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Firefox Internet browser, 2 bars at the top

At the top of the Firefox Internet browser are the 2 bars for the function keys and the bookmarks or folders. The background color is light gray as standard and often dif… (read more)

At the top of the Firefox Internet browser are the 2 bars for the function keys and the bookmarks or folders. The background color is light gray as standard and often differs little from the background colors of the Internet pages called up. From my point of view, it would be good if you could choose the background color of these Firefox bars yourself.

Asked by chsf1 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Password saving being turned off after every browser restart

Ive been having a problem for a few months now where whenever I restart firefox, if I had the password manager enabled it would disable itself. I can only assume that an … (read more)

Ive been having a problem for a few months now where whenever I restart firefox, if I had the password manager enabled it would disable itself. I can only assume that an outside program is causing this but I am unable to locate which one. I have uninstalled all password manager applications off of my computer, but am still having this issue. Is there any way I could find what program is causing this to happen?

Asked by Mason 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

issue with "greyed out" add-ons, which cant be used untill add-on is re-enabled in settings.

Hey firefox community, I have an issue where certain add-ons are not loading their icons (greyed out), and after a computer shutdown, or simply closing the window, the ic… (read more)

Hey firefox community,

I have an issue where certain add-ons are not loading their icons (greyed out), and after a computer shutdown, or simply closing the window, the icons don't seem to stay in the overflow menu (or the place where you can store addons if you don't want them on the toolbar or the overflow menu). my only option to be able to use the extension is to "re-enable" the extension from the add-on menu.

I've read somewhere on a support thread that it may have something to do with adblockers, and although I do have adguard, I'm not 100% sure if that's the issue, as I tried disabling adguard when loading firefox, and I seemed to only be able to load the add-ons correctly once, but not again (to be fair, not a lot of testing went into this hypothesis or test).

if there is some kinda issue with adguard, I would love to know what I need to do to solve this issue, and if its something else, I would also love to know what else I would need to do, short of a clean install of firefox or something similar, as I have a few add-ons with custom settings, and resetting all of that would be a pain to redo.

thanks for your help.

PS, any additional info needed can be sent over, just may take some time

Asked by timwangi12321 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 16 hours ago

Accessing content from within an e-mail by clicking on the access key

I am unable to access video and other content from within an e-mail from what I know are reputable sources (e.g. Stansberry Research and the Center for Strategic and Inte… (read more)

I am unable to access video and other content from within an e-mail from what I know are reputable sources (e.g. Stansberry Research and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)). When I click on the access key in the e-mail I either get a page saying I cannot access the desired content page or I get nothing. In either case my only option is to exit the attempt to access that specific content. Is this a problem with Firefox or with Verizon, my ISP? If the former, can you help resolve it?

Asked by jmanarolla 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

longer list in the back button

Hi There, If i have been through 100s of pages in 1 tab and I want to go back, say, 80 pages, I have to right click the back button and select the page at the bottom (the… (read more)

Hi There,

If i have been through 100s of pages in 1 tab and I want to go back, say, 80 pages, I have to right click the back button and select the page at the bottom (the 14th page) and this will take me back 14 pages, then again, right click, on the back button and select the bottom page and again it takes me back another 14 pages, and again..... etc etc until I get to the page I want. My question is; How can I get a longer list of pages when I right click the back button, may be list of 30 pages, so when I click the bottom page this would take me back 30 pages? (see pic, I edited the pic to show you what I want to see, the long list) Many Thanks

Tony.

Asked by noxofoc978 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Extensions not working?

Im having issues with my add ons/ Extensions not working. Only one shows in the top bar next to the URL area. Im unable to add any others despite having other Extensions … (read more)

Im having issues with my add ons/ Extensions not working. Only one shows in the top bar next to the URL area. Im unable to add any others despite having other Extensions such as Screenwise Meter, Topcashback, Honey. None of these are working though even though in the Manage Extensions area they are all enabled. I have uninstalled and reinstalled but still they do not work. Topcashback, Screenwise Meter and Honey all do not work when I try them out.

Any help to fix this would be great.

Asked by robinsdarren 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Two-sided printing, flip on long edge

Hello, I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, and I can't print a PDF with two-sided and flipped on the long edge. It only flips on the short edge (that's weird...).… (read more)

Hello, I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, and I can't print a PDF with two-sided and flipped on the long edge. It only flips on the short edge (that's weird...). I know it is possible with my printer because I used to do it with Chrome. How can I print two-sided and flipped on the long edge ? Thanks for your help !

Asked by jacquesferrand03 1 week ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 day ago

Search Engine Default problems

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows bac… (read more)

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows back up . It's like a bad infection. How can I change my search engine and not have it revert back to default? I have performed all of the recommended procedures with no success. And I have no add-ons installed.

Asked by rowsie1000 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 2 months ago

Last reply by dulca 1 day ago

Printer Settings - Make Them Similar To Chrome?

Hi, Due to some restrictions of features I’ve had to move from Chrome to Firefox at work. I often ship using the DHL Intraship portal. When trying to physically print the… (read more)

Hi,

Due to some restrictions of features I’ve had to move from Chrome to Firefox at work. I often ship using the DHL Intraship portal. When trying to physically print the waybills they don’t print properly on the paper. They come out in different orientation and sizes than needed. I’m wondering if there’s a way to set the printer settings to the same configuration Chrome has?

Let me explain the differences.

On Chrome:

First off I will select the “Print Selected Documents” button. This opens what I assume is a PDF version of the documents in browser while giving me the option to print. The printer automatically sizes it and between the three pages detects which orientation and size needed. Please see screenshots below. I have censored some of the info.

Print Selected Documents Screen on Chrome: https://ibb.co/gJ6DJdt

PDF open in browser with print option that shows the pages in different orientation: https://ibb.co/Kj9vfJ1 https://ibb.co/7jGNnBS

Next up are the windows and settings in Firefox:

Print Selected Documents screen in Firefox: https://ibb.co/25zVKTQ

After clicking the button I don’t receive any print preview of the PDF and the orientation defaults to portrait instead of a mixture of portrait and landscape: https://ibb.co/MDJCR0W

If anyone knows how I can fix it the advice and help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks very much!

Asked by paterson37 6 days ago

Last reply by Martin 2 days ago

other bookmarks

why have other bookmarks drop down list hiding some of my book marks along the tabs of bookmarks i already have the list of bookmarks to my left ? seriously , its point… (read more)

why have other bookmarks drop down list hiding some of my book marks along the tabs of bookmarks i already have the list of bookmarks to my left ? seriously , its pointless . 'other book marks hiding bookmarks . so i have bookmarks to my left , on the tabs and another list which is the same as the one on my left , are the designers struggling for things to do ? could always have tabs below like we keep asking but no , lets give the users pointless rubbish . plus every update puts wikki , ebay etc on when i have to uninstall them , why put them on , i didnt ask for them and dont want them . firefox a google wanna be , shame you used to be good , not now

Asked by trev 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

Themes not applying consistently (screenshot included)

Hi all, I'd be grateful for some help with themes. I've been using Firefox and this specific feature for years and never had any issues with it. On my new PC, themes are … (read more)

Hi all, I'd be grateful for some help with themes. I've been using Firefox and this specific feature for years and never had any issues with it. On my new PC, themes are suddenly looking like they have only been partially applied. Every theme so far has done this, I've checked all the regular customization settings and I'm stumped. As you can see in the screenshot, the theme applies to the tab and search bar levels, but not to the top level that shows the page title and system buttons. I know it's a cosmetic issue but it is driving me mad. Is this a "feature" in a new version of Firefox to make themes look like this? It looks more like a bug to me :(

I'm on Windows 10, brand new install on a new machine, I've only synced my Firefox tabs/bookmarks etc but it already looked like this before I did that or added my usual extensions. Any help or explanation why it's like this now would be appreciated!

Asked by Alex 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Full Screen mode

I love the Full Screen mode in Microsoft Edge, i wish Firefox implement it soon. Please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzK2Im5JKKg Or https://bugzilla.m… (read more)

I love the Full Screen mode in Microsoft Edge, i wish Firefox implement it soon.

Please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzK2Im5JKKg

Or https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1688423

Asked by Tamal 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

shockwave flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated

Hello , I am not able to run flash player , it is giving error "shockwave flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated" but "update now" does not work. Flash st… (read more)

Hello ,

I am not able to run flash player , it is giving error "shockwave flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated" but "update now" does not work. Flash stopped working after 12 Jan 2021.

I have reinstalled firefox ( fresh installation - version 84.0.2 ) and uninstalled flash player using "uninstall_flash_player" , again installed install_flash_player after closing all browsers. Still it does not work. Please find attached images.

Is there any way to fix the issue ?

shockwave flash version - NPSWF64_32_0_0_324.dll

Thank you

Asked by Learning K 4 days ago

Last reply by christ1 4 days ago

Prevent Updating Again And Again And Again......

Hi I know I have asked this before, but it is still something I want to do. I want to prevent Firefox from automatically updating itself. I know there is a box for this i… (read more)

Hi I know I have asked this before, but it is still something I want to do. I want to prevent Firefox from automatically updating itself. I know there is a box for this in options but this doesn't prevent automatic updates: a known issue. I have tried all manner of about: config settings registry edits etc. but I still cannot prevent Firefox from updating. As Firefox apparently cannot update without removing all my settings addins etc. it becomes more and more like I am having to hold its hand each and every time. Gone are the days when software worked for you, now you have to sist back and continually waste time restoring settings and addins: but only if Firefox decides they remain of use, whether I want them or not. I then have to either start from scratch by manually reinstalling them, or find another as Firefox no longer lists them. I find this "we know better than you " attitude is unnacceptable. Does anyone else share my thoughts that software should do what the end user wants it to and not what the provider wants?

Asked by Les 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

How do I turn off the new Firefox print feature?

Firefox apparently has a new print feature that is intended to replace the print dialog box. I would like to know how to turn it off. It is a good try. My printing off … (read more)

Firefox apparently has a new print feature that is intended to replace the print dialog box. I would like to know how to turn it off. It is a good try. My printing off the web usually involves only selected pages, i.e. not All pages. With the new Firefox feature, I don't like having to click on All, then click on Custom, then select pages to print. I would much prefer using the system dialog box where I can just immediately enter pages, 2-3 for example, and print. Edge has this same printing issue, too many clicks to do the simple task of printing only specified pages.

Asked by Quenchoo 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Problems with Firefox on Windows 10

Since the last Firefox update, 84.0.2, I lose my menu bar. Ever since I started using Firefox in Windows, I have the menu bar active. This bar is very useful to me. Now w… (read more)

Since the last Firefox update, 84.0.2, I lose my menu bar. Ever since I started using Firefox in Windows, I have the menu bar active. This bar is very useful to me. Now with the new update, it is gone whenever I start Firefox new. I have tried resizing Firefox for Windows using the opposite arrows but the menu bar will not come back. I right click on the tabs bar and it show the menu bar checked. I can shut Firefox down and restart with the menu bar showing. This only happens on any new start of Firefox. Is there any way to prevent Firefox from not displaying my menu bar? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you. rcarrow53

Asked by rcarrow53 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago