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Portrait view vs landscape

I am able to download payments from health insurance companies, but they come up in vertical landscape which tends to lead to mistakes. Any way to change it to a horizo… (read more)

I am able to download payments from health insurance companies, but they come up in vertical landscape which tends to lead to mistakes. Any way to change it to a horizontal landscape?

Asked by s_colucci 16 minutes ago

Drop down lists not working

Recently I have noticed that where there are drop down lists on websites I visit the drop down function no longer works properly if I am using the Firefox browser. If I c… (read more)

Recently I have noticed that where there are drop down lists on websites I visit the drop down function no longer works properly if I am using the Firefox browser. If I click on the arrow in a drop down list box the list briefly appears then disappears almost immediately making impossible to select an option from that list. I don't have this problem if I use any other browser like Safari and the drop down list function used to work on Firefox, so presumably this is a bug unless there is something in preferences that needs changing. I am using v88.0.1 on mac OS Sierra 10.12.6. Any help wud be appreciated

Asked by gary.mitchell 20 minutes ago

How to open a downloaded PDF in a new Firefox tab by default?

Recently switched from Chrome to Firefox on macOS, and I'd always open PDFs directly in Chrome. I've set my default PDF viewer to Firefox but when I open any downloaded P… (read more)

Recently switched from Chrome to Firefox on macOS, and I'd always open PDFs directly in Chrome. I've set my default PDF viewer to Firefox but when I open any downloaded PDFs from Finder, they go directly to a new Firefox window instead of a new tab (as I'm used to from Chrome).

Any way around this? I'd love to have any offline PDFs to be opened in a new tab by default, but nothing has worked so far.

Asked by spaceman101 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Change back / forward mouse button (Logitech MX Master 3) behaviour from Scroll Mode to back / forward navigation

I use a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse, without any custom Logitech or other mouse software. When I press the mouse's back/forward buttons, instead of navigating back/forward… (read more)

I use a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse, without any custom Logitech or other mouse software. When I press the mouse's back/forward buttons, instead of navigating back/forward, Firefox enter Scroll Mode (more info here). This is the same behaviour as when pressing the middle mouse button. However, I already have the middle mouse button for that! I want the back/forward buttons on the mouse to navigate back/forward. See the attached image for the back and forward buttons I'm referring to: they're directly under the horizontal scroll wheel.

Is there a way for Firefox to register the back/forward button presses as back/forward navigation commands?

Asked by Erik 1 month ago

Last reply by slicebo123 4 hours ago

Can't open outlook online

Hi there, I have problem to open my outlook online, office.com with Firefox latest version (88.01). I can open it on Chrome without any problem. I have the macbook pro wi… (read more)

Hi there,

I have problem to open my outlook online, office.com with Firefox latest version (88.01). I can open it on Chrome without any problem. I have the macbook pro with M1 chip. MacOS updated to latest version. Any idea is welcome. Thank you in advance.

Asked by shuzihank 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Geetest Captcha not working

Geetest captcha, a captcha program used by many cryptocurrency websites, is not working for me in Firefox. The window loads, but the puzzle image does not display properl… (read more)

Geetest captcha, a captcha program used by many cryptocurrency websites, is not working for me in Firefox. The window loads, but the puzzle image does not display properly, making it impossible to solve. I do not have this problem when using chrome. I have tried many troubleshooting methods including disabling all add-ons and browsing in troubleshooting mode. Any idea what could be going on here?

Asked by prosperityportal 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 19 hours ago

Imported Bookmarks Do Not Appear In Highlights (forum search shows problem persisting for years)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution … (read more)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution here or in other forums.

Moving the bookmarks to different locations in bookmark library has no effect. Obviously, there must be some setting or code that causes this and it should not be the default.

As a nontechnical user I am limited in my ability to find and fix the problem. But from a logical standpoint those highlights are populated from somewhere. Being able to change that location or move the imported bookmarks there should not be an easter-egg hunt.

This seems to be an ongoing and unaddressed issue. It probably persists because, while annoying, after failed attempts to resolve or get the community to address the issue, it becomes easier to just re-add the bookmarks.

As someone giving the browser a shot after deciding Opera was basically adware. This annoyance is a fairly disheartening switching cost.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jfcsilky 1 day ago

Last reply by jfcsilky 1 day ago

How To Enable "Touch Bar typing suggestions" on Firefox Browser?

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing? Expected When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide sug… (read more)

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing?

Expected

When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide suggestions, i.e. words and emojis.

e.g. Chrome enables this feature

Actual

The Touch Bar does not provide word or emoji suggestions when using Firefox browser. This seems potentially related to the "Keyboard" setting "Touch Bar typing suggestions" that is not showing for Firefox.

Configuration

  • macOS: 11.3.1
  • Firefox: 88.0.1

Asked by Adam 1 day ago

Last reply by Adam 1 day ago

Firefox Browser crashes on Macbook Pro running Big Sur

Hello, My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-nat… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-native apps ever since installing Big Sur. Apple won't address the problem unless I confirm that my non-native apps are compatible with Big Sur. Can you please confirm the most updated version of the Firefox Browser is compatible with Apple's Big Sur IOS? Can you also let me know if other users have experienced problems and if there is any fix?

Asked by anthony.orourke 3 months ago

Last reply by marcikr 1 day ago

Spaces between words not retained

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6 I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the s… (read more)

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6

I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the space bar but as soon as I type the next character the space closes & the text runs together. E.g. instead of This is a sentence the text appears as Thisisasentence. If I then go back & re-insert the spaces they are retained but that is a royal pain.

This is a new behavior as of today. I have confirmed that this does not occur when using Safari nor does it occur when replying in the Apple support community.

I'd appreciate any insight on this.

Asked by terataz 2 days ago

Last reply by terataz 1 day ago

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences.

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences. Most help topics dealing with this are for newer OS ve… (read more)

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences. Most help topics dealing with this are for newer OS versions or Windows. I'm using OS 10.12.6 I installed some theme and it made the background black. With brown text...Very handy for reading.

Asked by salamanderdrake 2 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 day ago

Print Previews taking up to a minute to process

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise. Than… (read more)

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise.

Thanks

Asked by jmhbpc 1 day ago

Last reply by jmhbpc 1 day ago

Too Much Memory Consumption

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor… (read more)

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor it shows Firefox is using about 56gb of ram. Firefox Webcontent and Webextension are using Extra ram in seprate. But when i opened the inbuilt task manager of the Firefox it doen't show that much. Please Find attached images .

Asked by Abinasi Singh 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Gmail "Unable to connect"

For several weeks now, my ability to access my Gmail accounts on Firefox has been spotty. Sometimes it works, but sometimes it doesn't. It'll go from working just fine, t… (read more)

For several weeks now, my ability to access my Gmail accounts on Firefox has been spotty. Sometimes it works, but sometimes it doesn't. It'll go from working just fine, to saying it's offline and telling me it's "Unable to connect." No other sites — even other Google sites, like Drive or Sheets — do this, just Gmail. And I'm able to access it just fine in Safari and Chrome. Help?

Asked by genevieveashby 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

PDF don't open in firefox, but does so in Safari, Chrome & Opera

I've a public website, but people, when useing Furefox, can't see any PDF !!! It does however in Safari, Chrome & Opera. What to do? When will this problem be solved?… (read more)

I've a public website, but people, when useing Furefox, can't see any PDF !!! It does however in Safari, Chrome & Opera. What to do? When will this problem be solved? How to knwo? Is there a workaround? This is one exampel of the many HTML statements allowing (normally) to view a PDF:

<a href="YinPDF/TenteraQuoi.pdf" target="_blank">« Tentera Quoi ?! »</a> of course this is called within livingtantra.be/YIN where the folder YinPDF is losated

Asked by Dan 2 days ago

Firefox / GoDaddy Blog not showing

Hi, I have a website created through GODADDY. All of this shows OK in Firefox apart from the blogs. Just comes up with message "Posts coming soon!" Maybe in 2019 it wa… (read more)

Hi, I have a website created through GODADDY. All of this shows OK in Firefox apart from the blogs. Just comes up with message "Posts coming soon!" Maybe in 2019 it was OK but sometime since then it happened.

With Safari & Chrome the blog page shows fine.

I have gone to Firefox history and cleared everything. Doesn't help.

I looked at Badger setting and tried to remove these, still doesn't work.

(I am also raising this with GODADDY .. it's a conversation!).

Anything else I can do?

Asked by richard.potter1 2 days ago

Last reply by richard.potter1 2 days ago