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Please advise how to change the Firefox icon in the Windows task bar

... if this is even possible? Has there been an influx of blue as the preferred icon color the latest years? With somewhat degraded eyes, this has started to become a p… (read more)

... if this is even possible?

Has there been an influx of blue as the preferred icon color the latest years?

With somewhat degraded eyes, this has started to become a problem for me.

I want to have Firefox Developer edition installed, but I have to settle for the standard edition. Why ? Because the standard edition has a distinct orange icon. I am not able to quick glance at the task bar and see the difference between what window is Firefox Dev (blue icon), Outlook (blue icon), VSCode (blue icon), Azure Data Studio (blue icon), WebStorm (blue icon), 1Password (blue icon) or MS Edge (blue icon).

My problem is that my web browser (in this case Firefox) is the application I most often switch back and forth between and the struggle is real... I have to spend a lot of time looking at the task bar to acuatlly be able to see what icon is Firefox Developer Edition.

I don't need this as a feature in Firefox, necessarily, just some tips or tricks if there is any icons in the program folder e.g. I can swap out.

Asked by Oskar Emil Skeide 4 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago

Can I direct Firefox directly to wireless modem AND keep W10 workgroup on wired ethernet?

We have a W10 workgroup using an unmanaged switch to hook 5 PC's together through hardwire ethernet. The switch is also the access point to the internet "modem". I would… (read more)

We have a W10 workgroup using an unmanaged switch to hook 5 PC's together through hardwire ethernet. The switch is also the access point to the internet "modem".

I would like to cause the PCs to use wifi to access the modem ONLY for internet and Thunderbird, with the workgroup remaining on the wired system.

With both "networks" enabled in W10 the PCs are automatically defaulting to whichever method was enabled 1st. I have no idea how or if I can "split" the flow and cause FF and Tbird ONLY to use wifi.

Asked by alitkowiak 1 week ago

Last reply by Piterk 1 week ago

zoom without changing layout

Hi, how can I zoom in and out on websites without changing any display or layout? For example, on some sites, zooming changes the layout of the text so that it all fits o… (read more)

Hi, how can I zoom in and out on websites without changing any display or layout? For example, on some sites, zooming changes the layout of the text so that it all fits on the screen. Or zooming on some sites doesn't affect the size of the images, only the text. How can I zoom in so as to see the page in its original layout but with a wider view, thus preserving the scales of all the elements (as if I were zooming in on a picture) ? (in the screen below, zooming change the relative scale of the elements) Thank you for your help.

Asked by Blobitomousse 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Is there a way to make the search bar suggestions fit on the screen?

I own an S23 and I'd like to know if there's a way to make the browser suggestions fit on the screen. I've added two images to help explain what's going on. The first ima… (read more)

I own an S23 and I'd like to know if there's a way to make the browser suggestions fit on the screen. I've added two images to help explain what's going on. The first image shows Firefox, where the suggestion doesn't fit on the screen, whereas on Brave, if the suggestion is too long, it adjusts to the space. Thanks.

Asked by JJ 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

Youtube not showing full video title when hovering if tab is not focused

While hovering over a Youtube video it shows the full video title as "hover text" if the tab is focused. However, if something else, even another Firefox window is focuse… (read more)

While hovering over a Youtube video it shows the full video title as "hover text" if the tab is focused. However, if something else, even another Firefox window is focused hovering no longer shows anything. Is there some kind of setting to change that? I figured it could be browser and Youtube specific because Chrome shows it on Youtube even when not focused, but neither browser shows it on Google search for example, but I'm not sure.

Asked by tomipir2000 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Feature request in Reading mode

I would like to request a feature for reading mode. If we could flip page like Kindle book, instead of page scroll, especially in reading mode, it will be great! BTW I h… (read more)

I would like to request a feature for reading mode. If we could flip page like Kindle book, instead of page scroll, especially in reading mode, it will be great!

BTW I have chosen to use Mozilla Firefox instead of chrome because of this reading mode feature. Thank you for this great feature!

Asked by p_achalam 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 3 weeks ago

version 56. 0 32 bit windows 10 version with older version auto fill pencil

I am trying to get a older version 56.0 32 bit to use autofill on a site that has been working but now blocked it. The site is NICS site to do a background check it will… (read more)

I am trying to get a older version 56.0 32 bit to use autofill on a site that has been working but now blocked it. The site is NICS site to do a background check it will load and on the second page after about three min. a message pops up and states something like not allowed is there a way i can change setting to get the old version to allow this ? I also use the same setup to do a military lending act check and it has also been blocked in the past few weeks. The new version will work but i can't use autofill i don't care what version i use i just need the autofill.

Asked by jackspawnandgun 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Copy pasting URL doesn't make a clickable link to the website, but instead the URL as string of text

On Edge or other search engines I've been able to highlight, copy and past a web address where the pasted result is a clickable link to the website, but this doesn't work… (read more)

On Edge or other search engines I've been able to highlight, copy and past a web address where the pasted result is a clickable link to the website, but this doesn't work for Firefox. I have looked through the settings and other questions online, but found no solution, from what I can see people more often ask about the opposite issue to mine. Is this a limitation of the search engine or am I dumb?

Asked by Frank Scraprobot 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 3 weeks ago

Import password csv file from Roboform to Firefox

I'm trying to import a password csv file generated by Roboform into firefox password editor. I've exported the csv file from Roboform but when I try to import to the Fir… (read more)

I'm trying to import a password csv file generated by Roboform into firefox password editor. I've exported the csv file from Roboform but when I try to import to the Firefox password page I get: "Incorrect or missing column headers. Make sure the file includes columns for username, password and URL". The csv file does have column headings. Is there a way to do this?

Asked by cmcconnaha 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Sidebar: how to keep it from uninvitedly appearing

Hi all; the subject line pretty much sopeaks for itself. Lately (within the past few days), whenever I open a new webpage, the sidebar appears. Until now it would only ap… (read more)

Hi all; the subject line pretty much sopeaks for itself. Lately (within the past few days), whenever I open a new webpage, the sidebar appears. Until now it would only appear when I wanted it to, but now it's doing it on its own and it's annoying as ****. I've tried everything I can think of to stop this, so I'm giving you all the outstanding opportunity to help me remedy this aggravation. Many great thanks in advance!

Asked by fummunda 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Disable insertion of <br> automatically

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag <br> in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this onl… (read more)

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag <br> in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this only in firefox. Chrome and Edge do not add this tag automatically. Thank you for you support. Kind regards, Cristiano

Asked by cristianoinaciolemes 1 month ago

Last reply by tomfinn7781 3 weeks ago

I selected duck duck go search engine but my phone defaults to Bing every time. How can I eliminate Bing? I

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I elimin… (read more)

I'm trying to search and selected my preferred search engine. Default selected is duckduckgo. But every time I search it jumps to Bing. Not my preference. How do I eliminate Bing from this phone?

Asked by Carden 1 month ago

Last reply by L. M. 4 weeks ago

Browser re-sizing on start up

When I open the application it loads as a small window that I have to maximize to make it full screen. It never used to do this so I need some help to fix this. I've take… (read more)

When I open the application it loads as a small window that I have to maximize to make it full screen. It never used to do this so I need some help to fix this. I've taken a quick look through settings etc and can't see anything wrong...

Asked by matt_parker 1 month ago

Last reply by firefox2801 1 month ago

How Can I get Tab Like Desktop PC (Like Image)

Hello Expert, I need android Tab like Desktop. I found this feature in older version Firefox that is 68.0.0. But I want it in New updated Firefox. Please see the image… (read more)

Hello Expert, I need android Tab like Desktop. I found this feature in older version Firefox that is 68.0.0. But I want it in New updated Firefox.

Please see the image that is Firefox 68.00 android version.

Asked by Mizan Rahman (Mizan) 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 month ago

Enquiry On Force Update Firefox

Does anyone possess expertise in executing a forced update for Firefox within the user's profile directory located at "AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox"? It would be advanta… (read more)

Does anyone possess expertise in executing a forced update for Firefox within the user's profile directory located at "AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox"? It would be advantageous to employ a PowerShell script for rectifying this issue. It appears that certain users are not frequently opening Firefox, thus impeding the automatic update process.

Asked by slimmonkey 1 month ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 1 month ago

Having more details of the inspected element in the tool-tip

Hi there, thanks for your attention I'm a web developer and new to using firefox. I was using chrome for years and now just because firefox on android let's us install ad… (read more)

Hi there, thanks for your attention I'm a web developer and new to using firefox. I was using chrome for years and now just because firefox on android let's us install add-on like it's desktop version I'm switching to firefox. as a developer I need to learn about the features firefox offers to developers or ask for any features that are missing right now, so my current issue is about the pictures I will attach. I want to have more information about the element that I'm inspecting right in the tool-tip over it for example it's active font-family or things like that. It took me sometime to figure out how to find the active font of the target element thanks to This post. but in chrome it's showed in the tool-tip.

Asked by Matty 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago