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Arrow, PgUp and PgDn keys to navigate on web page

When I read content on a web page, I like to use the up and down arrows and PgUp PgDn to go through it. I hate having to reach over for the mouse and line everything up t… (read more)

When I read content on a web page, I like to use the up and down arrows and PgUp PgDn to go through it. I hate having to reach over for the mouse and line everything up to go to the next screen. Since the last update, it seems I can't do that. When I hit the down arrow, or the PgDn key, it skips randomly down the page. This is especially true if I am reading an article with pictures in it. I think this might have something to do with my clicking yes to an inquiry from Firefox that just appeared on the page while I was browsing. It asked whether I wanted to be able to block text with keyboard commands. I'd like to change it back to whatever it was before, but can't figure out how to do that. Bill

Asked by w.burnham 5 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Dev tools show dom properties doesn't work on textarea on developer.mozilla.org, but on support.mozilla.org. Why is that?

The following I wrote to initially question why showing dom properties didn't work at all, but I only had tried it on an textarea example on developer.mozilla.org so far.… (read more)

The following I wrote to initially question why showing dom properties didn't work at all, but I only had tried it on an textarea example on developer.mozilla.org so far. Turns out, on right this support forum's textarea I'm right now writing in, it does work. Could I make it work on developer.mozilla.org, too, like it works here on support.mozilla.org? That would be useful to inspect the html and javascript examples on there.

Original planned question: I very recently updated to Firefox 91.3.0esr (64-Bit), and I restarted working with the developer tools.

As far as I can recall it was possible to see an overview of an html page's element's functions somewhere in the developer tools. I tried "Untersuchen (Q)" ("Examine" or is it "Inspect" in English) on the textarea (in https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/HTMLTextAreaElement ). This openend the developer tools panel, the html was shown and the textarea-elemtent highlighted. There I right clicked and selected "Dom-Eigenschaften anzeigen" (View dom properties). The console opened, and showed: inspect($0, true) Restricted { }

(I want to access all the scroll properties of the textarea, and possible functions to scroll the textarea using javascript.)

Under the settings page of the developer tools -> standard developer tools -> I actived the checkbox "DOM", and restarted the browser (using the restart option under about:profiles).

Asked by Bill Smith 10 hours ago

Answered by Bill Smith 10 hours ago

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Netflix and Youtube Videos not playing

For some reason I can't watch any of the licensed content on youtube I purchased, and I cannot watch anything on netflix. Both problems appeared at the same time so I tho… (read more)

For some reason I can't watch any of the licensed content on youtube I purchased, and I cannot watch anything on netflix. Both problems appeared at the same time so I thought they might be related. I have disabled hardware acceleration with no effect. I have cleared history and deleted cookies. I have also disabled my vpn, but none of it works.

Anyone else had this problem? Netflix says "browser not supported" and youtube says "problems showing licensed content."

Asked by eric.lightner 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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firefox browser

I am unable to use the' how to enable cookies on Firefox, . i have tried to find the tools on firefix without success. When I click onthe bar on the top right hand side … (read more)

I am unable to use the' how to enable cookies on Firefox, . i have tried to find the tools on firefix without success. When I click onthe bar on the top right hand side of the screen it opens but there is no 'OPTIONS' section shown.

Another problem is when I try  to add grammartically to  my firfefox browser it  does not add it.
I have been using an earlier version of Firefox without having any of these problems. When I try to sign into my virgin media  which I keep in my bookmarks it says that  cookies are not enabled in my browser. Something is rather strange with this browser and I await your comments.

Asked by grgmarquesx 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Web page does not display correctly

I am regular viewer of New Zealand Herald, NZ newspaper but the front page does not display correctly with Firefox browser. The images and text overlap on the left side. … (read more)

I am regular viewer of New Zealand Herald, NZ newspaper but the front page does not display correctly with Firefox browser. The images and text overlap on the left side. I am using my win 10 x64 Pro laptop and installed the latest Win 10 x64 Firefox. The website address is nzherald.co.nz Please advise as I did not have this problem with other browsers. Regards - RG

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browser oversized wont stay at resized position after restarting browser, cpu was shut down last night cpu was fine, off for ten hrs restarted, everything on cpu oversized, reset icons n windows, started firefox it to was oversiz

how to keep browser from resizing after shutdown? oversized by 20% on restart , happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown, upon restart this morning cpu windows… (read more)

how to keep browser from resizing after shutdown? oversized by 20% on restart , happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown, upon restart this morning cpu windows enlarged to "large icons" those were reset, open firefox it to was enlarged, reset to 80% zoom , but it will not stay 100% size is NOT 100% size i want or had, how to set so it will stay...and why did it change in first place "on its own" thanx for your help...vic

Asked by oetkbtytr 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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firefox homepage

I downloaded bing themes . when I try to open Firefox, i get this in address www.msn.com/?pc=W099&ocid=MSNHP_W099. and it is buffering and will not open. I deleted th… (read more)

I downloaded bing themes . when I try to open Firefox, i get this in address www.msn.com/?pc=W099&ocid=MSNHP_W099. and it is buffering and will not open. I deleted the bing download, restarted the PC (Dell laptop) and still the same problem . I checked the settings and Firefox is the default. what can I do? I just want the Firefox homepage back.

Asked by maddiemah 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox misses first key stroke in text fields

Like the title states, whether it be the search bar, url bar or any other text field the first key stroke of input is not registered and doesn't display. Once I've begun… (read more)

Like the title states, whether it be the search bar, url bar or any other text field the first key stroke of input is not registered and doesn't display. Once I've begun to type the missed stroke happens and then all is fine until I pause typing for around 30 seconds then the missed stroke happens again, otherwise I can continually type with no issues. This began a couple months ago and I assumed it was the old keyboard I was using so I bought a new one and the problem still persists. This issue is exclusive to Firefox and no other program or browsers on Windows 10. Firefox is fully updated, Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) at the time of writing this. I have "refreshed" Firefox and removed all add-ons etc. and the problem still exists. Thanks.

Asked by escapablereality 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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firefox keeps freezing

lately firefox has been freezing or without warning just shuts down. any special reason? according to 'about' it is most current at 94.0.2. i have refreshed and it sti… (read more)

lately firefox has been freezing or without warning just shuts down. any special reason? according to 'about' it is most current at 94.0.2. i have refreshed and it still happens. i clear cookies & cache every night. no others use my wifi. i cannot figure it out. i am using W11, but i got that more than a month ago and only the past few days has this been happening. i am out of ideas on what could be the problem. any suggestions?

Asked by sisterkate1950 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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When trying to access spectrun.net to watch TV on a Windows 10 PC I get the error: WLP-4005. I was previously able to access with no problem

I have cleared out site and cookie history with no success, How do I eliminate this error. Other browsers have no problem with accessing the Spectrum TV app on this windo… (read more)

I have cleared out site and cookie history with no success, How do I eliminate this error. Other browsers have no problem with accessing the Spectrum TV app on this windows pc.

Asked by paulm9449 3 days ago

Answered by paulm9449 2 days ago

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All Searches Default to URL box

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google ho… (read more)

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google home page search or even Duck Duck Go, the inserted text goes immediately into the address bar. I have tried FF in Safe Mode, I have no studies going, using version of FF 94.0.2 and only have 5 extensions (Last Pass, Bitdefender, BreezeClick, Adobe Acrobat and Malwarebytes.) Thank you

Asked by RichS 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We ar… (read more)

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We are unable to complete your tracking request at this time. Please try again later." This response will not change until I clear the data and cache and start over. Having to try and troubleshoot web pages is time consuming and annoying. If it is a trusted site, why can it not just work?

This is a recent issue - none of the other browsers I use are having this problem, but I really don't want to start using multiple browsers just to get through my day. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

Asked by giafonem 3 days ago

Answered by giafonem 3 days ago

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Multiple Sites Blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE", but work fine with Google Chrome

In the last few days, I started having multiple web sites blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE". They work fine with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, and I trust… (read more)

In the last few days, I started having multiple web sites blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE". They work fine with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, and I trust them. One example is http://www.wumb.org, a public radio station. I found nothing in Firefox Help to bypass this security flag and go to the page.

If there is a work-around, please make it show up when searching for SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE in Firefox Help. If there is no work-around, please add one. Otherwise, Firefox, my favorite browser, will quickly get a bad reputation.

Thanks,

Eliot Mayer Belmont, MA, USA

Asked by Eliot Mayer 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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PDF files all changed to "Type of File" Firefox HTML Document (.pdf) which i DID NOT WANT!! I need to change them back to the REGULAR adobe pdf files. I have followed several instructions on here but they have NOT restored my files to the original .pdf

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as defaul… (read more)

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as default, and i set firefox options (as near as i could tell) to save my pdf's with Adobe acrobat also. However, ALL my files - both already saved and new pdf's - now are listed as filetype "Firefox HTML.pdf" and all have the html icon. For my husband's business, we have to fill out state forms in pdf and forward copies to them and to clients. My clients are frustrated and confused that they cannot recognize the pdf's i sent by the original icons, and some don't seem to understand how to open the "html" files i send them (most of our clients probably use other browsers: when they showed up as straight adobe files this was never a problem) I need to fix BOTH my stored pdf forms AND new fillable forms from the state as filename.pdf with the adobe icon. PLEASE!!

Asked by trinj 3 days ago

Answered by trinj 3 days ago

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In my browser is a pic of an ugly man. When you click on him it says Browser is under remote control (reason:De

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone numb… (read more)

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone number]. Michael Lodsin When I open Firefox, there are 3 or 4 blue screens pop up to make excutible orders to my computer, I always click them off. but they we not always there. Is someone using my computer from afar, or worse tracking my keystrokes or monitoring me ?

Asked by nocowfarm2001 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Netflix

Hi I am receiving an error in Netflix saying that my Firefox is not up to date. When i check my version I am informed that it is the latest version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Netfl… (read more)

Hi I am receiving an error in Netflix saying that my Firefox is not up to date. When i check my version I am

informed that it is the latest version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Netflix works in other browsers but, Firefox is my

preferred browser.

I have tried refreshing and reinstalling without success.

Your help would be appreciated.

...

Cheers

Ross

Asked by rossbutler3 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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FF94 I messed up, now I can't import password .csv file

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv fi… (read more)

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv file of my passwords, because after 10 or 12 years, I needed to clean them up. I had 486 saved passwords, out of which I deleted all but 123. I did not want to try that in the browser, actually I did, but after about 20 I gave up because I realized how long it would take.

So anyway, I got ready to finish up, and I deleted my browser copy, then tried to upload the corrected copy. However every time I get an error "Something went wrong try again". So as my plan was, I deleted my Chrome passwords (they should be the same), then uploaded the corrected copy. It said "Upload successful" or somethiing like that, I waited five minutes, for Chrome to finish syncing and all that, then tried to import from Chrome, it imported 3 passwords.

But now, here's the big problem, I follow the directions I have found in this site, but once I click the hamburger, the next link does not exist. When I go another way, none of the links exist. I have searched all over the settings pages, and nowhere is there the option to upload a .csv file, I can import from another browser all day, but not upload. So what's going on?

Asked by 1971robby 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago