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Textexpander in Google Sheets adds a line break upon expansion in Firefox

I've come across a problem with using Textexpander in Google Sheets in Firefox. Say I have a snippet that expands to =INDEX(B2:B,MATCH("green",A2:A,0),1) Now if I expand… (read more)

I've come across a problem with using Textexpander in Google Sheets in Firefox.

Say I have a snippet that expands to =INDEX(B2:B,MATCH("green",A2:A,0),1)

Now if I expand that by just typing the abbreviation shortcut, i.e. gs.index, it gets expanded, but has a line break before it within the cell so it doesn't get recognised as a formula. I have to manually delete the line break out.

However, if I use the global keyboard shortcut to search for the snippet and select it from the list, when entered, it goes into the cell without a preceding line break and gets registered as a formula.

Is there anyway to overcome this issue that you know of? I'm using Firefox 85.0.2, mainly because I'm on High Sierra and Safari cannot be updated beyond 13.1.2. Incidentally, I don't get this problem when using Safari.

I've raised this with the guys at Smile Software too, but asking here as it does seem to be a Firefox-specific issue.

Thanks.

Asked by lp3 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

extensions stopped working

Hi, This weekend all my installed extensions stopped working. I've tried to erase and re-install, but it doesn't seem to work. One, very needed extension, is adblocker u… (read more)

Hi, This weekend all my installed extensions stopped working. I've tried to erase and re-install, but it doesn't seem to work. One, very needed extension, is adblocker ultimate to name one. I truly hope this fixable.

All best, Mei

Asked by baomeilong 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Unable to reset Primary Password

I have followed the instructions and it says my Primary Password has been reset - but it won't let me create a new password and still is asking for the password. I need f… (read more)

I have followed the instructions and it says my Primary Password has been reset - but it won't let me create a new password and still is asking for the password. I need further help resetting this?

Asked by Genevieve.tomes 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

POST requests between containers

Is there some way to pass POST data when navigating between containers? As someone who uses searX as their search engine, which uses POST requests to perform searches, it… (read more)

Is there some way to pass POST data when navigating between containers? As someone who uses searX as their search engine, which uses POST requests to perform searches, it is very inconvenient that I cannot make searches when the site that I'm searching from is in one container and the search engine I'm using is set to open in a different container, as the data containing my search request does not actually get passed.

Asked by TheCultLeader666 6 days ago

Last reply by TheCultLeader666 5 days ago

Firefox Hangs when waking from sleep

I just got a new Mac Mini which is running 11.2.1. When I wake my Mac, Firefox won't respond. Quitting and restarting immediately fixes the problem. Any thoughts on this … (read more)

I just got a new Mac Mini which is running 11.2.1. When I wake my Mac, Firefox won't respond. Quitting and restarting immediately fixes the problem. Any thoughts on this problem?

Asked by lenny3200 5 days ago

Firefox keeps randomly resetting

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last ses… (read more)

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last session is never available when this happens even though I have that selected and checked and it does work when I manually close out windows and tabs myself so i know that preference is selected. My search engine preferences are always reset and have to restore defaults as well. Mac os Big Sur 11.2

Thanks to anyone who can help me solve this sudden mystery. Long time user of firefox on macbook pro and mac towers.

Ronnie DiCicco

Asked by dicicc 6 days ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 5 days ago

I can't see my godaddy emails.

Hi: My email with my Godaddy website has always worked until yesterday. Now what I get when I open my account is "Install Flash." I don't know how to do that . . . and I … (read more)

Hi:

My email with my Godaddy website has always worked until yesterday. Now what I get when I open my account is "Install Flash." I don't know how to do that . . . and I never had to do that before. Can someone explain what has happened and how I fix the problem?

Asked by sandy_gregory 1 week ago

Last reply by tjn21 6 days ago

Unable to connect to crypto mining websites

When I try to open sites like HiveOS [OS] or Flexpool I always get an "Unable to Connect" error. This happens of both my Mac and my Linux machine but not my phone's Firef… (read more)

When I try to open sites like HiveOS [OS] or Flexpool I always get an "Unable to Connect" error. This happens of both my Mac and my Linux machine but not my phone's Firefox. It does not happen in other browsers such as Safari. I followed all the tips in Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can but none of them worked.

Asked by samgarmany 6 days ago

Old profile somehow not saved when got new computer

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no … (read more)

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no matter what profile I try to recreate on Firefox, can't access them.

Do you know if I have any options for recovering my old bookmarks? Firefox says it automatically creates backups of profiles, but I don't understand how to activate or access these.

I cannot tell anything about my old Firefox profile from loading about:profiles page.

Thank you, Anna

Asked by hopedare9 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

  • Solved

Can I import Cliqz favorites and bookmarks?

Is there a way to import 'CLIQZ' bookmarks? Cliqz has been discontinued and no longer supported. I have been using it for several years and want to import its bookmarks t… (read more)

Is there a way to import 'CLIQZ' bookmarks? Cliqz has been discontinued and no longer supported. I have been using it for several years and want to import its bookmarks to Firefox so I don't have big job of replicating. Because Mozilla and Cliqz were affiliated I thought there might be some method to do this but can't find a way in Firefox help file. Is there a way to do this so I can go back to using Firefox?

Asked by sternhagenh 1 week ago

Answered by sternhagenh 6 days ago

updates

OK, I've selected automatic updates for Firefox. MacBook Air. So, I need to restart in order for the update to INSTALL. I can't just close and re-open Firefox to get the … (read more)

OK, I've selected automatic updates for Firefox. MacBook Air. So, I need to restart in order for the update to INSTALL. I can't just close and re-open Firefox to get the update. After I restarted, Youtube would not play. AGAIN. This happens with EVERY update. So, following instructions from an entry on the web, I erased my history. OK, now Youtube plays. But I notice I've lost my bookmarks in the process. I've mentioned this before. What's the secret to getting you experts to pay attention to this annoying, recurring thing? I would not have lost my bookmarks if I did not have to erase my history. Why can't updates be provided that will allow me to play youtube and KEEP my bookmarks--- like on every other day??? Thank you.

Asked by bialystockmax 6 days ago

Failure to save preferences

In https://www.tvtv.ca/bc/abbotsford/v2t5t1/lu36260D I opt to save my favorite channels. They then appear whenever I go to the site. Until-- I leave Firefox or reboot … (read more)

In https://www.tvtv.ca/bc/abbotsford/v2t5t1/lu36260D I opt to save my favorite channels. They then appear whenever I go to the site. Until-- I leave Firefox or reboot the computer and the favorites are no longer available. If I do the same thing in Chrome, it remembers the preferences at all times, including after rebooting. Is there a way to make Firefox work as well as Chrome on this issue?

Asked by 2ndcello 1 week ago

Last reply by 2ndcello 6 days ago

Battery drain in macOS big sur

After upgrading to macOS Big Sur, Firefox (latest version) are consuming battery in the background when computer is sleeping and the battery drained out in a couple of da… (read more)

After upgrading to macOS Big Sur, Firefox (latest version) are consuming battery in the background when computer is sleeping and the battery drained out in a couple of days.

I checked the energy graph in macOS and indicates the Firefox are using the significant battery. I restarted my computer several times and reinstalled the latest version of Firefox and the problem still exist.

Asked by 刀之魂 1 week ago

  • Solved

Firefox won't get past login screen on PNC's site

I am having a problem specifically with PNC's website. FF 85.0.2, Mac OS. I can get to landing page. After attempting to login, it shows this message: "Please try using a… (read more)

I am having a problem specifically with PNC's website. FF 85.0.2, Mac OS.

I can get to landing page. After attempting to login, it shows this message:

"Please try using another internet browser. If you still receive this message, please call the Customer Care Center at 1-800-762-2035 and reference code: 18.84386368.1613484239.62933e90"

I can get the site to load in other browsers, and on my work computer (Same build FF, but Windows 10)

Attempted fixes: Turn on Safe mode Delete cookies, browsing history, cache Uninstall Norton Anti-Virus Refresh profile Forget about this site (which I have FF set up to delete cookies, history, cache on close, but manually re-enabled history and tried this as well) Attempt to browse with Private Mode Off, all tracking settings off

I have thought about uninstall/re install but if my profile is the problem, don't know if this will fix it.

Installed plugins noted.

Asked by Tim 1 week ago

Answered by Tim 1 week ago

Paste (CTRL+V) in Firefox on macos does not work but CTRL+C does

Hi! I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively. Under … (read more)

Hi!

I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively.

Under Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts, I already have a copy-paste setting for 'All Applications', and it works on ALL applications I tested with (Google Chrome, Safari, Telegram, terminal emulators, etc.), EXCEPT on Firefox.

So then I tried to add a custom setting for Firefox.app. Copy works: I can CTRL+C in a firefox page and CTRL+V on another app. BUT CTRL+V does not work in Firefox itself -- the previous shortcut Command+V is what still works.

What should I do so that:

  1. Numbered list itemFirefox will use the app shortcuts for 'All Applications' instead of having its own configuration (less important)
  2. Bulleted list itemCTRL+V would work on Firefox? (more important)

My Firefox version is 85.0.2

Thanks in advance.

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Edit, additional info:

I followed the list of valid command names at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly?redirectslug=Keyboard+shortcuts&redirectlocale=en-US#w_bookmarks. Adding some of them to 'App Shortcut' works (such as New Tab, Close Tab, and Bookmark This Page), and some of them don't (such as Find in This Page and Find in This Page).

Asked by Lester 1 week ago

Bookmark Toolbar does not pickk up new bookmarks

hi, I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac. The … (read more)

hi,

I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac.

The bookmarks arrived. They are visible on the bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, and bookmarks / show all bookmarks. I can add new bookmarks using drag and drop, or by the bookmarks menu options. These bookmarks can be seen in the Bookmarks / Show All Bookmarks menu. But they do not appear in the bookmarks toolbar. It's as if there are 2 sets both started from the same sync.

  • Bookmarks added by drag and drop visible through the toolbar
  • Those added with add bookmark or show all bookmarks within the toolbar folder do not appear on the toolbar.

I've now got what looks like 2 sets that are drifting out of sync on the same latptop.


thanks for any help.

Asked by alastair.newson 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Problem about Thai language in google doc

Hi, I have a big problem when using google docs in Firefox. Thai language doesn't have a space between word and when I'm using it in google docs it will strangely cut new… (read more)

Hi, I have a big problem when using google docs in Firefox. Thai language doesn't have a space between word and when I'm using it in google docs it will strangely cut newlines cut the the word to new line as the first image. Different from Firefox, MS Edge or chrome cut the word correctly and appropriately. It happen with firefox for a long time. I think this is the things that made many Thai doesn't use firefox. please fix.

Thanks

Asked by Run 1 week ago