Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 5 hours ago

Last reply by Pók 48 seconds ago

Bookmark Colours

I have tried loads of options, ie making a userChrome.css folder, but nothing works. I have a new laptop with Firefox 84.0.2 installed, but every bookmark is grey. So di… (read more)

I have tried loads of options, ie making a userChrome.css folder, but nothing works.

I have a new laptop with Firefox 84.0.2 installed, but every bookmark is grey. So difficult to look at. Would prefer the old yellow colour.

Asked by jeanlyon 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 minutes ago

Saving browser log in information

Each time I close the browser, firefox deletes all log in data. When booting the browser, I need to log in wiht username and password for all software. How can I stop tha… (read more)

Each time I close the browser, firefox deletes all log in data. When booting the browser, I need to log in wiht username and password for all software. How can I stop that from happening and continue using firefox always reusing previous log in data?

Asked by rainerconnectyou 7 minutes ago

Redirect via onafterprint working in Chromium but not Firefox

I am trying to serve a print view and redirect the user to the page they came from right after printing (or cancelling). This works fine in Chromium with the following bi… (read more)

I am trying to serve a print view and redirect the user to the page they came from right after printing (or cancelling). This works fine in Chromium with the following bit of JavaScript code:

  function printPageAndRedirectTo(redirectUrl) {
   window.addEventListener("afterprint", function () {
       window.location.href = redirectUrl;
   });
   window.print();

In Firefox, however, nothing happens at all. Debugging shows that the callback is called, but the href field remains unchanged.

This is mysterious to me. Any ideas what the reason might be?

Firefox version is 84.0.2, Chromium 87.0.4280.88 (both from the Arch Linux repositories).

Edit:

Here's a fiddle to illustrate. Redirect to Wikipedia works in Chromium but not in Firefox: https://jsfiddle.net/xnazLb6p/1/

Edit 2:

Another one to show that the problem here is redirecting from the event listener, not redirecting itself: https://jsfiddle.net/xnazLb6p/2/

Asked by rhondachurchill90 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 minutes ago

Firefox Problems with using NVIDIA Webseite

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when ch… (read more)

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de

When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when choosing "Product Series" the Website allways Resets to Start.

I also Informed Nvidia about the Problem, but it is only on Firefox. Im on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) and use Firefox in Latest Version 83.0 no addons.

I also Try Chromium and other Browsers but this Problem only happens on Firefox.

Greetz. Vinz

Asked by cvinz 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 18 minutes ago

Everytime I restart Firefox, all my bookmarks and add-ons are gone

I want to understand how and why it happens and mostly how can I stop that to happen again. It's really frustrating that I have to keep my computer on 24/7 so I wouldn't … (read more)

I want to understand how and why it happens and mostly how can I stop that to happen again. It's really frustrating that I have to keep my computer on 24/7 so I wouldn't lose anything on here...

Asked by outsader 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 31 minutes ago

Add more bookmark items to toolbar using userChrome.css

Greetings, I'm trying to extend the height of my toolbar to add more bookmarks (see picture attached). So far I have been able to edit the CSS and extend the height but … (read more)

Greetings,

I'm trying to extend the height of my toolbar to add more bookmarks (see picture attached). So far I have been able to edit the CSS and extend the height but now I can't drag and drop bookmarks to the extended height. How can I add another row of bookmarks? Thank you.


  1. PersonalToolbar {
   overflow: clip;
   max-height: 7em;
   padding: 2px 6px 28px;

}

Asked by jstnfaler 36 minutes ago

Nvidia drivers download page - impossible to select items on "product series".

As mentioned in the subject, if you go to "https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx" and try to select "Product Series" it keeps resetting to default value. Google chro… (read more)

As mentioned in the subject, if you go to "https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx" and try to select "Product Series" it keeps resetting to default value.

Google chrome - no problem here.

I am on Mint 20.1 Cinnamon, kernel 5.8.0.36.40, Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit).

Asked by teehlerr 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 45 minutes ago

Can not play videos at one website

I have what I think is a specific video problem. Videos from the Washington Post get the message “This video is currently not available”. Other videos, e.g. from the Ne… (read more)

I have what I think is a specific video problem. Videos from the Washington Post get the message “This video is currently not available”. Other videos, e.g. from the New York Times do work. Washington Post videos work with Chrome and Opera.

The problem is on a new Dell Inspiron 5502 running Windows 10 and Ubuntu with dual boot. The problem only occurs under Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. It does not occur under Windows Firefox.

The current Firefox is 84.0.2. The problem did occur under 84.0 but I didn’t have time to pursue it.

The add-ons manager under extensions has no entries. Under plugins there is only “OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems”.

Under preferences, performance, hardware acceleration is not selected and the content process limit is left at 8.

Running in safe mode does not help.

I had a different video problem on a pair of the hardware visible at https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1320396?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email#answer-1381141 This is a different machine and a different problem.

Asked by alan.schulman 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 50 minutes ago

  • Solved

Master password not working on other computer

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change i… (read more)

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change isn't applying to the 2nd computer. Help!

Asked by KT 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox malfunction

Hello, I am having difficulty opening certain features on certain sites (Openrunner for example) I have been advised to refresh and upgrade Firefox, but it doesn't work. … (read more)

Hello, I am having difficulty opening certain features on certain sites (Openrunner for example) I have been advised to refresh and upgrade Firefox, but it doesn't work. What should I do ? Thank you in advance, Thierry gross

Mail : thierrygross@yahoo.com

Asked by thierrygross 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification I have been asking for this since 2017 i think. We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification af… (read more)

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

I have been asking for this since 2017 i think.

We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification after taken a screenshot. I have been using the temporary solution of turning on "Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" but we need a definite solution on how to turn that notification off forever.

Asked by Nicolas Aumond 2 hours ago

Last reply by Nicolas Aumond 1 hour ago

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How to disable the Reload/Stop button animation?

Every time a link is clicked or the page is refreshed, the Reload/Stop button plays an animation of the reload arrow morphing into an X and then back into a reload arrow.… (read more)

Every time a link is clicked or the page is refreshed, the Reload/Stop button plays an animation of the reload arrow morphing into an X and then back into a reload arrow.

This is very distracting. How can the user disable this animation?

Help guides from 2017 say to change the following about:config prefs: browser.stopReloadAnimation.enabled toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled But these do not exist anymore.

Asked by Vuca 3 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 hours ago

if there is an Add-on detecting an attempt to run swf file by site?

Hello. Flash files stopped being supported on January 12th. I am a user of a site where "mini chat" uses swf files as the sound of a new message. Since firefox does not p… (read more)

Hello.

Flash files stopped being supported on January 12th. I am a user of a site where "mini chat" uses swf files as the sound of a new message. Since firefox does not play these files, is there any option to notify (e.g. beep sound) that a site has tried to play such a file? maybe some kind of addon?

Or is there a way to make swf files work only on this page?

Asked by a.dziuba 2 hours ago

Last reply by a.dziuba 1 hour ago

Toolbar text size.

Hi, I am setting up a laptop for my wife to replace her old one. I have installed Firefox and found that although the main body text is the correct size, the text on the… (read more)

Hi, I am setting up a laptop for my wife to replace her old one. I have installed Firefox and found that although the main body text is the correct size, the text on the toolbars is very small compared to her old one. How can I increase the toolbar font size without altering the main body. Thank you, Andrew

Asked by andrewdpeters 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

unwanted duckduck privacy essentials

Suddenly ducksuck privacy essentials is running in my firefox install. 1) I don;t want that 2) I was never asked if I wanted that 3) FF downloaded a file without my permi… (read more)

Suddenly ducksuck privacy essentials is running in my firefox install. 1) I don;t want that 2) I was never asked if I wanted that 3) FF downloaded a file without my permission 4) how do I FORBID firefox to download extensions, add-ins, themes or what ever by itself?

Asked by novw 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago