command.

How can I make Firefox forget I ever made this stupid typo?! (Would clearing "Site Preferences" and/or "Offline Web Site Data" work? I admit I haven't cleared those two things.)

Asked by rachaelly 23 uair ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 21 uair ó shin

password storage

Hi Question I am redoing my computer and have considered restarting firefox at the same time being I have been on the same profile for ages and figured might be worth jus… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi

Question I am redoing my computer and have considered restarting firefox at the same time being I have been on the same profile for ages and figured might be worth just restarting with a new profile.

Now I know I can import bookmarks and such into the new profile after backing them up of course.

Question I have regards passwords and log ins.

I remember some time back I had lost some files including these and was able to restore them from an old back up of the profile. I think it was 2 files.

Are these files profile specific or can they be backed up on this profile and then copied into a new profile and work OK??

Or I just saw EXPORT LOGINS if I use this will it back up all my logins and then allot me to import them into the new profile like the bookmarks back up?

Thanks

Asked by scottish2 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 22 uair ó shin

Cannot install any add-aon

Dear all, I cannot install any add-on as Firefox, provides me (instead "+ Add to Firefox") a button: "Only with Firefox - Get Firefox Now" (see attached image). I have F… (tuilleadh eolais)

Dear all,

I cannot install any add-on as Firefox, provides me (instead "+ Add to Firefox") a button:

"Only with Firefox - Get Firefox Now" (see attached image).

I have Firefox version 80.0.1 (64-bit) installed.

Any idea how to get this sorted out? Would de- and re-installation of Firefox work?

Best!

Asked by zippof128 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by TyDraniu 22 uair ó shin

css doesn't work in the acrual version of the browser

good day! I really like your browser and enjoy working with it. I am a website developer and I really like your tools for webmasters! But recently I have encountered a cr… (tuilleadh eolais)

good day! I really like your browser and enjoy working with it. I am a website developer and I really like your tools for webmasters!

But recently I have encountered a critical problem! I have a site on my local server (Denwer WAMP) that I'm working on.

I make changes to the site's css and see how it is displayed in firefox.

But there are no changes-through the inspector you can't see that I changed something in the css. At the same time, if I open the same site in another browser, for example, in Chrome, all the changes are visible. And firefox does not display until you completely clear the site you are working on from the history, because even a forced update via ctrl+shift+r does not give results!

look at the picture - an empty block appeared in chrome, but in firwefox it simply does not show css

Asked by dante mirazh delvengo 23 uair ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 23 uair ó shin

Firefox Collections

Firefox Collections sucks! I don't want them, I do not want them ever on my Samsung Android phone! Period. Make them optional, or tell me how I can revert to my oft us… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox Collections sucks! I don't want them, I do not want them ever on my Samsung Android phone! Period. Make them optional, or tell me how I can revert to my oft used Collections-free Firefox. Otherwise, bye-bye to Firefox on my phone. Got it?? Firefox Collections really sucks!

Asked by lp_cohen 3 lá ó shin

Last reply by TyDraniu 23 uair ó shin

What or which "Authentication app"??

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification. Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication a… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification.

Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication app"?? On my Mac? On my iPhone? I have been unable to figure out what Firefox means.

I have tried a number of those apps, but none of the codes was accepted (Authenticator, Google's Authenticator, iDnow).

Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated. /Boris D.

Asked by DragonB 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 lá ó shin

My computer crashes when I try to upload a picture to ebay listing

bp-142a7886-259c-4733-8865-3af880200918 9/18/20, 9:26 AM View bp-43c1908b-ef7e-4fb7-b622-ba1a80200918 9/18/20, 9:17 AM These are the crash reports that came up for th… (tuilleadh eolais)

bp-142a7886-259c-4733-8865-3af880200918 9/18/20, 9:26 AM View bp-43c1908b-ef7e-4fb7-b622-ba1a80200918 9/18/20, 9:17 AM

These are the crash reports that came up for this morning. It has crashed each time since then. I'm trying to upload pictures from the desktop to ebay listing. Please help, thanks!

Asked by mskibbe123 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 lá ó shin

USNews site appears then goes blank

Just loading https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges or most pages under the same Best Colleges section - the webpage appears, though it doesn't respond to mouse clicks, and… (tuilleadh eolais)

Just loading https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges or most pages under the same Best Colleges section - the webpage appears, though it doesn't respond to mouse clicks, and then goes blank after about 1/2 second.

I've tried disabling every add-on and restarting - nothing changes.

Tools>Web Developer>Page Source shows 2800+ lines of content - what should be showing.

Recording the status in slow motion, I see "www.usnews.com" on a blank page, then content appears with "Waiting for www.usnews.com" then "Read tags.tiqcdn.com" then content disappears just as it switches to "Waiting for cse.google.com". No status messages after that.

The blue dot on the left of the tab moves back and forth and then stops right when the screen blanks.

Everything's fine in Chrome, Edge, and IE.

The USNews home page and all news article I click to load without issues.

I've disabled anti-virus and Malwarebytes, to no effect.

Asked by rdspear 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 lá ó shin

Does any way exist to delete private browsing cookies (without restarting)?

Very often I need to delete cookies from web sites so the sites won't remember me. The cookies in private tabs never show up in "Privacy & Security / Cookies and Site… (tuilleadh eolais)

Very often I need to delete cookies from web sites so the sites won't remember me. The cookies in private tabs never show up in "Privacy & Security / Cookies and Site Data" (so I can't delete them from there), and they don't go away when I close the tabs or windows. It seems that I can only get rid of them by shutting down Firefox - a horrible solution when I have many other tabs and windows open.

I can't believe that no way exists to delete cookies (and local storage) in private windows and tabs. Does anyone know some way to do that?

Asked by n.p. 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 lá ó shin