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What Happened to "Print Preview"?

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the wa… (read more)

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the way we wanted them. That's now missing. As a result, stuff that used to cost us for ten pages now costs us for twenty pages. Also, when we print double-sided, the second side prints upside down.

This strikes me and my wife as a horrible development, and we would like to go back to the old version ASAP!

Asked by Anan 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Am I the only Mac user disappointed with Firefox 86's "improved Print functionality?"

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope! And there is no technical reason for this! Chro… (read more)

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope!

And there is no technical reason for this! Chrome/Vivaldi/Brave all have a similar dialog box that makes it easy not to waste paper when a website insists on printing a second page for a single word.

Come on, Mozilla! A little feature parity would be nice – especially for such basic functionality!

Asked by wmff 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Issues with youtube

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am consta… (read more)

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am constantly having to login. For some reason the ability to see lists or to utilize any functions on the youtube website do not work properly because I am unable to remain logged in. Is anyone else having difficulty with youtube?

Asked by Chris 2 months ago

Answered by AlkindiX 2 months ago

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Enabling cookies

I am asking this question in Safari browser as when I am in Firefox browser I cannot get this page it just goes around circles when trying to log in to any website it is … (read more)

I am asking this question in Safari browser as when I am in Firefox browser I cannot get this page it just goes around circles when trying to log in to any website it is saying enable cookies ? I have my cookies set at standard .!

Asked by crocketbear 9 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 hours ago

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Accees Denied: You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been … (read more)

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been able to reach the same website through Safari and Opera so its a Firefox issue.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

Asked by Jimceez 5 days ago

Answered by Jimceez 3 hours ago

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Login failures

I use 85.0.2-64 bit on a PC. For the last month or so. Perhaps since the last update or two. I can't login to my bank. Details: -I try it on Edge, and it works. -When it… (read more)

I use 85.0.2-64 bit on a PC.

For the last month or so. Perhaps since the last update or two. I can't login to my bank.

Details:

-I try it on Edge, and it works.

-When it fails, I get the bank website's standard failure error message: "Your username and/or password are incorrect. Please try again";

-I've repeatedly checked on the correctness of my ID & PW repeatedly over the last month;

-I use Norton PW manager, but I have back-up on a secure thumb drive. I try the PW using my backup, and it still fails;

-I try typing my ID & PW in manually, and it still fails;

-The only successful workaround on Firefox is to change my PW. Then I can login: once;

-I do have add-ons, but I deactivated all of them, restarted Firefox, and it still fails.

I've used Firefox for decades, but not being able to do simple banking is a strong argument for using Edge. Do you have a remedy or a suggestion for this?

Asked by free3ist 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox stopped printing

Whenever I try to print (this started yesterday) I get a window that says Print Preview loading.................... and nothing happens beyond that. everything up to date… (read more)

Whenever I try to print (this started yesterday) I get a window that says Print Preview loading....................

and nothing happens beyond that. everything up to date as far as I can tell. It worked fine until yesterday

Asked by jbjewitt 5 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Transfer of FVD Speed Dial Cells - custom pictures and all

Since I am unable to find any forum dedicated to add-ons I'll post my question here and hope for the best. How do I transfer my FVD Speed Dial cells in my old laptop (win… (read more)

Since I am unable to find any forum dedicated to add-ons I'll post my question here and hope for the best. How do I transfer my FVD Speed Dial cells in my old laptop (win 7) to Firefox in my new laptop (win 10). Please don't tell me I'm going to have to redo each one by hand. I did check the Export button on Speed Dial but it doesn't transfer the custom pictures. Is there an easier way to do this? Like maybe moving a specific file(s)? Thank you - Sharon D.

Asked by s.dufur 7 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 hours ago

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Last closed tab reopens at start

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i… (read more)

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i start Firefox this last opened tab, which usually would be closed after clicking on the X, will open at start again.

This behavior drives me crazy. If i want to close Firefox with the only tab opened remaining until restart, i usually would click the red X of the Windows forms control elements.

Is there any option in "about:config" which really can close the last remaining tab, while also closing Firefox?

Thank you

Asked by ffproblems 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Printer Interface in Firefox

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the … (read more)

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the older, far more functional interface? Thx.

Asked by iconomudge 4 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Firefox is unable to load anything - not even the new tab page

This started when I got a dll error earlier when I tried to restart Firefox, and it recommended reinstalling the browser. I did that. Now the error was gone but... nothin… (read more)

This started when I got a dll error earlier when I tried to restart Firefox, and it recommended reinstalling the browser. I did that. Now the error was gone but... nothing loaded. I tried to refresh and to boot it in safe mode. Nothing. I tried uninstalling the browser entirely by deleting it and all files associated with it and reinstalling. Didn't fix things. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Visual C++. Still, not a single thing loads.

Asked by anastasiacampbell0 18 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (read more)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? Wi… (read more)

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? With the new upgrade it keeps defaulting to printing on the short axis (so the second side is printed upside down) which makes it very difficult to read smoothly. This has always been easy to set previously. Now the Print menu only allows you to toggle Two-Sided Printing on and off, not to choose the axis. The system dialog does include this setting, in theory, but it doesn't work. I have tried changing it to Long-Edge Binding several times. Each time I change the setting and print immediately, and it still prints with Short-Edge Binding which I do not want. Help! If this can't be fixed I will need to stop using two-sided printing entirely, which will mean wasting a lot of paper.

Asked by elkatd 1 week ago

Answered by Martin 1 day ago

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Full Size has replaced Picture-in-Picture

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks. Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-i… (read more)

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks.

Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-in-Picture icon, the view does the exact opposite of what I want to occur. I want a small window that I can move around and resize. Instead, the video goes Full Screen.

I've tried right-clicking on the icon and on the video, double-right-clicking, looking through Firefox settings, updating to the latest version, etc. -- but stiill don't know how to recover the Picture-in-Picture feature. How do I get that back? Thank you.

Asked by WA 9 hours ago

Answered by WA 8 hours ago

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Toolbars - is it possible to permanently enlarge fontsize?

I can't find a way to enlarge the font size in menu or bookmarks toolbar, or the drop down menu and the bookmarks themselves. It is ridiculously miniscule and I have to u… (read more)

I can't find a way to enlarge the font size in menu or bookmarks toolbar, or the drop down menu and the bookmarks themselves. It is ridiculously miniscule and I have to use a magnifier to see it - I have Fuchs Dystrophy so my eyesight varies from day to day, but 16-18 size is usually ok. Can anyone point the way if any please?

Many thanks Teresa

Asked by Teresa 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Still can't block autoplay

I have changed the settings in about:config, and also with options in the tools menu on Firefox, and I am still having problems, specifically with Fox News, but also othe… (read more)

I have changed the settings in about:config, and also with options in the tools menu on Firefox, and I am still having problems, specifically with Fox News, but also other sites that allow a video to automatically play and blast audio. It is very disconcerting that there doesn't seem to be a way to stop this from happening. Can you help? I am using Firefox 86.

Asked by davisp49 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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New tab from search result

I want a new tab opened when I select an item from a search page. I don't want to have to navigate back to the original search page. How do I make Firefox do that? … (read more)

I want a new tab opened when I select an item from a search page. I don't want to have to navigate back to the original search page. How do I make Firefox do that?

Asked by Bob Winney 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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Message Banners Upon Opening Firefox for Windows 10

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive… (read more)

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive message banners at the bottom of the browser. You'd half expect it from a commercial web developer, but even they refrain from doing that.

Please stop this practice as it's very annoying and distracting. Perhaps a menu option for "Suggestions" where the user may opt to view such messages is a better idea than thrusting them constantly on the user.

In better news, I've noticed Firefox is a faster, less clunky browser than it has been in the past - good work :)

Asked by sodyinoz 18 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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How do i get rid of the suggested sites when I click on the search bar?

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizin… (read more)

I want to know if there is a way of getting rid of the suggested sites, such as facebook, reddit, twitter etc when i click on the search bar. Is there a way of customizing what i see?

Asked by kkanani3 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago