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Print preview too small with newest few months releases of FF

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false… (read more)

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false) worked. Sometime in the last few months, that was taken away and no longer works. How now do we get a print preview big enough to see and make our choices about things like scale?

I note that I run Windows 8.1 (up-to-date), Radeon HD graphics, 1280 x 1024 monitor.

Asked by Ellis Eff 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

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how do i get firefox to ALLOW sites to auto-relode a web page

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I hav… (read more)

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I have to click allow every time, in some cases I can't access the sight due to this. I want to either turn OFF this annoyance permanently or to be able to "white list" certain sites to allow it

Asked by mortimer.hobart 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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changing user name

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be change… (read more)

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be changed to"?

Asked by Joey 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Backup Bookmarks

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possib… (read more)

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possible to process the backup.

Asked by lapy14 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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After v78 update I have two FFs, one with no passwords. What to do?

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows contr… (read more)

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows control panel and, at completion, suddenly got a message that Firefox was updating (again), but this time with a big bold warning - as I recall - that this version was not synched with anything. This new Firefox opened. My regular version, the one I'd updated this morning -- let's call it FF-1 -- was also open. In the second version (FF-2) I immediately checked under Tools > Options > Logins and Passwords, and the passwords section was empty. I closed FF-2. FF-1 is still open and still has all my passwords. I checked my Mozilla > Firefox > Profiles folder and now have two profiles - one called jn******.default, where I can see all my regular FF files, including logins.json, and one called i6******.default-release, with all files created today and no logins.json. Windows control panel also tells me I have two FFs, but identifies them as v78.01 and v72.02, and says both were installed today. I just checked about:profiles and get this: "Another copy of Firefox has made changes to profiles. You must restart Firefox before making more changes." What to do now? Obviously, I want to save the one with the passwords and delete the other one. But, as this situation is new to me, I want to do it the right way.

Asked by roberto32 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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pdf-conversion into firefox html documents

When I save a pdf-file it is automatically converted into a firefox html dokument. Also all my old safed pdf-files are converted. What does happen? And how can I stop it?… (read more)

When I save a pdf-file it is automatically converted into a firefox html dokument. Also all my old safed pdf-files are converted. What does happen? And how can I stop it? I'm not able to safe my scans as pdf anymore.

Asked by thr3344 1 year ago

Answered by thr3344 1 year ago

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staying signed in to my email account

I may have changed a setting ... Normally when I need to sign back in to my yahoo/att email account I can select "stay signed in for 2 weeks" and that works. But as of … (read more)

I may have changed a setting ... Normally when I need to sign back in to my yahoo/att email account I can select "stay signed in for 2 weeks" and that works. But as of today, even though I select the 2 week option, when I leave my email page, I have to sign back in upon returning. Every time..... The "stay signed in" option is currently working on Google Chrome and other browsers, but I'd prefer to continue with Firefox. Thank you

Asked by teamclark 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Add Ons

Well, I don't know what changed! My antivir tells me that I got a tracking cookie but they want money to delete it. So I searched and found an add on called "NoScript" wh… (read more)

Well, I don't know what changed! My antivir tells me that I got a tracking cookie but they want money to delete it. So I searched and found an add on called "NoScript" who could maybe do the job for me.

But my problem is: I am (always) online with Firefox. If I want to download/install ANY add on, the site always tells me "Only in Firefox - Download and install now". As I am online with the newest version (79.0) , I absolutely don't understand this message. Okay, so I gave it a chance, hit the button and "installed" what's allready on my computer. But after that there is no change! If I want the add on, I still get the same message: "Only in Firefox - Download and install now"

What can you do for me or is there (really?) anything I have to change to be able to install AddOns again?


Nun, ich weiß nicht, was sich geändert hat! Mein Antivirus sagt mir, ich hätte einen Tracking Cookie, aber die wollen Geld für die Löschung. Also have ich gesucht und ein AddOn namens "NoScript" gefunden, das diesen Job möglicherweise erledigen kann.

Doch habe ich ein Problem: Ich bin (immer) mit Firefox online. Und wenn ich IRGENDEIN AddOn herunterladen/installieren will, erklärt mir die Seite stets "Nur mit Firefox - Laden Sie Firefox jetzt herunter". Da ich immer mit der neuesten Version (79.0) online bin, kann ich diese Nachricht nicht absolut nicht verstehen. Okay, also versuchte ich es einmal, klickte den Button und "installierte", was bereits auf meinem Computer ist. Doch danach hat sich nichts geändert! Wenn ich das AddOn will, bekomme ich nach wie vor die selbe Nachricht: "Nur mit Firefox - Laden Sie Firefox jetzt herunter"

Was könnt Ihr für mich tun oder gibt es da (tatsächlich?) etwas, das ich ändern muß, um wieder AddOns installieren zu können?

Asked by magmadrag 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (read more)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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why does firefox 79.0 (64-bit) interfere with my 32 bit programs

I run Eudora 7.1.9 and it runs just fine until I open Firefox. Then memory dissipates quickly and everything slows down or FF crashes and/or it takes my Eudora with it. … (read more)

I run Eudora 7.1.9 and it runs just fine until I open Firefox. Then memory dissipates quickly and everything slows down or FF crashes and/or it takes my Eudora with it. Don't have the problem with IE or Chrome but I prefer my Firefox.

I am running a 64 bit version of windows 8.1 with a dual processor and 8GB of ram and a 1T SSD.

I assume I'll have to make changes, just don't know yet.

Appreciate help.

USDV

Asked by US DataVault.com 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox only restored about half of my restored session

I had 3 windows with lots of tabs open and firefox only restored half of them. It's taking me a lot of time to go through history and finding the ones I lost and restorin… (read more)

I had 3 windows with lots of tabs open and firefox only restored half of them. It's taking me a lot of time to go through history and finding the ones I lost and restoring them. I closed all firefox windows on exiting, verifying for each one to close the tabs, and yet this still happened when I restarted. I noticed afterwards that under options, under general, restore session was unclicked?? I have no recollection of doing that or any reason I would. I also saw that the sub box to warn me when closing tabs was also unclicked. Again, I would never unclick it and have no recollection or reason to have been fiddling with all that.

The only other thing is when first rebooting as I was going to history to restore sessions a Norton tab (I have Norton 360) popped up. I restored history and half of my stuff was gone. Does anyone have any idea of what's going on here?

Asked by pccigno1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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A constant headache! Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site

Hello as the subject indicates the problem is occurring several a week. I am a FH researcher and use Ancestry and other genealogy application. The problem only occurs whe… (read more)

Hello as the subject indicates the problem is occurring several a week. I am a FH researcher and use Ancestry and other genealogy application. The problem only occurs when using Firefox and Ancestry this morning have been using Firefox browsing and updating our family tree in Ancestry and select the back button to go back a screen and "Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site" the message to me is illogical as I am already in the site no point in pulling hair or beating up the screen, I just want help understanding why this is occurring and how I can resolve it.

When this happens after cooling down I just switch over to Chrome or MS Edge and I am back researching yay. This happens primarily when using a Win 8.1 PC which is my work horse it has occurred on my W10 Computer, I do not recall it happening when using Firefox and Ancestry on my Mac. It is quite frustrating and being technically challenged to a degree I have compared browser settings and they do seem to be aligned i.e. Firefox, Chrome, Edge. I can have several 2-4 Ancestry Tabs open at any one time for comparison purposes.

Thanks

Asked by brnn69 1 year ago

Last reply by brnn69 1 year ago

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Edit URL while adding new bookmark?

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it? I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox… (read more)

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it?

I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox ever since I switched. Back when I used Google Chrome, I used this feature when I'm bookmarking YouTube videos.

YouTube will often add extra text at the end of URLs, such as "&feature=em-uploademail." I usually remove this to try and keep my URLs as clean as possible. The inability to edit bookmark URLs while creating new bookmarks makes this process much more tedious because when I realize that there's extra text at the end of a URL I have to remove the extra text in the address bar, refresh the page, wait several seconds for the page to fully load (when the page is still loading, the title of the page is often blank), and then I can finally bookmark the video.

This issue has been so annoying to the point of where I've considered switching back to Google Chrome.

Asked by Hyde 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Problem with Google pictures (google photos as i'm french)

Hi, Since 1 week i can't use all the fonctionalities of Google photos. I can't download albums, i can't share, i don't have infos about pics of album, etc... All the icon… (read more)

Hi, Since 1 week i can't use all the fonctionalities of Google photos. I can't download albums, i can't share, i don't have infos about pics of album, etc... All the icons at top right are inoperatives. I've tried another browser (Google chrome) and all is fine. I use Windows 8.1 and Firefox 73.0.1 64 bits Regards

Asked by phil-53 1 year ago

Answered by phil-53 1 year ago

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Help on Error 400

When I try to get into my school's faculty website, I get this error (that just started today): "HTTP Error 400. The size of the request headers is too long." Is there a … (read more)

When I try to get into my school's faculty website, I get this error (that just started today): "HTTP Error 400. The size of the request headers is too long." Is there a way to fix this?

Asked by bstevenson1 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago