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My websites and UI have suddenly become huge. How can I get them back to a normal, smaller size?

Yesterday all of a sudden my webpages and UI appeared to be magnified. While I can zoom out on websites, I cannot find any option to adjust the size of the UI. I noticed… (read more)

Yesterday all of a sudden my webpages and UI appeared to be magnified. While I can zoom out on websites, I cannot find any option to adjust the size of the UI.

I noticed that Firefox 22 (which I am running) has a new feature: "Windows: Firefox now follows display scaling options to render text larger on high-res displays". Is it possible to adjust how Firefox responds to the display scaling options perhaps?

07-27-13 - moderator locked this due to the length of this two month old thread - please post in one of the other threads discussing this issue

Asked by Twietem 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Firefox display changed, zoomed in on websites

My Firefox on a windows 7 HP laptop updated today (June 25th) and the zoom adjusted, changing the font size, as well as icons and zoomed in on websites. I noticed in the … (read more)

My Firefox on a windows 7 HP laptop updated today (June 25th) and the zoom adjusted, changing the font size, as well as icons and zoomed in on websites. I noticed in the list of changes for the program it says "improved rendering on high-res displays" is this the problem and is there anyway I can disable this? I was quite happy with the resolution before, and find this tacky and annoying...

Asked by dcmartin91 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Saved username and passwords no longer works on Yahoo Mail

Ever since Yahoo changed their login screen a few days ago the username and password fill has not worked correctly for me. I deleted the old entry and tried to reenter it… (read more)

Ever since Yahoo changed their login screen a few days ago the username and password fill has not worked correctly for me. I deleted the old entry and tried to reenter it but it would not show up on firefox. I had to use a booklet to get rid of the autocomplete=false tags in order for login manager to ask to save the password. However it does not fill it in when I try to relogin.

I really enjoy this feature since I use a long Yahoo password and Firefox stores them better then most other browsers.

This is the booklet I used. javascript:(function(){var%20c=0;function%20R(w){try{var%20a,df,dfe,i,j,x,y,r=1;df=w.document.forms;for(i=0;x=df[i];++i){dfe=x.elements;if(a=x.onsubmit){a=""}if(a=x.attributes["autocomplete"]){if(a.value=="on"){c++}a.value="on"}for(j=0;y=dfe[j];++j){if(a=y.attributes["autocomplete"]){if(a.value=="on"){c++}a.value="on"}}}}catch(E){r=0}return%20r}R(self);var%20i,x;for(i=0;x=frames[i];++i)R(x);if(c){alert("Found:%20"+c)}})();

Asked by jbwyatt4 7 years ago

Answered by jbwyatt4 7 years ago

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Can't copy and paste from Firefox 22.0 anymore other than ctrl c & v

Normally I would select/wrap text in Firefox and right click and choose copy from the top of menu, click and go to Word,Notepad etc. and go to paste but nothing there pas… (read more)

Normally I would select/wrap text in Firefox and right click and choose copy from the top of menu, click and go to Word,Notepad etc. and go to paste but nothing there paste item in menu greyed out.

It works ok ctrl v and c but is frustrating because the built-in function is so much cleaner

  • UPDATE - Downloaded Firefox 23.0 Beta1 - problem is gone - works again - Thanks all!!

Asked by jimmy-d 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Pages and icons (in the tabs and navigation bars) are too big due to 22 upgrade

Due to FF22 upgrade (from 21), all my icons (from webpages, addons and regular buttons) and tabs have got bigger and that's really ugly because of the low resolution of t… (read more)

Due to FF22 upgrade (from 21), all my icons (from webpages, addons and regular buttons) and tabs have got bigger and that's really ugly because of the low resolution of the images. Also considering I have a rather big number of tabs I can just see a smaller number of them and it's annoying. The zoom of the page is now bigger (given that I has already zoom in in version 21, now the pages are too big and I have to zoom out a page that was correctly zoomed in 21) Surprisingly the menu bar is intact !

Is that a new graphic convention ? Is there an update of something like GTK+ in this new version that could be responsible of this bug ? And mainly is there anyway to fix it ?

My screen resolution is 1920*1080. And for example with chromium or FF21 the menu have the perfect size.

PS: Sorry for my poor English.

Asked by flofl0 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Firefox only starts in safemode, I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times

Using PC with XP. Firefox had been working fine on this PC for a few years, Have had to fix a few times always before if needed by uninstalling completely if need be and … (read more)

Using PC with XP. Firefox had been working fine on this PC for a few years, Have had to fix a few times always before if needed by uninstalling completely if need be and starting all new,

Not this time, Have version 22.0 installed, no add on's since I reinstalled so should be clean install no ext or plug ins added yet, but it still does not run in normal mode, only in safe mode.

Asked by jamesil 7 years ago

Last reply by John99 7 years ago

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Javascript not working

When I visit this site:http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html I can no longer see the image thumbnails when I click on the image IDs. I contacted the site ow… (read more)

When I visit this site:http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html I can no longer see the image thumbnails when I click on the image IDs. I contacted the site owner, and he said it worked for FF on his computer, but I'm afraid my javascript isn't working here. I did everything, cleared the cookies, ran Safe Mode, checked options- though i may have goofed. And I'm almost sure javascript is enabled here. I have Win XP. I don't want to check another browser; if the problem is here than it needs fixing. I'm waiting more word from the site owner, but I tried everything he suggested. So what do I do? Do I download another Javascript?

Asked by den-arn 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Multiple problems since 22.0 update

Firefox updated itself yesterday. Before the update it had remembered my choice of different zoom levels for websites, including different zoom levels for different page… (read more)

Firefox updated itself yesterday. Before the update it had remembered my choice of different zoom levels for websites, including different zoom levels for different pages in websites. Now every page I go to in one website is changed when I either enlarge or decrease the text size on one page. It is annoying as hell to have to constantly change with CTRL/+ or /- every time on pages on a particular site. The larger size on all sites is annoying and I am constantly having to decrease the zoom level.

In order to be able to open a bookmark in a new window as I was able to in 21.0 I had to uncheck open new window in new tab instead. Why did 22.0 change my settings without asking? Now when I click a link in a site it always opens in a new window. Most annoying. I have to always right click to open in a new tab instead of new window. Never had a problem in 21.0.

The site for my TV listings no longer displays properly and is unusable in Firefox.

I want to go back to 21.0 if these bugs cannot be worked out.

Have poor eyesight and this new update has made working on the computer very difficult, totally frustrating, and much more time consuming. I have a 23" widescreen monitor set at 1920 X 1080 that properly displays all other software.

Please help.

Asked by goodwitch 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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I want to copy my bookmarks and tool bars from one disk to another in the same PC

Sync is not appropriate, so please stop promoting Sync as the cure for everything. My original HD will no longer boot into XP Pro, so I have made it a second (USB) drive… (read more)

Sync is not appropriate, so please stop promoting Sync as the cure for everything. My original HD will no longer boot into XP Pro, so I have made it a second (USB) drive in a different PC, also with XP Pro. I want to copy all my FIrefox and Thunderbird material from the old disk to the new one, in the same machine. How do I do this, and if possible retain all my passwords etc. ?

Asked by farmerbb 7 years ago

Answered by farmerbb 7 years ago

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How do I set the default font size to a lower value?

I recently got the Firefox 22.0 build 20130514181517 update (at the same time as a Windows 7 update, I might add) and since then the default font sizes on all websites ha… (read more)

I recently got the Firefox 22.0 build 20130514181517 update (at the same time as a Windows 7 update, I might add) and since then the default font sizes on all websites have been enlarged. I have a 17" monitor, but due to the grossly overscaled fonts it seems more like an old 14", and it's quite irritating. To view the websites in approximately the old way they used to look, I have to zoom out twice, but it also means I have to do it on all sites. I also have the habit of accidentally zooming in or out while using my laptop's touchpad, so whenever I ctrl-0 to reset the font, it goes back to the large font, and I need to rezoom it again.

I am primarily trying to figure out if there is a way to reset the font size without using any add-ons.

Thanks

Asked by mararo 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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My firefox is huge all of a sudden, why?

My firefox has been fine, then all of a sudden last night i went ot open it and everything is huge, i goto facebook and the facebook logo is half cut off, the font is hug… (read more)

My firefox has been fine, then all of a sudden last night i went ot open it and everything is huge, i goto facebook and the facebook logo is half cut off, the font is huge, and its annoying, how can i fix this?

