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What Happened to "Print Preview"?

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the wa… (read more)

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the way we wanted them. That's now missing. As a result, stuff that used to cost us for ten pages now costs us for twenty pages. Also, when we print double-sided, the second side prints upside down.

This strikes me and my wife as a horrible development, and we would like to go back to the old version ASAP!

Asked by Anan 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Am I the only Mac user disappointed with Firefox 86's "improved Print functionality?"

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope! And there is no technical reason for this! Chro… (read more)

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope!

And there is no technical reason for this! Chrome/Vivaldi/Brave all have a similar dialog box that makes it easy not to waste paper when a website insists on printing a second page for a single word.

Come on, Mozilla! A little feature parity would be nice – especially for such basic functionality!

Asked by wmff 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (read more)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? Wi… (read more)

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? With the new upgrade it keeps defaulting to printing on the short axis (so the second side is printed upside down) which makes it very difficult to read smoothly. This has always been easy to set previously. Now the Print menu only allows you to toggle Two-Sided Printing on and off, not to choose the axis. The system dialog does include this setting, in theory, but it doesn't work. I have tried changing it to Long-Edge Binding several times. Each time I change the setting and print immediately, and it still prints with Short-Edge Binding which I do not want. Help! If this can't be fixed I will need to stop using two-sided printing entirely, which will mean wasting a lot of paper.

Asked by elkatd 1 week ago

Answered by Martin 1 day ago

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Message Banners Upon Opening Firefox for Windows 10

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive… (read more)

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive message banners at the bottom of the browser. You'd half expect it from a commercial web developer, but even they refrain from doing that.

Please stop this practice as it's very annoying and distracting. Perhaps a menu option for "Suggestions" where the user may opt to view such messages is a better idea than thrusting them constantly on the user.

In better news, I've noticed Firefox is a faster, less clunky browser than it has been in the past - good work :)

Asked by sodyinoz 21 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 18 hours ago

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Passwords and logins all gone

As of Feb, 23, 2021 all my passwords and logins are gone. I've been going in circles for 3 hours trying to get them back. I'm even more lost now. Please any help at all f… (read more)

As of Feb, 23, 2021 all my passwords and logins are gone. I've been going in circles for 3 hours trying to get them back. I'm even more lost now. Please any help at all for my problem? My brain is mush. If someone can help please beak it down step by step. Thank you so much, Diane

Asked by dianejustyak 2 days ago

Answered by dianejustyak 23 hours ago

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Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgradin… (read more)

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgrading error, or is it just the way Firefox will be now?

Asked by firefox1202 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Print Preview / Shrink To Fit / Simplify Page all missing

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features fre… (read more)

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features frequently but this morning I tried to get to them and they're suddenly all GONE! Am I the only one who used them??

Asked by cyoungohio 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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zbue1cim.default-release

Hi Can someone please help on my windows system under users\user\appdata\local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zbue1cim.default-release there is a directory Cache2 which on occa… (read more)

Hi Can someone please help on my windows system under users\user\appdata\local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zbue1cim.default-release there is a directory Cache2 which on occasion has contained 12000 files of up to 1.3Gb which is often mostly fragmented What is this used for and how can I get rid of it as I cant for the life of me see why a browser should have so many data files

Asked by Christopher 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Survey

Dear Firefox Team, Just now, when I opened a new tab, there was a survey that asked a few question and for answering that, they offered a iPphone Pro. I know it is absurd… (read more)

Dear Firefox Team, Just now, when I opened a new tab, there was a survey that asked a few question and for answering that, they offered a iPphone Pro. I know it is absurd, but i would like to know if FF carries our surveys in other countries.

Please advice

Thank you in anticipation.

Asked by athies1966 6 months ago

Answered by Enigma 6 months ago

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Firefox not loading web pages

Windows on my laptop updated last night. When I tried to open Firefox this morning I got the error message below and firefox would no open. Uninstalled firefox and rein… (read more)

Windows on my laptop updated last night. When I tried to open Firefox this morning I got the error message below and firefox would no open. Uninstalled firefox and reinstalled and now I get that same message pop up in front of the download window. Firefox is now opening but I cannot go to any webpages and I am also unable to open the menu on the side. Please help.

Asked by brian.kilar 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Firefox will do double request for link header preloaded assets

Hello My website sends the following HTTP response header: ``` Link: </static/js/main.js>; rel=preload; as=script ``` And within the HTML, just before the body clos… (read more)

Hello

My website sends the following HTTP response header: ``` Link: </static/js/main.js>; rel=preload; as=script ``` And within the HTML, just before the body close, I have this: ``` <script src="/static/js/main.js"></script> ``` This causes the script to be loaded twice (in Firefox 85), consuming twice the bandwidth.

I also confirm that by setting `network.preload` to `false` in `about:config` I only get 1 request instead of 2.

Is there a solution to this? I obviously want to preload and only get 1 request.

Asked by ioannis.cherouvim 3 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago

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*.epub files downloaded become *.php files

My Firefox downloads/converts *.epub files from fadedpage.com as *.php files, yet it downloads *.epub files from Project Gutenberg perfectly well. If I use Brave to do… (read more)

My Firefox downloads/converts *.epub files from fadedpage.com as *.php files, yet it downloads *.epub files from Project Gutenberg perfectly well. If I use Brave to download the same *.epub files from fadedpage.com they download correctly as *.epub files.

What is wrong?

Using MX-Linux 1.0 and Firefox 85.0.2

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Asked by gbc723 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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FF ESR 78.7.1 (32-bit) vs. FF 85.0.2 (64-bit) rejected by a site I need to use

The ESR release is apparently behind an update, likely security oriented (the site ESR is rejected by is a Bank). I've been told by the site that they test (essentially)… (read more)

The ESR release is apparently behind an update, likely security oriented (the site ESR is rejected by is a Bank). I've been told by the site that they test (essentially) Chrome...and go with THEIR updates, if it suits their purposes. They suggested blowing away the ESR history (...cookies and all of it) and restarting ESR. Afteer that didn't work, I'm presuming the fix the Bank wants is in FF 85.0.2 and not in 78.7.1 ESR. But, I'm guessing.

I realize ESR stages ESR releases to follow FF so to allow testing ahead of FF auto update migrations. It's one reason why I use ESR most of the time. But, I think it would help if we could have some way to associate ESR's release cycles (Versions) to FF (Versions) with dates and expected. Maybe it is somewhere.

Q. What is the relationship, if any, between the versions FF vs ESR? Is ESR 78.7.1 = FF 78.7.1 or what? Q. If not, what? Where/What is the relationship and is the timing set or variable on progressions of ESR?

Thx wgk

Asked by wgk 5 days ago

Answered by wgk 4 days ago

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Can I import Cliqz favorites and bookmarks?

Is there a way to import 'CLIQZ' bookmarks? Cliqz has been discontinued and no longer supported. I have been using it for several years and want to import its bookmarks t… (read more)

Is there a way to import 'CLIQZ' bookmarks? Cliqz has been discontinued and no longer supported. I have been using it for several years and want to import its bookmarks to Firefox so I don't have big job of replicating. Because Mozilla and Cliqz were affiliated I thought there might be some method to do this but can't find a way in Firefox help file. Is there a way to do this so I can go back to using Firefox?

Asked by sternhagenh 5 days ago

Answered by sternhagenh 4 days ago