Problem with two-sided printing

With "print on both sides" checked, the "backside" of each page is printed inverted top to bottom. I believe this began after the latest update. I'd like to revert to t… (read more)

With "print on both sides" checked, the "backside" of each page is printed inverted top to bottom. I believe this began after the latest update. I'd like to revert to the old, more conventional, and (for me, at least) easier-to-use older system.

Asked by Ron 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Print Preview 86.0 too small to see. Also other print features now very difficult

My print preview is no longer available, and the new one is too small to see what's on the page. It's useless! Also, simplify page is gone (I understand "Reader View") is… (read more)

My print preview is no longer available, and the new one is too small to see what's on the page. It's useless! Also, simplify page is gone (I understand "Reader View") is the work-around. Also, it's many extra clicks to get to my system print controls to print properly.

Solving the print preview too small would go a long way towards keeping Firefox usable. The other things could certainly use fixing, however.

Thanks in advance! L.

(I have restored the old functionality temporarily with print.tab_modal.enabled preference set to false. Thanks community for showing me to do so! See https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1322623 if you want to know how.  However, usually Firefox takes these options away soon.  )

Asked by Ellis Eff 5 days ago

Last reply by aweb 1 day ago

Printing

Suddenly my printer won't print in duplicate mode/flip on long edge but prints with one side the reverse of the other. That doesn't happen with Chrome or Edge. Anyone kno… (read more)

Suddenly my printer won't print in duplicate mode/flip on long edge but prints with one side the reverse of the other. That doesn't happen with Chrome or Edge. Anyone know what has changed/how to fix it?

Asked by Andy 3 days ago

Last reply by ggrau 2 days ago

Growing tired of having to refresh pages to see some content

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a lo… (read more)

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a long while (very infrequent) a page will just fail to completely load and I'll have to hit refresh so the wheels on the bus keep spinning.

Pages I have issues with: Yahoo Yahoo News Facebook CNN

The not loading images is the most frequent issue. Sometimes I'll need to reload a page a couple of times to see a pic. This is NOT on pages I have cached, but rather new pages I'm visiting.

The issue of not seeing new content is especially clear when approving new members or posts to a group within Facebook. This is a very regular occurance.

I just recently reloaded my computer from scratch (Mid Feb 2021), and this did NOT alleviate the issue, but rather it continued unabated.

The loading image issue looks like this.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/jamie-spears-lawyer-speaks-britney-123134221.html

Asked by S.C.Estes 3 days ago

Last reply by user3592526 3 days ago

Firefox 86 is borderline unusable on my computer

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The appl… (read more)

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The application either:

a. Doesn't open at all after I click the icon b. Freezes, refuses to register inputs and/or crashes c. Works temporarily, eventually turns into part B

My OS is Windows 10 and I want Firefox to be my default browser but it's not running properly at all on my computer. I have sent multiple crash reports because of this. Does anyone know what the problem could be? This has never happened to me before.

Asked by thejerseynative 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Can't use Google Authenticator (Android) for Firefox Account's 2FA

Hi, As in the topic. When I scan the QR code with Google Authenticator, the account is added and new codes start spinning (labeled Firefox ($email)). However, when I ente… (read more)

Hi,

As in the topic. When I scan the QR code with Google Authenticator, the account is added and new codes start spinning (labeled Firefox ($email)). However, when I enter the visible code into the Enter security code input, I get "Incorrect security code" error (tooltip).

I can see Google Authenticator listed as a supported application, is this no longer valid?

I also tried typing the secret key into the app directly with the same results.

Thanks for help in advance.

Asked by Rafal 4 days ago

Last reply by PhredE 4 days ago

pop-up alert warns of tabs closure

When more than one tab is open, to close ALL tabs by clicking the "X" in the far upper right, a pop-up alert warns and asks if the closure is intentional. A constant an… (read more)

When more than one tab is open, to close ALL tabs by clicking the "X" in the far upper right, a pop-up alert warns and asks if the closure is intentional. A constant annoyance is when I mistakenly close the WRONG tab when multiple tabs are open. Why is there no similar alert to confirm my choice to close a single tab? It would save me time and frustration.

Asked by MJThompson 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

bookmarks, passwords, and add-ons gone

Hello. I have purchased a new computer and cannot sync my Firefox account with it. The old computer is not working and I had forgotten my Firefox password, so I reset it … (read more)

Hello. I have purchased a new computer and cannot sync my Firefox account with it. The old computer is not working and I had forgotten my Firefox password, so I reset it through the "reset your password" email firefox sent me. After logging in , there is no history of bookmarks, passwords, or add-ons with my account. Does anyone know how i can recover this data?

Asked by Iket1 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

How do I make Qwant.com my default browser?

I use Firefox Focus for android, but I want to make Qwant.com my default browser instead of Google. I go to settings, change default browser and it asks for the name of … (read more)

I use Firefox Focus for android, but I want to make Qwant.com my default browser instead of Google. I go to settings, change default browser and it asks for the name of the search engine I want to use, then the string for it. I have no idea what the string is supposed to be. It says to type it like the example, so I do, but it says "not found". Does anyone know how to do this?

Asked by savannahnone 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

How to get rid of extension text in toolbar.

To explain visually, this is what I want removed: [img]https://i.vgy.me/mG32hM.png/img I found another thread on that with a solution: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/q… (read more)

To explain visually, this is what I want removed:

[img]https://i.vgy.me/mG32hM.png/img

I found another thread on that with a solution:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1280633

However that solution doesn't work for me. Did something change?

I would ask in that thread but it's closed (pretty ridiculous) so here's a new thread to add to the clutter.

I have a portable installation of Firefox. Might that be the problem?

Asked by iluvatar1979 6 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.

My Firefox will not open no matter what I try because it continuously tells me, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." This error sta… (read more)

My Firefox will not open no matter what I try because it continuously tells me, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."

This error started happening because my Firefox originally wasn't saving the add-ons that I was trying to add. If I closed my browser and opened another one it would be gone. I tried refreshing the browser but that didn't help. I eventually tried reinstalling to see if that would fix the issue and then this error popped up and now I cannot stop it.

I tried reinstalling. I tried deleting the profile out of appdata, etc in hopes it would make a fresh one. I tried making a new profile by running it without opening the browser only to be given an error that doesn't save it. I'm at a loss on how to get my Firefox working again. It is my favorite browser and this is the first time I've ever really had a severe problem with it. Help!

Asked by appletree278 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Flag emojis not shown anymore in Firefox for Windows

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a … (read more)

I know that flag emojis are basically not rendered on Windows platforms. A two-letter-combination is shown instead (e.g. DE for Germany), which is a known issue. Since a few months however, Firefox started to show flag emojis. I assumed that Firefox itself did show the flag emoji independently from Windows (as opposed to Chrome, which never did show flag emojis on Windows). Since a few days however, Firefox stopped showing flag emojis and shows the two-letter-combination again.

Why does Firefox not show flag emojis anymore?

Firefox 86.0 (32-Bit) Windows 10.0.19041 Home (64-Bit)

Asked by Hans van Gelderen 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

How to search for message sent from a given contact in a given time range which has attachment as well

I love Thunderbird, but there is one issue, what I can not figure out how to solve. It is searching for emails. Nowadays we are sending and receiving huge amounts of mess… (read more)

I love Thunderbird, but there is one issue, what I can not figure out how to solve. It is searching for emails. Nowadays we are sending and receiving huge amounts of messages, and a fast and reliable search engine is a must have tool for any email client. An issue what I regularly face is to find emails sent by a given sender within a time interval (before/after date, or a number of weeks, months, days) and filter further whether it has included any attachment. Unfortunately I was not able to find any reliable way to accomplish this, even though it works intuitively in Gmail and MS Outlook as well. I am pretty sure there is a solution to this, but even though I have googled it multiple times in the last year, I was not able to find anything.

Asked by tzol 8 hours ago

Last reply by sfhowes 8 hours ago

Unable to Download Images from Google Drive

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies,… (read more)

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies, clearing cookies and site data, signing out of all other google accounts, signing out and signing back in; thus far nothing has worked.

It also seems as though I am perfectly able to download regular text documents.

Other people have received an error message when encountering this problem, I haven't even gotten that far. I click download, a couple loading messages appear in the bottom left, and then nothing happens.

I know that this is solely a problem with my FireFox, as I've just installed Google Chrome and was able to download the image; however, I'm not a fan of Google Chrome and would like to resolve this issue I'm running into with FireFox so that I can continue using it.

Attached is an image of the only message that appears when I attempt to download an image.

Asked by gwenstephens14 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago