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Hiding the scroll bar?

Im currently reading books (pdfs) in firefox and I would like to hide the scroll bar. Im using full screen mode and especially the bar the the bottom is annoying while r… (read more)

Im currently reading books (pdfs) in firefox and I would like to hide the scroll bar. Im using full screen mode and especially the bar the the bottom is annoying while reading. I've seen a few topics posted about this issue but they are from a few years back and the solution posted doesn't seem to work anymore. (creating profile/chrome/userChrome.css with some code) But maybe the code is just outdated or I did something wrong. Im not too sure.

The best solution to me would be to just hide the bottom scroll bar. I didnt find any option in about:config except for making them (bottom and right) both thinner.

I would greatly appreciate any help.

Asked by Mabo719 14 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

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How to disable Private Browsing Mode with Firefox Flatpak version

I'm trying to get my Firefox installation to permanently disable private browsing mode, however, all information I can find is for the Snap version of Firefox, and not fo… (read more)

I'm trying to get my Firefox installation to permanently disable private browsing mode, however, all information I can find is for the Snap version of Firefox, and not for the Flatpak version. How do I disable private browsing on my installation?

Asked by TGM 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Cannot add Amazon search engine to search toolbar

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10. I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the addr… (read more)

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10.

I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the address bar, not the address bar itself.)

I followed the instructions here. That worked fine for Wikipedia, Google Maps and YouTube. Then I tried to add Amazon UK. The Amazon icon is now present in the search box, but when I select it, I see this message:

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

I have no idea what this means or what to do about it.

(I also tried adding it from Settings > Search > Search Shortcuts, but Amazon does not appear on that list of search engines [unlike on my other computer]. I clicked "Find more search engines", but that brought up a list of 5,192 extensions, most of which seemed not be related to searching.)

Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.

Mike

Asked by Mike L 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers | Container Name in URL Bar

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar. Firefox 127.0 truncates container names AWS long account and role names make keeping… (read more)

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar.

Firefox 127.0 truncates container names

AWS long account and role names make keeping the long name very convenient (works with the 'AWS SSO Containers' Add-On

Asked by Itai 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

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Latest update wrecked my workflow with alt+shift+arrow overwrite

Hello! I am a heavy user of Firefox: daily & around 8 hours a day. I usually use alt+shift+left/right-arrow to select a few words to the right / to the left. With … (read more)

Hello!

I am a heavy user of Firefox: daily & around 8 hours a day.

I usually use alt+shift+left/right-arrow to select a few words to the right / to the left. With the latest update (mandatory because this is a work-administered) laptop, the new behavior is that tabs are changed.

I want any solution to revert this to standard (past) behavior (preferably not an extension). Looked around in about:config but could not find anything to toggle on/off.

This is highly annoying as I've had this workflow for literally years. Even opening this ticket I encountered the issue more than 3 times as I was phrasing the message and had to delete & rewrite some stuff while also have other tabs open in the same Firefox window.

Would highly appreciate your timely response!

Thanks a lot! -- John

Asked by ionut_mntn 1 week ago

Answered by ionut_mntn 1 week ago

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ALT-SHIFT-LEFT got remapped to 'select tab to the left' out of the blue

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There w… (read more)

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There was already a key for that - CMD-ALT-LEFT. Which also works for the right, whereas ALT-SHIFT-RIGHT does nothin

Asked by fritzthecat4 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Firefox 127 - close tab button missing for background tabs when more than 10 tabs opened

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first. Now… (read more)

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first.

Now this happens much earlier - only 10 tabs is enough on my 1080p 100% scaling desktop and 9 tabs on my 1080p 125% notebook.

X button is present if you have 10 tabs or less, but disappears with 11 tabs, when there is still plenty of space on tabs to click on X!

I compared it to brave and in brave you can still have 22 tabs opened before X button disappears!

Anyone has any method to force presence of x button? This is really annoying as I often have much tabs open and close only 2-3 of them. Now I have to open each one again to be able to close it.

Asked by Piterk 1 week ago

Answered by Agent virtuel 1 week ago

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Keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL? I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to … (read more)

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL?

I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to copy current URL to share without touching the mouse.

Asked by Sebastian 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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How to unpin Google from search bar suggestions?

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my searc… (read more)

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my search suggestions bar with a pin icon in the corner, and I can't figure out how to remove it. Does anyone know how to do this?

Asked by Cr4sh 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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When opening Firefox, screen is so large toolbar is almost hidden at top

When I open Firefox these days, the window is so big that the toolbar is barely visible. I have to put the cursor in just the right little spot to pull the window down an… (read more)

When I open Firefox these days, the window is so big that the toolbar is barely visible. I have to put the cursor in just the right little spot to pull the window down and resize it. It is NOT full screen or maximized, it just opens a huge window that's too far up on the screen. I just want to resize the default window that it opens with.

Asked by teresa22 1 week ago

Answered by teresa22 1 week ago

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Unable to

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the downl… (read more)

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the download fails or gets cancelled. I never changed any settings, how can i fix this?bold text

Asked by Qtip_69 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

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Refresh Button mysteriously disappeared?

This is a silly one, probably. My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps … (read more)

This is a silly one, probably.

My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps looking for the button on screen too, and it would be nice to have it back!

I opened up the customize options, thinking maybe I just removed it by accident, but refresh doesn't appear to be an option?

I also opened it up in troubleshoot mode to see if that would change anything. It did not :(

I also don't have any extensions that mess with the toolbar, so I don't think that would be an issue (and troubleshoot mode should have disabled extensions anyway I think.)

I recently updated to 126.0.1 - no idea if that has anything to do with it, but this did happen right after the update.

There are a couple more people on here with the same question, and they all had easy solutions. I'm hoping I'm just not seeing a setting somewhere.

Thanks!

Asked by Rainingredpandas 2 weeks ago

Answered by Rainingredpandas 2 weeks ago

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I can't restore my search bar

My search box disappeared. I know about clicking the 3 horizontal lines, selecting customize and dragging the box. Actually the box is still there on the customize scre… (read more)

My search box disappeared. I know about clicking the 3 horizontal lines, selecting customize and dragging the box. Actually the box is still there on the customize screen, but not in any other tabs.

Dragging a second box does nothing. Refreshing Firefox does nothing. Rebooting does nothing. Firefox 125.0.2

Asked by Henry 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Want to change or disable developer tool shortcut

I am attempting to copy values from one google sheet to another and am unable to do so effectively as whenever I press crtl +shift + c I open the the developer tools. All… (read more)

I am attempting to copy values from one google sheet to another and am unable to do so effectively as whenever I press crtl +shift + c I open the the developer tools. All my efforts on looking for a solution have lead me to unsupported extensions so I'm stuck wondering what to do.

Asked by Aries Alb (BeezKneez) 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Add tab sharing support for Google Meet

Hey there, long story short - nowadays it's crucial to support those who WFH, and most people use G Suit for company work. I personally have a few daily calls via Google … (read more)

Hey there, long story short - nowadays it's crucial to support those who WFH, and most people use G Suit for company work. I personally have a few daily calls via Google Meet and having the TAB sharing feature available is highly appreciated. I know this was requested a lot, but this is a real dealbreaker for many people.

What are your thoughts on this? Maybe it's somewhere in the roadmap already? Thanks!

Asked by pounds.oiler_0j 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Can't pin extensions to the tool bar (url bar)

Installed Firefox 122 in a new Windows 10 installation and added some extensions (e.g. Gesturefly, Update Scanner, uBlock Origin, Uppity). These pinned fine on my old in… (read more)

Installed Firefox 122 in a new Windows 10 installation and added some extensions (e.g. Gesturefly, Update Scanner, uBlock Origin, Uppity). These pinned fine on my old installation. But I cannot find how to pin them on the new.

