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Firefox don't move cursor with page down

Quite often when I page down to read message from website, then I found I missed something and like to go back one page, page up will bring me back to the top. Upon check… (read more)

Quite often when I page down to read message from website, then I found I missed something and like to go back one page, page up will bring me back to the top. Upon checking it is because Firefox don't move cursor with page down, the cursor still at the top and thus page up bring me there

It is really inconvenience and if anyway to fix that?

Asked by carfield 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to remove "visit" suggestions from urlbar

Earlier it was removed using style in userChrome.css file - " #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult richlistitem:first-of-type[actiontype="visiturl"] ", after update to 78.3 esr… (read more)

Earlier it was removed using style in userChrome.css file - " #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult richlistitem:first-of-type[actiontype="visiturl"] ", after update to 78.3 esr version this isn't working. I tried with deleted /home/.mozila folder (new profile) and with menu home ->top sites and search suggestions switched off (and also with and without userChrome.css file) so this is isn't the case. Thanks for help.

Asked by glasswalker 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Screenshots feature unavailable after moving Firefox

Same Problem on 2 Macs (!) (PowerBook Pro with HighSierra + PowerBook Pro with Mojave). Both have latest Firefox 81.0.1 installed: I moved Firefox App inside die App Fold… (read more)

Same Problem on 2 Macs (!) (PowerBook Pro with HighSierra + PowerBook Pro with Mojave). Both have latest Firefox 81.0.1 installed:

I moved Firefox App inside die App Folder (used it for years without problems put of another directory). When launching it again, I was informed by a promt window, that Firefox uses now a new default profile instead of my own profile. So I launched "about:profiles" and choosed my old profile as my standard profile again and restareted FF.

My Bookmarks and so on where restored as expected, but I recognized, that the feature to create screenshots was suddenly gone. On both Macs ! No Button in the bar and also no option with right mouse click. I tried also "about:config", but there all screenshot settings have been ok.

Screenshot feature is only missing in my profile. It works if I choose the new standard profile without all my bookmarks an so on, but this is no help to me.

What can I do to make the screenshot feature work with my profile again? Thanks for your help in advance!

Asked by chris298 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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ancestry.com suddenly stopped working yesterday in Firefox

I had a tab open in Firefox for ancestry.com yesterday and was toggling back and forth with other open tabs when suddenly when I clicked on the ancestry tab the page was … (read more)

I had a tab open in Firefox for ancestry.com yesterday and was toggling back and forth with other open tabs when suddenly when I clicked on the ancestry tab the page was all greyed out and I couldn't click on anything. It was working just fine a few minutes earlier.

I can open ancestry.com just fine Microsoft Edge browser so I'm assuming the problem is with Firefox.

Thank you for any help you can give me!

Diane

Asked by Didee1000 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Would browsers support JavaScript if built today?

With JavaScript move from untypted language to typed language and adding class syntax to come closer to Java/C# and also Java move toward functional programming and emerg… (read more)

With JavaScript move from untypted language to typed language and adding class syntax to come closer to Java/C# and also Java move toward functional programming and emerge of modern languages such as Kotlin, would browser (and HTML5) still pick JavaScript as a language to support dynamic content?

To me, feels like JavaScript+HTML5 are trying to solve what Java Applets tried to solve in early days of Java but pure Java was not a good solution. However, Kotlin + HTML5 probably would be better option today if we were not stick to tons of applications and users that still rely on JavaScript in their browsers. Or are there any specific features in JavaScript that still makes it best solution?

Asked by zamanifar53 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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home page setting not working

I've set the page to Google with me logged in. Use current page. saved. close. open. Nope, still wants me to log in, but the displayed page is the generic google search p… (read more)

I've set the page to Google with me logged in. Use current page. saved. close. open. Nope, still wants me to log in, but the displayed page is the generic google search page. Am I missing another setting somewhere? I have few add-ons, only FF recommended, nothing fancy going on. Thanks.

Asked by promytius 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox completely resets when quit (Preferences, web information, bookmarks, history, etc.)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and pur… (read more)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and purposes, it's as though I deleted and re-installed firefox every time I quit out of it. Bookmarks are removed, and any default bookmarks I removed are re-instated. It also opens up the set-up and privacy web pages that it does for the first time when you open it. None of the preference files are locked, it's set to remember history and I'm not permanently in private browsing, it's not even supposed to delete cookies. It's been like this since the moment I installed it; refreshing firefox changes nothing, uninstalling and reinstalling it also changes nothing. The only thing that stays the same is that my computer keeps firefox as my default browser.

Asked by lotknockmc 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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When clicking “Play” on Roblox, it just opens a new tab and brings me to the homepage of Roblox.

So basically when I click “Play” on the Roblox website, it brings me to a new Roblox homepage tab. I know this isn’t really the place to be complaining about this, but I … (read more)

So basically when I click “Play” on the Roblox website, it brings me to a new Roblox homepage tab. I know this isn’t really the place to be complaining about this, but I can’t find ANYTHING on Reddit, the Roblox forums, or any other help website, leaving the Mozilla forums as a last resort.

Asked by Conrad Jordan 2 years ago

Answered by Conrad Jordan 2 years ago

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Cannot Add New Bookmarks Across Multiple Devices

My account randomly stopped allowing me to add new bookmarks. This started about a month ago (maybe less). I have the account on multiple devices and can't add bookmarks … (read more)

My account randomly stopped allowing me to add new bookmarks. This started about a month ago (maybe less). I have the account on multiple devices and can't add bookmarks from any of them. I have refreshed Firefox and deleted the recommended files, but nothing has fixed the issue.

Asked by quinn.dauenhauer 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox is not staying logged in to saved accounts

Every time I close Firefox and open it again, no logged in accounts are saved. I need to log back in (for google account and so on ...) That happened after I cleared all … (read more)

Every time I close Firefox and open it again, no logged in accounts are saved. I need to log back in (for google account and so on ...) That happened after I cleared all the cookies from the websites. Before, everything was working fine.

Asked by rakcevic24 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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FireFox stops responding inside a website

Frequently when on a website I will do a search, or try to print, and after issuing the command, FireFox just sits there and does nothing. I go to a different browser, lo… (read more)

Frequently when on a website I will do a search, or try to print, and after issuing the command, FireFox just sits there and does nothing. I go to a different browser, log on to my account on the same website and it searches, prints or otherwise functions normally.

Here is an example where after hitting the search button on the website, FireFox sits and leave me a blank screen. Screen shot attached.

https://www.americastestkitchen.com/search?q=ham%20and%20scalloped%20potatoes

I have updated to the latest version of FireFox hoping that the problem would go away, but it persists. This is getting very frustrating, and since other browsers don't do this, it is drawing me away from Firefox, which I have used as my default browser for years.

Asked by Tom George 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Mozilla Firefox keeps opening to Lavasoft ad-aware secure search page. Not sure how to remove this extension...

Since the past few weeks, my Mozilla Firefox on my laptop keeps opening to Lavasoft ad-aware secure search page. I don't know what I installed or what I did that could ha… (read more)

Since the past few weeks, my Mozilla Firefox on my laptop keeps opening to Lavasoft ad-aware secure search page. I don't know what I installed or what I did that could have caused this, but I wish to remove this and instead have the Google search page open up by default. I can't get this done and it is annoying. I don't see this extension installed in the list of Firefox extensions, nor do I see any program like this installed on my computer. I checked the Firefox search engines, and I only have Google activated. I am on Firefox 81.0.1, by the way. I have attached an image of what it looks like. Any ideas, anyone? Thanks in advance!

Asked by zuhairreza 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Restore Backup Problem

Thanks to a problem with Yahoo taking over my search functions, I had to eliminate some add-ons. Unfortunately, this meant that my browser history, saved passwords, and b… (read more)

Thanks to a problem with Yahoo taking over my search functions, I had to eliminate some add-ons. Unfortunately, this meant that my browser history, saved passwords, and bookmarks were effectively eliminated. When I try to restore the bookmarks it can see the files but I get the "unable to load file" error.

Any suggestions?

Asked by jamaisj 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to fix losing all your typed work in firefox session when you hit the 'backspace' key

the problem with firefox going to a previous page and deleting all your typed work when you hit the backspace key is a known issue, for over eight years, and firefox has … (read more)

the problem with firefox going to a previous page and deleting all your typed work when you hit the backspace key is a known issue, for over eight years, and firefox has no intention of fixing the problem despite countless user complaints. the resulting loss in thousands of man-hours of work is not acceptable under any circumstances

but what is unacceptable aside from all the lost man-hours is that instead of mozilla immediately fixing the problem, it has allowed it to linger. i can no longer afford to use mozilla software. it's easier for me to delete all mozilla software from each and every one of my computers than have to keep track of the browser.backspace_action key for all of them. i'm going through all my drives and deleting everything to do with firefox

here's how to do it: download vivaldi browser and import all of your firefox settings: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11v63-MFUkOGVRm4Oia5EuW_ZTqVZosXl/view?usp=sharing

use this walkthrough to import all of your firefox tabs into vivaldi: https://browserengine.net/how-to-import-tabs-from-chrome-to-firefox-and-vice-versa/

search through all your drives for "mozilla" and "firefox", and delete everything, esp. having to do with "installer" or "setup" https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S5iAcWjC_wh0vNiWJujR-xk7lfhgihPJ/view?usp=sharing

there. you will never destroy your work by using the backspace key, and you can edit your typed work without fear of mozilla hijacking your browser and destroying all of your work

you can go the extra mile by putting every correspondence from mozilla that concerns donations into the spam folder

Asked by hamoo 1 year ago

Answered by hamoo 1 year ago

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Accidentally removed an extension from the toolbar, how do I get it back?

As the subject says, I accidentally banished my Nord VPN extension to the nether world and I have no clue how to get it back on my toolbar. I tried disabling it, then ena… (read more)

As the subject says, I accidentally banished my Nord VPN extension to the nether world and I have no clue how to get it back on my toolbar.

I tried disabling it, then enabling it again then I tried removing it then adding it again but no dice.

Thanks in advance for any help I could get on this.

Asked by glaminous 1 year ago

Answered by glaminous 1 year ago

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firefox always crash when visiting website with media content.

firefox always crash when visiting website with media content (youtube, and w3 html5 video test page) i started firefox with --safe-mode and i got this error - [Child 211… (read more)

firefox always crash when visiting website with media content (youtube, and w3 html5 video test page) i started firefox with --safe-mode and i got this error - [Child 2113, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=ffff5d305c00 Decode error: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) - RefPtr<MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::SamplesPromise> mozilla::MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::DoGetSamples(int32_t): manager is detached.: file /home/gitlab-runner/builds/DVuPV_et/0/manjaro-arm/packages/extra/firefox/src/firefox-80.0.1/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3470 - then firefox become unresponsive and i have to kill it.

Asked by boku 1 year ago

Answered by boku 1 year ago

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Washington Post home page is scrambled. New with latest Firefox update 80.0.1

The Washington Post home page is scrambled, with everything pushed to the left edge of the window. Works on other browsers (Chrome, Edge) Other WAPO pages seem to work f… (read more)

The Washington Post home page is scrambled, with everything pushed to the left edge of the window. Works on other browsers (Chrome, Edge) Other WAPO pages seem to work fine, just the home page (https://www.washingtonpost.com/) Running in safe mode ( add-ons disabled) changes nothing.

Seems to have just started, I think with the 80.0.1 update.

Any suggestions??

thx, Mark

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Asked by markeh 1 year ago

Answered by markeh 1 year ago