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double space on bookmarks

Since version 91, now all my bookmarks are doubled spaced and this is too large. I want to go back the way it looked before with single spacing between the bookmarks. … (read more)

Since version 91, now all my bookmarks are doubled spaced and this is too large. I want to go back the way it looked before with single spacing between the bookmarks.

Asked by pcote1 1 month ago

Last reply by Bithiah 1 month ago

Menu spacing on Firefox 92.0

Doing a search for this change provides hundreds of topics and thousands of folks complaining about the added spaces between menu items and no real solution. I found one … (read more)

Doing a search for this change provides hundreds of topics and thousands of folks complaining about the added spaces between menu items and no real solution. I found one that entails making changes to the chrome file and proton, I tried this and it doesn't work for me and I shouldn't have to make changes to files in the first place. If anyone from the development team is listening, I know you had to satisfy those using touch screens, but how about making it easy for us to change the spacing a bit tighter. Many of us have lots of bookmarks and find we now have to scroll to find the ones at the bottom, then go to the top again to select "open in......". Could you add a simple toggle, "wide menu spacing or close menu spacing"? Anything that worked on version 89 or 90, does not work now. Please, this really is frustrating

Asked by ezdays 1 week ago

Last reply by ezdays 6 days ago

Firefox 92.0 unable to open or download AOL email attachments - pdf and .docx

I updated my Firefox afew days ago to 92.0. I am now unable to open Word and Adobe Acrobat files in my AOL email. Please advise. Can I remove this version and go back to … (read more)

I updated my Firefox afew days ago to 92.0. I am now unable to open Word and Adobe Acrobat files in my AOL email. Please advise. Can I remove this version and go back to v91?

Asked by monihelsel 4 days ago

Updated today - Shortcuts are too small!

The new update has changed the way my homepage looks. I want it back the way it was with the same colors. The most important part, my shortcut squares are too small. I… (read more)

The new update has changed the way my homepage looks. I want it back the way it was with the same colors. The most important part, my shortcut squares are too small. I'm old and need them back to the size they were.

I can't find a way to make them larger. Can anyone help?

Asked by jbhome668 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (read more)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

Asked by stormcloud 1 month ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 4 days ago

mouse cursor issues with Google Maps

Suddenly my mouse cursor is erratic when I am using Google Maps through Firefox. The cursor is invisible and shows up erratically on the screen. Very hard to select anyt… (read more)

Suddenly my mouse cursor is erratic when I am using Google Maps through Firefox. The cursor is invisible and shows up erratically on the screen. Very hard to select anything on a map. This problem seems to have started out of the blue yesterday (September 10, 2021). I made no changes to anything that I am aware of. This problem does not happen on any other browser page, or any other application on my PC. Just Google maps through Firefox. I tried Google Chrome and the cursor worked fine.

Asked by schneidm 6 days ago

Last reply by giquel.pierre 1 day ago

Google maps bookmarks shows icon different from site icon

Google maps bookmarks shows icon different from site icon. Firefox saved Google Maps Bookmark shows icon as https://www.google.com/favicon.ico instead of https://www.goog… (read more)

Google maps bookmarks shows icon different from site icon.

Firefox saved Google Maps Bookmark shows icon as https://www.google.com/favicon.ico instead of https://www.google.com/images/branding/product/ico/maps15_bnuw3a_32dp.ico This problem is there for many months but seems there is no fix. Google Chrome and MS Edge do not have this wrong bookmarks icon problem.

Asked by LS 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

cannot open attachments in aol mail

cannot open attachements in aol mail in firefox. most current update. I can open the attachments on an iPad, and if I use Bing as browser. If I forward email to a gmail… (read more)

cannot open attachements in aol mail in firefox. most current update. I can open the attachments on an iPad, and if I use Bing as browser. If I forward email to a gmail account, I can open the attachements in Firefox. Same problem on 3 different pcs. USed to be able to click on attachment and would get option to open or save, not I get nothing.

I have no add ons or extensions other than those required by MOzilla

Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Asked by jaamo 4 days ago

Attachments not opening in my AOL mail

Attachment not Opening I cannot open any attachments through AOL using the Firefox browser. The attachment is there but when I try to select it it it does not open with a… (read more)

Attachment not Opening

I cannot open any attachments through AOL using the Firefox browser. The attachment is there but when I try to select it it it does not open with all types of attachments (.doc, .xls, .pdf, .etc..). This only occurs with Firefox and started today. Chrome it works. Using Firefox latest version. Please advise

Asked by millymag 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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stop saving image files as webp

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed i… (read more)

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed into the long grass.

Sure, I could botch a solution by installing an add-on to convert them, or I could use something like XnView (which I do, periodically, and in bulk) after the save event has happened, or I can edit about:info to tell Firefox not to accept webp - but this breaks functionality for some sites (like eBay), but I have found that in the end I have had to start switching to Microsoft Edge to do my browsing for a number of sites because Mozilla Firefox are ignoring repeated user requests to provide a simple option to STOP doing this.

I don't want to save any files as webp - save them as PNG if you like, or jpg, but I use an ancient copy (v3.24) of ACDsee (from the days of Windows 98) for my image browsing, sorting, viewing etc because it is perfect, blisteringly quick, has no extra editing or other functionality which I don't need or want, and it doesn't bloat up anywhere with thumbnail files... but sadly webp didn't exist back then so it doesn't support it. I have used a number of much more up to date browser-viewers, but there is nothing can touch this OLD version of ACDsee for basically brilliant design.

I'm not changing my image viewer. It's non-negotiable.

I WILL however change my web browser if I have to, if the developers of the browser continually kick into the long grass to lock, hide away and pretend there's isn't an issue which has been repeatedly flagged as an annoyance for so many users.

I have been using one form or other of 'Mozilla' family of browsers since the days of Quarterdeck Mosaic. I don't particularly want to switch my loyalty, especially to Microsoft, but if they are listening to what customers want and providing it, and Mozilla are not, what else is there to do ?

I am a retired systems developer. I cannot envisage this being SUCH a big ask.

Modern software treats its users like idiots and takes away control, doing everything it's assumes on their behalf that they will want.

It is not difficult to provide an option within settings for when saving webp files to save as webp, png or jpg with conversion if necessary. All you need to do is hear the screams and respond. :)

Asked by Ethan 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

suddenly web gl is not working. Restart your browser is useless

Message of web gl won't let me play games on fb. It says restart browser. Not.....I uninstalled reinstalled ff and it worked for maybe 20 minutes, and I had to continu… (read more)

Message of web gl won't let me play games on fb. It says restart browser. Not.....I uninstalled reinstalled ff and it worked for maybe 20 minutes, and I had to continually start over. I was in Fish World and Crush. Now it will not work again!

Asked by VLM 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

"Your browser is being managed by your organization"

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage… (read more)

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage my own browser?

Asked by Heckle Spackle & Hyde 5 months ago

Last reply by bigbighouse 2 days ago

Firefox stops responding

So one day Firefox just stopped responding, it started responding again, but now it just randomly stops and then starts again a few seconds later. Bitdefender detects no … (read more)

So one day Firefox just stopped responding, it started responding again, but now it just randomly stops and then starts again a few seconds later. Bitdefender detects no viruses and I tried disabling all extentions and addons. I have an Intel Core i9-10900K, an RTX 2070 SUPER, and 32GB of RAM, so that isn't the problem, but I did observe that when it stops responding, logical processors 2, 12, 14, and 15 spike in usage.

Asked by TinsellyCone 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

"Clear Recent History" window doesn't close automatically

Hello, after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the … (read more)

Hello,

after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the OK-Button.

Is this a BUG?

Best regards

Thomas

Asked by thomas.kelso 5 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 days ago

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Bookmarks list display?

In recent Firefox 89, my bookmarks list is displayed very "wide", like there is empty lines spaces. In previous versions the list was much tighter. I can't find where to … (read more)

In recent Firefox 89, my bookmarks list is displayed very "wide", like there is empty lines spaces. In previous versions the list was much tighter. I can't find where to tweak back this list display.

Can you help? Thank you.

Asked by adid1 3 months ago

Answered by adid1 3 months ago

89.0 Update Borked Firefox on Startup?

So for the most part I rather like update 89. It looks snappy. One annoying issue I'm currently having is that Firefox will no longer open maximized on start up. I click … (read more)

So for the most part I rather like update 89. It looks snappy. One annoying issue I'm currently having is that Firefox will no longer open maximized on start up. I click the shortcut and it opens in a little window on the left side of my screen. I click the maximize button and instead of maximizing to full screen it moves the little window onto the right side of my screen. Clicking maximize a second time finally gets the browser to open full size. Why is it doing this and how do I make it stop? Never did this before 89, now all of a sudden it does it. I'd like for the browser to open fill size instead of clicking multiple times before it finally decides to do so. Thanks.

Asked by teamrwby47 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago