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Why can't I download PDF files anymore when Firefox opens them?

I used to be able to open a .pdf file when surfing with Firefox. But now a very strange thing happened, Firefox still opens those files as usual but when I click on the d… (read more)

I used to be able to open a .pdf file when surfing with Firefox. But now a very strange thing happened, Firefox still opens those files as usual but when I click on the download arrow, Firefox no longer downloads the pdf file... Nothing happens. I tried pressing print to pdf and that works. But takes much longer compared to just downloading, I would very much appreciate your help if we could fix this issue.

I didn't install any recent new addons or anything.

About Firefox says 76.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by dw.lavabit 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Side Panel for Web Browsing

Hello! I'm a new user to Firefox switching from Google Chrome. I'm looking for some type of extension or something that will allow me to view websites in a side panel. Pa… (read more)

Hello! I'm a new user to Firefox switching from Google Chrome.

I'm looking for some type of extension or something that will allow me to view websites in a side panel.

Page to Popup extension is okay, but I'd like to be able to have multiple websites I can just click on to see the brief view in the web panel.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Pokemonsaywut 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Firefox 76.0.1 not playing embedded Twitter videos

On the entertainment media site Buzzfeed, clicking on a post of an embedded Twitter video gives me a blank white image. No error message like "Unable to play the file". I… (read more)

On the entertainment media site Buzzfeed, clicking on a post of an embedded Twitter video gives me a blank white image. No error message like "Unable to play the file". I did a clear history, cache & cookies and refreshed Firefox. I ran the apt update for Ubunto. It had been operating smoothly in the past. If I go to Twitter, it plays. It just goes blank when I click on the video embedded in the post.

Thank you for any assistance.

Asked by varices 2 years ago

Answered by varices 2 years ago

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How Do I Change The URL Bar Text Color?

I'm on FF 76.0.1 The text color of the locations in the URL bar is a mix of black and grey ... black for the website and grey for everything else. All I wanna do is chang… (read more)

I'm on FF 76.0.1

The text color of the locations in the URL bar is a mix of black and grey ... black for the website and grey for everything else. All I wanna do is change all of the text to black. How can I do this? I just need the code to plug into my userChrome.css file.

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Asked by KenB67 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Prevent new window from hiding addons in toolbar

Recently, when a popup window appears, the toolbar doesn't have buttons for any of my addons. In about:config, I'd intentionally set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolb… (read more)

Recently, when a popup window appears, the toolbar doesn't have buttons for any of my addons.

In about:config, I'd intentionally set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar to true (following the solution provided in: question 1206512).

Previously, this was successful in ensuring that popup windows got the full toolbar, but now it has stopped working.

I'm not sure exactly which release this started with.

Steps to reproduce:

1) Set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar to true.

2) Visit https://jeffersonscher.com/res/popit.html and follow the third link.

3) The window that pops up has no toolbar icons for the installed extensions.

Asked by pg_78 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Top Sites Section in Home Page disappeared. HOw can I get it back?

I wanted to delete one item from the Top Sites section of my Home Page on Firefox, but instead I removed the entire row. How can I get it back? Thank you for any hep yo… (read more)

I wanted to delete one item from the Top Sites section of my Home Page on Firefox, but instead I removed the entire row. How can I get it back?

Thank you for any hep you might be able to provide.

Asked by AnthonyMalina 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Why doesn't the spelling check work?

Hi I looked at a couple other threads on this problem, which said that you have to install a dictionary and (for example), "You can see which dictionary is selected if yo… (read more)

Hi

I looked at a couple other threads on this problem, which said that you have to install a dictionary and (for example), "You can see which dictionary is selected if you right-click in a text area and open the Languages sub menu". But when I right click in a text area, the context menu has no mention of spelling or languages, and I can't find any place in the Options where one would install a dictionary.

Besides which, why doesn't Firefox tell the poor user that he has to install a dictionary, or put something about it by the check-box in the Options that refers to the spelling checker? And why, in the past, did I never have this problem with Firefox, but only now with a new computer? (Windows 10 as before.)

Asked by Eric_Kvaalen 2 years ago

Answered by Scribe 2 years ago

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Don't want to jump to new tab on context search or right click

When I right click on a link and choose "open in new tab" or highlight text and do a search from the context menu, can I set my preferences or about:config so that browse… (read more)

When I right click on a link and choose "open in new tab" or highlight text and do a search from the context menu, can I set my preferences or about:config so that browser does not jump to the new tab immediately? In other words, I want to stay on the page I'm on and have the new link tab load in the background. I hope I have explained this adequately. Thanks.

Asked by pursuit81 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Some Bookmarks not showing up using Bookmarks menu

I imported bookmarks from Safari on my Macbook Pro. When I click on the 'Bookmarks Menu' and 'Other Bookmarks' about half of the folders do not show any bookmarks. Howe… (read more)

I imported bookmarks from Safari on my Macbook Pro. When I click on the 'Bookmarks Menu' and 'Other Bookmarks' about half of the folders do not show any bookmarks. However, when I open the Bookmarks through the sidebar, everything shows up....all folders and contents. So all my bookmarks were imported but half of the folders' contents do not show up if I go through the Bookmarks and Other Bookmarks menu. Going through the menu is easier so I hope someone has a solution. Thanks.

Asked by rtperry 1 year ago

Answered by rtperry 1 year ago

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Just installed Firefox, can't upload files?

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the … (read more)

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the file to upload.

I just switched over from Chrome and am on MacOS.

Asked by mitulxshah 1 year ago

Answered by mitulxshah 1 year ago

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Addons enabled/disabled on different Systems

Hey, I have a problem with addons and Firefox Sync On my computer I have 3 addons installed, but I dont need them there because they are useless on this system. But on my… (read more)

Hey, I have a problem with addons and Firefox Sync

On my computer I have 3 addons installed, but I dont need them there because they are useless on this system. But on my Linux Laptop I need these 3 addons to be enabled. Both Profiles are using Firefox Sync to keep the same data. That means if I disable/enable them on one of the devices it affect the other one.

Is there any way to prevent that?

Thanks in advance

Asked by Kurotaku 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Slow opening of new tabs

Firefox very slowly opens websites from other sources - Evernote, messenger, office word, PDF. It's not really the fault of a too slow laptop (i7-1065G7, 16 GB frame memo… (read more)

Firefox very slowly opens websites from other sources - Evernote, messenger, office word, PDF. It's not really the fault of a too slow laptop (i7-1065G7, 16 GB frame memory, SSD NVMe + current drivers).

It makes my work very difficult, is there any solutions?

Best Regards Rafał Kita

Asked by rafkita 1 year ago

Answered by Ankit Kumar 1 year ago

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Attaching context container to a bookmark

Hello! I didn't find any feature request forums, so I am writing here. I would like to be able to attach a container to a saved bookmark, so if I want to open it, it woul… (read more)

Hello! I didn't find any feature request forums, so I am writing here.

I would like to be able to attach a container to a saved bookmark, so if I want to open it, it would open in that container by default. That would help greatly keeping my user data separated.

Asked by Cabia Rangris 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Onlinr bank page won't load

My online bank page won't load. After log in I get a blank white page. I can log in with other browsers. I can load other web pages with Firefox. Using 76.0.1 Thanks … (read more)

My online bank page won't load. After log in I get a blank white page. I can log in with other browsers. I can load other web pages with Firefox. Using 76.0.1 Thanks

Asked by rchevat 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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PDF File with Dots in Filename Won't Download with PDF extension

The corporate presentation at this website downloads correctly in Microsoft IE and Chrome but not in FireFox https://www.grantierra.com/investor-relations/presentations-e… (read more)

The corporate presentation at this website downloads correctly in Microsoft IE and Chrome but not in FireFox

https://www.grantierra.com/investor-relations/presentations-events

https://grantierra.ntercache.com/upload/body_image/96/fa8d4169f0b2/gte-corporate-presentation-05.12.2020-final

This URL filename has multiple dots in the filename which I believe is the issues.

Is this just a FireFox bug or a configuration setting I need to change?

Asked by dbaron99 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How to Remove Addresses from Suggestions in Address Bar

Every time I click the address bar (to type an address) FF shows me a list of links (see the attachment) which I can't get rid of. I tried shift+del solution which does n… (read more)

Every time I click the address bar (to type an address) FF shows me a list of links (see the attachment) which I can't get rid of. I tried shift+del solution which does nothing. Also I cleaned up my history and bookmarks (I searched and deleted everything related to those addresses). Can someone please let me know how to get rid of this suggestions?

Asked by rad.wildrydes.d2ecf5 2 years ago

Answered by rad.wildrydes.d2ecf5 1 year ago