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'Use autoscrolling' and 'Enable DRM' settings keep being unset

Lately, Firefox unchecks the 'use autoscrolling' and 'play DRM-controlled content' options sometimes (but not every time) when it starts. Other settings don't seem to be … (read more)

Lately, Firefox unchecks the 'use autoscrolling' and 'play DRM-controlled content' options sometimes (but not every time) when it starts. Other settings don't seem to be affected. It does seem to unset both at once, never one or the other at a time.

I have begun using Firefox routinely on two computers, both signed into the same sync profile. My best guess is that maybe one profile is overwriting the other? Both of these options are set on the second system, but maybe there's something going wrong with the sync?

Thanks, Patrick

Asked by patrickking 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Cannot disable fullscreen animation (F11)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work: Go to about:config Set: full-scr… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work:

Go to about:config

Set: full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout 0

Restart

However, this does not have any effect in Firefox 94.0 on Ubuntu. Is this a bug/regression? Or is there some other way to disable the animation?

Asked by Bla Blubb 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Handling of pdf files in Firefox

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder. My settings have not changed: Tools->Setting… (read more)

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder.

My settings have not changed:

Tools->Settings->General->Applications: - pdf (application/download): Always ask - pdf (application/force-download): Always ask - pdf (application/pdf): Use Adobe Acrobat DC - pdf (application/x-download): Always ask

And when the "ask" dialog pops up, I choose "open".

I have tried all standard methods/troubleshooting, including resetting the handlers.json file.

The only way to avoid getting a copy in the downloads folder is if I choose "Open in Firefox" (application/pdf) instead of "Use Adobe Acrobat DC".

Any solution to this?

Thanks Michael

Asked by info7097 2 months ago

Last reply by Linda 3 days ago

Automatic downloading of files

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files t… (read more)

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files that I view. Sometimes I just want to view a pdf without downloading the file. Firefox keeps automatically downloading the file, then after viewing it, I have to manually delete. I don't to do this! I just want to view the file and if I want to keep it, I'll save a copy. This is extremely annoying! Can I change the settings so that the file won't automatically save to my computer? Thanks

Asked by robertinohio 1 month ago

Last reply by BJ 2 days ago

Widen the vertical scroll Bar

I located an article on this site that provides lengthy explanation on how to do this but my concern is if I copy and past the code and it is not placed exactly right my … (read more)

I located an article on this site that provides lengthy explanation on how to do this but my concern is if I copy and past the code and it is not placed exactly right my browser is non functional. All I want to do is widen vertical scroll bar, it seems crazy I have to know code to do this. ANy other suggestions would be very much appreciated. It is very frustrating.

Asked by KF FF 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

How to resize URL / Address bar

I am running Firefox 91.9.0esr and would like to know how to resize the URL / Address bar. I have found out how to resize the search bar with the following changes in abo… (read more)

I am running Firefox 91.9.0esr and would like to know how to resize the URL / Address bar. I have found out how to resize the search bar with the following changes in about:config and using userChrome but setting #urlbar-container {max-width: 100px !important;} does not work:

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browser.urlbar.disableExtendForTests = True browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus = False

1) Type about:config in the browser's address bar. 2) Confirm at the prompt that you will accept the risk and to view all. 3) Search for the following configuration preferences and set them all to FALSE (go slow):

browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus = False browser.urlbar.update1 = False browser.urlbar.update1.interventions = False browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips = False browser.urlbar.update1.view.stripHttps = False

browser.urlbar.maxRichResults = 0 (Default = 10)

Asked by disqus4190 1 week ago

Last reply by disqus4190 5 days ago

Open PDFs in new tab

Hi! I have set this option pdfjs.externalLinkTarget to 2, but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me beca… (read more)

Hi! I have set this option pdfjs.externalLinkTarget to 2, but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me because, for instance, my home banking account losses the session if anything external is loaded, so when I click Firefox back arrow, the home banking session expires.

How can I set to open PDFs in Firefox in new tab?

Thanks!

Asked by razor7 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Changing colors in Firefox 100

Since the recent update to Firefox 100 the only usable theme seems to be the light theme. When using other themes, for example the dark theme, some areas of Firefox becom… (read more)

Since the recent update to Firefox 100 the only usable theme seems to be the light theme.

When using other themes, for example the dark theme, some areas of Firefox become unreadable. For example the tab bar:

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-05-13-11-36-27-973853.png

How can I change these colors individually, so I can use the dark theme again but still see and read my open tabs?

Asked by marijow 1 week ago

Is there any fix to show transparent png background instead of dark gray?

When I try to load a png file with transparent background into firefox 35.0.1, the background appears black. I've already tried Transparent standalone images add-on with … (read more)

When I try to load a png file with transparent background into firefox 35.0.1, the background appears black. I've already tried Transparent standalone images add-on with no results, including https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/transparent-standalone-image/reviews/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link and https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/transparent-standalone-images/reviews/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link

I also look at the previous question with the same name, from 2015: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1044582#question-reply

Unfortunately after trying to follow every step there, I have the same question as the OP did on 2/3/2015, except that the extension he recommends ( Old Default Image Style: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/old-default-image-style/ ) and the other two recommended by cor-el ( Transparent standalone images: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/transparent-standalone-imag/ and Custom Standalone Image Backgrounds: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/custom-image-backgrounds/ ) are all dead links in 2022.

I would appreciate some help with this.

Asked by Joe 1 week ago

How do I disable the mute button on tabs? Setting "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" to false does nothing

The mute icon only shows on hover and takes up 50% of the tab size so I'm constantly accidentally muting tabs without realizing it and silencing video calls and the like.… (read more)

The mute icon only shows on hover and takes up 50% of the tab size so I'm constantly accidentally muting tabs without realizing it and silencing video calls and the like. The top Google result for this issue -- rightfully yelled in all caps because this is an absolutely horrid UX -- says to set browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon to false, but that does absolutely nothing in FF 100.0

Asked by exasperated_plum 1 week ago

Last reply by RobertJ 6 days ago

Key binds

Hi I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10. I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indented… (read more)

Hi

I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10.

I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indented.

Is there a way to disable these 2 key binds?

Best regards child

Asked by hwoarangwins2 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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Downloads preview panel keeps popping up after downloading files

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it… (read more)

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it pops up, it basically tabs me off a page and interrupts my writing or the like. This wasn't an issue last year when after successful downloads, the downloads icon in the toolbar just lights up blue to signify a successful download. The preview panel popping up every time Firefox successfully downloads something (due to reasons, I download files in bulk from multiple sources) is incredibly irritating. The problem goes away when I just remove the download icon/panel from the toolbar entirely. I just wanna know WHY this bizarre phenomenon happens.

Asked by Snake Greeter 6 days ago

Answered by YongHan 6 days ago

Not saving addresses for autofill

I can enter addresses manually but it does not save them automatically. I went through and enabled everything I could find but still only the one address I entered manual… (read more)

I can enter addresses manually but it does not save them automatically. I went through and enabled everything I could find but still only the one address I entered manually. Another option I tried to find is importing the addresses from chrome but I only found this option for logins and passwords.

Asked by skybear4423 6 days ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 6 days ago

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Netflix on Mozilla 100 / Ubuntu20.04 constantly asks for video codex

I saw where this was a problem with Netflix, Amazon Video and other sites with Fire Fox and that one person even used professional version and still had the same problem.… (read more)

I saw where this was a problem with Netflix, Amazon Video and other sites with Fire Fox and that one person even used professional version and still had the same problem.

What I cannot see is where he got the video codex that allow Netflix to work on Fire Fox version 88, let alone this newest version that Mozilla has created.

Asked by Micheal R. - August 5th, 1988 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Is there a way to get Windows 11's Firefox scroll bar on Windows 10 ?

Hi, I was previously using Windows 11 with Firefox, and changed back to Windows 10 as W11 has way too many issues on lot of points. But there was one thing I liked in Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I was previously using Windows 11 with Firefox, and changed back to Windows 10 as W11 has way too many issues on lot of points. But there was one thing I liked in Firefox on W11 is the scroll bars. They were narrow and discreete, and expanded when I hover with the mouse. I prefer that over the wide and very flat Windows 10 bar.

Is there a way to get this new bar on Windows 10 ?

Thanks in advance for your help, have a great day.

Asked by Valentin Marquès 6 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

How to get rid of moz-extension://b8b74ec4-b566-444c-a67b-cc919887caaf/newtab/index.html

This extension has attached itself to Mozzila/Firefox moz-extension://b8b74ec4-b566-444c-a67b-cc919887caaf/newtab/index.html, and it's making them act negatively. Slowing… (read more)

This extension has attached itself to Mozzila/Firefox moz-extension://b8b74ec4-b566-444c-a67b-cc919887caaf/newtab/index.html, and it's making them act negatively. Slowing down just about everything, from slowing down my bootup to redirecting my web pages and giving me logging in issues. How can I correct this issue.

Asked by r_a_machuca 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Video links appear in my menubar?

Every once in awhile, a link will appear in my computer's menubar for a video I watched in Youtube. The link allows me to start the video where apparently left off when w… (read more)

Every once in awhile, a link will appear in my computer's menubar for a video I watched in Youtube. The link allows me to start the video where apparently left off when watching it, but not delete it. Why does this happen and how do I stop it?

Asked by AMCarter3 5 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 days ago