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Toolbars switched with latest update

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows ar… (read more)

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows are below the others?

Asked by turkstrl 2 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 26 minutes ago

New Floating Tab Look

Hello My desktop Firefox (iMac) did an automatic update and now I have the floaty tab redesign and I intensely dislike it. Is there a way to make the tabs look like how t… (read more)

Hello My desktop Firefox (iMac) did an automatic update and now I have the floaty tab redesign and I intensely dislike it. Is there a way to make the tabs look like how they did before? I am so unhappy. It's ugly and I can't tell the tabs apart very well (they have no dividing graphics). I am this close ---><--- to Time Machining myself back to the previous Firefox version. Help? Thanks Elizabeth

Asked by realityminus3 2 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 28 minutes ago

Can I make the tab edges show up again, after the edges disappeared in last update?

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only … (read more)

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only the font/text that is visible when looking at my browser's multiple tabs. The edges have disappeared, only showing up as a faint shadow when I hover the pointer over a tab. And depending on the name listed on the tab, this makes it very difficult to distinguish one tab from another. This change to the way that Firefox looks is making it difficult for me to maneuver between tabs, and get my work done.

I tried changing colours, as well as the different themes, but in all cases, the edges remain invisible. Attached is a screen image of the different colour/themes, showing that in every case, the edges of the tabs remain invisible.

Is there a way to bring the edges back into view? Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Asked by Rhoda 1 hour ago

Website fonts not being recognized / displayed correctly

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro. I've tried the f… (read more)

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro.

I've tried the following to fix this: I've cleaned out my cache and cookies. In Preferences/Languages/Fonts I've changed the san-serif type to Arial (helped some but not all); I've unchecked and then checked again "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selection above." I've started looking at the html code to figure out the font settings but I really just need to have a functioning brower.

Any thoughts? I'd be very grateful. It's impacting my work, and I'm having to use other browers, which function without issues - but I like Firefox! This is a bummer. Thanks!

Asked by shirine.pont 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (read more)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Yahoo Default Search

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo pa… (read more)

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo page comes up. Its come to the point im considering uninstalling firefox to use chrome exclusively which is something I certainly dont want to do after having been a loyal user for over a decade.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jem7991 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Firefox not restoring previous tabs even though "Restore Previous Session" is selected

I run FF on both a Windows machine and a MacBook Pro. On the MBP the browser does not save my tabs, despite "restore previous session" being selected. I do not have this … (read more)

I run FF on both a Windows machine and a MacBook Pro. On the MBP the browser does not save my tabs, despite "restore previous session" being selected. I do not have this problem on the Windows machine.

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the browser but it has not made a difference.

I'm running the latest version of the browser and the OS is Big Sur.

Asked by peterjahn1979 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Alphabetizing Bookmarks

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two li… (read more)

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two lists or even just alphabetize the lower list without having to drag a place each one? TIA

Asked by llcerami 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Trouble finding site

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for… (read more)

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for the site is shown. Why is this suddenly happening? The message copied below is an example.

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at bfea48bd16cfe97e11fb3f6ce1174c3d.safeframe.googlesyndication.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.

Asked by Chuckrr 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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No text showing, only images from today on one news website.

I haven't installed any new Add-ons for over a year but suddenly today the Telegraph.co.uk website is only displaying images. I disabled all Add-ons, re started FF but th… (read more)

I haven't installed any new Add-ons for over a year but suddenly today the Telegraph.co.uk website is only displaying images. I disabled all Add-ons, re started FF but that hasn't fixed it. Safari is okay though. Mac 10.11.6 and FF 78.10.1esr Thanks for any tips, can't do without a proper newspaper. Kryters.

Asked by kryten 3 weeks ago

Answered by kryten 16 hours ago

Account Authorization Code is needed EVERY time

Hello, I would like to know how I can avoid having to enter an account authorization code everytime I sign into my laptop. Everytime my laptop hibernates or shuts down I … (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how I can avoid having to enter an account authorization code everytime I sign into my laptop. Everytime my laptop hibernates or shuts down I come to find that though I login first try (with password), EVERY SINGLE TIME I for some reason have to go retrieve a code from my email to complete sign in. This is a huge pet peeve and I want to know what to do.

Asked by carlsmith45 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Is it possible in Firefox to use mic to type in search bar on mac like I do on iphone?

Like to be able speak words directly into search bar (and secondly into other text alphanumeric fields). Just like I do into iPhone. This would help me greatly since I'm … (read more)

Like to be able speak words directly into search bar (and secondly into other text alphanumeric fields). Just like I do into iPhone. This would help me greatly since I'm not the best speller and I usually speak faster than I can type. I sure it would help others as well.

Thanks

Asked by hladja 1 day ago

unable to sign.into.americanairlines.com

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices… (read more)

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices and other servers. I called American Airlines and there is no problem on their end. Why is this happening all of a sudden and only for this one website. Is there anyway I could get around there so I can keep using Firefox to get on American

Asked by christvroijen 1 month ago

Last reply by pdurlacher 1 day ago

Browser Dictionary Needs Some Real Help

Firefox's onboard spellchecker needs to go back to college, or probably high school! Every day I have several words with the dotted underline, telling me they're not wor… (read more)

Firefox's onboard spellchecker needs to go back to college, or probably high school! Every day I have several words with the dotted underline, telling me they're not words, or not spelled correctly. However, when checking the dictionary, I confirm that the spell-check feature is wrong, and I am correct! I don't want to disable it completely, as it does let me know when I've made a typo, which I can quickly correct, but it's a pain in the butt to keep having it say something's wrong with a word, and there's not... I honestly can't believe it can be that hard to use a source that's accurate, when it's something on everyone's screen that uses Firefox...

Asked by StevenCee 1 week ago

Last reply by StevenCee 1 day ago

Sound crackling on MacBook Pro while Firefox is running.

Hi, I noticed a problem on my MacBook Pro when Firefox is running. When I have 4 tabs opened on a precise streaming website, with the sound disabled on these 4 tabs, and… (read more)

Hi,

I noticed a problem on my MacBook Pro when Firefox is running. When I have 4 tabs opened on a precise streaming website, with the sound disabled on these 4 tabs, and I run other tab (like youtube) or other app (VLC, Music,...) with the sound enabled on it, I can ear some "pop" or "crackle" in the speakers.

I performed the same test with Safari and the problem don't appear.

Motherbaord, and speakers have been replace on my laptop by AppleCare. I think it's a software issue (maybe due to Firefox, maybe to macOs). I contacted Apple to explain my problem and ask them try to reproduce the issue, but they won't do until Mozilla confirm that the issue is not due to Firefox...

I did't find how to contact Firefox support Team, so I posted here...

Regards, Joe

Asked by Joelafrite 1 day ago

entering a URL through the address bar refreshes current page instead

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new… (read more)

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new URL I entered, Firefox will refresh the current page instead. This happens A LOT and is pretty annoying. Wondering if this happens to anyone else.

Asked by pznarxkc 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

The look of Bookmark Folders in V89

Just having upgraded to V89.0.1, I won't focus on how more difficult to see the separation of tabs, but instead: All my folders in bookmarks have turned clear and appear … (read more)

Just having upgraded to V89.0.1, I won't focus on how more difficult to see the separation of tabs, but instead: All my folders in bookmarks have turned clear and appear to be the basic default look. Specific sites under each folder, as well as the individual sites not in folders, have kept their (what used to be called) Favicons.

I see no customizing option for this. Can I at least give the top level folder a color, WITHOUT FANCY PROGRAMMING OR EDITING OF DEEP CONFIGURATION FILES, just by menu clicking?

I'll conclude by not asking why the Powers thought to remove such things. To me it makes it HARDER to find my way around Firefox and displayed page.

Asked by ChrisG 1 day ago

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Web Pages Are Black

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without … (read more)

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without highlighting all to read the text. Same for John Lewis and other sites. Background is black. MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G14042) Latest Firefox Browser Anyone know why?

Asked by RegMahony 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

unable to import bookmarks on a new imac

I recently upgraded to a new imac. Before I moved to the new machine, I wiped my old one clean, but successfully exported my old bookmarks to a html file which i have cur… (read more)

I recently upgraded to a new imac. Before I moved to the new machine, I wiped my old one clean, but successfully exported my old bookmarks to a html file which i have currently. When I try to import to the new machine/firefox browser, the only option to do so is for safari. Can some one help? I'm not interested in using safari . Thanks

Asked by claudepattersoniii 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago