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Post Posted October 30th, 2005, 3:46 am

hello, i'm running 1.0.7 and Ff will prompt and save passwords for all EXCEPT yahoo mail. there's no auto fill as i start to type either. any clues? tom t

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Post Posted October 30th, 2005, 4:44 am

t0mt wrote:hello, i'm running 1.0.7 and Ff will prompt and save passwords for all EXCEPT yahoo mail. there's no auto fill as i start to type either. any clues? tom t


its a security feature at Yahool ... most mail sites, many bank and credit sites, do not alllow the password manager to save your password info ... since once you type your user ID and password and press login ... the info is deleted before the password manager is allowed to copied (store) the info .... (actually, at many, its deleted as you typed)

A work around is roboform ....

RoboForm: Password Manager, Form Filler, Password Generator, Fill & Save Forms
http://www.roboform.com/
You will also need to download the RoboForm Adapter for Firefox .... you will need to download a new one for each new version of firefox ...
http://www.roboform.com/browsers.html#browser_mozilla
also ...
from a post by the-edmeister
there really is no way to 'manage' that info. You choose to either not save the info or save it; if you save it, you can delete incorect or mis-typed entries by hitting <Ctrl+Delete>. That's really the only 'management' available in the "vanila-Firefox".
Extensions available for setting up form information:
InformEnter extension adds a small, clickable icon next to every input field in a web form, from where you can select the item to be inserted - no typing required. You can configure it to display your frequently used information such as name, email, address
https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/m ... php?id=673
Author's homepage for this extension
http://informenter.mozdev.org/
AutoFill extension is a semi-faithful recreation of Google's IE Autofill function in Mozilla Firefox (with some additional features).
https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/m ... php?id=184
Author's homepage for this extension.
http://autofill.mozdev.org/

later, Richard
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Post Posted October 31st, 2005, 3:30 am

thanks. i do find that opera does save it. t
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