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How to stop Firefox printing blocks of colour around text in High Contrast mode

Please can someone tell me how to prevent Firefox from printing blocks of background colour around text when printing while in High Contrast mode (ie with the 'Override t… (read more)

Please can someone tell me how to prevent Firefox from printing blocks of background colour around text when printing while in High Contrast mode (ie with the 'Override the colours specified by the page with your selections above' option set to 'Always' or 'Only with High Contrast themes'). It is wasting a lot of ink and makes it difficult to read the printed page. I just want it to print the text, not the background colour from my display settings. The 'Print background (colour and images)' option is off.

Asked by CZ535 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 25 minutes ago

Firefox start with VPN Advertisement

Hello, This morning when I started Firefox, it uploaded and installed itself to the current level. I run Windows 7. Firefox reopened with the advertisement about Mozilla… (read more)

Hello, This morning when I started Firefox, it uploaded and installed itself to the current level. I run Windows 7. Firefox reopened with the advertisement about Mozilla VPN. IT CLEARLY displayed the OS Software levels it would support for the VPN, including but not limited to Windows/XP , 7, 8, and 10 . When I started the offer purchase it took me to the DOWNLOAD page which offers WINDOWS 10 download ONLY. Will this WINDOWS 10 download work with my Windows 7 ?? Confused here !

Asked by padgeseverin 52 minutes ago

Firefox vs Google

What is the value of using Firefox as a browser when it still uses google as its search engine. I want to get away form google as much as possible because they skew thei… (read more)

What is the value of using Firefox as a browser when it still uses google as its search engine. I want to get away form google as much as possible because they skew their search results. I was hoping Firefox would do that.

Asked by wm_sawyer 1 hour ago

Lates version, 82.0.2 (64-bit), of Firefox no longer supports Facebook.

After 10/29/2020 auto install, Facebook error message says Firefox is no longer supported. I disabled all extension. but the problem still exists. Is there some correctiv… (read more)

After 10/29/2020 auto install, Facebook error message says Firefox is no longer supported. I disabled all extension. but the problem still exists. Is there some corrective action I can make that will allow Facebook to properly work on Firefox.?

Asked by 1artworkz 1 hour ago

Last reply by 1artworkz 1 hour ago

Why doesn't Mozilla offer a Mozilla/Firefox based email address?

Why doesn't Mozilla offer a Mozilla/Firefox based email address? I'm tired of google/gmail. Other options are just "OK". Would love to have an @firefox.com or @mozilla.co… (read more)

Why doesn't Mozilla offer a Mozilla/Firefox based email address? I'm tired of google/gmail. Other options are just "OK". Would love to have an @firefox.com or @mozilla.com or @thunderbird.com email address. Maybe something clever like @foxmail.com, @mozmail.com, @thundermail.com, etc.

I'd like to make this suggestion to Mozilla, but couldn't really find a great support email to send it to.

Asked by Robb.M 3 hours ago

Shrink-to-fit for printing does not work in Firefox 82.0.2

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3… (read more)

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3/4 of page is printed on full paper page (remainder does not carry over to next page). Width is correct. Full page will print if 80% reduction is chosen, but reduction is not in same proportion as paper page. Windows 7. Firefox 82.0.2. Read numerous articles and posts. Nothing works. Printer is Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. Using about:config > print :

    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_paper_data    The value is "1"  
    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_shrink_to_fit     The value is "true"  
    scaling is .8  (tired 1.0 without success)

All other "print" keys are as described in numerous Google items on this topic. Right now I can only save the document as a .pdf, and then open in in Adobe DC that is installed on same computer. Document prints correctly. This is a pain. I read in one Google post that starting with version around 55 Firefox no longer uses Adobe plug-in for pdf files, but switched to its own plug-in - it is clumsy, and as in this situation it does not work. PLEASE go back to using Adobe plug-in.

Asked by hcole-pe 19 hours ago

Last reply by hcole-pe 3 hours ago

Firefox can't detect microphone if plugged in while it's running

So I've found that Firefox doesn't seem to detect my headset microphone if it's plugged in while Firefox is already running. Going into a Google Meet meeting, it asks me … (read more)

So I've found that Firefox doesn't seem to detect my headset microphone if it's plugged in while Firefox is already running. Going into a Google Meet meeting, it asks me if I want to allow the use of my microphone, and only shows a device that was plugged in already (a Rift S headset microphone) - unplugging, replugging, and refreshing the page all have no effect.

If I close down and restart Firefox completely with the headset plugged in, it works.

After searching, apparently there was a similar bug that appeared around Firefox 36 (I think?) that was fixed soon after - In any case, it seems to have reared its head again.

Asked by Rohaq 4 hours ago

Как отключить название видео возле регулятора громкости?

Ранее в Google chrome была проблема с очень большой табличкой названия видео возле регулятора громкости в Виндовс 10, которая закрывала большую часть экрана. Chrome эт… (read more)

Ранее в Google chrome была проблема с очень большой табличкой названия видео возле регулятора громкости в Виндовс 10, которая закрывала большую часть экрана. Chrome эту проблему решили. Теперь такая же проблема с Mozilla. Как отключить эту табличку? Спасибо.

Asked by bestoko 5 hours ago

Why so many Updates this month (Oct 2020)?

Hello, So far this month there have already been 4 Updates to Firefox. The latest one was just yesterday and now today there's another one. I don't mind the occasional up… (read more)

Hello, So far this month there have already been 4 Updates to Firefox. The latest one was just yesterday and now today there's another one. I don't mind the occasional update; usually it's about one or two each month. Five is crazy making! What's up with all the updates? Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 22 hours ago

Last reply by James 11 hours ago

Firefox Win 10 always opens previous tabs EVEN after uninstall and new installation.

I'm ising Firefox on a Windows 10 machine. Lately any time I open a new window it insists on opening several dozen tabs from previous sessions. I cleaned the cache. No c… (read more)

I'm ising Firefox on a Windows 10 machine. Lately any time I open a new window it insists on opening several dozen tabs from previous sessions. I cleaned the cache. No change. I rebooted. NO change. I uninstalled it using an installer (Revo) that supposedly checks for all kinds of leftover files. I then rebooted. I saw no signs of it on my machine. I downloaded a fresh copy and installed from scratch. When I open the initial page it's fine. As soon as I open a new page all the old things are back in a gazillion little tabs. It's kind of annoying. Not to mention the time it takes to close everything by hand.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Asked by stevek 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

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Gmail log in issue

I am unable to log into my gmail account. Though, no error message is displayed but there is no response on the screen when I click my email id to open it and the log in … (read more)

I am unable to log into my gmail account. Though, no error message is displayed but there is no response on the screen when I click my email id to open it and the log in page fails to open. I have been facing this log in issue for the last two/three days. Kindly help me get rid of this problem. Thanks

Asked by pv.nair97 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

In browser adress bar when I copy web adress in Japanese and copy it remains in Japanes but not anymore

I have recently noticed when I copied web address which was in Japanese after copying on a note pad or even in the MS outlook email it turned like this %E3%82%B9%E3%. Bef… (read more)

I have recently noticed when I copied web address which was in Japanese after copying on a note pad or even in the MS outlook email it turned like this %E3%82%B9%E3%. Before it was copied in the same language such as English or Japanese. When I look at the address in the browser it is in Japanese but if I copy and paste it turn in to %E3%82%B9%E3%. What could be the cause? Is it normal. Any guidance/help will be much appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Asked by Ari94 14 hours ago

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When I press [↑] or [↓] after opening a new tab, a dropdown list appears. One has a location to my linux computer (file:///home/foo.html) and has a gray thumbtack icon. What is it and how do I delete it?

When I open a new tab and press either [↑] or [↓] or click in the location bar (the blank space where the URL goes), a dropdown list appears. See attached screenshot for … (read more)

When I open a new tab and press either [↑] or [↓] or click in the location bar (the blank space where the URL goes), a dropdown list appears. See attached screenshot for the list.

There are some frequently visited sites like gmail. There is one bookmarked site I frequently access. In the screenshot, this is the one with the blue star. And then there's the mysterious URL to an html on my Linux Mint computer ("/home/[...]/[...].html”). The icon for this is a gray thumbtack.

I press the down key until this mysterious URL is selected, and then press Delete, but it doesn’t get deleted.

What is this and how do I get rid of it? I tried searching for it in my Bookmarks, but I don’t think it’s a bookmark.


I'm on Firefox 81.0 (64-bit) Linux Mint. But I've had this problem for many versions now.

Asked by Mozilla cheese 17 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 15 hours ago

Formatting messed up

Hi, Pages don’t seem to be updating properly on our website https://efi.int on Firefox. Here’s what you get on firefox: boxes in the wrong order and not formatting proper… (read more)

Hi,

Pages don’t seem to be updating properly on our website https://efi.int on Firefox.

Here’s what you get on firefox: boxes in the wrong order and not formatting properly, even though I’ve cleared the cache (on the EFI website CMS, and on Firefox on my browser!)

It happens in Firefox in MacOS and Windows version 82 and 82.0.1. For Chrome, Edge and Safari works OK.

Asked by ChuFeng 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

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Shrink-to-fit for pdf files does not work in Firefox 82.0.2 (correction to earlier request for help)

In initial request for help, I said that reducing size fixes shrink-to-fit problem. IT DOES NOT. The size reduces, but still only the upper 3/4 of the page prints. Tha… (read more)

In initial request for help, I said that reducing size fixes shrink-to-fit problem. IT DOES NOT. The size reduces, but still only the upper 3/4 of the page prints. Thank you.

Asked by hcole-pe 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 18 hours ago