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I added the language/spell check to my work email (outlook.office). I follow the same procedure in my hotmail (outlook.live) and although I added them, it is not an optio… (funda kabanzi)

I added the language/spell check to my work email (outlook.office). I follow the same procedure in my hotmail (outlook.live) and although I added them, it is not an option when I type a message. I use Firefox as a browser and cleaned the cache. Elizabeth

Asked by egulacsy 2 iminyaka edlule

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trapped in bing

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/ad… (funda kabanzi)

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/add on list and FF and DuckDuck are listed as default, bing not even on the list. tried refreshing, no effect. went into windowsX10 add/remove. its not listed. looked in rootkey, a place i have no business being, its not listed But if i go to the FF troubleshooting page, down in the Add-on lists, bing is listed and shown as enabled where is this nasty thing and how can i get rid of it

Asked by robobbob 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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When open saved bookmark in new tab, it swithes to it immediately. How to open it in background?

Hi, everyone! I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackg… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, everyone!

I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground. But I want the same thing for my saved bookmarks on Bookmarks Toolbar. Sometimes I need to open a few bookmarks from one folder and then I used for it middle-click or click on Open in new tab, but it switches to tab immediately and I should repeat a process again: click on a folder, find a bookmark, click on it, new tab opened and so on. So is there an option to open bookmarks in background tabs? How can I achieve that?

Asked by Maksym Pletiuk 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Address Bar is Justified Right

I must have accidentally hit a very special and mysterious combination of keys, because all of a sudden the text in my address bar is justified right, and it's making me … (funda kabanzi)

I must have accidentally hit a very special and mysterious combination of keys, because all of a sudden the text in my address bar is justified right, and it's making me crazzzzzzyyyyy. Anyone have thoughts on how to get the text justified left again? Thanks!

I'm attaching a screenshot so you can see what I'm talking about.

Asked by gdorse 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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How to locate and change Firefox Cache storage location

1) Because the built in options are ambiguous I want to flush the temporary Cache storage directory myself, but I can't find it. Where is it? 2) Then I want to relocat… (funda kabanzi)

1) Because the built in options are ambiguous I want to flush the temporary Cache storage directory myself, but I can't find it. Where is it? 2) Then I want to relocate it, but here are Mozilla's instructions for how to reset it:

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To set Firefox's cache folder, first type “about:config” (omit quotes throughout) into the program's address bar and then hit “Enter.” Right-click on any of the displayed properties, select “New” and then select “String” to display the New String dialog box. Enter “browser.cache.disk.parent_directory” into the box and then click “OK” to display the New Value dialog box. Enter the full filepath to the folder you wish to use as the cache folder, and then click “OK.”

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Doesn't work.

So, after finding the current location and flushing it how do I change it?

Asked by i_am_jim1 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Add-on to replace Menu Mod or Menu Wizard

I was a long-time user of Menu Mod and did not update Firefox for years because it was phased out after V56. Now that I have updated to the newest version of Firefox, I c… (funda kabanzi)

I was a long-time user of Menu Mod and did not update Firefox for years because it was phased out after V56. Now that I have updated to the newest version of Firefox, I cannot find a replacement for Menu Mod. Google recommends Menu Wizard but, that add-on has also been phased out. What add-on will allow users to edit the Firefox menus? And if there is not one, why? I am really regretting updated Firefox because of this.

Asked by jackmummert 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Scribe 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox designers out to lunch?

Tried to send feedback on the supid move of close other/to right tabs off main right click menu and got this: Please check back soon We've paused submissions to this form… (funda kabanzi)

Tried to send feedback on the supid move of close other/to right tabs off main right click menu and got this:

Please check back soon

We've paused submissions to this form so that we can improve how we collect feedback.

So now they not only won't listen to their users, remove all the complaints about UI changes we DON'T want or have any need for, now they don't even accept feedback. Guess they were overwhelmed.

Sheesh.

Frustrated Firefox user from Netscape v1.something (.7?). Time to move to Opera and leave Firefox to the idiots that don't know how or can't use a mouse to click the right option on a menu that "they" say is the reason for the moving of the options to a sub menu. At least they could give us an OPTION to put it back where it belongs. Ditto for the "megabar" stupidity that BLOCKS the view of my bookmarks toolbar!!!!

Asked by rwernst 1 unyaka odlule

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Search engine shortcuts in address bar

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition,… (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition, almost every letter on the keyboard will search a particular domain. For example, "!r" searches through reddit.

The weird thing is that I cannot find any documentation of this anywhere, and I cannot find any settings on this anywhere. The only similar thing is being able to use "@" with a custom keyword that has been previously set in the "search engines" menu in the settings. But this menu is limited and it is difficult to add search engines to it, as it requires you to visit that website, find the green plus sign in the tiny looking glass icon on the search bar next to the address bar, and click it and add the search engine. Then you can customize the keyword and then you can use, for example "@w" for example, to search wikipedia. But not every website gives you the option to add their search engine. For example,visiting Reddit results in no green plus sign over the looking glass icon in the search bar next to the address bar, despite the fact that "!r" works just fine.

So this is all very confusing, I hope someone can tell me what is going on. Thanks.

Asked by Sweaty 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 unyaka odlule

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animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (funda kabanzi)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by gary.curtin 1 unyaka odlule

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CTRL+ CTRL- zooming, is there a way to disable it?

i use google docs for school, and because of that i need to use sub and super scripts often, google has decided that CTRL + , is the shortcut but this also zooms in the p… (funda kabanzi)

i use google docs for school, and because of that i need to use sub and super scripts often, google has decided that CTRL + , is the shortcut but this also zooms in the page.

Asked by that1guybutnotthefirst 1 unyaka odlule

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Disable bloated address bar?

Hi, Since 1-2 months my Firefox address bar grows vertically to about 1.5 its normal size when I click it. I think this came with an update. How can I disable this? It's … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Since 1-2 months my Firefox address bar grows vertically to about 1.5 its normal size when I click it. I think this came with an update. How can I disable this? It's really annoying and unnecessary.

Thanks

Asked by MM6631764 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Position: static print problem

Hi All, My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print… (funda kabanzi)

Hi All,

My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print in order. All browser had this messed up for many years but I'm sure Firefox had this fixed for awhile. In version 82.0.3 this is messed up again, footer prints at the top of 1st page.

Is this a printing bug? Or, do I misunderstand position static?

Why can't it print as shown on screen, What you see is what you get?


Thank you for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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How can I make DuckDuckGo my default search engine?

I have searched & searched and read & read and have not found Joy. I followed the Firefox DDG install instructions at duckduckgo.com (which succeeded and now that… (funda kabanzi)

I have searched & searched and read & read and have not found Joy.

I followed the Firefox DDG install instructions at duckduckgo.com (which succeeded and now that it's succeeded can't be duplicated), and here: https://www.linuxmint.com/searchengines/anse.php?sen=DuckDuckGo (which doesn't work), but here: 'Preferences' > 'Search' > 'Default Search Engine' DuckDuckGo doesn't appear in the drop-down list. Help!

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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New wider address bar

I do not like this wide address bar and need to go back to classic look. I tried some links on this support but it does not help. I would also like to to have to reset my… (funda kabanzi)

I do not like this wide address bar and need to go back to classic look. I tried some links on this support but it does not help. I would also like to to have to reset my preferences after each update. My version is 83.0 on Windows 7.

Thanks

Asked by phil.cote 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Autofill drop-down menue in the username login box issues

In on a handful of websites and a primary issue on a specific site. The Lockwise auto-fill drop down menu will attempt to display a list of usernames it assumes are assoc… (funda kabanzi)

In on a handful of websites and a primary issue on a specific site. The Lockwise auto-fill drop down menu will attempt to display a list of usernames it assumes are associated with that site. I have asked Firefox to never-save the login information for this site in hopes that this auto fill drop down menu will stop**. It has not, and the issue being it displays a list of usernames for locations I don't want publicly known. I have already shut off the auto fill login function in Firefox too.

The end point is this. I want help to find a way to stop the drop-down menu from showing when I select the Username box on a log-in page or tell Lockwise to stop associating the unwanted usernames from that website

    • Firefox did respect my request to not save that website's login information.

Asked by paul14sprenk 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule