Questions related to extensions or plugins that enable, disable or extend the functionality of Mozilla Firefox

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Macro hotkey for “Save Image As…” in Firefox?

Relevant PC info: Windows 7 64bit Firefox (latest) Logitech g710+ Keyboard with Logitech Gaming software Right now, I have to: Hover over an image right-click Click "Save Image As.." Click ...
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Automatically go through pages download filtered links on a site

With DownThemAll! I can download all the links on a given page and I can filter them. lets say the site is www.google.com and I want to grab all the search results. I set up a filter: /search?q= ...
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Firefox option to paste plain text into HTML inputs, similar to paste special?

This is something that's been annoying me for a while. With the current trend towards "rich web applications" it seems that some application developers are doing something funky with textarea elements ...
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How to prevent Firefox to add particular sites to history? [duplicate]

When I look into my Firefox history trying to find a page I've visited recently, the history is usually overwhelmed with google.com search, GMail, Google+ and Google Reader pages (and some other pages ...
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Make firefox to not ask to remember password

I have LastPass installed in Firefox which works fine, still Firefox asks me to remember password on many websites. How do I disable this feature? I want Firefox to not prompt for password because ...
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Setup Firefox to save .pages as .zip automatically

What do I want to do? I would like Firefox to save files with the .pages extension as .zip files automatically. Scenario You are browsing through your emails and you notice your friend just sent ...
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How to save down currently displayed HTML page - Firefox?

I have a webpage that I need to save down. I load the page with AutoPager. But saving large pages loaded with AutoPager just won't work. (see my Q) What I see on the page would be perfect (in HTML, ...
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Why are the older add-ons not compatible with new versions of Firefox? [closed]

I have been having this issue since I was a kid. Why does this happen? Which part of Firefox changes that makes it "Uncompatible" with an add-on which is just 0.0.1 version older than the new one. ...
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Adblock Plus list to block social networking elements

I'm looking for an Adblock list that would block all the social network "sharing" links, Facebook Like buttons, Facebook iframes, Twitter counters, etc. Basically, all these social networking elements ...
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How do I set the computer to auto shutdown or standby / sleep after all downloads finish?

The 'Auto Shutdown computer after all downloads finish' extension that I used for Firefox 3.6 - Auto Shutdown 3.6.2D by InBasic , does not work with Firefox 4 or higher, even if I tweaked it to force ...
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right-click “mouse gestures” on touchpad

Most touchpads support drag-and-drop (dragging with the mouse left button) using a double-tap action. Many useful software add-ons (like Firefox FireGestures) define complex gestures based on ...
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Send a custom HTTP header to one certain host only

Is there a way (Firefox add-on or about:config setting) to send a custom HTTP header for requests to a certain host? Example: Send the header Foobar: true if (and only if) I request a resource from ...
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Increasing the number of history items in firefox's history panel

Firefox displays the 15 most recently visited sites in its history panel (cf. figure). I'd like to see more, so I can easily scroll through that list rather than having to click "Show All History". I ...
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How can I duplicate a Firefox tab including the history with a keyboard shortcut?

Problem I want to do as much as possible with keyboard shortcuts in Firefox. One operation I still can't do with a keyboard shortcut is duplicating a tab while keeping the history. What I have ...
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Browser which can access only one website? [closed]

I have a web based back-office application for my company. I am hiring a new employee and want to give them access to the application, but they are not allowed to use a traditional web browser (for ...
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Block single page with NoScript?

I use a page with a very annoying alert onLoad, I'd like to block JavaScript on that site (it's http://example.com/home.jsf), but I need JS to use the rest of the web-app. Can I block scripts only on ...
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How to open DownThemAll! in a tab?

How to make the DownThemAll! Firefox extension open in a new tab instead of a separate window?
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Can a website owner/mods tell which addon you are using, like the auto refresh addon?

I know there is a similar question but this is different and I did NOT get an answer from that question.. Anyways here goes.. I use the addon auto-refresher on firefox and recently got a message from ...
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Quick Enable and Quick Disable extensions for Fifefox?

I need to enable and disable Roboform Addon quickly so I need something like this on Chrome : ...
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Major FIREFOX Redirect Error Problem (Error Code 11156)

I would appreciate some help please. When I try to log into some website, im being redirected to the members only page (e.g. dashboard, main account, etc) but instead of successfully landing there as ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields [closed]

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...
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Quick Scroll for Firefox

Is there an equivalent to the Chrome Quick Scroll add-on for Firefox? https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/okanipcmceoeemlbjnmnbdibhgpbllgc This is a killer feature of the Chrome browsing ...
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How mozilla decides to offer me an ESR download insdead of regular version?

I have noticed something strange , when using IE11 Dev images from modern.ie website . When i navigate to Firefox Download page , and click a Download button , the version i am being offered is an ...
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How to export a single Firefox extension as an installable xpi file? [duplicate]

Once upon a time I have installed an extension, that is no longer available: YouTube Smart Pause . Is there any way to export this extension back into the xpi file, so I can give it to my friends? ...
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Vimperator; how to hide scrollbars on tabbar?

Since the release of the latest version of firefox, I've been having an issue where Vimperator will show scrollbars on its tab-bar. I can't find any relevant options in Vimperator's docs or via ...
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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...
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How to tell NoScript to allow Clearly on all websites?

I'm using NoScript extension in Firefox for browsing. I'm also a big fan of Evernote-Clearly extension. But it seems that NoScript blocks Clearly from doing its task on all websites. The work ...
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Save all open windows/tabs? [duplicate]

Is there any way in Firefox, or any browser for that matter to save all open tabs/windows to disk? I don't mean to save the state of windows and tabs I have open, bur rather to automatically save all ...
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Firefox extension to save tabs? [closed]

I'm looking for some Firefox (4 or 5) extension to save a group of tabs (better if can be done directly in Panorama view). What I mean by "Save tabs" is not to restore them when Firefox starts. I ...
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How to save all tabs in a FireFox window? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I'm researching on a software issue (i.e. a bug that I most likely created), I google a lot and so have a lot of tabs open in FireFox. I don't use IE :) But FireFox only allows me to ...
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Is it possible to launch Firefox with a set of add-ons using command line?

I'm looking for a way to launch Firefox with a set of specified add-ons using command line. E.g. $ firefox --plugin-list=/home/user/addons/quickjava-2.0.4-fx.xpi,\ ...
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Printedit like extensions that allow for storing a page layout?

I want to print out my github code to review it. Therefore I use Print Edit. Problem is, for every github code page, I need to rechoose the areas I want printed, which becomes tiresome. Are there ...
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Hack for running multiple iMacros in random fashion

I have 20 iMacros (for browser) and they are specific to different URLs. I run these macros one after another, and then repeat or loop all of them 10 times. But within that loop, i need those 20 ...
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Can I apply a style to all website with stylish?

I am using the add-on stylish in Firefox 8.0. I particularly like a plain style and I want to apply to all website. Can I do that? I tried *.com and it doesn't work.
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how to see pdf files in firefox window without disabling IDM

when i tried to open any pdf files in firedox browser .. internet download manager captures it's link and show promt screen to download that file .i want to open that pdf file in browser itself ...
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chrome/firefox extension that fixes google search links

Is there any extension for a browser that allows you to change the structure of links in google search, so that it doesn't look like this: ...
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Stop automatic video play in firefox

Is there a way to let embedded videos (primarily flash, but I'd prefer something that will also work with HTML5 video) automatically background load; but not start playing until explicitly started? ...
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Firefox or Chrome SVN Client

Is there any fully function SVN client for firefox or chrome? Actually I have a lot of work on svn and internet so I am looking for some sort of addon of firefox or chrome which allows me to access ...
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How to install deprecated Firefox addon?

Is there a way to install a deprecated addon in Firefox? I remember doing it in Firefox 3 - can't remember how I did it exactly :(
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Are Firefox addons a security risk and if so, how can I block Firefox addons for certain websites?

For example I don’t want any addons being active when I do online banking. Is there an option in Firefox or an addon which allows for deactivating addons for a list of websites?
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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
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Firefox extension to that add rename feature to download dialog

Is there a Firefox extension that add a rename feature (for example a textbox) to Firefox's Download Dialog ?
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How to examine source code of Firefox extension before installing it?

Is there a convenient way to examine the source code for a Firefox extension before installing it? (There is a Chrome extension that offers this functionality, though I have not used it, and cannot ...
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How to redock the Firebug panel, Windows 7 64 bit

I did not know where I should ask this question. I somehow undocked firebug 1.11.4 but cannot redock it and it is so hard to use as a floating panel. I have googled this and found I am not the only ...
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where is the Firefox DownThemAll userdata stored?

I want to export the list of file-names and corresponding information like URLs of the files I have downloaded using DownThemAll (DTA). But as far as I know, it doesn't have this feature. So I want ...
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How to see a list of all installed Firefox extensions and export it?

I was wondering if there is a functionality or maybe another addon for Firefox were I can export all my addons into a simple list - preferably txt or html. I mean only the names because I start to ...
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Firefox won't play Youtube videos anymore

I use Firefox as default browser on my Mac. For some reason I can't play Youtube videos anymore. Facebook videos work, and Youtube videos play fine in Safari. If I restart with all addons disabled, it ...
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faster alternative to firefox tab groups

I had about 200 tabs open in about 15 tab groups. Needless to say, Firefox wasn't lightning fast (even with the "don't load tabs until selected" option checked). The solution that dramatically ...
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Firefox Plugin to highlight text and send to another person

I downloaded a Firefox plugin a few months ago which allowed me to highlight text on a web page. It would also generate a unique copy of the marked-up page and store it somewhere in the cloud. A URL ...
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Need a Firefox-addon to save a selected text as `.txt` file

Need a Firefox-addon to save a selected text as *.txt file. Is there a Firefox plugin for that? Operating system is Windows XP.