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Printing web pages no longer works.

Hi, I see that Print Preview is gone, but I figured out how to deal with that by setting the scale in Print mode. However, I have noticed just in the past week or so, th… (read more)

Hi, I see that Print Preview is gone, but I figured out how to deal with that by setting the scale in Print mode. However, I have noticed just in the past week or so, that no matter how the scale is set, the web page will NOT print properly. I tend to print mainly receipts for online purchases and recipes from various sites. This is now impossible. I've done the troubleshooting and refreshing to no avail - there seem to be no manual print settings for Firefox. I've had to resort to taking a screenshot and pasting it into a blank Word document, which of course shows all the webpage extraneous stuff that I don't want to see. Can you help?

Asked by Ima Mystery 1 month ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 weeks ago

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Latest update (88.0.1) has disabled "Restore previous session".

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an … (read more)

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an inadvertent bug or a design decision?

I'm using a desktop PC running Windows 7. Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 1 month ago

Answered by mail226 1 month ago

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Firefox tab height

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from wher… (read more)

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from where it used to be in the settings. I've tried to search for an extension to fix this, but haven't managed to find one. What do you all suggest I do?

(I don't want to use Chrome. It takes so much RAM that I can't really run both Chrome & Discord at the same time, let alone anything else with it.)

Thank you!

Asked by seandbreslin 1 week ago

Answered by Seburo 1 week ago

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Firefox Home Page Default

After update firefox 89, I cannot input into search box. Text will only appear in the toolbar URL input box. Please help me fix it? Google is my default search engine. … (read more)

After update firefox 89, I cannot input into search box. Text will only appear in the toolbar URL input box. Please help me fix it? Google is my default search engine.

Asked by jamontes 1 week ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 week ago

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FX really is nasty about going back a version

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limite… (read more)

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limited by NoScript until I temp permit them. FX Task Manager shows very little usage, so apparently no ill behaved sites. AAR 30% of an i7 with many gigs of memory is intolerable. Even the 15% was heating up the CPU.

So I'll take "some" CPU heating vs. "massive" by rolling back to 88.0.1. By the way, whatever keeps changing my option from manually approved updates to automatic, thank you for doing that at times without asking me first.

The problem is that now when I start 88.0.1 it insists on a new profile "for my own protection". But I want the old profile, with hundreds of bookmarks and dozens or hundreds of session windows from my last session, and add-ins ... for example right how I don't have NoScript and don't have time to deal with that. I tried to get around the "we're just helping you" insistence on a new profile, by copying a week-old backup over C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\hbouy3r1.default\sessionstore.jsonlz4 and starting but it still insists. I guess that's just sessions, not the whole profile.

Can I defeat the prohibition against using the old profile, or failing that, can I import or merge the old profile in? Keep in mind that the "old" profile has been modified by having started 89. I wish now that I had never selected the old profile when I began 89 (I always prompt for profile). (But, heck, I didn't even KNOW I was going to a new version. It auto-updated, and when I started FX, and it seems to have "updated" the old profile making it now unusable for a prior version).

Or can I go to a backup and copy the tree of C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\OldProfile\ and start FX again with 88.0.1? BTW I assume that is the version I was on a week ago.

Asked by Larry 1 week ago

Answered by Larry 1 week ago

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Version 89

In the previous version when I clicked new tab a window would come up and on the page was recent or heavily used web sites I visited. I could then click on the picture a… (read more)

In the previous version when I clicked new tab a window would come up and on the page was recent or heavily used web sites I visited. I could then click on the picture and go directly to that web site, video, etc. In this new version, that is not happening. I have to type in the URL each time for where I want to go. I am a senior citizen and this is frustrating. Is there a way to get this version to do what version 88 did?

Asked by lfarling13 1 week ago

Answered by Felipe 1 week ago

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FF89 Update

W7 HP 64B. After the recent v89 update I have to ask, "why" ? Why change to wire icons ? Why not give me that option instead of you forcing it ? Why make themes when they… (read more)

W7 HP 64B. After the recent v89 update I have to ask, "why" ? Why change to wire icons ? Why not give me that option instead of you forcing it ? Why make themes when they don't change to what I want ? Why make the margin at the top of the screen larger ? Why should I have to try and "about:config: , to change something back ? Why are you not aware of the people you are forcing to use Chrome ? Who are you taking "MY CHOICES" away ? Are you demonicrats ? Why should I continue to use FF, when you have no answers, just rhetoric ?

Asked by thomascarnes60 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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How I can change height of cards bar?

As title says, this newest update makes Firefox looks so ugly, I can change appearance to previous version or at least make cards bar thinner because now it's twice the s… (read more)

As title says, this newest update makes Firefox looks so ugly, I can change appearance to previous version or at least make cards bar thinner because now it's twice the size than it was earlier.

Asked by karcio_14 1 week ago

Answered by Seburo 1 week ago

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How do I change back to the old interface? 5 June 2021

La nouvelle interface est DEGUEULASSE, especialy the new tabs the session restaure button is now hidden in the historic menue (member when it was aviable on Firefox hompa… (read more)

La nouvelle interface est DEGUEULASSE, especialy the new tabs the session restaure button is now hidden in the historic menue (member when it was aviable on Firefox hompage?)

Daaammmn it seeme that people behind thsoe updated LOATHE with passion people like me.

How do I revert back? Any add on for this yet?????? I tried peuytting some theme doesn't help much...

This even WORSE THAN THE AUSTRALIS THEME !!!!!!!!!

It look like shit because taht shit ain't pratical, it not simplified you juste remooved stuff that was pratical it is lighter not simpler... And Lighetr is not better.

Asked by b.cellier921 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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cat leaned on keyboard from "Shift" side, now email type so small cannot be read

I am 84 years old and have limited digital skills. My computer is 2003 Dell Windows 7 running with Firefox at my deceased brother's suggestion. I do not know how to get… (read more)

I am 84 years old and have limited digital skills. My computer is 2003 Dell Windows 7 running with Firefox at my deceased brother's suggestion. I do not know how to get my email back to normal size - it is now so small it could be ant tracks. If this is not the correct group, could you pass it on.

   When I go to other sites eg, Amazon, Weather, etc these present in normal size.  Can you help me get my email back in normal size.  My address is a @gmail address.

Asked by morris.susanj 1 week ago

Answered by Matt 1 week ago

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colour of tabs bar and search bar has changed...

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am no… (read more)

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am not aware that I have changed any setting myself. And I dont recall any FF update yesterday or today... I have looked through all the FF "settings" options and found nothing relevant there. Is there maybe an option buried somewhere to change the background colour? Oh, and I am not a geek or a nerd, so cannot understand any nitty-gritty stuff! Thank you for your time.

Asked by VIKING13 1 week ago

Answered by Seburo 1 week ago

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a … (read more)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Today's update problem

After the update today when I type in the lower Google search window (in the middle of the page) it opens the upper URL dropdown with clutter I don't need and will not le… (read more)

After the update today when I type in the lower Google search window (in the middle of the page) it opens the upper URL dropdown with clutter I don't need and will not let me use the lower window to type a search. How to I get back to how it worked before?

Asked by itsatemp 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Firefox home search fake editable inconvinience

Hi, FF 89.0b2 Developer edition now contains a "fake editable" search field at the home page (the sentence contains in the class attribute so I used it here), when one st… (read more)

Hi, FF 89.0b2 Developer edition now contains a "fake editable" search field at the home page (the sentence contains in the class attribute so I used it here), when one start typing in it and the letters appear in the address bar.

For me personally this is partly non-intuitive partly annoying. I never met a scenario in UI of other programs, when typing in one place (where the caret is) show actual letters at another place.

Is this feature is here to stay or are there plans to to make it customizable? I used ff home page search for ages, now I installed a new tab home page extension with manually setting www.google.com in it.

Thanks

Asked by maxerist 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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I downloaded the latest version but don't want to install it yet; can I remove the download?

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1. Today I download… (read more)

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1.

Today I downloaded what I now know to be the all-new complete revamp version. But I don't want to install it on my main PC until I've looked into a little more and perhaps tried it out on a laptop.With it in

Is there a way of removing the downloaded version? With it in place, if I restart Firefox or reboot the computer it will automatically be installed, and I don't want that to happen just yet.

I'm running Windows 7 on a desktop PC.

Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 1 week ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 week ago

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address bar

Why is when typing a query in the Google bar, the query is moved to the top address bar? this has not happened before. if the main line is now not written, why is it in t… (read more)

Why is when typing a query in the Google bar, the query is moved to the top address bar? this has not happened before. if the main line is now not written, why is it in the middle of the screen ?!

Asked by busarov1488 1 week ago

Answered by busarov1488 1 week ago

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No longer have lines between my unused tabs - HATE IT!!!!!!!

This: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2021/04/19/changes-to-themeable-areas-of-firefox-in-version-89/ Says that I can’t have lines separating my unused tabs anymore. This… (read more)

This: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2021/04/19/changes-to-themeable-areas-of-firefox-in-version-89/

Says that I can’t have lines separating my unused tabs anymore. This is SO annoying. Can anyone help me get borders between my unused tabs?

Also, WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS Mozilla? Now I have to stop EVERYTHING that I am doing and research how I can make your browser work the way I want it to. Why do you always assume that you know what is best for me?

I tried the "Stylish" add-in but when I try to install a specific style from their site - nothing happens.

The Firefox Universe is extremely vast, and trying to Google “lines between my unused tabs” is getting me nowhere. I don’t know how to develop themes. I don’t code. I just want the browser to look like it did last week. Is it really so much to ask?

Every. Single. Time. I update Firefox - I regret it!!!

Asked by LAinWLA 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Edit functions

The new Firefox upgrade has removed the edit functions: Cut, Copy, Paste that used to be visible when you clicked on the three-line icon on the top right of the tool bar.… (read more)

The new Firefox upgrade has removed the edit functions: Cut, Copy, Paste that used to be visible when you clicked on the three-line icon on the top right of the tool bar. How do we edit our posts on the web now?

Asked by bcamphome 1 week ago

Answered by kkratz 1 week ago