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Saving files instead of opening and saving in TEMP folder!

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my down… (read more)

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my download folder instead of saving in the temp folder.

I changed this setting to allows ask. Still the files are getting saved in the download folder after opening.

Please assist me to resolve this issue. Thanks.

Asked by senanindya21 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

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How to modify the default dark theme?

How to modify the default dark theme? e.g. where can I find dark theme files to create a new theme starting from the dark theme? I've tried using Firefox Color, but the… (read more)

How to modify the default dark theme?

e.g. where can I find dark theme files to create a new theme starting from the dark theme?

I've tried using Firefox Color, but there is no option to start from the default dark theme. Also, it seems that there are only a few options to customize using Firefox Color.

I cannot find theme files in ./AppData/Roaming/Mozzila/Firefox/

Asked by RAR 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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I don't want to always be asked where to save files. I made the change in Settings. but if i restart Fox, setting is not saved

I don't want to always be asked where I want to save files. I'm okay for all future files to be saved in my Downloads folder. I go to settings and remove the Check mark f… (read more)

I don't want to always be asked where I want to save files. I'm okay for all future files to be saved in my Downloads folder. I go to settings and remove the Check mark for "Always ask where to save files". But this setting does not survive a Firefox restart/exit. Why not?

How can I get firefox to preserve my preferred setting?

Asked by Mozilla cheese 6 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 6 months ago

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How do I enable JavaScript on Firefox browser?

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox browser. I cant load Twitter and some other links. I get error message. JavaScript not enabled. I can't find a setting anywhe… (read more)

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox browser. I cant load Twitter and some other links. I get error message. JavaScript not enabled. I can't find a setting anywhere to enable it. Help!!

Asked by ispwllheli 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Home page button

I have been using Firefox for years. Recently my browser developed a glitch. I uninstalled Firefox then reinstalled it. That part went fine. I find the newer version very… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for years. Recently my browser developed a glitch. I uninstalled Firefox then reinstalled it. That part went fine. I find the newer version very user unfriendly. There is no home page button and I cannot figure out how to add one. Your bookmarks are awful. It tries to be intuitive but in the end all it does is takes 3 to 4 steps to do something that used to bee done in one. This is not an improvement. I want a bookmark list not a not a most recent list. This is a major pain in the a.. . I do not want to stop using Firefox but this user unfriendliness is a major problem. Not quite sure what to do.

Bruce Fairman

Asked by bfairman 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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How to avoid "open when completed" on Firefox downloads

I use the 102.6.0esr (64-bit) Firefox browser. For some reason, the ongoing downloads window has begun to open certain video and audio files when the download is complet… (read more)

I use the 102.6.0esr (64-bit) Firefox browser.

For some reason, the ongoing downloads window has begun to open certain video and audio files when the download is complete. Clicking on some downloads in progress and with the same data type (say, mp4) brings up "Open when completed." Others of the same type do not open but save the file. I would like to turn the open when completed option off for all video and audio files.

I've followed the directions in the setting command for mp4 and other video formats--which indicate that the file should be saved. You can see this:

Asked by Ken Wald 1 year ago

Last reply by willjoe24421 1 year ago

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HTML header links to external references, how to display?

In HTML, in the head element, it is possible to specify links to external resources that are relevant to the current page. For example: <link rel="alternate" type="ap… (read more)

In HTML, in the head element, it is possible to specify links to external resources that are relevant to the current page. For example:

<link rel="alternate" type="application/pdf" href="mypage.pdf" title="My Page in PDF Format"> <link rel="license" href="copyright.html" title="Website License Information"> <link rel="next" href="page2.html">

Many years ago, I found an obscure setting that enabled a toolbar that would display all those document links directly in the browser. That was several computers ago, so I cannot look up the about:config setting that enabled the functionality, and my online searches have found nothing even remotely related to the subject.

What happened to that functionality? How can I turn it back on inside the latest version of Firefox?

Addendum: This functionality was not provided by any extension, add-on, or mod. It was implemented directly in the browser itself, downloaded vanilla and clean installed. It was enabled by directly editing the "about:config" page.

As for whether the cited links are intended for automated tools or not, here is the HTML standard itself:

Interactive user agents may provide users with a means to follow the hyperlinks created using the link element, somewhere within their user interface.

And just in case somebody suggests this is somehow new or novel functionality, here it is described in the HTML standard published in 1997:

Although LINK has no content, it conveys relationship information that may be rendered by user agents in a variety of ways (e.g., a tool-bar with a drop-down menu of links).

That "tool-bar with a drop-down menu of links" is almost exactly what Mozilla used to provide. I just want to know what happened to it.

Asked by silnith 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Where is firefox Colorways in new version 109 > Those Balanced Themes Are

Where is FireFox Colorways in new version 109? Those --Balanced-- Themes Are Not Available In themes search!!!! For example i want Colorways Innovator -> Balanced Wher… (read more)

Where is FireFox Colorways in new version 109? Those --Balanced-- Themes Are Not Available In themes search!!!! For example i want Colorways Innovator -> Balanced Where can i download it?

Asked by helius.dev 1 year ago

Last reply by helius.dev 1 year ago

when opening a new tab, allow a choice to go to an already open tab

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I… (read more)

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I want to go to a certain already open tab. I could then click on it and go to that open tab, such that I do not open a new tab. Which would be redundant. How I can I make it do this again? I always have a LOT of tabs open!

Asked by itsfrombill 3 months ago

Last reply by itsfrombill 3 months ago

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Firefox Library Color

After ColorWays was disabled I installed the FireFox Color add-on to recreate the theme I had been using Everything works fine except when I open the Library window or A… (read more)

After ColorWays was disabled I installed the FireFox Color add-on to recreate the theme I had been using

Everything works fine except when I open the Library window or Add-on windows I get the 'Dark Theme' instead of the 'Light Theme'

After experimenting with different colors I found that the 'Toolbar Color' setting here https://color.firefox.com determines whether the Library is light or dark

It seems only the very lightest colors allow the light theme even though on ColorWays the intermediate themes allowed it and had exactly the same level of brightness as the custom one I created

Is the there any way to independently alter the Library color without having to the change the Toolbar theme I read this https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Mozilla/Add-ons/WebExtensions/manifest.json/theme#colors but it doesn't mention the Library

Thanks

Asked by darkwolf573 1 year ago

Last reply by darkwolf573 1 year ago

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Expanding Element Area with Stylus

After removing other elements, I'm left with a map, which I was able to expand to the top and sides, but not the bottom area. The site is https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/… (read more)

After removing other elements, I'm left with a map, which I was able to expand to the top and sides, but not the bottom area.

The site is https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/.

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Asked by silly 10 months ago

Last reply by Paul 10 months ago

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Is there a way to disable asking where to save downloads?

I know I could use an addon like RunWith to download files to the Downloads folder without it asking where to save them, but I want files downloaded through Firefox the o… (read more)

I know I could use an addon like RunWith to download files to the Downloads folder without it asking where to save them, but I want files downloaded through Firefox the official way. I have “Always ask where to save files” unchecked in settings, but that doesn’t do anything.

Asked by TheWonderAlmighty 10 months ago

Last reply by TheWonderAlmighty 9 months ago

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Update 105.0 focus on address bar on startup

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar o… (read more)

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar on startup.

Now it focuses on the address bar instead (i.e. https://www.google.co.uk/ is selected). How can I make it focus on the webpage search bar on startup again instead?

I already found this thread from last year https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334131 and tried changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false but it didn't have any noticeable effect and the issue is still present.

Many thanks.

Asked by puzzled42 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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How to put my bookmarks in a toolbar on the left side of screen

I have tried to figure this out on my own, with no success. Can you send me step by step instructions on how to move my bookmarks to the side of my browser screen. Right … (read more)

I have tried to figure this out on my own, with no success. Can you send me step by step instructions on how to move my bookmarks to the side of my browser screen. Right now they go across the top of the screen. Thanks!

Asked by Mgateslucky 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox 109.0 - Forced "Extensions" icon

I will be to-the-point: Firefox 109.0 has forced the "extensions" icon (a puzzle piece) on my Bookmarks toolbar. (1) I do not wish for it to appear there (2) I am not gi… (read more)

I will be to-the-point: Firefox 109.0 has forced the "extensions" icon (a puzzle piece) on my Bookmarks toolbar.

(1) I do not wish for it to appear there (2) I am not given the possibility to remove it from the "Customise toolbar" screen

Please assist.

Asked by hevinroyal 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Gap to the left of tabs when menu bar is hidden/unchecked

Hello, I am running Firefox v101.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux (Pop!_OS, installed as a flatpak). I am using the default system theme in dark mode, though switching to the Firef… (read more)

Hello,

I am running Firefox v101.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux (Pop!_OS, installed as a flatpak). I am using the default system theme in dark mode, though switching to the Firefox dark theme or other themes does not change anything. When I allow the Menu Bar (File, Edit, View, etc.) to be present, the browser tabs on the next line are aligned correctly, going all of the way to the left. When I uncheck the Menu Bar, however, a gap appears to the left of the tabs. I have not seen this behavior on Firefox in other environments (Debian, RHEL, Windows), and I'm wondering if there's a way I can remove that gap. I have attached screenshots showing how the tabs are aligned with and without the Menu Bar.

Thanks so much!

Asked by avram.meir 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago