Non-tips in the tips thread

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Post Posted December 16th, 2004, 10:26 am

Doug Weller wrote:Opera does that. But I'm confused, I don't need to use slash to find something, I just start typing and the find bar at the bottom opens and starts searching.
Only if you have checked the box under Options-->Advanced-->Accessibility. If left uncheckedwill start it either finding any text or links only depending on if u use a slash / or an apostrophe '


Post Posted December 23rd, 2004, 1:01 am

I love these tricks.

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Post Posted December 23rd, 2004, 8:48 pm

Regarding thomas7g tip which does have merit, rather than changing those values indiscriminately, see the original, detailed & comprehensive thread here

Tip: If you experience a lag after clicking a link or bookmark you might consider disabling IPv6 by typing "about:config" into the address bar and changing the pref network.dns.disableIPv6 to a value of "true".


Post Posted January 1st, 2005, 3:04 pm

Do anyone know , why when composing email on Yahoo , it doesnt show the smileys or font color?


Post Posted January 7th, 2005, 6:23 am

I love this


Post Posted January 7th, 2005, 8:15 pm

Wow! Wow! Wow - firefox just keeps getting better and better for me :)

Don't think this tip is there yet (apologies if I missed it and am repeating) -

If you have visited a site before you can, instead of typing a complete url into the address bar (eg you can just type the main/first word (eg google) it'll "wrap" it for you.


Post Posted January 7th, 2005, 11:17 pm

It will be much convenient if you could made a flash version to demostrate these functions! that is really easy to understand worldwide!

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Post Posted January 8th, 2005, 10:43 am

Hmmm, a Flash plugin, they said please don't ask questions... If I don't create a new thread about then you should

Click on the "Google" logo in the search bar, and you'll get a choice of search engines. You can add "Ask Jeeves" by visiting the Firefox Page.
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Post Posted January 12th, 2005, 8:18 am

Skittles wrote:Tip: If you wish to remove an item from your Address Bar Drop down menu, Highlight it WITHOUT CLICKING and use Shift+Delete
Does not work in Linux. :(

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Post Posted January 13th, 2005, 9:35 am

does anyone here just talk in understandable words?? i am having trouble installing "user friendly firefox" from a cd. can someone give me some help??

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Post Posted January 13th, 2005, 10:10 am

I'll get started on it.
Any thoughts on how to organize?
I'm thinking of starting with mouse, keyboard and so on.


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Post Posted January 13th, 2005, 1:29 pm

mavau it looks very nice :) Thisis how you format knowledgebase articles; I can do it for you after you finish, if you don't want to read the page.

Edit: Fixing link
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nice boy

Post Posted January 14th, 2005, 8:00 am

Press F13 to overide Popup controll


Post Posted January 14th, 2005, 6:16 pm

ALT+D moves the focus on the address bar

CTRL+F5 refreshes the page without accessign the file cache


Post Posted January 16th, 2005, 8:50 pm

pressing down 'ctrl' on your keyboard while using the scroll button on the mouse will zoom in and out on the text on a webpage.

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