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Print <ctrl-P>... Preparing Preview hangs

I'm running v100.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. I've seen others report this problem but haven't found a fix listed anywhere. <Ctrl-P> or Menu->Print results in the sa… (read more)

I'm running v100.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. I've seen others report this problem but haven't found a fix listed anywhere. <Ctrl-P> or Menu->Print results in the same problem. The print overlay starts up (say Print in top right corner), spinning wheel above Preparing Preview in the center of the overlay... Never ends. I have to Esc to get out of it. Happens on any page. Print dialogue works fine on same pages with Chrome and Edge.

Asked by Bryan 2 years ago

Answered by Bryan 2 years ago

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Lots of text is suddenly a different font

I was browsing a site when suddenly most of the text got almost unreadably small. I was just scrolling and I don't think I had my hand on the keyboard so I don't think I … (read more)

I was browsing a site when suddenly most of the text got almost unreadably small. I was just scrolling and I don't think I had my hand on the keyboard so I don't think I accidentally activated a shortcut. I checked on another site and I noticed it's now a different font than it was before. I tried reloading firefox and my laptop and it didn't change anything. What did I change? My default font setting is lora, which isn't the font things have changed to

Asked by ntpk 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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scroll bar gone release 100

Hi, With the newest release 100 my scroll bar has changed. Its now some itty bitty thin cant find unless you hover out it thing. I want the regular wide colored scroll b… (read more)

Hi, With the newest release 100 my scroll bar has changed. Its now some itty bitty thin cant find unless you hover out it thing. I want the regular wide colored scroll bar I had. Is there a way to change it back?

Thank you

Asked by needyahoo 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Key binds

Hi I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10. I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indent… (read more)

Hi

I am using mozilla firefox on windows 10.

I sometimes fat finger ctrl+shift+w or ctrl+shift+q which closes the browser instead of just closing the tab which I indented.

Is there a way to disable these 2 key binds?

Best regards child

Asked by hwoarangwins2 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Add shortcut icon on Firefox Home Screen

Using Firefox on desktop, Windows 11. I am a long term Firefox fan/user. My problem is I cannot find anywhere an easy method to add a shortcut on my Home Screen (which … (read more)

Using Firefox on desktop, Windows 11. I am a long term Firefox fan/user.

My problem is I cannot find anywhere an easy method to add a shortcut on my Home Screen (which has now been a FF feature for some considerable time).

I am sure there was something available to do this in a prior version some time back. If I search the internet, I only come across articles describing how to do it on Firefox Android.

I know I can manually edit a box on the Home Screen to create what I need.

Sometimes new web sites that I visit appear in the boxes and I can then pin them in place - but the behavior around this is very erratic and unreliable - seems like random chance for an icon to appear on the home screen for a newly visited site. If this was more consistent, I could work with that.

BUT - where is the **intuitive** option??!!

I should be able to right-click on a tab and select "Add to Home Screen".

As simple as that.

Or drag and drop a link, or tab to the home screen - but this just opens the link. I have tried everything obvious that I can think of.

Anyone?

Many thanks :)

Asked by aufladen 2 years ago

Last reply by aufladen 2 years ago

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after updating to 100.0, forefox "Loses" connection.

I have this problem CONSTANTLY with 100.0. i keep 2 browsers open, (1 Email, 1 ebay) After 5-10 minutes, firefox "Loses" internet connection. and i have to clear the star… (read more)

I have this problem CONSTANTLY with 100.0. i keep 2 browsers open, (1 Email, 1 ebay) After 5-10 minutes, firefox "Loses" internet connection. and i have to clear the startup cache, to get back online, only for it to happen again... and again, and again, and again! Didnt have this issue with the previous update. PLEASE HELP! and please keep the answers simple, im not well versed in programming language

Asked by thegearworks 2 years ago

Answered by thegearworks 2 years ago

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Option to use Gmail for mailto: links has suddenly vanished from Settings

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, seve… (read more)

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, several times, and usually fix it by going to Tools > Settings, under General > Applications, select "mailto" under Content Type, then select Gmail from the drop-down menu.

This time, however, Gmail is not presented as an option, in this pop-up. Clicking "Choose..." just opens up a Windows Explorer file-picker window.

I tried to fix this in Tools > Settings, under General > Applications. There, "mailto" just shows "Use other..." and if I click that, the "Select Helper Application" pop-up window is basically blank, with a message at the bottom saying "No applications were found for this file type."

I refreshed Firefox but it did not solve the problem.

I have tried to attached images but they will not upload.

I am running v100.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 11

Asked by lindabknight 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

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download warning keeps appearing after clearing downloads

The warning "This file contains a virus or malware" keeps appearing from my downloads progress bar even though the files have been deleted and the download history has b… (read more)

The warning "This file contains a virus or malware" keeps appearing from my downloads progress bar even though the files have been deleted and the download history has been repeatedly cleared. I've restarted my mac several times to no avail. Please can you help? Magnus

Asked by magnusbox 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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Videos will play the audio content but no video in both Facebook and Youtube

Since the last update videos will no longer play correctly. The video starts and I can hear the audio but I see no video. The content is there. If I hover over the playin… (read more)

Since the last update videos will no longer play correctly. The video starts and I can hear the audio but I see no video. The content is there. If I hover over the playing time bar at the bottom of the video I can see stills of what would be that part of the video but no video as it plays. Same thing happens in You tube.

Asked by karenap54 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Screen goes black.

Yesterday when my wife tried searching on her computer within the Amazon site the screen went black. She is able to pull up the Amazon website but when she tries to searc… (read more)

Yesterday when my wife tried searching on her computer within the Amazon site the screen went black. She is able to pull up the Amazon website but when she tries to search for a product the screen goes black. There will be a split second when you can see the search results but then it goes black. I do not see any pop-up blocker warning at the top.This does not happen on other websites.

Asked by greyhndfan 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Oops... the system encountered an error (#001) in Gmail: My gmail stopped working via firefox, HELP!

On thursday 4/28/22 I lost the ability to use Gmail via firefox. I keep getting errors such as check your network connection and Oops... the system encountered an error (… (read more)

On thursday 4/28/22 I lost the ability to use Gmail via firefox. I keep getting errors such as check your network connection and Oops... the system encountered an error (#001)

I have updated my browser on my windows computer, my network speed, upload and download speed is good. All other websites are functioning just fine. Only Gmail seems to be affected on my computer. (It works fine from other computers and from my phone.)

Do you know how I can make it work again? Please help!?!

Asked by ler 2 years ago

Last reply by Guido 1 year ago

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Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages.

Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages. Cannot print to a printer, or to FoxIt pdf printer. Printing in MS Edge works with no problems. I have cl… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 100.0.1 cannot print any web pages. Cannot print to a printer, or to FoxIt pdf printer. Printing in MS Edge works with no problems. I have cleared saved print settings - did not fix problem. Please advise. Thank you.

Asked by fdispensiere1 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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URL autocomplete not working

Firefox 100.0 (64bit) Mac 12.3.1 long user of Firefox. Recently, I cleaned up my history, and since then url autocomplete does not work. I get suggestions, but no auto c… (read more)

Firefox 100.0 (64bit) Mac 12.3.1 long user of Firefox. Recently, I cleaned up my history, and since then url autocomplete does not work. I get suggestions, but no auto complete. Ex, Previously if I typed into the address bar "You", the address bar would autocomplete to "Youtube.com". Now, nothing happens. If I type in Youtube and hit enter, I get my search engine. IOW I have to type in the entire Youtube.com and hit enter. Other than deleting a bunch of history items, I changed nothing afaik. Help please? and TIA

Asked by John DiLeo 2 years ago

Last reply by John DiLeo 2 years ago

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Problem Downloading My MP4 Files

Hello, Why does Firefox convert my mp4 files to 3gpp files when I download them from my personal Flickr account?? Chrome does not - they download perfectly when I downloa… (read more)

Hello, Why does Firefox convert my mp4 files to 3gpp files when I download them from my personal Flickr account?? Chrome does not - they download perfectly when I download videos from my Flickr account using Chrome - so why can't I download them as mp4 files in Firefox???

Thank you for your assistance in solving this issue

Asked by vjgarden 2 years ago

Last reply by vjgarden 2 years ago

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In Firefox no download/upload popup window is appearing

I've been using firefox for so long, but now I'm having an issues where I'm not able to download anything. Whenever I click on either download or upload buttons, no windo… (read more)

I've been using firefox for so long, but now I'm having an issues where I'm not able to download anything. Whenever I click on either download or upload buttons, no window popups. I tried Brave browser with same, but it crashes. This problem started on Firefox. Helps would be appreciated. (Sorry due to same issue I can't upload screenshot/video sample of the problem).

Asked by grvrawat999 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Need one Firefox profile (sync) for home and one for work. Two different Pc's

I have completely separate bookmarks and bookmark toolbars on my work PC and home PC. I do log in on my home PC as to not lose my personal bookmarks and passwords. I acci… (read more)

I have completely separate bookmarks and bookmark toolbars on my work PC and home PC. I do log in on my home PC as to not lose my personal bookmarks and passwords. I accidentally logged into Firefox at work and it merged my bookmarks from my home PC. I logged out of Firefox on the work PC and removed the bookmarks that were imported from my home PC profile. I then tried to make a new account with my work email and login to sync on my work PC but it always says primary email needed and I'm stuck. I did go to about:profiles and add a work profile but that doesn't help me. I need to make a Firefox profile on my work PC with my work email address but the primary email thing gets me. Is there a way to do this with my current work PC bookmarks not lost? Thanks

Asked by Jimmy D 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox doesn't remember my progress for videos using Vimeo player

I watch videos on dropout.tv which uses the Vimeo SDK as their player for the videos. After switching to Firefox, the video progress has consistently started from where I… (read more)

I watch videos on dropout.tv which uses the Vimeo SDK as their player for the videos. After switching to Firefox, the video progress has consistently started from where I left off on Chrome. The site doesn't remember where I ended the video when I watch it on Firefox. I assume this has to do with the cookies, but I've manually added "dropout.tv" to the list of exceptions in Firefox settings so that that site is always allowed to store cookies.

Returning briefly to Chrome, the player immediately tracked my progress again, so the issue is definitely related to Firefox somehow.

Asked by Rasmus 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

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Open tabs from last session but with specific tab active

Hello, I use FF with the setting on start to restore the tabs of the last session. Now I need a specific tab active/focused on start. (It is a WebRTC for our phone syst… (read more)

Hello,

I use FF with the setting on start to restore the tabs of the last session.

Now I need a specific tab active/focused on start. (It is a WebRTC for our phone system and if it not focused at start ring tone will not be played)

Is there a way to start with my last opened tabs restored but this specific tab active and in selected/focused.

Pinning this tab seems to load it but WILL not play a ringtone without clicked first. If I end FF with this tab active and therefore the tab is active on next start the ring tone will be played.

But knowing me I WILL forget to click on this tab either on start or before ending FF.

Regards

Asked by marco.mueller 2 years ago

Last reply by marco.mueller 2 years ago

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Firefox password support automatically interferred with an attempt to set up an account with a provider. How do I get that password and how do I prevent Firefox from automatically adding passwords without my permission?

Firefox password support automatically interferred with an attempt to set up an account with a provider. How do I get that password and how do I prevent Firefox from auto… (read more)

Firefox password support automatically interferred with an attempt to set up an account with a provider. How do I get that password and how do I prevent Firefox from automatically adding passwords without my permission?

Asked by lcullen 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago