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Gibberish characters overlaying Foxnews discussions

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with … (read more)

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with Chrome or Edge. Is this a Firefox bug?

Asked by lew4 1 year ago

Last reply by lew4 1 year ago

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Numbers are not properly showing.

I've been browsing some coding sites to learn a bit and I've noticed that the text boxes they use to display the code or the way they format it, is not showing the number… (read more)

I've been browsing some coding sites to learn a bit and I've noticed that the text boxes they use to display the code or the way they format it, is not showing the numbers properly. Like how sometimes instead of 3 it'll just be A and zeros don't show. Commented code seems to fine.

Asked by ChikenMilk 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

Font display problem after goingn to version 90.x

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text. What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox… (read more)

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text.

What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox require? I somehow got this fixed on one system, but many monthds ago, so I don't know what actually worked. I have cleaned font caches, etc. but cannot get it fixed on the latest so far. Settings are Latin, normal fonts like Georgia or Verdana.

Asked by webbykat 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Firefox Dev Edition Defaults to Italics

Hi there, I've just downloaded the dev version of Firefox, and for some reason some of the text defaults to italics; I can't see where to change this. On all other browse… (read more)

Hi there,

I've just downloaded the dev version of Firefox, and for some reason some of the text defaults to italics; I can't see where to change this. On all other browsers, this text is not italic.

Does anyone have an explanation / solution?

The non-italic text in the picture attached is the 'good text' which accurately reflects itself accross browsers and devices. The italic text is the 'bad text' that I want to change for consistency.

Thanks!

Asked by Korinthos 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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I'm getting two lines of print (one on top of the other) on many (not all) lines on most websites

It's probably something I did to myself. I never had it before, but I did a clean install of the latest version and now I have a layer of type on top of a layer of type (… (read more)

It's probably something I did to myself. I never had it before, but I did a clean install of the latest version and now I have a layer of type on top of a layer of type (see attached screen shot). Now I already have slight double vision in my right eye, so this new phenomena isn't helpful, but it's not my eye,. both eyes see the two fonts in use overlaid.

It probably is caused something I did wrong???

I've looked around and I can't find it; it may be hiding in front of me, but I've looked through settings several times and nothing pops out as something that would result in this. Any suggestions?

To me it looks like two different fonts and sizes. It does make it more difficult to surf.

Thanks in advance, Dean

Asked by Dean 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Accented and bold letters overlap

Hello, Since using Windows 10, I notice that the accented and bold letters overlap in Firefox. This problem does not appear in other browsers (Edge, Chrome, etc.) I have … (read more)

Hello, Since using Windows 10, I notice that the accented and bold letters overlap in Firefox. This problem does not appear in other browsers (Edge, Chrome, etc.) I have already performed the recommended troubleshooting steps but it did not give any results. What can I do ? Thank you for your help.

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Asked by Jacques 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 months ago

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Title bar near Mozilla Firefox has strange symbol

My title bar has a weird symbol in front of where it says Mozilla Firefox Sort of looks like a yen symbol and the m of the Mozilla Firefox looks weird as well Posting on … (read more)

My title bar has a weird symbol in front of where it says Mozilla Firefox

Sort of looks like a yen symbol and the m of the Mozilla Firefox looks weird as well

Posting on mobile devices other wise would attach photo

Asked by Kobra 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

Firefox 96.03 on Mac Monterey doesn't display Cyrillic fonts correctly

When visiting sites such as the Russian Wikipedia, characters that are in the Cyrillic Times New Roman font display as blocks (shown in image). Safari does not have this … (read more)

When visiting sites such as the Russian Wikipedia, characters that are in the Cyrillic Times New Roman font display as blocks (shown in image). Safari does not have this problem.

Asked by six10 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Some websites display Text out of alignment?

For the last few versions of FF (currently on 88.0.1 (64-bit) OSX Big Sur) certain websites display text incorrectly where the text is bold and each character is offset w… (read more)

For the last few versions of FF (currently on 88.0.1 (64-bit) OSX Big Sur) certain websites display text incorrectly where the text is bold and each character is offset with the next one (see attached Images).

It only seems to happen to certain websites and happens both within my web based email and on standard websites - but only some of them.

I've attached a photo of the issue in my webmail - I'm viewing an email sent to me using mailchimp, but even this is inconsistent as other emails using mailchimp are fine. And as I said before it happens on websites too (examples attached).

I have this issue on my 2020 iMac and my 2020 M1 MacBook Air but not on my 2019 iMac. All 3 are running latest version of FF and all synced to my FF account and have all the same settings. Attached photo of plugins/extensions installed too.

Please help me fix this it's so frustrating!

Thanks

Asked by edstudios 1 year ago

Last reply by edstudios 1 year ago

Enlarging the text font in gmail

How do I enlarge the font size in gmail? It was suddenly much smaller when I opened it a few days ago. I enlarged it to 18 in Preferences, but when I tried to increas… (read more)

How do I enlarge the font size in gmail? It was suddenly much smaller when I opened it a few days ago. I enlarged it to 18 in Preferences, but when I tried to increase the percentage of enlargement from 133%, it went back to the smaller size. Then the window for increasing percentages disappeared. I see a lot of people are complaining that their font size also spontaneously changed, usually to a smaller size. I am also visually impaired, so this is a real problem.

Asked by eolson617 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Font problem on FireFox for windows (windows 11)

Hello, I have a problem displaying fonts in FireFox. At some websites they are badly readable. In Chrome I do not have this issue. I already browsed several solutions. If… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem displaying fonts in FireFox. At some websites they are badly readable. In Chrome I do not have this issue. I already browsed several solutions. If I switch off "llow Web Sites To Choose Their Own" it works for the website in the screenshot that is then correct (same as chrome) but other website (like ads.google.com) then have problems.

Safe Mode did not make a difference.

Also I tried this "exe" file to set windows font, which I forgot the whole file name. Also did not work. I have it not only at one website but it happens more often.

I use the most recent FireFox for windows 93.0 (64-bits) The website as an example is https://www.retourplaza.nl/152006-broodbakmachine.html And then any PDP (product detail page)

Image FireFox with bad readable font on top. The chrome one is the bottom picture.

https://imgur.com/a/MM4x63e

As written I have it on more websites.

Thanks for helping out.

Asked by lantaarnpaal 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Displays Strange Characters on some websites

On SOME websites firefox displays characters strangely while other browsers work fine. Screenshot attached. Sites are allowed to choose a font. Refreshing and deleting c… (read more)

On SOME websites firefox displays characters strangely while other browsers work fine. Screenshot attached. Sites are allowed to choose a font. Refreshing and deleting cache don't help. Any ideas?

Asked by borismaximov 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Text suddenly gets replaced with solid coloured boxes

Hi. Text on my Firefox suddenly turns into solid coloured boxes. This problem has started only recently and is happening only of Firefox. I have not made any changes to m… (read more)

Hi. Text on my Firefox suddenly turns into solid coloured boxes. This problem has started only recently and is happening only of Firefox. I have not made any changes to my PC recently.

Asked by yash 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

Why are some fonts all messed up?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j-RWTilIiqeKjU4PpLClYdpUkvEpzmy3/view?usp=sharing I didn't change any text settings of purpose, and I'm seeing this across a few differen… (read more)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j-RWTilIiqeKjU4PpLClYdpUkvEpzmy3/view?usp=sharing

I didn't change any text settings of purpose, and I'm seeing this across a few different sites. What should I do?

Thank you!

Asked by pfbourassa 5 months ago

Last reply by pfbourassa 5 months ago

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Firefox (and other Browsers) will always crash on specific websites and pages, such as Youtube History.

Just started Crashing one day after startup. Ive tried a full fresh install of Firefox and still keeps happening. Ive updated my graphics driver for my graphics card and … (read more)

Just started Crashing one day after startup. Ive tried a full fresh install of Firefox and still keeps happening. Ive updated my graphics driver for my graphics card and updated firefox to last updated.

bp-e743b9a2-b08c-410e-bcc8-811970210610 6/10/2021, 3:00 PM View bp-4248c041-8701-4141-a53b-9f3bf0210610 6/10/2021, 3:00 PM View bp-30875c3e-4f56-4434-aa37-a55380210610 6/10/2021, 3:00 PM View bp-6253aac0-3823-4c95-b7fa-79fb80210602 6/2/2021, 2:04 PM View

Asked by Dragonhatch1 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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firefox browser 89.0 64-bit font

the new 89.0 firefox browser has changed the font to be thinner & lighter. although it is elegant & attractive, it is much harder to read. how do i make the font … (read more)

the new 89.0 firefox browser has changed the font to be thinner & lighter. although it is elegant & attractive, it is much harder to read. how do i make the font thicker & darker?

Asked by Linda on Firefox 11 months ago

Last reply by Linda on Firefox 10 months ago

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Font won't change in Gmail

The font displayed in gmail won't change using the firefox browser. It works fine in other browsers. I tried to select sans-serif normal size and it stays with a serif … (read more)

The font displayed in gmail won't change using the firefox browser. It works fine in other browsers. I tried to select sans-serif normal size and it stays with a serif font and small size.

Asked by rjnolfe 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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the names of sites have black dots

as shown in the image attached , the name of the sites is displayed in a strange ways and even when i search in the the search bar in main page words don't show up proper… (read more)

as shown in the image attached , the name of the sites is displayed in a strange ways and even when i search in the the search bar in main page words don't show up properly

any fix please i checked my other browsers they are all displaying fine

Asked by z2max06 10 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

Fonts broken

Hi all, due to the sometimes quite rude tone in the german forum, I dare to ask my question here: Since the last update to FF 95.x a few weeks ago, I have this strange be… (read more)

Hi all, due to the sometimes quite rude tone in the german forum, I dare to ask my question here: Since the last update to FF 95.x a few weeks ago, I have this strange behaviour with some fonts, as e.g. Manrope, Lato and others (mostly from Google). Parts of the types are white (refer to the screenshot). I'm using Mac OS 10.15.17. Is this a known issue - and is there a remedy? Thanks so much, Martin

Asked by support14 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

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FONT DISPLAY ISSUE PERSISTS

Since the last (?) update, sometime in the spring months this year, Firefox has not been able to display website fonts correctly. Often times part of the fonts turn to qu… (read more)

Since the last (?) update, sometime in the spring months this year, Firefox has not been able to display website fonts correctly. Often times part of the fonts turn to question marks, and the problem just turned even worse: even sites that I use regulary turned to complete mess – ALL TEXT. What the hell is wrong?

And NO, preference settings have no effect whatsoever.

Asked by JR 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago