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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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Update ruined pdfviewer design

Update came and I became furious that the pdfviewer is changed (I could write you a 300 page book why the forced UI and changes to user settings are terrible and hated ev… (read more)

Update came and I became furious that the pdfviewer is changed (I could write you a 300 page book why the forced UI and changes to user settings are terrible and hated everywhere). I would like to use the previous version (with the dark background), not this white version which burns out my eyes. I really hope that there is an option for this and only I could not find it.

Thanks in advance!

P.s: I do not want to install any themes/plugins/whatevers to solve this problem, the previous Firefox pdf viewer did not need them.

Asked by kopaszkukac69 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Java script web page will not print to a PDF file using DoPDF7.

NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data at http://nowdata.rcc-acis.org/eax/ contains a web page that has a Java Script. When I click on a weather station, and click OK, then t… (read more)

NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data at http://nowdata.rcc-acis.org/eax/ contains a web page that has a Java Script. When I click on a weather station, and click OK, then try to print to a PDF file using DoPDF7, a save as window opens up, but quickly closes, before I can do anything. I had to use IE to do wanted to do.

Asked by wworonick 2 years ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago

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New Print Menu MISSING "Simplify Page" Option??

I am now seeing the new Firefox print screen when I try to print something from a webpage, but there is something critical missing from that screen. What happened to the… (read more)

I am now seeing the new Firefox print screen when I try to print something from a webpage, but there is something critical missing from that screen. What happened to the "Simplify Page" option?? That, to me, was an incredibly valuable option within Firefox, given that I have to do a lot of printing from websites. Is that option now hidden somewhere in the new print screen, or has it been removed? For me, given what I do, that option is something of a deal-breaker. If Firefox has removed it, I may have to begin using a different browser.

Asked by apatbcp 2 years ago

Last reply by cvancant 1 year ago

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Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help w**********y@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 2 years ago

Last reply by taccardi 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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some printer fonts are scrambled

A few pages have scrambled printer fonts, not all. Tried troubleshooting with Reset Firefox printer setting and Reset all Firefox printer settings not even thinking abo… (read more)

A few pages have scrambled printer fonts, not all. Tried troubleshooting with Reset Firefox printer setting and Reset all Firefox printer settings not even thinking about a refresh!

How to I clear the parameters that determine how the printer fonts are controlled. Seems like something is corrupted. Does not scramble most pages. Simplify Pages prints the same page correctly. Same pages print fine in Edge. document attached on how firefox prints the page and how edge prints the same page. Can't be the printer driver.

Eddie Colbert Jr eddielc@erols.com

Asked by eddielc 2 years ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago

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Firefox ignores installed Fonts (OpenDyslexic) after update (Mac)

Hi, after an update Firefox doesn't list Fonts I used to use on all websites. Firefox: 83.0 MacOs 10.13.6 Usually the fonts are installed under /Users/myUser/Library/F… (read more)

Hi,

after an update Firefox doesn't list Fonts I used to use on all websites.

Firefox: 83.0 MacOs 10.13.6

Usually the fonts are installed under /Users/myUser/Library/Fonts and FF respected those and I was able to choose them from the drop down list. I already tried to install the fonts system-wide (/Library/Fonts) but still no luck, which is unfortunate, because I am dyslexic and those fonts actually make a huge difference for me. FontBook lists them perfectly.

Regards, Michael

Edit: Fresh profile saved the day. Do not know how to delete the question, though.

Asked by welt.michael 2 years ago

Last reply by jfkthame 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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Why doesn't Dark Reader add-on work on support.mozilla.org?

Original question, Why doesn't DarkReader add-on work on home page? Answered with: Internal pages are protected from addons. But you can simply select the dark theme in … (read more)

Original question, Why doesn't DarkReader add-on work on home page?

Answered with: Internal pages are protected from addons. But you can simply select the dark theme in ≡ -> Customize.

Possible reasons not to work:

  1. The poster was an alien
  2. 42 (See no. 1)
  3. Mozilla devs just hate us. When we (have to) come for answers here, from a comfortable dark web - whether using Dark Reader, or some other means - they purposefully BLAST us with bright white pages so that we will never, ever use Firefox again and uninstall it right away and move on to something else (less idiotic).
  4. Seriously, though, see the answer in context was an alien.

So, who can tell us how to get around this, please? We get it, whatever: support.mozilla.org is, somehow, a local page - or, something - and it can't be styled, but how do we get around this BLINDING WHITE LIGHT? Thank you so much.

^^ addons.about ("addons.about-scheme") can be styled, Library (Downloads) can, Options (about:preferences) can and also about:about and a bunch of abouts can, also - only this website is locked like this, to torture people, why...

EDIT: Screenshots attached illustrate that, as suggested in the first thread from years ago, Dark Theme had been applied and it makes no difference.

Asked by nostromov 2 years ago

Last reply by David 1 year ago

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Lost my all firefox data

I had to format ( factory reset) my laptop. After installing mozilla, and sync my account is like new. All previous data i.e. Login, password, bookmarks, etc all are mis… (read more)

I had to format ( factory reset) my laptop. After installing mozilla, and sync my account is like new. All previous data i.e. Login, password, bookmarks, etc all are missing and i tried about:profiles method which is also not working. What should i do to recover my old data?

Asked by migujrati000 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Please add support for the :focus-visible pseudo selector on Firefox

Can Firefox please add support for the :focus-visible pseudo selector? Chrome and Edge already have it. https://drafts.csswg.org/selectors-4/#the-focus-visible-pseudo You… (read more)

Can Firefox please add support for the :focus-visible pseudo selector? Chrome and Edge already have it.

https://drafts.csswg.org/selectors-4/#the-focus-visible-pseudo

You can see that a temporary poly fill for browsers missing this feature exists and the problem is well stated here: https://github.com/WICG/focus-visible

Asked by thenomadicmann 2 years ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Recently closed tabs can't be restored/don't exist

As I have a bunch of tabs open, whenever I restart my computer I don't wish to lose all my tabs. Yet every time I restart, I am unable to restore the tabs/windows that we… (read more)

As I have a bunch of tabs open, whenever I restart my computer I don't wish to lose all my tabs. Yet every time I restart, I am unable to restore the tabs/windows that were previously open and I have to resort to searching through my history. Is this a bug with Firefox?

All the other "solutions" I've seen don't restore what has already been closed, but they are more preventative measures for the future. It should work the same way Chrome does. I haven't changed any default settings either and I wasn't browsing in private.

Asked by dreamdark31 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago