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Post Posted October 20th, 2017, 9:11 am

custom.firefox.lady wrote:
shellye5 wrote:The SoM4x does not work on folders
Maybe you can fix it soon.


I never said that it did. Did you try 3.1.1a1?


Today's FF58 works with SoM 3.1.1a1
Thank you

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Post Posted October 20th, 2017, 11:07 am

RE: Firefox 56.0 64 Bit on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Linux)

Stay-Open Menu will not install. ](*,) Says incompatible.
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Post Posted October 20th, 2017, 5:23 pm

tecknomage wrote:RE: Firefox 56.0 64 Bit on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Linux)

Stay-Open Menu will not install. ](*,) Says incompatible.

What version of stayopen are you trying to install? Version 3.0.2 from AMO *is* incompatible. There is a compatible version listed in the first post:
viewtopic.php?f=48&t=633732
You'd need to use 3.1.1a1 for Firefox 56.

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Post Posted October 23rd, 2017, 7:47 am

Thanks, the XPI worked.
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Post Posted November 14th, 2017, 9:11 am

Just to check I have understood this correctly ...

Have received the FF 57 update, and changed the about:config key for bookmark menus to stay open on middle click. Thanks so much for getting this into core Firefox.

But there's no way to have stay-open-on-middle-click on History menus in standard Firefox 57, or in the location bar dropdown other than running Nightly with the option to enable legacy extensions - is that correct? (Not so bothered about the History menus, but would really like the stay-open-on-middle-click in the location bar dropdown.)

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Post Posted November 14th, 2017, 1:04 pm

@DavidGB - yes, you understand correctly. I think there's a webextension called UndoCloseTab or something like that which is being recommended as an alternative to keeping the History Menu open. And the location bar dropdown functionality is wanted in Bug 1364415. I might at some future time attempt to get that one fixed too. Feel free to follow the bug, just don't spam it.

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Post Posted November 14th, 2017, 1:24 pm

OK. Thanks.

As I said, I'm not really bothered about the history part, just the location bar. Ironically this might push me back towards Chrome, where I use an add-on that provides a newtab page that (among other things) implements the Firefox location bar (mixing results from search, bookmarks, history and open tabs, and using the database setup and sorting algorithm Firefox uses for location bar results) ... and it keeps the dropdown open when selecting with middle-click. And it otherwise replicates layout and functions from the Firefox newtab page which Firefox has lost with the new FF57 newtab - to my considerable regret.

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