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Changing background picture

So basically I like redesigning my macs look every few months and i want to add a picture to the start screen, I want to have the original one - it still saying Firefox h… (read more)

So basically I like redesigning my macs look every few months and i want to add a picture to the start screen, I want to have the original one - it still saying Firefox however I want a background behind it, much like chrome. I found a solution but it involved a lot of code and doing some really confusing things so what should I do? I don't want to install any add-ons. Also if anybody find the coding solution anywhere could you please re-explain it to me? Thanks :)

Asked by Sofia 5 days ago

Answered by Bithiah Koshy 5 days ago

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Completely shutting down the autoswap to address bar from search bars on a web page

Prior to updating, when I typed a question from the Firefox homepage in the search box in the middle of the page, my search parameters would appear there where it would b… (read more)

Prior to updating, when I typed a question from the Firefox homepage in the search box in the middle of the page, my search parameters would appear there where it would be easy to see. Now, every time I type anything in a search box, it jumps to the address bar, causing me to have to shift my line of sight to the top left of my screen rather than the center of the screen. Not to mention the text on the address bar is several orders of magnitude smaller than the test on the web pages search bar. So how to I shut this behavior down? If I click in a search box I expect my text to appear in that search box, NOT in the address bar.

Asked by ClementsPE9703 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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after a reinstall of firefox 91.0.1, missing home icon next to refresh icon, where is switch to turn home icon back on?

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might b… (read more)

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might be blind, but i cud not find in settings, home page default ...tell it was not removed in new update...thanx

Asked by oetkbtytr 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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userChrome.css is not working with toolkit option enabled

I been reading various guide about how to use CSS to override the hyperlink color. But it is not working, Firefox are not grabbing the userChrome.css from the folder. I a… (read more)

I been reading various guide about how to use CSS to override the hyperlink color. But it is not working, Firefox are not grabbing the userChrome.css from the folder. I am not sure if there is other step that I have to do since I did everything to enable it through multiple guides.


  • toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets is enabled
  • chrome folder is created and located in my profile root folder
  • userChrome.css and userContent.css is in chrome folder
  • restarted Firefox multiple times even checking the task manager to ensure that Firefox is absolutely shut down.

Based on those above, it should be working. I thought it was the CSS code, however Stylus have no issue with the code. Yes, there are two empty rules in there because I got the impression that CSS strongly relies on inheritance. So I set this way to ensure that that nothing will be overridden by the website CSS. I created a clean fresh profile and set the same thing above and restarted Firefox. Unfortunately, it didn't work. So the addons are ruled out. my default profile is ruled out since the clean fresh profile having the same issue.

I don't know what is the possible issue of this? I don't know if my CSS is defined correctly since Stylus does not have a issue with it and applying CSS on all websites. Anyone have a clue?

My CSS content:

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

a: link {} a: visited {

   color: #ffa500 !important;

} a: hover {} a: active {

   color: #ffa500 !important;

}

Asked by darkestdream 2 weeks ago

Answered by darkestdream 2 weeks ago

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In windows ten, the hover color is yellow and white, I tried doing the web developer options last night..

Well it has been an extermely hard few days since first boot up firefox, but pretty much everything is so user friendly, except for the tooltip / hover color is still yel… (read more)

Well it has been an extermely hard few days since first boot up firefox, but pretty much everything is so user friendly, except for the tooltip / hover color is still yellow with white box surrounding it, is there a way I can configuration of it? I know about the UserChrome.ccs, but what you mean by "application from your profile?" Do you mean web or do you mean on your own Personal Comptuer?

Asked by incubatedcodes2000 6 days ago

Answered by incubatedcodes2000 6 days ago

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How to select Firefox version in Windows Run?

I installed two versions of Firefox: Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition. Typically, in Window 10, you can open a browser by pressing Win+R and typing "… (read more)

I installed two versions of Firefox: Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition. Typically, in Window 10, you can open a browser by pressing Win+R and typing "firefox", but with two versions installed, this always opens the version I don't want.

Since the latter version is always opened, I think it's related to the installation order, but I don't want to reinstall my browser. So is there any configuration available?

Asked by dullzhang 6 days ago

Answered by dullzhang 5 days ago

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Version 92.0 update changed appearance of toolbar bookmark menus - how do I change it back?

