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Opening .pdf

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliatio… (read more)

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliation purposes. Now your crappy program has decided to open .pdfs in itself and I cant get a downloaded copy any more. What the hell was the programmer thinking? Yes I have gone to Applications and checked that it is set to my .pdf reader. Please fix this before I get fined by the tax office.

Asked by cemax12001 5 months ago

Last reply by Ed Card 5 hours ago

Running Firefox beta along side release - can I have macOS default to one of them?

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly vers… (read more)

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly version instead of release.

For both versions, the "default browser" setting is enabled. One thing I tried was letting chrome take the default again, and setting it from the release version after. Both versions then showed it checked again. I cannot uncheck it from the beta version.

It seems they might be reporting to the OS as the same app for this purpose.

Another thing I tried was changing the app name in it's Info.plist. Now, I see a new name in the menu bar and it shows as a distinct browser in the OS' "default browser" settings. However, it doesn't seem to solve my issue. All links still open in the Beta, even if the only one currently open is Release.


Is there a way to have it default to the normal version of firefox?

Asked by macsonmacs 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 hours ago

Request for Implementation of Text Fragments Feature (#:~:text=) in Firefox

Dear Firefox Development Team, I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to request the implementation of a feature in Firefox that I believe would greatly enhanc… (read more)

Dear Firefox Development Team,

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to request the implementation of a feature in Firefox that I believe would greatly enhance user experience and accessibility on the web. Specifically, I am referring to the text fragment feature (#:~:text=) that is currently supported in browsers based on the Chromium engine, such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

The text fragment feature allows users to link directly to specific pieces of text within a webpage, facilitating more precise navigation and making it easier to reference exact portions of content. This is particularly useful for academic citations, sharing specific excerpts from lengthy articles, and improving overall user interaction with web content.

For example, a URL formatted as https://example.com#:~:text=desired%20text%20fragment directs users not just to the page, but to the exact location of the specified text, highlighting it for easy identification. This can save users significant time and improve the efficiency of information retrieval.

Given Firefox's commitment to innovation and user-centric design, I believe that integrating this feature would be a valuable addition. It would not only bring Firefox in line with other major browsers in terms of functionality but also enhance its appeal to users who rely on this precise method of navigation.

I hope you will consider this suggestion and look forward to potentially seeing this feature in a future release of Firefox.

Thank you for your continued dedication to improving the Firefox browser.

Best regards, Grey Ronin

Ps. Sorry, but due to lack of time and somewhat poor English skills this message was generated by AI.

Asked by Grey Ronin 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 hours ago

Error 404

I just updated Firefox & added recommended things. I went to "https://www.cranecu.org/" As soon as I hit the LogIn button I got an "Error 404" message. However, I … (read more)

I just updated Firefox & added recommended things. I went to "https://www.cranecu.org/" As soon as I hit the LogIn button I got an "Error 404" message. However, I called the office help & they suggested I try another browser. I switched to Safari the button works just fine. Any Suggestions? I am not the sharpest tack in the box when it comes to computers so please be simple. Thank You

Asked by JMD 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

No voice input support

Hello Firefox community, I'm not sure if this is an issue or a suggestion. The thing is, I bought a chatbot which supports voice input. Every Chromium browser displays t… (read more)

Hello Firefox community,

I'm not sure if this is an issue or a suggestion. The thing is, I bought a chatbot which supports voice input. Every Chromium browser displays the respective input icon and works great. Sadly, Firefox, my favorite browser and the one I use to promote, won't even display this icon.

I just wanted to comment about this because it makes me sad.

Firefox: https://snipboard.io/VjuR5F.jpg

All the rest: https://snipboard.io/lnaNXi.jpg

Asked by CarlosTorch 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Outdated version Firefox

Get message saying using an outdated version of Firefox even though I have upgraded every time one available. Message is trying to force me into setting up a new profile… (read more)

Get message saying using an outdated version of Firefox even though I have upgraded every time one available. Message is trying to force me into setting up a new profile.

Asked by grtalley 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Disney+ PiP Subtitles not Appearing

Hello, The subtitles aren't appearing in the PiP pop out when the original video is Disney+, but they're working on Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube. Is there a way to fix… (read more)

Hello,

The subtitles aren't appearing in the PiP pop out when the original video is Disney+, but they're working on Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube. Is there a way to fix this? I looked around in the settings and couldn't find anything.

Thanks!

Asked by alxroja 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Avast One is continually issuing threats from Firefox itself

I have attached a screenshot of this error which keeps appearing when Firefox is running. It is pointing to a contamination in Firefox itself, not a particular website, t… (read more)

I have attached a screenshot of this error which keeps appearing when Firefox is running. It is pointing to a contamination in Firefox itself, not a particular website, though the latest Firefox also will not load X.com even with Tracking Protection turned off for the site. I ran a scan and found nothing. I also cleared browsing objects from Firefox, and I still get this popup threat warning. It appears to be triggered by something in Firefox code. It says it is from https://services.disconnect.me/disconnect-plaintext.json from the process /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox. This began when I updated Firefox to 126.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Sonoma 14.5.

Asked by stevegoldfield 1 day ago

Last reply by tinatgeezas 22 hours ago

NO Options in menu.

Over and over, when trying to get help from firefox, I am told to go to Options in the three bar menu. There is NO options on the menu. Using Windows 10 pro All programs… (read more)

Over and over, when trying to get help from firefox, I am told to go to Options in the three bar menu. There is NO options on the menu. Using Windows 10 pro All programs updated. NEVER had "Options" on the Firefox menu - NEVER!!! Told to go to General and turn off Hardware acceleration. NO SUCH choice exists in the General heading under the Settings.

What Universe am I in?????

Asked by fryque 3 months ago

Last reply by BrendaC 23 hours ago

Problem on mobiles (apple and Android) and PC (Windows)

When we enter a search query on mobiles or on PC using Firefox we get:- There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again. This started happening today… (read more)

When we enter a search query on mobiles or on PC using Firefox we get:-

There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.

This started happening today at about 10:45 (BST+2) Using Safari or the Galaxy search engine or using Chrome on the PC works fine.

At first we thought it might be a local problem so we re-booted our router - no result. We re-set Firefox on the PC - no result (anyway it is generalised).

Curiously WhatsApp is still connected (had to re-connect after re-set). So what is going on please?

Jon

Asked by mouson 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

getting web pages

When I try and get a web page for example wordle or facebook I get following message 'There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.' I have windows… (read more)

When I try and get a web page for example wordle or facebook I get following message 'There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.' I have windows 11 on a laptop and am using duckduckgo as search engine. It has only started today and on Edge using same search engine I do not have the problem

Asked by ynnepsetab 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

DuckDuckGo is down

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search resu… (read more)

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.", needless to say...I have tried a number of times and differed the searches to no avail. I also cleared recent cache/history. Still stuck. Searching on Chrome I see on https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=40451490 that others are also experiencing this problem and do not understand it either - just a few entries

The Sun (a rather populist newspaper in UK) has an article saying it is international and happening today, 23 May 2024, suggests no fixes. (Not exactly a reliable source in my thing)

Has anyone ideas or should I just wait and use an alternative search engine meanwhile? Thanks for any help

Asked by b17m 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

DuckDuckGo Search not working any more ... on Firefox 126.0 ... the next day!

## Premise ## I only ask a question after I thoroughly and at my best knowledge tried various ways and also what I found in these forums an others. This is another weird … (read more)

## Premise ## I only ask a question after I thoroughly and at my best knowledge tried various ways and also what I found in these forums an others. This is another weird one for me.

Firefox 126.0 on a Windows 10 22H2

Hi I have been using Firefox maybe for 20 years... and I noticed in the last possibly 5 years has started to have problems after problems. More like bothers and I am not the only one!

Problems with YouTube videos either not loading properly or no audio and so on, tamed down at present! At some point I stopped using it years ago, then got back to it, but since I did a series of different things/work via browsers, I now have some others set to do one task/work.

Firefox is not only the ;standard browser for 'browsing' and basic shopping.

Anyway, this time from yesterday, DuckDuckGo Search not working any more.

There have not been any Windows or Security updates yesterday.

Any other search add-on works fine, but DuckDuckGo.

What I did:

1. Restarted browser - the obvious one 2. I do not really need to clear Cookies as I use an add on that does it for me as soon as I close a tab or browser 3. Downloaded 126.0 and re-installed it on top 4. No new add-ons were installed, but IU also re-started with all add-ons off 5. Cleared history - everything 6. Internet is fine, reset it - just in case, but also tested on other devices and DuckDuckGo works fine 7. My security is not blocking anything

Has Firefox 126.0 had an heart attack overnight, meaning there is a bug that comes out in certain conditions?

I just get from DuckDuckGo: There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.

Any other Search work, even the less known such as Qwant and Mojeek. No idea. I wasted so much time... again.

Thank you M

PS I may have missed other things I did try and I may amend this post or add posts, if I cannot edit.

Asked by Mozzed 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Weebly editor has garbled labels, only visible on Firefox latest upgrade.

I've used Weebly for website building for many years. After the latest Firefox upgrade, the Weebly editor display labels are overwritten with other text, as in the attach… (read more)

I've used Weebly for website building for many years. After the latest Firefox upgrade, the Weebly editor display labels are overwritten with other text, as in the attached images. I've checked on Chrome, Safari and Vivaldi browsers, none of which have the same problem. Opening in safe mode has the same effect.

Asked by malewis2 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Profile needs to be removed from Firefox

Hello, I am trying to remove a profile from Firefox and this message is above the profile I want to delete. This profile is in use in another application and it cannot … (read more)

Hello,

I am trying to remove a profile from Firefox and this message is above the profile I want to delete.

This profile is in use in another application and it cannot be deleted.

I have searched the Mozilla support site and can't figure out what application is using that profile.

I'm using: Macbook Pro Mac OS Sonoma 14.0 Firefox v 126.0 (64-bit)

Please help! Thank you! Jordan

Asked by jordan34 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago