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Link to .docx files no more opened by MS Word

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, cl… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, clicking on such a link brought up a dialog asking what Firefox should do with this file. One of the options is to open it with Word (see image 'ChooseWord').

But now this is no longer possible. I believe it vanished in the course of the automatic Firefox updates. Now the dialog looks like in the attached image 'NoWord'.

How can I restore the old behaviour?

Thanks, gernot

Asked by gkerschb 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox blocks me from saving images

Lately, I keep finding more and more websites that are able to prevent me from downloading their images. It seems this is becoming a huge problem now, and it's changing t… (funda kabanzi)

Lately, I keep finding more and more websites that are able to prevent me from downloading their images. It seems this is becoming a huge problem now, and it's changing the entire experience of using the web.

And it seems to me that Mozilla are enabling developers to do this, trying to take away people's rights.

In the past, I could work around the problem (not that I should have to) by going to Tools > Page Info > Media. But even that method no longer works (eg go to www.bbc.co.uk - the large image in the top left is nowhere to be found in Media!) There are also sites which show PDFs that cannot be downloaded. That is just SO wrong!

The ability to save any image in a web page is a basic liberty of using the web, always has been. No website should be allowed to display images that can't be downloaded, it's just wrong. It's like someone making a magazine out of special paper to stop readers tearing pages out!

I've sent feedback about this through the Help menu, but no one ever listens.

Does anyone here have the ability to raise this issue with Mozilla? This needs to be FOUGHT against. They are helping large corporations to slowly strip away the basic rights of the public. Saving pictures may seem like only a small detail, but it ultimately leads to a 100% premium internet where no one can keep or save anything. Mozilla is taking the internet out of the hands of the public and putting it the hands of big businesses.

The issue of 'protecting copyright' is completely irrelevant. Any criminal operation determined to leech images would obviously have the ability to do this regardless. Plus, if companies don't want people to be able to download the high-res version of an image, they shouldn't put it online.

Asked by MartyJames 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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I lost bookmarks and user passes after firefox update

I lost bookmarks and user passes after firefox update. new version of firefox is 77.0.1 (64-bit) I read the related questions but did not understand how I could recover.… (funda kabanzi)

I lost bookmarks and user passes after firefox update. new version of firefox is 77.0.1 (64-bit) I read the related questions but did not understand how I could recover. and attached pictures of my profile.

Asked by hsamadzadeh 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (funda kabanzi)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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URL bar background color Change CSS????

I tried all these below and none work urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {background: black !important;} urlbar[breakout]{background: black !important;} urlbar{backgro… (funda kabanzi)

I tried all these below and none work


  1. urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {background: black !important;}
  1. urlbar[breakout]{background: black !important;}
  1. urlbar{background: black !important;}

.urlbar{background: black !important;}

.urlbarview{background: black !important;}

root {--mbarstyler-match-background-color: black; /* [0.0,0.05,0.1] */ }
root {--mbarstyler-match-background: black; /* [0.0,0.05,0.1] */ }
  1. urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background { color: black !important; }


/* Megabar background */

.urlbarView.megabar{

background-color: black !important;

}

Asked by carbonfiber248 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders?

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors… (funda kabanzi)

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors.

Any way to do this?

I'm already using Jscher's excellent UserChrome script to make the folders an attractive yellow, instead of gray. But can this be done for individual foders?

Asked by MartyJames 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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I CANT GET ON TO TESCO'S AGAIN????

Hi, IM having trouble getting on to TESCO.COM , i can get on with GOOGLE but with Firefox it keep saying :- == Oops... It looks like something is not right If you are s… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, IM having trouble getting on to TESCO.COM , i can get on with GOOGLE but with Firefox it keep saying :-

==

Oops... It looks like something is not right

If you are seeing this page it is because your browser has failed some security checks

You may still be able to browse our site to find the feature or store you're looking for. Go to homepage, Contact Us, Site Map.

If you continue having trouble please contact our customer service helpline on: 0800 323 4040

Reference Id: 18.79476768.1594138726.1d58126e

=

THIS keeps on happening at least 6 - 8 a year. ive cleared the cache off Firefox, rebooted it, got a now TESCO site and it is still the same. Yet Google fires up all right all the time. I have got 3 pc of a type and they all can get TESCO without any trouble. Ive been with you for 20yrs and am reluctant to change noW. Tesco just say your better of using Google than Firefox, which isn't much help. Yes they can get me on (sometimes) but they all ways say Google is the one really.

There must be something i can do?

Asked by ron1011 1 unyaka odlule

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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (funda kabanzi)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jumpnjil 1 unyaka odlule

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3 dot menu is missing from the address bar

The 3 dot menu is missing from the address bar, so I can't replace my missing Bookmark star. This only happens in the tab after selecting my Home button. It appears norm… (funda kabanzi)

The 3 dot menu is missing from the address bar, so I can't replace my missing Bookmark star. This only happens in the tab after selecting my Home button.

It appears normally when my computer auto connects from hyperlinks, shortcuts, etc.

Asked by anvil-head 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Eve 1 unyaka odlule

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vanguard login quit working

been using ff to login to vg for a couple years. ~2 weeks ago it quit working-i click login & nothing happens, the login page remains unchanged. login works with chro… (funda kabanzi)

been using ff to login to vg for a couple years. ~2 weeks ago it quit working-i click login & nothing happens, the login page remains unchanged. login works with chrome & opera no problem.

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Move cache to Ramdisk

Hi, I created a new profile because of crashes. I have Firefox version 81.0.1 (64-bit). I have Ramdisk but I cannot edit anymore the cache location in browser.cache.disk.… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I created a new profile because of crashes. I have Firefox version 81.0.1 (64-bit). I have Ramdisk but I cannot edit anymore the cache location in browser.cache.disk.parent_directory. I can only toggle true-false but can't add the ramdisk location. Aren't we allowed anymore to use a ramdisk for cache?

Best regards, Ion

Asked by florinds 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox loading pages from cache after latest update

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But no… (funda kabanzi)

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But now it does the exact same thing I hate about chrome. It loads pages using cached css and javascript files. And the only way to view the updated websites is to go private mode which is very annoying. Is there an option to get around this? Or it's a software problem?

Asked by oleg.zyx 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule