Multi-page Firefox printing function so much worse than Edge

When I print out a multi-page description of a specific mutual fund, Firefox just omits in the middle of the printout several sections of information, without even leavin… (read more)

When I print out a multi-page description of a specific mutual fund, Firefox just omits in the middle of the printout several sections of information, without even leaving blank spaces for the omissions. If I go over to Edge for the same page, the printout is complete and perfect. This has been my long-term experience of Firefox compared to other major browsers. I have already implemented all of the advice on good printouts on Firefox, margins and other settings and so forth. When I posted about this issue perhaps two years ago, someone posted back that Firefox had never been designed to be a complete browser, and that printing had never been fully developed. I cannot know if that is a true statement, but I can say it fits the facts as I experience them. I remain puzzled as to why Firefox would ignore major printing issues to this degree, unless there is just some internal viewpoint that printing is wasteful and rarely really needed. If I want to look at five mutual funds, I want to print out their basics and spread those printouts on the table and look at all five at once. The computer screen has a limited space and does not well allow for that, not in a time-effective way. Printing in moderation is very useful and important. MY QUESTION: Will Firefox ever be made competitive with Edge and Chrome on the printing function?

Asked by Quenchoo 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Sidebar Bookmarks

After I open the bookmarks menu, how do I get the sidebar to automatically close after I have selected and moved to that new website ? I know I can click on the X, but is… (read more)

After I open the bookmarks menu, how do I get the sidebar to automatically close after I have selected and moved to that new website ? I know I can click on the X, but isn't there a way for it to just disappear once I've moved to a new site ?

Asked by Eric4591 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Is there different file system between windows and linux? Exporting browsing history from linux to windows

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh wind… (read more)

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh windows 10 install, I opened it browsed a little to create history files and closed to swap it with linux history/passwords/tabs/bookmarks But in windows 10 firefox seem to have different file structure, and didn't recognize old version Have file structure changed or there are steps I missed or (unlikely) I messed up with file location, main mozilla/firefox folder path is still there

Will online synchronization of firefox just be as good as hard file copy from one system from another? I think this might be easiest, yet not perfect solution

Asked by taith 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Can's change font in Firefox

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono) After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled… (read more)

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono)

After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled option to let wep pages set their own font.

The most important thing for me is to have working "Minimal font size".

To sum up. I can change everything in advanced font settings but there is no result on web pages.

Asked by lacov 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Wow! Super, super slow.

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there. I think I'll fix my proble… (read more)

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there.

I think I'll fix my problem by deleting the Firefox virus from my computer.

Asked by Artie 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

My bookmarks and history are gone

My bookmarks and history are gone. There is a red banner across the top, which reads, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's f… (read more)

My bookmarks and history are gone. There is a red banner across the top, which reads, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem." No matter what I do, I can't seem to get either fixed.

Asked by mssr7 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Weird graphics bug when hovering over tabs

Recently I've been experiencing a weird bug when hovering over tabs (see attached screenshot). This started not too long ago, maybe a month or so. It happens randomly and… (read more)

Recently I've been experiencing a weird bug when hovering over tabs (see attached screenshot). This started not too long ago, maybe a month or so. It happens randomly and disappears if I relaunch Firefox. Initially I thought that this only occurred when my computer is connected to an external display, I'm using an old MacBook Pro with an integrated Intel graphics chip. So I figured maybe it was struggling with the resolution of my external monitor. But now it happened without it being connected to the monitor. Has someone experienced this?

Asked by wiktoria.nordqvist 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Cannot open links in new tabs using middle click anymore

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't re… (read more)

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't remember how), but not in Ubuntu. I've got browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick set to true in the about:config. I've also tried restarting with all the add-ons disabled.

Asked by DeptOfMeteors 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Ctrl-T no longer opens new tab

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a … (read more)

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a new tab Ctrl-C to copy. That now opens developer tools This all started with last update. Does anyone know how I can restore those keyboard shortcuts?

Anyone have any idea who would make a common keyboard shortcut like the one for copy do something different. Do these people not use computers?

Asked by andrewdavidsgames 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Add-ons Compatibility Information

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is. As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whethe… (read more)

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is.

As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whether the add-ons that are important to me (I use a lot) will be compatible with the new release. It would help if

(1) The Add-Ons web site always allowed me to specify release and OS. Sometimes that is allowed, sometimes not.

(2) The Add-Ons web site allowed me to specify a release before which I don't want to see add-ons listed.

(3) The Extensions page in Firefox allowed me to ask which of my extensions (enabled and/or disabled) are supported/not supported in a specified future release.

(4) When Firefox wants to install a new release, it reported on extensions that would become incompatible and always asked my permission to go ahead.

It probably would not be necessary to do all of these things, but I included them all because I don't know which are the most practical.

Asked by Roger Fajman 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Firefox sync is broken ?

Cant sync my acc, just format my pc..install drivers etc..After windows updates and restart i install firefox and login in my acc try to sync my passwords and bookmarks, … (read more)

Cant sync my acc, just format my pc..install drivers etc..After windows updates and restart i install firefox and login in my acc try to sync my passwords and bookmarks, and i dont have nothing.

Asked by darko 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

Newest versions of fire-fox unresponsive

Upon installation of the newest versions (v83) of Firefox, Firefox became unresponsive: Unable to click weblinks, scroll, or even click on GUI menu bar options. Restarti… (read more)

Upon installation of the newest versions (v83) of Firefox, Firefox became unresponsive: Unable to click weblinks, scroll, or even click on GUI menu bar options. Restarting in Safe Mode, refreshing, and uninstall/re-install of Firefox failed to solve these issues. Additional troubleshooting involved disabling accessibility, disabling DNS prefetch, adjusting memory cache, disabling network proxy, and etc. as put forth in various forum threads.

Only successful solution was to roll back to version 79 (Last known good version.)

I run Firefox, Firefox Nightly, and Firefox Developer Edition. This allows me to update one interface at a time, while retaining at least one active known good interface in reserve.

Asked by MIddKnight 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also wan… (read more)

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also want to play the video with the speed x 2,but i cannot even load it. Could u please tell me what to do?thx!

Asked by nanzhang971108 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago