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Toolbar text size.

Hi, I am setting up a laptop for my wife to replace her old one. I have installed Firefox and found that although the main body text is the correct size, the text on the… (read more)

Hi, I am setting up a laptop for my wife to replace her old one. I have installed Firefox and found that although the main body text is the correct size, the text on the toolbars is very small compared to her old one. How can I increase the toolbar font size without altering the main body. Thank you, Andrew

Asked by andrewdpeters 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Is it possible to share a FF profile on two computers?

I have been using Firefox for ages now, and collected a rather large number of bookmarks (>15,000) As far as I know such a number poses some issues, for instance I tri… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for ages now, and collected a rather large number of bookmarks (>15,000) As far as I know such a number poses some issues, for instance I tried several times to use Sync but was never able to use it.

Since I am using two different machines, I tend to save my bookmarks only on the main one. When I am working on the laptop I never save bookmarks but I message them to myself (never been able to save them on my main machine, sigh) and every once in a while I "restore" bookmarks from the backup set of the main machine on the laptop. It always takes a while and oftentimes it feels like the process hangs, but so far I managed.

Today I started wondering again if there's a less frustrating and more efficient way to handle this. The question I started asking myself was: could I use the same FF profile from the laptop & the main machine? Say by saving it in the cloud?

Thanks for any hint or suggestion!

Asked by Giampaolo 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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My only search engine in firefox is google but automaticaaly switches over to BING

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I have checked all my settings and programs but BING is not listed, so why the automatic change over, and how can I fix the problem?

Asked by Robin S 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Disabling the mouseover to reveal the address/toolbar while in fullscreen - old method doesn't work

For a long time I used a known method to disable the mouseover to reveal the address/toolbar while in fullscreen. It is described here link text and works via adding this… (read more)

For a long time I used a known method to disable the mouseover to reveal the address/toolbar while in fullscreen. It is described here link text and works via adding this line

  1. fullscr-toggler { display:none !important; }

in userChrome.css and enabling userChrome.css at about:config page. However it stopped working for me. I am currently with Firefox 85.0.

Asked by udibner 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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"Reload page" button has disappeared

After installing Firefox 84.0 (Mac), I no longer see the circular "reload page" tool on the address bar. Is this something I did, or has it really gone away? If it's gone… (read more)

After installing Firefox 84.0 (Mac), I no longer see the circular "reload page" tool on the address bar. Is this something I did, or has it really gone away? If it's gone, how do I force a page reload? If I screwed something up, any idea how I can unscrew it ;) ?

Asked by BSquared 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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可能导致火狐浏览器界面不能点击不显示的原因!!

就在刚才我随便删了两个文件(真的就是随便删的),不显示页面的火狐奇迹般正常使用了。三四个月了火狐一直打不开(具体是:可以添加新的标签页,不显示初始页面,不能进行搜索,导航栏图标只能点击不能进入下一页面,),重新安装第一次打开显示000002错误当时也懒得搜。 工作原因我重装了下火狐浏览器,发现还是不能用 我用everything 搜索了… (read more)

就在刚才我随便删了两个文件(真的就是随便删的),不显示页面的火狐奇迹般正常使用了。三四个月了火狐一直打不开(具体是:可以添加新的标签页,不显示初始页面,不能进行搜索,导航栏图标只能点击不能进入下一页面,),重新安装第一次打开显示000002错误当时也懒得搜。 工作原因我重装了下火狐浏览器,发现还是不能用 我用everything 搜索了下firefox文件 随便删掉了c盘Prefetch下两个文件:FIREFOX.EXE-48B00C23 与 FIREFOX.EXE-152BFAA9 之后尝试了重新打开火狐后奇迹发现了火狐可以正常打开了!!!!!


Just now I deleted two files randomly (really deleted randomly), and Firefox, which did not display the page, miraculously worked normally. Firefox has been unable to open for three or four months (specifically: you can add a new tab page, the initial page is not displayed, you cannot search, the navigation bar icon can only be clicked and cannot enter the next page), reinstall it and open it for the first time It was too lazy to search when displaying 000002 error. For work reasons, I reinstalled the Firefox browser, and found that it still doesn’t work. I searched the firefox file with everything and deleted the two files on the c drive Prefetch: FIREFOX.EXE-48B00C23 and FIREFOX.EXE-152BFAA9 and then tried again. After opening Firefox, miraculously discovered that Firefox can be opened normally! ! ! !

Asked by 2667830519 11 months ago

Last reply by 2667830519 11 months ago

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where is "email link"?

I just upgraded to the new release. There used to be a button with three dots toward the right side of the search/address bar. I used it to email a link to the current pa… (read more)

I just upgraded to the new release. There used to be a button with three dots toward the right side of the search/address bar. I used it to email a link to the current page. Two clicks and I'm editing the email. I don't see the button in this new release. How do I email a link to the current page? Ideally in one or two clicks.

Asked by jordanwouk 6 months ago

Answered by Seburo 6 months ago

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How do I restore a lost previous session

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new … (read more)

When I opened my computer, Firefox had crashed with the bug report window open. Without thinking however, I clicked on the Firefox icon in the toolbar which opened a new session in the homepage instead. When that happened, it didn't give me the option to restore my previous session (the option was grayed out) and hitting "Restart Firefox" in the crash window only opened another new tab at the home screen.

I had a decent number of tabs open that I would have like to keep open and I'm not able to remember all of them so is there a way to retrieve a lost session at this point?

Asked by Mike 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a … (read more)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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touchpad gestures for firefox

does the firefox for windows have touchpad gestures for forward and backward like chrome and edge, and if it does, is there a way to enable them. this is the only feature… (read more)

does the firefox for windows have touchpad gestures for forward and backward like chrome and edge, and if it does, is there a way to enable them. this is the only feature in edge that is preventing me from switching to firefox.

Asked by kartseh 8 months ago

Last reply by amylastlast123 8 months ago

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Anfrage in deutsch / german: Startseite mit mehreren Registerkarten

Hallo und guten Tag, ich möchte gern mehrere websites als Startseite haben, wenn ich den Firefox browser öffne. Wie das geht wird auf der Firefox Seite sehr gut erklärt. … (read more)

Hallo und guten Tag,

ich möchte gern mehrere websites als Startseite haben, wenn ich den Firefox browser öffne. Wie das geht wird auf der Firefox Seite sehr gut erklärt.

Zwar ist es mir gelungen, google als Startseite durch drag & drop auf das Haus Symbol zu ziehen. Jetzt würde ich habe gern weitere Registerkarten als Startseite festlegen.

Wenn ich (wie in der Erklärung) jedoch auf die Menüschaltfläche mit den drei Strichen klicke und danach auf "Startseite" klicke, ist das Fenster "Startseite und neue Fenster" leider inaktiv, so dass ich nicht weiterkomme. Wie kann ich dieses inaktive Fenster aktivieren. Wo liegt der Fehler.

Ich hoffe sehr, dass mir bei diesem Problem jemand helfen kann und würde mich über eine Antwort sehr freuen. Vielen Dank im Voraus!

Beste Grüße, Sabine

Asked by sabinetorpus 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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how to open new link in a new tab browser

I would like to open a new tab when I open a new link instead of the last page I am on falling behind. The old page should remain and new link/page open separately. Exam… (read more)

I would like to open a new tab when I open a new link instead of the last page I am on falling behind. The old page should remain and new link/page open separately. Example of what I would like. I open Firefox and my homepage is yahoo. I click on a bookmarked tab to go to youtube it opens in a second tab. I want the first tab to stay open on my home page and a completely new tab open youtube. that makes two open tabs now

Asked by mjb3838 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago