How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome!

How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome! Perhaps some like change for its own sake. Many just want to use a browser to get work d… (閱讀更多)

How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome!

Perhaps some like change for its own sake. Many just want to use a browser to get work done.

I am Reticent to Upgrade FireFox because I now expect something To Change, To Break, I don't want the look and feel to change when I want to get work done! I want security fixes but broken features and a rearranged interface hinders the use of a browser.

Continuity is key to smooth use of a Browser. Moving menus, changing tabs, rearranging features, dumbing down menu titles is most unwelcome.

I particularly don't want browser interface changes intended for a tablet or pad for use on a desktop or laptop computer.

Changes to the Appearance should be OPT IN not OPT OUT.

Dave

mr.speedlight 於 2 小時前 詢問

Seburo 最近回覆 於 44 秒前

Auto-complete does not work.

I am having trouble getting the auto-complete function to work properly so I can just type the first few letters of a website I visited before. I found the answer on the… (閱讀更多)

I am having trouble getting the auto-complete function to work properly so I can just type the first few letters of a website I visited before.

I found the answer on the web. Here is what it said to do:

1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste URLB and pause while the list is filtered

(3) If the browser.urlbar.autoFill preference is bolded and "modified" or "user set" to false, double-click it to restore the default value of true

I did this and noticed that "true" is already selected. The auto-complete function should be working but its not working. Do I need to discard the browser and re-install it again?

I even tried changing to false, and closing the browser, then opening it up again and changing it back to true but that didn't work.

geminiguy90028 於 50 分鐘前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 7 分鐘前

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the o… (閱讀更多)

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the only help it for that type of problems. I read other help articles, I do not have the things that were advise from Application menu. I did not make any changes to this laptop either, I cannot understand why my bookmark had disappeared???!!! What I had was a windows soft reset, which did wipe the bookmarks. Today I had opened a couple of websites, and when I look for the bookmarks I am only shown these 5-6 bookmarks!!!! I had loads as crafts from You tube and others! Such an inconvenience!

t.callison 於 29 分鐘前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 8 分鐘前

Firefox keeps redirecting my localhost web page to another internet domain

I am a web developer who often writes websites on my own local computer. I use Apache web server, and using both the httpd.conf file and Windows' "hosts" file ( C:\Window… (閱讀更多)

I am a web developer who often writes websites on my own local computer. I use Apache web server, and using both the httpd.conf file and Windows' "hosts" file ( C:\Windows\System32\etc\hosts ) I can make an alias for 127.0.0.1, otherwise known as localhost. Because my name is greg, I can add a server name to my localhost, like http://greg/test.html.

This works pretty well, but sometimes when I add a new alias, like greg or gregory, Firefox doesn't pick up on it right away. I can go to http://greg/test.html in Chrome, and it goes to the local web page just fine. But if I try it in Firefox, it tries to redirect me to "http://www.greg.com". The usual fix is to go into Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Cached Web Content, then press CLEAR.

But this doesn't always work, and it seems like no matter what I clear, Firefox insists on not looking up my local server alias, but instead redirects me to https://www.greg.com.

How do I force Firefox to look for http://greg/ only on my local server?

gregory.george.lewis 於 2 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 36 分鐘前

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Secure Connection Not Available

Starting Firefox( going to Google.Com ) I get either "Secure Connection Not Available" or "Google.com taking to long to load". It is an HTTPS-Only Mode Alert. If I reload… (閱讀更多)

Starting Firefox( going to Google.Com ) I get either "Secure Connection Not Available" or "Google.com taking to long to load". It is an HTTPS-Only Mode Alert. If I reload the page it goes to Google.com. Also if I create a new tab it works fine. When is says it is taking to long to load it is only loading for a few seconds before I get the message. The problem is only on the initial opening of Firefox. Thanks

ar3142 於 7 小時前 詢問

ar3142 於 48 分鐘前 解答

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refresh did not work I have lost all my setting

II log on and tried to refresh mu fire fox but have had no success all setting gone. please advice ... edited email from public and search/spam bots view as you should g… (閱讀更多)

II log on and tried to refresh mu fire fox but have had no success all setting gone. please advice ...


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as you should get a email notifying you of replies.

JB 於 23 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 於 23 小時前 解答

Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (閱讀更多)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

stormcloud 於 2 個月前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 1 小時前

Sporadically cannot rearrange/detach tabs

Sometimes rearranging/detaching tabs no longer works. I have restarted my browser in troubleshoot mode and the issue persists. I would like to help while I'm currently in… (閱讀更多)

Sometimes rearranging/detaching tabs no longer works. I have restarted my browser in troubleshoot mode and the issue persists. I would like to help while I'm currently in this state if at all possible.

Version: 93.0 Windows version: 10 21H1 (though this has existed before this one as well) browser.tabs.allowTabDetach is true

ptsoccer 於 5 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 1 小時前

Print Preview not loading when launched from ColdFusion application on Windows 10

I have a Coldfusion application running on Windows 10. I just updated Firefox and when I launch the printer function from with the app, the Print Preview window flashes t… (閱讀更多)

I have a Coldfusion application running on Windows 10. I just updated Firefox and when I launch the printer function from with the app, the Print Preview window flashes then closes. The behavior is the same with tab_modal true or false.

Print preview is loading from Chrome and was working with Firefox for years up until the recent browser updates.

I'm using 93.0

mpal1 於 1 小時前 詢問

Denied access to website due to my Firefox web browser not being updated

I attempted to access the Honda Financial Services website and repeatedly was denied with the error message stating that my web browser needs to be updated to the most cu… (閱讀更多)

I attempted to access the Honda Financial Services website and repeatedly was denied with the error message stating that my web browser needs to be updated to the most current version. It looks like I am on the most current version of 38.1. Please clarify how I can remedy this issue. Thank you for your time and assistance.

Sincerely, David

ddeaver80 於 1 小時前 詢問

FF 93. Tabs on the bottom of the page

I don't know why FF decided that the tabs should be on the bottom of the page away from everything else in FF 93 but I don't like it. Is there a way to put the tabs back … (閱讀更多)

I don't know why FF decided that the tabs should be on the bottom of the page away from everything else in FF 93 but I don't like it. Is there a way to put the tabs back at the top of the page so it's up there with the menu bar and address window? Where it's easy to see and work with. You know like it was before FF fixed things...


Thanks

1musky 於 2 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 1 小時前

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"w" key opens ctrl+f search bar

Current problem is the following: Whenever i press the "w" key a search bar opens in the bottom of my browser. This is the search also accessed by ctrl + f. I need this g… (閱讀更多)

Current problem is the following:

Whenever i press the "w" key a search bar opens in the bottom of my browser. This is the search also accessed by ctrl + f. I need this gone since it bothers my ability to use the browser. I cant find it being a keybind from firefox or duckduckgo so i really wonder what caused this.

zerikveenstraz 於 2 小時前 詢問

zerikveenstraz 於 1 小時前 解答

Firefox Sync Account. Locked out and only reasonable option for me is to use Chrome or Edge

Regrettably I got locked out of my Sync account due to losing my 2FA and recovery. Giving that to err is human and data losses happen, I had hoped that there would be an … (閱讀更多)

Regrettably I got locked out of my Sync account due to losing my 2FA and recovery. Giving that to err is human and data losses happen, I had hoped that there would be an alternate method of resolution, even if it means that the account is deleted so that the end user can use their primary e-mail account.

Given that my account login is my e-mail address and my e-mail address is the equivalent of a company holding my name and address I assumed it would be possible to use an official request for data removal.

Unfortunately Mozilla will only remove your e-mail address from mailing lists and not from sync account servers. So, it would appear that once you lose your 2FA, Mozilla can retain your personal details forever, and there's nothing you can do about it. Essentially what I got back after waiting for a month was being removed from any e-mail subscriptions and a 'get stuffed we can't help you, here's a link that we know can't help you'. Pretty bad after waiting a month.

It certainly makes it very secure, I'll say that, but also very weird to have an e-mail address that is unusable for the next few thousand years. Essentially on a blacklist. Having moved to Firefox after Netscape Navigator it's a shame to be locked out or to even be able to delete the account so I can start again. Anyway, my account sync with Edge and Chrome on both my Kubuntu and Windows install work fine so it's not like I don't have a browser that won't sync.

If anyone does have a solution, I'll take it, but after a month of trying various methods I think my e-mail address is now useless for Firefox Sync, and thus Firefox is now useless to me and I'll have to use Edge and Chrome instead.

jim.clow 於 2 小時前 詢問

Firefox leaves out lines in PDF

I use Firefox to display PDF. Since the new update some lines do not show up anymore. For example '=' is displayed as '-'; '≤' as '<' and the minus sign doesn't show u… (閱讀更多)

I use Firefox to display PDF. Since the new update some lines do not show up anymore. For example '=' is displayed as '-'; '≤' as '<' and the minus sign doesn't show up at all. If I zoom in the displayed area gets corrected. When I switch back to Automatic Zoom the lines are missing again.

paul.bajdala 於 2 小時前 詢問

Bad rendering fonts on page https://www.mdbg.net

I have problem with site https://www.mdbg.net if I use webpage fonts. This problem is only on MacOS version. Windows version don't have any problem. I use Firefox version… (閱讀更多)

I have problem with site https://www.mdbg.net if I use webpage fonts. This problem is only on MacOS version. Windows version don't have any problem. I use Firefox version 93.0

Mrtvola 於 5 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 2 小時前

Wav File

The following was asked already and got a reply but did not help. I also had this problem and I fixed i very simple. The problem was, "WAV files unable to play within bro… (閱讀更多)

The following was asked already and got a reply but did not help. I also had this problem and I fixed i very simple. The problem was, "WAV files unable to play within browser". What I did I went to Settings then applications in the search box I entered wav and the application can up and I changed the action to the player to use I chose Window Player and works perfect.

solkeys 於 2 小時前 詢問

Why my website doesn't open sometimes on mozilla?

I've been noticing this issue from quite a few days that sometimes when i open my website on mozilla it doesn't open and show error 404 while it works properly on other s… (閱讀更多)

I've been noticing this issue from quite a few days that sometimes when i open my website on mozilla it doesn't open and show error 404 while it works properly on other search engines. So' my question is what could be the reason of this and what should i do? Is it something wrong with website or search engine?

mfaizan418 於 2 小時前 詢問

Earlier versions available?

I need to have Firefox on my old Macbook pro, but its OS (10.11.6) will no longer update, and a new Firefox download won't take. Can I download an earlier compatible vers… (閱讀更多)

I need to have Firefox on my old Macbook pro, but its OS (10.11.6) will no longer update, and a new Firefox download won't take. Can I download an earlier compatible version?

pjtaylor2001 於 4 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 3 小時前