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Odin2
 
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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 11:48 am

My about:addons page lists RightToClick as enabled. Yet RightTo Click is no longer listed at https://addons.mozilla.org/. Why?

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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 12:06 pm

From some posts I came across, it looks like the extension wasn't compatible with Electrolysis, and the author had removed the extension.

Will this do? https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... -and-copy/

Note: this will break some websites, according to the reviews.

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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 12:50 pm

Thanks, Mark. I guess there was a failure somewhere that resulted in the persistence of the listing of RightToClick as an enabled extension.

I have checked out the alternative you mentioned, and as you warned it does seem problematic for some sites. Instead I've installed Happy Right-Click, which does not seem to have the same issues.

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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 1:32 pm

An Extension does not need to be listed at say addons.mozilla.org in order for it to be installed in Firefox.

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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 4:23 pm

James, I'm aware of that. One would expect, however, that an extension that is no longer functional (and removed from addons.mozilla.org) would not continue to be listed as enabled in a user's about:addons.

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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 5:24 pm

Why? if it still works with that version then no problems. Obviously when the apocalypse happens it will be disabled
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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 5:47 pm

malliz wrote:when the apocalypse happens


They remove 'Legacies' from Extensions and put them in the Guantanamo Bay Option, from there one can exterminate with extreme prejudice.
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Post Posted October 13th, 2017, 6:56 pm

right click and copy?

stylish and
* {-moz-user-select: text !important;}


right-to-click was a context menu enabler, this is bit different.

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Post Posted October 14th, 2017, 3:14 am

You can simply hold down the Shift key while right-clicking to bring up Firefox's default context menu. This works whether sites try to disable it or replace it with their own custom menu. Test page.
Odin2 wrote:One would expect, however, that an extension that is no longer functional (and removed from addons.mozilla.org) would not continue to be listed as enabled in a user's about:addons.

I most definitely would not expect that. I'd be quite disturbed if Mozilla decided to mess with my add-ons that way.

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Post Posted October 14th, 2017, 9:26 am

hold down the Shift key while right-clicking to bring up Firefox's default context menu

Cool. Thanks.
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