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Why Compact isn't compact?

I just started to run FF107, I don't understand why setting the compact option, do not really make things more dense. Same goes with all the menu. Who needs all that spac… (read more)

I just started to run FF107, I don't understand why setting the compact option, do not really make things more dense. Same goes with all the menu.

Who needs all that spacing?

I have this

menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menuitem, menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menu {

 padding-block: 2px !important;

}

in the css file and still no "compactness"...

Thank you.

Asked by adid1 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Why is "View Image" gone?

What idiot thought it would be a great idea to replace "View Image" with "Open Image In New Tab"? Seriously? What the fracking hell. I used View Image all the time with a… (read more)

What idiot thought it would be a great idea to replace "View Image" with "Open Image In New Tab"? Seriously? What the fracking hell. I used View Image all the time with a combination of Ctrl W to close tabs after saving images in bulk. Now you've deleted View Image to replace it with something dumber. Perhaps instead of replacing it, you should have altered its functionality to open a new tab if someone's holding Shift when they click it. Did you ever think of that? No, you were probably thinking about how to make Firefox worse. Ugh, why is firefox getting worse and worse with time? You guys keep taking away features and deliberately ruining the firefox experience, pretty soon its just gonna be another dumbed down clone of Chrome, the browser for the lower intellect. "Oh shame, too many buttons? Let us dumb it down for you. Configurations too complex? Here, we'll stupify it for you~ Its ok to be an ape level intelligence~"

You should be teaching people to be smarter, not bowing to their lower intellectual capabilities.

Now I've had to get a plugin to bring back the view image feature and this plugin actually does it better than you ever could have. Maybe its Mozilla thats getting dumber and not the rest of the world. Maybe their developers are losing intellect so they have to dumb down their own program so they can manage it. Who knows. I'm starting to suspect this.

Yea, I'm angry. You keep ruining Firefox.

Asked by Vas 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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jhttp

I’m in IT and regularly need to access HTTP addresses. That has now become impossible. No matter what I do Firefox’s address bar automatically defaults to HTTPS. I need t… (read more)

I’m in IT and regularly need to access HTTP addresses. That has now become impossible. No matter what I do Firefox’s address bar automatically defaults to HTTPS. I need to be able to do this regularly and without having to jump through a lot of hoops.

Asked by tamnet 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox browser has changed

The recent update to the Firefox browser on my Mac now defaults to the search bar at the top of the page as I type and provides a stream of unhelpful suggestions. Previou… (read more)

The recent update to the Firefox browser on my Mac now defaults to the search bar at the top of the page as I type and provides a stream of unhelpful suggestions. Previously I was able to type in what I was looking for in the Firefox search bar in the middle of the screen unhindered until I had completed the sentence and then press search. I would like to reset it back to that. I have tried to change it via Preferences but it didn't work. Thanks for any help. Trekker.

Asked by storedgraininfo 1 year ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 year ago

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Address bar

Can someone tell me why they have made it so that i can only search in the top address bar even while giving me the option to have an address bar above my website shortcu… (read more)

Can someone tell me why they have made it so that i can only search in the top address bar even while giving me the option to have an address bar above my website shortcuts?

I hope this is just a mistake, cause I absolutely detest this choice of theres.

Asked by Calamityangel 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Prevent the search to happen on URL bar

Dear Firefox friends, I am using the up-to-date version of Firefox. How can I prevent the search to occur on the URL bar? I want to use the URL bar only for typing the UR… (read more)

Dear Firefox friends, I am using the up-to-date version of Firefox. How can I prevent the search to occur on the URL bar? I want to use the URL bar only for typing the URL addresses but not for search or googling. It is annoying function and if I want to do so I will use Chrome. Thank you for your kind help and advice.

Asked by usamaanbaky 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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I HATE the changes to search facility !

Forever you've been apply to type anything into the Google search bar on the home screen, but not anymore. Now whateveryou type automatically appear up in the tab line wi… (read more)

Forever you've been apply to type anything into the Google search bar on the home screen, but not anymore.

Now whateveryou type automatically appear up in the tab line with https// infront of it , then of course it comes back with ...cannot find that web address !!

I'm not looking for a web address, i'm searching a subject matter..

This change is SO annoying I'm now seriously thinking of dumping my much loved Firefox for something which works better.

Why isn't there the 'option' to do search without it 'assuming' you're looking for a web address ?


So Annoying and frustrating, whoever dreamt this idea up....?

Asked by jacksonp 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox 92, troubleshoot mode messed up my addons, trying to get them back

Someone in Bugzilla instructed me to use Troubleshoot Mode for a separate problem, so I did. After reverting back to normal mode, I find that my addons are gone. Then I… (read more)

Someone in Bugzilla instructed me to use Troubleshoot Mode for a separate problem, so I did. After reverting back to normal mode, I find that my addons are gone. Then I checked about:profiles. I find that one profile (default-release) has my tabs in normal colors (gray) and no addons, while another profile (default) has my addons, but the tabs are strangely white, which I don't want. How do I get the addons to appear while having normal tab color (gray)?

Asked by wkrp 1 year ago

Answered by wkrp 1 year ago

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No screenshot capability - unable to display tools on the toolbar

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1352314. Please follow up there, thanks.] Thanks Cor-el for replying with advice on how to use about… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1352314. Please follow up there, thanks.]

Thanks Cor-el for replying with advice on how to use about:config to ensure the screencapture was toggled correctly. It wasn't and I corrected that. Now I have the icon in the toolbar and on the right click menu but when I attempt to use them all I get is a popup menu with a large black X in it and nothing can be done with it. Also, on the toolbar items that are added to it all appear in the overflow and there is no way of getting them to appear on the screen by reducing the size of the search bar. I've been using firefox ever since it first appeared and I've never had problems like this before.

Asked by zzzallan 1 year ago

Last reply by Bithiah 1 year ago

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Hover Higlighting for Firefox

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu) /* Highlight context menu items … (read more)

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu)

/* Highlight context menu items */

menu[_moz-menuactive="true"], menuitem[_moz-menuactive="true"] {

 background-color: #e8eefd !important;  /* blue 95% lighter */
 color: #3d3dff !important; /* blue 62% darker */
 /* https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp */

}

How do I apply the same highlighting shown by the red arrow to the text where grey and heavy blue is used for highlighting? I find css very convoluted and it's hard for me to know what ids/parameters to use to get the desired effects. Any help appreciated.

Asked by click-click 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Save documents files in the temp folder when open with local readers/writers softwares

Hello, I regularly open pdf files and other documents with local readers/writers by selecting the option "open with". My big issue is that the files are yes opened with t… (read more)

Hello, I regularly open pdf files and other documents with local readers/writers by selecting the option "open with". My big issue is that the files are yes opened with the local reader, but they are also automatically downloaded in the "Download" folder.

Before files were stored in a temporary folder, and I would like to continue like that because my "Download" folder is exploding and it's a mess!

Or, at least, there should be an option to select where to download automatically the files when I select the "open with" option. So I can chose a folder that I now is to be trashed.

Thank you!

Asked by behemot_86 6 months ago

Answered by Terry 6 months ago

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I made the size so small I can't read anything

I was attempting to reduce the size of the tab bar using about:config and I screwed up making everything so small I can't determine where the setting is to change it back… (read more)

I was attempting to reduce the size of the tab bar using about:config and I screwed up making everything so small I can't determine where the setting is to change it back. What can I do to get it back to normal, preferably without losing all my shortcuts?

Asked by Geoffrey Eargle 4 months ago

Answered by Geoffrey Eargle 4 months ago

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GODDDY

Godaddy does not work at all on Firefox or in private. I had one add on and I disabled it. Godaddy still does not load Godaddy. Shall I simply remove Firefox and rein… (read more)

Godaddy does not work at all on Firefox or in private. I had one add on and I disabled it. Godaddy still does not load Godaddy. Shall I simply remove Firefox and reinstall. I've spent 9 days now chasing this problem. Godaddy works fine with Chrome and Microsoft Edge. I no longer want the hassle of Godaddy issue.

Asked by peter616 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

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Bookmark suggestions in URL bar: can I get suggestions only for exact URLs?

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else. Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozill… (read more)

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else.

Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/products/

If I start typing "moz", that bookmark appears in the suggestions, but the autocomplete also offers me the domain's "home" URL, https://www.mozilla.org.

I don't have that "home" URL bookmarked, so I don't want it to be suggested to me - as I told Firefox when I set "Bookmarks" as the only source of suggestions. Often when trying to navigate quickly to a bookmarked page, I assume that autocomplete will be giving me my bookmarked page, and end up accidentally going to the "home URL" instead.

So is there a setting that lets me keep my bookmark suggestions, but disable this "autocomplete with home URL" behaviour?

This isn't specific to mozilla.org: that URL was just an example.

Asked by pg_78 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Panel to left of Left Panel

Hello again: I just asked the question about the panel to the left of the left panel... My reason for wanting to remove this new 'panel' is because I can not see the full… (read more)

Hello again:

I just asked the question about the panel to the left of the left panel...

My reason for wanting to remove this new 'panel' is because I can not see the full text of my emails now unless I close the Left Panel.

I do have a wide computer monitor... never had a problem viewing my emails until FF installed the upgrade to 84.0.1.

Thanks

John R

Asked by jrudz00 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I just went to rel 87.0 and I can not find the "+" on the toolbar that gives me a NEW TAB as I

REALLY dislike shortcuts, using the keyboard which require multiple steps and keystrokes where as the "+" was one key stroke to do simple tasks like ADDING A NEW TAB … (read more)

REALLY dislike shortcuts, using the keyboard which require multiple steps and keystrokes where as the "+" was one key stroke to do simple tasks like ADDING A NEW TAB

Asked by jagman55 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago