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firefox 73 profile location problem

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my prefe… (read more)

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my preferred location in appdata\roaming\mozila\profiles.ini but 73 regularly ignores this and puts a basic profile in the default location and alters profile.ini. Using the profile manager does not get any better results. I am also having problems with the home page, I have set a custom page but 73 often resets this to a blank page or sometimes the default home page. I have had to resort to a 'portable' version as 73 constantly resetting things was getting so annoying but the portable does not work well as a default browser.

Asked by mikebravo 1 year ago

firefox import from another computer

Dear all, How can I import setting from one computer to lots of another computers for firefox setting? For example, I have setup setting as attachments, how can I import … (read more)

Dear all, How can I import setting from one computer to lots of another computers for firefox setting? For example, I have setup setting as attachments, how can I import to another computer quickly? Thanks a lot.

Asked by 耀彰 2 months ago

Pressing tab to focus search suggestions instead of search engines on search bar.

Hello there, I am using Firefox 84.0.3. When I type in the search bar suggestions show up that's ok but I feel a little awkward when I have to press Up/Down arrow to focu… (read more)

Hello there,

I am using Firefox 84.0.3. When I type in the search bar suggestions show up that's ok but I feel a little awkward when I have to press Up/Down arrow to focus items in search suggestion list. Instead want to use the Tab key. If i want to change the search engine i can use Alt + Up/Down arrow.

Thanks.

Asked by Tin 2 months ago

Update issues

After updating Firefox forgets that I want .pdf files opened with Windows standard application instead of downloading them. Can Firefox be told to remenber my preferance?… (read more)

After updating Firefox forgets that I want .pdf files opened with Windows standard application instead of downloading them. Can Firefox be told to remenber my preferance?

Asked by bjornsylwan 2 months ago

Undesirable feature

Hello! I love firefox, but latest versions have a feature that disturbs me a lot. I’m using more than one screen with different dimensions. Then I move firefox window fro… (read more)

Hello! I love firefox, but latest versions have a feature that disturbs me a lot. I’m using more than one screen with different dimensions. Then I move firefox window from one screen to another, firefox automatically adjust his window size accordingly. Please, tell me, how I can disable that feature? Thank you!

Asked by klokodunda 2 months ago

Addon windows in the Overflow menu have a fixed size so addon functionality is broken

Addon windows in the Overflow menu are limited or fixed in size and therefore some addon functions are inaccessible or hard to use. Usually I would just middle-click to s… (read more)

Addon windows in the Overflow menu are limited or fixed in size and therefore some addon functions are inaccessible or hard to use. Usually I would just middle-click to scroll sideways but with some addons this is not possible (eg. LastPass only shows the "Upgrade to Premium" part and nothing else if it is in the Overflow menu). I love the minimalist black&white look of my current Firefox setup so having the red LastPass icon outside of the Overflow menu would ruin that. Other addons just look bad with all that extra white space, like Windscribe (which should have a very small Addon window).

Is there some way to change the size of the addon window or report this as a bug to have it behave like addons should?

Asked by ntruter42 2 months ago

Stop Firefox opening twice

I have a web-based app which I use firefox to open. I use multiple tabs like for opening and printing pdf & having multiple modules from the web-based app. The issue … (read more)

I have a web-based app which I use firefox to open. I use multiple tabs like for opening and printing pdf & having multiple modules from the web-based app. The issue is some users are clicking on the firefox icon even though firefox is open & it opens another session or window of Firefox. What I would like if someone clicks on the Firefox icon and it is already open to just display that session of firefox that is open & not open a new window/session. My issue is we have 5 and 6 different windows for the same web app & it's causing some issues. All links should open in a new Tab which they do now but if I can find a way to stop firefox opening twice it will solve my issue.

Asked by info4558 2 months ago

searching extension to rate / star websites

I'm looking for an extension that I presume exists, but I'm not able to find it: I want to rate websites in the way photo apps allow you to rate your photos, i.e. assign … (read more)

I'm looking for an extension that I presume exists, but I'm not able to find it: I want to rate websites in the way photo apps allow you to rate your photos, i.e. assign a number of stars to them.

Like https://mozilla.org ★★★★☆

One use case: I'm comparing products where I don't necessarily find something so good that I can come to conclusion now, so I need a way to save it.

Do you know such an extension or have good ideas how to search it?

Asked by mozilla184 2 months ago

When I press delete while *not* editing something i go back to the past page

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i wou… (read more)

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i would like to find out how to turn off this feature.

Asked by GgOoOoGgLlEe SsUuCcKkSs 2 months ago

spell check

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check… (read more)

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check is disabled, this should not be possible. (excuse my English). How can I get rid of the red underlines?

Asked by IvE46 2 months ago

pdf highlight

I am looking for a way to highlight PDF within the browser How can I do that in Firefox for Windows. If it's not please provide pdf highlight like other browser have buil… (read more)

I am looking for a way to highlight PDF within the browser How can I do that in Firefox for Windows. If it's not please provide pdf highlight like other browser have built-in not extention

Asked by karannegi.com 2 months ago

Browsing speed in Bookmarks Library is too fast.

When clicking on "show all bookmarks" it takes you to the bookmark library where you can see all our bookmarks. 1. The layout is shoddy, makes finding bookmarks very dif… (read more)

When clicking on "show all bookmarks" it takes you to the bookmark library where you can see all our bookmarks.

1. The layout is shoddy, makes finding bookmarks very difficult. 2. The scrolling speed is way too fast, I try to scroll up or down and it goes all the way to the top or bottom.

Please fix.

Asked by yanx32257 2 months ago

Top sites icons missing

I recently made some custom icons for my top sites: uploaded them online, added the custom image url and they looked great. But they don't seem to be working anymore, I o… (read more)

I recently made some custom icons for my top sites: uploaded them online, added the custom image url and they looked great. But they don't seem to be working anymore, I only had them for a couple of days and can't think of anything I might've done for that to change.

I can add a different image url and it shows up, in fact, I set the icons both in Linux and Windows and they still show up in Windows. I attached a before and after, what's going on? Thanks in advance

Asked by Clara 2 months ago

Firefox window menu options on Mac

Hi Folks, I've recently started working with a Mac (Catalina) and found an oddity that only seems to apply to Firefox. I set up keyboard shortcuts for moving windows betw… (read more)

Hi Folks,

I've recently started working with a Mac (Catalina) and found an oddity that only seems to apply to Firefox. I set up keyboard shortcuts for moving windows between my macbook display and an external monitor using the in-built keyboard options to add shortcuts.

These target the Window>Move to [DISPLAY NAME] menu entries at the top of the screen. For some reason Firefox windows don't have this menu entry and therefore my shortcuts don't move Firefox windows between my screens.

I've included a couple screenshots to demonstrate. It's not a huge deal but I wonder if it's an issue with my machine or just a quirk of Firefox?

Asked by totzo 2 months ago

Developer Tools separate window view - menu bar colour

Hello, I am using Firefox 85.0 on OSX 10.14.6. Both Firefox Dev Tools and OSX are set to Dark Mode. However the menubar on the Developer Tools pop-out window (separate wi… (read more)

Hello,

I am using Firefox 85.0 on OSX 10.14.6. Both Firefox Dev Tools and OSX are set to Dark Mode. However the menubar on the Developer Tools pop-out window (separate window view) is showing light grey. Please see attached image which shows the menu bar colour.

Is there any way I can change this to match the dark theme of my system?

This may seem petty, but I use the pop-out console a lot in my workflow and the bright coloured bar is bothering me! I have just switched over from Chrome which correctly matches the menubar to the system theme.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by azleeb 2 months ago

Logitech M720 back/forward buttons not working

The back/forward buttons on my mouse are not working as intended, ONLY on the Firefox browser. The actions work correctly on every other application and browser that I us… (read more)

The back/forward buttons on my mouse are not working as intended, ONLY on the Firefox browser. The actions work correctly on every other application and browser that I use. With Firefox, when the back/forward buttons are pressed, the "up/down" scroll is triggered. This is not how I have mapped my mouse. Please look into fixing this. It is very annoying. Thank you.

Asked by dgo1015 2 months ago

Firefox Relay Icon in Email Fields - Can't disable

I am using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS x86_64, Version 84.0.2 (64-bit). I really enjoy using Firefox Relay, but I would like to disable the icon in email field… (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS x86_64, Version 84.0.2 (64-bit). I really enjoy using Firefox Relay, but I would like to disable the icon in email fields. When I click on the switch that does so, it refuses to toggle off. I've Googled and browsed the forums here, but can't find anybody that's experiencing the same issue. I thought that maybe an extension that I have is preventing me from toggling off, but disabling every other extension changed nothing.

Asked by chriscohen 2 months ago

Unable to see text

I accidentally set my text and screen display the same color. Now I am unable to see anything in Firefox. I am using MacOS. I have attempted to check the Application Supp… (read more)

I accidentally set my text and screen display the same color. Now I am unable to see anything in Firefox. I am using MacOS. I have attempted to check the Application Support to modify the folder that stores the preferences folder, but Firefox is not listed. Thanks

Asked by twimberly83 2 months ago