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How do I stop "momentum" scrolling?

Hi there, On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit. This is … (read more)

Hi there,

On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit.

This is not the same thing as smooth scrolling. Disabling smooth scrolling does not disable this behaviour, and I use smooth scrolling on plenty of programs without it experiencing this "sliding" "momentum" on any of them except Firefox. I've also used Firefox before with trackpads without experiencing this.

How can I disable this?

Asked by revsuine Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by TyDraniu Prieš 1 mėnesį

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IE Tab extension...

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work … (read more)

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work properly in Firefox. I was wondering if anybody knows of any similar extension that would do the same for Edge? I can't open Twitter (X) using Firefox anymore, but I can open it using Edge. I don't like Edge (obviously), but I have no choice. Thanks in advance!!!

Asked by carlrgoodwin Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

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How can I force Firefox to accept a location as a URL and not a search request?

macOS (and I assume Windows and Linux as well) supports local URL schemas. For instance, Apple supports the "applefeedback://" URL as a way to launch the macOS Feedback … (read more)

macOS (and I assume Windows and Linux as well) supports local URL schemas. For instance, Apple supports the "applefeedback://" URL as a way to launch the macOS Feedback Assistance app.

If I have a link to this on a web page, or if I put it in a bookmark, Firefox will ask for confirmation and will then launch Feedback Assistant. This part works great.

But if I type that URL into the location bar, Firefox always sends it to my configured search engine. It doesn't recongize it as a valid URL. And in the popup list of suggestions, there is no option to just go there and not search for it. See the attached screen shot.

I don't want to disable location-bar searching altogether, because it is really useful, but I think there should be a way, on a case-by-case basis, to tell Firefox that I really want it to treat the entire text as a URL. The simplest approach is probably to have an extra row on the popup suggestion list that I can click on to open the text as a URL or produce an error if there is nothing in Firefox or the OS that can resolve it.

Hopefully this won't be too difficult to support. I think it would be extremely useful.

Asked by David C. Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Facebook Messenger popup won't close

I am running v122.0.1 on a Mac and since the last update if I open a Facebook Messenger message which pops up at the bottom of the screen clicking the minimise or close d… (read more)

I am running v122.0.1 on a Mac and since the last update if I open a Facebook Messenger message which pops up at the bottom of the screen clicking the minimise or close doesn't do anything and the message stays on screen The only way to get it to close is to log out of Facebook and then log back in again. Is this a bug in this release?

Asked by cs14 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by cs14 Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Link not working on Firefox, but is on Chrome and Safari

I don't think "Tabs" is the right topic, but maybe it's the best of the choices since "Other" isn't an option. I have an email with a link to a monthly newsletter, which… (read more)

I don't think "Tabs" is the right topic, but maybe it's the best of the choices since "Other" isn't an option.

I have an email with a link to a monthly newsletter, which should take me to February's issue. When I click on, or copy/paste, the link, I end up with the January issue. When I copy/paste in Chrome and Safari, I get the February issue. The newsletter people suggested clearing my cache/cookies in Firefox, but that didn't help. No matter how I try to navigate to the newsletter in Firefox, I get to January. I have tried everything I can think of, and still get the January issue in Firefox, while that same link gets me the February issue in Safari and Chrome.

I'm using Firefox 122.0.1, on a MacBook Pro (Sonoma 14.2.1).

I'd appreciate any ideas you might have!


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by slschwe Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by zeroknight Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Google Search on Firefox not working

Google search no longer works on Firefox. Other browsers have no problems. Changing the default search engine on Firefox works (eg Bing), BUT. It can now find Google M… (read more)

Google search no longer works on Firefox. Other browsers have no problems. Changing the default search engine on Firefox works (eg Bing), BUT. It can now find Google Maps, but Google Maps cannot find a location, because it uses a Google search. I tried the fix in about:config, but it had no effect.

Asked by grahamppink Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by grahamppink Prieš 1 mėnesį

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All Browser Themes Are Off-Center For Seemingly No Reason

What the title says, and unfortunately I'm not sure why. If a theme isn't perfectly looped, it's...really noticeable. And I hate how ugly some themes turn out as a result… (read more)

What the title says, and unfortunately I'm not sure why. If a theme isn't perfectly looped, it's...really noticeable. And I hate how ugly some themes turn out as a result. I don't want to start sticking my hands directly into firefox's advanced settings, since I don't know much about them and don't want to risk accidentally deleting or messing with something important, but I'd really like to get this fixed somehow... Is it just the themes I'm picking? Are they supposed to all be skewed off to the side? Or is something off with my browser? Maybe my resolution's weird or something...?

Asked by isshuexplorer101 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 2 mėnesius

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'Combine taskbar buttons and hide labels' set to 'Never' not working correctly in Windows 11 in conjunction with Firefox

Hi. When Windows 11 was initially released, certain substantial feature of the Windows taskbar known from before was missing. I'm talking about 'Combine taskbar buttons a… (read more)

Hi. When Windows 11 was initially released, certain substantial feature of the Windows taskbar known from before was missing. I'm talking about 'Combine taskbar buttons and hide labels' and the option to set it to 'Never' (users tend to set it this way to always see the program icon along with it's label, not just the icon). At this moment, the feature has been available in widely released build of Windows 11 for months (Microsoft returned it after rewriting the taskbar code and after many complains), but it is not working correctly in conjunction with Firefox. When I close all windows and tabs of Firefox and restart the browser, only its icon is visible on the taskbar, not the label. Only when I open one more Firefox window, it starts to work as it should. Is it a known issue? Can we expect a fix to be made soon? Thanks.

