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copy and paste not working

I am going crazy as I have somehow lost the ability to copy and paste anything from a Firefox window or address bar into another document ie... email, word, text edit, at… (read more)

I am going crazy as I have somehow lost the ability to copy and paste anything from a Firefox window or address bar into another document ie... email, word, text edit, atom—nothing.

I have tried the About:config solution to no avail. Sometimes the copy and paste will work for a minute or so when opening Firefox, but it quickly degrades.

I have looked into settings for the browser as well and I can't find anything that would affect copy and paste. This change seemed to have happen a few weeks ago with an update that was released.

What is happening?!?!?!

Asked by keri.rasmussen 5 days ago

Can I turn off update notifications? There are too many updates and the update notifications pop up too frequently, it's extremely irritating

Update notifications pop up all the time and I don't want to update right now. I know you would not recommend neglecting to update but this is my choice. I don't want upd… (read more)

Update notifications pop up all the time and I don't want to update right now.

I know you would not recommend neglecting to update but this is my choice. I don't want update notifications popping up all the time.

This is extremely irritating.

Asked by N.D. 2 months ago

Last reply by N.D. 1 month ago

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When will Firefox add a default chromecast on Firefox desktop?

Hello, It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..).… (read more)

Hello,

It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..). My favorite browser is firefox, and i am forced to use a chromium based browser to cast to my androidTV's. Sometimes i think to leave this browser and use a chromium based all the time.

I searched and installed chromecast extension to firefox and nothing works to me, and they are not user frindly as chromecast extension on chrome.

Can you tell me if you even think in add a chromecast extension in firefox by default?

Thanks,

Fabio BISPO

Asked by Fabio Bispo 2 months ago

Answered by the-edmeister 2 months ago

Hindi text rendering in Twitter is broken

Hindi text rendering in Twitter is broken for half characters. For example, compare https://twitter.com/Rjkaavya/status/1287322534757560320 in Firefox vs. Safari (see com… (read more)

Hindi text rendering in Twitter is broken for half characters. For example, compare https://twitter.com/Rjkaavya/status/1287322534757560320 in Firefox vs. Safari (see comparison image attached).

This is something of a new break, in one of the recent updates. Used to work fine earlier.

Asked by Neeraj N 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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Why does Firefox keep redirecting me to Japanese version of the website? And also change UI languague to Japanese?

Sometimes I need to access outlook, gmail or forum, FF always show the Japanese version. Afterthat, when you click the Account Settings, everything is in Japanese. I did… (read more)

Sometimes I need to access outlook, gmail or forum, FF always show the Japanese version. Afterthat, when you click the Account Settings, everything is in Japanese. I did Help>Troubleshooting>Refresh FF, but it just happens again when I do the login again. This is the first time I use FF. How do I fix this?

Asked by T N 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Cannot sync between computers

I have three computers — an older Mac (2010), a newer one (2015), and a laptop Pro (2018). I cannot sync to the older Mac. They are all synced, accounts are signed in, bu… (read more)

I have three computers — an older Mac (2010), a newer one (2015), and a laptop Pro (2018). I cannot sync to the older Mac. They are all synced, accounts are signed in, but Firefox will not sync on the older Mac.

Asked by anthonyrc70 1 week ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 days ago

Strava - WebSite - Login - FirefoxCP Web Content using up the RAM

Recently the strava web site login page started using up all the RAM (8GB in total, typically 3-4GB free) on my MAC (OS Mojave) when using Firefox (78.0.2 (64-bit). Firef… (read more)

Recently the strava web site login page started using up all the RAM (8GB in total, typically 3-4GB free) on my MAC (OS Mojave) when using Firefox (78.0.2 (64-bit).

FirefoxCP Web Content is the app using up the RAM/Resources.

I suspect this is due to all the trackers strava.com is running and I have firefox setup with 'Enhanced Tracking Protection: Always On'

Blocking Cookies - Cross site and media trackers tracking content - in all windows cryptominers fingerprinters

I always run the Facebook Container.

Note, this problem started about 10-12 days ago, before the garmin ransomware (fwiw).

Note, I don't have any issues with the strava.com/login page consuming resources when using Chrome with Privacy Badger and Adblock Plus.

This is just an FYI - since unsure if it is just a 'my machine' issue. Not ready to test in Firefox without all the enhanced protection yet...

Asked by craig.nicholson 6 days ago

FireFox becomes slow; restarting Firefox fixes problem. Why?

I am just wondering why FireFox occasionally becomes slow to load web pages. On these occasions, restarting Firefox fixes the problem immediately. Example, I was just … (read more)

I am just wondering why FireFox occasionally becomes slow to load web pages. On these occasions, restarting Firefox fixes the problem immediately.

Example, I was just loading the same page repeatedly because of some work I am doing. After about 15 minutes of slow response times, I restarted FireFox and immediately, the page loaded very quickly as usual.

You can see the page where this was occurring at this url: https://legacy-systems.biz/demo/demo.html

Any information etc. would be appreciated immensely.

Asked by firefox195 6 days ago

Last reply by ritusgrin 3 hours ago

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Firefox updated and all of my browsing history, bookmarks, and passwords are gone (Mac)

This morning I got onto my Mac to find that Firefox was not playing my streaming services (such as Hulu), so I restarted the browser to find that all of my tabs, bookmark… (read more)

This morning I got onto my Mac to find that Firefox was not playing my streaming services (such as Hulu), so I restarted the browser to find that all of my tabs, bookmarks, and passwords were completely gone. I cannot recover them in anyway and this is extremely upsetting as most of it was for my grad school work. If anyone has anyway of helping or recovering this information, I would greatly appreciate any help!

Asked by aledwards227 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Tracking down a line or object height issue

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on el… (read more)

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on elements of just about webpage I visit, including the dropdown menu here.Why is Firefox doing this?

Asked by jamesaltemus 6 days ago

Last reply by jamesaltemus 4 days ago

spell-check not working with Outlook.com

I am using Outlook.com (aka Outlook webmail, Hotmail) and the spell-check option no longer works. I write in multiple languages and have always had the option to access … (read more)

I am using Outlook.com (aka Outlook webmail, Hotmail) and the spell-check option no longer works. I write in multiple languages and have always had the option to access the drop-down menu to choose the language from the dictionaries that I have downloaded and/or chose the correct spelling of the word. This drop-down menu no longer appears.

I have reset Firefox to default settings. I then reinstalled the dictionaries that I used. I have also used Fred McD's suggestion:

Type about:config<enter> in the address bar. If a warning screen comes up, press the I Accept the Risk button. At the top of the screen is a search bar.

Type: layout.spellcheckDefault Its values are; 0 Spell Checker Off 1 Check Only Multi-Line Input Boxes. 2 Check Multi And Single Line Input Boxes.

Nothing worked.

I went to send feedback from the Outlook.com feedback icon to the right of the e-mail page and spell-check was working there. It does not work, though, within the body of the e-mail. I spent two hours with Microsoft tech support by chat and they were not able to fix this problem.

The red squiggly line appears here now as I type (and most everywhere else except Outlook.com) and I am able to access the drop-down spelling menu.

It seems like there needs to be a technical resolution between Microsoft and Mozilla Firefox.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by MacBook 6 days ago

I keep getting popup windows (I'm on Mac Catalina)

For several months or more, I keep getting the following pop up windows. I can't seem to make them go away even after following the Java instruction. So discouraging. Thi… (read more)

For several months or more, I keep getting the following pop up windows. I can't seem to make them go away even after following the Java instruction. So discouraging. This is not happening on Safari.

Thank you, Isabella

Asked by isabaloo 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Firefox asks repeatedly if I want to close multiple tabs

I have the preference turned on to warn me when quitting the browser with open tabs. However, Firefox asks me if I'm sure I want to quite and close tabs for every tab tha… (read more)

I have the preference turned on to warn me when quitting the browser with open tabs. However, Firefox asks me if I'm sure I want to quite and close tabs for every tab that I have open (up to about 10, and then it just quits).

Asked by spencercross 6 days ago

Last reply by spencercross 5 days ago