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Content in iframes being downloaded instead of displayed

Today I visited a website that I often visit which uses pdfs embeded onto the page using <iframes> but instead of the embeded pdfs appearing on the page, I was prom… (funda kabanzi)

Today I visited a website that I often visit which uses pdfs embeded onto the page using <iframes> but instead of the embeded pdfs appearing on the page, I was prompted with the download pop-up asking if I would like to open or save the pdf. If I choose open in firefox, it opens in a new tab (basically acting as if I had clicked a download link) - this happens automatically when I visit the page.

This is an example of the type of page: https://www.w3docs.com/tools/code-editor/1085

When I go to this site I just see a black frame where the embed should be, and am prompted to download/open the pdf. (screenshot attached)

Asked by acefear 37 imizuzu edlule

Last reply by acefear 6 imizuzu edlule

An address is a URL. A search is keywords. They are not interchangeable. How do I get Firefox to stop mixing them up?

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors. When I click in th… (funda kabanzi)

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors.

When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a keyword search with one of the search engines. A search is not a URL.

They are two completely different things, and treating either one as the other is error. I do not want Firefox to kidnap my cursor and teleport it to somewhere I didn't click. They are two entirely different spaces, they are not interchangeable. When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a search. Don't you dare second guess me and change my click to the address bar.

How do I turn off this stupid stupid stupid error behavior of FIrefox?

I tried this and it didn't work. In about:config • keyword.enabled and toggle it from True to False. • browser.fixup.alternate.enabled and toggle it from True to False.

Asked by boundlessly 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by boundlessly 33 imizuzu edlule

Visited Links color doesn't stick

I believe this started with 94.0.2 but could be 94.0.1. Looking at various things in Easysnews.com, for instance thumbnails, the title for that item used to change from b… (funda kabanzi)

I believe this started with 94.0.2 but could be 94.0.1. Looking at various things in Easysnews.com, for instance thumbnails, the title for that item used to change from blue (Unvisted Links) to brown (Visited Links) and keep the brown color until I exited Easynews. Now it does not. In another case, looking at my list of favorite groups, the group name will turn brown as long as my mouse is over it but it will not stick if I select that item.

I am not using system colors and Override the colors specified by the page with your selections above is set to Only With High Contrast themes. I tried the other two choices but they really created a mess.

I have also tried deleting any easynews cookies to no effect.

Asked by rw330i 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by rw330i 1 ihora elidlule

Bookmarks menu is on toolbar, not under "bookmarks" in the menu bar

OK. someone kindly offered me a new-to-me computer and claimed that they had transferred everything to the newish one. Well, what they did was take my umpteen gazillion … (funda kabanzi)

OK. someone kindly offered me a new-to-me computer and claimed that they had transferred everything to the newish one. Well, what they did was take my umpteen gazillion desktop shortcuts and place them all in "bookmarks menu". EEK.` That's way too many. So I exported them to an html file/link/firefox internet shortcut on the desktop called "bookmarks.html". Worked swell. However, the bookmarks menu went along. It no longer appears under"bookmarks" on the menu bar. I was able to get it onto the toolbar. (star in tray). If I click on that, and then select "bookmarks sidebar", what appears in the sidebar is perfect. Just like new. But on the menu bar, on the dropdown menu under "bookmarks", no "bookmarks menu".

I can live with this BUT I really don't want to BECAUSE there are bizillion bookmarks in the bookmarks menu. I need to send them someplace (or gather them into a NEW folder, so that I can add newly created bookmarks and be all neat and organized.

How do I put the "bookmarks menu" that shows on the sidebar back under "bookmarks" ??? How do I get the bizillion bookmarks off of "bookmarks menu"? Is there a "select all", then "delete"? I don't want to lose the ones in the html folder on the desktop. I am happy with them being in an html folder on my desktop. Should I change the name of the html link to XYZ.html?

I just do not understand how the sidebar can look perfect but the menu bar doesn't.

Help, please !

Asked by yukonlilye2021 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by yukonlilye2021 1 ihora elidlule

Boot up issue

Can you put one of those hourglass "wait" symbols to show on the next update because I never know if Firefox has booted or not and if you hit it again, it corrupts the ne… (funda kabanzi)

Can you put one of those hourglass "wait" symbols to show on the next update because I never know if Firefox has booted or not and if you hit it again, it corrupts the next boot and wastes a bunch of time.

Asked by fishn.jim2 4 amahora adlule

Last reply by fishn.jim2 4 amahora adlule

Flash Video Downloader add on

Hi, I have a desktop with windows 10 64 bit. I have been using an add on called 'Flash Video Downloader' I have it on my laptop and LOVE it. Same version of Windows an… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I have a desktop with windows 10 64 bit. I have been using an add on called 'Flash Video Downloader' I have it on my laptop and LOVE it. Same version of Windows and Firefox on both devices. I can not find Flash Video Downloader on my desktop Firefox. I cannot find where to download or get it. Can you help me with this issue? Thank You PBob

Asked by pbob 19 amahora adlule

Last reply by pbob 5 amahora adlule

download failed

Just installed Win 11 on a new SSD an dam having trouble downloading files. Some come down ok and others not. The attachment shows shows 2 Logitech files. I can download … (funda kabanzi)

Just installed Win 11 on a new SSD an dam having trouble downloading files. Some come down ok and others not. The attachment shows shows 2 Logitech files. I can download them with Chrome

Asked by keithinoz1 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by keithinoz1 6 amahora adlule

Recovery Key Invalid

Hello, I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figure… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figured this out, however, I tried to use my recovery key to log in. I found the text file that had my recovery key '[Email] Firefox Recovery Key.txt' (from 2019) and when I tried to use this, it didn't work. I noticed that the recovery page asks for a recovery 'code' instead of 'key' and when I was able to log in, it said I had never set up a Recovery Key.

Just wanted to flag the issue in case there's a reason why old Recovery Keys no longer work. It certainly could have been my error, but since I had the file, it seemed like it should've worked.

Asked by esbrannon 17 amahora adlule

Donation

Using PayPal, I have just clicked on making a donation to you of 20 dollars. I had intended it to be 10 dollars. Also, I'm not sure whether I made a mistake regarding a… (funda kabanzi)

Using PayPal, I have just clicked on making a donation to you of 20 dollars. I had intended it to be 10 dollars. Also, I'm not sure whether I made a mistake regarding a single donation or a monthly donation. I cannot afford to make you a monthly donation for that amount. I am happy to donate 10 dollars on an annual basis. Please inform me if I have made a mistake, or whether this is a single donation.

Asked by Mike-on-the-Costa 19 amahora adlule

false crash report

While running Firefox browser in Windows10, every once in a while a 'sorry your Firefox has crashed' box pops up. Yet the browser is still running just fine. Any ideas? … (funda kabanzi)

While running Firefox browser in Windows10, every once in a while a 'sorry your Firefox has crashed' box pops up. Yet the browser is still running just fine. Any ideas?

Asked by cech3 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cech3 22 amahora adlule

Sudden problems with Microsoft Live Mail

I recently started having a problem composing an email message when using Windows Live Mail and wondered if anyone has experienced the same issue. Another person on the M… (funda kabanzi)

I recently started having a problem composing an email message when using Windows Live Mail and wondered if anyone has experienced the same issue. Another person on the Microsoft Help Forum reported the same issue, also using Firefox. The issue is that while composing an email, the window suddenly jumps back to the Inbox. It is very intermittent so a little difficult to test out with other browsers I hate using. Another issue which does seem to be only happening with Firefox is inability to open attachments on the first try.

Asked by robs10 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by robs10 1 usuku oludlule

Youtube Videos Infinitely Loading (Attempting to Load but Never Do)

Hello, A few months ago, Firefox has not been loading Youtube videos properly. The video just never loads. Debugging steps I have done. 1) Disabled Hardware Acceleration … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, A few months ago, Firefox has not been loading Youtube videos properly. The video just never loads. Debugging steps I have done.

1) Disabled Hardware Acceleration 2) Deleted all cookies & cache 3) Ran Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode 4) Uninstalled Firefox & Reinstalled 5) Not a part of my debug but I recently did a fresh install of windows on my computer and installed Firefox with the same issue. I do get videos to work on both Edge and Chrome

I am at a loss at this point and any helping hints would be useful. I have an inkling that it might be put to my playback device but it wouldn't explain why it plays just fine on other browsers.

Any ideas?

Asked by Aidoneus 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Aidoneus 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox menus are too small when my display is zoomed in

Firefox menus (like downloads, extension popups or the 3 bars at the top right corner of the window) are very small in height (the width is normal), which makes them basi… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox menus (like downloads, extension popups or the 3 bars at the top right corner of the window) are very small in height (the width is normal), which makes them basically unusable. It's apparently happening when FF is on a monitor that is "zoomed in" (Settings > System > Display > Scale and layout > Change the size of apps, ... @ 125%). The monitor is 1920 x 1080 for 15". I'm on Windows 10 using Firefox Nightly (96.0a1) but it does the same thing with Firefox (94.0.2). Probably irrelevant but I'm using a colorways theme on both versions. When moving the window to another monitor, the menus appear in their normal sizes. Deactivating hardware acceleration did not help. Any kind of help is appreciated.

Asked by kelyancsajka 1 usuku oludlule

How to view all functions of an html-element accessible by javascript?

Another beginner question: How could I let the developer tools show me all javascript accessible functions of the textarea I'm right now writing in? I could bet that was … (funda kabanzi)

Another beginner question: How could I let the developer tools show me all javascript accessible functions of the textarea I'm right now writing in?

I could bet that was possible before updated some days ago. (I wasn't doing anything programming and developer tools for some months, so I seem to have forgotten a lot.)

I know I could iterate over the object by self written javascript, but isn't that overview available directly in the developers tools?

Asked by Bill Smith 1 usuku oludlule

IDM Integration Module

I installed IDM Integration Module 6.40.3.2 and every time I start Firefox I get a pop-up window asking permission to send information to IDM. Has anyone else have this … (funda kabanzi)

I installed IDM Integration Module 6.40.3.2 and every time I start Firefox I get a pop-up window asking permission to send information to IDM. Has anyone else have this problem and is there a way to fix this? I'm using Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) for Windows 10.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by bjh 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by bjh 1 usuku oludlule

O’Reilly not loading page properly

Dear Firefox community I wonder if anybody else is experiencing problems with O’Reilly recently. I think the problem started more or less 2 weeks ago. The problem is tha… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Firefox community

I wonder if anybody else is experiencing problems with O’Reilly recently. I think the problem started more or less 2 weeks ago. The problem is that the page is not loaded at once, but more "on demand," that is, it loads once we scroll down (fig. oreilly_firefox_01). It takes like 1s or 2s to load to load the rest of the text (fig. oreilly_firefox_02). Maybe it's related with the last Firefox update. With Chrome it works as expected.

It's not a big issue, just annoying.

94.0.2 (64-bit) OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Education OS Version: 10.0.18363 N/A Build 18363

Asked by marcelo.garcia 1 usuku oludlule

Help with browser

Hello, I downloaded firefox app on my android phone and noticed that the browser or pages are brown in color. I am not computer savvy so I don't exactly know how it arriv… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I downloaded firefox app on my android phone and noticed that the browser or pages are brown in color. I am not computer savvy so I don't exactly know how it arrived that way. But I love it and I would like to have it on my laptop.

I have vision problems and I am photo sensitive. I eyes hurt bad, so much that tears run down my face and my nose run while trying to use the computer. Is this brown screen available for laptop. If so how would I access it.

Thank you,

Asked by douchessofmarmont 1 usuku oludlule

Refresh form when pressing backspace or refresh

Hello, When there is a form to fill out in Firefox, whenever I fill it out and press "refresh", the things that I wrote still stay there. However, I don't want it to do t… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

When there is a form to fill out in Firefox, whenever I fill it out and press "refresh", the things that I wrote still stay there. However, I don't want it to do that, I want it to refresh the forms as if I am visiting the page from new. How can I make it so that Firefox does this? It is weird because it used to do this but now no longer does.

Asked by lsmurf 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by lsmurf 1 usuku oludlule

Searching for open tabs among many windows needs improvement

Currently using FF v94.0.1 64-bit (I usually lag an update or two behind to ensure stability -- my highest priority -- and avoid surprises.) 1) I notice that unless th… (funda kabanzi)

Currently using FF v94.0.1 64-bit (I usually lag an update or two behind to ensure stability -- my highest priority -- and avoid surprises.)


1) I notice that unless there are a sufficient number of tabs opened across a browser window as stretched to a given width, thus triggering the left-right ("<" , ">") tab-scroll arrows to appear, the TAB MENU itself (aka "List all tabs" button, a "v" down-arrow on the far right) is not present. Nor is there an equivalent way to initiate a tab search within the main MENU BAR (FILE, EDIT, VIEW, etc.) that I could find. This restricts access to the SEARCH TABS feature.

This "automatically keep-it-tidy feature" is not really an issue when only a single browser window is open. However, I have many windows (on different topics of interest), each with many tabs.

I can switch to another browser window that has enough open tabs to have triggered the TAB MENU, then search from there. Or I can use the address bar "%" method).

(Actually, I'm pleasantly surprised that Firefox, running on my older PC, is stable with hundreds of tabs open as accumulated over many months. Clearly I should change my habits!)


2) On your support page titled "Search open tabs in Firefox" at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-open-tabs-firefox , it describes (via examples) using the "List all tabs"/TAB MENU button to access the "Search Tabs" feature. It also outlines using the address bar "%" method.

Unless I misread the article, what it does not make clear, is that the "Search Tabs" feature works the same as "% xyz" in the address bar; whereas using "%xyz" (note the missing space) yields different results (apparently the same as "xyz %"; but "xyz%" yields nothing). Nor does it explain the reason for the different results or the importance/desirability/weirdness of using one method over the other -- it simply presents the examples. I believe this help page could use some expansion/clarification.


3) I noticed that when performing "search tabs" via either the address bar (using "%") or via the TAB MENU, the results do not include any open tabs using "containers" (apparently the same as any open tabs within "private" windows).

I am increasingly using the "container" features by opening then permanently assigning many "sensitive" web sites to one of the container categories. The increased security is a nice idea.

However, with many browser windows open, each with many tabs, this inability to search for and conveniently find open tabs is increasingly frustrating and is nudging me back towards NOT using containers.

Can't some solution be found to maintain the privacy between tabs (and perhaps even private windows) while permitting a tab search to work more thoroughly?


In summary, I simply want to be able to find ALL occurrences of any partial string of searched-for text within ALL tabs in either their title OR address, normal AND container tabs, and preferably in normal AND private windows.

At present I see only a list of 12 results and no means of listing more. Sometimes my "known" open (normal/non-container) tab is not present in that short list (perhaps a preference/sort order is needed for tab titles vs. addresses).

Why not a "List more results", or a selector button to scroll-list "10, 20, 40, 100, ALL", or a button to open and continue with a listing of ALL matching results in a separate pop-up window, etc?


Thanks for all your good and hard work!

Asked by hmarx2014 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by hmarx2014 1 usuku oludlule