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Library window cannot be sized smaller than HUGE, Firefox 107.0 64 bit Windows 10 Pro

After updating to 107.0 -- I've been getting update notices every couple of days lately -- I am unable to size the Library window to a dimension smaller than IMMENSE. I g… (funda kabanzi)

After updating to 107.0 -- I've been getting update notices every couple of days lately -- I am unable to size the Library window to a dimension smaller than IMMENSE.

I generally have a lot of open windows on my screen -- browser windows, file folders, Notepad files, and so forth. I keep the Library window's Downloads section open, sized to display ONE download. In the rare event that I am keeping more than one download visible (I generally "Clear Downloads" after moving a newly downloaded file from my Downloads dir to its destination dir), then they will scroll vertically.

Suddenly, I find that I am now unable to shoehorn the relatively small Library window (sized to hold ONE download) between my Downloads dir (above Library) and my "Next" dir (below the Library window), containing a list of bookmarks I plan on loading.

I am using my machine for research, and I have worked out this system and have been successfully using it for several years now.

By "now" I of course mean "then" -- argh...

I have looked through the browser.download section via about.config. The only possible suspect I could find was browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel -- but, changing it to False did nothing.

I really do not appreciate this "stealth misfeature" (it does NOT show up in the documented list of changes to this version), and if there is ANY way to revert to NORMAL behavior, I would really appreciate knowing about it.

A paternalistic "we know best" attitude, LOCKING ME OUT of the ability to resize a window -- other than to make it LARGER -- well, I want to keep a civil tone, so I won't say how I feel about that, other than to point out that in an earlier life I was a developer, and I am well aware than this sort of sizing restriction is something that must be INTENTIONALLY coded. It doesn't "just happen by itself."

Someone at Mozilla DECIDED to impose this [redacted] on the world.

I guess I will now see if I can find the FTP site to back down one version and hope there are no backward-compatibility issues. As to FUTURE updates (please note that I did not say upGRADE), I am at a loss to figure how to handle them.

This is SO [redacted] frustrating!

Here (attached image) is what I am talking about. This is now the SMALLEST size I am ALLOWED to size the window!

Asked by Kogaku 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Kogaku 1 isonto elidlule

Library Panel's Increasing Minimum Size Has Become a Workflow Interuption Issue

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows ar… (funda kabanzi)

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows are open to 1:1 size. The issue first started nine months ago. It was troublesome then, forcing me to use extra hand motions and mouse clicks just to get a fraction of a seconds worth of information.

In other words, Firefox has made it more difficult to retrieve important information that used to be available at a glance. I have determined that Firefox has rewritten their programming to intentionally do this to us. WHY?

Please make the Library Panel box fully resizable again. It is becoming a make or break issue for me. Stop tinkering around. You had perfection, now it is ruined. I do not want the window buried, partially obscured, or on top of any other window. It should have equal rights with other fully resizable elements.

Asked by caribgoodies 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Kogaku 1 isonto elidlule

Text encoding is no longer available in the menu panel. - Kodowanie tekstu nie jest już dostępne w panelu menu.

Hi to All. Text encoding is no longer available in the menu panel. - Kodowanie tekstu nie jest już dostępne w panelu menu Unfortunately, there are still pages where it is… (funda kabanzi)

Hi to All.

Text encoding is no longer available in the menu panel. - Kodowanie tekstu nie jest już dostępne w panelu menu

Unfortunately, there are still pages where it is necessary for the diacritical marks of a given language to display correctly Niestety ciągle występują strony gdzie to jest potrzebne, żeby znaki diaktryczne danego języka wyświetlały się prawidłowo

(UTF8, Windows-1250, CP-1250)

Greetings. Marek.

Asked by mk37 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Terry 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox 101.0 is telling me I need a video codec but it does not say which one. How do I find out?

Firefox says I need a video codec to play a video (that is aparently somewhere on the page). It does NOT tell me what video, what video format, or what codec I need. H… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox says I need a video codec to play a video (that is aparently somewhere on the page). It does NOT tell me what video, what video format, or what codec I need. How do I find out what codec I need?

Firefox version: 101.0 (64 bit) OS: Fedora 36

Asked by dkramber 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Lastpass add-on Passwordless login via Lastpass authenticator doesn't work

Hello, I've been corresponding with LastPass about this, but they now refer me to Firefox support. I am using: Windows 11 Pro: Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000 Firefox brow… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I've been corresponding with LastPass about this, but they now refer me to Firefox support.

I am using: Windows 11 Pro: Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000 Firefox browser: 101.0.1 (64-bit) LastPass Add-on for Firefox: 4.97.0.2 Phone: Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 10.0 LastPass Authenticator app on phone installed: version 2.7.0

Hello,

Enabling LastPass authenticator/passwordless has worked for my Chrome and Edge browsers on my Windows 11 PC [LastPass Version: 4.97.0]. However, it does NOT work with Firefox, so I need further help.

When I close the Firefox browser [version 101.0.1 (64-bit)]and re-launch it, then click on the LP extension icon [version 4.97.0.2] I first get a LP pop-up requesting “Accept Permissions” (see attached screenshot).

When I click through that with Accept, I get a regular LP login prompt requesting both my email and master password.

After I enter my credentials, THEN I get a Multifactor Authentication pop-up on the PC and the Authenticator [version 2.6.0] app prompts on my phone [Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 10.0]. (see screenshot) When I use the phone to enter Accept and my Authenticator PIN, then the browser extension is logged on as I would expect.

If I leave Firefox open and log out of my LP account then click the browser LP icon to log back in, I get the Use Authenticator button. When I select it, the Authenticator app on the phone pops up and log in is smooth, as I would expect.

However, when I click on the LP icon on the Firefox browser, I get (another) notice that I can activate Passwordless (see screenshot). When I accept that, I have to provide my master password again. Even though I have turned on the Passwordless feature several times, If I close Firefox and re-open it, and then click on the LP icon, it does not invoke the Authenticator. Instead, I have to repeat everything. It seems like closing Firefox does something to delete the Authenticator option saved in LP/Firefox.

In both Chrome and Edge, I have settings to delete browser history when they are closed. This does not seem to affect the Authenticator behavior. However, I have set the same settings in Firefox to delete browser history on close, but the Authenticator behavior is not as expected.

What setting in LP or Firefox can be used to have the Authenticator setting survive the browser being closed? Also, how do I avoid having to go through the Permissions prompt every time I launch Firefox and try to open the LP extension?

Thanks, Dave Hejde (970) 219-8843


Hmmmm. Firefox support is not accepting multiple image uploads. How can I get them associated with this submission?

Asked by OneDave 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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How can I set my location in Firefox. I know better than anyone on the web where I am located, and Firefox is locating me hundreds of miles away, so I just want to set th… (funda kabanzi)

How can I set my location in Firefox. I know better than anyone on the web where I am located, and Firefox is locating me hundreds of miles away, so I just want to set the Zip code for my actual location. Thanks for any advice! -Harry

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Cannot Open Gmail In A Different Container

I am having this same problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323092 except I followed those steps and gmail still opens in only the container I set for it.… (funda kabanzi)

I am having this same problem: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323092 except I followed those steps and gmail still opens in only the container I set for it. Even if I right click from a search and tell it to open in a different container or if it gives me a popup asking if I want to open gmail in the preset container and I click "no, open in this container", it will still open in the preset container. Attached is proof that "Always Open in This Container" is unchecked.

Asked by hrrigdon 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can not disable address bar search

I got a new computer running windows 11. I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actua… (funda kabanzi)

I got a new computer running windows 11.

I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actually and interferes with productivity as I use search. Basically, I have to redo searches after the address bar. It is problematic. The one off search from address bar according to last survey only 26% of users like it. rest want it gone.

As for me, I have tried the solution of Keyword set to false and the browser url oneoff also set to false.

I saw another suggested item of turn off keyword search. However, that item does not have an off button or switch within Windows 11. Just check marks of the suggested keywords that developers installed into the field when downloaded. I unchecked all the items as that was the only change I could do. So, there is no keyword selected. I closed all browser windows and restarted Firefox.

The address bar search still occurs. This make the previous question and answer solution invalid as of August 12, 2022.

I consider this a BUG and a major development of Firefox browser failure. When I search, I am looking for generally wide range of results and alternative search options are better than specific one off search. Best example; What is difference between Clementines and Mandarins? As a one off search you get one set of results. When you use the proper search box of a search engine, you get totally different results that are more useful and less time consuming to know the full range of answers, history, physical traits as well as other items not considered in the address bar search. In the search engine box, you do get the address bar search items. However, they always are 6 to 20 down the list of preferred or most useful. However, the address bar search results do not have all the top 5 items from the search engine search. It is a matter of how the address bar does the search that is at issue. For whatever reason, the results are not as good as direct input. You will have to determine through investigation why that is. However, that is a year's worth of investigation if anyone would do it. In the mean time, this address bar search needs a simple button that does all the changes necessary to make it stop!

Additionally, I find multiple related search options that are given by search engines extremely helpful when looking for related type of searches. This is something that the address bar search can not do and was never designed or allowed to do. Thus, it causes loss of productivity.

As such and because it does cause loss of productivity, it is a BUG and by law, Mozilla must remove items or provide easy solution to stop productivity failure.

The current solution does not work. That means Mozilla must provide an update immediately to make this feature go away for those who find it annoying, useless or interference with productivity!

Asked by pmadison1 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Is it possible to force pages in "support.mozilla.org" dark?

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works e… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works everywhere but in "support.mozilla.org".

How is it possible to have dark theme in Mozilla's support pages too?

Thank you very much. Prayan

Asked by prayan72 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 inyanga edlule

Can't disable pop-up sign-in with google prompt at Twitter, via Firefox

disable pop=up sign-in with google prompt LAPTOP WINDOWS 11 FIREFOX 105.0.3 64-BIT 1. Over the last few days I have been getting a sign in with Google prompt on most web… (funda kabanzi)

disable pop=up sign-in with google prompt LAPTOP WINDOWS 11 FIREFOX 105.0.3 64-BIT 1. Over the last few days I have been getting a sign in with Google prompt on most websites I visit. Please refer to the photos. This looks identical to the Google generated promt, however in my Google account settings I have this option turned off. Is this a Google bug or a Firefox thing? With all the other annoying popups these days, this is just another irritation frustration to view a website.

I USE DEV TOOLS from FIREFOX TOOLS TO FIGURE OUT IF IT'S FIREFOX OR GOOGLE CAUSING ISSUE. HERE IS ONE OF 50 LINES RELATING TO GOOGLE/TWITTER/FIREFOX CONVERGENCE

(ALSO, I USE UBLOCK & LASTPASS)

LINE FROM DEVELOPER CONSOLE WHEN I OPEN TAB TO TWITTER LOG-ON PAGE:

20:36:03.881 Google Analytics and Tag Manager is being shimmed by Firefox. See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1713687 for details. sandbox eval code:1:9

I DON'T WANT TO CLOSE THIS POP-UP BUTTON EVERYTIME I GO TO LOG IN AT TWITTER, IT'S NEW. I HATE IT. HAVE DELETED TONS OF UNKNOWN FILES IN MY USER FOLDERS TODAY, NOTHING HELPED (LOCAL/GOOG FOLDER & TEMP FOLDERS). MAYBE I NEED TO RESET SOMETHING IN CONFIG OR A REGEDIT SETTING FOR FIREFOX. I'LL DO ANYTHING. Thanks!

Asked by MirMarUS 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 emasontweni adlule

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private browsing window is a different color now

After an update today, private browsing windows now are a different color than the other windows. I don't want them to be a different color. How do I change them back to … (funda kabanzi)

After an update today, private browsing windows now are a different color than the other windows. I don't want them to be a different color. How do I change them back to the same as the other windows?

Also, how do I remove the extra text label next to the private mode icon, and just generally put things back to the way they used to look?

Asked by Sterrence 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 inyanga edlule

Save open tabs & windows no longer works

After the last update (106.0.1) Firefox no longer saves my open tabs after closing and then re-opening. Even though "Open previous windows and tabs" has been checked unde… (funda kabanzi)

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Now, upon re-opening, I get a single empty tab. This seems to be a glitch that came with this recent update.

Asked by Nawdry 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Nawdry 4 emasontweni adlule

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I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me: >> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> whi… (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me:

>> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> which is: MP4 Video (16.4MB) >> from https://cdn77-vid.xvideos-cdn"."com >> >> What should Firefox do with this file?

My only choice is: Open with Windows Media Player x86 (default)

suggestions?

I'm running Windows 7 Firefox 76.0.1

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