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Weird font display when Google doc/slides in different language

Hello all, I need help fixing the fonts when a google doc is in a different language. Could Someone tell me how to fix this? Note; I have read another thread about this t… (read more)

Hello all, I need help fixing the fonts when a google doc is in a different language. Could Someone tell me how to fix this?

Note; I have read another thread about this type of issue,, but I really didn't understand what fixes it

Thanks for any help

Asked by xeltuxofficial 19 hours ago

Answered by xeltuxofficial 1 hour ago

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Incorrect Timestamps in Gmail When Using Firefox

For several months I have noticed that the timestamps on my Gmail emails are 5 hours ahead of my actual time, when I use Firefox to check Gmail. These incorrect timestamp… (read more)

For several months I have noticed that the timestamps on my Gmail emails are 5 hours ahead of my actual time, when I use Firefox to check Gmail. These incorrect timestamps do not occur when checking Gmail, using Chrome and other browsers; so it appears to be something occurring only with Firefox.

I communicated with Gmail support staff; and they think it may be due to Firefox's anti-fingerprinting configuration settings that sandboxes the session to the point where the browser has no idea which timezone you are in. The timezone then gets sets to UTC time for everyone, rather than the timezone set on the individual computer.

The only option to get back the correct timestamp in Gmail, using Firefox, is to disable the the anti-fingerprinting value in about:config. However, this then disables other anti-fingerprinting privacy protections.

Is it possible for Mozilla to add an option to leave the timezone out of your anti-fingerprinting configuration settings, as that information is not really giving much privacy info away about anyone?

Please advise, and also let me know if there is a work-around to get my correct timestamp back in Gmail, without disabling anti-fingerprinting in about:config

Thank you for your attention to this matter and any assistance you can provide.

Asked by lmruffolo 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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can't access the Microsoft Office website

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office… (read more)

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office.com/?trysignin=0). I already deleted cookies and add-ons, reinstalled firefox

Asked by danil_mazur 1 day ago

Answered by danil_mazur 2 hours ago

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blocked JavaScript

hy! I'm using XP-x86, so the latest version is Firefox 52.0esr A few days ago, I can't use Google search normally, because the search result is displayed as if JavaScript… (read more)

hy! I'm using XP-x86, so the latest version is Firefox 52.0esr A few days ago, I can't use Google search normally, because the search result is displayed as if JavaScript is blocked. Also, I can't change my search settings, the arrow isn't active. I started FF in safe mode, but no change. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by csengh 3 days ago

Answered by csengh 3 days ago

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Makoto Shinkai's Newtab is Missing

When I was using Firefox 2 months ago, there was an extension called "Makoto Shinkai's Newtab" in Mozilla's extension site. Even though developer also supports Firefox, s… (read more)

When I was using Firefox 2 months ago, there was an extension called "Makoto Shinkai's Newtab" in Mozilla's extension site. Even though developer also supports Firefox, sadly I can't find it anymore. Is there any way to find out what happened to that extension?

Asked by Yağmur Adam 6 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 hours ago

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Walmart Site Not Working Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit

Walmart website no longer works properly with latest Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit. It works properly with Chrome and other browsers. You can log onto the site and search for pro… (read more)

Walmart website no longer works properly with latest Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit. It works properly with Chrome and other browsers. You can log onto the site and search for products but when you try to add a product to the cart nothing happens. You also can't actually go to the cart. Last time I used Walmart was a few weeks ago and everything worked fine!

Asked by brw111 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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A Very Important Parent Bookmark Disappeared Again!

A very important parent Bookmark folder disappeared again! When I do a Search, I can find Bookmarks that are in the Parent Bookmarks folder but as I have reported before,… (read more)

A very important parent Bookmark folder disappeared again!

When I do a Search, I can find Bookmarks that are in the Parent Bookmarks folder but as I have reported before, the HUGE issue is that there is NO way to find where the parent Bookmarks folder or the Bookmarks in the parent Bookmarks folder using the Search function! How can I find the parent Bookmarks folder and where the Bookmarks are that were in the Parent Bookmarks folder?

I have added many Bookmarks since yesterday so I do not want to try to do a Restore.

I need to find the Bookmarks that disappeared soon.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 20 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 6 hours ago

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My Bookmark tab shows absolutely nothing, but still registers that my bookmarks exist.

I need to access my bookmarks quickly and efficiently. But the icons for my bookmarks are not showing up! I don't know what to do and I really need them to show up. The s… (read more)

I need to access my bookmarks quickly and efficiently. But the icons for my bookmarks are not showing up! I don't know what to do and I really need them to show up. The space that they usually are at is still there, but the icons aren't.

Asked by thefoulestfowl 14 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

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How to update OpenH264 from V1.8.1.1 to V2.1.1

Hello, I am trying to update OpenH264 but I can't find on how to update it. Is there a way to do it? I got the dll file. I have tried to use the install extension from fi… (read more)

Hello,

I am trying to update OpenH264 but I can't find on how to update it. Is there a way to do it? I got the dll file. I have tried to use the install extension from file but it does not show the dll file on my desktop.

Asked by DVT 12 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 12 hours ago

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Set up custom default search URL

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use sev… (read more)

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use several for special search engines (map, Wikipedia, dictionaries, parcel tracking, etc.). But the default search must work without any keywords.

And I want to use the custom settings they provide as URL parameters. I've tried with the cookie option but the cookie expires even after regular use. So the custom URL is the only working solution. Startpage support recommended me doing that.

I know that I can install the Startpage search to Firefox and it worked. But I can't combine it with the custom settings. So I uninstalled the extension, deleted the search engine and went to my custom startpage.com URL. Right-clicking the URL bar allowed me to add the search engine from there. But it also doesn't have my settings.

I couldn't find the search URL in about:config. Where is it stored? I need to change whatever Firefox thinks is Startpage's search URL to include my settings.

Changing the settings is critical because by default they open clicked results in a new tab which I cannot stand. I have enough open tabs, and there's still the back button.

Asked by ygoe 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Open .bib files in new tab

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files,… (read more)

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files, is to just show them as text (either in the same tab, or a new tab). For example if you search for a publication on Google scholar, and click the quotation mark and then BiBTeX, you get the bibliographical information shown as text directly in the browser (see attached screenshot).

However, many other websites and journals instead give you a link to an actual .bib file, instead of just serving up the text. But since a .bib file is just a plain text file, it should be no problem for Firefox to display this text. However, when I go under settings and try to select default actions for .bib files, my only options are to either save the file, or open it with another application (i.e., not Firefox). For other file types, for example .pdf, it works to select Open in Firefox as the default action, but not for .bib files.

Is there a way to fix this problem?

I'm using Firefox 95.0.2 on Mac OS 12.1

Thanks, Tor

Asked by tor.nordam 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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An observation

I have noticed that some business websites do not work correctly with Firefox. Here are a few ; Lowes Home Improvement, NJ Covid vaccine, Labcorp, Picattiny Federal Credi… (read more)

I have noticed that some business websites do not work correctly with Firefox. Here are a few ; Lowes Home Improvement, NJ Covid vaccine, Labcorp, Picattiny Federal Credit Union, Clover Health, Walmart.

Could this be due the fact the fact that according java FF does not support the technology behind java?

In the case of Walmart, I was having a problem placing an order and asked for help, the email response did not mention FF.

https://www.walmart.com/ https://www.picacreditunion.com https://newjersey.github.io/vaccine-locations/NJ-COVID-19-Vaccine-Locations.pdf https://www.lowes.com https://patient.labcorp.com/landing https://my.cloverhealth.com/login/?next=/

Most of these website deal with confidential information.

Asked by mike-a 5 days ago

Answered by mike-a 11 hours ago

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Java 96.0.2 (64-bit)

Hello, I have searched online and support.mozilla.org forum for an hour and I can not get a result for my question. I am simply looking for a way to enable java in case o… (read more)

Hello,

I have searched online and support.mozilla.org forum for an hour and I can not get a result for my question. I am simply looking for a way to enable java in case of demand. Java 96.0.2 (64-bit) is the version i have for windows 10 64 bit.

Asked by REA 14 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 14 hours ago

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prevent opening new window every time

Hello, I have been using Firefox for years without problems, but recently this came about out of the blue: for every action typed into the window, be it a search string … (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox for years without problems, but recently this came about out of the blue: for every action typed into the window, be it a search string or URL, or even about:config, Firefox opens a new window.

I didn't tweak any configuration options, it's not any of the extensions (removed those) nor a theme (using default). Also, this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293906 was not useful.

This is an extremely annoying issue. Please help.

Asked by buzz2rp 1 day ago

Answered by buzz2rp 14 hours ago

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all of a sudden i can't use most of my bookmarks, keep getting 'Secure Connection Failed'!!

this just started the other day, after an upgrade maybe? only a few of my bookmarks work now. i get the Secure Connection Failed on almost everything, very frustrated, … (read more)

this just started the other day, after an upgrade maybe? only a few of my bookmarks work now. i get the Secure Connection Failed on almost everything, very frustrated, don't want to use another browser!

Asked by Marilyn 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Browser won't open after update

Firefox just automatically updated. Now whenI try to open I get 2 messages - First one- firefox.exe- Bad Image "C:backslash Program Files backslash Mozilla Firefox backs… (read more)

Firefox just automatically updated. Now whenI try to open I get 2 messages -

First one- firefox.exe- Bad Image "C:backslash Program Files backslash Mozilla Firefox backslash xul.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing ......"

Second one - couldn't load xpcom.

I do not want to lose my last session- I have many open tabs when I closed it last night that need to be there when I restart.

Asked by jb26 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Access Denied

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.aa.com/booking/find-flights" on this server. Reference #18.793b2f17.1643143740.5568743 I did clear the ca… (read more)

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.aa.com/booking/find-flights" on this server.

Reference #18.793b2f17.1643143740.5568743


    • I did clear the cache. Still doesn't work.

Asked by wcandcc 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago