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Spell Check

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings… (read more)

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings are correct but still doesn't work properly.

Asked by Diddy_Pickle_Wicks 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Remove Search function in Address Bar

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of fire… (read more)

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of firefox, 94.0.2. I use the Search Bar religiously for searches to sites like google, wikipedia, youtube, amazon, and ebay. I NEVER use the address bar for searches. I have attempted to disable all functionality associated with searching via the address bar. When I go to the address bar, it is because I have a specifc url I know I want to type with a specific destination in mind. Occasionally, I have a need to just go to the home page of one of my search sites, most often it's amazon.com. Recently (not sure which version of firefox) I've found when I go to the Address Bar & type amazon.com, I cannot just go to amazon.com, instead the address bar turns into a search bar. How do I disable this? Its driving me mad! I swear I've disabled every option I can within about:config related to urlb. Please Help. I don't want to switch to Chrome, but I'm tired of my settings getting messed up every time mozilla pushes a new version.

Asked by andrewpatricksmith 1 year ago

Answered by andrewpatricksmith 1 year ago

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Kaspersky Password Manager Extension

Hi - I have been using Kaspersky Password Manager for many months, and it has great autofill capability for many browsers. It has been working great with Firefox, but as … (read more)

Hi - I have been using Kaspersky Password Manager for many months, and it has great autofill capability for many browsers. It has been working great with Firefox, but as of a month or 2 ago... it suddenly stopped working. I checked my extensions and it's no longer there. When I search for Kaspersky extensions... I don't see it anymore. Only "Kaspersky Protection", etc. Does anybody know if the extension isn't available for the current Windows version of Firefox? Of COURSE it works great in the (C-Word... CHROME!) Yuk. Thanks.

Asked by bmaddock24 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the off… (read more)

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the official add-on to the browser, it is throwing the following error, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt".

The add-on in question is, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/searchgiggle-search/

Any suggestions to address this issue would be appreciated.

I also noticed another post or two about the same topic. As per those posts, the issue got resolved automatically after some time. Can I expect the same?

Asked by srik.kid2012 1 year ago

Answered by srik.kid2012 1 year ago

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Setting My Home Page

Is there a way to set a web site as my home page and not have to reset it every week or so? Also, when will we be able to choose what web site is loaded when we open a ne… (read more)

Is there a way to set a web site as my home page and not have to reset it every week or so? Also, when will we be able to choose what web site is loaded when we open a new tab?

Asked by David Puthuff 1 year ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Dashlane extension not found to download on Firefox.

Dashlane Password Manager has been working as an extension on Firefox on my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop, but for an unknown reason it has disappeared from my toolbar. When … (read more)

Dashlane Password Manager has been working as an extension on Firefox on my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop, but for an unknown reason it has disappeared from my toolbar. When searching for 'Dashlane' on the Firefox browser to install the extension on my browser, nothing relating to 'Dashlane' can be foound.

Asked by John Wheal-Jones 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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[Firefox 96] My userContent.css and userChrome.css Codes isn't Being Applied Anymore

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine. Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my F… (read more)

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine.

Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my Firefox returned to that old visual that I hated

tabs with spaces , but that's not the worst. The worst is the newTab visual that came back to the small and ugly bookmarks of the page we usually navigate. That are set on userContent.css I remember.

I checked some vars at about:config and everything is as it was.

So do I need to set true or false any new var there? These .css files are like they was never read. It looks like to me there is a new var, we need to change it.

What did happen?

  • my userChrome.css file content below:
/* Begin - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/base.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideFoldersNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/spacing-0.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/autohideBar-off.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on_hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
/* End - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");



/*** BEGIN Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/

  /* Compute new position, width, and padding */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 5px !important;
    left: 0px !important;
    width: 100% !important;
    padding: 0px !important;
  }
  /* for alternate Density settings */
  [uidensity="compact"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 3px !important;
  }
  [uidensity="touch"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 4px !important;
  }

  /* Prevent shift of URL bar contents */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-input-container {
    height: var(--urlbar-height) !important;
    padding: 0 !important;
  }

  /* Do not animate */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    animation: none !important;;
  }

  /* Remove shadows */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    box-shadow: none !important;
  }

/*** END Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/


/*** BEGIN Firefox 89 (June 2, 2021) ***/


/* https://github.com/black7375/Firefox-UI-Fix */

@media (-moz-proton) {

  /* Toolbar Height */
  #TabsToolbar
  .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab,
  .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 34px !important;
  }

  :root[uidensity=compact] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=compact] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=compact] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 30px !important;
  }
  :root[uidensity=touch] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=touch] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=touch] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 42px !important;
  }

  
}  
  

/*** END Firefox 89 (June 2, 2020) ***/

/*** BEGIN Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/
/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing ***/

menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {
  padding-block: 3px !important;
}
:root {
  --arrowpanel-menuitem-padding: 4px 8px !important;
}


/*** END Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/


  • and my userContent.css file content below:
/*AGENT_SHEET*/

/* Firefox 57+ userChrome.css tweaks ************************************************************/
/* code mostly taken from 'Classic Theme Restorer' & 'Classic Toolbar Buttons' add-ons **********/
/* by Aris (aris-addons@gmx.net)*****************************************************************/
/* Github: https://github.com/aris-t2/customcssforfx ********************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/*************************************************************************************************

  ENABLING options: remove the combination of / and * before @import
  DISABLING options: add the combination of / and * before @import
  
  Some @import features might not work properly on macOS and Linux -> Firefox bug
  
  CSS tweaks won't work, if @namespace references are used inside .css files!

*************************************************************************************************/

/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:addons *********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* NOTE: 'Version number for add-ons' will stop working soon, because Mozilla is going ***********
		 to drop XBL support: see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1397874 **********/

/* version number for add-ons *******************************************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_show_addon_version_number.css); /**/

/* addons page appearance - only use one at a time **********************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */

/* compact item lists - only use one at a time **************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact_more_compact.css); /**/

/* other settings *******************************************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_only_show_buttons_on_hover.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_replace_button_labels_with_icons.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/description_page_alternative_content_order.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/recentupdates_category_always_visible.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/search_category_always_visible.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:preferences ****************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* preferences page appearance - only use one at a time *****************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:newtab / about:home ********************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* @import url(./css/aboutnewtab/dark_appearance.css); /**/
@media (-moz-proton) {
  @-moz-document url("about:home"), url("about:newtab") {
    /** Activity Stream - Search Focus Border: like URL ***********************/
    /* At DarkMode, Color */
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(28, 27, 34, 1);"],
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(42, 42, 46, 1);"] {
      /* inner */
      --newtab-focus-border: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF, Better color-mix(in srgb, #B5D3FF 70%, transparent) */
      --newtab-focus-border-selected: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF */
    }

    /** Activity Stream - Web Site Icon: full size ****************************/
    /* Remove Firefox Logo on new Tabs
    div.logo-and-wordmark {
      display:none !important;
    }
    */
    .tile {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-icon .rich-icon {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-outer .tile .icon-wrapper {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
  }
}



/************************************************************************************************/
/* WEB CONTENT **********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* top level image on white background (can sometimes cause glitches) - only use one at a time **/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v1.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Marcelo 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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userChrome.css does not seem to be getting applied.

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect. I have set `toolkit.legacyUserPro… (read more)

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect.

I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets` to true.

Here's the full contents of the userChrome.css file: ```

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

#webrtcIndicator {
  display: none;
}

```

Asked by SirFireball 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Dark mode in all firefox browsing sites do not work now

Hi, I am using the dark mode in firefox which is god sent boon to persons having glaucoma, with dark mode in firefox and dark reader add on. This was going well and after… (read more)

Hi, I am using the dark mode in firefox which is god sent boon to persons having glaucoma, with dark mode in firefox and dark reader add on. This was going well and after a recent update, I could not find it working. The dark mode is enabled and dark reader was there, but the browsing pages only shows in white. Has firefox changed anything recently to have this issue? If I miss something would the experts say, how to get back my dark browsing experience in all sites. If I find anything not visible in some sites, I used to go the windows properties and change the contrast theme to windows basic blue theme and then switched back to dark theme. this was helping the glaucoma persons very much. please, say how to solve this problem

Asked by jrj 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How Do I Disable All Shortcut Keys

I have read the same named question that has been archived and have not found a solution to my problem there. I'm using Macro Express to define my own keystrokes which w… (read more)

I have read the same named question that has been archived and have not found a solution to my problem there. I'm using Macro Express to define my own keystrokes which works fine outside of FF. One of the keystrokes I have defined is Ctrl-Shift-k. A suggestion was to disable Developer Tools via about:config -> devtools.enable = false, but when I tried to use my definition of Ctrl-Shift-k, instead FF told me "You activated a Developer Tools shortcut. If that was a mistake, you can close this Tab." when in fact I wanted to have it invoke my own definition.

How can I override this (and other) keystrokes when using FF?

Asked by Bob's Firefox 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Adobe Flash Player alternative/replacement for windows firefox

I like playing flash games on windows firefox but adobe flash player no longer works, Does anyone know any flash player alternative/replacement for windows firefox? … (read more)

I like playing flash games on windows firefox but adobe flash player no longer works, Does anyone know any flash player alternative/replacement for windows firefox?

Asked by mohammadxr8808 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (read more)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 1 year ago

Answered by Standard8 1 year ago

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show close button ("x") on hover over a tab withouh having it in the foreground.

show close button ("x") on hover over a tab without having it in the foreground. Basically I wish to have the middle mouse click ability with a mouse which does not have … (read more)

show close button ("x") on hover over a tab without having it in the foreground. Basically I wish to have the middle mouse click ability with a mouse which does not have said button.

Asked by randomnumber48499 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to get Content Types Back in Applications

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like … (read more)

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like a Word or Excel document, and it would come up on my screen. Now Firefox asks me to Save them. I don't want to automatically save files without first looking at them. How can I get those file types in the Application list again?

I have attached a pic of the file types I have left to chose from. There used to be a lot more. How can I get back all the missing choices I have had there for years?

Asked by mishasarkpetsitting 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Hide Tab bar if there is only one tab

Hello! I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows): tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button { … (read more)

Hello!

I have been using this userChrome.css code to hide the tab bar if there is only one tab (on Windows):

tab:only-of-type, tab:only-of-type + #tabs-newtab-button {

   display: none !important;

}

#tabbrowser-tabs, #tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox, #tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox {
   min-height: 0 !important;

}

Since one of the recent Firefox updates, this code does no longer work. Maybe because there is a new element in the tab bar: A drop-down list at the right.

Any idea how to make the above code work again?

Peter

Asked by peter596 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How do I disable the new download notification?

I save a lot of images from certain sites, and prior to me finally installing the latest update because your stupid system notifies me every few hours of an update and I … (read more)

I save a lot of images from certain sites, and prior to me finally installing the latest update because your stupid system notifies me every few hours of an update and I dismiss 20 times a day for weeks on in.... I found that this latest update ruined firefox even further because now every single time I download an image, it pops the stupid download list on top of everything till I click somewhere instead of silently downloading like it used to do. I found no options at all for disabling this new terrible feature that you for some reason forced on us against our will yet again.

Asked by Vas 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago