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Why my default fonts in Firefox looks so ugly?

Why the default fonts are looking so ugly? It is working fine on Edge. I am on Windows 10. Please find the screenshots bellow. https://imgur.com/a/Gke2K … (tuilleadh eolais)

Why the default fonts are looking so ugly? It is working fine on Edge. I am on Windows 10.

Please find the screenshots bellow.

https://imgur.com/a/Gke2K

Asked by iAmSaugata 3 bliana ó shin

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Question marks instead of words on some websites

On certain websites (specifically the one my school uses) there are no words popping up. Only question marks in boxes. Other websites, like facebook are totally normal. I… (tuilleadh eolais)

On certain websites (specifically the one my school uses) there are no words popping up. Only question marks in boxes. Other websites, like facebook are totally normal. I made sure that the websites were given permissions to pick their own fonts and this did not fix the problem. Thanks

Asked by HonaB 4 bliana ó shin

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Font appears messed up only on Mozilla, only on one PC

Hello! So, I was working on a new blog on which I'm using the Rubik font from Google fonts. Everything was fine for several days, but today, after working for some time o… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello!

So, I was working on a new blog on which I'm using the Rubik font from Google fonts.

Everything was fine for several days, but today, after working for some time on it, the font just got messed up randomly (see attached image).

I added the font on a different, testing site and it shows messed up there as well, so it's not something website related.

Now, the shocking part is that it gets messed up only on Mozilla and only on the Mozilla browser that's on my Desktop PC.

I asked a friend to check it out and I also checked it out on my laptop, and the font is fine on other Mozilla browsers, as well as other browsers.

Other fonts from other websites are fine as well.

What troubleshooting I performed:

- Checked the font with Inspect Element, as it's shown here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Page_Inspector/How_to/Edit_fonts and the font is set up correctly;

- Deleted the whole history since the beginning of time (cookies, cache, everything);

- Closed and opened Firefox again;

- Opened Mozilla in Safe Mode (hardware acceleration is disabled by default in safe mode);

- Restarted my PC;

- Uninstalled Mozilla as it shows here - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/uninstall-firefox-from-your-computer. Deleted the profile folder and everything.

- Installed a fresh copy again with no add-ons, no nothing.

Nothing worked. That font is still messed up on Mozilla, on this PC.

It doesn't make any sense, especially since it went nuts randomly without a particular reason.

Does anyone have an idea of what could be the problem and how to fix it?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks!

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How do I fix incorrectly displaying fonts?

Some fonts aren't displayin correctly on webpages. Most noteably, in code boxes and stuff. Instead of legible text, all I see are shapes of triangles, squares, and stars.… (tuilleadh eolais)

Some fonts aren't displayin correctly on webpages. Most noteably, in code boxes and stuff. Instead of legible text, all I see are shapes of triangles, squares, and stars.

Asked by jeff28 5 bliana ó shin

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Fonts in FireFox are blocky (no antialias)

Hi I've suddenly noticed that my fonts in FireFox are very blocky (no antialias). I'm sure this happened after a restart but not sure why. I've checked the zoom factor of… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi

I've suddenly noticed that my fonts in FireFox are very blocky (no antialias). I'm sure this happened after a restart but not sure why.

I've checked the zoom factor of the page and I can confirm that this is at 100% / Reset

When I went to check my version it updated so this problem exists across 4.6 and 4.5.? (didn't catch the last number before it updated).

I've check windows (all fonts are fine)

I've check another browser (Chrome at the same page.. this is fine).

I'm posting this question/request for help as other posts I've found related do not quite match my issue.

Please find attached a screen shot of the issue (FireFox is to the left and Chrome to the right)

(Upload seems to be caught up, I'll reply to this msg if it doesn't show)

Many thanks J

Asked by ZombiesByte 5 bliana ó shin

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Fonts not displaying

Often, but not always, fonts are not displaying in Google. Please see attached for example. I've tried uninstalling, resetting, safe mode, going through various articles,… (tuilleadh eolais)

Often, but not always, fonts are not displaying in Google. Please see attached for example. I've tried uninstalling, resetting, safe mode, going through various articles, nothing works. I'm using Chrome now in case there isn't a fix.

Asked by Ulysses-Hood 3 bliana ó shin

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Firefox opening all web pages with Weird characters

Couple of days ago I opened the Firefox but I saw it keeps opening all web pages with weird characters, I uninstalled it completely, refresh it on safe mode with no add-o… (tuilleadh eolais)

Couple of days ago I opened the Firefox but I saw it keeps opening all web pages with weird characters, I uninstalled it completely, refresh it on safe mode with no add-ons, I see there is no problem with any other browsers suck as chrome or waterfox and others, this problem is only on Firefox...I removed all cookies and everything but still problem going, I use laptop windows 10 with last updates on it...I tried everything available on web sites but no work...I didn't do any changes in about:config...please help me out with this issue, thanks

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Some fonts not displaying correctly

Hi all, On some sites (I think it has something to do possibly with code snippets because these always display incorrectly) Firefox is showing this illegible font as per… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi all,

On some sites (I think it has something to do possibly with code snippets because these always display incorrectly) Firefox is showing this illegible font as per the screenshot. I've also attached a Chrome screenshot to show how it should be displaying. I have not been able to find a fix online for this. I have done the suggestions of clearing cache, checking font settings etc that I could find in the options, but made no difference. Please could anyone help? It's driving me mad because I can't make out the font at all!

Michael.

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all text on certain websites appears in question marks

hello, since today I notice that all text in firefox (56.0 mac-version) on certain sites appears only in question marks (in suqares). looks like that on sites like mozil… (tuilleadh eolais)

hello,

since today I notice that all text in firefox (56.0 mac-version) on certain sites appears only in question marks (in suqares). looks like that on sites like mozilla support (busy right now in safari) google.com, my banking site, tmobile, gmail and a lot other ones too. all those sites show totally normal in other brouwsers.

did the following troubleshoot 1) view > text encoding > unicode = OK 2) preferences Font & Color > advanced > checked 'allow pages to choose their own font' = OK

any other suggestions? (:

tried to enclose some screenshots (small jpg and png files) but the upload keeps spinning for ever... never mind.

thanks in advance for any help on the questionmark problem.

Asked by slaws2 3 bliana ó shin

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The text on some website is so light I can hardly read it and refreshing FF does not help

I have an old Toshiba satellite laptop that is running win 7 and FF 42.0. I have always had a problem with the text on certain web pages (including the text I'm typing ri… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have an old Toshiba satellite laptop that is running win 7 and FF 42.0. I have always had a problem with the text on certain web pages (including the text I'm typing right now) being so light that I can hardly read it. I can't include a screen shot because I don't seem to have Paint on this computer. Does anyone know how I could remedy this? Thank you.

Asked by cestmarrant 5 bliana ó shin

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fonts display as question marks / boxes

Hi There, today lots of sites in firefox started displaying as squares with question marks. See attached screenshot. Using OSX 10.11.6 - Firefox 60.0 Any recommendations… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi There,

today lots of sites in firefox started displaying as squares with question marks. See attached screenshot.

Using OSX 10.11.6 - Firefox 60.0

Any recommendations on a fix from Mozilla?

Thanks K

Asked by oldmacnewbrowser 3 bliana ó shin

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Fonts display as question marks

For about a month Firefox intermittently displays fonts a question marks in boxes. I have used a fix found in one of the discussions on your board but it seems a bit radi… (tuilleadh eolais)

For about a month Firefox intermittently displays fonts a question marks in boxes. I have used a fix found in one of the discussions on your board but it seems a bit radical. I'm a designer running Suitcase and with a lot of fonts including multi language fonts loaded. Thanks for any suggestions :-) Henry


You can right-click and select "Inspect Element" to open the builtin Inspector with this element selected. You can check the font used for selected text in the Font tab in the right pane of the Inspector.

https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Tools/Page_Inspector/How_to/View_fonts We have seen cases where a box with all '?' or all 'A' is displayed that might be related to using a Last Resort font that displays all the glyphs with one same character.

You can also try to set this pref to 1 on the about:config page in case there is a problem with the security settings. security.sandbox.content.level = 1

/questions/1178053 Firefox not displaying fonts correctly /questions/1178215 ALL text showed on my screen are [A]


Asked by HenryIles 3 bliana ó shin

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Firefox 60.0.1 does not display some text correctly

Firefox 60.0.1 seems unable to display some fonts. Most of my e-mails and numerous websites exhibit this problem. I've attached an image of what Firefox displays. I've at… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox 60.0.1 seems unable to display some fonts. Most of my e-mails and numerous websites exhibit this problem. I've attached an image of what Firefox displays. I've attempted to change the default font in preferences, but the problem persists. Have others experienced this problem. Have any solutions been discovered?

BTW, if I paste this giberish into a text editor, it displays the text correctly.

Thanks for your consideration.

Anuski

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Font rendering on a specific website

Hello, I have a trouble with font rendering on one specific website - https://www.checkpoint.com. Text on this site looks quite ugly (see font01.png). But if I open "Web … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

I have a trouble with font rendering on one specific website - https://www.checkpoint.com.

Text on this site looks quite ugly (see font01.png).

But if I open "Web Developer" -> "Inspector" -> "Fonts" -> "All fonts on page", then I can see the text renderred correctly in the preview field (see font02.png).

So text uses "DIN WXX Regular" font, but I do not understand, why Firefox cannot render it on the web page in the same manner as in the Developer tools?

Any clue how to fix it?

Browser: Firefox 68.2.0esr (64-bit) OS: Debian Bullseye

Thanks Zbynek

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Font rendering not correct - Windows 10

Hi all, I am seeing this problem since I wiped my computer and installed Windows 10 a couple of days ago. Just to clarify, everything was fine on Windows 8.1, which I was… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi all, I am seeing this problem since I wiped my computer and installed Windows 10 a couple of days ago. Just to clarify, everything was fine on Windows 8.1, which I was previously using.

I see that fonts are not correctly renderded, there is a lot of aliansing and they're quite thin. They are ugly. The problem is well described in this ticket. https://support.mozilla.org/it/questions/1115938.

I have tried to reset Firefox, run withot plugin, nothing changes. Here you can find values I see in about:support. I use Firefox in Italian, i have translated these values in English. I don't remember what values I had in W8.1, but my suspect is that my GPU (AMD HD7950) is not detected/enabled correctly by Firefox. http://pastebin.com/QEmYBXpp

I noticed: - DirectWrite enabled false - Assert D3D11 device creation failed: 0x887a0004 - Support for H264 HW decoding No; Hardware video decoding disabled or blacklisted

Maybe I should not say this (lol) but Chrome does render fonts properly on my machine.

Can somebody help me please? Thanks

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Some Cyrillic (Russian) font does not look correctly

Some Cyrillic (Russian) font does not look correctly. Just some web site with Russian fonts. Most of all looks great. It's look like Firefox doesn't know some specific fo… (tuilleadh eolais)

Some Cyrillic (Russian) font does not look correctly. Just some web site with Russian fonts. Most of all looks great. It's look like Firefox doesn't know some specific font. Other browser EI and Chrome can show the same page correctly. How I can solve the problem? Thanks.

Asked by and.g.000 4 bliana ó shin

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unchecking "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" has no effect

MSI GE72 2QF Apache Pro notebook (stock) Windows 10 Pro Firefox 63.0.3 I recently reinstalled Windows 10 and Firefox. Before the reinstall, unchecking this box had an imm… (tuilleadh eolais)

MSI GE72 2QF Apache Pro notebook (stock) Windows 10 Pro Firefox 63.0.3

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 and Firefox. Before the reinstall, unchecking this box had an immediate visible effect. Now, as can be seen in the screenshot, it doesn't.

So far I've tried: - "refreshing" Firefox to defaults and unchecking the box again, - going into "about:config" and changing the value of "browser.display.use_document_fonts" to "0"

Neither of these things worked.

On my other two computers, one of which was bought new less than three weeks ago, unchecking the box does what it's supposed to do.

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