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Open .bib files in new tab

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files,… (閱讀更多)

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files, is to just show them as text (either in the same tab, or a new tab). For example if you search for a publication on Google scholar, and click the quotation mark and then BiBTeX, you get the bibliographical information shown as text directly in the browser (see attached screenshot).

However, many other websites and journals instead give you a link to an actual .bib file, instead of just serving up the text. But since a .bib file is just a plain text file, it should be no problem for Firefox to display this text. However, when I go under settings and try to select default actions for .bib files, my only options are to either save the file, or open it with another application (i.e., not Firefox). For other file types, for example .pdf, it works to select Open in Firefox as the default action, but not for .bib files.

Is there a way to fix this problem?

I'm using Firefox 95.0.2 on Mac OS 12.1

Thanks, Tor

tor.nordam 於 1 年前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 於 1 年前 解答

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Transferring Saved Logins from Firefox on another PC

I need to transfer saved logins from Firefox on a soon to be retired laptop to Firefox on a new laptop. New laptop has a few logins created while setting it up than I cop… (閱讀更多)

I need to transfer saved logins from Firefox on a soon to be retired laptop to Firefox on a new laptop. New laptop has a few logins created while setting it up than I copied manually knowing that when I import from the old laptop with many logins, the few on the new laptop will be overwritten. My problem is that Firefox can export logins into a logins.csv file but it seems can only import from a Microsoft browser. Is copying the key4.db and logins.json from the old to the new the only correct way to do this? The old laptops logins.json file has a recent date but the key4.db has a 2018 date even though some new logins were saved last month. Do I only need to copy the logins.json file?

MikeZZ 於 1 年前 詢問

Shashank Shekhar 於 1 年前 解答

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Firefox 96 crashes made downgrade to 95.02 fail too, even after HTTP3 fix

This is what I’ve already reported (via Twitter to @FirefoxSupport, see https://twitter.com/quiet_listening/status/1481598382942703616). Read several support threads, tri… (閱讀更多)

This is what I’ve already reported (via Twitter to @FirefoxSupport, see https://twitter.com/quiet_listening/status/1481598382942703616). Read several support threads, tried the http3 fix (as indicated via e.g. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1364124), but without any success.

André Torkveen 於 1 年前 詢問

André Torkveen 於 1 年前 解答

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Certain websites appear in some sort of "dark mode" when dark themes are enabled

I've been using Elijah Lopez's Matte Black (Red) theme for months. Recently, I think because I added the ClearURLs extension or some other change, certain websites enter … (閱讀更多)

I've been using Elijah Lopez's Matte Black (Red) theme for months. Recently, I think because I added the ClearURLs extension or some other change, certain websites enter some sort of "dark mode" when accessed.

Websites that do this include Twitter, an independent blog, and Youtube.

The website appears normally with the default light theme enabled. In the second photo, the website appears in the "dark mode" with the black Firefox theme enabled.

I have deleted cookies and cache, reinstalled Firefox, and reinstalled Extensions. I think this problem only occurs with dark themes, and nothing else. The moment I change to dark theme, the problem comes back. It is strange because the dark theme was working just fine for months until recently.

How can I keep the dark theme, preferably the same Elijah Lopez's dark theme, while using websites normally and not in this weird "dark theme" style adaptation?

rishiagrawal2002 於 1 年前 詢問

TyDraniu 於 1 年前 解答

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Previous session not correctly closed

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs while I … (閱讀更多)

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs

while I still have Firefox 95.0.2 from 12/20/2021 Firefox 54.0.01 from 8/19/2017 Firefox 61.0.01 from 7/30/2018 Over time newer versions accumulate & I've been told not to try to uninstall any of the older versions as it may crash ALL versions


it happened I think sometime after closing a normal session ... I was trying to clear out everything (junk & temp files etc.) as I normally do when using CCleaner then a message said Previous session not correctly closed a message said Firefox is still running do you want to force it to close" I said yes...then it said "its taking a long time to close... do you want to force it to close? I said yes... this happens occasionally & with EDGE as well...but usually there's no problems afterwards

btw: I'm using [Windows 8.1] & after several attempts at restarting Firefox...with different 'fixes' including using safemode... I did a computer restart ... & I did a regular profile backup last time 12/16/21 so as a last resort it may help...but I'm afraid to try to mess with it

anyway...then I was trying to look up solutions & for those of us who are not tech savvy..there's too much info & too may options & links & they lead to new articles like using about:config & browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash & restoring sessions etc which just gets confusing I copied raw data to clipboard (which is a million pages) & then copied text to clipboard (not as bad...but it may help someone to help me....

hopefully someone can straighten this out for me... I'm worn out trying to figure it out myself thanks

firefoxylady 於 1 年前 詢問

FredMcD 於 1 年前 解答

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Youtube loading delayed, skipping video delayed load

I have searched for this problem, and only come across outdated information about Youtube's intentional changes to slowdown Edge and Firefox in 2019. This is not that. Wh… (閱讀更多)

I have searched for this problem, and only come across outdated information about Youtube's intentional changes to slowdown Edge and Firefox in 2019. This is not that.

