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Search queries form address bar being cut off

Often when I do a search from the address bar, the search query is cut off at some point. Say I want to search for "tofu quiche recipe", so I write "tofu quiche recipe" i… (read more)

Often when I do a search from the address bar, the search query is cut off at some point.

Say I want to search for "tofu quiche recipe", so I write "tofu quiche recipe" in the address bar and press Enter. This will often cause Firefox to search for "tofu quiche reci" or just "tofu qui". Even if the entered query, "tofu quiche recipe", is displayed in the address bar itself, it seems that the primary option in the drop down will have a certain delay in updating and say "tofu qui — Search with DuckDuckGo", and thus when Enter is pressed, Firefox will drop the last part of the query.

The issue doesn't happen when searching from the new tab page or directly from a search engine site, only from the address bar.

Asked by hjek 1 year ago

Last reply by hjek 1 year ago

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Full Size has replaced Picture-in-Picture

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks. Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-i… (read more)

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks.

Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-in-Picture icon, the view does the exact opposite of what I want to occur. I want a small window that I can move around and resize. Instead, the video goes Full Screen.

I've tried right-clicking on the icon and on the video, double-right-clicking, looking through Firefox settings, updating to the latest version, etc. -- but stiill don't know how to recover the Picture-in-Picture feature. How do I get that back? Thank you.

Asked by WA 1 year ago

Answered by WA 1 year ago

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Games and videos jerk horribly

Hello, since the last Firefox update I can hardly watch short videos or play games smoothly at Gameduell. It has always been jerky, but now it has become very, very bad. … (read more)

Hello, since the last Firefox update I can hardly watch short videos or play games smoothly at Gameduell. It has always been jerky, but now it has become very, very bad. In addition, Firefox often hangs or crashes. What should I do? Thanks for your help. Greetings from Heide

Asked by Heide 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Hidden toolbars

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near th… (read more)

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near the top of the screen a tool bar pops up, yet the title and bookmark bars are still missing. I would like all three bar visible at all times. What do I change to pin the bars to the top of my screen? Thank you, Scottie

Asked by scottie.lockrem 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Printer Interface in Firefox

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the … (read more)

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the older, far more functional interface? Thx.

Asked by iconomudge 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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restore the last session even if i'm in private.

How I restore my last session after restarting my computer when I work in PRIVATE? In both computer; old MC BOOK and reconstituate Windows computer. Nothing work, even if… (read more)

How I restore my last session after restarting my computer when I work in PRIVATE? In both computer; old MC BOOK and reconstituate Windows computer. Nothing work, even if I chek the case in the general section restart session (sorry for my english. I always lost all my page but that start to happen after a update from you because many month ago I never have those problem before!

Thank you to help me to fix that big problem for me.

I don't receive any mistake error but I loose every information page wich is all very important for me.

And ever if somebody talk french I will really apprciate to communicate in my first language. If not it is ok, on least you take very easy word and sentence please I will be understand what you talking about.

PS I didn't found anything in your information pages

GS

Asked by gaetanesaulnier 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Growing tired of having to refresh pages to see some content

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a lo… (read more)

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a long while (very infrequent) a page will just fail to completely load and I'll have to hit refresh so the wheels on the bus keep spinning.

Pages I have issues with: Yahoo Yahoo News Facebook CNN

The not loading images is the most frequent issue. Sometimes I'll need to reload a page a couple of times to see a pic. This is NOT on pages I have cached, but rather new pages I'm visiting.

The issue of not seeing new content is especially clear when approving new members or posts to a group within Facebook. This is a very regular occurance.

I just recently reloaded my computer from scratch (Mid Feb 2021), and this did NOT alleviate the issue, but rather it continued unabated.

The loading image issue looks like this.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/jamie-spears-lawyer-speaks-britney-123134221.html

Asked by S.C.Estes 1 year ago

Last reply by user3592526 1 year ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue???

This is not a question, more like a complaint, and DDG sent me here. The word complaint may seem inappropriate for sth like a browser which is the result of thousands of … (read more)

This is not a question, more like a complaint, and DDG sent me here. The word complaint may seem inappropriate for sth like a browser which is the result of thousands of work hours of volunteers. Right? Thanks for that hard work, much respected!

Now, I did see that this very subject has already thousands of filed complaints, which naturally means that millions of people are annoyed about the very same thing, one that Firefox introduced some years ago. Fewer than few people even bother to write in, you know that. Because they feel, it's wasted time, "they do anyway what THEY want".

Maybe so. I write in, because I have hope. Still.

So: What is going on in the minds of "software programmers"/developers... since around the 90ies? Why always this PATRONIZING? Do you really, honestly, seriously, believe that you are any smarter than I am, or my neighbors, or you or your neighbors (you who reads this, probably not those who NEED to read it and act on it) ??

Well, I will say, for sure you are not, you are patronizing. And ADULTS. That's Grotesk!

I know perfectly well if I want to visit a site or not. And while I appreciate your concern about my health or what not, leave it at that concern, don't open it up to patronizing. Permanently. Everywhere. It's ridiculous!

I will add a screenshot here, so that YOU understand, this time. It documents that these "sw developers" leave NO option at all, even after you click this equally ridiculous "Advanced" button, to open a site YOU want. You as the owner of the computer you are using!

Such foolish patronizing is beyond words. To me. To many. I trust that at least words as clear as mine finally open up the minds of those responsible for this permanent annoyance. Yes?

We'll see. You're rolling out more updates than people change their pants. So, within a day or two we should see an update that will finally!!! STOP THIS PATRONIZING. Hm?

I would never use Chrome, the sniffer of everything. I am sad that Firefox introduces gimmicks all the time, but fails to listen to its user base. What THEY want.

And if you don't want to listen to what the users want, then why do you bother to write code for others? Just write for yourself then. Think. Amen. :)


You will deserve more praise when you stop this patronizing, this thinking, you are smarter than the rest of us. Not before.

Asked by MyDavid 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks toolbar

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the … (read more)

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the listings. Please, what to do ? many thanks

Asked by bluewater36 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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automatic upgrades

I do not want and never requested "automatic upgrades". I want them stopped and if possible the last several "upgrades" reversed. How can I get this accomplished. It's ba… (read more)

I do not want and never requested "automatic upgrades". I want them stopped and if possible the last several "upgrades" reversed. How can I get this accomplished. It's bad enough that "google" has it's fingers in everything as it is without "upgrades" I don't want and didn't ask for, and have done nothing to make things work any better. In fact it's gotten worse. If anyone knows how I can contact firefox directly it would be most appreciated.

Asked by djmdgo7 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Taskbar problem

The only way I can display the taskbar is to hit the Windows button. Then it disappears when I do anything else. I wan it to display all the time. Thank you … (read more)

The only way I can display the taskbar is to hit the Windows button. Then it disappears when I do anything else. I wan it to display all the time.

Thank you

Asked by rtucker41 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Losing browsing history

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELE… (read more)

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELETE history, but how do I prevent mine from disappearing. Mine disappears every day and I want to SAVE my history. Fourth time of asking! Please help. Thanks Pete

Asked by bewilderbeast 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Pop up notification

On some sites i need for my work, i get some pop ups saying, are you sure you want to continue with this action? I accidentaly clicked on never show this message again. N… (read more)

On some sites i need for my work, i get some pop ups saying, are you sure you want to continue with this action? I accidentaly clicked on never show this message again. Now I cannot do things on these sites anymore because the are you sure pop up doesnt show up anymore. Is there somewhere I can reset this? Couldn't find it in the settings. Thanks in advance.

Asked by jorian 1 year ago

Last reply by user3585702 1 year ago

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Onglets

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de m… (read more)

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de marques pages juste au dessus de la fenêtre web.. Merci !!

Asked by Firefox Manu 1 year ago

Last reply by dan.pelletier 1 year ago

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Print

in the new version of Firefox 86.0 the " print preview " has been removed = WHY??? I now have to install an additional add-on again! I don't understand why this was done… (read more)

in the new version of Firefox 86.0 the " print preview " has been removed = WHY???

I now have to install an additional add-on again!

I don't understand why this was done, what sense or logic does it make? And can't even Firefox run for a few months without a change?

What advice could you give me on how to get back to the old "print preview"?

The logic that remains for me is to change the browser soon.

With kind regards

anton

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Asked by tofox 1 year ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago