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Add-Ons don't work; Apple MacBook Air M1

When I wan't to use add-ons in Firefox for Mac, they just don't work. I can install them but they do not open. I have tried re-installing Firefox, installing the Firefox … (read more)

When I wan't to use add-ons in Firefox for Mac, they just don't work. I can install them but they do not open. I have tried re-installing Firefox, installing the Firefox Beta (which supports Apple Silicon but crashed a lot) and restarting my computer, as well as re-installing the Add-Ons. Nothing works. How can I fix this?

Asked by aaronkurz6 1 week ago

Answered by Tom J 1 week ago

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Inspector element highlight html element wont go away when the mouse no longer hovers

This question is about the developer tools (inspector). Sorry if this is not the right forum. If this is not the right place, please specify where I can ask this question… (read more)

This question is about the developer tools (inspector). Sorry if this is not the right forum. If this is not the right place, please specify where I can ask this question. I have looked around but this seemed like the best place to write this.

This problem started a couple a month ago in Firefox Developer Edtion after an automatic update (to either v82 or 83, im not sure).

This is what used to be the case, prior to the update: In the developer tools, in the inspector tab. There's an overview of the HTML-tree, and when you hover over an html-element in the tree, the correspondent element in de browser window is highlighted, and when you move your mouse the item will no longer be highlighted, since you're no longer hovering over it in the HTML tree. This is how it has always been.

The situation as it has been for 2 to 4 weeks: After selecting a couple of items in de HTML tree, and maybe editing some CSS, so just after normal use, The selected element will stay highlighted, even though I'm no longer hovering over it in the Inspector window. I added a screenshot to show what I mean. This bug is annoying because when editing CSS, I want to be able to clearly see the changes I mean, but now theyre obstructed by the highlight. Toggling developer tools by pressing F12 twice fixes this obviously, but only for a couple of minutes, and sometimes the problem return immidiatly.

This problem first emerged in Firefox Developer Edition about a month ago after an update. It really messes with my workflow, and I couldnt find a solution. Tee problem emerged on multiple websites (not just the ones a was developing, as you can see in my screenshot it also happens on the mozzila website) and the problem was the same accros multiple computers (all modern windows 10 machinary, owned by me or my collegues). So I stopped using Developer Edition, and switched to using 'regular' Firefox for developing, as regular Firefox did not exibit this bug. But since last week, after regular Firefox also got an update, the bug appears in regular Firefox aswell.

So here I am, an avid Firefox Developer Edition user, desperate for a solution. Ofcourse I already tried everything from reïnstalling, refreshing firefox, everything.

Thanks

Asked by diede 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox wont show photos despite all I've done

Firefox won't show photos on Yahoo websites. I'm using Windows 10. I can see the first photo of an article but the rest of the article shows blank rectangles. I've resea… (read more)

Firefox won't show photos on Yahoo websites. I'm using Windows 10. I can see the first photo of an article but the rest of the article shows blank rectangles. I've researched this online, and I see that more than a few are having this problem. I finally exported my bookmarks and deleted Firefox, using the Programs section of the Control Panel. I followed instructions from a "Sunshare" website. The instructions also said to go to File Explorer > Users > Isumsoft Li and remove a couple of app data files - there is no Isumsoft folder though. I'm also instructed to go to Program Files and remove the Mozilla Firefox folder, and there is no such folder that any of my searches show.

So anyway I deleted and reinstalled Firefox, restarted my PC, and I still have the same problem. I'd definitely like to keep using Firefox because of privacy but I'll have to find another browser if I can't get it to work.

I don't know why the upgrades I've installed won't address this problem, but that's not relevant to this post. Can anyone tell me how to fix this? Greatly appreciate any help here.

Asked by im_seldom 13 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 9 hours ago

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trapped in bing

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/ad… (read more)

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/add on list and FF and DuckDuck are listed as default, bing not even on the list. tried refreshing, no effect. went into windowsX10 add/remove. its not listed. looked in rootkey, a place i have no business being, its not listed But if i go to the FF troubleshooting page, down in the Add-on lists, bing is listed and shown as enabled where is this nasty thing and how can i get rid of it

Asked by robobbob 15 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 13 hours ago

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Firefox has huge issue as of a few days ago. Not showing Google search images, Captcha, Drop down search results etc.

Friends, I use FF extensively and prefer not to change but it's been very annoying as of late. Running v83. Even downgraded to v82 and it worked for some minutes but now… (read more)

Friends, I use FF extensively and prefer not to change but it's been very annoying as of late.

Running v83. Even downgraded to v82 and it worked for some minutes but now it's back to same behavior. [struggle to download to 82 is here: https://rezamusic.yolasite.com/technical-tips.php]

If you google "squeeze lemon" for example -- on my Chrome it shows images and a list of drop down subjects "people also ask".

On Firefox, the pictures don't show -- and drop downs are frozen (don't work). Also on other sites that have a Captcha, Firefox just doesn't work. Seems same problem with 82. Help!

Images are from Chrome -- and last one from Firefox

Asked by Someone 17 hours ago

Answered by Someone 12 hours ago

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Change width of element url bar that appears bottom left

Hi, can you change the width of this bar? it's so wide and annoying whenever I hover over anything it fills the bottom of the screen and it's white so it constantly catch… (read more)

Hi, can you change the width of this bar? it's so wide and annoying whenever I hover over anything it fills the bottom of the screen and it's white so it constantly catches my attention, I've searched a lot but every question or answer talks about the upper address bar, thanks.

Asked by xoxika4769 20 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Firefox Relay

I've started using the beta version of firefox relay. I was wondering if the same alias can be used for multiple different websites? I have used it to login to one websit… (read more)

I've started using the beta version of firefox relay. I was wondering if the same alias can be used for multiple different websites? I have used it to login to one website already. Can I use the same alias for another website?

Asked by anantvisaria 23 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 23 hours ago

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How can I get certain Mozilla/Firefox sites and pages to respond to Dark Mode settings to accommdate my disability?

I really admire the Firefox browser for its many innovative and adaptive functions and applications that one can customize to their needs without sacrificing security and… (read more)

I really admire the Firefox browser for its many innovative and adaptive functions and applications that one can customize to their needs without sacrificing security and privacy. The one that I find extremely helpful the most is Dark Reader. As an individual who faces neurophysiological challenges from a traumatic brain injury from many years ago, Dark Reader has enabled me to enjoy working and reading on the internet without having to limit myself or wear super-dark lenses due to sensitivity. The app has worked for most other sites except this support site on the Firefox browser. Because I have to use Chrome for my job, I have tested your support page there with the same app and it seems to work there. Is there something that I am missing?

Asked by Keltexan 1 day ago

Answered by Scribe 22 hours ago

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Amazon Affiliate Links are not showing up on my site in Firefox

I add Amazon Affiliate links to my website and they are not showing up in Firefox. They show up fine in Chrome, Edge and Safari. Here is an example for one of my pages -… (read more)

I add Amazon Affiliate links to my website and they are not showing up in Firefox. They show up fine in Chrome, Edge and Safari.

Here is an example for one of my pages - http://campcampsite.com/camp-cookbook/

All I see are blank squares..

Help!

Asked by ezhome 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Accidentally deleted bookmark folders

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginni… (read more)

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginning with the letter 'P'. I am in REAL trouble unless i can restore those deleted folders to the active list.

i tried following the suggestion that i open up my 'profile' in 'Library' and i found the deletedbookmarks file. But that file seems just to list deleted bookmarks by recent dates.. Whereas I need to restore the list of deleted bookmark FOLDERS to my active bookmark list and status.

I hope someone can help me. I'd be willing to provide a telephone number, though I guess that's generally inadvisable. Otherwise my e-mail address -- which you may already have -- is xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx

Thank you for any help.

Peter Cook

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by ppacook 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Booklmark Folders accidentally feleted

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with… (read more)

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with the letter P. How do i restore the remaining folders to the active list??

Asked by ppacook 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Blank Unclickable Area at the Top of the Screen - Firefox Windows 10

The top of the Firefox screen disappears including the Menu, URL and the Bookmark bars, and is covered by a white un-clickable area. If Outlook is the window below Firef… (read more)

The top of the Firefox screen disappears including the Menu, URL and the Bookmark bars, and is covered by a white un-clickable area. If Outlook is the window below Firefox and the location where the close "X" in Firefox is clicked, Outlook will close.

The solution discovered is to reboot Windows. I have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox with a new downloaded version, and running sfc /scannow, but these were not successful. A few times, the same problem was seen in Chrome and it may be a Windows issue and not a Firefox bug. The problem is typically seen once or twice a day. It is not a problem that turning off full-screen will solve.

One post with this problem was found on a search from 2017 but the thread was closed.

Any suggestions for a permanent fix would be most welcome.

Asked by mrorecklin 1 day ago

Answered by mrorecklin 1 day ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar Open in New Tab

Is there a way of setting up Firefox so that when I Left-Click on an entry in the bookmarks toolbar it opens the page in a new tab? I know I can Right-Click and choose fr… (read more)

Is there a way of setting up Firefox so that when I Left-Click on an entry in the bookmarks toolbar it opens the page in a new tab?

I know I can Right-Click and choose from the pop-up menu to do it, but I keep forgetting.

Thanks, Jim

Asked by jimsmith93 2 days ago

Answered by Scribe 1 day ago

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can't open inbox

When I click on the log in button on the Telstra webmail page it just hangs with three flashing dots and the page never displays. I have cleared cache and cookies and rem… (read more)

When I click on the log in button on the Telstra webmail page it just hangs with three flashing dots and the page never displays. I have cleared cache and cookies and removed all tracker protection to try to fix this but still no joy.

Asked by davidscholes58 2 days ago

Answered by davidscholes58 1 day ago

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page crash

Hi, web pages often crash with the page below. This is happening since less than a month ago. Before, the same pages (i.e. ebay.com login page) didn't. Any idea? Thanks … (read more)

Hi, web pages often crash with the page below. This is happening since less than a month ago. Before, the same pages (i.e. ebay.com login page) didn't. Any idea? Thanks

Asked by renato.comes 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago