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Unable to setup Mozilla to automatically download PDF files in embed HTML

Hey there, I use Adobe Acrobat Pro to open PDFs for work. It always worked fine, set up to automatically open PDFs in Adobe, and they save to Downloads folder. For some … (read more)

Hey there,

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro to open PDFs for work. It always worked fine, set up to automatically open PDFs in Adobe, and they save to Downloads folder. For some reason now, after an update, the PDF always pulls up a save box and asks me to name the file (significantly slows down workflow). This only happened after an update.

I've figured out that the issue is related to a way that the PDFs are generated. So if I click it via a link that ends in .html instead of .pdf, it assumes it's a webpage and opens the pdf link in browser, and from there I have to click save, and then I'm prompted to type in the file name.

If I open a PDF link that's an actual .pdf file URL, then it saves to Downloads automatically and names the file "contractfile-1111" or whatever, numbered consecutively. Any ideas on how to get around this?

Thanks

Asked by chincsx123 1 year ago

Answered by malaysia.airlines.journal 1 year ago

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Today, after updating the browser. I can't sign in to Ancestry.com

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below. Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was bl… (read more)

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below.

Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was blocked by security rules. Your IP: 73.94.12.65 Incident ID: 6eae587fcef92d46

I have no idea what security rules, but I am working on a genealogy project and have never had a problem signing into Ancestry in multiple tabs before today. How do I fix this? Besides getting rid of Firefox, I mean. I have the same security extensions on this browser as I use on Vivaldi, Brave and Chrome - I avoid Chrome, but use Vivaldi and Brave regularly, along with Firefox.

Asked by Gene 2 years ago

Answered by Gene 2 years ago

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FIREFOX AUTOMATIC CLOSING WINDOWS

Hi: Why does Firefox 102.0.1 (Windows 11) keeps closing windows after a while (window inactive for an hour or so)? I have 25 or so windows opened (I work at them consta… (read more)

Hi:

Why does Firefox 102.0.1 (Windows 11) keeps closing windows after a while (window inactive for an hour or so)? I have 25 or so windows opened (I work at them constantly, I need them all at any time / even after an hour or so , some of them have tabs) . I have plenty of unused memory , there are NO issues like responsiveness , no crashes, etc); but I can't find some of the windows after a while , some windows have several tabs so I have to reopen the windwos with those tabs again. I have clicked on each of the available windows just to make sure I haven't overlooked; but I know for sure some windows are missing. I have disabled ALL extensions (there aren't many) but that doesn't solve the problem. Is there a setting (about:config) to tell Firefox NOT to do that automatically? It is like it is "garbage collecting"...... ....also, why is there no more confirmation dialog window when closing Firefox with multiple windows ? I don't mean closing tabs , I get confirmation dialogs for closing windows with multiple tabs , just not when exiting Firefox with multiple windows. I do have the sessions back when I restart firefox but I won't mind having a dialog window asking me if it is OK to exit.

Asked by HeavenlyFox 1 year ago

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not sizing labels correctly to Dymo 4XL

Firefox has suddenly stopped sizing shipping labels when downloading them from Amazon and ebay. They print way too large. Changing the printer setting, size, etc does not… (read more)

Firefox has suddenly stopped sizing shipping labels when downloading them from Amazon and ebay. They print way too large. Changing the printer setting, size, etc does not help. It seems as though Firefox is converting them somehow. I have tried clearing the printer settings in Firefox also.

Asked by aleedalipocky 1 year ago

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Un-setting privacy.resistFingerprinting requires browser restart.

I have the problem asked in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1297208], and indeed I had turned on/true privacy.resistFingerprinting. But I've turned it off and … (read more)

I have the problem asked in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1297208], and indeed I had turned on/true privacy.resistFingerprinting. But I've turned it off and reloading https://webbrowsertools.com/timezone/ still shows UTC time (though my system timezone is -0700 (CST)). I was going to ask what is wrong, when I realized I have to restart my browser. So submitting with that solution.

Asked by ElveySync 1 year ago

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Local domain brings up search results

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how i… (read more)

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how it was before?

Asked by menext 1 year ago

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Some sites do not load an error appears

Some sites do not load after the last update, sites which I have used before cor-el Oct 2, 2022, 10:33:13 I have an email reply but I do not understand the jargon I am … (read more)

Some sites do not load after the last update, sites which I have used before cor-el Oct 2, 2022, 10:33:13 I have an email reply but I do not understand the jargon I am not a comp. buff. I need to have clear instructions Thank you G. Arthur

Locking dupe thread - Original thread here: /questions/1391424

Asked by gladys2mike 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Revert Colorways changes

On startup this morning, I saw the Colorways options. I tried a few, but decided to keep my Dark theme. One of the first set of Colorways options was "no option," a ci… (read more)

On startup this morning, I saw the Colorways options. I tried a few, but decided to keep my Dark theme.

One of the first set of Colorways options was "no option," a circle with a slash. On the new Firefox View > Colorways page, that is no longer an option. I tried Settings > Manage Colors, to no avail.

The Firefox I'm using now has screwed up colors. I want to revert to the Firefox I had on startup. How do I do that?

Asked by Dave Parker 1 year ago

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Changed the theme but it reverses back to the old customized one?

I set my browser theme to a customized green theme I made myself with firefox color, then I decided I wanted something different and installed a new theme from the addons… (read more)

I set my browser theme to a customized green theme I made myself with firefox color, then I decided I wanted something different and installed a new theme from the addons page. It works until I close firefox, but if I open it again it changes back to the custom one I made? I can't find any settings that fix this and i don't want to delete the custom themes I made just to be able to use one of the addon themes I have saved.

Asked by catfishcatastrophies 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I remove a saved web address from Firefox 106?

I accidentally visited a bogus website instead of the legitimate UK Companies House website. I should have gone to companieshouse.gov.uk but ended up at companieshouse.… (read more)

I accidentally visited a bogus website instead of the legitimate UK Companies House website.

I should have gone to companieshouse.gov.uk but ended up at companieshouse.org.uk which is an escort site! (Yeah, no, it wasn't what I was looking for, OK?!)

But now I cannot get rid of the bogus address and it autofills every time I start typing "companies".

I have deleted it from History, but it still appears.

According to searches I've done, I should be able to go to tools/ settings/ privacy and security/ forms and autofill where I would be able to delete it, but Firefox 106.0.1 now only gives me the option to change saved credit card details.

So where do I find the location that this is saved so I can get rid of it.

PS No, I do *not* want to wipe all my history/ browsing data etc just to get rid of one fake address!

Asked by graham12 1 year ago

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Notes by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox Add-On, has corrupted my Bookmarks

I added an Add-On to try it called [by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox] Notes by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox which I have since removed as the Add-On has corrupted my Bookmarks… (read more)

I added an Add-On to try it called [by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox] Notes by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox which I have since removed as the Add-On has corrupted my Bookmarks. When I click 'Show Sidebars' my Bookmarks don't show (thought they are there) but it's as though the font is white making it impossible to see them.

If I click Bookmarks I can see them and/or when I click on Manage Bookmarks that option opens and I can see all my Bookmarks. This only happened after I added "Notes by Firefox by Mozilla Firefox" Add-On. I was thinking there could be possibility it could have been caused by changing the appearance to Dark Mode, (for example Facebook or Twitter, etc).

There must be a better fix then to refresh / restore Firefox to its default settings as I have about 90 Tabs Open

Asked by Teagan 1 year ago

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browser video

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but… (read more)

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but still nothing. I then installed chrome and the videos worked can you guys please give me an fix.

Asked by Jan 1 year ago

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Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (read more)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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How to make the scroll bar disappear

Please allow me to preface with I do not know how to code at all and I have found some options to make the scroll bar disappear, but with coding, and I'm hoping for an op… (read more)

Please allow me to preface with I do not know how to code at all and I have found some options to make the scroll bar disappear, but with coding, and I'm hoping for an option that takes that away easily.

I don't think it is any of my extensions causing this, and I don't think it's an option in Firefox to remove the scroll bar.

Please help if possible! It doesn't disappear even when I'm watching videos on fullscreen.

Thank you.

Asked by moon_613 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Youtube Music Bottom Control Bar Not Fuctioning

Good day, Would like to note that Youtube Music Control Bar doesn't seem to work on your browser anymore. Edge is working besides your browser can I ask is this a youtub… (read more)

Good day,

Would like to note that Youtube Music Control Bar doesn't seem to work on your browser anymore. Edge is working besides your browser can I ask is this a youtube problem or is it on my side or yours?

Kind Regards.

Asked by Brad_01 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox on a chromebook, tyring to install extensions for dashlane

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions … (read more)

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions work with Chrome, but I can't seem to get them to work with Frefox. The Chrome search engines choices are limited; ones that I never use with Firefox. Is there something in the Chromebook environment that limits firefox capabilities? (Am I looking for something that just is not possible?) Is there a work around? (Any Linux tricks?) I also have asked the same question of Dashlane, but have not heard back yet. My imperfect solution is use Chrome when it is a known website, and the password is recorded with Dashlane, and to use Firefox for new searches, where the choice of search engines is better.

Has anyone developed a search engine where there are no "sponsored" results. I understand that it would probably not be free.

Asked by amyinavl 1 year ago

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since latest update- firefox freezes then unfreezes-Windows 10 64 bit

Hi there since the latest update (17/1/23) Firefox seems to Hang then lockup then freeze then unfreeze when just browsing. no special tabs open such as Youtube- just lo… (read more)

Hi there

since the latest update (17/1/23) Firefox seems to Hang then lockup then freeze then unfreeze when just browsing.

no special tabs open such as Youtube- just locks up on browsing 2 tabs plus- google search on 1 and facebook on 1 tab-closed the google search tab then scrolling through Facebook,froze after 3 scrolls of the wheel,locked up then unfroze

Asked by brondster 1 year ago

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Unable to install firefox latest

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it. It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I… (read more)

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it. It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I have some pending work to do on my blog so I nee to install it ASAP. How can i fix it? Please help me. Thanks

Asked by zwigzsq038 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago