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Default search engine

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the… (read more)

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the default bar. I do not even have Bing selected as a choice of search engine. How can I get rid of Bing?

Asked by walleye789 19 minutes ago

Can I get Firefox on macOS to show an update notification icon somewhere?

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the me… (read more)

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the menu icon in the toolbar.

Is this built into Firefox aswell? I couldn't find anything like this and there doesn't seem to be an addon for this either.

Asked by Strayer 3 hours ago

Mac Browser: How Do I Change the Frame Zoom Shortcut: Cmd>2-FingerTrackpadScroll

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com, Attempted Help: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-sho… (read more)

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com,

  Attempted Help:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-shortcuts-perform-common-tasks

YNAB is a personal finance budgeting system that I have used instead of Quicken for the past 10 years. Recently I updated my YNAB functionality from downloaded YNAB4 to server-based subscription nYNAB, which hasn't been equipped with all features for Safari, but is super-equipped (via TookKit developers) in Firefox. When I use Command Key to select multiple transactions in nYNAB, and then use the 2-finger scroll function on trackpad to find more below the visible range, the frame zooms out to infinitesimally small font, obviously making the font too small to recognize characters. Recovering previous font is tedious at best and frustrating to waste time and risks a loss of task concentration. The referenced Support Page doesn't even mention this action. This action does not occur in Safari, by the way, nor do I believe it is unique to nYNAB when using Firefox.

Please kill this apparently inadvertent Zoom action and substitute a MacTrackpad-friendly shortcut in next release. Thank you.

Asked by wlae2 3 hours ago

Position: static print problem

Hi All, My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print… (read more)

Hi All,

My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print in order. All browser had this messed up for many years but I'm sure Firefox had this fixed for awhile. In version 82.0.3 this is messed up again, footer prints at the top of 1st page.

Is this a printing bug? Or, do I misunderstand position static?

Why can't it print as shown on screen, What you see is what you get?


Thank you for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 1 week ago

Last reply by CharlesEF 16 hours ago

Themes - any themes with rounded edges instead of square?

I was looking for themes that give my browser rounded corners instead of the hard 90 degrees edged ones, is there such a thing? I use Firefox with the Menu bar visible...… (read more)

I was looking for themes that give my browser rounded corners instead of the hard 90 degrees edged ones, is there such a thing?

I use Firefox with the Menu bar visible...

Asked by Homdax 1 day ago

Add-ons still effective when they do not appear in the tool bar?

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the … (read more)

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the 3 bars at the right hand side of my tool bar.

I was wondering if they are still active? I'm thinking of add-ons like Facebook container, Httpeverywhere, Privacy Badger, ublock origin and the likes.

Thanks !

Asked by user_in_paris 2 days ago

Last reply by user_in_paris 1 day ago

Clicking search short cuts has been changed with last update, how to revert?

With the last update the behavior when pressing a search enginge icon in the adress bar has been changed. When the icon is pressed the search shortcut is entered. Before … (read more)

With the last update the behavior when pressing a search enginge icon in the adress bar has been changed.

When the icon is pressed the search shortcut is entered. Before the update a click on one of those icons started the search immediately. I know that this behaviour can be used if the shift-key is pressed while clicking the icon. But that is not how I like to use it and I dont see any benefits from this change.

How can I change to the old behaviour? I want clicking on a search engine icon in adressbar = start search immediately.

Asked by lars_niemann 1 day ago

How to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling?

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance. OS: Wind… (read more)

Please advise me how to make address bar font smaller (NOT bigger) without changing Windows DPI scaling, using .css script or by an extension? Thanks in advance.

OS: Windows 10

Asked by tkrojam 1 day ago

McAfee WebAdvisor

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up und… (read more)

New laptop windows 10 .. Downloaded my subscription of McAfee Livesafe and set-up perfectly . Also have McAfee WebAdvisor. Both show up !!! McAfee WebAdvisor shows up under " ADD-ONS " as ENABLED , as well showing the purple Allowed In Private Windows. But NO green , yellow , red notification circles on the web searches.

Asked by magicmawk 1 day ago

Containers not working for subdomains.

Hi Mozilla community, I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites. I've observe… (read more)

Hi Mozilla community,

I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites.

I've observed however that Firefox doesn't automatically load subdomains in the same container set for the main domain.

Example:

Container set for https://domain.com Domains https://www.domain.com and https://domain.com/us are not recognised to load under the container for domain.com. I have to manually set every single subdomain to also load in the same container.

Theres no way I've found to do this automatically.

All help, comments and feature request welcome in this regards.

Thank you all! Joan.

Asked by Joan Romero 1 day ago

Firefox "Save as" file list: Why are folders no longer at top?

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list w… (read more)

I recently changed from Ubuntu Gnome to KDE Plasma. Now, when I'm running Firefox (v83) and click "Save as" to save a file from a web page, Firefox gives me a file list with directories mixed in alphabetically, rather than at the top. This is new behavior to me; I don't know if it's new with v83 (I was previously running v82), or if it's a KDE implementation issue.

Either way, I HATE having to scroll down through page after page of files and folders to find my destination folder. Since the dialog box also incorporates full-row select, I can't even click in the file list and type the first letter of my destination folder.

Please tell me there is a way to change this behavior and have Firefox's "Save as" dialog sort the files with directories at the top!

Thanks.

Asked by ExFido 1 day ago

Cannot change color of tabs

Hello I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore. I should see white tabs… (read more)

Hello I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore.

I should see white tabs for the current tab but no longer. Question: Is this been blocked now?

I see instead a thin blue color strip along the top of the tab and the rest is grey. This shows up without any userChrome file.

about:support shows my Profile. vwy0y5ix.default-release I also have under the Profile folder this: jcueuz5y.default

Question: Why 2 profiles now as I had only one before? See attachments.

I put the userChrome.css file here in the Chrome folder: C:\Users\David\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\vwy0y5ix.default-release

What it contains:

  1. nav-bar { -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1 !important; }
  2. PersonalToolbar { -moz-box-ordinal-group: 2 !important; }
  3. TabsToolbar { -moz-box-ordinal-group: 3 !important; }

.tab-background:not([selected]) {

   background-color: #E3E0DB !important;

}

.tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-color: white!important;

Asked by davidhelp 2 days ago

Last reply by davidhelp 2 days ago

Middle click on mouse button on a hyperlink no longer opens a new tab

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config brow… (read more)

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config

browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick=true to false and back to true again) That did not work this time around.

Problem arose on my Win10 machine when left on overnight for Win upgrade, though the mouse driver seems to be a generic MS one from 2006. Have tried loading Logitech Options and selecting the required radio button for middle click/new tab but no luck.

Asked by witzzzend 3 days ago

Last reply by witzzzend 2 days ago

Open PDFs without editing them?

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the sta… (read more)

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the standard viewer.

The editor broke my PDFs, text is missing in fields, some other text is overlaid on top of other and overall its quite a terrible experience. I am certain that this will be fixed over time, but is there any way to go back on the meantime?

No images attached since all the PDF documents I edit have some degree of private/confidential information.

Asked by Hugo VFS 2 days ago

animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (read more)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 2 days ago

Evernote Web Clipper not displayed in Firefox Browser

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Cli… (read more)

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Clipper. I've checked in the add-on preferences that the add-on is turned but it still does not show up in my menu bar and I therefore have no way of using the add-on. Does anyone know if Evernote Web Clipper is having issues and if so how to resolve them?

Asked by medurnin 3 days ago