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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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"Plugins will be installed shortly" but never actually install (Widevine + H264)

Hi, Problem as described in the title. I've read some similar questions and answers, but nothing ever helped. I already tried the following steps (none of them helped): -… (read more)

Hi,

Problem as described in the title. I've read some similar questions and answers, but nothing ever helped.

I already tried the following steps (none of them helped): - Checking for updates - Toggling DRM on/off - Uninstall Firefox completely (delete profiles, too and so on) - Changing some DRM or Plugin related config in about:config like media.peerconnection.video.h264 (and of course reverting it after that) - Looking for XHR requests when toggling DRM on/off or visting a site with DRM content. I couldn't figure out what I'm actually looking for, though... - Switching off Firewall/Antivirus or the TLS filtering (Eset) for a moment - Looking for suspicious requests in some router protocols or dashboards or whatever

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Volatilize 5 months ago

Answered by bvandyk 4 months ago

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Quick Find

Every time I type on Firefox without being in a search box, it opens quick find, and I don't have to press control g/f. I want to know how to disable this from happening.… (read more)

Every time I type on Firefox without being in a search box, it opens quick find, and I don't have to press control g/f. I want to know how to disable this from happening. I have search the internet and forums for hours but can't figure out how to disable one simple thing. Thanks

Asked by tristanjmckean 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 1 month ago

Last reply by Amy711 3 days ago

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Firefox wont display pictures in news articles I read

I have latest version of Firefox. It wont display pictures in articles I read online unless I hold down shift and click the refresh button then do a control/F5. The artic… (read more)

I have latest version of Firefox. It wont display pictures in articles I read online unless I hold down shift and click the refresh button then do a control/F5. The articles all display properly in MS Edge if I use it. I am trying to understand what settings I need to change in Firefox to permanently fix this so I don't have to do this repeatedly.

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Asked by rongjohnston 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Paste (CTRL+V) in Firefox on macos does not work but CTRL+C does

Hi! I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively. Under … (read more)

Hi!

I am on macOS Catalina and am trying to change the copy-paste combination on my keyboard from Command+C and Command+V to Control+C and Control+V, respectively.

Under Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts, I already have a copy-paste setting for 'All Applications', and it works on ALL applications I tested with (Google Chrome, Safari, Telegram, terminal emulators, etc.), EXCEPT on Firefox.

So then I tried to add a custom setting for Firefox.app. Copy works: I can CTRL+C in a firefox page and CTRL+V on another app. BUT CTRL+V does not work in Firefox itself -- the previous shortcut Command+V is what still works.

What should I do so that:

  1. Numbered list itemFirefox will use the app shortcuts for 'All Applications' instead of having its own configuration (less important)
  2. Bulleted list itemCTRL+V would work on Firefox? (more important)

My Firefox version is 85.0.2

Thanks in advance.

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Edit, additional info:

I followed the list of valid command names at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly?redirectslug=Keyboard+shortcuts&redirectlocale=en-US#w_bookmarks. Adding some of them to 'App Shortcut' works (such as New Tab, Close Tab, and Bookmark This Page), and some of them don't (such as Find in This Page and Find in This Page).

Asked by Lester 1 week ago

Address Autofill does not fill in the address line for most sites

Address autofill simply does not fill in the street address line for nearly every site - all other lines are properly autofilled (First/Last name, city, state (works even… (read more)

Address autofill simply does not fill in the street address line for nearly every site - all other lines are properly autofilled (First/Last name, city, state (works even withsome drop downs), phone, etc)

I've even created fake addresses with one or two lines of street address info, and it just never fills in the actual street address lines on sites (whether they have one or two street address lines etc).

What gives?

Asked by FFBrowserBoy 1 week ago

clear history when firefox closes

I have selected 'use custom setting for history' option and checked last three option too. In setting of history setting I also ticked on 'browsing and downloading histor… (read more)

I have selected 'use custom setting for history' option and checked last three option too. In setting of history setting I also ticked on 'browsing and downloading history'. So Firefox should clear my browsers history when I close it. but it doesn't. Please help me with this. I am using latest version of Firefox on windows10 if this does matter.

Asked by R.ZOO-the-reaper 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Home page continues to reset to default

Every few days, my firefox homepage settings and options reset to factory defaults. I normally have about 8 pages that open EVERY time i create a new window and its frus… (read more)

Every few days, my firefox homepage settings and options reset to factory defaults. I normally have about 8 pages that open EVERY time i create a new window and its frustrating to have to manually re-add them to the homepage every few days. Same thing with my toolbars - they reset every few days. my default pdf viewer also changes every few days. Bookmarks are still present - just the

I use the 'options' , 'homepage', 'use current pages' to set these up. I am running the latest version 85.0.1. I have seen other threads on this topic and so far none of those suggestions have helped.

Please help.

Asked by al43 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox -noerrdialog alternative?

I've looked for hours on this issue, to no avail. I'm currently working on a kiosk setup and would like to use FF if possible. One hurtle that keeps cropping up is the er… (read more)

I've looked for hours on this issue, to no avail. I'm currently working on a kiosk setup and would like to use FF if possible. One hurtle that keeps cropping up is the error message "Firefox closed unexpectedly while starting".

Is there a way to disable this and any other dialogs that popup?

Asked by wemcdade 6 days ago

Customizing Firefox

Recently I switched to Firefox from chrome.It is better than before.But it lacks some customizable features.Like I can't set a Firefox homepage wallpaper.It is the simple… (read more)

Recently I switched to Firefox from chrome.It is better than before.But it lacks some customizable features.Like I can't set a Firefox homepage wallpaper.It is the simplest thing every browser has.But I know that I can do so by setting a custom URL as home page.but I would literally like to have that feature in the default homepage.I don't know if any options are there or not,but it would be great.And the read aloud feature that is in chrome is also not available in Firefox.This is the feature i use a lot while reading books online. And these are the minor customizable features that I would like to have.

Asked by Adit Wasit 6 days ago

Amazon Search Prompt: from .co.uk to .it?

Hi everybody. For reasons I don't fully understand the Amazon search prompt on my copy of Firefox is for amazon.co.uk. I'd like to keep the search prompt but would much p… (read more)

Hi everybody. For reasons I don't fully understand the Amazon search prompt on my copy of Firefox is for amazon.co.uk. I'd like to keep the search prompt but would much prefer to have my local website (amazon.it). I've fiddled a bit with settings but cannot find an option to modify the extension: is this possible?

Thanks.

Asked by maurocella 6 days ago

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Where did Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer go?

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:c… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:config . . . keyword "footer" . . . there, I would have to change it for 5 different ways of printing (to printers or to PDF)

I need to get rid of printing the URL in the footer - many times, it's too long, and I don't need it.

Where did the Page Setup option go?

I see in the current Print Options, you have to go to - More Settings / Margin / Custom - to see those. Why would they put this so many levels down?

It used to be: File / Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer . . . "Customize" Headers & Footers:

Option 1 (left) . . . there are two leading spaces:

 > > &T
 > > &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Option 2 (left) . . . get rid of the ">"s, and just have the two leading spaces:

 &T
 &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Asked by sludge7051-x 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

extensions stopped working

Hi, This weekend all my installed extensions stopped working. I've tried to erase and re-install, but it doesn't seem to work. One, very needed extension, is adblocker u… (read more)

Hi, This weekend all my installed extensions stopped working. I've tried to erase and re-install, but it doesn't seem to work. One, very needed extension, is adblocker ultimate to name one. I truly hope this fixable.

All best, Mei

Asked by baomeilong 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago