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text to speech / speech to text

I am new to Firefox. I need speech to text and Text to speech, to run on all sites and all search boxes. And still be secure is the recommended software or add-ons or is … (read more)

I am new to Firefox. I need speech to text and Text to speech, to run on all sites and all search boxes. And still be secure is the recommended software or add-ons or is it integrated into Firefox. This is one of the main reasons I have not moved from Google Chrome.

Asked by OneFiveFiveOne 5 days ago

Criterion Channel won't connect to TV when I use Firefox

When I use Firefox, the Criterion Channel won't feed the film to my TV monitor. The message denies access because I'm using an HDMI cable to connect the TV and laptop. I… (read more)

When I use Firefox, the Criterion Channel won't feed the film to my TV monitor. The message denies access because I'm using an HDMI cable to connect the TV and laptop.

I get no such message when I used Safari and can view the film on the same TV monitor connected with the same HDMI to my Macbook Pro. Why does Safari work when Firefox doesn't?

Asked by jbgerman 1 day ago

Tab strip scroll with trackpad on macbook pro

Hi all, I am experiencing a very annoying behaviour on firefox: from one day to another I cannot anymore scroll the tab strip with my trackpad, and this is driving me cra… (read more)

Hi all, I am experiencing a very annoying behaviour on firefox: from one day to another I cannot anymore scroll the tab strip with my trackpad, and this is driving me crazy.

Tried to restart firefox in safe mode => the problem still persists Tried to quit from better touch tool with addons disabled => problem still persists Factory reset of firefox with better touch tool disabled => problem still persists

Almost everything disabled in system settings in the trackpad gestures sections (screenshot attached)

You can find here a screen recording of the problem: in this video I open many new tabs and try to horizontally scroll them, you can't see the movement I do on the trackpad, but it is performed like when you scroll down a webpage: I expect (and it was like this since few time ago) the tab strip to scroll horizontally like a web page scrolls when you scroll down with trackpad, really no idea why it stopped working

Firefox is my absolute favurite browser, but this issue is really diving me crazy

Asked by gaspari.simone 3 days ago

Firefox 84.0.2 with New MacMini chip M1

Hello, I have a problem with firefox 84.0.2. From first day, when I installed the firefox, I have a problem. The problem is when I stay a lot of time not using it, all ta… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with firefox 84.0.2. From first day, when I installed the firefox, I have a problem. The problem is when I stay a lot of time not using it, all tabs are freezed. Only menues works, but the tabs are not working, I can not open a new tab. I need to close firefox and start to work again.

Any idea? the system big sur is recently installed, I mean, all is new, HW, SO, Firefox...


Thank you. Regards, Rafa.

Asked by rafa.carrascoz 5 days ago

Tabs and toolbars never autohide in fullscreen on Apple Mac

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2 Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen usi… (read more)

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2

Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen using the green window control. The expectation is that the tab and tool bars will eventually hide, however firefox implements this - by sliding up when scrolling or just sliding up and autohiding after a short time. The tab bar should then reappear when the mouse move to the top of the screen.

Functionality Observed: Tab and tool bars never autohide. They are always there. The only way to that they hide is when a video (YouTube, Netflix) fullscreen controls are selected. Otherwise they are there on every page and that is not the expected behavior. Id like every page to autohide the top bars (similar to what all tablet/mobile device browsers do).

Settings verified: browser.fullscreen.authide= true (see image). Hide toolbars is checked (see image).

Issue I have found posted on this do not provide a concise reason as to why this behavior exists when all settings are properly set.

Asked by mchizmar 3 days ago

Saving Firefox settings

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to re… (read more)

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to redo them again. I have tools that I use for work that use certain settings else they don't work so I have to redo them every time I reopen the browser or shut my machine down. anyone know why this might be the case?

I don't know if it's linked but when I started using this current machine last year and loaded everything on, Firefox is sitting under 'locations' rather than applications and I don't seem to able to install it anywhere else - see image attached.

Many thanks.

Asked by vikki_millard 3 days ago

Upload not working

I am trying to publish designs to amazon and I get the following error message over and over Cookie “session-id” will be soon rejected because it has the “SameSite” attr… (read more)

I am trying to publish designs to amazon and I get the following error message over and over

Cookie “session-id” will be soon rejected because it has the “SameSite” attribute set to “None” or an invalid value, without the “secure” attribute

I can upload to the amazon site but I can't publish.

I have no idea how to fix this quickly. I have a deadline coming up and I so stuck.

Thanks

Asked by kela04 1 day ago

"save as website complete" (.html) to desktop opens in empty tab mac

Hi, I want to save a website that featured our dog on a page. The website is a help-site for veterinary expense that will probably close the page featuring our animal, a… (read more)

Hi,

I want to save a website that featured our dog on a page. The website is a help-site for veterinary expense that will probably close the page featuring our animal, as our pet didn't make it. If it matters, the website is Waggle.com.

I used File > Save Page As to open the dialog box with the option to save to the desktop. I note it did so with the extension .html. At the bottom of the dialog box was Format, I choose the default save as Website complete. I tried to open it and saw a instant of the webpage picture. On the bottom left-hand corner several pieces of dialog were running in rapid succession, one of them contained the words "Hand shake", but most were probably computerize gibberish, at least to me. The bottom left hand corner went blank and the entire tab was left blank--empty, the brief picture disappeared. Google didn't offer any help with this.

Can I save this page to view as a memory, or is this essentially gone to a novice like me?

Firefox 84.0.1, OS X 10.13.6, 2009 iMac desktop.

Thanks,

John Roehling

Asked by John 5 days ago

problems synchronizing standard and ESR firefox

I run Firefox standard (84.0.2) on my windows laptop (v10) and try to synchronize with my Mac desktop - OS X Version 10.11.6 with Firefox esr version 78.6.1. It worked in… (read more)

I run Firefox standard (84.0.2) on my windows laptop (v10) and try to synchronize with my Mac desktop - OS X Version 10.11.6 with Firefox esr version 78.6.1. It worked in the past and I am not sure when the synch stopped. I have tried to look at the log in about:sync-log but am at loss to understand what all the code means. It does contain a lot of DEBUG ... Thanks for any suggestions!

Asked by heike.fickel 6 days ago

Firefox browser freezes if left open while not in use (but not if moved to margin)

Using Firefox with macOS11.1, the browser automatically freezes (and the application must be quit and restarted) if it is left open on the screen when not in use. If it i… (read more)

Using Firefox with macOS11.1, the browser automatically freezes (and the application must be quit and restarted) if it is left open on the screen when not in use. If it is stored on the margin of the screen (yellow dot), this doesn't happen. Safari does not freeze under the same circumstances.

Asked by Douglas Montgomery 5 days ago

YouTube change

After downloading the latest Firefox browser, YouTube display has changed radically and became very small in size. Is this due to a change in my browser or did YouTube r… (read more)

After downloading the latest Firefox browser, YouTube display has changed radically and became very small in size. Is this due to a change in my browser or did YouTube revamp their pages. The type size in font size 5. I can't read it. Please advise. Thank you.

Asked by stgard3 6 days ago

Side View Window Error

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message: XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml … (read more)

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message:

XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml Line Number 1, Column 1:

Cannot find a way to fix.

Asked by chief1622 3 days ago

Very slow printing

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf f… (read more)

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf file takes just a long before the file appears on the desktop.

The problem is uniform across all the websites I've tried it on.

I don't have the problem with Safari or Chrome.

Restarting Firefox with add-ons disabled makes no difference. Deleting the printer setting didn't help. Resetting all Firefox printer settings didn't help. Refreshing Firefox helped once, but only for the first print job after the refresh, then the problem reappeared.

This issue started fairly recently, maybe when Firefox v.84 appeared (?)

I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a late 2012 iMac.

This problem does not show up in the family's MacBook Pros, which have the same version of Firefox, but newer OS versions.

I'm resistant to updating the OS, because too many of the apps I use regularly don't play nicely with the newer versions of macOS.

Help!

Thanks, Wimsey

Asked by Wimsey 5 days ago

Why does print and print preview take about 30 to 60 seconds to appear?

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and rep… (read more)

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and replaced existing prefs file. Curiously that change worked at least twice before trying PDF print preview. After trying the preview the print function went back to taking 30 to 60 seconds to respond.

Print and print preview work fine in Chrome and Safari.

I have a macbook air and a new macbook pro. The macbook pro works well. I compared the config print items and found no obvious discrepancies. Both macbooks are on Firefox 84.0.2

My significant other blames Apple. I am convinced the problem lies with Firefox. Oh -- print screens are not worthwhile since we're talking a major time delay.

MikeDos

Asked by MikeDos 1 day ago