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Firefox not showing the "X" in Settings checkboxes!

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0 Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in ei… (read more)

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0

Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in either system none of the options I have selected display an 'X' in that option's checkbox. In previous versions when I clicked in an option's checkbox an 'X' would appear and disappear when clicked again.

No more.

I've tried changing the theme to Dark, Light, System . . . no change to this issue in either my Mac or pc: I cannot see an 'X' in any option's checkbox in FF Settings.

Please see attached screenshots. They are with "Dark" theme, but its the same no matter what theme I choose.

How to get my Settings choices to show that I have checked off this or that option?

Solution??

-((

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Firefox is showing the wrong time

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notificat… (read more)

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notifications. I already did the suggested solutions stated in some posts in this site but it's still not working. Even adding an extension doesn't make it right.

Asked by Marianne 9 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 3 hours ago

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Menu item spacing

Hi there! Since FF 91 all menu items have an incredible vertical spacing, the menu item is twice as high as before. This is a nuisance especially in the bookmark menus. I… (read more)

Hi there! Since FF 91 all menu items have an incredible vertical spacing, the menu item is twice as high as before. This is a nuisance especially in the bookmark menus. I would like to have the narrow menu item spacing back, without being urged to install an AddOn or to learn CSS programming or to file a bug in this peculiar BugZilla system. Think of our family of USERS, not developers.

Yes, I understand the circumstances of free software. Yes, I see it is necessary to keep up with modern UI design and the so-called technical progress. The FF 91 UI changes slightly towards what we expect to get in Windows 11. Fine! Also, it is absolutely clear that the new menu line spacing adds more comfort to the FF usability ... on tablet PCs and smart phones. But NOT for desktop users.

As far as I know, Microsofts plans for Windows 11 still include a setting to keep the old narrow menu item height. Mozilla should do so, too. I hope the developers will take care to not lose contact to their users.

Asked by Semilynx 1 month ago

Answered by Semilynx 4 hours ago

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Weird occasional graphical rendering bugs

Occasionally some websites will render a few icons of some particular type in a weird way. It's this crisscrossed celtic-looking pattern of yellow green and red. It's not… (read more)

Occasionally some websites will render a few icons of some particular type in a weird way. It's this crisscrossed celtic-looking pattern of yellow green and red. It's not a monitor or GPU issue, although does sort of look like my GPU is broken.

Here's an example. Curiously enough, this happens occasionally but here are some concrete examples where it ALWAYS happens. On 10forums, EVERYONE'S profile looks this way. https://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/111899-stereo-mix-no-longer-appears.html

(look in pictures)

And so this didn't matter because this happened like once when I was doing a captcha, the whole captcha was rendered weird, and on tenforums. And almost never anywhere else.

But okay now it's a problem. A newgrounds game is rendering weird. (image attached) The boxes move around a tiny bit, they walk up and down.

I have to use chrome to fix this issue.

Anyone know I should do? I'm like 80% confident I've tried disabling ALL extensions but didn't fix the issue. I can try again if you really think it's important.

Asked by marshall929 1 day ago

Answered by marshall929 1 day ago

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Firefox 91.0 and Mailto Link message on Outlook on the Web

With the upgrade to v.91.0 the following message appears on the web page for Outlook on the Web: Add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links What are mailt… (read more)

With the upgrade to v.91.0 the following message appears on the web page for Outlook on the Web:

Add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links

What are mailto links? Why would I want them? How can I disable seeing this message?

 Rita

Asked by Gotadimple 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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how to set zoom level for individual pages (automatically)

So for extra security, I recently tried tweaking the about:config as suggested here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Privacy/Privacy_Task_Force/firefox_about_config_privacy_twee… (read more)

So for extra security, I recently tried tweaking the about:config as suggested here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Privacy/Privacy_Task_Force/firefox_about_config_privacy_tweeks.

Everything turned out ok, except the automatic zoom level memory function for each web page switched off. How do I switch it back on?

Many thanks!

Asked by doritos 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 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 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

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When I firsr opne Firefox I get a message saying something like "We can't find that page."

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but som… (read more)

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but sometimes I need to refresh more than once. Then after that I can surf normally. Does anyone know what causes that? Is it an issue with my ISP or my router or something else? I though it might be the New Tab Override extension, but disabling it won't solve the problem. I have a 100 Mbps cable connection. I do not notice the same problem with Chrome.

Asked by john2621 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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after a reinstall of firefox 91.0.1, missing home icon next to refresh icon, where is switch to turn home icon back on?

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might b… (read more)

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might be blind, but i cud not find in settings, home page default ...tell it was not removed in new update...thanx

Asked by oetkbtytr 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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can not remove restore bookmark files

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would a… (read more)

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would also be nice to add a feature to edit backup folders and stored files.

Asked by robert.suleckijr 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Cannot unmark "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"

Dear all, I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook fo… (read more)

Dear all,

I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook for example, after firefox is restarted.

Firefox will remember history is set. I don´t think i am using privacy mode.

kind regards,

Asked by hornyx84 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 (plugin or setting is causing this, how to discover exact cause?)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am … (read more)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1

The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am unsure if it really disable all extensions.

When i use different Firefox profile, then the localhost site i am trying to load is loaded without that error. So how to discover please which FIrefox profile setting is preventing the loading please?

Asked by #367259 1 week ago

Answered by #367259 1 week ago

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Lost of passwords

Firefox Browser 91.0.1 (64 bits) updated on August 17, 2021 DESKTOP-RMQPN98, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.11 GHz RAM 16,0 Go 2EA08739-3F4E-41FC-9C65-5F14D… (read more)

Firefox Browser 91.0.1 (64 bits) updated on August 17, 2021

DESKTOP-RMQPN98, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.11 GHz RAM 16,0 Go 2EA08739-3F4E-41FC-9C65-5F14D51A3A70 00326-10000-00000-AA107 64 bits

Windows 10 Famille, 20H2, Installed on 29/‎03/‎2021 OS Build 19042.1165 Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0


Hello,

For 1 week, perhaps since August 17, 2021, all of my usernames, passwords and main password have frequently disappeared.

This morning I closed the browser and launched it again. I have, a priori, lost nothing.

I restarted the computer. Again, the usernames, passwords and master password were gone.

I didn't changed any settings before or after the last update.

Any solution ?

Regards.

Asked by Đỗ Ngọc Philippe Hùng 1 month ago

Answered by Đỗ Ngọc Philippe Hùng 1 week ago

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How can I change my Etsy shop from Safari to Firefox

I have a shop InlaysJHess with Etsy.com using Safari 13.1.2. Etsy says they will be dropping support for Safari on Sept 14th and they suggest that I switch to Firefox.… (read more)

I have a shop InlaysJHess with Etsy.com using Safari 13.1.2. Etsy says they will be dropping support for Safari on Sept 14th and they suggest that I switch to Firefox.

I have had Firefox installed in my IMac for a long time and it has been updated from time to time.

I've tried to copy this: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/me/dashboard?ref=hdr-mcpa from Safari to Firefox but that does not work.

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how I can switch my shop account from Safari to Firefox? I would not like to close my account with Safari without having it set up in Firefox.

i would appreciate any suggestions that anyone might have. Thank you.

Asked by ljerryhess 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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How does password autofill work?

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or d… (read more)

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or does Firefox emulate the keyboard to fill in the password? Or something else?

Thanks!

Asked by colinpirillo 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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New FF update alters bookmark folder

The latest Firefox update forces my bookmarks folder to be double spaced between bookmarks and folders making it too large for my page. I have to use the navigation arrow… (read more)

The latest Firefox update forces my bookmarks folder to be double spaced between bookmarks and folders making it too large for my page. I have to use the navigation arrows to access all of it's folders.. and the folders inside the folders too. When I used to open bookmarks it was about half my screen high now it's a screen and a half. I've temp returned to the previous version but would like to keep updating to keep up with security patches.

Asked by harveyrabbit777 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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2 of 3 windows in Firefox disappear as soon as it opens.

I've been moving between computers and used a time machine back up to bring over everything, including my Firefox profile. Everything was fine but about 2 weeks ago the c… (read more)

I've been moving between computers and used a time machine back up to bring over everything, including my Firefox profile. Everything was fine but about 2 weeks ago the computer seemingly crashed while I was absent and on the restart and ever since, just the one window, of 3, that I had open stays on screen. I have tried seeing all windows and looking on separate desktops but all to no avail. When I quit Firefox it clearly recognises all the windows as the tabs count is correct but only the 1 window was ever visible. I did all the madness of renaming the sessionstore file and deleting the recovery json files and replacing the previos json file but nothing has changed the outcome. I tried the Henderson?!? website to get a list of everything but that just looked like it was eternally thinking and never concluded. It's highly likely the workload was exceptional and might well have completed one day but it seemed to be stuck. If it helps, I'm on an 10 core 3.6ghz iMac with 64Gb of RAM and I'm using the latest Firefox version. Before anyone asks, I had an obscene amount of tabs open as I have many projects on the go and different windows are used for different things with multiple tabs in each window. The highest total tabs I've ever had was 541! I know, I know.

Asked by Pureski 1 week ago

Answered by Pureski 1 week ago