I had a real revelation on how you can shape your kids in tech potentially for life the other day, when my oldest son couldn’t get Firefox to work. I told him to try Internet Explorer, only to get asked, “What’s that?” What’s Internet Explorer? What’s Internet Explorer! The words of my eight year old [...]
I upgraded to Firefox 1.5 and soon after found all my work to make the browser save HTML pages using their title tags as the filename info had been lost. Sigh. And nope, there was no new built-in option that I could see in Firefox to make this happen. I sat down ready to do [...]
One I need to remember to download – ScreenGrab, a Firefox plug-in that Philip pointed out, useful for making screenshots of web pages without having to scroll.
Part of getting the new computer going was getting Firefox to save page titles again. The full detailed method I explained before is here. But since I didn’t have WinZip installed yet on the machine, I tried this instead:
An annoyance was that Firefox can’t make MHT files. But spotted here and here, the MAF extension provides a similar feature that supports all-in-one rollup that Firefox and IE can both read.
One of the biggest reasons I left Netscape Navigator for Internet Explorer years ago was because IE allowed me to save pages using their HTML title tags as the page’s file name. I like having this long, descriptive title for the files I save. In contrast, Firefox — like Netscape before it — usually uses [...]
So importing my bookmarks from Internet Explorer into Firefox was easy — but then my history of saved password information for some of the key places I go to wasn’t part of this. Ugh. But no fear, I quickly found an article explaining that File|Import lets me bring these over — along with cookies, past [...]