All the help I have found Googling, or using search here, says go to the Add-ons Manager page and right-click the extension and use "pin to toolbar". Alternatively click the extension and click the gear icon and use "pin to toolbar". But when I right-click there is no pin to toolbar context menu entry. If I left-click the gear I get "Check for Updates, View Recent Updates, Install Add-on From File, Debug Add-ons, Update Add-ons Automatically, Reset All Add-ons to Update Automatically, Manage Extension Shortcuts". If I right-click the gear I get a line of icons (left, right, reload, star) followed by "Open Image in New Tab, Copy Image Link, Email Image, Save Page As, Select All, View Pate Source, Inspect Accessibility Properties, Inspect (Q)". If I right-click the extension in the Add-ons Manager page itself, I get a very similar list. In no case is there a pin to toolbar option.

How do I pin an extension, given the above? What have I messed up?

Asked by OneMoreName 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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How to force spellcheck for all websites

I would like to force spellcheck for all websites, and override any HTML code from the websites. which may be disabling it. This should be done automatically and not by i… (read more)

I would like to force spellcheck for all websites, and override any HTML code from the websites. which may be disabling it. This should be done automatically and not by inspecting and manually altering the HTML. I consulted with ChatGPT and tried adding some code to my existing userChrome.css but it is having no effect, even after clearing cache and restarting Firefox. For instance, faxzero.com has a form with spellcheck disabled. I tinkered with the CSS and kept testing faxzero, but the spellcheck always remains disabled. How can I accomplish my goal?

Code: body[spellcheck="false"], input[type="text"][spellcheck="false"], input[type="email"][spellcheck="false"], input[type="password"][spellcheck="false"], input[type="search"][spellcheck="false"], input[type="url"][spellcheck="false"], textarea[spellcheck="false"], [contenteditable="true"][spellcheck="false"] {

   spellcheck: true !important;

}

Asked by wlesney 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

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Language Pack didn't apply properly

After applied Chinese Language Pack, the menu didn't change ,even after restart firefox or the system. I tried refresh firefox and re-install the language pack, the same … (read more)

After applied Chinese Language Pack, the menu didn't change ,even after restart firefox or the system. I tried refresh firefox and re-install the language pack, the same situation appeared.

Asked by Copyerder 3 weeks ago

Answered by Paul 3 weeks ago

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WHAT is with the LACK OF UPDATE options making this browser WORSE THAN OTHERS it is ridiculous

Ridiculous with the new update page saying " A browser that's truly yours My Firefox: More Speed, More Security, More Fun." WHEN YOU CANNOT TURN OFF THE IDIOTIC popup spa… (read more)

Ridiculous with the new update page saying " A browser that's truly yours My Firefox: More Speed, More Security, More Fun." WHEN YOU CANNOT TURN OFF THE IDIOTIC popup spam for the updates NOT EVEN GOOGLE CHROME DOES THAT. And ridiculous it has to LOAD THE UPDATE after restarting the browser lag time and IDIOTIC BRIGHT SCREEN FLASHING even if you have darkmode on, JESUS CHRIST this browser seems ridiculous and FAR WORSE THAN THE OTHERS WHEN EVEN CHROME IS BETTER with these settings and not being pointlessly ridiculous rofl. WHAT is going on with that people. AND SETTINGS TO FIX THAT would make this less ridiculous to use obviously, THANK

Asked by Co L 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 4 weeks ago

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Borderline between text bar and tab bar.

So i wanted to remove borderline between text bar and tab bar. After some googling i manege to do so by console(contl+shift+alt+i), in string "--tabs-navbar-separator-col… (read more)

So i wanted to remove borderline between text bar and tab bar. After some googling i manege to do so by console(contl+shift+alt+i), in string "--tabs-navbar-separator-color: light-dark(rgba(0,0,0,.1), rgba(0,0,0,.3));" i change 3 to 0 and borderline gone. But every time i restart browser is all back. Is there any way to make it permanent ?

Asked by Beltion 1 month ago

Answered by Beltion 1 month ago