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"Find in page" not working

Suddenly my "find in page" or "Ctrl F" function from the Firefox menu doesn't work. I can click on it but nothing happens. I never get a place to type in what I want to f… (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly my "find in page" or "Ctrl F" function from the Firefox menu doesn't work. I can click on it but nothing happens. I never get a place to type in what I want to find. Did I accidentally change something in my Settings? If so, I can't find what it was.The same function in Chrome still works just fine. Please help. Thank you.

Asked by cre8onlyluv 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Outlook Notifications

I have recently set Outlook Mail to send desktop notifications when email is received. This works when the setting is on. However I have noticed twice in 3 days the setti… (funda kabanzi)

I have recently set Outlook Mail to send desktop notifications when email is received. This works when the setting is on. However I have noticed twice in 3 days the setting has been turned off- but not by me! This is unacceptable. I would be grateful if you can advise me of anything I can do to ensure that when I change a setting/preference in FF that it stays changed until I select a different setting myself. In the case of email it is important as may miss something important. Thank you,

Steven Kiernan

Asked by Steven 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Steven 1 unyaka odlule

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Close button missing?

So I have the tab bar hidden in 1.08. I have it going to self made userChrome.css file. This is the only thing in that file: TabsToolbar { visibility: collapse !i… (funda kabanzi)

So I have the tab bar hidden in 1.08. I have it going to self made userChrome.css file. This is the only thing in that file:

  1. TabsToolbar { visibility: collapse !important; }

Issue is now I have no close button along with the other usual buttons with it. So what do I need to mod in that file to get them back?

Thanks

Asked by chad32 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox tabs crash more and more often, meanwhile unusable - even in save mode

Since a week or two my Firefox tabs are crashing more and more often. At work on MacBook and at home on PC. Deleting the cache and cookies and even starting in Safe Mode… (funda kabanzi)

Since a week or two my Firefox tabs are crashing more and more often. At work on MacBook and at home on PC.

Deleting the cache and cookies and even starting in Safe Mode are not helping - in fact while writing this very message had 5 crashes meanwhile!

Don't know if you can access the crash report: https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/4cd570db-d90d-4fcb-aee6-0a1660230818

Asked by spieltmit 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by spieltmit 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Enable light theme for Private browsing windows?

With the upgrade to Firefox 106 on Mac, Private browsing windows open with a dark theme by default. How do I enable the light theme for Private browsing windows? I use P… (funda kabanzi)

With the upgrade to Firefox 106 on Mac, Private browsing windows open with a dark theme by default. How do I enable the light theme for Private browsing windows?

I use Private browsing at work for website testing, and the dark themed tabs / UI are much harder to read and use than with a light theme.

Asked by J Taylor 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Some icons not displayed on Firefox but do display on other browsers

For several days now, when using Firefox I no longer get the < > and ? search icons - but other browsers display as usual. I have searched settings and can not… (funda kabanzi)

For several days now, when using Firefox I no longer get the < > and ? search icons - but other browsers display as usual. I have searched settings and can not fine anything that helps. I searched Google and found old reports of the same exact problem but the options that fixed the problem - but the settings used are no longer found in Firefox.

Firefox, Brave, and Chrome

Please Help !

Thanks, Hank

Asked by K4HM - Hank 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by K4HM - Hank 1 unyaka odlule

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Adding a bookmark to an existing folder

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox on my Mac and successfully imported all data, bookmarks etc. However I cannot figure out how to ADD a new bookmark to an existi… (funda kabanzi)

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox on my Mac and successfully imported all data, bookmarks etc. However I cannot figure out how to ADD a new bookmark to an existing folder. Every page I read about bookmarking fails to show how this is done. In Chrome its simple since the drop down menu allows the user to view every folder, but in Firefox I don't see how to do this. Furthermore, when I go to Bookmarks>Manage bookmarks I don't see any of my folders..PLEASE show me an EASY way to do this. Thank you

Asked by jontalk 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Tabs appear in different windows and not just in 1

When I am in 1 window, I have multiple tabs open, but when I hover over the Firefox logo in my taskbar, the tabs appear in different windows that have each tab but not th… (funda kabanzi)

When I am in 1 window, I have multiple tabs open, but when I hover over the Firefox logo in my taskbar, the tabs appear in different windows that have each tab but not the other tabs from the window I am on. Like every individual tab has its own window. This has never happened to me before, only started happening today.

Asked by Grim 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Missing Firefox View button

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, 106.1, and I'm missing the Firefox View button on my MacBook Pro 13". It is showing on my Mac Mini M1, and both are logged in and s… (funda kabanzi)

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, 106.1, and I'm missing the Firefox View button on my MacBook Pro 13". It is showing on my Mac Mini M1, and both are logged in and syncing properly using my Firefox account.

When I type in about:firefoxview on my MacBook Pro in the URL bar, I see the page but noticed it says "New colorways are on the way" on the right. On my Mac Mini, I see the "Independent Voices" text and an option to "Try colorways".

Bug? Some weird setting on my MacBook? Both are running macOS Monterey, 12.6.

Asked by pmoffe 1 unyaka odlule

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Messenger window blank in Facebook despite trying all fixes

I use Firefox on a PC to access Facebook (website, not app). This week the Messenger/Chat feature stopped working. I click the icon and it opens but nothing appears in th… (funda kabanzi)

I use Firefox on a PC to access Facebook (website, not app). This week the Messenger/Chat feature stopped working. I click the icon and it opens but nothing appears in the box, it just hangs. There is an option to open in its own window, but that also is blank - no past messages, no contact names, no ability to start new message. When I log onto Facebook in Edge, Messenger works fine in Facebook.

I've tried everything I found on the internet for this issue - updated and refreshed Firefox, cleared history/cache/cookies/site data, uninstalled and reinstalled Messenger, refreshed Facebook to initial settings, used Firefox in troubleshooting mode, reset everything, turned off browser, turned off my computer, used shift key to reload tab - nothing has worked. There are some instructions about stuck cookies, but I didn't understand them so I didn't try that one thing. I've gone into every menu I can find to try to figure out this issue, which isn't the end of the world, but I would appreciate some other ideas for what is suddenly causing this. Because now I have to redo all of my settings and preferences and logins and the problem still isn't fixed.

Asked by mlcamilli 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by mlcamilli 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Core Web Vitals in Firefox

Dear Firefox Team, good morning. I hope you are doing well and that you are all healthy. Guys... while looking for a way to measure the performance of our site, we cam… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Firefox Team, good morning.

I hope you are doing well and that you are all healthy.

Guys... while looking for a way to measure the performance of our site, we came across the Core Web Vitals (CWV) some time ago. These are Google KPIs for measuring the user experience on a page (https://web.dev/vitals/#core-web-vitals). Unfortunately, some of the KPIs (like the Largest Contentful Paint or Cumulative Layout Shift) are currently only accessible using Chrome and it's preformance API. That's a pity, because there are also many people using Firefox who visit our site... and it would be interesting to have such KPIs as well.

In an article by Cloudflare (https://developers.cloudflare.com/analytics/web-analytics/understanding-web-analytics/core-web-vitals/) we recently learned that Firefox is also planning to expose the metrics used in the CWV... only the "coming soon" from the article is a bit vague. That's why I'm contacting you to get some more information on that topic. Do you perhaps know whether the topic is planned and will be tackled this year?

Thank you for your attention. Best regards, Carlos

Asked by carlos.cohen 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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My Browser Always Opens in Remote Mode

So, whenever I open Firefox it will act normally and then after a second close by itself and when I reopen it, it will be in remote mode. I know how to fix this via about… (funda kabanzi)

So, whenever I open Firefox it will act normally and then after a second close by itself and when I reopen it, it will be in remote mode. I know how to fix this via about:config and do this every time, but I would much prefer a permanent fix, nothing else on Firefox or my computer indicates something else is going on, its just this. I've even at one point uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and it didn't help.

Asked by molemann113 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox logging me out of all sites when I "delete history"

Hello, this problem started happening around 3 or 4 days ago. Usually, at the end of the day or before I close Firefox, I "delete browsing history" BUT only the "today"… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

this problem started happening around 3 or 4 days ago.

Usually, at the end of the day or before I close Firefox, I "delete browsing history" BUT only the "today" history. I know it's a weird habit (lol), but at least it logs me out of all recent browsing while keeping my sessions with older websites active (typically these older websites include stuff that I use frequently like Outlook, Google/Youtube, Twitter & other social media, Spotify, and a few other sites).

The other reason I do this is that I like my "recent history" to be ordered the way I like, so I can use it kind of like a "bookmark list".

The problem: Since about 4 days ago, each time I "delete history", ALL my accounts are signed out. Note that I don't have the option to delete cookies upon closing checked, and whenever I close Firefox without deleting history the sessions appear to be active.

I think 3 or 4 days ago there was a Firefox update? I remember at the time I was shown the extra tab with the release notes, but I didn't pay much attention. However when I noticed the issue, which was the day after, I assumed it was a new feature of the update that caused all these websites not to recognise my browser and thus ask me to log in again.

So just before going to bed, I tried 1) clearing my history for the day as I usually do, except 2) instead of closing directly after, I would go to the sites I want to remain logged in (in this case I just did Outlook, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok and Spotify), log into my accounts, and then close the browser.

So the following day, it worked "as usual"... almost... that is because when I deleted my history of the day, it logged me out of everything again. But in the "recent history" list, it showed the updated list (with the websites I re-logged into the day before).

So I can't guess what is happening, other that something is messing with my cookies each time I delete history. I even went to check manually to see if I still had the session cookies stored in Firefox and it appears to be the case.

Yesterday I also tried logging into a Google, waiting a few hours, and only deleting the history of the past hour, but the same thing happens, I instantly get logged out.

Additional info: when I "delete history" I only check the first five options (those under history) and not the lower two (under data).

Thanks for your help, and sorry for my English !

Asked by Mooray 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by AliceWyman 1 unyaka odlule

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No review checker on one of my accounts

I have a work and personal profile. On my work profile, when I go to amazon, I see the pricetag icon in the URL bar and it works as expected. However, on my personal prof… (funda kabanzi)

I have a work and personal profile. On my work profile, when I go to amazon, I see the pricetag icon in the URL bar and it works as expected. However, on my personal profile, it's not showing up at all; no icon, no prompt, it's like it doesn't exist for that profile. I've restarted both profiles, and it still isn't showing up.

I'd prefer to do my shopping on my personal profile, and not my work profile. Any ideas why it's not working on one?

Asked by PhaedraFlux 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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pdf is continuing to auto download despite being set only to open

I have it set in setting to open in Firefox. it is continuing to automatically download all PDFs and it is eating into my data! please help. I have to get this to stop or… (funda kabanzi)

I have it set in setting to open in Firefox. it is continuing to automatically download all PDFs and it is eating into my data! please help. I have to get this to stop or I will no longer be able to click on any PDFs with Firefox anymore. I have also tried setting it to always ask, but if I do that and then tell it to open, then it STILL DOWNLOADS THE FILE! I cannot understand why anyone would ever want files they just wanted to read to just randomly download. I am a genealogy researcher and used to click on dozens of PDFs a day to read, now I can't with Firefox or I won't have internet for half the month after I use up my data. There has to be someway to stop this, I don't like other browsers, but right now, if it involves a PDF I have to use a different browser. (also quite annoying to have to delete multiple files that I never wanted to download - I was using Firefox to pay a bill and downloaded it SIX times) Please help!

Asked by Biscuit 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Script appears to be not working on some sites

Some of the scripts are not loading or working properly, like clicking boxes and notifications on some sites. Most recently this happened on the New Statesman website, I … (funda kabanzi)

Some of the scripts are not loading or working properly, like clicking boxes and notifications on some sites. Most recently this happened on the New Statesman website, I doubt they haven't optimized their site for Firefox. Previously I encountered this on Gerogetown University's Management System platform, which according to IT should be fine with Firefox. I removed all the extensions, cleared the cache and cookies, tried troubleshooting mode, even reinstalled Firefox to no avail. I accept all cookies. Settings are default. The issue is specific to Firefox, Edge works fine. Please help, I don't want to migrate back to Edge.

Asked by G. Scheiring 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 11 izinyanga ezidlule