Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

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Daemon23
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Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by Daemon23 » Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:51 pm

I'm using iMacros for Firefox.

I'm trying to toggle print.always_print_silent from false to true in about:config.
Is this possible with iMacros for Firefox? I can't seem to figure this out.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by chivracq » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:56 am

Interesting question, I thought..., I give it a try, "about:config" is indeed just a TAB with content and interaction from the Firefox perspective, iMacros should be able to catch the interaction in REC-Mode, but it doesn't come any further than ... see below... in all REC-Modes...:

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ONDIALOG POS=1 BUTTON=OK CONTENT=_New-Value_
URL GOTO=about:config
Search => "Print" is not caught by any REC-Mode...
EVENT-Mode doesn't record any Scrolling, nor does X/Y-REC-Mode...

Double-Click/Enter/Right-Click+Modify on the selected Setting are not recorded...

(And btw, I didn't have your "print.always_print_silent" Setting in my FF 'about:config' (FF v22), so I tried with some other Setting...)
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- I don't even read the Qt if that (required) Info is not mentioned...!
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Daemon23
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Re: Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by Daemon23 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:36 pm

chivracq wrote:Interesting question, I thought..., I give it a try



Thanks for trying. print.always_print_silent is a setting I added as a work around because imacros for firefox can't handle the print pop up box. Set it to true and it skips the pop up. Only problem is it will always use the last printer settings and the computer is used by several people to print from different printers. Guess I'll just have to remember to change the settings when the macro is done. Just thought it would be nice to have it done for me :)
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Re: Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by garyst1981 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:14 am

for what is worth, about:config doesn't work with Imacros because it is not a website. It doesnt have HTML code at all and due iMacros work with that, that's why
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Daemon23
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Re: Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by Daemon23 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:12 pm

If anyone else cares, all I had to do was create a new firefox profile and set it to ignore print popup, add a desktop shortcut pointing to the profile and have iMacros close the browser when the macro is done. I really love iMacros!
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Re: Can I edit about:config with iMacros?

Post by wviswildandwonderful » Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:27 am

Daemon23 wrote:If anyone else cares, all I had to do was create a new firefox profile and set it to ignore print popup, add a desktop shortcut pointing to the profile and have iMacros close the browser when the macro is done. I really love iMacros!

I CARE!!! Can you toss me the instructions and code?
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