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AUTOSAVE INSTEAD OF OPENING THE FILES

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YOU WITH YOUR AUTOSAVE INSTEAD OF OPENING THE FILES. GOING TO CHROME.


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Modified by Chris Ilias

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Hello! Please don't use inappropriate words, most people who contribute here are just volunteers. Also, the following kb articles could help you with your issue: Manage file types and download actions in Firefox How file downloads are handled in Firefox version 98 and above

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https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/98.0/releasenotes/ Firefox has a new optimized download flow . . . .

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/manage-downloads-preferences-using-downloads-menu Changes to how file downloads are handled in Firefox version 98

  • Firefox no longer asks what to do for each file by default
  • Downloads panel automatically opens
  • Downloaded files are saved to disk
  • Set a default app to open a file type
  • "Always Open Similar Files" option from the Downloads panel
  • Frequently asked questions


You can set this pref to false on the about:config page to prevent opening the download panel on each download.

  • browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

WARNING: Changing preferences through this interface not officially supported Hidden settings edited using the about:config tool are explicitly not supported, which means that Mozilla makes no guarantees they will be supported in the future, or that Mozilla will fix them if they break. Mozilla does not test these preferences, and will not in the future. That includes security and performance testing which these preferences may affect.

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Yeah well, it took ONE DAY for Mozilla to block this workaround.

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Hi Andrei, Be assured that we have passed on your feedback to the Firefox team. They've been asking what users here have been saying, and we've included your comments.

When opening a file from any browser, the file would be downloaded to the Windows "TEMP" folder. Many people couldn't find files that they had opened or delete them. This change makes downloading to the Downloads folder the default behaviour. If you choose, you can make Firefox ask what to do with specific file types.

Here's how to make it ask: 1. Click on the Downloads icon in the toolbar (it should automatically open when you download a file). 2. Right-click on the file and enable Always Open Similar Files 3. Go to Settings, and scroll down to the Applications section 4. Beside the file type, click in the Action column and set it to Always ask

If you have any questions, we're always here to help. Could you also please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines? I've had to edit out the profanity in your earlier posts, thanks.