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Want option to have the Bookmark folder list open with ONE click.

The Bookmark menu used to open with ONE click. Now it assumes you're using the same bookmark, and if you want a different one, you have to click twice. I have many book… (read more)

The Bookmark menu used to open with ONE click. Now it assumes you're using the same bookmark, and if you want a different one, you have to click twice. I have many bookmark categories, and I usually have to click twice to get to the menu to choose a folder/location.

I looked for but couldn't find an OPTION for it to work as it used to, open with one click. I'm disappointed that I couldn't find this option. I hope the option to return to the way it used to work will be available in the next Firefox update.

Asked by kjsles444 47 minutes ago

pdf viewer not displaying colors correctly

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare … (read more)

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare page 4 of https://arxiv.org/pdf/2201.08431.pdf seen in Firefox and Chrome. Could anyone give me some idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by he.jia.phy 1 hour ago

Last reply by he.jia.phy 1 hour ago

Why can't we customize the keyboard shortcuts?

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to u… (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to use Firefox instead of any chrome based options (Which there are to many these days). It struck me today, as i was reworking some workflow elements in many programs i use daily, that it is impossible to change any key binding in Firefox anymore. I know it has been a while now, and i searched all over the web for an answer or a solution, but at this point it is clear that other than going in the code and recompiling Firefox manually, it is not possible. I stumbled upon the (only) extension that allows to change some shortcuts, but the two that i wanted to change are impossible to configure from it, being disabling only f12 as i would use it for other things but i do not want to lose the dev console and also ctrl+L to open the address bar, it is quite inconvenient and would much prefer to use ctrl+spacebar as it matches many other bindings i am using with other software. There have been many other features that were changed in the recent years that made me start to look for an alternative, as i see features melting away almost as quickly as the user base of the product.

I do understand that one person's problem is not going to change the way a big piece of software is working, but i am wondering, why are the users losing such features as basic as customizing key bindings in a piece of software that used to be so incredibly customizable in the past? Why is the only viable option to anything chrome based losing it's edge over the competition? Is Firefox v150 be based on the chromium engine or will it die before?

Thank you in advance, and no, i don't need the link to the shortcut page, i already have it.

Asked by 1520lemoine 19 hours ago

Last reply by 1520lemoine 1 hour ago

Disable Delete Option In Downloads Panel

I recently had to restore my computer. Doing that I have to get the new firefox which I now have version 102. Updates disabled instantly. I was on version 88. On version … (read more)

I recently had to restore my computer. Doing that I have to get the new firefox which I now have version 102. Updates disabled instantly. I was on version 88. On version 88 this feature was not on it and version 102 now has this feature and I do not like it.

The feature I am talking about is if you open the downloads panel and view the downloads list and right click on one of the downloaded files in list there is now an option to Delete. I accidentlly hit this and thought it was just deleting it from downloads panel. Nope it deletes it from computer permanently, not even to recycle bin. Click Delete its gone for good until download it again.

And this delete option is right above the option remove from history, which I use a lot.

So I want to know how to disable this delete option? Thanks

Asked by ja13717 1 day ago

Last reply by ja13717 2 hours ago

"You have chosen to open" dialog box

See dialog box screen print below. The .cpp file is not a GIT file. A .cpp file is a C++ program source file from Microsoft Visual Studio, and I should be able to open th… (read more)

See dialog box screen print below. The .cpp file is not a GIT file. A .cpp file is a C++ program source file from Microsoft Visual Studio, and I should be able to open the file with Visual Studio 2019 (current version of Visual Studio on my PC). But misclassifying the .ccp file as GIT does not give me the option of opening the file with Visual Studio 2019. How do I change the classification of .cpp files from GIT to C++ (I'm on the newest version of Firefox...all prior versions worked correctly) ?

Asked by patrickdlangley 3 hours ago

my display

My bank has a site with several columns; some are not wide for all information. How can I adjust my screen to show all the information? I'm on a MacBook OS 10.13.6 Firef… (read more)

My bank has a site with several columns; some are not wide for all information. How can I adjust my screen to show all the information? I'm on a MacBook OS 10.13.6 Firefox 102.0 64 bits. email me at falconeddie@me.com or falconeddie41@zohomail.com

Thank you,

Ed M

Asked by falcon 3 hours ago

Videos will not fullscreen completely

Whenever I try to full screen a video the first time I open the browser, the video will not completely fill the screen. It only happens on firefox and the first time I op… (read more)

Whenever I try to full screen a video the first time I open the browser, the video will not completely fill the screen. It only happens on firefox and the first time I open the browser. I thought it was my extensions but it was not that. A thread was created on reddit describing the problem I have. I have linked it here. https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/rhwuvz/firefox_full_screen_on_win11_always_leaves_some/ I tried to change themes and that also did not work. Not sure what the problem is. Please help.

Asked by dk 3 weeks ago

Last reply by dk 3 hours ago

Browsing history - how much could it become "big" and affect Firefox performance?

Hi everybody, I never cleared my browsing history so far, because I often need to know which websites I already visited when I perform a research on Google. Having the pr… (read more)

Hi everybody, I never cleared my browsing history so far, because I often need to know which websites I already visited when I perform a research on Google. Having the previously visited URLs shown in a different colour is useful for my work.

However, I am wondering whether this huge amount of data could affect the browser speed and memory usage. More specifically, I have a few questions:

1) Out of curiosity, in which file of Firefox installation folder the history is saved, and where can I find it? 2) Do you think it is possible to clear ALL the browsing history, except for one specific URL? 3) Could a cluttered browsing history file affect negatively my browser performance?

Many thanks in advance for your help, Elisa

Asked by eli dunkel 3 days ago

Last reply by eli dunkel 4 hours ago

codeblocks not rendering correctly

I have no problems with chrome but when I pull up some of the websites that have no problem loading up in chrome on firefox I get those half-cut codeblocks, not sure how … (read more)

I have no problems with chrome but when I pull up some of the websites that have no problem loading up in chrome on firefox I get those half-cut codeblocks, not sure how to fix this, any advice would be deeply appreciated!

Asked by shuklamanmohan21 4 days ago

Last reply by shuklamanmohan21 5 hours ago

Firefox Disable spell checking

You can't disable firefox spell checking. Check your spelling as you type. Misconfiguration? Did you make a mistake somewhere? I'm not sure. I mainly use two types of IME… (read more)

You can't disable firefox spell checking. Check your spelling as you type. Misconfiguration? Did you make a mistake somewhere? I'm not sure. I mainly use two types of IME, Microsoft IME and google Japanese input.

Asked by sweet0670 5 hours ago

Gmail freezes & keeps trying to connect; problem began in March

Gmail freezes & keeps trying to connect. All other sites work & there is no problem with internet connection or speed. Refreshing the tab does not help. I have to… (read more)

Gmail freezes & keeps trying to connect. All other sites work & there is no problem with internet connection or speed. Refreshing the tab does not help. I have to close and restart Firefox. I've tried disabling all extensions but as this only happens once every day or so it is difficult to troubleshoot. I have these extensions: AdBlocker Ultimate; Copy Page Address; Copy PlainText; DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials; Enhancer for YouTube; Google Page Translate; Reverse Google Image Search; Tab Mix - Links; Wikipedia-En; YouTube search engine. Thanks.

Asked by T_H_M 3 days ago

Last reply by T_H_M 6 hours ago

Open link in new tab fails in Ver 102

Ver 102 just downloaded Settings are set to Open link in New Tab, not in a new window. It doesn't work. A new window opens regardless And I am getting really tired of th… (read more)

Ver 102 just downloaded Settings are set to Open link in New Tab, not in a new window.

It doesn't work. A new window opens regardless

And I am getting really tired of these constant updates, bringing faults and need to rebuild all my settings each time. It used to be faultless. Now it fails to work properly.

ASBeesley@compuserve.com

Asked by ASBeesley 22 hours ago

Last reply by ASBeesley 6 hours ago

Reinstalled Firefox and many issues since

Hi, I've just reinstalled my firefox browser and I have some issues: - I can't install ANY add-on, even the ones from Mozilla Firefox itself, I get the message "Installa… (read more)

Hi, I've just reinstalled my firefox browser and I have some issues: - I can't install ANY add-on, even the ones from Mozilla Firefox itself, I get the message "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt." on all of them - I can't add another language on my browser and get an error message "Firefox can't update your languages right now" - The screenshot option doesn't work, on any page

I have already tried deleting and removing all data from Firefox, and reinstalling it again but it doesn't work. I'm really at a loss with what to do.

Thanks

Asked by dkphjeri12 8 hours ago

Cannot remove US dictionary

I have installed two dictionaries, "English (United Kingdom)", and "French". However, when I go to check a spelling, (right click/Languages over the suspect word), I am… (read more)

I have installed two dictionaries, "English (United Kingdom)", and "French". However, when I go to check a spelling, (right click/Languages over the suspect word), I am offered a third dictionary choice, "English (United States), which I do not want. I have removed the US dictionary and even the language pack but the menu item persists. I can find no way to get rid of it.

Please advise

Asked by nikkkko 3 days ago

Last reply by nikkkko 11 hours ago

Log ins lost every time I start FireFox - only started happening recently.

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else. Back Story: I have a "few" windows and… (read more)

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else.

Back Story: I have a "few" windows and tabs open in FireFox. I would finish what I was doing, shut down and then the next time I booted up and loaded FireFox, all sessions would be restored and all log ins honoured (kept). That is: I was still logged in.

(Moving to now) Yesterday I powered up and ALL sites were logged out. About 20 log ins were needed. Hmmmmm... gmail, and the rest.

"Ok... something happened. No problems, things should be ok from now. I've logged in, so all is sweet."

Today I power up: All logs ins lost. Had to go through it all again.

Gmail is throwing security alerts at me hand over fist. Yeah, that is good in some ways. I get that part. But I've logged in.

Seems - my thoughts - that the cookies aren't being saved. But why? I haven't touched them or their settings.

Yes, I did do a clean out of older cookies. But left the gmail ones, and other sites I know I use. I have `adblocker ultimate` installed.

Now I am logged in, if I open the `cookies` and look I should see them there for the sites to which I am logged in - yes?


To be clear: When I am done, I do NOT `exit` FireFox. All windows, tabs, sessions are left. I just shut down the machine. Then next time I load FireFox and they are re-loaded and log ins are maintained.

Asked by teeny_weeny 2 days ago

Last reply by teeny_weeny 13 hours ago

ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overidden by environment

firefox returns lots of: libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overidden by environment When I adde… (read more)

firefox returns lots of:

       libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate
      ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overidden by environment


When I added a line to /etc/drirc to specify a value firefox returns:

       ATTENTION: option value of option mesa_glthread ignored.

How can I make this stop?

Asked by RandomTroll 13 hours ago

different PDF Download/Open options

Hello fellow Firefox User, if you stumbled upon this Question, I want to thank you for your valuable time on this maybe stupid topic. My Question: Is it possible to have… (read more)

Hello fellow Firefox User,

if you stumbled upon this Question, I want to thank you for your valuable time on this maybe stupid topic. My Question: Is it possible to have multiple options for PDF files.

For Example, I want all Files from one website to be downloaded and every File, that does not come from there, to be opened in firefox. I know the option "ask every time" exists, but is there an option to not choose manually what I want?

Asked by bellazi1002 14 hours ago