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Control of print margins

When I try to print a document, including from your frequent questions site, the right and left margins are equal to 1 3/4 inches even though on the web site the margins … (read more)

When I try to print a document, including from your frequent questions site, the right and left margins are equal to 1 3/4 inches even though on the web site the margins are set at .5 inches. I have tinkered with all the available options but no matter what I do the result is 1 3/4 inch right and left margins.

This also happens when I try to print a document from Vanguard's message center.

How do I resolve this matter

John V.

Asked by johnand.margie 4 weeks ago

Last reply by johnand.margie 5 days ago

How do I add more lines to the address bar drop down list in FF78?

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a… (read more)

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a longer list in the address bar drop down makes that happen very quickly. Being limited to only 7 is going to severely cut down on my efficiency.

Asked by darthno2 3 months ago

Last reply by darthno2 1 day ago

Shrink-to-fit for printing does not work in Firefox 82.0.2

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3… (read more)

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3/4 of page is printed on full paper page (remainder does not carry over to next page). Width is correct. Full page will print if 80% reduction is chosen, but reduction is not in same proportion as paper page. Windows 7. Firefox 82.0.2. Read numerous articles and posts. Nothing works. Printer is Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. Using about:config > print :

    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_paper_data    The value is "1"  
    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_shrink_to_fit     The value is "true"  
    scaling is .8  (tired 1.0 without success)

All other "print" keys are as described in numerous Google items on this topic. Right now I can only save the document as a .pdf, and then open in in Adobe DC that is installed on same computer. Document prints correctly. This is a pain. I read in one Google post that starting with version around 55 Firefox no longer uses Adobe plug-in for pdf files, but switched to its own plug-in - it is clumsy, and as in this situation it does not work. PLEASE go back to using Adobe plug-in.

Asked by hcole-pe 7 hours ago

Last reply by hcole-pe 4 hours ago

Certificate Manager > Servers > Where does Firefox see this information?

Hello. I'm not sure how this happened, but I have a listing in Servers in the Certificate Manager with the following information: Server: www.bignox.com:443 Certificate N… (read more)

Hello.

I'm not sure how this happened, but I have a listing in Servers in the Certificate Manager with the following information:

Server: www.bignox.com:443 Certificate Name: VMware Lifetime: Permanent

Trying to go anywhere with bignox.com does not work as its using the VMware certificate for some reason. If I delete it and go to the site, Firefox says the site is not trusted. I cannot get to bignox.com via any other web browser (Edge, Chrome, etc..) as I get the same type of security warnings. I do have vmware on my computer. I can connect to bignox.com just fine inside the VMware. If I uninstall the VMware, then I get security exceptions.

My question is, where does Firefox see this information? I have no idea how this happened, but I would like to get rid of this association.

Thanks

Asked by fettsvett201 6 days ago

Last reply by fettsvett201 6 days ago

Malicious link

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it… (read more)

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it does not show up. I am running windows 10 Has anyone else had this problem and know how to remove it

Asked by tonedeaf 1 week ago

Last reply by tonedeaf 6 days ago

Logging in to third party websites

I have been logging in to M&S Internet Banking for ages. Now I can't. I phoned M&S support and they said try a different browser. I tried Microsoft Edge and was a… (read more)

I have been logging in to M&S Internet Banking for ages. Now I can't. I phoned M&S support and they said try a different browser. I tried Microsoft Edge and was able to log in normally. I don't want to use Edge I want to use Firefox. Any help will be appreciated. Andrew M

Asked by marjoribanks 4 weeks ago

Last reply by marjoribanks 2 days ago

Version 82 does not display PDF correctly

Hi, I have a problem after update from v.81 to v.82. In last version, my PDFs are not display correctly. In other PDF viewers the problem does not exist. The error can b… (read more)

Hi, I have a problem after update from v.81 to v.82. In last version, my PDFs are not display correctly. In other PDF viewers the problem does not exist.

The error can be seen in the attachments.

Asked by vasile.ticau 1 week ago

Last reply by vasile.ticau 5 days ago

Zip Files are being changed to "Attachment.ashx"

When trying to download a Zip File from the web something is changing the from the Zip file to a generic file called "Attachment.ashx" I can't find any other information … (read more)

When trying to download a Zip File from the web something is changing the from the Zip file to a generic file called "Attachment.ashx" I can't find any other information regarding this sort of thing.

Asked by treweston121 6 days ago

Last reply by treweston121 6 days ago

Firefox Proxy about:blank

Hello, I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook … (read more)

Hello,

I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook page, it opens a white page with "about:blank" URL instead of the instagram registration page. What does it mean and what am I supposed to do to solve it?

Thank you.

MARTIN Raphaël

Asked by raphmartin1999 4 days ago

Last reply by raphmartin1999 4 days ago

can not download faceook gifs or videos from Facebook

I am using the latest version of face book browser and when i click on a video or a Gif to save to my desktop from the new Facebook they will not go to my desktop.… (read more)

I am using the latest version of face book browser and when i click on a video or a Gif to save to my desktop from the new Facebook they will not go to my desktop. I have disabled all addon and still they will not. I have facebook video extensions and gif viewer extension on my page and still it will not go. I have windows media player as the default viewer also have the ifran view as ell but it wil not cipy to desktop in windows 10

Asked by Mary 11 hours ago

Last reply by Mary 11 hours ago

How to open firefox browser in our chrome based application

Hello, Our requirement is as below- We have our client application which is chrome compatible application. As a integration process, we merged 4 sub component / applicati… (read more)

Hello,

Our requirement is as below-

We have our client application which is chrome compatible application. As a integration process, we merged 4 sub component / applications in our existing client application. We now allowed users to connect these applications from chrome based client application by clicking on its Dashboard Icon. Once clicked, new chrome tab is getting opened and users can access that application.

The Problem here is - two of the applications were Firefox compatible applications due to which its UI appearance is not upto the mark in Chrome.

Could you please provide solution so that we can open those sub applications in new Firefox browser (from chrome browser)? We had checked firefox extension (add on) but its not useful as this will only open or convert current url in firefox browser.

Thanks .

Best regards, Anuprita Thakur.

Asked by anuprita_t 5 days ago

Last reply by anuprita_t 1 day ago

Make cursor stay on scrollbar when scrolling page.

Long time bug and annoyance for me. Firefox is my default browser for 10+ years. When concentrating on reading a page, and slowly scrolling at the same time, the mouse cu… (read more)

Long time bug and annoyance for me. Firefox is my default browser for 10+ years.

When concentrating on reading a page, and slowly scrolling at the same time, the mouse cursor can drift off the scrollbar even though I have the mouse button held down. It is because I am focused on the page, the mouse can lose perfect vertical sliding action, so the cursor drifts into the page. Soon it can no longer hang on to the scrollbar and the page jumps back to the top.

Is there any fix that can stop this from happening ? The mouse cursor should stay on the scrollbar as long as I have the mouse button held down.

Asked by OYO 6 days ago

Last reply by OYO 19 hours ago

Localization problem (Digits Format) when enabling Arabic in Firfox

Reproduce: I enabled Arabic as default language for Firefox in MacOS. Issue: Now, I have a mixture or Digits format between Arabic Numbers & Hindu-Arabic Numbers. A… (read more)

Reproduce: I enabled Arabic as default language for Firefox in MacOS.

Issue: Now, I have a mixture or Digits format between Arabic Numbers & Hindu-Arabic Numbers. As you can see even with Firefox version from About window: 81.0.2 ‏(٦٤ بتة)

and Developer Tools too, see attached screenshot.

Note for Translators, Arab Countries don't use same digits formats.

- Eastern Arab countries are using Hindu-Arabic Numbers (٠١٢٣٤٥٦٧٨٩) - Western Arab countries are using the Arabic Numbers (0123456789 which are universal in this era)

References:

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_numerals - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Arabic_numerals

Workaround: I switch back to English when needed. And usually keep another browser for development.

How It should be: I am from Algeria (a Western Arabic country) & an developer (hobby). I expect to set Arabic language with Arabic Numbers format (and It is already set in MacOS preferences)

Possible Correction: - Split Arabic Language locale into 2 (East & West) or Have a special settings for locale formats - I thing most programmer are using dev tool in English even Firefox in mother language. Not sure how to fix this. It is similar to CLI that are not translated to cursive and RTL scripts.

Asked by user_15657014961 17 hours ago

Last reply by user_15657014961 17 hours ago

window.close

Hello, we've got a problem with the window.close() function and the postback on a tab. When we open the new tab with a js function, the js window.close() works normally. … (read more)

Hello,

we've got a problem with the window.close() function and the postback on a tab. When we open the new tab with a js function, the js window.close() works normally. But if this tab is refreshed, by a postback on button (this is an asp.net web application), firefox loses the information regarding the fact that the tab was opened via script and gives this error : "scripts may not close windows that were not opened by script". But this page was opened by a script. Why firefox loose this information??


thanks in advance, Emanuele

Asked by bort 6 days ago

Lockwise and multiple usernames

I subscribe to a number of separate "Things" hosted by a single company (silly example) http://stuffstuff.co.uk. My user name for each of the separate things is "mr-sill… (read more)

I subscribe to a number of separate "Things" hosted by a single company (silly example) http://stuffstuff.co.uk. My user name for each of the separate things is "mr-silly@silly.co.uk" and the only thing that differentiates them is that each "Thing" requires a different password.

Thing 1 Username: mr-silly@silly.co.uk Password: 1sillything Thing 2 Username: mr-silly@silly.co.uk Password: 2anothersillything Thing 3 Username: mr-silly@silly.co.uk Password: 3moresillything

and so on...

Unfortunately this Lockwise thing will not permit this to happen, presenting the following stupid message.

"An entry for http://stuffstuff.co.uk with that username already exists. Go to existing entry?"

How do I get around this Lockwise silliness?

The email address is required as the user name by the company.

Don't suggest having a different email address for each user name, that is not possible.

While the question maybe posed in a silly manner  :-) I am quite serious about the problem. Thanks Ax

Asked by arturox 6 days ago

Passwords from version 80 not showing in 81... help!

Hi and thank you for your help, I've just moved from firefox 80 to 81 and none of my passwords are showing and I'm desparate to login.. how to I bring them all up in fire… (read more)

Hi and thank you for your help,

I've just moved from firefox 80 to 81 and none of my passwords are showing and I'm desparate to login.. how to I bring them all up in firefox 81. There's 50 to 100 passwords i'm desparate for in firefox lock and a third pary password app that has also dissapeard.. in fact all apps are gone. It's like a clean firefox install from scratch, help, i need all the old functions back!

Thank you, Dan.

Asked by danieljohnscott 6 days ago

html pages saved with Firefox ("webpage, html only"?) can not be opened (read) with Firefox or any other browser

html pages saved with Firefox ("webpage, html only"?) can not be opened (read) with Firefox or any other browser (Edge, Vivaldi). browser is "looping", showing nothing. M… (read more)

html pages saved with Firefox ("webpage, html only"?) can not be opened (read) with Firefox or any other browser (Edge, Vivaldi). browser is "looping", showing nothing. Mit Firefox gespeicherte html Seiten ("Webseite, nur html") lassen sich mit einem Browser nicht mehr öffnen, egal ob Firefox, Vivaldi, oder Edge.

Asked by UliMuc 6 days ago

Weird problem: 'Search in page' (CTRL+F) orks fine on most pages but is not working on one particular page

The page search facility (Ctrl+F) works fine for most pages, but doesn't work on one particular page. The page in question happens to be my home page and is one that I cr… (read more)

The page search facility (Ctrl+F) works fine for most pages, but doesn't work on one particular page.

The page in question happens to be my home page and is one that I created via Macromedia Dreamweaver. It is my web portal containing numerous links (to all the sites I usually access).

I press Ctrl+F and the search box appears at bottom of screen, as usual. I enter a word in the search box, click the up and down arrows, but it doesn't find any matches, even though that word definitely exists on the page (multiple times). (The Highlight All, Match Case, Whole Words options are not selected). If I enable "Highlight All", nothing is highlighted.

This problem has surfaced in the last month or so. I suspect it may have crept in with a recent Firefox update, as this wasn't a problem in the past. My setup: Desktop PC, Win 10 (64bit), Firefox is 82.0 (64-bit) -the current version, and I'm using the Default Theme.

PS: I opened the same page with Microsoft Edge and the Page Search works fine there. .... but Firefox is my preferred browser, so I need to get to the bottom of this problem.

Any suggestions on how I can resolve this weird problem?

Asked by micdal22 6 days ago