Remember Focus (search hit number) of Search in Page e.g. 17/34 and not back to 1/34

I have to search for a lot of entries in a long page, click on them to another window, do something (fill in a syllabus) and then go back to the long page and change the … (funda kabanzi)

I have to search for a lot of entries in a long page, click on them to another window, do something (fill in a syllabus) and then go back to the long page and change the next search hit.

When I return to the long page the search in page is remembering where I am in the number of searches shown at the bottom of the page (e.g. 19/34) but when I click on the down button, instead of going to 20/34 it jumps back to 1/34 so then I have to press the down button 20 times to get to the next search hit.

Is there any way around this, so that I can just jump to the next search hit without having to press the down button 20 times?

I thought it might be the fact that the search is off screen but that is not it. It is the fact that I have left the page so the focus has been forgotten (except as the number 19/34 on the search in page bar at the bottom).

Is this a bug?

Asked by Timtak 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Timtak 15 amahora adlule

mozilla vpn + firefox multi-account containers - for a given tabs, force website to use a certain container

hello, thanks, mozilla vpn + firefox multi-account containers is very powerful. i want to be able to open a new tab and force/lock it to use a specific container, no matt… (funda kabanzi)

hello, thanks, mozilla vpn + firefox multi-account containers is very powerful.

i want to be able to open a new tab and force/lock it to use a specific container, no matter what website is opened.

for example, let's day i have firefox configured that: whenever i open 'website.com', it opens in a container named 'website' nothing surprising there.

now i open a new blank tab in a container called 'secret'

here is the behavior, current and desired current: in that tab, if i try to goto 'website.com', the tab's container will change from 'secret' to 'website' desired: in that tab, if i try to goto 'website.com', the tab's container will NOT change to 'website', the container will remain 'secret

i hope that makes sense,

Asked by asdffdsa6132 46 imizuzu edlule

Firefox crashing after 108.01 install

I upgraded to 108.01 three days ago. It crashed 3 times in the next two days, accompanied by that popup you get informing you of the crash. For years I've been using th… (funda kabanzi)

I upgraded to 108.01 three days ago. It crashed 3 times in the next two days, accompanied by that popup you get informing you of the crash.

For years I've been using the extraction method of the executable to create a Firefox portable application. Upgrading only involves the install folder. The profile remains untouched, unaltered.

I had an incident of profile corruption a couple months ago, with basically Firefox launching with most features not working, i.e. toolbar buttons, toolbar menus, etc. Yesterday, for a short time, aside from two crashes, I had a similar experience with the buttons, but not quite the same. My default built in Firefox buttons worked, but my extension buttons didn't. I also noticed on a page that I regularly visit, Ublock origin wasn't doing it's regular job of blocking, and the Ublock button was non-responsive.

I'm also in the process of using the Brave Browser for the first time. The reason I'm posting this here about this subject, including a Brave experience, is that at the same time I was experiencing the Firefox erratic behavior, Brave was crashing as well; freezing; tabs not loading.

Considering the Brave tabs not loading, and the temporary Firefox Ublock origin failure, etc., I'm wondering if there might be something in common here? Maybe an internet connectivity issue at the time?

Asked by noel_envode 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by noel_envode 55 imizuzu edlule

tel: links not functioning in FF browser.

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications,… (funda kabanzi)

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications, and tel: isn't even listed there. The first time it happened there was a dialogue box asking me what application to use, but after that nothing opened at all. I build and monitor websites, so I'm constantly checking these links for functionality.

Asked by mike598 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by mike598 1 ihora elidlule

This action was blocked by your popup blocker

I am trying to get set up for video visit with my Doctor for Monday morning and when I try to test it I get this message. This action was blocked by your popup blocker.… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to get set up for video visit with my Doctor for Monday morning and when I try to test it I get this message. This action was blocked by your popup blocker. Would you like to open the link? How do I fix this? Thanks

Asked by kmalberson 1 ihora elidlule

dark mode not following automatic setting

Three settings available: Light, Dark, Automatic. Automatic is not following my system display settings for "Night Shift", which is set to "Sunset to Sunrise". All Auto… (funda kabanzi)

Three settings available: Light, Dark, Automatic. Automatic is not following my system display settings for "Night Shift", which is set to "Sunset to Sunrise". All Automatic mode does is lock Google.com into dark mode. I have to set it to "Light" to see google.com normally.

Asked by steveaaayyy 2 amahora adlule

Firefox AND Monitor:Questions on how to change Firefox account's primary email address to a previously/currently used one and how to read replies to that question already posted

Question 1. I see questions similar to mine, but how do I access replies? I click on them, but there is no link attached. Question 2, How do I use Firefox Monitor to cha… (funda kabanzi)

Question 1. I see questions similar to mine, but how do I access replies? I click on them, but there is no link attached.

Question 2,  How do I use Firefox Monitor to change my Firefox account primary email address to an email that is already in use, by me, used for an older version of Firefox on a previous computer that is no longer in service? 

This is what I've done. In Monitor, I clicked on the link that says "Change Primary Email Address." It goes to a nice instruction page. I click Menu lines, go to Manage Account, I try to add the email as a secondary, so that I can then make it my primary. I click save. However, I get a pretty red error message that tells me "Account already exists." Of course it does. It's my account. I'm on a less than a year old PC, which came with Windows 11 already loaded. I'm on Firefox version 109.0.1, 64-bit. I've used Firefox on laptops for years. I'm very comfortable using regedit. Thanks. Lakshmi

Asked by Lakshmi 20 amahora adlule

Last reply by Lakshmi 5 amahora adlule

Firefox steals keyboard input when audio changes

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback win… (funda kabanzi)

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback window often steals keyboard focus. So if I'm typing in another window, I'm interrupted. Very annoying. It happens on at least youtube, navidrome, and jellyfin.

I've found a few others reporting similar issues that suggest setting `mozilla.widget.raise-on-setfocus` to `false` - but this doesn't work for me. How can I figure out what's triggering this keyboard steal so I can fix it?

I'm using firefox esr 102.7.0esr, but it's been happening for a while. I've tried the debian builds and the official firefox.com builds, same behavior. Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by rvandegrift23 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by rvandegrift23 5 amahora adlule

connecting to internet site

I don't know how to identify this problem. WHAT IT IS: for about 6 days now I have been getting a message from my PNCBank saying unable to connect, try another browser. P… (funda kabanzi)

I don't know how to identify this problem. WHAT IT IS: for about 6 days now I have been getting a message from my PNCBank saying unable to connect, try another browser. Previously it has worked just fine. I have not changed any information and the same crredentials work flawlessly with Chrome.

Asked by moserfd11 6 amahora adlule

loading on firefox to new think pad

I am trying to sign up to fire fox on my new think pad. I had fire fox on my old mac that is 12 years old and near end of life. I tried to create using my email address … (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to sign up to fire fox on my new think pad. I had fire fox on my old mac that is 12 years old and near end of life. I tried to create using my email address that resides on my old mac and setting up a new account with the password shown as high security password and then it asked for the code that was sent to my old mac with the email address that is the same that I'm trying to create on new think pad .I was able to get the code and when Ientered it a message appeared stating problem. I retrieved the code within3 minutes of it being sent . what do I need to do to get set up on my new think pad?

Asked by krnorton 7 amahora adlule

Firefox constantly crashing and freezing

Can someone help me trouble shoot why my Firefox constantly crashes? I can't use it for more than 5 minutes before it freezes and crashes. Here are my reports, I have doz… (funda kabanzi)

Can someone help me trouble shoot why my Firefox constantly crashes? I can't use it for more than 5 minutes before it freezes and crashes. Here are my reports, I have dozens of these but just the most recent five:

bp-5bc7a6be-213b-4ed8-99c0-72dd30230203 bp-a45d04dd-1ed7-455c-bc23-a4d430230203 bp-cd534224-58b5-4685-9fe8-9f80f0230203 bp-f4c1a883-d3b1-4252-b3bb-9e3a70230203 bp-6a6b65bb-29e5-469e-ae76-500c60230203

Asked by BMWconnoisseur 7 amahora adlule

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants ed… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants edge I guess but I deleted the entire edge app and all its dlls. So how do I make the choice through the "set defaults" settings permanent?

Asked by bt.linder 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by bt.linder 7 amahora adlule

Firefox crash when try to backup/restore bookmarks

When I open Manage Bookmarks, I goto Import/Export, folder explorer opens, try to locate a bookmark backup file (for restore), then BOTH the FireFox and Explorer crash an… (funda kabanzi)

When I open Manage Bookmarks, I goto Import/Export, folder explorer opens, try to locate a bookmark backup file (for restore), then BOTH the FireFox and Explorer crash and disappear. Happened more than 20 times, already submitted crash reports. Please see my account. Need Fix asap. Also FYI I already tried fresh firefox reinstallments, pc reboots, clear cookies and everything else. Windows is already most updated.

Asked by res007d9 7 amahora adlule

PDF's are treated as downloads instead of just rendering them.

When I try to view a pdf in the browser, Firefox downloads it first. I went into about:config and changed to browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir = true just to ge… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to view a pdf in the browser, Firefox downloads it first. I went into about:config and changed to browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir = true just to get it to stop downloading to a specified folder, but now it downloads in tmp directory leaving me with the same issue of pdf's piling up on my computer just to view a pdf in the browser.

This never used to be an issue. I do not want to automatically download every single pdf I view on the internet. Is there some way that Firefox can simply render the pdf instead of downloading it?

Asked by cfcanatella 7 amahora adlule

Stopped Using Firefox, Too Hard to Get Solutions

Not sure when the problems (slow and failure to launch) started. Had been using Firefox for years until a coupler of months ago. Tried to use support for help but nothi… (funda kabanzi)

Not sure when the problems (slow and failure to launch) started. Had been using Firefox for years until a coupler of months ago. Tried to use support for help but nothing worked. Started using Chrome more often. Now I use it exclusively. Somehow, I suspect the combination of my use of Yahoo's NordVPN and AOL's Malwarebytes, somehow interfered with Firefox.

Asked by presbug 7 amahora adlule

HTTP 500 when signing in from Firefox (Chrome works fine)

Only able to sign in with Chrome :-( Firefox 108.0.1 Mozilla Firefox for Fedora gives 500 error. See below: 500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been noti… (funda kabanzi)

Only able to sign in with Chrome :-( Firefox 108.0.1 Mozilla Firefox for Fedora gives 500 error. See below:

500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been notified and will get working on a fix.

n@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:13512 diff@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:13673 getLoad@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:16126 getAllData@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:24310 getFilteredData@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:25652 flush@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:23291 logEvent@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:26424 logView@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:27200 logView@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:1:37891 showView/</<@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:111026 invoke@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:6401 run@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:1809 R/<@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:99:2761 invokeTask@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:7019 runTask@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:2424 m@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:9056 invokeTask@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:84:8124 p@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:115:743 d@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:115:1058 _@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-4f438d13259e05054dc032d5caa7e8c2fffaced7/appDependencies.bundle.js:115:1357 </p>

Asked by redhermes 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by redhermes 8 amahora adlule

Is html5 broken since Version 100?

I use Secure Global Desktop from Oracle with HTML5 Client. This works perfect for all browsers(FX,Chrome,Edge), but with Firefox Version 108+ this does work any more. Chr… (funda kabanzi)

I use Secure Global Desktop from Oracle with HTML5 Client. This works perfect for all browsers(FX,Chrome,Edge), but with Firefox Version 108+ this does work any more.

Chrome and Edge still ok.

It seams the the canvas update fails.

Any suggestions? What can I do to find out more? I can provide a test access, if this helps.

Regards TAB

Asked by Tillmann Basien 8 amahora adlule

Can not unpin ads

Firefox keeps pinning ads for random pages that I have never visited. It happens inconsistently, but sometimes when I open Firefox there will be a random ad page pinned. … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox keeps pinning ads for random pages that I have never visited. It happens inconsistently, but sometimes when I open Firefox there will be a random ad page pinned. Even if I unpin it, and reopen Firefox the same ad page will be pinned again. I have tried looking it up in settings but could find anything, that make it pop up.

Asked by kasparas.put2002 8 amahora adlule

Petco website while using Firefox is broken

Hello! As of recently (within the past couple months), I was able to go on Petco.com from a desktop. But now, every time I try, the website doesn't load correctly. It … (funda kabanzi)

Hello! As of recently (within the past couple months), I was able to go on Petco.com from a desktop. But now, every time I try, the website doesn't load correctly. It jumps on and off about 100 times a minute and never stops. This does not happen on all other browsers. Something is wrong somewhere. When trying to log into Petsmart.com from a desktop, something different happens. It does completely load but when I try to log in, it will not log me in! I am able to log in on all other browsers. The third website, Rakuten.com, same thing happens like Petsmart.com . It loads but when trying to log in Rakuten.com I get: Oops. There was a problem. Please refresh page and try again. BUT AGAIN, I am able to log on on ALL OTHER BROWSERS. Is there a fix for this for Firefox? Please let me know if you can fix this or this is the way it will be for these websites. I have been using Firefox for years and like it the best! Never had this problem. Thanks!

Asked by Dollydoo 9 amahora adlule

Spellchecking webmail

I have spellcheck as you type turned on and it works in a search bar. I cannot get it to work in a webmail window. I have tried with Yahoo Mail (for a friend) and IONOS w… (funda kabanzi)

I have spellcheck as you type turned on and it works in a search bar. I cannot get it to work in a webmail window. I have tried with Yahoo Mail (for a friend) and IONOS webmail with one of my own accounts. Neither work. BUT using the same accounts with Chrome I CAN check spelling in email windows as I type. This problem hasn't been raised for some time but I have noticed old posts that give options that didn't work. I don't want to get my friend (who is elderly and easily confused) to convert to Chrome but will have to bite that bullet if a solution isn't available.

Asked by beb25hex12 10 amahora adlule