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The memo field in forms won't display text?

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I am using Firefox 33.1.1 on a WindowsXP Pro system and have been using FireFox for quite some time . . .

Recently, I must have done something, I just don't know, but I can't seem to remedy the problem.

I create and use a lot of forms. Standard <form></form> HTML forms.

Whenever I pull up a form, I can no longer see any text as I type into the MEMO field. I also don't see any contents of the MEMO field when I recall a record fromn the database within the form.

This is happening ONLY with the MEMO field.

This very message I had to type in notepad and copy and paste it into this bug report form.( OMG - when I pasted this text into this form, I can see the text!! But still not in other forms)

YET, the text is indeed in the form. This text will display when recalling a record to the webpage and displaying the memo field contents on the page.(Not in form)

I have done all I can according to FireFox problem resolution suggestions including uninstalling and reinstalling a fresh pristeen copy of Firefox to a diff location on HD.

I do NOT have this problem when I go into Windows IE. I know there is no problem with the form itself or database contents. This happens on ANY memo field at ANY website, not just mine.

I cannot say if this began after an FF update or not. I feel it may be a simple fix. I may have hit a key or combination of keys that changed a setting causing this, but I dont know where.

Any clues would be helpful.



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Control whether Firefox automatically fills in forms should troubleshoot this feature.

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Have done any troubleshooting using the Firefox SafeMode? Firefox Safe Mode

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Try to disable OMTC and leave hardware acceleration in Firefox enabled.

You can try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Browsing: "Use hardware acceleration when available"

You need to close and restart Firefox after toggling this setting.

This can be a problem with the font that is used to display the text.

You can do a font test to see if you can identify corrupted font(s).

You can try different default fonts and temporarily disable website fonts to test the selected default font.

  • Tools > Options > Content : Fonts & Colors > Advanced
  • [ ] "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above"