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This space is annoying me, any way I can fill it or get rid of it?

I know it seems like a minor thing, but I run my browser in the left hand of my screen with other apps to the right, so that gaps pushes all my pinned tabs and browsing t… (read more)

I know it seems like a minor thing, but I run my browser in the left hand of my screen with other apps to the right, so that gaps pushes all my pinned tabs and browsing tabs over to the right losing valuable space. It's not there on my Windows machines where I run a similar layout.

Anything that I can do about it in about:config?

Asked by tomrob2 21 minutes ago

Firefox just remapped ALT-SHIFT-LEFT to 'select tab to the left' out of the blue

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There w… (read more)

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There was already a key for that - CMD-ALT-LEFT. Which also works for the right, whereas ALT-SHIFT-RIGHT does nothin

Who decided on that change? And why is there no way for us users to remap those key shortcuts? I have many years of muscle-memory using ALT-SHIFT-LEFT, I am not going to reprogram it because of some opinionated Mozilla engineer, sorry.

Asked by fritzthecat4 1 hour ago

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Firefox 127 - close tab button missing for background tabs when more than 10 tabs opened

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first. Now… (read more)

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first.

Now this happens much earlier - only 10 tabs is enough on my 1080p 100% scaling desktop and 9 tabs on my 1080p 125% notebook.

X button is present if you have 10 tabs or less, but disappears with 11 tabs, when there is still plenty of space on tabs to click on X!

I compared it to brave and in brave you can still have 22 tabs opened before X button disappears!

Anyone has any method to force presence of x button? This is really annoying as I often have much tabs open and close only 2-3 of them. Now I have to open each one again to be able to close it.

Asked by Piterk 3 hours ago

Answered by Agent virtuel 3 hours ago

Customize Links on Firefox New Tab Page

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-item… (read more)

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-items-on-firefox-new-tab-page#w_pin-unpin-or-remove-a-shortcut.

However, today, when I try to edit a shortcut link, I do not get the 3 dots menu by right clicking on a shortcut tile.

Is this a recent change, a bug, an issue with my installation (which has been stable for many years)?

How can I get back the functionality back?

I am using Firefox 127.0 (64 bit) on Windows (Windows 11, all up to date).

Asked by Paul McKeown 2 hours ago

Is there now a way to make the "Reopen Closed Tab" actually reopen closed tabs again?

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed wi… (read more)

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed window which for me and a lot of other people too made it worse. There's been a thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1421356 but it's been archived without a real solution. Is there now a way like a about:config toggle to bring back the old functionality? I really miss the old behavior.

Asked by D4VID 23 hours ago

Last reply by D4VID 3 hours ago

Unable to download/failed/cancelled downloads

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the downl… (read more)

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the download fails or gets cancelled. I never changed any settings, how can i fix this?

Asked by Qtip_69 1 week ago

Last reply by Qtip_69 10 hours ago

Move the search trigger at the end of the suggestion list

The vast majority of the time, when I open a new tab, I want to go to a page I already visited. Unfortunately, I consistently have to press down arrow to get to what I'm … (read more)

The vast majority of the time, when I open a new tab, I want to go to a page I already visited. Unfortunately, I consistently have to press down arrow to get to what I'm looking for.

I already disabled any kind of search suggestion (settings screenshot attached), added the separate search field, but nothing I tried removed the "Search with DuckDuckGo" being the first suggestion. I pressed the down arrow so many times in my life because of this, I'm at a loss.

Am I missing something? Is there any way to get the history suggestions to be before ANY web search.

Asked by Laurent 16 hours ago

Last reply by Laurent 14 hours ago

Copy Link to Highlight

There should be a feature where you can copy the link to particular text on a webpage (much like when you click on a Google result for a certain part of an article). Wher… (read more)

There should be a feature where you can copy the link to particular text on a webpage (much like when you click on a Google result for a certain part of an article). Where do I suggest features for Firefox?

Asked by Mattlexic 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 hours ago

Unwanted Settings Re-enabled in FF v127.0.0

Multiple users are reporting in Microfix's Mozilla Firefox and ESR Updates 2024 in the AskWoody forum that the two options at Settings | Browsing | Recommend extensions a… (read more)

Multiple users are reporting in Microfix's Mozilla Firefox and ESR Updates 2024 in the AskWoody forum that the two options at Settings | Browsing | Recommend extensions as you browse and Recommend features as you browse were both automatically re-enabled when Firefox updated to v127.0.0. I was able to confirm both those settings were previously disabled in my Firefox browser and re-enabled without my permission in v127.0.0.

So far this as been confirmed in desktop builds of Firefox v127.0.0 and Firefox ESR v115.0.2 released on 11-Jun-2024, but not in Portable builds of Firefox. I'm hoping that the automatic re-enabling of these settings is a bug, and not a deliberate change to make Firefox more intrusive.

I should add that the first time I re-launched Firefox after upgrading to v127.0.0 on 11-Jun-2024 I saw a banner message asking me if I'd like to Open Firefox every time you start your computer?. I'm hoping that clicking the "Not Now" button button once will be enough to prevent this nag from reappearing.


Dell Inspiron 15 5584 * 64-bit Win 10 Pro v22H2 build 19045.4412 * Firefox v127.0.0 * Microsoft Defender v4.18.24050.7-1.1.24050.5 * Malwarebytes Premium v5.1.5.116-1.0.1252 * Macrium Reflect Free v8.0.7783

Asked by lmacri 1 day ago

SLES 15.5 QU2 in Mozilla Firefox 115.8.0esr was not supporting window.close()

SLES 15.5 QU2 in Mozilla Firefox 115.8.0esr was not supporting window.close() and it's showing like "firefox already running , but is not reponding to use firefox you mus… (read more)

SLES 15.5 QU2 in Mozilla Firefox 115.8.0esr was not supporting window.close() and it's showing like "firefox already running , but is not reponding to use firefox you must frist close the exiting firefox process , restart your device , or use a different profile"

Asked by Venkataiah ch 1 day ago

Last reply by Venkataiah ch 1 day ago

Feature Request: Disable Webpage Changing Images

I frequently stumble upon websites with incredibly annoying looping images, with no option or method to disable the image changes. Reading information on websites with co… (read more)

I frequently stumble upon websites with incredibly annoying looping images, with no option or method to disable the image changes. Reading information on websites with constantly changing images is difficult due the distraction.

It would be greatly appreciated if an option could be created to disable the continual image looping - perhaps an addition to the FF settings whereby an On/Off toggle could en/disable a context menu option to Pause / Disable image looping when the user right-clicks on an image. ... or, the browser itself automatically recognises image looping and the toggle simply allows FF to en/disable the looping.

Thanks.

Asked by Waphle_Stomp 1 day ago

Search defaults to UK. How undo? Using Duck Duck Go for search.

My default search engine is Duck Duck Go. I frequently use a VPN. I am usually in North America and want to search sites in North America. When I run a search by typ… (read more)

My default search engine is Duck Duck Go. I frequently use a VPN.

I am usually in North America and want to search sites in North America. When I run a search by typing a search term in Firefox, I get results beginning in UK, and I see that a blue toggle switch has been set to UK. (See image.)

This started 2-3 weeks ago.

How do I set things so that my searches begin in North America?

I have checked "about:config" preferences and do not see anywhere that UK is specified. I don't see a region preference setting, either.

Thank you.

Asked by ezameht 1 month ago

Last reply by ezameht 1 day ago

Firefox does not follow system Dark/Light theme switch

System: Windows 10 22H2 Version: 129.0a1 Firefox system is permanently set to Dark mode, even when the rest of the OS is light mode. While I can manually select light t… (read more)

System: Windows 10 22H2 Version: 129.0a1

Firefox system is permanently set to Dark mode, even when the rest of the OS is light mode. While I can manually select light themes (such as the default Light theme), other dual-mode themes such as Alpenglow is permanent stuck in dark. Is there a way to investigate this?

Asked by Pseudoryx 1 day ago

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Keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL? I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to … (read more)

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL?

I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to copy current URL to share without touching the mouse.

Asked by Sebastian 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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How to unpin Google from search bar suggestions?

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my searc… (read more)

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my search suggestions bar with a pin icon in the corner, and I can't figure out how to remove it. Does anyone know how to do this?

Asked by Cr4sh 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

How to fix Private Tabs that keep closing when closing out Firefox.

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I … (read more)

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I close the app. Before there used to be a section in settings that would allow you to turn this feature on/off, however it's not in settings anymore. I wanted to know if there is another way around this. I want to be able to keep private tabs open when I close out Firefox on my phone and ipad.Before I would have all my tabs available jut like regular browsing but now its cleared out evey time. Is there anyway to fix and change this?

Asked by j.m.3113 2 days ago

Private Window

When opening a private window after the 127.0 update, now opens opens a new window on the far right. It is no longer connected to the FireFox browser. In about:config I h… (read more)

When opening a private window after the 127.0 update, now opens opens a new window on the far right. It is no longer connected to the FireFox browser. In about:config I have it set to False for browser.PrivateWindowSeperation.enabled. That worked in the past but doesn't seem to be working anymore.

Asked by overby19 2 days ago

window.close() is not working

SLES 15.5 QU2 in Mozilla Firefox 115.8.0esr was not supporting window.close() even i added user_pref("dom.allow_scripts_to_close_windows", true); in user.js and prefs.js… (read more)

SLES 15.5 QU2 in Mozilla Firefox 115.8.0esr was not supporting window.close() even i added user_pref("dom.allow_scripts_to_close_windows", true); in user.js and prefs.js

Asked by Venkataiah ch 4 days ago

Last reply by Venkataiah ch 3 days ago