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Post Posted November 14th, 2017, 3:05 pm

I have Firefox 57.0 (64 bit)
Is the desk cut add on available for Quantum?
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Post Posted November 15th, 2017, 7:25 am

The Desk cut is a very handy add on. Is it compatible with Firefox 57.0
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Post Posted November 15th, 2017, 12:02 pm

What is deskcut|desk cut?
URL?
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Post Posted November 15th, 2017, 4:15 pm

I sincerely hope the Desk Cut add on is made compatible with 57.0 very soon. It is cumbersome to copy and paste the page address in my IE browser to perform this function.

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 5:56 am

I'm not aware of any replacement. As an alternative, first restore the window (so that it's not maximized and the desktop is visible). Then click the icon on the left side of the address in the location bar, and drag it onto the desktop.

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 5:59 am

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 9:25 am

Gingerbread Man wrote:I'm not aware of any replacement. As an alternative, first restore the window (so that it's not maximized and the desktop is visible). Then click the icon on the left side of the address in the location bar, and drag it onto the desktop.


Thanks that is way better than copy and paste =D>

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 4:16 pm

Problem is, you just explained how to put a link on the Desktop which will just clutter it up enormously. If you need to categorize or organize lots of links, it is still a royal PIA to put the link where you want it to end up. I wish something will come along and do what DeskCut did. It is, by far, my most used add-on in FF

I keep folders for cooking/food, mechanical, computer, (politics), weather, music, tons of other, and my OS installs us partitions. Sending all to Desktop would soon fill the partition I allowed for the OS

We NEED something equivalent to DeskCut in Firefox as useful as the Internet Exploder version of 'create shortcut'

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