Asked by andrewz1986 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by zeroknight Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Why does Firefox block my web music app from playing one particular station?

I use Firefox on a Dell laptop running Windows 10 Pro. Last night, I was was listening to music at my music website (TuneIn) when the music stopped. When I tried to rest… (read more)

I use Firefox on a Dell laptop running Windows 10 Pro. Last night, I was was listening to music at my music website (TuneIn) when the music stopped. When I tried to restart the music, I got a message to the effect that my browser no longer allowed me to access a particular station, and a pop-up player showed up to play the music. What happened?

Asked by crogerblair1 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by zeroknight Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Google pages (Gmail, YouTube, etc.) won't load if I am using VPN (PIA)

I am using Firefox with the uBlock Origin and Cookie AutoDelete extensions enabled. When I try and load Gmail or any other Google site, I get a blank page and nothing loa… (read more)

I am using Firefox with the uBlock Origin and Cookie AutoDelete extensions enabled. When I try and load Gmail or any other Google site, I get a blank page and nothing loads at all. This only occurs when my VPN is on (I use Private Internet Access). However, even with the VPN on, Chrome will still load those sites. Disabling the VPN means that the sites load normally.

My guess is it might be some sort of privacy setting in Firefox, but I don't understand what it could be. The only thing that breaks/fixes the sites is connecting and disconnecting the VPN, irrespective of which country I try and connect from.

Asked by Minimal Gravitas Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by Minimal Gravitas Prieš 1 mėnesį

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WebGL

Using Windows 10 22H2 and Firefox 122.0.1 Yesterday I had no problem opening the map on purpleair.com. Today I can't. Get error: Error: Failed to initialize WebGL … (read more)

Using Windows 10 22H2 and Firefox 122.0.1 Yesterday I had no problem opening the map on purpleair.com. Today I can't. Get error:

Error: Failed to initialize WebGL

TypeError: DE is undefined.

But I can open this same website map in Google Chrome browser with no problem. What changed in Firefox and how do I fix it. And why do I need to fix it, since it all works fine in Chrome

Thanks a bunch,

Mike

Asked by Mike Marshall Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by Mike Marshall Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Browser is installed twice

I have Firefox version 100.0 (64-bit) and version 122.0.1 (64-bit) installed somehow. Both versions when you click on Help>About Firefox say they are up to date. I ca… (read more)

I have Firefox version 100.0 (64-bit) and version 122.0.1 (64-bit) installed somehow. Both versions when you click on Help>About Firefox say they are up to date.

I can uninstall the 122.0.1 version. I cannot uninstall the 100.0 version.

100.0 says it is up to date but in the top right corner there is a box that says: Update available Firefox couldn't update automatically. Download the new version - you won't lose saved information or customizations.

If I tell it to download I get the 122.0.1 version installed separately from the 100.0 version.

How do I get only ONE installation of Firefox?

Asked by MNH Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by MNH Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Save bookmark and open bookmark seem to be different lists

When I save new bookmarks I can't find them to open them. The list of folders I see in the "Choose . . ." selection is different from the list of folders l see when tryin… (read more)

When I save new bookmarks I can't find them to open them. The list of folders I see in the "Choose . . ." selection is different from the list of folders l see when trying to open a bookmark. The bookmarks seem to be saving in one list but opening from a different list. How do I replace the list Firefox opens bookmarks from with the list the new bookmarks are saved in?

Asked by cmedearis Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 2 mėnesius

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why are some of my YouTube videos not showing up at all in FIREFOX?

why are some of my YouTube videos not showing up at all in FIREFOX? also says I don't have access to "community tab" on Youtube which I do. None of these problems with G… (read more)

why are some of my YouTube videos not showing up at all in FIREFOX? also says I don't have access to "community tab" on Youtube which I do. None of these problems with GOOGLE CHROME - why is Firefox being so glitchy? its become a terrible browser.

Asked by Denise Bella vlasis Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Disable Norton Safe Search

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there.… (read more)

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there. I definitely need help.

Asked by joneseda Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Firefox takes me to site with different language

When visiting HP.com - US-English site and signing in to my account, it opens fine - in English - but if I click on links, it connects to sites in a different link. I tri… (read more)

When visiting HP.com - US-English site and signing in to my account, it opens fine - in English - but if I click on links, it connects to sites in a different link. I tried it on Microsoft Edge and it worked fine. It's only on Firefox that I have the problem.

Asked by cathy38 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Windows 10 Pro on laptop does not synch with iPhone 14 or iPad 9 generation

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1439818] windows 10 pro pc show all the booklinks however, synch to an Iphone 14 to ipad 9th generation and it does… (read more)

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1439818]
windows 10 pro pc show all the booklinks however, synch to an Iphone 14 to ipad 9th generation and it does not synch. I have tried all the fixes and nothing works. Time to stop using Mozilla products? what the devil is going on with the Mozilla staff? Hard to provide a contribution when products don't work!

Asked by David James McInnes Prieš 1 mėnesį