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Immobilize mobile bookmarks into regular format accepted by other browsers (chrome, gmail, yahoo)

My isp for mail has gone cheapo and dropped me from using mail as a back up to send any portion of the 5000 links I had on Firefox...so please don't ask if I can send the… (read more)

My isp for mail has gone cheapo and dropped me from using mail as a back up to send any portion of the 5000 links I had on Firefox...so please don't ask if I can send them. Even click and drag only works ONE bookmark at a time (it just disappears if I drag a bunch whether 10 or 4000!).

I am trying to get the bookmarks easily onto other browsers such as Chrome, Yahoo or lastly, gmail. All of these have the simplest of directions, either to "export as HTML" or as JSON (from Fri the 13th?!). In any event, they worked with ALL other bookmark files/folders, but not the ones within the mobile bookmarks on f.fox. How in heck am I going to be able to export them in a significant #, if Mozilla doesn't have a feature to correct them out of whatever gosh darn format they're in, and let them be unencumbered for direct "export to" or "import to" settiings on other browsers or from the mac/firefox "save as new file". At first I thought it was the fact that bookmarks for the mac also get designated as icloud if I move them to desktop sometimes (i.e there's a cute little icon on desk above file/name/pic. I don't think that is the case as the other bookmarks I've sent would have failed (but they didn't). Isn't there a simple app that can extricate these "mobile bookmarks' as they certainly are NOT, and were not posed to me as a issue when I started using SYNC!

Asked by yuppiemobile69 2 months ago

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Firefox "mobile" bookmarks (5,000 web page links) won't transfer to other browsers!

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1435156] My isp for mail has gone cheapo and dropped me from using mail as a back up to send any portion of the 500… (read more)

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My isp for mail has gone cheapo and dropped me from using mail as a back up to send any portion of the 5000 links I had on Firefox...so please don't ask if I can send them. Even click and drag only works ONE bookmark at a time (it just disappears if I drag a bunch whether 10 or 4000!).

   I am trying to get the bookmarks easily onto other browsers such as Chrome, Yahoo or lastly, gmail.  All of these have the simplest of directions, either to "export as HTML" or as JSON (from Fri the 13th?!).  In any event, they worked with ALL other bookmark files/folders, but not the ones within the mobile bookmarks on f.fox.
   How in heck am I going to be able to export them in a significant #, if Mozilla doesn't have a feature to correct them out of whatever gosh darn format they're in, and let them be unencumbered for direct "export to" or "import to" settiings on other browsers or from the mac/firefox "save as new file".
   At first I thought it was the fact that bookmarks for the mac also get designated as icloud if I move them to desktop sometimes (i.e there's a cute little icon on desk above file/name/pic.  I don't think that is the case as the other bookmarks I've sent would have failed (but they didn't).
  Isn't there a simple app that can extricate these "mobile bookmarks' as they certainly are NOT, and were not posed to me as a issue when I started using SYNC!

Asked by yuppiemobile69 2 months ago

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503 service temporarily unavailable

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When I enter a question in the search bar the following message appears: 503 service temporarily unavailable. This has been an issue since around 0700 EST. ¿Que pasa? mwlttm@gmail.com

Asked by mwlttm 2 months ago

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Spacebar not working on random sites

Clicking on the spacebar, does not produce a space between words, when typing text. I'm using a Mac Mini M1, on macOS Monterey (V 12.4), along with a Logitech MX Keys for… (read more)

Clicking on the spacebar, does not produce a space between words, when typing text. I'm using a Mac Mini M1, on macOS Monterey (V 12.4), along with a Logitech MX Keys for Mac keyboard.

This happens randomly, for instance, on this very message. I previously posted a question regarding another problem that I came across with the same hardware and Firefox.

I found the solution to that problem by disabling an Extension in Firefox, however, I can't begin to think where to look for what setting, that may be causing my current problem.

Asked by Gilberto A Rivera 1 year ago

Answered by Gilberto A Rivera 1 year ago

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I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab. How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not … (read more)

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab.

How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not the same tab?

Asked by Nomboo 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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cannot disable google document viewer

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifica… (read more)

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifically right click and tell it to open with Acrobat. I have disabled everything thing I know in both Chrome and Firefox, cleared the caches, rebooted, and the default behavior persists. Worse, the Document Viewer REQUIRES a complicated, infuriating sign in process that has only worked ONCE in dozens of sign in attempts. Please help with this.

Asked by Jay 1 year ago

Answered by Jay 1 year ago

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corrupted booksmarks Firefox 99.0.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 Macbook Air (M1)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice… (read more)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice. George

Asked by 7640 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Default font is replacing all fonts everywhere

The Firefox desktop browser default font is replacing all fonts on some websites, only title fonts on some others, and then leaving others unchanged. It seems random, and… (read more)

The Firefox desktop browser default font is replacing all fonts on some websites, only title fonts on some others, and then leaving others unchanged. It seems random, and I can't stop the default font from taking over randomly on most websites no matter what I do. This was not happening until today, and no browsers or general MacBook Air preferences were changed between today and yesterday when I last used the browser on desktop.

Under Firefox Preferences » Fonts » Advanced, I've made sure to check the box to "Allow pages to choose their own fonts instead of your selections above", and I've unchecked it, and I've re-checked it, and the default is still overriding fonts on most websites.

I've quit and restarted Firefox 3 times.

Help!

Asked by Elan 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Move address bar

Is it possible to move the address bar above or below the Bookmarks Toolbar in Firefox 100.0 (64 bit). If not, can you provide a link to the latest version of Firefox fo… (read more)

Is it possible to move the address bar above or below the Bookmarks Toolbar in Firefox 100.0 (64 bit). If not, can you provide a link to the latest version of Firefox for Mac OS X Catalina (10.15.7) that does not have the address bar on the same level as the Bookmarks Toolbar.

