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Drag/drop e-mail or attachment from Microsoft Office to Firefox

Hello all, Lately I received a report from some colleagues that a certain feature is not working in Firefox that appears to be working on any other browser. When drag/dro… (funda kabanzi)

Hello all,

Lately I received a report from some colleagues that a certain feature is not working in Firefox that appears to be working on any other browser.

When drag/dropping e-mails and/or attachments from Microsoft Outlook (Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise) to a drop-field in Firefox (88.0.1 - 64-bit) nothing happens.

When using Firefox we can drag/drop files from Windows Explorer, but not from Outlook.

The same fields do work flawlessly when drag/dropping e-mails and/or attachments from Microsoft Outlook in Google Chrome, Microsoft EDGE, Opera and Safari. So Firefox is the only browser - on several OS's - that does not allow e-mails/attachments to be dropped from Microsoft Outlook. We have tested multiple users on different workstation and we have tested drop-fields from several web applications.

Surprisingly I cannot find any solution to this. The only similar cases I was able to find are from a couple of years ago but are about the other way around (so drag/dropping files FROM Firefox to another application).

At this moment I am advising my colleagues to use another browser. But we really want this to work properly with any browser of choice. Hope this community can help us out.

The update to Firefox 89.0 did not fix this problem.

Note: UAC is enabled on the workstations. Disabling does not affect anything. Tested attachments: .pdf, .docx, .html & .xlsx

Asked by Wouter Moed 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Wouter Moed 1 usuku oludlule

Thumbnails/icons for Firefox dropdown menus

Hello, my hero! I need your help. Look at the screenshot and you will understand faster. Is it possible to return the icons to Firefox dropdown menus after Firefox remove… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, my hero! I need your help. Look at the screenshot and you will understand faster. Is it possible to return the icons to Firefox dropdown menus after Firefox removed this functionality in June updates? For example, if you open "Application menu" you cannot work fast because you have to read all those menus. It makes my work too slow! I have got used to visual pictograms, but now they are gone, not-thanks to you Firefox devs!!! New tab, New window, New private window, Bookmars, History, Downloads, Passwords, all of these are just words, just text! It used to be so convenient just to quickly click the icon, and now i have to read all the wordsto hopefully find the required function. Can you make icons for those menus, please? Or at least, is there any extension for this? p.s. Come on Firefox, you have only made the design worse because it slows down people's ability to find the required things. How can this text be better than icons??? Do I have to count them or should I have a reaction of an insect? p.s.s. Firefox 90.0.2.

Asked by inyazserg 1 usuku oludlule

Unable to retreive the history

I synced my data after signing in the firefox account. Now I am signed in different system and logged in to firefox. But it is not syncing the previously synced data on n… (funda kabanzi)

I synced my data after signing in the firefox account. Now I am signed in different system and logged in to firefox. But it is not syncing the previously synced data on new system.

Asked by Vipul Sharma 1 usuku oludlule

the Bookmarks have a wide distance when listed.

Hello dear Nerds With the last update the Bookmarks have a wide distance when listed. Too wide! I have to scroll down endlessly to find things. Before they were neatly na… (funda kabanzi)

Hello dear Nerds

With the last update the Bookmarks have a wide distance when listed. Too wide! I have to scroll down endlessly to find things. Before they were neatly narrow and you could see twice as much. Kindly repair this next time please. Or can I do this? Best Ursula Zürich

Asked by Ulla 1 usuku oludlule

FF takes up to 5 minutes to detect change in system vpn .pac file

Hi, Our company recently moved away from Chrome so i picked FF as an alternative. However there is a weird bug when I'm connecting to and off VPN (we are using pulse secu… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Our company recently moved away from Chrome so i picked FF as an alternative. However there is a weird bug when I'm connecting to and off VPN (we are using pulse secure client).

Our current setup: The proxy is hosted pac file on company server which is defined in the W10 system settings. When I connect to pulse secure, the pac file can be accessed and I can use internal/external network.

When I connect to the VPN FF decents the change and works fine. However when I disconnect and try to continue browsing, it takes up to 3 minutes for FF to load the pages again.

I'd like to ask if there is an option to modify the time for FF to check for the pac file? the MS Edge does not take more then 5 seconds to detect the change.

Thanks Regards Jan

Asked by jd28 1 usuku oludlule

[NOT Solved]Closed main window while Private still worked and lost all tabs/session.

It's really dumb that one can close own Main window without warning that too many tabs are closed or there is another window still running! And that's what happened to me… (funda kabanzi)

It's really dumb that one can close own Main window without warning that too many tabs are closed or there is another window still running! And that's what happened to me: i had Private window in back, closed Main window thinking that i'm closing browser, and then surprisingly saw Private window is still there. As any ordinary user who already lost tabs in past i panicked and closed the Private window too. Started Firefox once again hoping for restore, but it opened with clear window and obviously there was no "Restore session" button in Menu, as i have "Auto restore" ON in settings.

I started to search for manual way, found descriptions with manual renaming/coping backups from sessionstore-backup folder. Like these= https://support.mozilla.org/de/questions/1275314 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1310742 But however i tried to copy and rename - each start Firefox ignores that, clears backup folder and again clear window. Lucky i thought about coping those recover. and previous. files from sessionstore-backup folder after first browser close, so they are safe. And i'm sure my tabs are still there = checked it with https://www.jeffersonscher.com/res/scrounger.html.

So yeah, i have at least some way to get back tabs, but i'm really angry and curious to know WHAT is forbidding me to restore that file after manual rename??!

Asked by rey0n 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by rey0n 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to delete site data for all sites EXCEPT several whitelisted sites?

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else.… (funda kabanzi)

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else. It's not in options, perhaps there is an addon that would help me achieve this? Or how can I export (make backup) for a website that I could restore back after clearing everything?

Asked by Solshine 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Solshine 1 usuku oludlule

Can open website but cannot access one particular section

No errors, it just doesn't show. (Whether ABP is on or off.) Same thing happened at IE. The last issues I ran into with this section (news quiz), no matter which week I c… (funda kabanzi)

No errors, it just doesn't show. (Whether ABP is on or off.) Same thing happened at IE.

The last issues I ran into with this section (news quiz), no matter which week I clicked on, it always and ONLY opened to one quiz from a couple of years ago. Open Slate to Slate News Quiz. Click on any week. There is text, but the news quiz never fills page.

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/07/slate-news-quiz-state-department-mustafa-al-kadhimi-brunner-fire.html

Asked by CiaoBella1 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by CiaoBella1 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox does not respond to a search request

Firefox does not respond to a search request. After closing, a restart is answered by an error message - "Firefox is already running. The old Firefox process must be clos… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox does not respond to a search request. After closing, a restart is answered by an error message - "Firefox is already running. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window." When this is done, another instance of Firefox displays. It appears that two instances of Firefox have opened when only one was requested and the second has somehow disabled the search request, either manual (direct) or from a separate application/link. I have completed a Refresh without any change in behaviour. What can I do now? Thank you Graham Garden

Asked by grahamgarden 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by grahamgarden 1 usuku oludlule

preload video

hi, i tried searching google but still no luck. can someone please help me how to make the browser preload the entire video? it doesn't matter whether it is in youtube, b… (funda kabanzi)

hi,

i tried searching google but still no luck.

can someone please help me how to make the browser preload the entire video? it doesn't matter whether it is in youtube, bloomberg, netflix, amazon prime, vimeo.

I just want when i load the video, it will preload the whole thing.

assistance please.

thank you!

Asked by malcolve 1 usuku oludlule

Majority of text not displaying on certain websites

Hello, I have been getting a problem lately where nearly all the text on a couple of websites does not display. Only a few characters, such as 'T', 'E', 'L' and '4' displ… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have been getting a problem lately where nearly all the text on a couple of websites does not display. Only a few characters, such as 'T', 'E', 'L' and '4' display. I have attached screenshots of one of these websites - how it displays in Firefox vs. how it displays in Google Chrome. It also happens in the chat function of the online lecture video system my uni uses (Blackboard Collaborate Ultra), which runs in the browser (it's not a separate app).

I did a search for similar problems on mozilla support and tried restarting Firefox in safe mode, however nothing changed.

I'm using Firefox 78.12.0esr on MacOS X 10.11.6

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by junreika 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by junreika 1 usuku oludlule

Graphical cursor oddity w/ NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 ti

Can't seem to catch it "on camera", so I'll have to do my best to describe it. When hovering over a canvas element on a certain site, the cursor is meant to change from y… (funda kabanzi)

Can't seem to catch it "on camera", so I'll have to do my best to describe it.

When hovering over a canvas element on a certain site, the cursor is meant to change from your system default to a custom one. When doing so, the cursor briefly (blink-and-you'll-miss-it) shows a larger, glitchier version of the custom cursor, and then fixes itself and changes to the custom cursor as expected.

I reported it to the admins of the site, who tell me it might be something to do with my GPU. I've tried disabling hardware acceleration, I've tried clearing my startup cache, I've refreshed Firefox, I've ran in safe/troubleshooting mode (in case it was any of my add ons - it was not!), i've updated my BIOS and graphics card (Firefox is up-to-date). I've restarted Firefox itself multiple times. It does not happen in my other installed browser (Brave). I also cleared my cache for that site to no avail.

The only way it seemed to fix was when I ran OBS (recording/streaming program) and tried to record it. I don't know what it did, but it came back when I stopped recording.

Asked by Rowan 1 usuku oludlule

You do not have permission to open the application “Firefox.app”.

Since updating to 90.0.2 I keep getting "You do not have permission to open the application “Firefox.app”. when trying to watch a short video from my emails, for example … (funda kabanzi)

Since updating to 90.0.2 I keep getting "You do not have permission to open the application “Firefox.app”. when trying to watch a short video from my emails, for example Epoch times or PragerU.

Asked by viking00131 1 usuku oludlule

Can't make new bookmark database in Linux

My OS got updated to Gnome 40.3 after that the configuration got mess up, when checking the about:support page the page was blank so I refreshed Firefox. After that the p… (funda kabanzi)

My OS got updated to Gnome 40.3 after that the configuration got mess up, when checking the about:support page the page was blank so I refreshed Firefox. After that the problem persist so I erased the "places.sqlite" and "favicons.sqlite" as instructed in the troubleshoot page but then I got the following problem and uninstalling, erasing the program files and reinstalling Firefox in the OS didn't solve it


Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check favicons.sqlite integrity: [Exception... "Could not open connection to /home/IndianaRoy/.mozilla/firefox/x23t4bki.default-release/favicons.sqlite: 2153971714" nsresult: "0x80630002 (NS_ERROR_STORAGE_IOERR)" location: "JS frame :: resource://gre/modules/Sqlite.jsm :: openConnection/</<&nbsp;:: line 1110" data: no] > Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

Asked by IndianaRoy 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by IndianaRoy 1 usuku oludlule

Private Browsing Volume

Whenever I go onto one specific website to listen to music, everything works fine but for some reason, when I open the same website in Private Browsing Mode to avoid gett… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I go onto one specific website to listen to music, everything works fine but for some reason, when I open the same website in Private Browsing Mode to avoid getting clapped by the algorithm, it always automatically sets the volume to around 50%. I can easily get around this by just dragging the volume bar up but it has been months and it's starting to get a bit annoying.

I've tried clearing the cache, changing the default volume in about:config, disabling all extensions, clearing cookies & site data, resetting my preferences, refreshing Firefox, uninstalling Firefox, following a guide to clear Firefox's residual files, and clearing all of my computer's temporary files, but it still defaults to 50% volume in Private Browsing Mode

Any help at all would be greatly appreciated

Asked by jellehbeanzz 1 usuku oludlule