speech to text?

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot… (read more)

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot get it to work in Firefox... any help is appreciated!

Asked by joel42 1 day ago

Play MP4 video

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me sel… (read more)

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me select "Open in FireFox."

Asked by bneri001 2 days ago

Last reply by bneri001 1 day ago

Font looks ugly

Font looks really ugly in this site: : https://yle.fi/uutiset/tuoreimmat In Opera instead font in the same site looks smooth and normal. I use ClearType and never before … (read more)

Font looks really ugly in this site: : https://yle.fi/uutiset/tuoreimmat In Opera instead font in the same site looks smooth and normal. I use ClearType and never before had such problem. Just shifted back to Firefox from Opera, because updated Opera has Privacy error notifications on too many sites and can't even get to some sites. Now Firefox looks so ugly. I suppose I'll go back to old Opera and never update anymore. Even old Firefox worked fine.

Asked by merja.l.niemi 1 day ago

Firefox Sync storage and expiration limits

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. … (read more)

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. I didn't found any official documentation stating related info. These limits are not stated fully and clearly anywhere. So, I asked here again.

What are the storage limits & TTLs for these syncable items :

  • Bookmarks
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Settings
  • Open Tabs
  • Login Credentials
  • Credit Card info

Also, I found on some thread stating that Firefox sync stores data for 60 days, and Firefox can receive it. But, Firefox cannot send data older than 30 days. Please clarify this behaviour as well.

Thanks in advanced..!

Asked by Abhishek 1 day ago

Used theme resets back to synced theme on every startup

Hey all, everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago. I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to t… (read more)

Hey all,

everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago.

I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to the default dark theme. Upon restarting the firefox, the theme gets reset back to Nord. In theme selection settings I can see that the dark theme is enabled, but firefox actually still displays the Nord theme. I'm assuming it's because I have Nord theme synced from my account from my previous pc installs.

To remove the Nord theme I tried to:

  • Switch to a different theme
  • Remove the Nord theme from my themes list, leaving only the default Light, Dark, System and Alpenglow themes.
  • in about:config I have set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false
  • In firefox settings, under sync, I have unchecked syncing of add-ons.

But firefox still uses the Nord theme upon every start up, regardless of what other theme I chose.

How do I get rid of the Nord theme?

Asked by catribou 1 day ago

missing url's in search drop down box

When I click in the URL search bar, a list of the most common sites appears, with one glaring omission, eBay! All my other frequent website appear, like bbc.co.uk and yo… (read more)

When I click in the URL search bar, a list of the most common sites appears, with one glaring omission, eBay!

All my other frequent website appear, like bbc.co.uk and youtube.com and scan.co.uk etc etc, but ebay.co.uk is always missing despite my visiting the site at least 3 times a day.

Any ideas as to why please?

Cheers, John.

Asked by mustang_john 19 hours ago

how to make firefox start with the window minimized in Windows 10

I would like to create a FireFox shortcut in the Windows 10 Startup folder so FireFox loads automatically at boot time, in a minimized Window (or better yet, the system t… (read more)

I would like to create a FireFox shortcut in the Windows 10 Startup folder so FireFox loads automatically at boot time, in a minimized Window (or better yet, the system tray). There does not appear to be any way to make this happen. I have searched pretty extensively. If there is a way, I'd like to hear about it. If there isn't, I would like to suggest it as a feature for future development.

Asked by Bruce Girton 18 hours ago

printing 1/4 page using gmail after latest Firefox update.

Who is the owner? Have no print issues from Chrome or Edge. After latest Firefox update (Firefox 93.0 (20210927210923) Installed on: October 5, 2021, 9:49:58 AMStatus: Th… (read more)

Who is the owner? Have no print issues from Chrome or Edge. After latest Firefox update (Firefox 93.0 (20210927210923) Installed on: October 5, 2021, 9:49:58 AMStatus: The Update was successfully installed

the printed page is only on 1/4 quarter of a page.

CAN YOU PLEASE FIX IN NEXT UPDATE.

thanks naterobin@gmail.com

Asked by Nate 14 hours ago

verloren YouTube favorieten

halo ik heb kortgeleeden probleemen gehad met mijn pc gehad en ik heb al mijn favoriete YouTube verlorenen ik vind het niet meer terug en dat waren er heel veel die voor… (read more)

halo ik heb kortgeleeden probleemen gehad met mijn pc gehad en ik heb al mijn favoriete YouTube verlorenen ik vind het niet meer terug en dat waren er heel veel die voor mij van groot belang waren en ik zau die graag terug willen ik hoop dat julie mij daar nij kunnen helpen ik heber een paar terug maar ik had er veel meer allesiens bedankt

Asked by titusxox 13 hours ago

Tab sync doesn't work because of CreditCards?

Hello, Firefox on Mac doesn't sync tabs because of the following problem: Sync.Synchronizer DEBUG Updating enabled engines failed: Error: CreditCards is not initialized. … (read more)

Hello, Firefox on Mac doesn't sync tabs because of the following problem:

Sync.Synchronizer DEBUG Updating enabled engines failed: Error: CreditCards is not initialized. Please restart if you flip the pref manually.(resource://autofill/FormAutofillStorageBase.jsm:2018:21) JS Stack trace: get@FormAutofillStorageBase.jsm:2018:21

Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered an error: Error: CreditCards is not initialized. Please restart if you flip the pref manually.(resource://autofill/FormAutofillStorageBase.jsm:2018:21) JS Stack trace: get@FormAutofillStorageBase.jsm:2018:21

Do you have an idea what's wrong here? FYI: I use a custom user.js file.

Thanks

Asked by ;-) 7 hours ago

how can i add contextual menu items?

hi, when i right click and see the contextual menu, i no longer see great options and i miss them. (eg, scan with virus total, or google reverse image lookup) how can i a… (read more)

hi, when i right click and see the contextual menu, i no longer see great options and i miss them. (eg, scan with virus total, or google reverse image lookup)

how can i add such items to my contextual menu in firefox browser? thanks!

Asked by coatli 7 hours ago

Data Recovery

I was using Firefox as my default browser and had data like bookmarks, add-ons for everyday use, etc. but after I reinstalled windows and installed Firefox again I forgot… (read more)

I was using Firefox as my default browser and had data like bookmarks, add-ons for everyday use, etc. but after I reinstalled windows and installed Firefox again I forgot which email was link to my data as I had multiple emails logged in. Now I have tried 2-3 emails which didn't work in bringing my data back and I don't remember the password of my other emails, I can recover them by forgot password but I it says resetting password will clear history bookmarks, etc.| I can afford to loose history and saved passwords but is there a way I can get Firefox back to my configuration and add-ons, etc I was using previously?

PS: I do have windows.old file after windows installation-If it could help./

Asked by varunvora9898859131 6 hours ago

Disable extensions from Toolbar / Containers for an extensions

There are extensions that I am not using 99% of the time or use them at one website. There a two options: Make UX more friendly: add button to list an extensions with c… (read more)

There are extensions that I am not using 99% of the time or use them at one website.

There a two options:

  • Make UX more friendly: add button to list an extensions with checklist to disable OR add "Disable extension" option inside menu between "Manage extension" and "Remove extension" (by right mouse click at extension icon at Toolbar.
  • Be cool if Mozilla Team will develop mechanism to switch between extension modes. As example I create my default exts mode (ublock, firefox notes, multi-account containers), but also time by time I save webpages by SingleFile extension, also I use proxy extensions so I create list for it. Lists may be as additional (default + proxy) as independent from scratch (proxy only).

Why? Privacy by isolation processes in the browser.

Asked by FirefoxIsAwesome 4 hours ago

passwords sync

Hi, my mac broke, All my passwords were saved in firefox account. As everything happen so suddenly, I did not remebered my firefox account password and changed it. Now I … (read more)

Hi, my mac broke, All my passwords were saved in firefox account. As everything happen so suddenly, I did not remebered my firefox account password and changed it. Now I can't find all my saved passwords even I logged in. I did this fiew hours ago. Is there any possibility to restore them? :( I just sit and cry.

Asked by igne.grinceviciute 2 hours ago

Web browser is not working

I have been using ff for 15 years. I had to do a reiinstall of windows 10. I installed FF and can see the first page with my nominated browser, Google. When I search for … (read more)

I have been using ff for 15 years. I had to do a reiinstall of windows 10. I installed FF and can see the first page with my nominated browser, Google. When I search for a page, the address appears in the address bar but nothing happens. I have been trying this for over one hour. When I close down FF and reopen it, the first page comes up find and there was not a problem to navigate to here on your site but I still can't get to any other sites. When I click on this link it keeps coming back to this page. "We've made some educated guesses about your current browser and operating system. Show details »" Please help, I like using Firefox.

Asked by Suzi 2 hours ago

Firefox Sync removes all data when formating Laptop

I just formated my laptop, when was asked to give a name i just ended up writing the same one as the last one, then i logged in in Sync and all my data was lost, password… (read more)

I just formated my laptop, when was asked to give a name i just ended up writing the same one as the last one, then i logged in in Sync and all my data was lost, passwords, bookmarks, history, everything. I'm pretty sure it was because the laptop had the same name and was registered as the same device in Sync at the time of formatting. In my smartphone the data was gone too. Is there anything i can do? or it all lost?

Asked by dds.nexus 2 hours ago