Many thanks.

Asked by schwine1 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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video playback fails

Video playback fails to load. When accessing videos from Crunchyroll on a Macbook pro running Monterey2.3.1 (21E258) from Firefox 98.0.2 (64-bit), I see a spinning animat… (read more)

Video playback fails to load. When accessing videos from Crunchyroll on a Macbook pro running Monterey2.3.1 (21E258) from Firefox 98.0.2 (64-bit), I see a spinning animation that never stops. I can access the same content from Crunchyroll by using Firefox from my iPhone without issue. I can view other streaming content like YouTube and Netflix without error. Is there a setting or other fix that I can employ to make this work? I have previously used a workaround with an extension that emulates a mobile environment. Unfortunately this no longer works. TIA for your help.

Eric Kirkpatrick

Asked by ekirkpatrick 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Web browser thru Firefox

All of a sudden when I go into Firefox and type in the web browser it comes up on left hand side of the screen and is so small that it is impossible to read. It has neve… (read more)

All of a sudden when I go into Firefox and type in the web browser it comes up on left hand side of the screen and is so small that it is impossible to read. It has never done this before

Asked by teffy1 1 year ago

Answered by YongHan 1 year ago

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"This time, search with" bar still shows after disabling it.

I've removed all address bar suggestions except bookmarks and yet I'm still seeing the "This time, search with" bar. Firefox support's "upload images" not working, so i … (read more)

I've removed all address bar suggestions except bookmarks and yet I'm still seeing the "This time, search with" bar.

Firefox support's "upload images" not working, so i uploaded screenshots on an external site.

Settings page

Address Bar

Asked by Kiran 1 year ago

Answered by YongHan 1 year ago

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How do I get Firefox to autofill URL's past the top level domain?

When I start typing URL's in Firefox, it will only ever suggest the URL so far as the top level domain. For instance, I frequently visit trakt.tv/dashboard. But when I ty… (read more)

When I start typing URL's in Firefox, it will only ever suggest the URL so far as the top level domain. For instance, I frequently visit trakt.tv/dashboard. But when I type "tr" into the URL bar, Firefox only ever suggests trakt.tv - I have to manually press the forward arrow key and type in "/d" in order for it to autofill the rest. It doesn't matter how many time I type the full URL in or even the fact that I've deleted all history only visited trakt.tv/dashboard, Firefox will still only autofill trakt.tv

Is there some about:config setting I can change to make Firefox recognize and prioritize specific frequently visited URL's over just top level domains?

Asked by Rasmus 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Grammarly.com not letting me log in

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted the… (read more)

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted them, but the solutions they're telling me to do have had no success. I've already disabled other extensions to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I cleared cache and cookies, and I've also removed the autofill option as well. My firefox is up to date.

Asked by Kandyce 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Mozilla Firefox ver. 50 not prompting user to install Java plug-in for legacy website

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadshe… (read more)

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadsheets is supposed to load we keep getting a "A plugin is required to play this content" error message, but no option to install/approve the running of Javascript.

I have downloaded and installed the JRE and JDK on the endpoint device, but still no luck getting Firefox to load it. I am running the 32-bit version of the web browser, not 64-bit, so I am kind of stumped about how to proceed from here.

Is there a place I can manually download/install these Java plug-ins?

Thanks.

Asked by kris.robinson 1 year ago

Answered by kris.robinson 1 year ago

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Web page doesn't load normally

I don't understand why FitnessBlender.com looks all out of wack, it has been like this for as long as I can remember. Font is all crazy and overlapping, hard to even navi… (read more)

I don't understand why FitnessBlender.com looks all out of wack, it has been like this for as long as I can remember. Font is all crazy and overlapping, hard to even navigate the page. Have also noticed FF is loading everything slowly lately especially FB, which eventually stops loading as you scroll through the feed. I have cleared my caches etc to speed it up but has gone back to being slow. I have loved the concepts available with FF and hate to stop using it but it has become annoying.

Asked by Terri 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' just doesn't work.

I want to be able to close Firefox and have all cookies and site data removed - but I want to keep my history. Checking the box to do just this in 'Privacy & Securi… (read more)

I want to be able to close Firefox and have all cookies and site data removed - but I want to keep my history.

Checking the box to do just this in 'Privacy & Security' will delete cookies when I close Firefox - but all the site data remains. Under 'History' I have 'use custom settings' enabled, as well as 'remember browsing and download history'. I've tried various permutations of this, but can't get it to do what Firefox says it will.

Being able to do this is one of the main reason I want to use Firefox, but it doesn't seem to work. I have to manually delete both cookies and site data.

Any suggestions to try to delete cookies and site data when Firefox closes, but remember history?

Asked by rockpapersizzors 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Export my personal about:config changes

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of … (read more)

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of times, from Mac to windows to Linux. Is there an easy way I can save my personal about:config changes to a file for easy import on other systems?

Thanks

Asked by td540 1 year ago

Answered by td540 1 year ago

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When trying to close a single tab, all tabs disappear. Clicking on the Firefox, all tabs appear even the one I was try to close,

Give me a fix to Firefox, if one exists. I noted the same problem was listed in 2014. I have deleted Firefox from my Mac. Downloaded it again and installed it. The sa… (read more)

Give me a fix to Firefox, if one exists. I noted the same problem was listed in 2014. I have deleted Firefox from my Mac. Downloaded it again and installed it. The same set of tabs appear. Help!! Using Mac OS Catalina, 10.15.7,

Asked by Jerry 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago