Paste issue

Since a few months, I have noticed a nasty issue with pasting on some websites. For example, when I try to paste text in the body with CTRL/CMD+V on the web interface of… (read more)

Since a few months, I have noticed a nasty issue with pasting on some websites.

For example, when I try to paste text in the body with CTRL/CMD+V on the web interface of my email provider (mailbox.org), the cursor is moved to the end of the message but no text is copied. Right-click > paste does work, and no issue for the recipient and subject fields. The issue is only when writing emails in HTML; plain text works fine. Another example, when editing a protocol on protocols.io, hitting CTRL/CMD+V leads to a blank page, which needs to be refreshed (but the text has not been pasted). There is no option to do it via right-click > paste there. Same issue when submitting a manuscript on PCI Paleontology.

All these examples are specific to Firefox (I have the latest version installed); it is reproducible both on macOS 10.15 and Win10. It doesn't seem to be due to add-ons (I tried to deactivate them one by one and nothing changed). There is no problem with Chrome-based browsers (e.g. Iridium) or Safari.

Is it maybe some configuration or something? Any idea?

Asked by i 1 week ago

Last reply by i 6 days ago

mouse keys drop boxes

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or … (read more)

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or different logins pop up for a second but I can't select one. This happened suddenly last week. Only in firefox and it's pretty annoying. What has been changed? thanks

Asked by kmerc 1 week ago

Last reply by kmerc 6 days ago

Fēnyè bùnéng yòng huá shǔ yídòngle 10 / 5000 翻譯結果 Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it w… (read more)

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it with the mouse, and the middle button to open the page will first be in the original page

Asked by zxc456132 6 days ago

Last reply by zxc456132 6 days ago

Text search not working

I have used firefox for many years. I very often use CTRL+F to search on webpages. Now it just does not work on one website i use very often. It seems to work on all webs… (read more)

I have used firefox for many years. I very often use CTRL+F to search on webpages. Now it just does not work on one website i use very often. It seems to work on all websites but not this one. Does anyone have a clue ?

Here is the website it doesn't work on. Its a website that publishes Icelandic laws.

https://www.althingi.is/lagas/nuna/2016120.html

Asked by birgirbirgisson 6 days ago

Remove thin border from browser window (only there when not in full screen)?

There is a thin border around the Firefox browser when it is not in full screen mode. It disappears in full screen mode. Is there a way to remove this border without ha… (read more)

There is a thin border around the Firefox browser when it is not in full screen mode.

It disappears in full screen mode.

Is there a way to remove this border without having to use the browser in full screen?

Pictures attached.

Asked by Jon 1 week ago

Last reply by Jon 6 days ago

Used Primary and it replaced all the saved password

Hi, I was trying to use firefox primary password without knowing what it does :(. Well by the time i set the primary password in firefox i realise that it replaced all th… (read more)

Hi,

I was trying to use firefox primary password without knowing what it does :(. Well by the time i set the primary password in firefox i realise that it replaced all the saved login passwords of over 600 URLS with primary password.

I checked few articles where they have spoken about replacing logins-backup.json and key4.db file. In my case though i think this will not help because i had my syncing on, when i did primary password setting change. is there any method with which i can restore my previous passwords by creating new profile may be.

Just desperately need way with which i can restore the passwords else this will be really difficult for my work

Thanks Prasad

Asked by DIP 6 days ago

How do I Hide/disable the status text only in the status panel, but not the URL on hover

Hi! I find the status text mostly annoying, but the URL usually useful. So instead of hiding the whole thing I only want to get rid of the status information. … (read more)

Hi!

I find the status text mostly annoying, but the URL usually useful. So instead of hiding the whole thing I only want to get rid of the status information.

Asked by avada 6 days ago

Screen flashes to white when scrolling.

I have noticed a recently developing event in Firefox. When scrolling through some pages such as LinkedIn or Facebook, my screen will suddenly go completely white. It s… (read more)

I have noticed a recently developing event in Firefox. When scrolling through some pages such as LinkedIn or Facebook, my screen will suddenly go completely white. It seems to freeze for a second or two, then comes back. This has only been happening for about the past two or three weeks, so since about 1 April 2021 for time reference. My About Firefox shows I am running 87.0 (64-bit) and it is up to date. I completely uninstalled - including the deletion of the Mozilla folders per info on the web - then reinstalled. This did not correct the issue. I also run Chrome and do not experience this issue when using it.

Asked by stevenkimbell 6 days ago

Firefox best-practice-ciphers gpo policy

Hi Firefox guys, I've recently created a windows domain (2019 servers only, clients and dc) and deployed firefox 87 On all computers.. Now I need to make sure firefox use… (read more)

Hi Firefox guys, I've recently created a windows domain (2019 servers only, clients and dc) and deployed firefox 87 On all computers.. Now I need to make sure firefox uses the best practice ciphers only.

    • Is there a way of customizing such security setting, across the network? maybe using GPO**?

(I am having a hard time trying to find relevant info, no luck yet)

Thanks in advance :)

Asked by wexler.amit 6 days ago

Get my sync files

I have an email account I don't ha e access to anymore and i really need to sync with that account with that email. I don't know what to do

Asked by niliaskane 6 days ago

''Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window.''

I am using Windows10, Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.928) with all available patches installed as of 04/14/2021, and am using Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) as the default browser. … (read more)

I am using Windows10, Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.928) with all available patches installed as of 04/14/2021, and am using Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) as the default browser. I have suddenly begun to get the subject error message (Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window.) in Firefox, whenever I try to open an email web link from within Thunderbird. Until a few days ago, the email web link always opened up in a new Firefox browser tab.

If I change the default browser to something else, the email web link opens in a new tab in that browser.

I have tried every solution that has been recommended in this support forum to no avail. The error pops up even when Firefox has been started in safe mode. I have created new profiles to no avail. I have even gone so far as to totally uninstall Firefox, then manually rename all of the Firefox directories in my user profile and then install a clean version of Firefox. So far, I have not been able to get rid of the problem.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by gczerw 1 week ago

Last reply by gczerw 6 days ago

Public computer

I've been able to sync my firefox account on a university computer until 2 weeks ago. Now when i login to the university computer (in the classroom where I teach), my acc… (read more)

I've been able to sync my firefox account on a university computer until 2 weeks ago. Now when i login to the university computer (in the classroom where I teach), my account "logs in" but nothing syncs (no bookmarks or passwords).

I haven't changed anything with my account. How can I access my synced info on this University computer?

Asked by Uly Dor 6 days ago

Saving to wrong location

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster) No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*". manu… (read more)

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster)

No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*".

manually changing browser.download.lastDir causes the next attempt to save to go to the desired folder, but a second attempt reverts to /run/user/1000/doc/abcd123.

Has anyone any idea whats going on?

Asked by buckmulligan26 2 weeks ago

Last reply by buckmulligan26 6 days ago

Turn off the one click "select all text"

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290 But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, fal… (read more)

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290

But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, false and true, but text still gets selected after one click like before any alterations were made

   browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll
   browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll

Asked by noel_envode 1 week ago

Last reply by noel_envode 6 days ago

Default folder is no longer last folder uploaded from??

When i upload files, the default folder that Firefox always opened was the folder from which I last uploaded a file. This is no longer the case. Now however, since abou… (read more)

When i upload files, the default folder that Firefox always opened was the folder from which I last uploaded a file.

This is no longer the case.

Now however, since about a month or two ago, when I try and upload a file, Firefox always opens one particular a folder on my website instead of the last folder I uploaded a file from.

Please, any way out of this trap?

I want Firefox to open the last folder that I uploaded a file from.

Thanks

Asked by ririri 5 days ago

change "mailto"

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How … (read more)

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 1 week ago

Last reply by lanzarote 5 days ago

Remote control in browser bar every time I start up Firefox

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have … (read more)

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have to go into the about:config panel and search for the "Marionette" options. If I toggle the two settings that are true/false and restart, the remote control goes away. I did not install this feature, I have no idea how to use it, I don't need it, and I'm tired of having to do this every time I open Firefox. It's ridiculously annoying to the point that I'm ready to start using another browser. The internet has NO practical help on how to fix this for anyone who is not an expert in computer code. I need a permanent fix for this pesky and annoying bug.

Asked by msand1126 5 days ago

profiles

Hi ! Firefox asked me again to create a new profile. Third or forth time within a month or two. Nothing serious, I have to admit, takes a few minutes to recover bookmarks… (read more)

Hi !

Firefox asked me again to create a new profile. Third or forth time within a month or two. Nothing serious, I have to admit, takes a few minutes to recover bookmarks, reset duckduckgo as default search engine, etc., but why is it happening? Version 87.0, Windows 10, 64 bit.

And while I'm here... I use to download a lot of webpages, for information purposes, it's easier than to bookmark them all. Doesn't work correctly for a while now, they are not saved as webpages, but as something resembling html-format (or however to describe it)... Still working with Edge and Opera, so it must be a Firefox issue. And after each update Firefox was reset to French language automatically one or two days later, this also does not happen any more. I'm neither English nor French native speaker, so again, not a real problem, but why is it happening? or rather not happening any more?

Just curious... Thanks in advance for any hint Best regards Michael

Asked by micha.hoelt 6 days ago

Last reply by micha.hoelt 5 days ago