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Is there a working add-on like Conex/tab-groups

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Fire… (read more)

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Firefox update, but now it's broken, and he hasn't updated it since 2019, so I think it's a dead project at this point.

I've tried Simple Tab Groups and found it pretty useless for my purposes. I've been experimenting with Tab Stash and it's a little better, but still really not what I want.

I want something at least similar to Conex: an icon up top that I click to get a dropdown menu of all of the groups that I've set up, maybe with a search box to find tabs that I've forgotten which group they're in.

Does anyone know of anything like this that still works?

Asked by albo 20 minutes ago

Can I create custom redirects for certain domains?

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install somet… (read more)

I had an internet addiction so to cut my impulsive triggers I need to change website behavior. Sure I know there is plenty of extensions but I don't want to install something for just creating one rule.

Candidate solutions - userscript options - about:config options

Restrictions - cross platform - browser level

Is there something? Thank you.

Asked by FirefoxIsAwesome 13 hours ago

HOW to get firefox theme like older REASONABLE DESIGN And not FLASHING TABS every load?

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous … (read more)

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous obnoxious ANIMATED TABS ON EVERY FRICKEN LOAD that is ludicrous FOR REAL! Where is the option to FIX THAT MADNESS, THANK!

Asked by Wes 15 hours ago

reverse direction of movement with middle mouse wheel click and drag

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right … (read more)

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right moves the page right.

also this happens when using firefox's built in pdf viewer.

is there a way to reverse these directions?

my goal would be to have similar action/movement when using the hand tool in acrobat or photoshop.

thanks

Asked by s.grue.9 22 hours ago

Skip the "open or save" dialog box when downloading an attachment in Gmail

I'm a recent convert from Chrome after decades (used to use Firefox waaaaaay back in the day) so I've become quite accustomed to how things worked in Chrome. I've found m… (read more)

I'm a recent convert from Chrome after decades (used to use Firefox waaaaaay back in the day) so I've become quite accustomed to how things worked in Chrome. I've found most of the workarounds to get it back to what I'm used to but one has stumped me and I've spent too many hours searching and reading so I'm hoping someone here can help... (I just discovered part of the problem while taking screenshots, I think it's the extension)

In Chrome, when in Gmail and clicking the download button to download an attachment, it would bring up the "save as" but in Firefox, while it will do that now for common things like jpg etc, I can't get it to do it for a .ds2 or .dss extension which are my most common downloads.

I see the Applications box in Settings/General but it doesn't show .ds2 or .dss and when I search, nothing. How do I add these two extensions so that when I try to download, it gives me the option to "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" option? Thank you!!

Asked by mysgyn 1 day ago

Search Shortcuts keywords don't work in search bar, despite wording of help text

In Settings > Search > Search Shortcuts, the help text currently reads "Choose the alternative search engines that appear below the address bar and search bar when … (read more)

In Settings > Search > Search Shortcuts, the help text currently reads "Choose the alternative search engines that appear below the address bar and search bar when you start to enter a keyword."

This seems to imply that entering keywords into the search bar will bring up alternative search engines. However, this is not the case; only the address bar responds to Search Shortcut keywords, while entering keywords into the search bar will pass the entire string (including keyword) to whichever your default search engine was.

Either the wording has to be modified to clarify that search engine keywords only work when typed into the address bar, or search keyword functionality has to be enabled on the search bar.

Asked by ud0s62ou 3 days ago

Last reply by ud0s62ou 2 days ago

How can I reassign F3 & F4 back to Copy/Paste

Using F3 & F4 for something other than copy/paste is like reassigning the return key to act like the delete key. This is the one feature of Firefox that prevents me f… (read more)

Using F3 & F4 for something other than copy/paste is like reassigning the return key to act like the delete key.

This is the one feature of Firefox that prevents me from making it my default browser. I can't even override it using the Mac OS shortcut overrides.

Any way to do this in Firefox?

Asked by matt142 3 days ago

How to make Firefox use the system default scrollbars

I would like to force the Firefox (93) to use scrollbars the same as the other windows (in Windows 7). I have tried userContent.css trick, but it does not help. What to … (read more)

I would like to force the Firefox (93) to use scrollbars the same as the other windows (in Windows 7). I have tried userContent.css trick, but it does not help. What to do?

Asked by bflmpsvz 3 days ago

The Roboform Add-on lower toolbar keeps getting unselected

I have gone into my Add-Ons and enabled the "Show lower RoboForm toolbar" option. But every day when I open Firefox on my Windows 10 computer (fully updated), the Robofor… (read more)

I have gone into my Add-Ons and enabled the "Show lower RoboForm toolbar" option. But every day when I open Firefox on my Windows 10 computer (fully updated), the Roboform Add-on lower toolbar has been unselected. I have to go back into Add-Ons and re-select it every day. How do I make this stop? It used to happen once in awhile, but now it's every day. I use RoboForm many times a day, and this is really annoying.

Asked by Gail Heylmun 3 days ago

my Brother Printer HL-l2395dw is connected to PC by USB. HOW TO CONNECT TO CLOUD PRINTING/

bold text I DO NOT PLAY ANY GAMES ON MY COMPUTERS (79 YEARS OLD), nor do i have any accounts set up on social media. only use computers for work. Hope this is helpful. … (read more)

bold text I DO NOT PLAY ANY GAMES ON MY COMPUTERS (79 YEARS OLD), nor do i have any accounts set up on social media. only use computers for work. Hope this is helpful.

