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Adding a Feature that Pauses Unused Tabs?

Hello! I was wondering if there are any plans to add a feature like this (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/auto-tab-discard/) to Firefox? I tend to keep lo… (funda kabanzi)

Hello!

I was wondering if there are any plans to add a feature like this (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/auto-tab-discard/) to Firefox? I tend to keep lots of tabs open at once, and I'd love to be able to pause unused tabs without closing them. But I'd prefer to avoid giving an add-on access to all of my data. So I keep hoping that this type of feature will get incorporated into Firefox. Do you know if there are any plans like this?

Thanks so much in advance and for the work that you're doing!

Asked by C R 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Can we make the Picture-in-Picture window easier to Resize?

I really love the new picture-in-picture option. It's especially helpful when I only have one monitor. There are a couple of rough-edges I'd like to see tweaked. 1. I res… (funda kabanzi)

I really love the new picture-in-picture option. It's especially helpful when I only have one monitor. There are a couple of rough-edges I'd like to see tweaked.

1. I resize these windows all the time to put them where they'll fit when I'm doing something else, and it can finicky to resize the window quickly. It would be helpful if the areas you can grab the edges and corners of were exaggerated. For example, if when the user's mouse is near an edge or corner of the picture-in-picture window a handle pops-up around the given area that's larger than the 1pixal-ish default handle area. I've seen similar functionality in the art program GIMP for selection boxes.

2. The way the window acts when being resized isn't very intuitive. The corners work as expected, but since the corner areas are so small I often grab the sides and that can get frustrating. I now know that when grabbing the Bight and Bottom sides of the window the Top-Left corner is anchored while resizing. Similarly, when grabbing the Left and Top sides of the window the Bottom-Right corner is anchored. That seems pretty intuitive when I type it out, what's the issue? Well, the problem comes when you are grabbing the window near the corners. If for example, I'm trying to grab the window by the Bottom-Left corner and miss (which I've done plenty) and grab the Bottom of the window. Now when I resize the window is anchored in the Top-Left instead of the Top-Right, which is the opposite of what I wanted and leads to some confusion and repositioning. What I would suggest, separate from the #1 solution, would be to break the sides of the window into three areas: Near-corner 1, Center, and Near-corner 2. When grabbing the window on the edge in one of the Near-corner areas, anchor the window at the opposite corner. When grabbing by the center of an edge anchor the window by the opposite center.

Thank you for reading my long suggestion. I hope you don't find this to be a negative interaction. I truly enjoy Firefox, and I've very excited about your new Picture-in-picture feature. I hope you understand that this level of nit-picking can only come from a place of love!

P.S: I'm very pleased to say that I did not include a third issue I had with the Spacebar Play/Pause functionality not working unless the Play button was the last object clicked on the window, because in the latest update it was gone! I want to thank whomever worked on that and let them know, someone did notice, and they appreciate it! <3 <3

Asked by darkkenchi 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 inyanga edlule

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Linking specific log-ins to Containers

Hello, I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously. However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a spe… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm using Containers and am able to log into different gmail accounts simultaneously.

However, I'm curious as to whether or not it would be possible to link a specific account to a specific container? (e.g., my work email automatically logs into the work container, same for personal email).

I use LastPass, but would Firefox passwords work to make this process more automatic? I set "Gmail" to automatically open in my "work" container, but it takes me to the landing page and requires me to sign-in every time.

Perhaps, I should just stop clearing my history/cookies and just hide the containers instead so the data is saved and I remain logged in. I am curious if there is another solution that I'm overlooking. (I would be down to help build one, too!)

Asked by ajay.dave.35 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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turn off private browsing for a tab

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see conten… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to turn off private browsing for one tab or for one instance of firefox without turning it off all the time. Washington Post will not allow me to see content without subscription in private mode.

Asked by twowheels2go 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Search Browser History by Device

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the hist… (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox account is synced with my phone and PC. Is it possible to filter my history by device so I can see only what sites I’ve visited on my computer and not the history from the Firefox app on my phone?

Asked by cameroncw 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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(Suggestion) WhatsApp Tab like Opera GX Browser

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On… (funda kabanzi)

Can Mozilla make this features like Opera GX? I changed to Mozilla since Opera GX was slow loading sites. But can we get the good features from Opera GX like this one? On left side, there is a WhatsApp logo that we can click and popup for WhatsApp. Can we also get the floating video player like Opera GX? This is just a suggestion. Thanks!

Asked by PixelGM 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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How do I make my Homepage different from New Windows?

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped toget… (funda kabanzi)

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped together with the Homepage seems to make it impossible to separate the two in the Options settings.

What is the logic behind this? Why have a separate setting for New Tab, but not New Window? I like having Firefox open up multiple tabs as my homepage when I first boot up Firefox, but if I want to open up a new window just for screen management space with Ctrl+N, I really am not interested in my homepages being re-instantiated, as I already have them open on my first window.

I really want my Homepages to remain a custom mix of tabs with any New Tab and New Window opening up to a Firefox's default new tab page. Is that not possible? I can't have a custom Homepage without also having a custom New Window configuration? :(

It just seems like an arbitrary distinction. What can I do to make this magical world of separate Homepage and New Window settings happen?

Sincerely, A Fan

Asked by astinad 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Search Engines and Sync

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regardi… (funda kabanzi)

Do custom Search Engines sync across machines? If so, what could be the reason for them not appearing on my other machines. If not, is there a ticket I can follow regarding this issue/enhancement?

Asked by d3763 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Danny Colin 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Feature request: Containers should be converted to Multi-Profiles to have useres on one Firefox Account

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenl… (funda kabanzi)

Current containers allow us to seperate browsing history to some parts. But it's not enough for privacy at work in practice. For e.g. you can search something and suddenly it can suggest you a site from personal or something else nsw etc. Also the new tab highlights are combined with personal and work and the others. But if the containers converted to multi-profiles we could also use seperate browsing, customizing, etc. Unfortunately for this reason I have to use two Firefox Account. :/ and also unfortunately I can't use Firefox Lockwise, because my passwords seperated two Firefox accounts and I can only set one Firefox Account on my mobile phone. :/

If multi-profiles can set and switch easily on one Firefox Account, that would be awesome! Thanks in advance.

Asked by Can 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Monitor: support for email addresses with arbitrary plus sign tags

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstna… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstname.lastname+mozillasupport@gmail.com. I do this to be able to automatically put incoming emails in various buckets, and also to be able to mute emails from specific senders or see which services sell my address on to spam spewers.

In firefox monitor, this creates a problem, because as far as Firefox is concerned I use hundreds of different email addresses, whereas in reality they are all the same address just with different tags.

So I would be massively helped by the following feature: When you add an email address to Firefox Monitor, there is a checkbox that says "Include address variations". When adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the checkbox checked, any variation of that email address should also be considered added, e.g. firstname.lastname+dropbox@gmail.com firstname.lastname+netflix@gmail.com firstname.lastname+hbo@gmail.com

Bonus feature: Support for service specific quirks - the checkbox would also be aware of quirks various email providers have. E.g. for gmail addresses the dots are optional. So when adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the aforementioned checkbox checked, the address would also match firstnamelastname@gmail.com.

Asked by bulgur 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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I´d want to see "Bing-search-engine" in every new tab instead of the firefoxside or an empty page - Can you tell me how I can make this happen?

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen? … (funda kabanzi)

The option what´s shown in a new tab is only: Firefox-side or blank page. I love to see a nice pictureof the "Bing"-search-engine. Any idea how to make this happen?

Asked by Sonne21 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by RobertJ 1 unyaka odlule

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Can the UI be tweaked a bit to avoid confusion?

The cut-off for addons, preferences and cut-off for bookmarks all in close proximity are a bit confusing to use. I don't have a suggestion on how to fix it, just wanted t… (funda kabanzi)

The cut-off for addons, preferences and cut-off for bookmarks all in close proximity are a bit confusing to use. I don't have a suggestion on how to fix it, just wanted to point out that it might be ripe for improvement.

Cheers.

Asked by sardaukar_siet 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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13 yr old hardware running FF with sync OK until chgd Distro to "AntiX". Got propagada and loops in Bookmarks, and Tabs won't load. Can you clean my Sync?

Was using Lubuntu for years on old hardware, then OS got corrupted. Chgd Distro to "AntiX" which worked for a few weeks, then FF quit loading Tags (blue dot just goes ba… (funda kabanzi)

Was using Lubuntu for years on old hardware, then OS got corrupted. Chgd Distro to "AntiX" which worked for a few weeks, then FF quit loading Tags (blue dot just goes back & forth but no load). Bought a new computer meantime but would like to keep old stuff running and most of all clean out the anti-captialist propaganda garbage than landed in my FF synch account, including loops. An add-in that kills loops and moves all bookmarks to the bookmarks bar would be helpful. Presumably it was 'AntiX' that put the propaganda in my FF bookmarks, but bookmarks, if a directed graph, seems susceptible to loops and should have defenses against loops so once garbage like Anti-X's gets in, it can be cleaned out. Cryptically, my FF account asked me today to verify my home country (!) -- which I did (USA). Help appreciated, but if too much trouble would like Synch account destroyed so I can start a new one with same email. Also years and years and years ago I had an early Synch account with the same email address, so if it's calusing trouble, it can all be wiped out. Having to write this from some other browser on a new computer. Thanks!

Asked by Nobody-Important 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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I want to revert screenshots to jpg

My screenshot tool saves both "full page" and "visible" in .png. A short while ago it used to save both in jpg and now I would like to revert to jpg. Can anyone help me, … (funda kabanzi)

My screenshot tool saves both "full page" and "visible" in .png.

A short while ago it used to save both in jpg and now I would like to revert to jpg. Can anyone help me, please? I thank in advance anyone willing to invest his time/expertise to help me.

Tommaso

Asked by ascanio1 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Scribe 1 unyaka odlule

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Feature request: User profile JavaScript API to provide autologin and autofill input.

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we en… (funda kabanzi)

Every day we open web site and enter username, password and push button login (or using autofill). It take 10 - 15 sec. per site and annoying step every day or week we enter again and again and push login. Firefox may resolve that issue simple replace by automatic way by provide "User profile" ideology.

For example web site want to register new user and ask JavaScript to provide information. Firefox popup window like it now doing with audio, subscription and other feature. User select "User profile" and security rights (bio. address, payment) and no more.

This approach already provided in some Apple iPhone application you reinstall application and application get you Apple ID account and provide access to you account.

Using web site now it simple we no more login and password and already using accounts store in FireFox accounts.

P.S. How about Web Autorization API it is complete or is still draft?

Asked by vit1251 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Restore "onscreen tabs" display bar in dropdown tab list

The tab dropdown menu normally has a bar down the side which shows which tabs are onscreen at the moment. With the latest update this has disappeared, to be replaced by a… (funda kabanzi)

The tab dropdown menu normally has a bar down the side which shows which tabs are onscreen at the moment. With the latest update this has disappeared, to be replaced by a single bar marking the currently open tab.

It seems silly, but that bar made it easier to control and limit my number of open tabs (which is quite anxiety-inducing, at least for me).

Is there a skin to restore the old appearance, or (even better) an option to restore the setting?

Asked by EmeraldBoa 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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Suggested things to add to Firefox

Sorry for the title/question name. I have used FF for a long time now. A **LONG** time ago, I could install an addon which is since not supported. Some of the things I m… (funda kabanzi)

Sorry for the title/question name.

I have used FF for a long time now. A **LONG** time ago, I could install an addon which is since not supported.

Some of the things I miss which I would like to see added to FF: Although there is now an "Open in new tab" option it is still a bit short of offerings.

1 - "Open in new tab and switch" 2 - Add names to tabs. Sometimes it would be nice to search for a tab with a more appropriate name. 3 - (Though maybe asking a bit too much) Coloured tabs. Un-loaded, Loaded but not active, *THIS* tab. Though *THIS* tab is sort of easy to see, when I am researching something and have a lot of tabs open seeing "where" (which) tab is the active one is handy. Explination of the three colours: -- Un-loaded - (When loading a previous session) This tab is not yet loaded. -- Loaded but not active - You have been to this page this time, but it is not the active tab. -- *THIS* - well, just so it is easy to separate from the other loaded tabs.

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Need to make pinned tabs wider FF 63.0.1 on Win10 laptop

I have RA with fine motor control problems. At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to… (funda kabanzi)

I have RA with fine motor control problems.

At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to make everything larger, I just need wider pinned tabs.

I use FF 63.0.1 on my Win10 laptop and need to make the pinned tabs wider for ease of use.

I found information about making unpinned tabs wider in about:config but can't find anything for the pinned tabs.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by cadwellm 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule