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When firefox says: a web page is slowing down your browser what do you want to do? >wait >stop it, does it let the page continue by default?

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I created a javascript script that generates the mandlebrot set using P5.JS . It's worked fine for smaller versions, but now I want to try creating a large version to save as my desktop image, however Firefox keeps telling me: "a web page is slowing down your browser what do you want to do?" then giving me the choice between "wait" and "stop it". If I click wait, it will shortly ask me again. This is annoying for two reasons: I don't know if the script will continue if I don't click wait, and I want to just leave my computer for a few hours while it works stuff out, which I can't do if I constantly have to click wait and I don't need telling the browser is being slowed down, I know that will happen as a result of my script.

Is there anything I can do to get rid of this message for my specific page? Will Firefox continue to run my script if I don't click wait.

I created a javascript script that generates the mandlebrot set using P5.JS . It's worked fine for smaller versions, but now I want to try creating a large version to save as my desktop image, however Firefox keeps telling me: "a web page is slowing down your browser what do you want to do?" then giving me the choice between "wait" and "stop it". If I click wait, it will shortly ask me again. This is annoying for two reasons: I don't know if the script will continue if I don't click wait, and I want to just leave my computer for a few hours while it works stuff out, which I can't do if I constantly have to click wait and I don't need telling the browser is being slowed down, I know that will happen as a result of my script. Is there anything I can do to get rid of this message for my specific page? Will Firefox continue to run my script if I don't click wait.

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FredMcD
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”Webpage is slowing down your browser” This is the new way the browser tells you there is a problem with the script program(s). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script?cache=no

”Webpage is slowing down your browser” This is the new way the browser tells you there is a problem with the script program(s). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script?cache=no

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FredMcD said

”Webpage is slowing down your browser” This is the new way the browser tells you there is a problem with the script program(s). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script?cache=no

I know their isn't a problem with the script because I wrote it and have used it to create lower res images. TBH it doesn't sound like you read my question in much depth.

''FredMcD [[#answer-998707|said]]'' <blockquote> ”Webpage is slowing down your browser” This is the new way the browser tells you there is a problem with the script program(s). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script?cache=no </blockquote> I know their isn't a problem with the script because I wrote it and have used it to create lower res images. TBH it doesn't sound like you read my question in much depth.
the-edmeister
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The problem is with the script and high-res images - not with Firefox!

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script That page tells you how to increase the "time" that Firefox will wait before displaying that warning message via adding a new pref of dom.max_script_run_time .

The problem is with the script and high-res images - not with Firefox! https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-script That page tells you how to increase the "time" that Firefox will wait before displaying that warning message via adding a new pref of '''dom.max_script_run_time''' .
Rafael Lecuona 2 solutions 60 answers

How can I fix the problem: "A web page is slowing down your browser?"

How can I fix the problem: "A web page is slowing down your browser?"