Asked by Clara Hairston PINKNEY 4 days ago

Firefox Borders on second monitor

A maximum number of times when I full screen Firefox some of its border also displays on the second screen I use which is rather annoying. Is there a way to fix the prob… (read more)

A maximum number of times when I full screen Firefox some of its border also displays on the second screen I use which is rather annoying.

Is there a way to fix the problem? I've also uploaded an Image showing the same, I know the background and the borders look kind of the same but that is the Firefox border above the Sony logo.

Asked by INFINITY 4 days ago

Last reply by INFINITY 4 days ago

Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (read more)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

Asked by stormcloud 2 months ago

Last reply by stormcloud 5 days ago

Extension icon not showing in Firefox for Mac browser after updating to version 93.0

I have built an extension and it used to work fine till Firefox version 92.0 on Mac. After updating to FF version 93.0 for Mac, the extension is not showing up in the bro… (read more)

I have built an extension and it used to work fine till Firefox version 92.0 on Mac. After updating to FF version 93.0 for Mac, the extension is not showing up in the browser UI although when I open Addons and Extensions then I see it has got installed. The same extension is showing up for FF version 93.0 on windows.

Any clue on what could be the issue and how to fix it?

Asked by preimer 5 days ago

Undo ignore website on Firefox home

I accidentally ignored a website which pops up in my Firefox home screen. Now it doesn't reappear no matter how often I visit the site. How can I undo this action? … (read more)

I accidentally ignored a website which pops up in my Firefox home screen. Now it doesn't reappear no matter how often I visit the site. How can I undo this action?

Asked by saejima 5 days ago

browser tools not opening

The browser tools (not web developer tools) aren't opening. I could make a guess that it's because I exited my firefox session before closing the browser tools. I will sa… (read more)

The browser tools (not web developer tools) aren't opening. I could make a guess that it's because I exited my firefox session before closing the browser tools. I will say that now "Disable popup auto-hide" is always on. I wanted to customize the browser with userchrome.css and was doing a good job until I couldn't open the browser tools.

edit: I found out that when trying to open the browser tools 1 or sometimes 3 new processes run, but only for a few seconds.

Asked by yes.dude 5 days ago

Prevent certain add-ins from being deactivated.

I have a certain add-in installed that Firefox sometimes says is "slowing things down" and recommends deactivating. Thing is, it's my password manager, so I absolutely ne… (read more)

I have a certain add-in installed that Firefox sometimes says is "slowing things down" and recommends deactivating. Thing is, it's my password manager, so I absolutely never want to deactivate it, and am quite okay if it occasionally slows things down, and would like to tell Firefox to never suggest turning off this particular add-in, while still leaving that feature on for other add-ins I might care less about. Is there anyway off adding it to an "ignore it if this add-in slows things down a bit" list?

Asked by Churinai 6 days ago

Last reply by Churinai 6 days ago

Firefox Color "New Tab Background Color" reverts to black when theme is changed.

If I'm using "Blue Theme by Valou" and then change the "New Tab Background Color" to a light blue (#b7dff0), the theme changes (when I don't want it to) and the "New Tab … (read more)

If I'm using "Blue Theme by Valou" and then change the "New Tab Background Color" to a light blue (#b7dff0), the theme changes (when I don't want it to) and the "New Tab Background Color" does indeed change to light blue. Unfortunately, when I re-select "Blue Theme by Valou" by disabling the unwanted theme and enabling "Blue Theme by Valou", the new tab background color reverts to a default slate (nearly black) color -- the light blue background is no longer honored when I open a new tab.

Please let me know if you need more information.

Asked by Yahoo mail 6 days ago

Getpocket.com

All getpocket.com links are yielding a blank screen. The extension works fine as I can open get pocket in other browsers. I tried the about:config suggestion, but it is a… (read more)

All getpocket.com links are yielding a blank screen. The extension works fine as I can open get pocket in other browsers. I tried the about:config suggestion, but it is already "true".

Asked by kencav 6 days ago

Autoplay & Auto Open Settings Aren't Working

I am experiencing two issues which are bugging me and have checked all settings to make sure they are as they should but am still experiencing issues:- 1 - Autoplay of vi… (read more)

I am experiencing two issues which are bugging me and have checked all settings to make sure they are as they should but am still experiencing issues:-

1 - Autoplay of videos does not work. I have Firefox set to autoplay any video but when I go to YouTube the video starts playing for half a second then stops and I have to click on play every time. I have tried this on other browsers and it works fine, so the issue is related to Firefox specifically.

2 - Auto open of documents - When I click on a link to open a PDF I get the pop up asking me what I want to do with it, despite clicking the box saying "Always do this action from now on" I still get that pop up every time. I have the "open in Firefox" option set in the menu but it is being ignored.

I have disabled any add-ons for Firefox and tried again but the issue still persists so is not being caused by them. Something isn't right and I've been trying to sort this myself for ages, so hopefully someone can either help or confirm there's a bug somewhere in Firefox that needs fixing. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Rick 6 days ago