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How do I switch from just seeing words and links to seeing a webpage?

A web page for an insurance company I deal with has switched to just text and hyperlinks. I need to view it as a webpage. How do I switch back? It may have switched due… (read more)

A web page for an insurance company I deal with has switched to just text and hyperlinks. I need to view it as a webpage. How do I switch back?

It may have switched due to a slow connection, but I need to see it as a webpage.

Now the page and any links I follow only open as text and links. No other webpage does this.

I can't find any way to switch it back.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by kb3guz01 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Spell checker not working

Hi Guys and Girls, For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working. I have a new MacBook Pro and set… (read more)

Hi Guys and Girls,

For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working.

I have a new MacBook Pro and setup Firfox by installing it and siging in to sync.

The spell checker does not underline the words as I type here or in Google or WhatsApp Web.

Also when I right click no language opion appears.

I does work in Gmail for some weird reason.

After follwing a suggestion of installing an add-on dictionary and resarting Firefox, no change came about.

See attached for more...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by schalas 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Search with ctrl-k no longer works when keyword.enabled = false

For quite some time now I've had keyword.enabled set to false in my about:config because I don't like having the address bar try to autocomplete or turn things into searc… (read more)

For quite some time now I've had keyword.enabled set to false in my about:config because I don't like having the address bar try to autocomplete or turn things into search, when I do a ctrl-l.

I do like that I am still able to use ctrl-k to do a search when I need to. This would place a ? at the start of the field and whatever I type gets sent to search.

In a recent upgrade, ctrl-k still places the ? at the start of the address bar but doesn't send things to search. Instead, it now behaves as if I did a ctrl-l and typed in a bad URL.

I'm on Firefox 80 (on Fedora 32) but I can't be exactly sure which upgrade brought this change in behavior.

Is there a way to get the old behavior back? ctrl-l to enter a URL, ctrl-k to search.

Asked by Ed 2 years ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 1 year ago

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HIgh memory usage seems to continually increase!

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage! I can start … (read more)

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage!

I can start with a number of Tabs open & (after refreshing each Tab - to ensure it is "lice" & "active") I will get (according to Windows Task Manager) about 1,300MB in use.

Without opening up any more Tabs & without trying to run any Web-Based Videos, over a period of a few hours it will increase & increase & increase - perhaps getting up to 4,000MB!

I've cross checked with "about:performance" (to open FF's own Task Manager), to show the individual Tab usage, & that NEVER totals up to anywhere near the figures shown by the Windows Task Manager!!

Obviously, my FF is fully up to date!

Any comments!

Asked by John-B 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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I lost my phone & I don't have 2FA backup recovery codes for Bugzilla?

I lost my phone & I don't have 2FA backup recovery codes for Bugzilla. On that phone only I saved those backup recovery codes. I'm just frustrated about logging-in to… (read more)

I lost my phone & I don't have 2FA backup recovery codes for Bugzilla. On that phone only I saved those backup recovery codes. I'm just frustrated about logging-in to my Account. Please help me ASAP!

Asked by cyberdoctor0603 2 years ago

Last reply by noobwriterishere 1 year ago

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Volunteer signature?

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture… (read more)

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture on our document?

Asked by albertoj0320 2 years ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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screen share

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser. can anyone please tell me how can i fix this. … (read more)

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser.

can anyone please tell me how can i fix this.

Asked by faisal hassan 2 years ago

Last reply by davidcalvert 1 year ago

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Mozilla virus scam

I've been locked out of Firefox this morning, saying call this number 1-888-210-6552 Called the number and got a person in India. Hung up. Now how to restore my Firefox. … (read more)

I've been locked out of Firefox this morning, saying call this number 1-888-210-6552 Called the number and got a person in India. Hung up. Now how to restore my Firefox. Can I uninstall it then download new version. I was updated fully W10, McAfee and Firefox.

Asked by dwilsdon02 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Tabs below address bar.. IS anyone at Mozilla listening??

For years now Mozilla has been forcing users to add a userChrome file to get their tabs BELOW the address bar. They have also been changing the rules for doing it every … (read more)

For years now Mozilla has been forcing users to add a userChrome file to get their tabs BELOW the address bar. They have also been changing the rules for doing it every so often so users have to go back and modify their userChrome.css files.

WHY doesn't the Mozilla development team wake up and make it easier for users to maintain the look and feel of their UI to match their preferences. It shouldn't require a special .css file to make this happen.

PLEASE add settings in the about:config (or better yet in the tools/options) to allow users to move the tabs below the address bar line.

ARE YOU LISTENING Mozilla??

Asked by ddenby 2 years ago

Last reply by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 1 year ago

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new print menu terrible

The latest version 84.0.1 for Mac now opens a new print menu, which is terrible. How do I force it to go away and permanently default to "print using the system dialog",… (read more)

The latest version 84.0.1 for Mac now opens a new print menu, which is terrible. How do I force it to go away and permanently default to "print using the system dialog", which "Firefox help" never heard of. I can't find any way to get rid of it. It is a hateful change to Firefox, I hate it and my sister is in tears. She hates computers anyway. Seniors can't handle these dramatic changes.

Asked by jmaroon452 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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google meet feature - "change background" is not showing in firefox browser whereas it is showing in chrome

google meet feature - "change background" is not showing in firefox browser whereas it is showing in chrome. I have attached the screenshot of how it looks like in chrome… (read more)

google meet feature - "change background" is not showing in firefox browser whereas it is showing in chrome. I have attached the screenshot of how it looks like in chrome and how it is showing in firefox. please have a look at it.

Asked by christinallrejoice 2 years ago

Last reply by SRS 1 year ago

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Inability to play sound through bluetooth devices

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through a… (read more)

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through any of my butooth devices.

It was working on chrome spotify microsoft edge but not firefox. I have restarted my laptop, uninstalled the driver from my device manager and reinstalled it, refreshed firefox and uninstalled and reinstalled it back on my pc. Nothing has worked.

I have followed all solutions found here, i would appriciate all the help i can get.

Asked by Zeina 2 years ago

Last reply by Ivan (Home) 1 year ago

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Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Side View Window Error

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message: XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml … (read more)

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message:

XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml Line Number 1, Column 1:

Cannot find a way to fix.

Asked by chief1622 2 years ago

Last reply by battistelori 1 year ago

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White banner complety covers my menu bar and the only way to fix it is to reboot

A white bar completely covers the top of the browser. It is if the menu bar has disappeared. If I try and click where the menu bar should be I click right through the win… (read more)

A white bar completely covers the top of the browser. It is if the menu bar has disappeared. If I try and click where the menu bar should be I click right through the window to the other open applications below.

This has happened a few times and the only way to remedy it is to reboot the machine.

Image attached.

Any idea what is happening?

I am running firefox on windows 10 Version 84.0.2 (64-bit) (latest available)

Asked by mikejstevens 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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google calendar doesn't print. It loads fine.

When I select Print from the cal menu, I get the window preview which is normal. When selecting PRINT, nothing comes up. It just sits there. It used to bring up a dia… (read more)

When I select Print from the cal menu, I get the window preview which is normal. When selecting PRINT, nothing comes up. It just sits there. It used to bring up a dialog box to select printer (pdf, etc) This happens on multiple Windows machines and has for months. I just tried adding an exception for the pop-up blocker, no effect. Thanks!

Asked by Ellie 2 years ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago