Questions tagged [firefox]

For issues with how Stack Exchange sites look or work that are specific to Firefox. (Note: the mobile version of Firefox is not supported.)

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Winter Bash hat causes User Card Overflow™ on old self-answers [duplicate]

In case of a self-answer, the user card for the answer has a blue background. In the latest Firefox on macOS Monterey, the Winter Bash hat moves the 'answered' information to the right, making it ...
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Stack Exchange Cookies Customize Settings Fails on Firefox on Raspberry Pi [duplicate]

Unable to remove privacy popup without clicking 'Accept all cookies', which seems like it will work ('Customize settings' does nothing). For this system, this forces me to accept all cookies which is ...
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I am no longer able to vote or comment, and am only able to answer a question. What changed? [duplicate]

I see that changes have been recently made. New responsive Activity page The timing coincides with my inability to comment in most parts of the SE network, or even vote up or down on anything. Any ...
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Timestamp in reputation history is a little too wide (in Firefox), causing unnecessary vertical whitespace

In the latest Firefox (94.0.2) on the latest macOS (Monterey 12.0.1), there is not always enough space to fit the relative timestamp for reputation history events on a single line. The longest ...
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Unable to position my cursor by mouse inside the image textboxes in the Answer section in the Firefox browser

In the Mozilla Firefox browser, I'm unable to position my cursor by mouse inside the image textboxes in the Answer section. If I want to modify any text, I can only use the keyboard. GIF image for the ...
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Performance delay in editor when moving to a blank line

I initially thought this affected MSE only, but now I started to face the same issue on other SE sites. I've encountered/reproduced only on Stack Exchange on Firefox for Win 10. Place cursor at the ...
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The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser

The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser. There is no issue in the Chrome browser. StackApps: Stack Overflow: Configuration Version Operating System Windows ...
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Link works in "preview", but not when posted

Everything works correctly in Chrome, but in Firefox, I'm seeing the following problem: Both this and this answers link to http://www.tau.ac.il/~kantor/QUIZ/96/A01.96.html But the link works ...
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Change the keyboard shortcut for inserting blockquotes into a post

In Firefox, on mostly Linux distributions it seems, pressing CTRL+Q (the blockquote-insert shortcut) causes Firefox to quit, and doesn't insert quotes into the question body. You can configure ...
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Please make scrollbar arrows visible again

In my Firefox 81.0.1 64-bit, on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, the scroll buttons in the Similar Questions list on the Ask Question page (and also in code blocks everywhere else) are invisible: That ...
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Firefox, the cookie monster?

I'm having some problems with being logged out at least once a day. Whilst I'm slowly trying to debug the issue I noticed that Firefox isn't happy with some of the cookies in chat. Go to your ...
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Ctrl + shift + Z undoes when it should redo [closed]

I switched to a Windows computer recently. On Mac, typically apps and websites have the shortcut to redo as cmd + shift + Z. On Windows the shortcut is typically ctrl + Y. On Stack Exchange on Mac, in ...
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Code snippet link text conflicts with underline in Firefox

On my browser, the Show code snippet link for the code snippet alert("This is some example code"); renders as follows: It looks like the line and the text are in separate elements, allowing ...
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Display bug in "Similar questions" dropdown when Asking a question (Firefox) [duplicate]

Text gets overlaid on top of itself and unreadable when scrolling the "Similar questions" dropdown when Asking a question. Steps to reproduce: Start typing the question title. "Similar questions" ...
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Winter Bash 2019 resources cause a browser warning in Firefox

When viewing a Stack Exchange page in Firefox 71.0 on macOS 10.15.1, I get three of the following warnings in my browser console. They do not seem to impact the actual behaviour of the site, but they ...
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Comments missing timestamp and MathJaX in Firefox ESR 52 (2019) [duplicate]

Similar symptoms to the last year's problem Comment timestamp is not showing in Firefox ESR and Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR and same workarounds: Either, open and close the Web ...
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Shield icon in Firefox: Tracking attempts blocked

When browsing sites in the StackExchange network, Firefox shows a shield by the address bar, and if you hover it it says "Tracking attempts blocked". Why is this shown? What does StackExchange sites ...
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How do I sign up for Area 51 when I get a completing redirect page?

I want to sign up for Area 51 however, I always get stuck with this page, is their something that can be done about this? Is there something I am missing? I want to propose a new site but ...
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Firefox won't open Stack Exchange sites due to "TLS FEATURE MISSING" [duplicate]

I'm running Firefox Quantun, 67.0 (64 bit) on macOS Mojave and it won't load any of the Stack Exchange sites and instead shows a "Secure Connection Failed" page with error code: ...
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Stack Exchange sites currently do not work in Firefox due to broken OCSP stapling [duplicate]

As of a few minutes (hours?) ago, all SE sites except chat present a TLS error in Firefox: An error occurred during a connection to superuser.com. A required TLS feature is missing. Error code: ...
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Is anybody else having PKI problems connecting using Firefox 67.0?

I suddenly started getting the following error message when using Firefox to access Stack Exchange sites: An error occurred during a connection to math.stackexchange.com. A required TLS feature is ...
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favicon is missing for the maintenance page in Firefox browser

Few minutes before I see the maintenance page in MSE, when seeing the page in Firefox, the favicon is missing, where as the favicon was displayed in Chrome. Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (...
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User icons fail to load in Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox 66.0.1 (and for a few versions by now), many user icons fail to load on Stack Exchange pages. For example, on this question, the asker's icon and the icon for the writer of (currently) the ...
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Network Protocol Error while browsing

I get the error shown below while browsing on Firefox. If this is not the right place, let me know; it says to contact the website owner. As requested, the visible link in the screenshot is: How do ...
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Ctrl+Q shortcut for adding quotes causes Firefox to quit

This is not a duplicate of Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version because that only mentions comments, not posts. While editing a long answer with a large block of ...
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What is exactly displayed on the upload progress indicator?

After updating the image upload dialog I can't actually understand what is exactly displayed on the image upload indicator. For me it looks like some randomly distributed points on the rotated ...
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Issues with topbar of sites I'm not participating in

For sites I'm not a member of there are two issues with the top bar after. Problem 1: Logo cut off and white space on the right I don't see this problem on sites I'm logged into: Problem 2: When ...
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Site Analytics - 'Weekly' checkbox does not reset upon refreshing in Firefox

Steps to reproduce: Go to Site Analytics; the Posts graph (usually) opens in the daily view Click the 'Weekly' checkbox, the graph will immediately show the weekly view Refresh the page. The 'Weekly' ...
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Thanks Dialog not in place when flagging for "No longer needed"

I just flagged a comment as it was no longer needed, over at The Workplace. After flagging, the new "Thanks for flagging" green dialog appeared, but it was positioned strangely (near the corner of the ...
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Border bottom is missing for some items in Activity tab in Firefox

The border bottom is missing in the Activity tab's sub tabs (favorites, bounties, reputation, responses) those have numbers in it, when tracking the next privilege. But the border bottom issue is ...
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"XML Parsing Error" in chat

This bug is specifically related to Firefox. This cannot be reproduced in Chrome, Edge, or Internet Explorer 11. When mentioned in chat, sending a message, or pressing the circle with the ping count ...
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Site icons are squashed in the newsletters page in the Firefox browser

In the Edit Profile & Settings -> Newsletters tab (under EMAIL SETTINGS), the site icons look squashed in Firefox. When inspecting the element for the div, the following CSS class caused the ...
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End of long question or answer overprinting status information at bottom of browser window

Starting today, using the Firefox browser (52.6), some long questions or answers were displayed so that the end of the main entry overprinted the status information at the bottom: This appears in the ...
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"Find a Stack Exchange community" search box clipped in Firefox [duplicate]

On all sites (as far as I've tested), the search text in the site selection dropdown clips off the top and bottom: Setup: FF 58.0.2, Windows 10. Doesn't occur in Edge, haven't tested in Chrome.
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Error displaying when click the user from the activity -> responses tab

In the user profile, Activity -> responses -> revisions or answers tab, in the list of items if you are click any user's name it will redirect to its profile page, before that it is showing an error ...
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Find community text partially obscured in the edit box

The current community top bar menu contains an edit named "Find a SE community". The text in this edit is partially obscured on the top and on the bottom: I'm using FF 58.0.2.
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Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR

As of today comments do not render MathJax and remaining text. It only flashes the underlying LaTeX, but renders an empty space. Noticed on MSE and MO, for example here one comment now simply reads: "@...
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Comment timestamp is not showing in Firefox ESR

Since a short while ago, I can no longer see timestamps on comments. Is this some new feature, or has something gone wrong with my ad blocker? For instance, when I visit this post, I see this: Note: ...
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Every time I comment, I have to refresh my browser to see it

I faced this issue on Ask Ubuntu long time ago, and it was gone. But for the two months, I'm facing this issue on every SE website I'm visiting. I'm using Fedora 27 GNOME, Firefox Quantum, and I also ...
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Smaller-than-others favicon in Firefox for Stack Exchange sites

As the title says, I find small-ish the favicon of Stack Overflow in the bookmarks bar on the latest Firefox (57). Is this intended? Edit: Confirmed, the same happens in Server Fault (and probably ...
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Username is partially obscured in the chat message

User name is partially obscured in the chat message. Original screenshot image (100% scale on webpage): Zoomed (with my red line) image to better show the problem: Looks like only Firefox ...
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Printing an SE page in Firefox shows only the first page

I used to print Q&A pages to keep a base of PDFs. I used either the 'print edit' addon or simply the print function of Firefox, which both allow to print a webpage in a file. Usually the printed ...
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Bold (**) not rendering correctly on Firefox

Firefox Version 56.0 (64-bit) OS X Here is the markup: This is what it looks like in Chrome: And this is what it looks like in Firefox: Inspecting the element I can see that the output HTML is: &...
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Vertical alignment is wrong for rep in new top bar hamburger menu [duplicate]

The site names and rep are not lined up correctly on the new top bar hamburger drop down: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, Firefox 56.0
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Reputation misaligned in new topbar

In the sites dropdown, the reputation scores are misaligned: This seems to happen only on Firefox (56.0), both on macOS (10.13) and Windows (7, 10) (thanks @Tom and @MonicaCellio). I've tested a ...
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Minor alignment issue in the Closing > Duplicate - close vote count in Firefox browser

In earlier today when I try to flag a post as duplicate, I see a minor alignment issue with the close vote count in the Closing > Duplicate modal dialog. The display issue is due to the particular ...
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Some avatars don't show up and only showing the alt text in the chat

Today I found my mozilla engine based browser (Mozilla Firefox 52.2.0 (32-bit)1) left me with some strange (image) rendering quirks at the Tavern on the Meta chatroom: As the title says there are ...
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Unable to print your web pages from Firefox [duplicate]

It is almost two days that the print of your web pages (faces of solved problems) is not possible. The problem is that only the first page, for example /questions comes in "print view window" and the ...
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Excessive tabs in an inline codeblock cause repeated sideways scrolling of chat window for other users

This affects at least Firefox. When a message has an inline codeblock containing a long string of tabs this causes the chat window to have a horizontal scrollbar and to scroll spontaneously left and ...
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Why doesn't the spell-checker work in question titles in Firefox?

I rely on using the spellchecker when writing my posts. I noticed that when I write in the title field the spell checker isn't available. In the body of the question the spellchecker does function ...

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