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How to open new tab page instead of homepage when opening new window

Hi, I've just switched to Firefox and I've been customising settings to make it work the way I like. I prefer having my browser open a blank page whenever I open a new t… (read more)

Hi, I've just switched to Firefox and I've been customising settings to make it work the way I like.

I prefer having my browser open a blank page whenever I open a new tab or a new window. I've noticed that Firefox opens my homepage when I open a new window, and unfortunately I'm not able to set that to a blank page on my work computer because my employer controls what I have set as my homepage.

Is there any way I can configure Firefox to open my new tab page, or a blank page, when I open a new window, instead of opening my homepage?

Asked by cipscis 4 days ago

Last reply by cipscis 4 days ago

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disable tab detaching (tear-off) when dragging down

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying.… (read more)

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying. Searching for solutions in the support page, I've found that there was an add-on to disable this function, but now it's not available anymore. Is there a solution in 2024?

Asked by odioidentisti 4 days ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 days ago

Firefox on Linux- Forward mouse button works, but back button does not

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions… (read more)

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions normally. However when I press the mouse button for Back, Firefox ignores it.

I've already confirmed that the OS is registering the button click as 'Back' using Input-Remapper, and the extra mouse buttons are enabled in the Firefox configuration. I've also used the mouse on another PC with no issues so this one is kind of boggling the mind.

Asked by tom_mcdermott 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

Autofill background color

I have a dark themed website with light colored lable that is positioned inside the input field and having the autofill to autocolor the input's background yellow makes t… (read more)

I have a dark themed website with light colored lable that is positioned inside the input field and having the autofill to autocolor the input's background yellow makes things look horrendous. I've tried the following CSS:

``` input:autofill, input:-moz-autofill, input:-webkit-autofill {

   filter: none !important;
   background: rgba(0, 98, 155, 0.35) !important;

} ```

On top of that, I tried changing that for myself in about:config changing ui.-moz-autofill-background to false, but after clearing browser cache and doing a hard-refresh, the yellow autofill background color persists.

That would be a personal fix, but I would rather firefox not murder the theme of my site for others and let me have control of what color the autofill background color should be (if I even want there to be a difference in colors). Am I missing something? I don't simply want to turn that off for myself (although I still want to, but it didn't work). I want to change it for everyone visiting my site. (Like I'm able to change the colors of link or border colors or background colors of other elements).

Asked by Bogdan Lupandin 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Toolbar Font Size Suddenly Changed

I went to open a new tab today and suddenly the font or scaling on my menu bar got way bigger. It's extremely annoying, and I can't find any way to re-scale it, as all th… (read more)

I went to open a new tab today and suddenly the font or scaling on my menu bar got way bigger. It's extremely annoying, and I can't find any way to re-scale it, as all the zoom or font settings seem to affect only web pages, or the scaling of the entire browser window, including content. All the content in a browser window is fine, its ONLY the menu bar. I wonder if I hit a hotkey by accident when trying to open my tab (I used CTRL+T, but it's possible I accidentally hit another key instead or in addition to) but it's driving me up the wall.

Asked by GodsGameFreak 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Fullscreen options

Hi We want to use tablets with our own site as screens for clients. I need to set fullscreen option for when i open mozilla by default (with auto open option this would s… (read more)

Hi We want to use tablets with our own site as screens for clients. I need to set fullscreen option for when i open mozilla by default (with auto open option this would secure that no one undesireble would do anything unwanted). Is there any option like that within browser?

Asked by m.glandzberg 1 week ago

Last reply by m.glandzberg 1 week ago

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How to disable protection, or enable dark mode, for Firefox pages

I've always liked the Firefox New Tab page, with Pocket, and until today, DarkReader plugin has always worked. But now it says that it can't because the page is protecte… (read more)

I've always liked the Firefox New Tab page, with Pocket, and until today, DarkReader plugin has always worked. But now it says that it can't because the page is protected.

I tried the solution to use bookmarklets, suggested in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1350781, but it didn't have any effect (https://sanketmehta7.github.io/DarkMode-JS-BookMark/

If I can't find a solution, I'll just ditch Pocket, and use Google as my first page, or something. Or maybe ditch Firefox, which doesn't seem to think that dark mode is important. I don't like being blinded by the light.

Asked by Jeff Learman 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Firefox is not setting my location correctly on a desktop, Android cell phone is fine

I have Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Android. Anytime I use Firefox on a desktop, it sends me to Tornado Alley in Kansas. However, I am not in Kansas, and I don't have d… (read more)

I have Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Android. Anytime I use Firefox on a desktop, it sends me to Tornado Alley in Kansas. However, I am not in Kansas, and I don't have dog named Toto either. I am in the Detroit area. If I use other browsers, I don't have this problem. It only happens on desktop computers. On my cell phone it shows the correct location. I have already done the simple troubleshooting measure (for a year now: clearing cache, uninstall, reinstall, etc...) and NOTHING removes me from this Tornado Alley, Kansas location on the Firefox browser. If I use Chrome, Opera, Edge, etc... I don't get this problem. It must be something in the Firefox program.

Asked by tigerprowlusa 1 week ago

Last reply by tigerprowlusa 1 week ago

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How to make Firefox always show navigation buttons in context menu, also when right clicking an image?

Is there any way to make Firefox show the "back", "forward", "reload", "bookmark" buttons that are shown in the default context menu when right clicking a web page also i… (read more)

Is there any way to make Firefox show the "back", "forward", "reload", "bookmark" buttons that are shown in the default context menu when right clicking a web page also in the context menu that is shown when right clicking an image?

I think those buttons should always be included in all context menus opened for a web page, no matter if you happen to click on the background, on selected text, on an image or a link because.

It is so frustrating having to open the context menu multiple times to find a location where the default context menu is opened instead of the specific ones for selected texts, images, links etc.

Thanks!

Asked by zenuity 1 week ago

Answered by zenuity 1 week ago

Roboform not showing icon when password is needed on a page to log in.

When I open a new window that needs a password, the RoboForm Icon does not show for me to click on and get the password to be filled in. This just happened recently as it… (read more)

When I open a new window that needs a password, the RoboForm Icon does not show for me to click on and get the password to be filled in. This just happened recently as it has been working fine.

Asked by Tilly 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Streaming sound problem

On my new Samsung Galaxy (win11), streamed programmes deliver no sound via the built-in speakers in Firefox, only via plugged-in headphones. In Edge the sound comes via e… (read more)

On my new Samsung Galaxy (win11), streamed programmes deliver no sound via the built-in speakers in Firefox, only via plugged-in headphones. In Edge the sound comes via either channel. How do I fix this?

Asked by andrew245 1 week ago

Little purple icon in upper left corner obscures important controls

Over the last week, a little purple icon appears in upper left corner of my firefox browser, it looks like a person viewing a screen. It sits right on top of the red-yell… (read more)

Over the last week, a little purple icon appears in upper left corner of my firefox browser, it looks like a person viewing a screen. It sits right on top of the red-yellow-green circles that allow me to minimize, enlarge, or close the browser, and renders Firefox unusable. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by anthony105 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago