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remove bookjmark toolbar favicons

i/m using firefox Developer's latest edition and have tried repeatedly to remove bookmark toolbar favicons and cannot...i removed them from regular firefox but no luck wi… (tuilleadh eolais)

i/m using firefox Developer's latest edition and have tried repeatedly to remove bookmark toolbar favicons and cannot...i removed them from regular firefox but no luck with Developer edition

i have tried all the Chrome tricks i can find on the forum and other places but nothing is working...how do you remove bookmark toolbar favicons from Firefox Developer

Asked by esty.anderson 10 mí ó shin

Answered by esty.anderson 10 mí ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 11 mí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 8 mí ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 9 mí ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 9 mí ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 8 mí ó shin

Answered by John 8 mí ó shin

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css code to customize Bookmark Toolbar DropDowns

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am runn… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am running Linix Mint Uma.

The dropdown have separator - space - but no line showing that there is a separator. I have tried many ways to make the separators visible and with light-grey colouring in the userChrome.css file but nothing changes.

Anybody have any idea what can be done or where I might change the Quantum-DarkBlue coding to incorporate the visible separators?

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Asked by haagen.blomberg 12 mí ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 mí ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 bhliain ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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Search within an entire web site

Assume I have loaded the home page of a particular web site. Is there any way I can use Firefox browser to search within the entire web site for a particular word or "tex… (tuilleadh eolais)

Assume I have loaded the home page of a particular web site. Is there any way I can use Firefox browser to search within the entire web site for a particular word or "text string"?

Asked by elmark101 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 bhliain ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 bhliain ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 ?


Thanks.

Asked by jasonjarvis 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by Kiki 1 bhliain ó shin

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where is "email link"?

I just upgraded to the new release. There used to be a button with three dots toward the right side of the search/address bar. I used it to email a link to the current pa… (tuilleadh eolais)

I just upgraded to the new release. There used to be a button with three dots toward the right side of the search/address bar. I used it to email a link to the current page. Two clicks and I'm editing the email. I don't see the button in this new release. How do I email a link to the current page? Ideally in one or two clicks.

Asked by jordanwouk 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by Paul 1 bhliain ó shin

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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… (tuilleadh eolais)

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 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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right click over link dropdown menu shortcut keys

yesterday I could right click over link dropdown menu and have shortcut keys, viz., "a copy link location," where as today that right click produces " copy link"... how … (tuilleadh eolais)

yesterday I could right click over link dropdown menu and have shortcut keys, viz., "a copy link location," where as today that right click produces " copy link"... how do I restore the short cut keys?

Asked by johnnyfuture 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by cor-el 1 bhliain ó shin

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newtabpage shortcut icon size

Firefox updated to 89.0 today, and my newtabpage looks odd. The shortcuts now have really small previews, as shown in the attached image. How do I get them to be full siz… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox updated to 89.0 today, and my newtabpage looks odd. The shortcuts now have really small previews, as shown in the attached image. How do I get them to be full size again (i.e. fill the box)? It was easier to tell them apart at a glance before the update, post update there's too much empty space. Is there something in about:config that controls this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by xlucine 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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Open links in private shortcut?

Hi everyone :) I didn't find anything about it: I'm looking for a shortcut to open links in the private window without opening the context menu (right click) I know that.… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi everyone :)

I didn't find anything about it: I'm looking for a shortcut to open links in the private window without opening the context menu (right click)

I know that.....:

  • CTRL + Click open in a new Tab (Or middle click)
  • CTRL + SHIFT + Click open in a new Tab and focus on this new tab (or SHIFT + middle click)
  • SHIFT + Click open the link in a new Window

But actually I didn't find any combination to open it in a new private window. Even the context menu "Open Link in a new private window" isn't what I'm looking for as I don't want the new window to be on top.

Is there a way to do it, maybe an extension ?

Thanks for reading, Alex.

Asked by Alesk 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 1 bhliain ó shin

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Programmatically edit browser history

Hi Firefox, A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited? … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi Firefox,

A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited?

For example:

if I have visited

https://site-old.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-old.com/topic1/page2.html

I want my browser history to also contain

https://site-new.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-new.com/topic1/page2.html

So I can see that I have already visited the page1 and page2 on topic1 as the link color would be purple

Would I be able to script something in a developer console and achieve that? Or would I need to program a plugin?

thanks!

Asked by xusword1 9 mí ó shin

Answered by xusword1 9 mí ó shin

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Firefox Automatically Redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS (RESOLUTION)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites. I finally found a fix for the… (tuilleadh eolais)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites.

I finally found a fix for the issue. The problem appears to be with DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials Extension which apparently *may automatically redirect to the http site. In order to prevent this, I added my development sites to 'Unprotected Sites' and this prevented DuckDuckGo from doing the automatic redirect to https.

  • - Odd thing is that I had multiple domains pointing to the same web instance and only one of the domains was having this issue with the DDG extension. Both were going to the same IP through a HTTP proxy. The proxy and web server were not the issue. This symptom points to an maybe an issue in Firefox....

In summary, be wary of odd redirects and the DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension if you are doing web development work.

Asked by Timothy C. Quinn 7 mí ó shin

Answered by Timothy C. Quinn 7 mí ó shin