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Firefox 97 os/system print dialog

Hi, how do we set Firefox 97 to use the os/system print dialog? Before Firefox 97 we could change these settings in about:config: print.tab_modal.enabled = false widget.u… (read more)

Hi, how do we set Firefox 97 to use the os/system print dialog?

Before Firefox 97 we could change these settings in about:config:

print.tab_modal.enabled = false widget.use-xdg-desktop-portal = true

But they are both gone now.

There is now widget.use-xdg-desktop-portal.print, which is an integer (2 by default).

But no matter what integer it is set to, we still don't get the os/system print dialog.

We are using Arch Linux, but we don't expect that to be of any importance -- after all, it worked before Firefox 97.

Thanks for your time :o)

Asked by johnny1000 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago

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until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock … (read more)

until yesterday, Firefox had the same to toolbar settings as everything else. Then YOU updated me and the toolbar now only has HORRIBLE appearance. How to turn the clock back and use the Windows settings for everything?

Asked by rweeksy 1 year ago

Last reply by Nick 1 year ago

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Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

Library Panel's Increasing Minimum Size Has Become a Workflow Interuption Issue

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows ar… (read more)

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows are open to 1:1 size. The issue first started nine months ago. It was troublesome then, forcing me to use extra hand motions and mouse clicks just to get a fraction of a seconds worth of information.

In other words, Firefox has made it more difficult to retrieve important information that used to be available at a glance. I have determined that Firefox has rewritten their programming to intentionally do this to us. WHY?

Please make the Library Panel box fully resizable again. It is becoming a make or break issue for me. Stop tinkering around. You had perfection, now it is ruined. I do not want the window buried, partially obscured, or on top of any other window. It should have equal rights with other fully resizable elements.

Asked by caribgoodies 2 months ago

Last reply by Kogaku 2 months ago

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Firefox 91 looks horrible, restore my layout please

Whomever thinks the look of 91 is great, keep it to yourself, you're making my browser twice as tall as the amount of screen real estate available for it and things are n… (read more)

Whomever thinks the look of 91 is great, keep it to yourself, you're making my browser twice as tall as the amount of screen real estate available for it and things are not fitting inside the window.

Asked by Colin WG 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

Replacement for "Default Bookmark Folder" addon

I enjoy this handy addon, but it's got a couple bugs Default Bookmark Folder It's a recommended addon, but It seems that it's no longer being supported. Version is two … (read more)

I enjoy this handy addon, but it's got a couple bugs

Default Bookmark Folder

It's a recommended addon, but It seems that it's no longer being supported. Version is two years old, and issues reported on github are not responded to.

I wonder if anyone could recommend another addon with the same features.

Asked by noel_envode 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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I am unable to remove ABP (AdBlock Plus) extention from my computer

Hi everyone, i have added the ABP addon into my Mozilla latest version. After some weeks i have disable and remove the extention from my browser without success. I have r… (read more)

Hi everyone,

i have added the ABP addon into my Mozilla latest version. After some weeks i have disable and remove the extention from my browser without success. I have read a lot of posts about this situation but noting has help me.

I have uninstalled mozilla and install it again but this method hasn't help me. I do also not shown any ads in chrome browser.

Is there and way to remove this trash without reinstalling windows?

Asked by Mustafa Önal 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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add-ons feature suddenly disabled

The Add-On feature no longer works. When I click on it in the about:addons address, it just gives a paragraph of what add-ons are and the rest is just a white, blank pag… (read more)

The Add-On feature no longer works. When I click on it in the about:addons address, it just gives a paragraph of what add-ons are and the rest is just a white, blank page. Has been working just fine (several years) until just a couple days ago. I found this out when I had to re-install a couple legacy apps due to a FF foul-up (tried to upgrade even though I refused). I still use FF 55.0.3 because that is the last version that the Tabs Groups will work with. This single feature is far more helpful to me than all the other features of FF combined, so you can see why I want to keep it.

How can I get Add-Ons to actually let me add on again?

Asked by Wolfgang 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 7 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago

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white on black

After new 96.0 update today, browser changed to white on black background; always had the opposite. Can't see method to change back. Setting in font section still says bl… (read more)

After new 96.0 update today, browser changed to white on black background; always had the opposite. Can't see method to change back. Setting in font section still says black on white, to no effect.’ Don't want the white on black.

Asked by diben681 1 year ago

Last reply by Navigator1Ann 1 year ago

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Pin to Taskbar

I can pin Firefox to my Taskbar and used to be able to pin shortcuts to that but all of a sudden I cannot pin shortcuts to that Firefox that it is sitting on the Taskbar.… (read more)

I can pin Firefox to my Taskbar and used to be able to pin shortcuts to that but all of a sudden I cannot pin shortcuts to that Firefox that it is sitting on the Taskbar. I drag them to the Firefox shortcut on the Taskbar and a message pops up “Pin to Firefox?” but when I right click on the Taskbar Firefox link there are only the original shortcuts that were there before this problem began. I have tried Uninstall & Reinstall but nothing works.

Asked by fredgough 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox 93.0 always attempts to restore previous session, even though I have that option disabled.

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option. I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time. Having Firefox display a pag… (read more)

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option.

I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time.

Having Firefox display a page 'unable to restore previous session' with the options of 'display previous' pages and 'start new session' is inconvenient at best. I do not want to see that page, I just want Firefox to automatically start a new session every time I open it.

In the Tools menu settings tab, the 'Restore previous session' checkbox is not checked.

Asked by nitehawke13 1 year ago

Last reply by psi.ops87 1 year ago

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Top sites

My top sites have disappeared and/or changed to sites not visited very much. And there is now no Top Sites box to check in Preferences. This means that when I click the … (read more)

My top sites have disappeared and/or changed to sites not visited very much. And there is now no Top Sites box to check in Preferences.

This means that when I click the URL box, it used to drop down with 5 or 6 of the sites I visited the most. Those are gone and replaced with sites I don't visit very much.

Please help!

Asked by ShaunTru6 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Making right-click behave as it does in Chrome.

Hello, I have wanted to move from Chrome to Firefox for some time and I finally got to try it out today. Something that has bothered me since the beginning is that right … (read more)

Hello, I have wanted to move from Chrome to Firefox for some time and I finally got to try it out today. Something that has bothered me since the beginning is that right clicking when the cursor hovers over text behaves differently than I'm used to.

This is the behavior I want:

  1. User action: With the cursor over text.
  2. User action: Right click / double click if in Mac
  3. Browser action: The word that the cursor is hovering should be automatically selected and the appropriate actions (copy, select all, search…, etc.) should appear in the contextual menu.

Instead of those options in the contextual menu, the normal page options are appearing (Save Page As, View Page Source…).

Where do I change this behaviour?

Additionally, how can I make the contextual menu include the «Look Up "foo"» option as it does in Chrome (Mac)?

PS: check the names of the images; basically: Chrome; Firefox-what-I-get; Firefox-what-I-want

Asked by WallYE 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

Google search engine not showing up in settings?

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear. … (read more)

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear.

Asked by lookmoney14 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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how can I enable access to ftp sites in new Firefox (or else revert to older version)?

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These i… (read more)

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These include the public websites of the Paris Observatory which include useul informational ftp pages with important text, data and software files.

  I did recently allow a Firefox update, and now I find that I am cut off from access to these ftp pages. 
  How can I re-enable access to ftp? If it can't be done in the new version of Firefox, how can I return to an older Firefox version that does allow such access?

Asked by terry0051 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 months ago