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Need help using menu-less Firefox
« on: July 01, 2018, 06:38:15 am »
I've just started using Peppermint 9 32 bit on a Lenovo SL500 ThinkPad. I've not used web apps such as the ICE apps and I'm having issues learning how to navigate a Firefox page without the usual navigation tools such as previous page, next page ...etc. For instance, I open my Google Drive site and select a spreadsheet file from a directory. After the file loads I can't see how to get back to my Google Drive folders. Is there a tutorial that will explain how to do this.

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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2018, 08:31:36 am »
Top left of the page is 3 horizontal lines.  Click on that and it will bring up a menu to navigate around Google docs.  If you right click on a page, you get the option to go backwards and forwards one page.  Other than that there is not much else to do in Google.
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2018, 09:34:45 am »
And/Or see these keyboard shortcuts
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly

Also hitting the Alt key on it's own (in Firefox SSB's) will display the Firefox menu bar .. where theretically you could add bookmarks or plugins into your SSB.
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2018, 10:25:43 am »
Top left of the page is 3 horizontal lines.  Click on that and it will bring up a menu to navigate around Google docs.  If you right click on a page, you get the option to go backwards and forwards one page.  Other than that there is not much else to do in Google.

On my pages at the top left is the Firefox logo. Right clicking a page brings up a menu, but no navigation links. If I'm in a spreadsheet the right-click menu is related to the spreadsheet only.

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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2018, 10:29:41 am »
Hit Ctrl+] (that's a square bracket BTW) to go back a page.

You can see the keyboard shortcuts for Firefox at the link above ;)
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2018, 10:39:26 am »
In say a Google spreadsheet, you can also click the Green document icon (top left).

Where you will find the 3 line (hamburger) symbol.
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2018, 10:45:54 am »
The hamburger is what I meant :)  Does this help?

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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2018, 03:13:02 pm »
Another method to bring up navigational buttons is to right-click somewhere in the SSB's window, which brings up a menu with the navigational buttons. This works in regular Firefox also.

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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2018, 09:45:13 am »
Top left of the page is 3 horizontal lines.  Click on that and it will bring up a menu to navigate around Google docs.  If you right click on a page, you get the option to go backwards and forwards one page.  Other than that there is not much else to do in Google.

On my pages at the top left is the Firefox logo. Right clicking a page brings up a menu, but no navigation links. If I'm in a spreadsheet the right-click menu is related to the spreadsheet only.

I would perhaps, suggest opening your spreadsheet by right clicking on the title of the one you want, then "Open In A New Window" that way you still have access to the main google drive page in a tiled fashion...

I am also getting used to the ICE navigation and finding I enjoy it...
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2018, 09:55:08 am »
I've just started using Peppermint 9 32 bit on a Lenovo SL500 ThinkPad. I've not used web apps such as the ICE apps and I'm having issues learning how to navigate a Firefox page without the usual navigation tools such as previous page, next page ...etc. For instance, I open my Google Drive site and select a spreadsheet file from a directory. After the file loads I can't see how to get back to my Google Drive folders. Is there a tutorial that will explain how to do this.

Also, depending upon the nature of the SSB... I sometimes choose to make the Firefox tool bar remain visible. Especially on SSBs where access to bookmarks are helpful.
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ALT >  VIEW > TOOLBARS or SIDEBAR > click your choices... 
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Re: Need help using menu-less Firefox
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2018, 12:04:46 pm »
I've just started using Peppermint 9 32 bit on a Lenovo SL500 ThinkPad. ... ...

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