According to the release info for the latest update (Version 92.0): "The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles." I have no idea what that means… (read more)

According to the release info for the latest update (Version 92.0):

"The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles."

I have no idea what that means or how to fix it! All I know is that the lists of bookmarks I have saved under toolbar tabs are now all double-spaced. I don't want them double-spaced — that makes all the lists twice as long! I just want them the way they were before the update . . . HELP!!!

Asked by nhcowboy1 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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"Say hello to a new firefox" theme options configuration

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now. I expected that I would then be able to go i… (read more)

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now.

I expected that I would then be able to go into the settings menu somewhere and find the options:

  • Streamlined Toolbar and menus
  • Modern tabs
  • Fresh icons and clearer messages

I do not find these under Settings nor under the installed Themes. I'm not even sure these are a Theme as much of a Style??

Any help on this is appreciated. Searching the title was of no help.

Asked by RangerZ 5 days ago

Answered by RangerZ 5 days ago

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Why, why, why do the devs keep pushing asthetic design changes that user obviouslly relly don't want? You got $450 million from Google, so maybe you're doing it on purpose to drive FF users away.

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted … (read more)

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted chunky new double spaced menus and bookmarks. Everybody hates them. You know that. Why not listen to the last of the FF users?

Why not give use end-users a voice in how Firefox looks? Let us OPT OUT of cosmetic design changes. I've never been asked my opinion in a survey and you killed-off the FF feed back feature. Why? Because too many people don't like what your doing? Since Google essentially owns you now, are trying to kill off FF for them? Because you're doing a great job of it!

Asked by dougmarkell 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago

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Bookmarks CSS

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable t… (read more)

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable to take a capture of my personal bar where vertical spaces are bigger than elsewhere.

Asked by api16 4 days ago

Answered by api16 3 days ago

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shortcuts on home page - cannot add

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help. on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dot… (read more)

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help.

on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dots, but no option to edit. somehow I got one of these tiles filled out/in, but I cannot repeat it. I believe I dragged from bookmarks, does not now.

Asked by d_penny 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox proton active tab indicator

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images… (read more)

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images show how it was in photon and how i want it in proton

Asked by sagnikadhikary15 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Is there an add-on or that restores functionality that updates have removed?

One reason why I liked Firefox so much were two tools in particular that have been inexplicably REMOVED by recent updates, View This Image (or Picture) and View Page Info… (read more)

One reason why I liked Firefox so much were two tools in particular that have been inexplicably REMOVED by recent updates, View This Image (or Picture) and View Page Info. Now Firefox is just like everybody else and their brothers. I was wondering if there is an add-on or extension that addresses this deficiency.

I just noticed: Firefox no longer shows installed add-ons and extensions. WTF???

Asked by gremlinkurst 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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black frames

Hellow How avoid the new uggly black frames that eppears in some windows in Firefox? Zum besseren Verständnis: wie kann man die hässlichen, breiten, schwarzen Umrahmungen… (read more)

Hellow

How avoid the new uggly black frames that eppears in some windows in Firefox?

Zum besseren Verständnis: wie kann man die hässlichen, breiten, schwarzen Umrahmungen, die neuerdings in Firefox an verschiedenen Fenstern erscheinen, wieder weg kriegen?

Thank you very much

mit freundlichen Grüssen


Ralph Mangen

Asked by mangenra 1 day ago

Answered by mangenra 1 day ago

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Bookmark colors in FF91

Only able to color SVG files in omni.ja NOT SVG files extracted from omni.ja and saved to a local directory BookmarksToolbar.svg is in the chrome directory along with use… (read more)

Only able to color SVG files in omni.ja NOT SVG files extracted from omni.ja and saved to a local directory

BookmarksToolbar.svg is in the chrome directory along with userChrome.css. See code below

<per>

/* Colored folders for Bookmark Menus. */ /* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */

  1. PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"]:not([query="true"]) .toolbarbutton-icon,
-moz-any(
  1. PlacesToolbarItems,
  2. PlacesChevronPopup,
  3. BMB_bookmarksPopup,
  4. bookmarksMenu,
  5. OtherBookmarksPopup) menu[container="true"]:not([query="true"]) > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,

/* Standard folder -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */

-moz-any(
  1. bookmarks-view,
  2. editBMPanel_folderTree,
  3. placesList,
  4. placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container),
  5. editBMPanel_folderMenuList > .menulist-label-box > .menulist-icon,
  6. editBMPanel_folderMenuList menupopup menuitem,
  7. editBMPanel_folderMenuList {
 [profile folder]\chrome\BookmarksToolbar.svg 
 /* Specify icon to override basic folder   */
 list-style-image: url("BookmarksToolbar.svg") !important; } 

/* One line fix This colours all bookmarks */

.bookmark-item[container], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) { fill: Blue    !important; }

/* Make Shop folder Red */ toolbarbutton.bookmark-item[label="Shop"] > .toolbarbutton-icon { fill: #e74c3c !important; }

/* Make Active folder Green */ toolbarbutton.bookmark-item[label="Active"] > .toolbarbutton-icon { fill: #3CE770 !important; }

<per>

Asked by Norbert38 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How do I turn off automatic searching when text is pasted accidentally onto main browser window (not the location bar) ?

This sometimes happens for example while filling in a form on a web page. I intend to copy/paste text into an input box of the form but I accidentally paste it outside o… (read more)

This sometimes happens for example while filling in a form on a web page. I intend to copy/paste text into an input box of the form but I accidentally paste it outside of the box. This causes Firefox to perform an undesired search based on my text.

Can this be turned off?

Asked by Jeff_Landry 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Firebug icon does not appear in Firefox 16, how to launch Firebug?

I have Firebug 1.10.6 installed on top of Firefox 16.0.2. After installation of Firebug I see the bug icon in the upper right corner of my window, next to the home icon.… (read more)

I have Firebug 1.10.6 installed on top of Firefox 16.0.2. After installation of Firebug I see the bug icon in the upper right corner of my window, next to the home icon. After restarting Firefox, the icon is gone. I don't know how to start Firebug other than by clicking the icon. Please explain to me: how to get the Firebug icon after restarting Firefox, or, alternatively, how to start Firebug without icon.

Asked by Paul.Wormer 8 years ago

Answered by Paul.Wormer 8 years ago

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How to save my speed dial settings when I need to restore my computer, I lose all my speed dial settings pages?

i HAVE HAD TO TOTAL RESTART MY COMPUTER AND LOST ALL MY SPEED DIAL PAGES, AND WHEN iI INSTALLED WINDOWS 8 IT TO LOST ALL MY PAGES, IS THERE A WAY TO SAVE SO I DO NOT HAVE… (read more)

i HAVE HAD TO TOTAL RESTART MY COMPUTER AND LOST ALL MY SPEED DIAL PAGES, AND WHEN iI INSTALLED WINDOWS 8 IT TO LOST ALL MY PAGES, IS THERE A WAY TO SAVE SO I DO NOT HAVE TOTAL REINSTALL EVER PAGE AGAIN ? HERE IS WHAT i THOUGHT WOULD SAVE MY SETTINGS BUT IT DOESN'T WORK ON MY NEW WINDOWS 8 INSTALL ON MY OLD COMPUTER.

chrome://speeddial/content/speeddial.xul

PLEASE HELP STEVEN

Asked by ACEEAGLE 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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Shortcut for the "Go to some site" function

To go to some other site I have to use mouse to set focus to navigation pannel, that's rather uncomfortable :( I wonder why where is no something like "Ctrl+???" shortcut… (read more)

To go to some other site I have to use mouse to set focus to navigation pannel, that's rather uncomfortable :( I wonder why where is no something like "Ctrl+???" shortcut to press it quickly, type and go to new webpage?

Asked by fyiamcat 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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appearance of firefox application

I recently upgraded from 16.0.2 to 17.0. The fonts used by firefox in the toolbar and the names on the tabs have changed to a dirty, bold look. I do not like it. In 16.0.… (read more)

I recently upgraded from 16.0.2 to 17.0. The fonts used by firefox in the toolbar and the names on the tabs have changed to a dirty, bold look. I do not like it. In 16.0.2 I am using the default theme. In 17.0 I am also using the default theme of 17.0. I am running Windows 7. Since my home and work machines have similar configurations, the work version (still 16.0.2) has the nicer looking fonts. If this antiquated system allowed one to attach screen shots, I could visually show the difference brought about by the upgrade to 17.0

How do I get back the application fonts that were used in 16.0.2?

Asked by robertlaub 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago