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Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox

Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox. Using Excel 365, the worksheets contain tables of short interest history collected from … (read more)

Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox.

Using Excel 365, the worksheets contain tables of short interest history collected from a URL that varies only in the portion that is the companies symbol ( i.e. https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/akts/short-interest , where "akts" is the company symbol ). On the worksheet for each company this URL, with the correct symbol for the company has been included in a cell using the hyperlink feature.

In the past, clicking any of the hyperlinks immediately opened my default browser, which is the current version of Firefox, to the web page for the company identified by the symbol in the URL.

That changed after a version update of Firefox a number of months ago. Clicking the hyperlink will most times "freeze" Excel, and if I click anywhere in or on Excel a "not responding" message is thrown, and Excel must be manually closed resulting in a recover event for all workbooks that were open. Sometimes, not always, waiting several minutes, Firefox will open the URL. Not always. I've found that if that occurs, clicking on the same URL hyperlink that finally opened (after having closed it in Firefox) will crash Excel.

The attached image is a view of the "tip" still visible on a black screen after Excel has crashed.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

Asked by c2cpa 2 days ago

Answered by c2cpa 2 days ago

Closed captions on HBOMax are appearing 50-60 seconds before the actual audio

When streaming "Cry Macho" on Windows 10, Firefox 92, with closed captions turned on, the captions appear on the screen 50-60 seconds prior to the actual audio. Tried the… (read more)

When streaming "Cry Macho" on Windows 10, Firefox 92, with closed captions turned on, the captions appear on the screen 50-60 seconds prior to the actual audio. Tried the same with Chrome and it worked as it should so I guess it is a Firefox problem. Please advise.

Asked by pbsawin 2 days ago

Media Key functionality intermittent

Periodically Firefox will stop accepting media key input from my keyboard, the media keys continue to function for Chrome (neither are open at the same time, when functio… (read more)

Periodically Firefox will stop accepting media key input from my keyboard, the media keys continue to function for Chrome (neither are open at the same time, when functionality fails in Firefox, I open chrome to test if the keys are working) media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled is set to true, have swapped it to false and back, restarted, double and triple checked the physical media keys. Sometimes Firefox will just accept the media key input, and sometimes it won't

Asked by takashi1532 1 month ago

Last reply by takashi1532 2 days ago

blinking cursor

When using Flight radar the cursor blinks/disappears when only on the map , when cursor is over title bar or other non-map parts of the page all is good , it also does th… (read more)

When using Flight radar the cursor blinks/disappears when only on the map , when cursor is over title bar or other non-map parts of the page all is good , it also does this on google maps but not all the time Have contacted Flight radar and sent video awaiting response Regards Keith

Asked by KLD25 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Unable to open mozilla firefox in normal windows 10 mode

Please some one help me fix this issue every time I m trying to open Mozilla Firefox it is crashing. But I m able to surf Mozilla Firefox using only private window mode b… (read more)

Please some one help me fix this issue every time I m trying to open Mozilla Firefox it is crashing. But I m able to surf Mozilla Firefox using only private window mode but not in normal mode when I click on FIrefox icon it is coming in the screen for 5 seconds and stopping abruptly.

Asked by s.biswas2090 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

Linux: Small window flickering after restart

Hello there, so I usually have two Firefox windows open, both in fullscreen. When I than shutdown and restart my computer, and open Firefox again, it will create two wind… (read more)

Hello there,

so I usually have two Firefox windows open, both in fullscreen. When I than shutdown and restart my computer, and open Firefox again, it will create two windows with the tabs I had opened before (although I didn't check "Restore previous session" in my settings), but one of those windows will be small and flickering while the other is working normally. A solution I found to stop it from flickering is to press "F11" two times to maximize it and than get it back to normal fullscreen mode.

Firefox: Version 92.0 (64-bit) Ubuntu: 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Thank you in advance.

Asked by simeon2 2 days ago

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Language compatibility issue on chrome os

I installed linux firefox by this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-browsers-chromebook&utm_me… (read more)

I installed linux firefox by this instruction: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos?utm_source=www.mozilla.org-firefox-browsers-chromebook&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=seo

and Korean website looks like the screenshot.

I tried setting Chromebook default language on Korean and English, and browser settings set on Korean and English for each. Nothing worked.

Asked by bluemoon7744 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wifi, firefox can't connect to the internet unless restarted

After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wi-Fi network, Firefox will lose connection and will be unable to access any website unless its is restat… (read more)

After change the network connection to cable, or to a different Wi-Fi network, Firefox will lose connection and will be unable to access any website unless its is restated, closing all Firefox windows.

The problem happens when:

1. I have the Firefox opened, I disconnect from wife A, Firefox lost connection, then I connect to Wi-Fi B, all other browsers can connect, but Firefox does not. (if Wi-Fi A and B are from different router)

2. A start the computer disconnected, I open the Firefox, I connect to internet, any other browser that was previously opened can connect, but Firefox does not.

OS: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20210912 Firefox version (91.0.2. It occurs in the last two years, it is so annoying)

Asked by bclima 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Sometimes Quora.com will not run properly in a newly opened session. Other times it works perfectly.

Fairly regularly I go to the Quora.com site to answer questions others have asked. Perhaps in one in four times I launch Firefox browser and go to this site it will not r… (read more)

Fairly regularly I go to the Quora.com site to answer questions others have asked. Perhaps in one in four times I launch Firefox browser and go to this site it will not respond beyond the first page and eventually report that something on the page is slowing the browser. If this does not happen, everything works normally and very quickly.

The only way I can continue is to close the browser completely and relaunch. Even if I wait a minute or so, when I relaunch it tells me Firefox is already running and asks if I wish to close it. If I let it close the browser, the new launch normally works perfectly.

When the problem occurs, opening other tabs and closing the original one does not seem to make a difference. It still does not work properly.

I am not sure when this started, and I have only experienced this problem on this one site. When I have tried using the Chrome browser I have not seen this happening on this site. I don't like the Chrome browser but have it installed to allow streaming my screen to a Chromecast dongle.

The Firefox browser in the Windows 64-bit version 92.0.

This start happening a few weeks ago (it is now mid September 2021). I am not sure whether something has changed in Firefox or in the Quora site. I have seen this problem on both my Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro PCs.

Asked by str8chat 1 week ago

Last reply by str8chat 3 days ago

Constant Crashes in 92

bp-4de46cf8-f5ce-48a9-86eb-70a410210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-e1d2efd8-ee89-47fa-9564-924010210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-29dfde48-6d4a-4f22-a22a-0a1d50210… (read more)

bp-4de46cf8-f5ce-48a9-86eb-70a410210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-e1d2efd8-ee89-47fa-9564-924010210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-29dfde48-6d4a-4f22-a22a-0a1d50210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-ba95a37f-6721-4c0a-bb8e-f7ef70210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-100d6463-e3ce-421d-b3f7-542770210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-cf80ccaa-f96a-451b-a240-50a1e0210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-bb0105cd-7275-4ece-a004-92a750210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-efd6bb26-ed26-416a-aede-9e7a70210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-ac037a5d-683e-47a7-8106-6cfeb0210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-d5b32fbb-1f1b-46c7-9007-c75740210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-3cabad74-70b9-490b-bf82-3adfb0210923 9/23/2021, 3:12 PM View

Asked by rev21.23 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Repeatedly reloads the workspace in MemoQWeb

As a freelance translator, my clients often assign me work through online translation software interfaces like Wordfast and MemoQWeb. I've never had trouble using these s… (read more)

As a freelance translator, my clients often assign me work through online translation software interfaces like Wordfast and MemoQWeb. I've never had trouble using these services before. Since the update on September 7, I've been unable to work normally in MemoQWeb. When I open up a file and start translating, the workspace repeatedly reloads (every few minutes) as if I'd just opened the file. Every time this happens, it boots me back up to the first segment in the file and loses any unconfirmed input I'd been in the process of typing into the open segment at the moment of reloading. I don't have this problem in Edge (I checked), but Edge is my emergency fallback browser and isn't set up with useful translation add-ons like my Firefox account. This is slowing down my workflow a lot, and I would deeply appreciate help getting it resolved. <3

https://fuji.memoq.com/sunflare/webpm/webtrans/online-tasks/ongoing

Asked by tobuishi 3 days ago

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Find bar won't close, has misleading appearance

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc… (read more)

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc, which is doing nothing.

The bar also appears to have the search box and option tickboxes all grayed out indicating unusable; they're not actually unusable, it's just the appearance that's wrong, but it shouldn't look like that.

Asked by AlexSeanchai 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Tab crashing

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started t… (read more)

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started to crash all youtube tabs. Not even videos itself, but also www.youtube.com crashes. Any idea how could i find out, what the hell is going on? Microsoft edge is working fine with youtube. I have tried troubleshoot mode, same. Windows 10.

What can possibly cause this? Thank you.

Asked by zarsss 1 week ago

Answered by zarsss 3 days ago

www.gstatic.com doesn't load

After all latest updates, unfortunately, I get the message "Waiting for www.gstatic.com..." and pages don't load. Any suggestions to overcome this problem are more than … (read more)

After all latest updates, unfortunately, I get the message "Waiting for www.gstatic.com..." and pages don't load. Any suggestions to overcome this problem are more than welcome. Firefox version 92.0 (64-bit)

Asked by panagiotis2016 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago