|Below is a listing of various tips that can be used with Mozilla Firefox. Some of the below tips may list a date next to them for the month and year that they were featured in our monthly tip section. If you’re looking for more general Internet tips you may also wish to visit our Internet tips section.
2/2009 – Hide / Tweak the Firefox download window
Remove that pesky download window that appears after downloading a file by adding the Firefox Download Statusbar Add-on to your browser. Alternatively editing the about:config settings as shown below can also disable this window from being displayed.
If you’ve hidden your download Window it can still viewed by clicking Tools and then Downloads or pressing Ctrl + J.
11/2008 – Select only certain text in an HTML table
Quickly and easily highlight only certain rows, columns, or cells of an HTML table by holding down the CTRL key on the keyboard and click each cell individually, clicking and dragging the mouse up or down a column, or dragging a mouse left or right on a row. For example, if you wanted to select the data in the below second column of the HTML table hold down the CTRL key and while holding down the key click the “Example 2” cell and drag down to “Four”. Once selected press CTRL + C to copy the data and paste it elsewhere.
5/2008 – Quickly bookmark a web page
Bookmark any web page form field and quickly access it from the browser address bar. Below is an example of how you could bookmark the Computer Hope search and quickly search for help anytime .
1. Right-click on the search box in the top left portion of this window.
Now in your address bar you can type: “CH ” and then anything you need help with. For example typing: “CH motherbaord” would open the search results for motherboard.
4/2008 – Undo closed tab
Oops did you mistakenly close a tab you didn’t want to close? Press CTRL + Shift + T to undo a close tab. Pressing this more than once will undo multiple closed tabs.
8/2007 – Quickly bookmark a web page
Quickly bookmark any web page in all major browsers by pressing CTRL + D on your keyboard. Pressing these two keys together will open the bookmarks or favorites for your browser and allow you to quickly place a bookmark for the page you’re currently at. For example, pressing the two keys now would bookmark this page.
5/2007 – Internet browser bookmarks
Sort your Internet browser favorites or bookmarks in alphabetical name order by following the below steps.
Firefox: Click Bookmarks and within bookmarks click your right mouse button and select Sort by Name.
4/2007 – Bookmark search engines
Bookmark almost any search engine and have the capability of using it anywhere by following the below simple steps.
2/2007 – Get to the address bar using your keyboard
8/2005 – Mozilla Firefox
Quickly save any media including embedded content to an alternate source by right-clicking on a page click “View Page Info”, click the Media tab, locate the media file you wish to save and click the Save As button.
4/2005 – Mozilla Firefox
Some quick tips for Mozilla Firefox users. First, quickly access the full configuration menu in Firefox by typing “about:config” in the address bar. In this window you can change a lot of different settings. Second, quickly open a new tab by pressing CTRL + T. Third, press and hold CTRL + # where # is 1 – 9 to switch between tabs in the open window. Finally, hold down CTRL while clicking a link to open that link in a tab or hold SHIFT while clicking a link to open that link in a new window.
2/2005 – Quickly scroll using the space bar
Quickly scroll one page at a time in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox by pressing the spacebar. Move backup a page at a time by pressing shift + spacebar.
1/2005 – Full screen Internet
Make your Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox the full screen without all the toolbars by pressing the F11 key. To restore the window back to how it was press F11 again.
10/2004 – Mozilla Firefox
Open all your daily visited web pages in two clicks. First, create a folder in your bookmarks that contains the web pages you visit daily. Once created you can right-click that folder and click “Open in Tabs” to get all your favorites in the folder opened in a new tab in the current window.
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