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Nominate specific Outlook account to use for 'Save page as'

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.c… (read more)

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.com (instead of my default choice) so automatically always selects the mail account I do not want! It used to work OK for years until I had a recent SSD failure & hence I need to reset it correctly. Your help page doesn't seem to tell me how to select the specific mail account I want (i.e. when you have more than one)? Please therefore tell me how to do that & also change your help notes accordingly.

Asked by Greystones 1 day ago

Last reply by Greystones 1 hour ago

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disable taskbar icon download animation

(Firefox 102 on Windows.) Indicating the progress of a runnig download in the taskbar is ok, but when the size of the download is unknown, there is a fast animation, that… (read more)

(Firefox 102 on Windows.)

Indicating the progress of a runnig download in the taskbar is ok, but when the size of the download is unknown, there is a fast animation, that keeps going and going and going. That´s very annoying, when you want to keep focused on a difficult issue elsewhere on the screen. (Sadly I have these 'endless' and slow downloads quite often at work - e.g. github.)

How can this animation be disabled?

I would happily lose the normal download progress if only this fast animation disappears.

In about:config I did not find anything applicable when searching for 'download', 'animate', 'progress' or 'taskbar'.

Asked by JJJ-Replacement 20 hours ago

Answered by Terry 13 hours ago

Joining ZOOM meetings doesn't work Firefox, works Chrome or Edge

Joining ZOOM meetings doesn't work in Firefox, works fine in Chrome or Edge - A zoom link for a class (via Canvas, if that matters) will not open zoom. Used to work a mo… (read more)

Joining ZOOM meetings doesn't work in Firefox, works fine in Chrome or Edge - A zoom link for a class (via Canvas, if that matters) will not open zoom. Used to work a month ago. Edge or Chrome works fine. Any suggestions?? thx,

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Asked by markeh 14 hours ago

Last reply by yanziqianandqianyanyan 4 hours ago

Facebook container does not open in a new tab automatically

I like the idea of putting Facebook related pages in a container. Why Firefox does not automatically open a new tab/window for this container so that only Facebook would … (read more)

I like the idea of putting Facebook related pages in a container. Why Firefox does not automatically open a new tab/window for this container so that only Facebook would loose track of my browsing history?

How I can adjust Firefox to always open containers in a new tab/window and leave the original page intact on its tab?

I can — If I would always remeber — open the Facebook related container on a new tab. Why this could not happen autiomatically, or happen based on my container settings? it seems all I can adjust is the colour of the bar above the tab.

I other words: What is the advantage of me too loosing connection to my browsing history?

Yes, there is a workaround: I can open the container in a new tab if i recall to do so — and yes — I can open "history" and find the page leading to "facebook" from there, but would it not be so much easier, if I could have it done automatically?

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19043.1766], Firefox Browser 102.0.1 (32-bit)

pekka

PS: Yes the same thing has been asked before but nobody answered. /PSi

Asked by -PSi- 5 hours ago

title bar buttons

I found that whenever I press the alt button on my keyboard, the title bar appears above the tabs, but it only stays there until I click the mouse. How can I make the ti… (read more)

I found that whenever I press the alt button on my keyboard, the title bar appears above the tabs, but it only stays there until I click the mouse. How can I make the title bar stay?

Asked by Reikson 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 13 hours ago

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Savings PDF wont save as they use to

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1381522. Please follow up there, thanks.] When saving PDF's, i need them to save like this example.… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1381522. Please follow up there, thanks.]


When saving PDF's, i need them to save like this example.... document(1), document(2)...and so on...where it auto adds a number for a duplicate named item. Under general---downloads, i have unchecked "always ask where to save files". How do i fix this so it saves as it use to?

Asked by justinwarmuth 1 day ago

Multiple language spellcheck

Hello! I am multilingual and write in multiple different languages, and the red markings from spellcheck underneath non-English sentences get annoying when they are so fr… (read more)

Hello!

I am multilingual and write in multiple different languages, and the red markings from spellcheck underneath non-English sentences get annoying when they are so frequent. I understand that I can install multiple dictionaries, but that does not allow me to use more than one language's spellcheck at a time.

Is it possible to activate 2+ language dictionaries in Firefox?

Thanks for the help, Sylvan

Asked by Sylvan 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

email tabs

I always used Mozilla to access my yahoo account. From their was a tab for my yahoo email accounts. What do I do now as there is not tool bar or email tabs. How do I acce… (read more)

I always used Mozilla to access my yahoo account. From their was a tab for my yahoo email accounts. What do I do now as there is not tool bar or email tabs. How do I access my yahoo email addresses???

Asked by lewispreston 4 months ago

Last reply by lindabrown3440 19 hours ago

AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

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userChrome

There is no userChrome.css in my profile. If it needs to be created, where do I create it? Yes, I searched for help. What I found was about userChrome.css to solve specif… (read more)

There is no userChrome.css in my profile.

If it needs to be created, where do I create it?

Yes, I searched for help. What I found was about userChrome.css to solve specific problems, but not what to do if it doesn't exist. Is userChrome still supported?

Thank you! Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 day ago

Answered by Mark Filipak 1 day ago

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ALL extensions appear to be corrupt.

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted beca… (read more)

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" message when I try to install. I have tried checking for updates, quitting and reopening firefox, restarting my computer, refreshing firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling firefox, as well as any and all combinations of those. I've scoured these message boards and nothing is working for me. Please help!

Asked by Jupiter 2 days ago

Answered by Jupiter 2 days ago

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Download Pane & Library UI no longer displays download speed and size of download

How do I restore the display of this vital information? Why was it removed in the first place??? Edit: This is at least the case for downloads where the conclusion result… (read more)

How do I restore the display of this vital information? Why was it removed in the first place???

Edit: This is at least the case for downloads where the conclusion results in the file being opened, instead of saved: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/628080126630035466/993530387601043557/unknown.png

Asked by Franpa 3 days ago

Answered by Franpa 1 day ago

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Why can't we customize the keyboard shortcuts?

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to u… (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to use Firefox instead of any chrome based options (Which there are to many these days). It struck me today, as i was reworking some workflow elements in many programs i use daily, that it is impossible to change any key binding in Firefox anymore. I know it has been a while now, and i searched all over the web for an answer or a solution, but at this point it is clear that other than going in the code and recompiling Firefox manually, it is not possible. I stumbled upon the (only) extension that allows to change some shortcuts, but the two that i wanted to change are impossible to configure from it, being disabling only f12 as i would use it for other things but i do not want to lose the dev console and also ctrl+L to open the address bar, it is quite inconvenient and would much prefer to use ctrl+spacebar as it matches many other bindings i am using with other software. There have been many other features that were changed in the recent years that made me start to look for an alternative, as i see features melting away almost as quickly as the user base of the product.

I do understand that one person's problem is not going to change the way a big piece of software is working, but i am wondering, why are the users losing such features as basic as customizing key bindings in a piece of software that used to be so incredibly customizable in the past? Why is the only viable option to anything chrome based losing it's edge over the competition? Is Firefox v150 be based on the chromium engine or will it die before?

Thank you in advance, and no, i don't need the link to the shortcut page, i already have it.

Asked by DoubleWookie 3 days ago

Answered by Terry 2 days ago

unusual message on a web site i use daily

Please see the message below recieved on a web site I use daily when i wanted to review some information about my accounts - 406 - Client browser does not accept the MI… (read more)

Please see the message below recieved on a web site I use daily when i wanted to review some information about my accounts -


406 - Client browser does not accept the MIME type of the requested page. The page you are looking for cannot be opened by your browser because it has a file name extension that your browser does not accept.

Asked by georoy1 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

Gmail attachment download opens a new tab?

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? … (read more)

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? Is there a way to turn this off?

Asked by KT 3 months ago

Last reply by KT 1 day ago

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How do I get rid of the downloads pop up that appears next to downloads icon?

I recently closed and re-opened Firefox to refresh it. Now, when I download an attachment from Gmail, a pop up appears next to my downloads icon. How do I turn that off? … (read more)

I recently closed and re-opened Firefox to refresh it. Now, when I download an attachment from Gmail, a pop up appears next to my downloads icon. How do I turn that off?

Asked by KT 2 days ago

Answered by KT 1 day ago

Can't install ANY add on

My firefox is upto date, even re downloaded it and refreshed it. I go to the add on's menu and chose any one, and every one when i download it says "Installation aborted … (read more)

My firefox is upto date, even re downloaded it and refreshed it. I go to the add on's menu and chose any one, and every one when i download it says "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt."

Help please

Regards

Stu

Asked by stu171 4 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

accessibility keyboard shortcut to open "hamburger"(3 lines) Menu?

Hi, good day/evening you all. Hey with a temporary disability I have a real need to limit my mousing and would love to see a feature request I could give a thumbs up on … (read more)

Hi, good day/evening you all. Hey with a temporary disability I have a real need to limit my mousing and would love to see a feature request I could give a thumbs up on -- for the 3 line menu at the top right being accessible via keyboard. (Also at least some of the choices on it such as History via a hotkey -- after I have the main menu open. By the way I know about pressing Alt, then any of the hotkeys on the old school hidden menu bar -- I'm instead talking about the new always visible hamburger menu icon.)

Where would I search to see if there's been any discussion or progress on that? Bugzilla?

Sorry I'm new to this type of questioning. Any tips would be greatly appreciated and my body would appreciate it too! :-)

Asked by Roger 2 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago