Star Ratings Now Too Small with Latest Update

Hi there. Ever since the latest Firefox update, the star ratings accompanying my reviews on my website have shrunk. They used to be the perfect size, but now they're tiny… (read more)

Hi there. Ever since the latest Firefox update, the star ratings accompanying my reviews on my website have shrunk. They used to be the perfect size, but now they're tiny and look ridiculous. The stars I use aren't by code but rather ones than I cut and paste from a saved file. The words are all the same size as previously; it's only the stars that have shrunk. This has affected all the past hundreds of articles on my site as well as the new ones I add. What can I do to make the stars bigger as they were before this unfortunate update? Unfortunately, I don't have an example of how they used to look (because how could I have predicted such a nonsensical and user-unfriendly change?), but attached is how they look now. Thanks.

Asked by mattonmovies 1 week ago

Last reply by mattonmovies 6 days ago

Open some special PDF-Files in FF with a non-standard program

My FF is set so that PDF files are downloaded automatically. In principle, this should remain that way. Now, however, I would like a few PDF files from my own disk to be … (read more)

My FF is set so that PDF files are downloaded automatically. In principle, this should remain that way. Now, however, I would like a few PDF files from my own disk to be opened directly instead. I have thought up a workaround for this - which unfortunately (STILL?) doesn't work properly:

1) The files in question (so far only one, as a test) are renamed *.PXX. 2) In Win I have defined that these *.PXX files should NOT be opened with my generally used PDF programme, but with Adobe Acrobat. This WORKS. 3) Now I had to define in FF that PXX should be treated differently from PDF. I haven't managed to do that yet - the files are still written to the download folder - RENAMED *.PDF 4) Meanwhile I found some (as far as I know) "unused" extensions in FF, amog them *.IRC. So, I renamed my *.PXX-file *.IRC and defined in FF that *.IRC-files should be opend by Adobe Acrobat. 5) NEVERTHELESS - disregarding this definition - the *.IRC-files are NOT opened but "downloaded" to the download-folder AND renamed *.PDF

Does anyone haven an idea?

Asked by Sceptic 1 week ago

Last reply by Sceptic 5 days ago

Infinite captcha on google tabs

On old tabs, where I have opened google.com, there is infinite captcha! Once I solve it, it will immediately return back. I tried delete cache and cookies and restart PC.… (read more)

On old tabs, where I have opened google.com, there is infinite captcha! Once I solve it, it will immediately return back. I tried delete cache and cookies and restart PC. Nothing helped! I read on reddit it is known issue with Firefox!

Asked by empleat 4 weeks ago

Last reply by empleat 5 days ago

Printing cuts off content in some pages

While I appreciate the recent improvements to the Firefox Print interface and features, there are still lingering formatting issues that have existed for a very long time… (read more)

While I appreciate the recent improvements to the Firefox Print interface and features, there are still lingering formatting issues that have existed for a very long time. The most common issue is that portions of content get cut off between pages. Here is one example:

https://www.nolas.com/home/#menus - click FOOD category near top - open Print (does not matter if "Save to PDF" or printer is selected) - default print settings

In the print preview (left side), printed page or saved PDF there are missing parts of text: - beginning of page 4 cuts off from "SHARE PLATES" to half-way through the first item's description. - top of page 8 (under "NOLA CLASSICS") one of the 6 items is missing entirely.

This issue remains even when using different scale factors.

Tested on current software: - Firefox 86.0.1 (new profile) - macOS 10.12 -through- 10.15

Asked by macguyver 2 weeks ago

Last reply by macguyver 4 days ago

Browser not supported

A lot of youtube videos are not working , i get this message when playing them " Your browser can't play this video. Learn more" I had tried safe mode, disabled all exte… (read more)

A lot of youtube videos are not working , i get this message when playing them " Your browser can't play this video. Learn more" I had tried safe mode, disabled all extensions, had the latest firefox, switched to beta firefox and still nothing. what could be the problem? I don't want to change my browser. thanks

Asked by Andrei831 1 month ago

Last reply by Andrei831 4 days ago

Password Manager Lockwise vs. Old

Showing all passwords in a list view as it was in the old password manager was really helpful. I tried to install this: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&a… (read more)

Showing all passwords in a list view as it was in the old password manager was really helpful. I tried to install this: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3062276

But unfortunately with the newest Firefox 84 it is not working anymore. I get an error message.

Is there any other possibility to reactivate the old password manager? There are countless of people and threads on the internet wanting this feature back. Mozilla made a step backwards here unfortunately.

Thank you for your help!

Asked by Nils 2 months ago

Last reply by Nils 4 days ago

Bookmarks missing on sign-in

Hi, Due to issues with a windows update, my computer went through 2 clean installs recently. After the first one, I was able to download Firefox, log in, and sync all my … (read more)

Hi,

Due to issues with a windows update, my computer went through 2 clean installs recently. After the first one, I was able to download Firefox, log in, and sync all my previous extensions and bookmarks. However, after the second clean install, I just logged into Firefox and it did not bring up any of my previous bookmarks or extensions. Where did they go? How can I get them back?

Please help. Thanks,

Asked by shanig.rox 1 week ago

Last reply by shanig.rox 4 days ago

Arrow keys causing Windows 10 pop up volume controls.

All of a sudden my right arrow key is causing the windows 10 volume pop up to come and increase my volume which is very annoying, how do I fix this? I already did this, … (read more)

All of a sudden my right arrow key is causing the windows 10 volume pop up to come and increase my volume which is very annoying, how do I fix this? I already did this, and restarted Firefox and windows 10, didn't work. hardwaremediakeys. enabled = false.

Asked by Anonymous 3 months ago

Last reply by Anonymous 4 days ago

Unsecure connection

Hi I’ve been trying to access some sites for a couple of weeks or more (from the last update) and an unsafe connection is identified to me. The page has no possibility t… (read more)

Hi

I’ve been trying to access some sites for a couple of weeks or more (from the last update) and an unsafe connection is identified to me. The page has no possibility to send Mozilla any feedback. The paradox is that even the forum Mozillaitalia.org results with an unsafe connection.

What to do in order to be able to enter the sites in which I have always entered and which are now unsafe?

Thank you

Asked by bedevil_90 1 week ago

Last reply by bedevil_90 3 days ago

Downloading firefox

After a recent upgrade...I got an error message about an 85/86 discrepancy. I was told to delete and restore Firefox....Now I can't load Firefox because of a 7-Zip error … (read more)

After a recent upgrade...I got an error message about an 85/86 discrepancy. I was told to delete and restore Firefox....Now I can't load Firefox because of a 7-Zip error "Can not create temp folder file." Please help.

Asked by sdix1 2 weeks ago

Last reply by sdix1 3 days ago

Items in Bookmarks toolbar randomly rearranging.

Items in my Bookmarks toolbar (and the overflow bookmarks list) keep rearranging themselves. I put them back in order, then every time I open Firefox, they rearrange agai… (read more)

Items in my Bookmarks toolbar (and the overflow bookmarks list) keep rearranging themselves. I put them back in order, then every time I open Firefox, they rearrange again. I've read through and tried everything suggested in the discussions and articles except the refresh, with I'd prefer not to do if it's not absolutely necessary. Nothing else suggested has worked. Any help will be appreciated. I believe this started after the last Firefox update. This is getting frustrating to the point I'm ready to stop using Firefox altogether. Thank you!

Asked by lhph74oo 2 weeks ago

Last reply by lhph74oo 2 days ago

Firefox recently started to constantly freeze

Starting about a week ago, Firefox has had periods where it would freeze for about 5 seconds, followed by working normally for about 10 seconds. In between cycles of free… (read more)

Starting about a week ago, Firefox has had periods where it would freeze for about 5 seconds, followed by working normally for about 10 seconds. In between cycles of freezing, there would also be periods where it functioned normally. The freezing doesn't seem to be triggered by anything specific. It happens when I'm scrolling, typing, or even sometimes when I'm doing nothing at all on a page. This also happens whether or not I have other programs open that could be slowing things down. According to task manager, I have plenty of spare CPU and RAM when it happens. I've tried turning off hardware acceleration, recreating the places file, and checking session restore as per this help article. It has also happened after restarting Firefox, so it shouldn't be a problem with that.

Asked by hagamablabla 1 week ago

Last reply by hagamablabla 1 day ago

Firefox Nightly 89.0a1 dark theme tab font is very bright

My firefox nightly's tab font is very bright when the window is selected, please help, i have tried: switching my app mode in the windows settings, using a multitude of d… (read more)

My firefox nightly's tab font is very bright when the window is selected, please help, i have tried: switching my app mode in the windows settings, using a multitude of different userchromes, and using different themes. I do use a userchrome called "Edge-FrFox" this can be viewed at https://github.com/bmFtZQ/Edge-FrFox

Asked by kbsunshine356 6 days ago

Share user js library beetween all extension

The firefox extensions expect to find the respective javascript files inside their definition folder containing manifest files and related resources Is it possible to acc… (read more)

The firefox extensions expect to find the respective javascript files inside their definition folder containing manifest files and related resources Is it possible to access and share the same user library (js file) between all extensions without having to copy it back to all the extension folders when it is modified? Thanks for any suggestions you have

Asked by acc2013a 1 week ago

Last reply by acc2013a 6 days ago

symbolic link for places.sqlite respect

Hallo, I have two firefox profiles with which I wish to share bookmarks. An easy solution is to create a symbolic link replacing the one places.sqlite file with a link to… (read more)

Hallo,

I have two firefox profiles with which I wish to share bookmarks. An easy solution is to create a symbolic link replacing the one places.sqlite file with a link to the file in the other profile, thus we're always just using one set of bookmarks and all is happy. However, Firefox keeps overriding my link; labeling the file "corrupt" and replacing it with a cached version. I need to know how to stop firefox from overriding my input and respect the changes made in the profile folder. I need to disable whatever mechanism is going on that is checking the files and reconstituting them.

                                Tak!

Asked by matieusinjon 1 week ago

Last reply by matieusinjon 6 days ago

firefox shows xml parse error while loading a xml in html file, while chrome works fine

I am trying to load a xml file in html file in firefox, everytime it shows xml parse error, location index.html, line 1 column 39. While in chrome works fine. HTML: <… (read more)

I am trying to load a xml file in html file in firefox, everytime it shows xml parse error, location index.html, line 1 column 39. While in chrome works fine.

HTML:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
 <meta charset="utf-8" />
</head> 

the JS CODE:

 $.ajax({
    type: 'POST',
    xhrFields: {
      responseType: 'blob'
    },
    dataType: 'binary',
    url: 'wf/Ad/export?cr=' + cr,
    data: wfdName,
    contentType: 'application/text;charset=utf-8',
    dataType: "binary",
    success: function(data) {
      var fileName = wfdName+".xml" //if you have the fileName header available
      if(window.navigator.msSaveOrOpenBlob){
        var blob = new Blob([data], { type: "text/plain"});
        window.navigator.msSaveOrOpenBlob(blob, fileName); 
      }else{
        $("#download-link").prop("href",window.URL.createObjectURL(data));
        $("#download-link").prop("download",fileName);
        $("#download-link")[0].click();
      }
    },
    error: function(jqXHR, textStatus, errorThrown) {
      console.log(errorThrown);
      console.log(jqXHR.responseText);
      var msg = 'Failed to export';
      showNotification(false, msg, 0);
}

Asked by xxzzyy 6 days ago