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Garbled font issue not solved with other solutions

My browser displays many websites, emails, etc. using a strange garbled font (see attached image for reference). I already checked the preference setting for allowing web… (read more)

My browser displays many websites, emails, etc. using a strange garbled font (see attached image for reference).

I already checked the preference setting for allowing websites to select their own fonts. The issue also persists in Troubleshooting mode. I have also used the "Inspect element" tool when this has occurred, also to no avail. I imagine at this point the only real solution is to delete and reinstall Firefox, but I'd love to hear if someone has another solution! Thanks!

Note that text in bold / italics often shows up just fine. I can also copy-paste any of this text and it displays correctly.

Asked by Mitchell Campbell 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Scrambled test on certain websites

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., i… (read more)

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., installed Open Sans font, but that did not do it. I turned off hardware acceleration, and cleared the cache. The only thing that did work was to start Firefox in troubleshooting mode. I only have two add-ons running, Short URL and Dashlane, I doubt they're responsible for this. Any other ideas?

Asked by Ken D. 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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(MacOS) Full Screen Removes Tabs even when hovering to the top of Browser

As Title, Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover o… (read more)

As Title,

Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover over and over, the tabs maybe appear 10% of the time, but whenever I click somewhere else other than the Tab Bar, it disappears.

I think this bug happened ever since I enabled "Hide bookmark toolbar". I have since reverted it back, but the error is still the same. Weird, since my tabs disappear since it has nothing to do with bookmarks.

Asked by Iha7 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Dowload GeoGebra files

I have some GeoGebra files with extension .ggb on a website. FireFox will download those files, while other browsers (Safari, Google Chrome) do. How can I make Firefox do… (read more)

I have some GeoGebra files with extension .ggb on a website. FireFox will download those files, while other browsers (Safari, Google Chrome) do. How can I make Firefox download these files?

Asked by ncm.bakker 1 week ago

Answered by ncm.bakker 1 week ago

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My Firefox brower is crashing alot recently.

Hello, My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work … (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work on the browser is resulting into unexpected crash. I have submitted several crash reports, but haven't had any solutions to the problem.

here the is one crash report: bp-921f5f10-a9ed-48d3-a1b4-f85680221122, bp-0abebf94-c5df-4a41-b9e3-9af8f0221122.

Can you please help us troubleshoot the issue and provide us with a solution if any?

Thanks Nishil

Asked by Nishil Vachhani 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

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settings

Firefox stopped opening links in web pages like secondlife:///app/region/Kings%20Stone/224/155/22 ,WHere do I tell Firefox what application to use to handle that kind of … (read more)

Firefox stopped opening links in web pages like secondlife:///app/region/Kings%20Stone/224/155/22 ,WHere do I tell Firefox what application to use to handle that kind of a link?

Asked by artemis.utherwurldly 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Can't enable USB Devices about:debugging

I can't enable USB Devices on about:debugging setup page. I already installed ADB toolkit for MacOS, also I can see my device in ADB devices list: ``` ~% adb devices -l L… (read more)

I can't enable USB Devices on about:debugging setup page. I already installed ADB toolkit for MacOS, also I can see my device in ADB devices list: ``` ~% adb devices -l List of devices attached 013db356 device usb:336723968X product:OnePlus6T model:ONEPLUS_A6010 device:OnePlus6T transport_id:9 ```

On the device I've enabled "Remote debugging via USB". But when I click on "Enable USB Devices" button, nothing happens. I can see only "Updating..." message, then "Disabled" again.

Also no devices in the devices list, because USB Devices are disabled. "Refresh devices" does not make any changes.

Asked by snakedoc.md 3 weeks ago

Answered by snakedoc.md 2 weeks ago

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HELP!! Mac. Created second profile, put in wrong folder, removed profile and it deleted everything in that location, can I recover it?

Created second profile (intended for business use) on my USB stick, I thought that naming the profile in create new profile would create a folder of that name in my chose… (read more)

Created second profile (intended for business use) on my USB stick, I thought that naming the profile in create new profile would create a folder of that name in my chosen destination, it didnt, and created the profile in the root directory of my USB stick, I then realised this had not created a new folder with the name I used in the new profile setup, so then removed profile in the profile setup page, and it deleted the whole USB stick!! Doh. Can I recover the data, ie reverse the profile deletion? I have lost a whole load of important stuff.

Asked by moku1 3 weeks ago

Answered by moku1 3 weeks ago

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Can't clear cache

Hi there! I can't clear my cache. I go to Preferences > Privacy & Security > Clear Data... but my recent URLs always still show up under History (see image). Pl… (read more)

Hi there! I can't clear my cache. I go to Preferences > Privacy & Security > Clear Data... but my recent URLs always still show up under History (see image). Please advise! Thanks

Asked by jeverard.design 1 month ago

Answered by Dropa 1 month ago

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After using containers I lost the ability to log into Citibank

When I run Firefox in troubleshooting mode I can log into citibank. When I return to normal I cannot. I've turned one extension after another off. None of them seem to be… (read more)

When I run Firefox in troubleshooting mode I can log into citibank. When I return to normal I cannot. I've turned one extension after another off. None of them seem to be causing the problem.

This all started when I created a container for Banking. it has been a problem ever since.

Asked by James Elbert Bearden 1 month ago

Answered by James Elbert Bearden 1 month ago

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Default themes & tabs -- how do I get them back?

Firefox displayed a pop-up box on 10/30/22 or 10/31/22 that I accidentally agreed to. The appearance of all my tabs and screens changed. I'm not interested in any other t… (read more)

Firefox displayed a pop-up box on 10/30/22 or 10/31/22 that I accidentally agreed to. The appearance of all my tabs and screens changed. I'm not interested in any other themes. Community support said to install "System" theme to get the default back, but it's not completely the same. For example, checkboxes on forms display as white checkmarks which are hard to see. In my email, the messages and replies display oddly and are hard to read as the contrast is poor. HOW DO I GET ALL MY DEFAULT BACK?

Asked by davisagoetz 1 month ago

Answered by davisagoetz 1 month ago

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Session Restore - a version older than the previous session

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened. 'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores … (read more)

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened.

'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores a single window. I need to go back in history (I have backups so can refer to older files if needed). I have checked 'session-store.backups' and have several .jsonlz4 files, ranging from early October to late October. The older versions are much larger.

Do these files contain my older session data? If yes, how do I load them to get the relevant session windows? I am not worried about losing any data since that time.

Thanks

Asked by janes1001 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Missing Firefox View button

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, 106.1, and I'm missing the Firefox View button on my MacBook Pro 13". It is showing on my Mac Mini M1, and both are logged in and s… (read more)

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, 106.1, and I'm missing the Firefox View button on my MacBook Pro 13". It is showing on my Mac Mini M1, and both are logged in and syncing properly using my Firefox account.

When I type in about:firefoxview on my MacBook Pro in the URL bar, I see the page but noticed it says "New colorways are on the way" on the right. On my Mac Mini, I see the "Independent Voices" text and an option to "Try colorways".

Bug? Some weird setting on my MacBook? Both are running macOS Monterey, 12.6.

Asked by pmoffe 1 month ago

Answered by pmoffe 1 month ago

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Firefox View is not showing!

Firefox view is a new feature that looks awesome and I'd love to try it out to sync stuff between devices. There's just one problem: Firefox view works on my laptop and… (read more)

Firefox view is a new feature that looks awesome and I'd love to try it out to sync stuff between devices. There's just one problem:

  1. Firefox view works on my laptop and seems to work on my phone, but does not work on my desktop.

For reference:

  • Desktop (doesn't have view tab) is Mac Mini 2020 (M1) on Mac OS Ventura 13.0 (22A380)
  • Laptop (has view tab) is Mac Mini 2020 (M1) on Mac OS Ventura 13.0 (22A380)
  • Both devices are running Firefox 106.0.2 (64-bit)

I have already:

  • Made sure "Open Tabs" is enabled for sync on all devices
  • Looked for the firefox view in the "Customize Toolbar" menu
  • Disabled / Re-enabled Firefox-View in about:config

Asked by WitchPHD 1 month ago

Answered by WitchPHD 1 month ago

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Persistent History page

I would like to open my history page and select an entry and open in it a new tab and the history page to remain open. It is annoying that the history page closes automat… (read more)

I would like to open my history page and select an entry and open in it a new tab and the history page to remain open.

It is annoying that the history page closes automatically after the user opens a selected entry. Because I often view history trying to find a previous tab and typically don't find it first go, but then have to reopen history :(

Is it possible to change that behaviour?

Asked by dm4n 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Colour of Firefox

I just opened a pop up that you sent - asking to choose a colour. I had no idea it would change the look of Firefox. Please could you instruct me how to change it back to… (read more)

I just opened a pop up that you sent - asking to choose a colour. I had no idea it would change the look of Firefox. Please could you instruct me how to change it back to how it was.

This green is not OK.

Julie

Asked by juliestone19 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

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Enable light theme for Private browsing windows?

With the upgrade to Firefox 106 on Mac, Private browsing windows open with a dark theme by default. How do I enable the light theme for Private browsing windows? I use Pr… (read more)

With the upgrade to Firefox 106 on Mac, Private browsing windows open with a dark theme by default. How do I enable the light theme for Private browsing windows?

I use Private browsing at work for website testing, and the dark themed tabs / UI are much harder to read and use than with a light theme.

Asked by J Taylor 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Not Easy to Move Tabs to Other Windows

Hello, I am a user on Mac! I am having an issue with moving tabs fluidly. Yes, moving tabs inside the window is easy but when I move them outside the window, it makes me … (read more)

Hello, I am a user on Mac! I am having an issue with moving tabs fluidly. Yes, moving tabs inside the window is easy but when I move them outside the window, it makes me a little uncomfortable. In the images and video I have sent, you can see that an unnecessary thumbnail of the tab pops up even when I move the tabs inside the window. This makes it harder to know if I am even moving the tab in the first place. Then it takes like 2-5 seconds for the new window of the individual tab I moved to appear. If whatever I said is quite confusing which I apologize for, I would very much recommend taking a look at Google Chrome, the browser I don't prefer, however, try moving the tabs around and outside one window and creating more windows with individual tabs. It feels more fluid or swift and easy to handle. Compare that to Firefox and a big difference is to be seen. I am concerned about this issue really because I am replacing my previous browsers, not only Google Chrome but browsers like Edge too which are capable of not having that issue, with Firefox instead and hopefully Firefox can have this capability. I also multitask a lot so I usually encounter this problem on Firefox. I hope this is fixed and am sure it will help a lot of users! Thank you! Here is a YouTube video link for to provide a further understanding of the issue: https://youtu.be/jRuBDH32hPI

Asked by ShriviShine 1 month ago

Answered by ShriviShine 1 month ago