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how to detect browser back and forward button clicks

I need to know when a visitor to my site is clicking the back or forward button. The reason is I have a "tabstrip" that hilites the currently selected tab and the target … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I need to know when a visitor to my site is clicking the back or forward button. The reason is I have a "tabstrip" that hilites the currently selected tab and the target document is displayed in an iframe. If I click the back or forward buttons the page is updated with the last or next document in the iframe, but the tabstrip is not updated to reflect the change. Part of this is due to me not knowing how to update the tabstrip, but also because I don't know how to detect the back or forward buttons being clicked.

So I need to know how to detect those button clicks. Also, in researching this, I noticed that there seems to be an idea that you can't distinguish between the forward and back button, only that a button was clicked. That doesn't make sense given that each button has a specific action that is opposite of the other. I need to know the truth about this.

Finally, as much as I use only Firefox myself, I know there will be others who use other browsers. Is there any difference between detecting the back and forward buttons on other browsers compared to Firefox?

One of the pages I need this for is here

Edit 15 March 2022:

I had to fix the link because I had renamed the page when I finished the work on its layout. Also, since I asked this question I have realized another similar and sort-of related issue on a different page: https://wayneca.neocities.org/WebDesi.../TagList.html. The relation is that the back and forward buttons don't correctly reload the page. The difference is that this one is concerning named links.

When you click a link in the table on the left it correctly moves the document in the right table to the point where the matching id anchor is. But when you click the back or forward button the tables do not shift back to where they were on the page as reloaded. The back and forward buttons work fine if the link anchors and id anchors are not in tables.

I have been told about the history functions, but I have found no examples of using it to correct the issue in either of the above cases. Is someone here able to point me to examples of using the history to make a selected link reset back to where it was or reload a page with the last jump point being reset correctly?

Also, why does the named link thing work without tables but not with tables?

Asked by Wayne 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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How to stop firefox from forcing a new tab for "new" web pages?

Apologies if this is a bit limited, during typing it I ran into the issue I'm about to describe which navigated me away from this page and lost all the progress of my pos… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Apologies if this is a bit limited, during typing it I ran into the issue I'm about to describe which navigated me away from this page and lost all the progress of my post as I was wrapping up :')

The issue I'm having right now is Firefox forcibly opening pages it thinks are a new site in new tabs, despite the site itself not requesting new tabs or windows. Specifically this is happening with sites between different "iterations" of itself while still being the same and having fully integrated layouts and UI.

For example: Most pages on the site have an update "https://www1" prefix, but some pages have the old "https://" only. Firefox keeps opening new tabs when navigating between these different pages despite them being the same website. I know the pages themselves are not sending new tab requests because this doesn't happen in Chrome.

So far, my "solution" has been to go through about:config to adjust the browser.link.open_newwindow value to 1 instead of 3, which forces all links to stay within the same window. This unfortunately causes a whole host of other issues though.

Because its an override, it also means any links opened from an external program (like discord) forcibly open in the last active tab, navigating away from the page. This is obnoxious and annoying in and of itself because it means to save the tabs I already have open I need to manually open a new tab in FF before clicking any link, which I never remember to do. (Goodbye post progress (': )

If that weren't bad enough, when trying to hit the back button to get to the previous page FF ends up in some sort of weird redirection loop "between" pages, where the last page will disappear but FF won't navigate to the link it was trying to open either, so its just a blank infinitely loading page with the URL of the link that was opened. The only way to stop this from happening is to navigate back 2 pages, losing the current page, before it starts the redirect loop. If the loop starts before this happens, the tab locks up and needs to be hard-refreshed with f5 or completely closed due to the weird lag it causes.

Literally all I want Firefox to do here is not assume a new tab needs to be opened just because the URL "seems" different to it. Is there ANY way to get this behavior?

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How, or can, I stop the download manager from opening up automatically?

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blockin… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blocking my view of the page, much less that it makes ms stop and think about what I am about to download.

I do not understand the purpose of this. The old way was safer, cleaner and less annoying. How can, or am I able to get that "choice" back?

When searching for a fix I have seen that that there is/was a similar feature in the Edge browser but it can be undone. I feel Firefox users deserve that option.

Thank you.

Thank you.

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The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator. Your support ID is: 15199799165570062406

The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator. Your support ID is: 15199799165570062406 This is the site https://one.walmart.com/content/usone/… (மேலும் படிக்க)

The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator.

Your support ID is: 15199799165570062406

This is the site https://one.walmart.com/content/usone/en_us/company.html this site I connect to for work related issues, I can use private browsing, but not the regular browsing.

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Bookmarks toolbar doesn't show bookmarks

In my library, I can see my bookmark in the "Bookmarks Toolbar" folder. However, the bookmark doesn't actually show on the toolbar.

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Why do links not work in Firefox, but do on other browsers

The latest example is the button to sign into LinkedIn. It is not working in Firefox, but it does in other browsers. I have other examples just from today. I have used fi… (மேலும் படிக்க)

The latest example is the button to sign into LinkedIn. It is not working in Firefox, but it does in other browsers. I have other examples just from today. I have used firefox as default for many years. I assume this is a security thing, but these are basic links. I have no add-ons or other complications. Most times, I do not even realize there is a problem, but when I feel something is wrong, I try another browser and it works. Thank you.

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No Audio in Firefox only.

There is no audio on any website in Firefox only. I'm using Windows 11 Numbered list item When a video is playing there used to be an audio icon showing the tab is pl… (மேலும் படிக்க)

There is no audio on any website in Firefox only. I'm using Windows 11

  1. Numbered list item When a video is playing there used to be an audio icon showing the tab is playing audio, this does not show anymore.
  2. Numbered list item Firefox does not appear in the Windows volume mixer
  3. Numbered list item The Firefox Task Manager Utility 'Windows Media Framework Audio Decoder is always idle.
  4. Numbered list item I've restarted the Windows AudioSrv service and Windows explorer process

Nothing works. Please help.

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Is Firefox being phased out as a browser?

I have just seen a clip on Youtube that concerns me. Is Firefox being phased out as a browser? I hope not. I have been using it for years and it is great. Please let me k… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have just seen a clip on Youtube that concerns me. Is Firefox being phased out as a browser? I hope not. I have been using it for years and it is great. Please let me know. Many thanks Anthony

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Disable download panel automatically opening?

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I … (மேலும் படிக்க)

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I disable it?

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Edit "always open" settings for containers

How can I get a list of all the sites that are set to "always open" in a specific container? For example, I want to see a list of all the sites set to always open in the … (மேலும் படிக்க)

How can I get a list of all the sites that are set to "always open" in a specific container? For example, I want to see a list of all the sites set to always open in the Work container. I would also like to edit the list without needing to manually visit each site.

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Firefox doesn't remember the youtube login

I had the same problem like the link below when I use firefox. https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/tjxh7s/videos_freeze_when_window_isnt_in_focus/ So, did what th… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I had the same problem like the link below when I use firefox.

https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/tjxh7s/videos_freeze_when_window_isnt_in_focus/

So, did what the instruction says and it solved the problem regarding discord.

But, since I changed that setting, firefox doesn't remember my google login or dark skin settings of other websites (it was always automatically logged in when I use YouTube. Not like it remembers the password).

How can I solve it? I resetted firefox multiple times.

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Google Meet on Firefox

I need to use Google Meet for a professional purpose. When I use is from the Chrome browser, I can present a specific tab on my desktop; however, I prefer to use Firefox… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I need to use Google Meet for a professional purpose. When I use is from the Chrome browser, I can present a specific tab on my desktop; however, I prefer to use Firefox as my default Browser. The problem is, when I use Meet on Firefox, the presentation options don't include sharing a tab. Is there a way to fix this, or do I just need to use Chrome when meeting?

Thank you.

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Error in event Viewer......Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent

Hello all. Since the update to Version 113.0 I have been getting an error in my Event Viewer which is Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent . I am now on Version 113.0.1… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello all. Since the update to Version 113.0 I have been getting an error in my Event Viewer which is Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent . I am now on Version 113.0.1 and still get this error. Firefox is my default browser. Below is an image of what I see in my Event Viewer and also the full view of the event itself. I seem to not be having any problems with the browser but I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on why this is happening or forward to the Devs.

Respectfully, Don


Log Name: Application Source: Firefox Default Browser Agent Date: 5/14/2023 4:19:42 PM Event ID: 2 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: DESKTOP- Description: The system cannot find the file specified. Event Xml: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">

 <System>
   <Provider Name="Firefox Default Browser Agent" />
   <EventID Qualifiers="32775">2</EventID>
   <Version>0</Version>
   <Level>2</Level>
   <Task>0</Task>
   <Opcode>0</Opcode>
   <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
   <TimeCreated SystemTime="2023-05-14T20:19:42.8333225Z" />
   <EventRecordID>9023</EventRecordID>
   <Correlation />
   <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
   <Channel>Application</Channel>
   <Computer>DESKTOP-         </Computer>
   <Security />
 </System>
 <EventData>
   <Data>0x80070002 in RegistryDeleteValue:320</Data>
 </EventData>

</Event>

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Can't import passwords from csv file

Hey all , i made backup via "export passwords" via password tab and i came back to my pc to and tried to import via csv file but when i pick my csv file nothing happens ,… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hey all , i made backup via "export passwords" via password tab and i came back to my pc to and tried to import via csv file but when i pick my csv file nothing happens , any ideas ?

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Firefox not asking where to download files

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded for the past 2-3 days has first gone into my Downloads folder instead, forcing me to re-download the file in order to get it into the correct folder. If this was for personal usage, I wouldn't care, but having to continually download business files is getting old very very quickly. Firefox has been my default browser for the better part of two decades. I really don't want to switch to Chrome or Safari just because Firefox won't let a power user customize their usage experience.

Asked by cmjross1 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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After last update firefox opens the downloaded PDF files instead of downloading

Who has experienced downloading a PDF file after the last update, Firefox used to open a download dialogue but now it opens the file in same tab instead of downloading it… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Who has experienced downloading a PDF file after the last update, Firefox used to open a download dialogue but now it opens the file in same tab instead of downloading it. this can be annoying especially when opening emails and downloading files, every time I have to reopen the same location.

this happened only today after the last update

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How to get rid of Google login screen?

Greetings from North-East of France, since a few weeks ago I'm seeing a (sort of) pop-up window suggesting to login with a Google account (see the screenshot attached). I… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Greetings from North-East of France, since a few weeks ago I'm seeing a (sort of) pop-up window suggesting to login with a Google account (see the screenshot attached). I've done some internet search to find out how to get rid of it, but the only suggestion I get is to modify an option in a Google account. However, I do not have a Google account! How to get rid of this disturbing pop-up? I already use Adblock Plus and uBlock Origin, yet Google passes through them! Thank you in advance for any help you may provide.

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Importing Passwords and History From Safari

I've read all the articles here about importing my passwords and history, but the Import Wizard is ONLY giving me the option to import my bookmarks. Even if I can't get t… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I've read all the articles here about importing my passwords and history, but the Import Wizard is ONLY giving me the option to import my bookmarks. Even if I can't get the browsing history I need to be able to migrate my (extensive) password list.

I've exported my Safari passwords as a .csv file, but there doesn't seem to be an option to import a .csv file.

The page here regarding it says the feature is 'disabled by default' but does not say it's unavailable and I can't find clear instructions for how to activate the feature so that I can import my passwords. Can anybody help?

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Problem with Downloads

I am having problems with doing downloads of any files from any website using Firefox. Every time, when I try to do a download, I get an error that the download failed. … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I am having problems with doing downloads of any files from any website using Firefox. Every time, when I try to do a download, I get an error that the download failed. I am running Firefox 98.0.2 on a Windows 10 laptop. If I use Microsoft Edge, the download is successful. Any help would be appreciated.

Carol

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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… (மேலும் படிக்க)

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 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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