When I load a new youtube video, the video will buffer as normal, and then buffering stops. Then there is a delay of about 10 seconds. You can see from my screenshot that the buffer is filled just fine, and playback begins about 10 seconds later. This also happens if I skip ahead/back or to any position in the video. This firefox install is on a new install of Windows 11, with a new xps 13. The previous xps 13 with windows 11 didn't have this problem, and I don't have this problem on my desktop setup with windows 10.

I use a few addons: decentraleyes, ublock, duckduckgo and I have privacy protections set to strict. I have tried a few troubleshooting steps and the problem persists. Things I have tried:

  • safe-mode
  • fresh install
  • installed additional codecs
  • used user-agent workarounds to show as a chromium based browser
  • turned off hardware acceleration

The problem doesn't happen on chrome, but it does happen on Edge, which is strange. Because of this, I'm wondering if there is something going on with codecs. In the firefox screenshot posted, the codec used is vp09, same with Edge. But in Chrome the codec is av01.

dwarren 於 1 年前 詢問

dwarren 於 1 年前 解答

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Passwords

Hi! How can I remove new function in Mozilla? I don't know how is proper form in english version but it's somthing like 'use sefely generated password'. It doesn't work, … (閱讀更多)

Hi! How can I remove new function in Mozilla? I don't know how is proper form in english version but it's somthing like 'use sefely generated password'. It doesn't work, I can't log in using it and it disturbs by covering numbers under frames so I can't see which number of password is it. Please help me Łukasz

woockash 於 1 年前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 於 1 年前 解答

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Addons automatically re-enable themselves

I want to disable some addons to debug a problem with opening Slack in Firefox (works in private mode, doesn't work with my profile). I have four addons installed, and wh… (閱讀更多)

I want to disable some addons to debug a problem with opening Slack in Firefox (works in private mode, doesn't work with my profile). I have four addons installed, and when I disable any of them, it will automatically be re-enabled after some seconds. How can I stop that?

jan.heidbrink 於 1 年前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 於 1 年前 解答

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setting up a mailbox account

I need to set up an outlook mail account for a part-time employer. I was advised to use a different browser than the one I use for my day job, so I chose Firefox. I have … (閱讀更多)

I need to set up an outlook mail account for a part-time employer. I was advised to use a different browser than the one I use for my day job, so I chose Firefox. I have a user name and password. How do I proceed?

You can reach me at ... @yahoo.com

Many thanks. Your help is much appreciated.


edited email from public and search/spam bots view on this community forum.

elainedeering 於 1 年前 詢問

elainedeering 於 1 年前 解答

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Where'd my bookmarks and plugins go?

Firefox pushed an update on me today. When I re-launched after the update, I had none of my bookmarks or plugins! Logged in using the email account I *believe* I had bee… (閱讀更多)

Firefox pushed an update on me today. When I re-launched after the update, I had none of my bookmarks or plugins!

Logged in using the email account I *believe* I had been using, and two menubar bookmarks appeared, but the drop-down menu is missing everything else I had previously!  :(

Looking in the FF settings folder, it looks like there is a folder with other account settings, but I do not know how to identify which is which, nor do I know how to copy over settings from the other account...

Help?

Thanks,

-Chip

cmoody1 於 1 年前 詢問

FredMcD 於 1 年前 解答

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Full screen goes darker after about 5 seconds

Hope someone can help. When I use full screen for some websites, it darkens after about 2 - 5 seconds and my cursor also becomes harder to move. This only started to ha… (閱讀更多)

Hope someone can help.

When I use full screen for some websites, it darkens after about 2 - 5 seconds and my cursor also becomes harder to move. This only started to happen recently.

It is not my computer settings, I've tested this in Safari and it works normally. This makes videos unwatchable. It is like a dark screen suddenly appears over the video and only comes off if i move the cursor. It happens with netflix and prime but not youtube, udemy.

mhurtault 於 1 年前 詢問

FredMcD 於 1 年前 解答

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Firefox browser app does not want to open right away.

Why does it take so long for firefox browser to open. It will open as blank when I first click it, for several seconds, then when I click it again it may close for sever… (閱讀更多)

Why does it take so long for firefox browser to open. It will open as blank when I first click it, for several seconds, then when I click it again it may close for several seconds,tnen it may open or may not and I have to start over. I am about ready to switch browsers. Please help. I am using Nord vpn, Microsoft 10, and I don't know Firefox version. I assume 95 is correct. I have no plug ins. I am 82 yrs old and not computer savvy.

travelcarp 於 1 年前 詢問

FredMcD 於 1 年前 解答