Asked by jcit89 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Wav files won't play in Firefox 22

Wav files won't play in Firefox 22. Previous versions of Firefox are fine. Other sound is fine. I have the latest mac OS X. Quicktime is set to play wav files. I hav… (read more)

Wav files won't play in Firefox 22. Previous versions of Firefox are fine. Other sound is fine. I have the latest mac OS X. Quicktime is set to play wav files. I have the latest version of it.

Is there a fix for this?

Is there any other plugins I can install which will play the wav files?

Asked by Sun-flower 7 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 7 years ago

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Firefox screen blown up after update

After updating, the design, layout and text of firefox has 'blown up'; it's too large. The only advice I consistently got after searching was to try View > Zoom etc., … (read more)

After updating, the design, layout and text of firefox has 'blown up'; it's too large.

The only advice I consistently got after searching was to try View > Zoom etc.,

That only changed the screen I was in and reverted after changing to a new page, opening a new tab or restarting firefox.

I need a permanent solution where the firefox screen is where it was before.

Asked by rayznack 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Roboform toolbar disappeared from Firefox 22. Worked fine with Firefox 21

Firefox updated to v.22 today and the Roboform toolbar is nowhere to be seen. It is in add-ons and enabled, but not visible through toolbars or as the icon to customize … (read more)

Firefox updated to v.22 today and the Roboform toolbar is nowhere to be seen. It is in add-ons and enabled, but not visible through toolbars or as the icon to customize toolbars. All was well with Firefox 21. There appears to be a compatibility problem between Roboform and Firefox 22. Installed version is Roboform v. 7.8.9.5. Please work with them and issue an update. We're stuck without it!

Meanwhile, do you have any suggestions about how to get this working? Reinstalling RF didn't make any difference.

Asked by heyk 7 years ago

Answered by BigRInOz 7 years ago

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Youtube comments disappear when I click "show the comment" to see a thread of comments.

I was browsing youtube earlier and all of the sudden whenever i would click "show the comment" to see the comment someone had replied to the the persons response disappea… (read more)

I was browsing youtube earlier and all of the sudden whenever i would click "show the comment" to see the comment someone had replied to the the persons response disappeared and there would be a large blank space. Tried it on Internet Explorer and everything worked fine so its just FF that its not working on. Also tried clearing my cache and cookies, that didnt work either. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by baums547 7 years ago

Answered by graphicjazz 7 years ago

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Real player wont download videos, now flash player keeps crashing

Tried everything including resetting firefox, real player still will not download and now shockwave flash keeps crashing so web pages do not open. Running windows 7 … (read more)

Tried everything including resetting firefox, real player still will not download and now shockwave flash keeps crashing so web pages do not open. Running windows 7

Asked by neilbowls 7 years ago

Answered by ftrader 7 years ago

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All text displaying too large, Ctrl+0 doesn't fix

Turned on Firefox this afternoon to find all text rendering about 30% too big. Icons in tabs and on bookmark bar are too big, as well. If I press Ctrl+- twice, then it lo… (read more)

Turned on Firefox this afternoon to find all text rendering about 30% too big. Icons in tabs and on bookmark bar are too big, as well. If I press Ctrl+- twice, then it looks normal, but Ctrl+0 sets everything to abnormally large again. Gmail in particular looks wrong no matter what I set the zoom to, as if the UI is too big but the text is too small.

I have no idea what's going on. Restarting Firefox multiple times didn't help. Disabling every addon and plugin didn't help.

Asked by ProfessorProf 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Facebook wont load, I tried everything....EVERYTHING!

I installed Firefox 22.0 on My PC and It did a great job as a browser.....BUT!! when I log in on FB the only thing that it shows up is my profile pic and this facebook ti… (read more)

I installed Firefox 22.0 on My PC and It did a great job as a browser.....BUT!! when I log in on FB the only thing that it shows up is my profile pic and this facebook title above and below is empty....no posts just a clear page.....I deleted the cookies and all but I just installed firefox so there wasnt much cookies and reset the firefox and all what the other people recommended but eventhough sometimes Fb load correctly.....which made me go wild I mean why FB opens randomly like this.....I didnt install any anti-virus programs yet and I disabled my Firewall.......Just Tell me what should I do....Thx

Asked by AbrahamX 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago