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Certain Emojis Not Showing Up - Replaced With Small Box With Letters/Numbers

Certain emojis are no longer showing up for me while using Firefox. They will show up as as little boxes with numbers and letters instead of the actual emoji art. This do… (read more)

Certain emojis are no longer showing up for me while using Firefox. They will show up as as little boxes with numbers and letters instead of the actual emoji art. This doesn't happen with all of them, only certain ones. I have attached a few screenshots for reference.

Also, I have attempted to fix this issue by changing my default fonts, disabling addons, etc. Nothing seems to work. When I use Chrome, I have no issues seeing these emojis.

Thanks!

Ash

Asked by grubert.ashley 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Bookmark folders

How do I create a new bookmarks folder? How do I move all of the bookmarks in other bookmark folders into the new bookmark folder? How do I arrange the bookmarks in the n… (read more)

How do I create a new bookmarks folder?

How do I move all of the bookmarks in other bookmark folders into the new bookmark folder?

How do I arrange the bookmarks in the new folder into my desired order?

How do I delete all of the old bookmark folders?

How do I prevent "Recent Bookmarks" from being displayed?

Asked by gcotterl 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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NBA Games won't load in firefox . they work fine though in chrome and edge

Hello, I have problem playing nba matches on watch.nba.com (all the videos on the website included) I can play them fine in chrome and edge but firefox seems unable , whe… (read more)

Hello, I have problem playing nba matches on watch.nba.com (all the videos on the website included) I can play them fine in chrome and edge but firefox seems unable , when I click watch nothing happens. it stays in the same page and the same layout

Asked by . 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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SPA angular site stop working with new version of Firefox

https://www.puticollege.com/welcome was working fine with version 82 of firefox. When I upgrade to 93.0, this page has a big solid blue box where more html should be sh… (read more)

https://www.puticollege.com/welcome was working fine with version 82 of firefox. When I upgrade to 93.0, this page has a big solid blue box where more html should be shown after a page. No error in console log, not sure what's going on.

It still works fine in latest chrome.

Please help.

Asked by falu 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Lost of all opened TABs in all my opened windows

Hello there !!! Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, al… (read more)

Hello there !!!

Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, although I had checked the box "Restore previous sessions" in the settings section.

I opened "settings" and I saw this box unchecked !!!!!

The unfortunate event of this failure is that I restarted Firefox and even worse I restarted the PC.

Now I wonder, after all these, if there is a way to restore all my lost TABs that, I believe, there are hidden somewhere...

Asked by rogergr311049 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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screenshots don't work

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I… (read more)

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I right press. Also, control + shift + s does not work. Finally, the screenshot icon does not show up in my list of icons to be transferred to the toolbar, so I can't do that either. How do I fix this? I use screenshot a lot, especially the option to take a shot of part of a screen.

Asked by ristaird 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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There's NO home icon next to the round refresh icon on top left of menu bar

Hello. I've just recently refreshed Firefox. Before I did that, I had a home icon next to the round refresh icon on the upper left of the menu. Now I don't have it. An… (read more)

Hello. I've just recently refreshed Firefox. Before I did that, I had a home icon next to the round refresh icon on the upper left of the menu. Now I don't have it. And I can' click to the home icon to get a new home page of Firefox! And I am NOT a happy camper. Did you all forget to put that on there or what?

Yes, I am fully aware that I can click the plus sign to get a new page. But I love the home page icon. Is it coming back by any chance?

Asked by ljsmom 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Firefox needs a memory limit

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growi… (read more)

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growing an array). My entire OS became inoperable and had to be hard-rebooted. I was surprised this could happen due to Javascript (a sandboxed browser language), running in a web page (a sandboxed app) running in a Firefox browser that is supposed to protect users from the world wild web. One errant line of legal Javascript in HTML should not equate to a denial-of-service attack.

A sensible approach would be similar to the nice warning given when a script takes too much CPU, offering the user the choice to continue or stop the script when a tab exceeds some reasonable size: a fixed MB size, or say 10% of real RAM memory.

Ideally there should also be some hard limit calculated by Firefox according to the machine's available memory and Firefox's reasonable percentage of it. For example, maybe limit Firefox (all tabs combined) to 50% or maybe 75% of real memory, so that the O/S has a reasonable chance to remain operational so that a bad tab can be closed. Otherwise, Firefox could cause the O/S to lock up, resulting in data loss if there are tabs or other apps outside of Firefox that have unsaved changes.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by firefox1574 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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rumble slow to load videos when logged in, fast when not

On the rumble website, videos are slow to load (10-17 sec) when I'm logged in. If I log out, videos will load instantaneously. At first i though this was a rumble.com iss… (read more)

On the rumble website, videos are slow to load (10-17 sec) when I'm logged in. If I log out, videos will load instantaneously. At first i though this was a rumble.com issue but then tested with latest version of chrome MS Edge the issue doesn't happen.

Asked by X-Bit Ops 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Warning before closing multiple tabs

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option : "In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm… (read more)

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option :

"In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm before closing multiple tabs to enable the warnings, and uncheck it to disable them".

Asked by nancy.zerr 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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how to share a URL with Firefox

Now, in the old Firefox, you used to be able to select "Email Link" to send a URL to someone by e-mail in your favorite e-mail client. I used to do that routinely, sendin… (read more)

Now, in the old Firefox, you used to be able to select "Email Link" to send a URL to someone by e-mail in your favorite e-mail client. I used to do that routinely, sending links via Thunderbird. I'm now using FF93.0, and all I see is "Share", which, when you point it to "Mail" it dumps you in Chrome. Now, in my FF prefs, I have specified Content Type->mailto->Use Thunderbird, so why it's dumping me in Chrome makes no sense.

How do I use Firefox to share a URL in Thunderbird like I used to be able to do?

Asked by danflester 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Custom (System installed) fonts in Firefox?

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre… (read more)

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre-installed fonts do not show up. Websites are only able to use the local fonts listed in this dialog box. How will I then be able to use those fonts?

Asked by Arnav Bhate 9 months ago

Answered by Arnav Bhate 8 months ago

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tube videos download

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any video… (read more)

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any videos. I removed all the you-tube apps and reinstalled and nothing changes, is there an add-on that will give me the download option? I am using windows 10 and everything I have has been updated, and I have been doing this for years so something has changed.

Asked by AL 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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SCREENSHOT NOT WORKING IN VERSION 93.0

Hello, i am having problems resolving or finding some answers on my newly updated mozilla since i turned on the (automatic update). Now im on Version 93.0 and it is the l… (read more)

Hello, i am having problems resolving or finding some answers on my newly updated mozilla since i turned on the (automatic update). Now im on Version 93.0 and it is the latest, also observed that my screenshot was gone lately. The screenshot tool was very helpful to me. What should i do now? Should i wait for another update? Thank you

Asked by ardennapalla 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Whats the difference between "active logins" and "cookies" when deleting history

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there … (read more)

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there seems to be some overlap. I'm interested in the technical difference between the two. I suspect "active logins" is clearing only session cookies, while "cookie" is clearing also/only non-session cookies? But I haven't been able to find reliable documentation on these details. Could someone help me out?

Asked by don119 9 months ago

Answered by don119 9 months ago

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Firefox 93.0 -- how do I get rid of black border on focused searchbar?

Firefox just updated itself to 93.0 and now suddenly I have a big black border around the searchbar when it is focused. The userchrome "#searchbar { border: none !import… (read more)

Firefox just updated itself to 93.0 and now suddenly I have a big black border around the searchbar when it is focused. The userchrome "#searchbar { border: none !important; }" gets rid of the white border when the searchbar is not focused, but (just a stab in the dark) the userchrome "#searchbar[focused="true"] { border: none !important; }" does nothing when it is focused. How can I get rid of it? (It can be seen in the right-hand part of the attached image.)

Asked by OneMoreName 10 months ago

Answered by OneMoreName 10 months ago

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (read more)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 9 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 9 months ago

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How do you CHANGE the location (away from Drive C) where Firefox stores temporary files (reprise)?

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to … (read more)

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to do it using the about:config utility, but I can't do what that article describes — right-clicking in the about:config browser does not give me the option to create a new string; there is no "new" option.

How do I change this in Firefox 93?

Asked by Bobby 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago