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back button not bringing up previous page without right clicking

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page hist… (read more)

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page history. Is there something I need to do get the original function of the back button that I thought was universal in most browsers?

Asked by cnaset@msn.com 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox Developer Edition-Developer Console cannot exit Full Screen

Firefox Developer Edition - Developer Console is killing my productivity. It started opening in Full screen mode about a week ago and will not exit full screen. I have to… (read more)

Firefox Developer Edition - Developer Console is killing my productivity. It started opening in Full screen mode about a week ago and will not exit full screen. I have to F12 and exit developer console. This is a major issue because, I work with the console not docked. Docking blocks my productivity. F11 only puts it into some very weird outline mode where all I see is a rectangular grey outline on my full screen. If I click on it, it repaints the console in full screen. There is no option to drag and expand or contract. Nothing. Nada. Please help. This is my primary browser, er -was my primary browser. I'll continue to work around it until my patience is completely exhausted. Almost there now.

Sorry about the terrible markup on the screenshot. It's hard to encircle a big gray full screen empty frame. Thank you.

Asked by wbossons 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Blue border around elements when clicking them

Hi. After recent update I started to see issue where blue/white border is present when clicking web site elements. Ususally this kind of border is present if you select e… (read more)

Hi. After recent update I started to see issue where blue/white border is present when clicking web site elements. Ususally this kind of border is present if you select elements via keybaord but in this case it's present when clicking elements with mouse. It usually stop doing this if I close and reopen FF but not for long. Example is in posted screenshot. I have not altered my settings in any way.

Asked by Sunlighthell 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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is it possible to get help from technical specialists from mozilla?

I have a problem with buttons in google docs, buttons works but pictures of buttons are dissipated. I asked about this questions to the community, but nobody could help m… (read more)

I have a problem with buttons in google docs, buttons works but pictures of buttons are dissipated. I asked about this questions to the community, but nobody could help me. I can't find if I can to get help from technical specialists of mozilla company? Is there only this community? This is really huge problem for me, because I work a lot with google docs and if I don't solve this problem then I'll have to go to another browser, but I don't want to :(

Asked by Aivory 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Facebook starting scrolling out of control...again

In reference to my previous post ( https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1382198?page=1 ) I have noticed that the "jumping while scrolling" in the Facebook News fe… (read more)

In reference to my previous post ( https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1382198?page=1 ) I have noticed that the "jumping while scrolling" in the Facebook News feed has returned after a couple of months of proper behavior. Ver. 108.0.2 It's not as bad as it was but it seems to be getting worse.

Is the circus back in town?

Am I going to have to move back to Chrome again ?? >:-(

Asked by Helium2 2 weeks ago

Answered by Helium2 1 week ago

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cannot find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both).

tell me whether i can find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both). i especially want to be able to restore … (read more)

tell me whether i can find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both). i especially want to be able to restore the tab for Institute for the Study of War and its companions. i hope you are warm and rested.


to do my regular research, i have lost three or four (or more) windows with multiple tabs, as a result of my reorganizing tabs. i think of each window with one of its tabs, so these would be, "Emma Loop" (which includes all federal court districts tabs and related info); "Kyle Griffin" (which includes various journalist/news tabs); "emptywheel" (which includes various journalist/news tabs); and other such similar windows whose name ID i don't remember.

restore scares me because it will apply to bookmarks.

i recently began migrating from twitter to mastadon, and wanted to add my regular tabs to mastadon. i moved tabs to keep track, but it seems the tab's parent windows disappeared. i cannot be more clear, because i had a total of about 15 windows with multiple tabs EACH. i regularly exited the program to install updates and because of my settings, all the windows/tabs were saved correctly. this is a great feature.

it takes time to create a window with multiple tabs, and i don't have much of a brain, so it's hard for me to learn new stuff. maybe we can work together to clarify what i need. i just want my "lost" windows/tabs to return to the others so i can continue going forward. i blame this guy - the "new twitter owner" - who has even made changes to UKRAINIANS' account performances. thank you.

Asked by notanotherhero 1 month ago

Answered by notanotherhero 1 week ago

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Firefox+VPN=no access to Youtube

As of today (worked yesterday and previously), I cant access Youtube using Firefox with my ProtonVPN on. Chrome+ProtonVPN=yes Firefox+ProtonVPN=no Firefox withoutVPN=yes … (read more)

As of today (worked yesterday and previously), I cant access Youtube using Firefox with my ProtonVPN on. Chrome+ProtonVPN=yes Firefox+ProtonVPN=no Firefox withoutVPN=yes Can I fix this in Firefox settings or ProtonVPN settings. I have contacted both.

Asked by hetrazom 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 1 week ago

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Can't print in Black & White

I've recently switched back to Firefox from Edge and have run into a frustrating issue. When I try to print documents from Firefox, the "Color Mode" in the print settings… (read more)

I've recently switched back to Firefox from Edge and have run into a frustrating issue.

When I try to print documents from Firefox, the "Color Mode" in the print settings is grayed out so I can't select B&W.

This same problem exists both on my MacOS laptop + my Windows 11 desktop. Additionally, they are connected to different printers on different networks. It also occurs whether I'm trying to print a PDF or anything else in Firefox.

Based on this, it appears Firefox is the culprit here.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Firefox Version: 108.0

Asked by converge 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

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I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on th… (read more)

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

Asked by charles20091903 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox Developer edition 109-b9 breaks focusing in and out of app on Ubuntu 22.10

Noticed yesterday but not as prominent, firefox suddenly steals all window focus, trying to do anything in any other window is pushed into firefox no matter if it is mini… (read more)

Noticed yesterday but not as prominent, firefox suddenly steals all window focus, trying to do anything in any other window is pushed into firefox no matter if it is minimised or in another workspace. I have tested this in a clean install along with a clean profile. Bitwarden and other windows seem to act weird when they are interacted with.

This all works well and good on b8 and stable. I am using wayland (Ubuntu 22.* default), but xwayland is available.

Asked by Oliver Wilkes 2 weeks ago

Answered by Oliver Wilkes 1 week ago

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I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on th… (read more)

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

Asked by charles20091903 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Sign In: Email from Firefox EVERY day

Every day when I sign in to Firefox I receive this email message, and I don't know why. I have been signing into Firefox for a few years. I don't remember when this start… (read more)

Every day when I sign in to Firefox I receive this email message, and I don't know why. I have been signing into Firefox for a few years. I don't remember when this started and I'm not sure if this is just your way of authenticating that I am me or not. Please explain this email I receive from accounts@firefox.com. I have changed my password many times so that can't be it, at least I don't think that's it.

Thank you for your help Rhonda

Asked by Rhonda 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Displaying hieroglyphs

In YouTube have some videos, which name seems not correct. In Firefox settings -> allow sites use their own fonts = enabled uBlock Origin -> no-remote-fonts = disab… (read more)

In YouTube have some videos, which name seems not correct.

In Firefox settings -> allow sites use their own fonts = enabled uBlock Origin -> no-remote-fonts = disabled gfx.down -> gfx.downloadable_fonts.enabled = true/false (doesn't matter, nothing changes) Stylus -> enabled/disabled (doesn't matter, nothing changes) To Google Translate -> enabled/disabled (doesn't matter, nothing changes)

With Alt -> Page Style -> Without style hieroglyphs still don't show correct

OS: arch Firefox: 108.0.2 64

Asked by egorport48 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Reding PDF in the browser / latest updates result in low resolution

For a long time Ive been reading my newspaper in the browser but recently I noticed that the resolution has been changed text is blurry and images unclear. If I download … (read more)

For a long time Ive been reading my newspaper in the browser but recently I noticed that the resolution has been changed text is blurry and images unclear. If I download the file and read it with ADOBE PDF Reader it is as normal, sharp. I guess there is a setting that has change with one of the resent updates but I cant find it :(

I cant say when the resolution changed but it was round New Year / Christmas ....

I have auto update on.

Hope you can help me

Carl

Asked by Bow_String 3 weeks ago

Answered by Bow_String 2 weeks ago

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Save Video and Audio as mp4 file using Firefox

I contributed (paid) for the extension to capture streaming browser screen and audio to .mp4 which worked very well until my PC crashed so I had to re-download and instal… (read more)

I contributed (paid) for the extension to capture streaming browser screen and audio to .mp4 which worked very well until my PC crashed so I had to re-download and install Firefox - now I can't capture streaming browser screen and audio to .mp4. How do I get that capability back? Thank you!

duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1402076

Asked by Ray 2 weeks ago

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Change input language (Windows key + Spacebar) is also changing Firefox's scrolling smoothness

Hi all, So I am a multi-lingual user and changing input languages regularly by pressing Windows key + Spacebar. In Firefox, I prefer turning "Smooth scrolling" OFF so the… (read more)

Hi all,

So I am a multi-lingual user and changing input languages regularly by pressing Windows key + Spacebar.

In Firefox, I prefer turning "Smooth scrolling" OFF so the page sort-of jumps at a fixed distance instead "decelerates" when scrolling.

So far so good. But recently I noticed this Windows key + Spacebar combination can change Firefox's scrolling behavior.

Steps to reproduce: 1. Add one more language to Windows (I am using Win10 ... not sure about Win11 though) so that Windows key + Spacebar shows the language selecting popup 2. Turn OFF "Use smooth scrolling" in Firefox settings 3. Find a long webpage to test scrolling -- it should be "jumping" 4. On the same page, make sure Firefox is at focus, press Windows key + Spacebar to show that popup 5. Try scrolling again -- it's now scrolling very "smoothly". To my eyes, it's even much smoother than turning on "Use smooth scrolling" 6. Now click somewhere outside of Firefox(i.e. Taskbar) to lose focus then focus back to Firefox and scroll again, the smoothness is lost ... until switching language again.

I personally found it quite annoying... Is there something I can do to stop it from happening?

Thanks,

J

Asked by Jeremy 6 months ago

Answered by Jeremy 2 weeks ago

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Unable to download PDFs in embedded pdf.js viewer

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites. On this page, I am not able to click the downl… (read more)

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites.

On this page, I am not able to click the download button built into the pdf.js viewer and have it download - it clicks and does nothing. If I right click in the frame and click "Show only this frame", then I can download the PDF using that same button. Any ideas?

Asked by FrigginMcMonster 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago