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How to switch quickly between Firefox windows of different profiles using hotkeys on Mac

Hi! I have two Firefox windows open. One is of my 'Personal' profile and the other is of my 'Work' profile. (Both set in 'about:profiles'). I would like to switch between… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

I have two Firefox windows open. One is of my 'Personal' profile and the other is of my 'Work' profile. (Both set in 'about:profiles'). I would like to switch between the two using hotkeys.

While I'm able to switch between Firefox windows of the same profile using the default "Cmd + ` ", it's not working between windows of different profiles. "Alt + tab" works of course but that's slow if I haven't activated one of my profiles (window) for a while.

If there isn't a native solution, I'd also be interested in hearing about Lua + "Karabiner-elements" workarounds if you are familiar with them.

Thanks!

Asked by lukacs.peter.andras 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 27 imizuzu edlule

get/setCookieString() no longer working in Firefox 78 ESR

After moving to Firefox 78 ESR, get/setCookieString() is no longer working. For example: if (cookieService != null) { cookieService.setCookieString(cook… (funda kabanzi)

After moving to Firefox 78 ESR, get/setCookieString() is no longer working. For example:

       if (cookieService != null) {
           cookieService.setCookieString(cookieUri, null, "CertCheckDone=1;", null);
           myTrace("cookie is " + cookieService.getCookieString(cookieUri, null));
       }
   }

Firefox is running in kiosk mode and this code was executed with a hook in browser.js. Can someone please help me with this? Are there APIs I can use in place of these or are the Webextension APIs the only way to set a cookie now? I have tried playing around and can load a temporary extension but it's removed when restarting the browser and this also has to run in kiosk mode.

Asked by dave_ga490 9 amahora adlule

Last reply by dave_ga490 1 ihora elidlule

Is there a way to disable the rounded corners on Picture-in-Picture?

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture … (funda kabanzi)

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture is displayed?

Asked by Kanwar 9 amahora adlule

Last reply by Kanwar 2 amahora adlule

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Am I the only Mac user disappointed with Firefox 86's "improved Print functionality?"

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope! And there is no technical reason for this! Chro… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope!

And there is no technical reason for this! Chrome/Vivaldi/Brave all have a similar dialog box that makes it easy not to waste paper when a website insists on printing a second page for a single word.

Come on, Mozilla! A little feature parity would be nice – especially for such basic functionality!

Asked by wmff 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Accees Denied: You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been … (funda kabanzi)

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been able to reach the same website through Safari and Opera so its a Firefox issue.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

Asked by Jimceez 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by Jimceez 5 amahora adlule

Is there a way to quickly hide all extensions?

When I record screencasts, I don't want people to see what extensions I'm using. For one, it's distracting, for second, it's a privacy issue. In chrome (iron, opera...) … (funda kabanzi)

When I record screencasts, I don't want people to see what extensions I'm using. For one, it's distracting, for second, it's a privacy issue.

In chrome (iron, opera...) I can quickly drag and resize the extensions area so nothing is seen. Fast an easy.

Is there a way to do this in Firefox. I am open to extensions or keyboard shortcuts as well!

(Pinning to overflow menu is not a solution. It takes many clicks and a long time.)

Thank you for any help.

Asked by filip 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 amahora adlule

Change default language for specific websites in Firefox

Hello, Sorry if there is already a solution to my problem but I've searched for hours without success. I live in France and I purposely set my system language to English … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Sorry if there is already a solution to my problem but I've searched for hours without success.

I live in France and I purposely set my system language to English to have everything in English but for some specifics french websites I want them to be displayed in french by default. (not all of thoses websites offers to remember the default language nor have a language switcher)

I tried all the extensions suggested on superuser.com but none of them work (anymore, I guess).

By memory I tried the following Mozilla Firefox extensions with no success :

   Language Switcher
   Language Switch
   Quick Accept-Language Switcher

Also, the point is to "remember" the websites and default language because currently I always have to edit the URL to replace "en" by "fr" and then reload the page.

   OS version : macOS Big Sur 11.2.1
   Firefox version : 86.0

The other workaround I have is to use another browser with the French language set as default but I'm really looking for a solution allowing me to use only one browser for personal web browsing.

Thanks and have a nice day

Asked by Amine 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 amahora adlule

Password

Hi, I'm new to Firefox. I have a Facebook account which I have no issues with when using in Opera. But when I try to sign in to FB on Firefox it doesn't recognise my pass… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm new to Firefox. I have a Facebook account which I have no issues with when using in Opera. But when I try to sign in to FB on Firefox it doesn't recognise my password. So I changed it yet it still isn't recognised. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, martin.

Asked by martin 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 7 amahora adlule

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Full Size has replaced Picture-in-Picture

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks. Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-i… (funda kabanzi)

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks.

Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-in-Picture icon, the view does the exact opposite of what I want to occur. I want a small window that I can move around and resize. Instead, the video goes Full Screen.

I've tried right-clicking on the icon and on the video, double-right-clicking, looking through Firefox settings, updating to the latest version, etc. -- but stiill don't know how to recover the Picture-in-Picture feature. How do I get that back? Thank you.

Asked by WA 12 amahora adlule

Answered by WA 10 amahora adlule

New windows endless loop

I am using Firefox 85.0.2 (64-bit) on a Macbook running OS X 10.13.6. This problem has been afflicting me for six months or so. On certain websites that open a new page i… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox 85.0.2 (64-bit) on a Macbook running OS X 10.13.6.

This problem has been afflicting me for six months or so. On certain websites that open a new page in a new window, the new window instantly enters what I would describe as a "resizing loop": the window starts small and immediately maximizes. Each time it fills the screen, though, it immediately shrinks back down and starts again. This looping behavior continues endlessly, until I kill Firefox or somehow manage to get the malfunctioning window to close. On my employer's webmail, for instance, I'm not able to compose a new message, because it tries to open a new window and gets stuck.

The resizing is very fast and very incessant, fast enough to induce nausea in the unsuspecting user. Can anyone offer any suggestions?

Asked by shih.kaiyang 19 amahora adlule

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How do i get rid of the suggested sites when I click on the search bar?

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizin… (funda kabanzi)

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizing what i see?

Asked by kkanani3 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

firefox homepage and gmail

Firefox homepage has suddenly started appearing as narrow vertical page. When going to fullscreen, menu bar disappears but reappears when cursor is on the next toolbar d… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox homepage has suddenly started appearing as narrow vertical page. When going to fullscreen, menu bar disappears but reappears when cursor is on the next toolbar down. When it reappears there is no yellow minimize button. Also, can load gmail through Safari but not through firefox

Asked by alsaguma 1 usuku oludlule

Saving passwords

i just signed up for Firefox. Set up new IMac and input my passwords & bookmarjs for my regular websites. I have now done 3 times and each time I open Firefox it i… (funda kabanzi)

i just signed up for Firefox. Set up new IMac and input my passwords & bookmarjs for my regular websites. I have now done 3 times and each time I open Firefox it is all gone and I have to start over! HELP please. AnaLaRai

Asked by analarai 1 usuku oludlule

How to turn off flashing tab banner upon notifications

I'm really annoyed by Telegram and Email tabs flashing at me constantly. I need this to stop. I've tried the solutions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1185… (funda kabanzi)

I'm really annoyed by Telegram and Email tabs flashing at me constantly. I need this to stop. I've tried the solutions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1185683 and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1107234, but I think they're out of date.

Asked by pvlkmrv 1 usuku oludlule

Several sites (FAFSA, Turbotax) say they don't support browser, but list Firefox as supported.

I'm using a MacBook Air with OS 10.15.7, and I've updated Firefox several times. It tells me it's running version 86. However, when I try to access certain websites lik… (funda kabanzi)

I'm using a MacBook Air with OS 10.15.7, and I've updated Firefox several times. It tells me it's running version 86. However, when I try to access certain websites like Turbotax or even a reader app, it tells me my browser is unsupported. These sites always list Firefox as a supported browser under a list of: try these browsers instead. If I click on the Firefox link they give me, it takes me to the Firefox download page. I've even tried uninstalling Firefox and re-installing it. No luck. Anyone out there have a solution?

Asked by lamont_weniger 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

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Apple forum doesn't display on Mac OS

The web site from Apple does not display correctly o a Mac OS running the latest version 85. The site is https://discussions.apple.com/welcome the screen shows as enclose… (funda kabanzi)

The web site from Apple does not display correctly o a Mac OS running the latest version 85.

The site is https://discussions.apple.com/welcome the screen shows as enclosed. When I use another browser it works properly on the same workstation. Also I have refreshed and reinstalled FF.

Asked by Mace2 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by Mace2 1 usuku oludlule

boookmark dropdown menu opens to right of screen, I want it to the left

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavio… (funda kabanzi)

I updated to the latest v of Firefox, now my bookmark folder dropdown menus open to the right of the screen, not the left as before. How do I restore the previous behavior? I can't find a clear command anywhere.

Asked by TIMCO880 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule