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Reader View v 87 - v. 88, contains many photos, often duplicated...

The former versions of Reader View looked pretty much like normal documents - without all the superfluous clutter that an original webpage article might contain. So, it … (read more)

The former versions of Reader View looked pretty much like normal documents - without all the superfluous clutter that an original webpage article might contain. So, it could easily be printed OR copy/pasted into a new Word document, and then printed. However, in the new Reader View (v. 87 - 88), most of the photographs are retained. In fact, they are often duplicated, i.e., instead of having one head shot of the subject of an article, there will be TWO identical ones - along with many of the other original photos (also duplicated). So, we now have a Reader View that contains twice the number of photos than the original webpage article did!!

The consequence? I have to "copy" blocks of text; paste them into a document; return to the webpage; dodge the photo(s); and go to the text for another copy/paste cycle. Spin, Repeat, etc. This is SO tedious, especially when the previous Reader View retained, at most, only one photo at the beginning, followed by nothing else but text. This allowed for fast and easy printing or saving. Alas, this is no longer possible (and I have expanded/modified Print Preview as much as possible and followed every other "temporary" tweak suggested in the Support Community!)

Lastly, on v. 88, I still cannot see the former "Simplify Page" (which, if memory serves, did not do as thorough a job of minimizing a webpage.) For what it's worth, is there any way the previous version of Reader View can be resurrected, preferably with NO photos, on a permanent basis?? Thanks very much.

Asked by txmorrison 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

Right button Context menu shortcut of "copy link" changed from "A" to "L".

When I pushed the right button of the mouse to choose the shortcut of "copy link", its shortcut changed from"A" to "L". I do not know why and when this change happened. I… (read more)

When I pushed the right button of the mouse to choose the shortcut of "copy link", its shortcut changed from"A" to "L". I do not know why and when this change happened. It was "A" 3 hours ago.

As I use the left hand to push the keyboard and the right hand to move the mouse, it is very inconvenient. I appreciate it if you tell me how to change the setting.

Asked by htrgst 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Cant Upload to youtube music

When I try to upload something to youtube music it keeps on showing up as an error despite being the right file extension. To test this I uploaded the same files on Chrom… (read more)

When I try to upload something to youtube music it keeps on showing up as an error despite being the right file extension. To test this I uploaded the same files on Chrome and they worked perfectly.

Problem was fixed upon fresh start /or resetting cookies and cache but both are annoying each time as I have to relog into everything each time this error happens.

Asked by lcedghill 22 hours ago

Last reply by RageE1der 20 hours ago

Images that pop up while browsing

Hello, I use 2 monitors if one of them has a live stream from Facebook then there are such flashes on the primary monitor while browsing. But only if Firefox is open on t… (read more)

Hello, I use 2 monitors if one of them has a live stream from Facebook then there are such flashes on the primary monitor while browsing. But only if Firefox is open on the primary monitor. Here is a video of the flickering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOsjhbInuQQ I had a system reinstall due to an SSD replacement, but the error persists. This error has occurred since the Windows 10 Pro 20H2 update. I have an RTX2070 card with the latest gpu driver.

Thanks for the help!

Asked by jozsi252 23 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 22 hours ago

Change Amazon Search Engine Marketplace within Firefox

The default Amazon search that comes built-in with Firefox points to Amazon.com. Is there a way to search for other marketplaces, like amazon.com.au or amazon.sg ? … (read more)

The default Amazon search that comes built-in with Firefox points to Amazon.com. Is there a way to search for other marketplaces, like amazon.com.au or amazon.sg ?

Asked by spaceboy 5 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 4 days ago

"help > Send feedback" is not working

Firefox Developer Edition 88.0b9(64-Bit) I'm unable to send feedback. I always get the same text, which can be seen on the screenshot. I already tried incognito mode and … (read more)

Firefox Developer Edition 88.0b9(64-Bit)

I'm unable to send feedback. I always get the same text, which can be seen on the screenshot. I already tried incognito mode and with disabled add-ons.

Asked by Flekay 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

view image info gone from right-click menu in Developer v87.0b3 (64-bit)

When I right click on an image in Firefox, I've always been able to select "view image info". This is very helpful, but now it appears to be gone in latest Developer edi… (read more)

When I right click on an image in Firefox, I've always been able to select "view image info". This is very helpful, but now it appears to be gone in latest Developer edition. Do others see the same. If so, why was it removed? It's still there in the regular version of Firefox.

Asked by spinweb 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Debugging Tutorial

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is … (read more)

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is the just the worst I seen in years?

Asked by mcv57 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Websites with google analytics slower

Has anyone noticed that many websites that use google tracking and analytics seem to work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome? I know most sites have some form on goog… (read more)

Has anyone noticed that many websites that use google tracking and analytics seem to work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome? I know most sites have some form on google tracking on them but some in particular work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome. In particular udemy.com, as well as my.onexamination.com I feel this is an issue due to firefox privacy containers, as the tracking on these websites is trying to get information which firefox is denying it, causing a delay in resolution. I prefer firefox but I am starting to use chrome for such websites. Any way I can speed up things on firefox and avoid chrome altogether?

Asked by shivjitbagga 1 week ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 week ago

Firefox Developer Edition On Ubuntu - Update Hassles

On Ubuntu, FFDE can be configured to 1. Auto-update - but it just displays a message saying that it cannot update 2. Download updates and request permission to install t… (read more)

On Ubuntu, FFDE can be configured to

1. Auto-update - but it just displays a message saying that it cannot update

2. Download updates and request permission to install them - all it does is display a message saying a new update is available

I think this all stems from the fact that FFDE at present has to be manually installed on Ubuntu. Why this is so, I cannot fathom - maybe someone here has an answer to why open sourced op system users are inconvenienced by Firefox.

It's feasible to script an update procedure to Ubuntu for FFDE. But this will not stop the annoying (every 2 hours) pop-ups about new updates being available - even when there is no new update there . . .

Maybe FFDE could simply stop automatic update reminders altogether. Users can decide (or script) for themselves if they want to update.

Asked by tamjk 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox 87.0b3 lost the Library Pocket Menu item

It appears that Firefox 87.0b3 version has removed the Library - Pocket List menu item. Yet, through the about:config options, has retained the ability to activate the 'S… (read more)

It appears that Firefox 87.0b3 version has removed the Library - Pocket List menu item. Yet, through the about:config options, has retained the ability to activate the 'Save to Pocket' address bar icon.

This makes no sense as there is now no option to have a 'Pocket List' item selection. At least I couldn't find an option for this. That is without adding another extension.

Having the 'Save' option without the 'List' option is counter intuitive.

The Library-->Pocket List Menu item should be restored.

Thanks.

Asked by Corsair2 1 month ago

Last reply by jeffefron01 1 week ago

Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

Batch remove obsolete logins

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox. Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/pas… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox.

Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xul and chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xhtml but neither work on FF88.0b2 64bit on macOS 10.14.6

Thanks

Asked by dm4n 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

about this search feature, the more words I add the more results are returned

About using these firefox support pages and this search feature specifically. the more words I add the more results are returned there seems to be no intellegence in sel… (read more)

About using these firefox support pages and this search feature specifically.


the more words I add the more results are returned there seems to be no intellegence in selecting the appropriate answer, it all appears keyword driven.

This is not beneficial in reaching the correct answer. At times I will go to 'Ask your question' because of this and I can guess many of us do. No one wants to read un-related articles!

I would expect to see the results lessen by adding more keywords to a refinement which I can then see in real time.

Asked by GIlbert Bigelow 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago