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Missing Items In Right Click Menu In Firefox


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#1 floyd

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 10:47 AM

When I go to a certain website and try to download a file the instructions say, to right click on download link and select “save target as…”

I have no problem doing this in IE7, but in Firefox that selection is not available in the right click menu. Any ideas how I can add it to the right click menu selections in Firefox?
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Posted 30 January 2007 - 03:24 PM

Can you give an example of a site where this happens? I think the answer is that Firefox uses different wording, but I cannot remember what it is - so I need to duplicate the process to find out.

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 04:50 PM

Sure Orange Blossom. It has video clips available for download and when you mouse over the link, it pops up an instruction to right click on it then select "Save target as". I notice though on any site when I right click on a link the "Save target as" option is not available in FF and is in IE. I was wondering if there is some way of editing the right click menu to add that option. It's not a terrible thing but I find it strange and am curious why and how to change it.
Try it yourself on any site or link see if you have the same result.
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Posted 30 January 2007 - 05:07 PM

In Firefox you Save Link As.

In Firefox,click Help,then click For Internet Explorer Users for more information on the differences between the browsers.
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Posted 30 January 2007 - 05:10 PM

Well, using a link on this page, the Firefox menu says "save link as" which is the one you should choose. If it is a file, different wording is used and the wording will change depending on the kind of file.

When I right click on an image, the menu I get includes: 'save link as' and 'save image as' - provided that the site has not blocked saving the image. Some do.

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