MozillaZine


user manual of about:config options

Discuss building things with or for the Mozilla Platform.
otavioc
 
Posts: 6
Joined: November 10th, 2022, 12:29 pm

Post Posted November 13th, 2022, 8:15 am

Hello all, is there any user manual of about:config options?
I'm trying to change the default "mozilla.pdf" when saving a web page to PDF. I add two new options: "print.printer_Mozilla_Save_to_PDF.print_to_file" --> "~/Work/file.pdf" and "print.printer_Mozilla_Save_to_PDF.print_to_filename" --> "~/Work/file.pdf" and restart firefox but they are NOT working. Could anyone give me a help please? thank you, Otavio
PS: The about:config editor apparently suggests that the creation of new entries are possible, but surely they should be implemented in the firefox code...

BruceAWittmeier

User avatar
 
Posts: 3055
Joined: June 9th, 2008, 10:53 am
Location: Near 37.501685 -80.147967

Post Posted November 14th, 2022, 6:05 pm

As jscher2000 indicates it is only "fairly complete" and without explanation but might help.
Once you know the name you can likely find the acceptable setting somewhere on the web.

You can enter about:about and obtain the category settings.

Start here:
https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1173278
and look here:
https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/s ... nit/all.js

This is an old listing but some are deprecated, removed and others may not be current.
I have not seen and not aware of a current listing but post if you find one.

You will need to cut and paste this link due to the colon.
Code: Select all
https://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries
I often take a long windy road to my destination. Upon arrival, I wonder how I missed the shortcut.

otavioc
 
Posts: 6
Joined: November 10th, 2022, 12:29 pm

Post Posted November 15th, 2022, 7:03 am

It seems updated documentation about about:config entries was searched before... :-) Thank you, Bruce

Return to Mozilla Development


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest