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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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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Search Stack Overflow (and Server Fault) from Firefox search box [closed]

I don't want to: install anything (e.g toolbar) type too much Basically something that would show the SO or SF favicon and do a google site:stackoverflow.com search would be just fine - but I haven'...
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Large amounts of white-space in code cause comments to overflow in Firefox [closed]

Please look at the image. The right column's text jumbles with some comment text when the comment contains a large amount of white-space inside an inline code block. I guess that's not the design may ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Favorite tags are not highlighting Firefox 8

I am using Firefox 8 on my home PC, and Chrome on my Laptop. On my laptop's chrome, the favorite and ignored tags work right. They blur my ignored tags, and highlight my favorite tags. My laptop also ...
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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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Text area bug in Firefox 4 [closed]

On Stack Overflow (and lots of other websites too, unfortunately), Firefox 4 beta (at least versions 4.0b4pre-b6pre) automatically adds a resize handle to text areas, which is probably not what you ...
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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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Script running slow

I have been getting the following error a few times today - any body else getting it? Anybody know how to get rid of it? A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You ...
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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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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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Firefox warning messages on the trilogy sites

I realised that Firefox gives the following warning messages every time I surf the trilogy sites. Firefox error console screeny for SuperUser: Firefox error console screeny for StackOverflow, ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version

Sadly the keyboard shortcut CtrlK and CtrlQ do not work in comments: Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments Typing ` is a pain on German keyboards. But since the latest Firefox version 47.0.1 (...
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"Add comment" button over the Related links (and therefore unusable)

The "Add comment" button is now in the middle of the (clickable) links of the Related section, which often makes it unusable. I didn't use SO for one or two months so I don't know exactly how it ...
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How can I easily monitor changes to my reputation score? Is there a Firefox extension available?

Suppose a user has put some time and effort into asking and answering questions on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Meta Stack Overflow or any of the most popular Stack Exchange sites. How ...
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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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Printer-friendly layout truncates long titles on Firefox

When I print a stackoverflow question from Firefox that has a long title, the title is truncated. The rest of the layout looks fine. Here is a sample SO question. On my printer, the title is ...
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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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Extra blue line appearing in the top bar (Firefox only)

Whenever we click on the Inbox or the Achievements in the top bar, an extra blue line appears near by them. This is reproducible on Stack Overflow and Anime & Manga(as I use only those) but not on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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