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Firefox changed the way it displays url suggestions

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com . I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of F… (funda kabanzi)

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com .

I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of Firefox's updates and now, as soon as I type the "y", Firefox suggests Youtube.com . I go to Yahoo.com a hundred times for any one time I might visit Youtube and Yahoo would come first alphabetically so I would assume it would "suggest" Yahoo before Youtube.

My guess is that Firefox decides on which site is more popular during daily browsing but this was not the case before.

I have tried several methods to attempt to control the order the suggestions appear but Youtube still autocompletes as soon as I type the "y".

Any way to change this to my liking? Or is this just the way it is and will be?

I've attached a screenshot but I edited it to obliterate a few id's and personal information from the example url's.

Asked by caladie 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by RobertJ 4 amahora adlule

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 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 amahora adlule

How to change White background while page is loading in Dark Mode.

Sleep disorderland denizen here. i use dark mode a lot and love it. The problem is the sudden flash of white background when i open a new tab before the page loads. Is t… (funda kabanzi)

Sleep disorderland denizen here. i use dark mode a lot and love it. The problem is the sudden flash of white background when i open a new tab before the page loads. Is there anyway to override/change that also to black permanently. Thank you.

Asked by praveen.venmani 20 amahora adlule

Last reply by RobertJ 15 amahora adlule

Trying to download a large zip file. Download stops after roughly 30 seconds and cuts the file

Hello, I am trying to download a 5GB .zip file from a website. Inside the .zip file is a single .netCDF file. When I download the file and open it, both windows explorer … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am trying to download a 5GB .zip file from a website. Inside the .zip file is a single .netCDF file. When I download the file and open it, both windows explorer and 7zip say there is a problem with the file: "Unexpected end of data". I have downloaded this file multiple times and the file size is different every time. The largest proportion I have managed to download is 1.7GB. I have noticed that the file size I end up with is proportional to the download speed during the download (usually between 20 to 40 Mbps).

I have also noticed that the download never lasts longer than ~30 seconds, which is why I think it could be a Firefox issue. Is there some way I can remove this 30 second cap? The download speed is limited by the host website so I am afraid there is not much I can do in that regard.

Any help would be much appreciated :)

Asked by arturmbnunes 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 19 amahora adlule

Firefox Headers and Menu bar to large Windows 11 but ok Windows 10

Firefox using Windows 11 the Top Menu bar takes up to much real estate. But running same Browser on Windows 10 it works fine. How can I reduce the top Menu Bar so I can s… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox using Windows 11 the Top Menu bar takes up to much real estate. But running same Browser on Windows 10 it works fine. How can I reduce the top Menu Bar so I can see more of Web page as far to big on Windows 11? Any ideas help appreciated. Does anyone know of a cure.? Check the attached image or Images for proof. Even some web pages its far to wide to fit screen.

Asked by twinjenz 23 amahora adlule

Last reply by RobertJ 23 amahora adlule

Handling of pdf files in Firefox

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder. My settings have not changed: Tools->Setting… (funda kabanzi)

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder.

My settings have not changed:

Tools->Settings->General->Applications: - pdf (application/download): Always ask - pdf (application/force-download): Always ask - pdf (application/pdf): Use Adobe Acrobat DC - pdf (application/x-download): Always ask

And when the "ask" dialog pops up, I choose "open".

I have tried all standard methods/troubleshooting, including resetting the handlers.json file.

The only way to avoid getting a copy in the downloads folder is if I choose "Open in Firefox" (application/pdf) instead of "Use Adobe Acrobat DC".

Any solution to this?

Thanks Michael

Asked by info7097 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by darthno2 1 usuku oludlule

Choose how to handle Downloads (Dev´s please let us keep the choice!)

This is related to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409 I´ve found out, that this Workaround seems to no longer to work since Ver. 101.0.1 (last working V… (funda kabanzi)

This is related to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409

I´ve found out, that this Workaround seems to no longer to work since Ver. 101.0.1 (last working Ver.)

This is especially regarding Downloads triggered out of the embedded PDF Viewer in Firefox, when You click on the "Download PDF" Symbol.

Until this Ver. You could still bring back the "Choose What you want to do with the file" Window if You set the mentioned about:config setting to false (linked thread above).

I see this actually as quite crucial and almost a bug, since You will have departments with Workflows build around this. - Thank You for any insight or help

Asked by jipa20 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by darthno2 1 usuku oludlule

How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

mailto setting has disappeared twice

Up-to-date Firefox on Windows 10 laptop. Today, for the 2nd time in a week or so, the “mailto” function has disappeared; i.e., if I click a “Send email” link on a webpage… (funda kabanzi)

Up-to-date Firefox on Windows 10 laptop. Today, for the 2nd time in a week or so, the “mailto” function has disappeared; i.e., if I click a “Send email” link on a webpage, the Windows dialogue box to select a mail app pops up. When I check the applications setting, mailto doesn't appear in the list.

The first time this happened, I found online instructions to refresh Firefox and select Gmail as the mail client. I don’t mind doing it again, but I am concerned about the problem occurring so soon after the recent refresh.

Asked by brucelshew 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

LastPass not autofilling passwords

The LastPass add-on has somewhat spontaneously stopped auto-filling passwords even though I have that option enabled. I assume this is a Firefox issue because my vault is… (funda kabanzi)

The LastPass add-on has somewhat spontaneously stopped auto-filling passwords even though I have that option enabled. I assume this is a Firefox issue because my vault is there just fine and recognizes the website and passwords (just won't autofill). Has anyone else run into this issue? How did you resolve it?

Asked by Ann 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by RobertJ 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Can I create personal popups for web pages?

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to create what I call custom popups. If I go to a page, a popup will show my own notes. This may be a reminder about my personal history. It would have to be on my computer only and be triggered when I go to the site. I realize that the real url may be obscured by an app, and I don't know if that can be overcome.

I'm imagining when I go to a particular web page, I will see a reminder, or popup or note with my own comments.

This may already be available, but perhaps I don't know the right questions to ask.

I assume this would only be available on one browser on one computer.

Looking at a product on Amazon (that I've purchased before), it may tell me: "Works like a charm" or "Piece of *"

On a dating site it might remind me when I see one person: "Danger, Will Robinson" or "Try again after Christmas"

A business site might show a note: "Remind owner you met at Halloween bash" or "Express sympathy about loss of pet"

On the App Store it might remind me that an app: "Doesn't work for me" or "This is the one Janet recommends"

Perhaps on a saved document: "Sent on Aug 7 by Robert" or "Still doesn't have the right tone....look again in a week"

And when I am deciding which app to use on my computer: "Great graphic app when rushed, but not powerful" (I would never think that an app named "Moosepow" was for graphics.)

I may even be asking the wrong question. I want reminders that are automatic.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by RobertJ 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on does not work

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and … (funda kabanzi)

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and does not react. I never had any trouble with the previous versions. Can you provide a fix? Quentin Crivon

Asked by qcrivon 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Dropa 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule