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Why does print and print preview take about 30 to 60 seconds to appear?

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and rep… (read more)

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and replaced existing prefs file. Curiously that change worked at least twice before trying PDF print preview. After trying the preview the print function went back to taking 30 to 60 seconds to respond.

Print and print preview work fine in Chrome and Safari.

I have a macbook air and a new macbook pro. The macbook pro works well. I compared the config print items and found no obvious discrepancies. Both macbooks are on Firefox 84.0.2

My significant other blames Apple. I am convinced the problem lies with Firefox. Oh -- print screens are not worthwhile since we're talking a major time delay.

MikeDos

Asked by MikeDos 6 days ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 5 days ago

Very slow printing

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf f… (read more)

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf file takes just a long before the file appears on the desktop.

The problem is uniform across all the websites I've tried it on.

I don't have the problem with Safari or Chrome.

Restarting Firefox with add-ons disabled makes no difference. Deleting the printer setting didn't help. Resetting all Firefox printer settings didn't help. Refreshing Firefox helped once, but only for the first print job after the refresh, then the problem reappeared.

This issue started fairly recently, maybe when Firefox v.84 appeared (?)

I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a late 2012 iMac.

This problem does not show up in the family's MacBook Pros, which have the same version of Firefox, but newer OS versions.

I'm resistant to updating the OS, because too many of the apps I use regularly don't play nicely with the newer versions of macOS.

Help!

Thanks, Wimsey

Asked by Wimsey 1 week ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 5 days ago

Mac Big Sur on new Mac Mini M1

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in t… (read more)

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in there. Restarting the browser fixes it. I got in touch with Apple yesterday and they said they couldn't help me because this is a Firefox problem. So here I am.

Asked by firefox1199 5 days ago

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Garbled Text on Websites

Attached is a sample of how web pages display. These can either initially display this way or, as in this example, the page opened correctly, I stepped away for a few min… (read more)

Attached is a sample of how web pages display. These can either initially display this way or, as in this example, the page opened correctly, I stepped away for a few minutes and when I viewed the page again it looked like the example. I can have a page open and it is displaying correctly, then open a new tab and go to a different site and the text will look like the example.

I have cleared the cache, dumped all the cookies. Restarting the browser (I do this many times a day) will fix the current page but eventually another page will display like this.

I running version 84.0.2 64bit on a Mac Pro Mojave. I don't have this problem with other browsers like Chrome or Safari. I never see it on my Windows 10 system.

Asked by MrBBPrinter 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

HTTPS-only behavior

I've had "HTTPS-only" turned on since it became available in a recent Firefox update, but its behavior seems very odd. I frequently get the error window that says HTTPS … (read more)

I've had "HTTPS-only" turned on since it became available in a recent Firefox update, but its behavior seems very odd. I frequently get the error window that says HTTPS isn't available and gives me the option to cancel or proceed to a non-secure site. But most of the time, the page that opens when I click to proceed is indeed an https page.

Why is the Firefox module seeing these pages as non-https and not just opening them as they are?

Asked by brianvt 5 days ago

Last reply by brianvt 5 days ago

Firefox Bookmarks Not Syncing

On my last computer I had sync on and made sure to sync everything before I turned it in. Now I set up my new computer and my bookmarks will not show up, as if they don't… (read more)

On my last computer I had sync on and made sure to sync everything before I turned it in.

Now I set up my new computer and my bookmarks will not show up, as if they don't exist. I can't find any help anywhere as to how to make them appear.

Asked by rayfoxdesign 5 days ago

Black Background on All Pages but Firefox Own Ones

Dear All Sorry to pose this question once more but the provided solutions in the FAQ will not fix my problem. I am working on a Mac. Since yesterday I have troubles with … (read more)

Dear All

Sorry to pose this question once more but the provided solutions in the FAQ will not fix my problem. I am working on a Mac. Since yesterday I have troubles with most pages on firefox as they all come in a black background/white (or different color) font design.

I have already checked the preferences - these are as they should be (white background). I have also gone to "customize" and chosen "light". No change.

What else could I try? It started yesterday without a concious attempt on my side to change something. I could have hitten some wrong buttom but I would not know.

Many thx already for whovever kind soul is going to help me.

Kind regards Antoinette

Asked by antoinette.weibel 5 days ago

Last reply by antoinette.weibel 5 days ago

Firefox gone nuts

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine. Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT… (read more)

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine.

Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT the bookmarks in the sidebar etc. 2) Despite clearing cookies, enabling them and clearing corrupt cookies - certain sites (FBook) do not load properly (they do in safari). (until corrupt cookies were cleared I couldn't even log in to Mozilla)

Tried: Returned to earlier profile, no help. All other aspects of OSX seem ok.

Asked by maaold 6 days ago

Last reply by maaold 5 days ago

Multi-Account Containers extension

I always have opened eBay login page in a Container, as you can see in the screenshot (purple bar). Somehow, eBay still knows it's me (upper left corner), and doesn't as… (read more)

I always have opened eBay login page in a Container, as you can see in the screenshot (purple bar). Somehow, eBay still knows it's me (upper left corner), and doesn't ask for my username, as they already have/know it. How can this be when Containers are supposed to empty all cookies upon closing?

Asked by steveaaayyy 5 days ago

Find a folder that the bookmark is in.

I search for a folder, usually by topic. Perhaps I'm looking for Buicks and find several bookmarks. Now I want to find the folder that it's in to perhaps find more cars. … (read more)

I search for a folder, usually by topic. Perhaps I'm looking for Buicks and find several bookmarks. Now I want to find the folder that it's in to perhaps find more cars. The folder might be CARS, AUTO, VEHICLES or whatever.

How do I search for the FOLDER?

Looking for this solution, I find several answers, none work. The start at the end does not show the folder. There is no way I know of to search for a folder. Help?

Larryo Mac OS

Asked by fl4321 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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Asking saved passwords on Mac

Hi there, I use Firefox both on my Windows PC and Mac. On Windows, when I want to show a saved password, Firefox asks Firefox password first before showing the saved pass… (read more)

Hi there,

I use Firefox both on my Windows PC and Mac. On Windows, when I want to show a saved password, Firefox asks Firefox password first before showing the saved password but on Mac Firefox does not ask Firefox password, so the password is shown immediately after I click the Eye icon.

In my opinion it's quite dangerous because if I forget to lock my Macbook, someone can easily see all my saved password on Firefox.

I hope Firefox can fix this.

Best Regard

Asked by Firefoxindo 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

Forbidden You don't have permission to access https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ on this server.

I've used https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ before but now I can't get access. I can still access it with google chrome and safari, but not with firefox 84.0.2 on my mac… (read more)

I've used https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ before but now I can't get access. I can still access it with google chrome and safari, but not with firefox 84.0.2 on my mac with Catalina. I have cleared all history, used the 'forget about this site' on it. Deactivated all add-ons, tried safe mode....nothing. No VPN, proxy as far as I know. What can it be????

Asked by mientje2 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Collections from Firefox for Android

Hi, I love the Collections feature of Firefox for Android and it makes so much more sense then bookmarks. Why I can't sync it to Firefox for Desktop (Mac in my case)? Or … (read more)

Hi,

I love the Collections feature of Firefox for Android and it makes so much more sense then bookmarks. Why I can't sync it to Firefox for Desktop (Mac in my case)? Or why I can't use collections on Firefox for Desktop? Would be another feature which Chrome and Co. doesn't have but makes the life much more easier.

Best, gummipunkt

Asked by gummipunkt 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago

Firefox search engine settings keep resetting

I use Firefox on a Macbook. I configured the search (about:preferences#search) to include only one search engine: DDG. As a result, when the URL/search bar is focused, t… (read more)

I use Firefox on a Macbook.

I configured the search (about:preferences#search) to include only one search engine: DDG. As a result, when the URL/search bar is focused, the bottom bar with "This time, search with..." is not displayed. This is the expected behavior.

Starting about a month ago, it started exhibiting a bug: at random times, the search settings are getting reset. So whenever I open a new tab and focus the URL/search bar, the bottom bar with "This time, search with..." is appearing and displays four icons. When I go to search preferences, I see the same search engines that I removed a while ago.

This pattern has repeated about five times, and I'm getting tired of it. Is there a way I can make sure that Firefox remembers my preferences and doesn't reset them?

Thank you, Alex

Asked by Alex 6 days ago

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Videos playing slow

Hello! On a certain adult website, all the videos play verrrry slooooly. YouTube videos play fine. And this certain site works fine when I try it with Chrome. I recently … (read more)

Hello! On a certain adult website, all the videos play verrrry slooooly. YouTube videos play fine. And this certain site works fine when I try it with Chrome. I recently added a bunch of adblockers like Ghostery and Adblocker plus and Badger and Decentraleyes and HTPPS Everywhere. Is the problem with one of these? What can I do to get the videos to play at full speed?

Thanks in advance!

John

Asked by yohejohn 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

How Do I Add Norton Safe as Search Engine Option?

Norton Safe is not an option in the drop down list of possible search engines. When my husband installed Firefox, Norton asked whether to make it the default search engin… (read more)

Norton Safe is not an option in the drop down list of possible search engines. When my husband installed Firefox, Norton asked whether to make it the default search engine, and he did. I was not given that option, and I find no way to add Norton as an option.

Asked by Andria 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago