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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Bug in textarea in bounty creation popup

I was attempting to create a bounty for a question over on Stack Overflow and ran into a rendering glitch on the last page. After entering a sentence that exceeds the length of a single line, the ...
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Why are comments overlapping the sidebar?

On one MSE question, the comments are overlapping the related questions sidebar. Is this something to do with the weird formatting of the first comment? Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:16.0) ...
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Confirming context menu entries via Enter when entering comments triggers comment to be posted

related: Pressing Enter in comment box unexpectedly submits form While I'm not basically against this feature, it is annoying to press Enter from the context-menu (e.g. when verifying my spelling via ...
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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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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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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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My corporate proxy doesn't support web sockets, which makes Stack Exchange a pain to use

The corporate proxy at my work doesn't support web sockets and as I understand, as informed by Wikipedia, this is pretty common. Whenever a Stack Exchange page loads, in Firefox, I have to click ...
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"Markdown editing help" button in the question asking view is misplaced

Just posted a bug report, and found another one :p (lame hand-drawn cursor coz windows doesn't capture the real cursor) Oh yeah, I'm on Firefox.
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Code boxes are one line

All the code boxes are appearing as 1 line to me. This: #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("Hello, world!\n"); return 0; } Appears thus: #include <stdio.h> int main() { ...
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Unable to login with firefox

I'm pretty sure this question has been asked, but I cannot find a solution. I use firefox allot more than chrome and I can't log into any stack website (including stack exchange) with firefox. I get ...
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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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Can't login in on Stack Overflow from Firefox (no AdBlock Plus extension)

I can't login in Stack Overflow using my Stack Exchange account from Firefox 21. This happen both in Windows 7 and GNU/Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit). I don't have any problem to login in Stack ...
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How to set Firefox to log in to Stack Exchange chat

I cannot log in to Stack Exchange chat. If I check the Login help page, I get the following error. Test 5: Communication with stackauth.com – failed IFRAMEs – ok Referrer – ok JavaScript – ok ...
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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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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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Rendering of Favorite/Ignored Tags in Firefox

I have spotted a bug in rendering of Favorite Tags and Ignored Tags section in Firefox. This rendering issue is present on both stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com sites. I'm using Firefox ...
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Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at ws://sockets.ny.stackexchange.com/

Update This issue was fixed in later versions of Firefox and no longer applies It is kept here for reference for those having to use legacy browsers for specific reasons. Otherwise please ...
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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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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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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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Captchas not displaying in SO for me

When I get a captcha on Stack Overflow, I don't see the image or the input box with Firefox. I originally had the "HTTPS Anywhere" extension installed but still have the same issue when it's disabled (...
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Comments are submitted when Enter key is pressed on a context menu item

I use Firefox. Firefox has a spell checker. I use keyboard Menu key, select the underlined incorrect word, press Enter to fix the misspelled word... my comment is submitted. So I am forced to use the ...
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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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Should Stack Exchange support ESR releases of Firefox?

The current browser support policy for Stack Exchange is to support Firefox 13-14. I noticed an issue on the ESR version of Firefox (10.0.4) bundled with Centos 6 (and therefore RHEL 6). From the ...
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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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Some posts are partially hidden on the mobile website in Firefox

When an answer/question contains a code block, image, video or other content that consumes some width, the post becomes partially hidden on the mobile site in Firefox on small screens (such as mobile ...
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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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Unable to login after switch to Firefox [duplicate]

Chrome has been misbehaving recently so I've switched to Firefox. I downloaded and installed Firefox release version 18.0.2 and using that browser I now am unable to login to any Stack Exchange ...
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Using tags, JavaScript throws: Type Error: Cannot convert 'I' to object [closed]

In Firefox I receive I is undefined in the Error console. In Opera I get a more elaborate message including a stacktrace: Uncaught exception: TypeError: Cannot convert 'I' to object Error thrown at ...
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Arrow next to username shows as empty block, not as arrow in IE8 and Firefox

In IE 8.6007.18702, the arrow next to the username shows as a DLE type block. In Firefox it shows correctly as an arrow. UPDATE: I have the font that Jeff references below, and the issue still ...
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Stack Overflow bug in Firefox 4.0 - JavaScript not working even if it's enabled

I'm getting a red bar on top of each page which says "Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled". My JavaScript is enabled. Otherwise everything is working well. EDIT: nope, I am not using ...
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I'm being logged out of SO every once in a while with FF 3.6.3

I'm one of those who have a few SO pages open all day. I usually just hibernate my machine (I hardly ever reboot) and often hit the reload button for two pages (questions and responses) several times ...
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Can't login using Firefox 21 Nightly / 19 stable [duplicate]

I am using "Login with Google" and can't access stackoverflow from my account using Firefox. I tested this using 2 versions: At first I tried logging in using Firefox 21 Nightly, then I checked it ...
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Login problem on: Firefox → math.stackexchange.com

I'm now using Firefox 31. I'm connected on many stackexchange web servers with the same login method. Unfortunately I can't connect within the exact same session, with the same browser, and with the ...
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Reputation graph timeline does not work in Firefox

I am using Windows7 / Firefox 39.0 and when I go to the reputation graph page to select the timeline, it doesn't work the way it should i.e. the zoom feature is not working in the upper chart when the ...
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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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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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Can we make chat notifications work on Firefox?

With the release of Firefox 22 has come an implementation of the Web Notifications (draft) API. SE Chat has had notifications for a while, but a quick search of the minified code and the lack of a ...
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Stack Exchange adds trailing # to URLs

When going to a Stack Exchange user profile (https://stackexchange.com/users/userID/username), and you click All Sites, it leads to https://stackexchange.com/sites#. I see a trailing # in the URL. So, ...
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Not able to sign into Chat using Firefox 4.0.1

I'm not able to sign into chat using Firefox 4.0.1 on Windows XP. I'm logged in to Super User & Stack Exchange, head over to goto https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/118/root-access, I get the ...
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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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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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Firefox 4 alerts "framing is not allowed"

I upgraded to Firefox 4 this morning and noticed for all pages in Stack Overflow I am getting the following pop up. I read this question, but that did not work. I did not get this with Firefox 3.6 ...
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What do I need to do to be able to log in with Firefox?

I'm ditching Chrome, finally worn out by its persistent memory bloat, and trying to move to Firefox (19.0). I have not imported/transferred anything from my Chrome settings. On trying to log in (...
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Markdown Editing Help icon alignment issue in Firefox [duplicate]

I see an alignment issue with the Markdown Editing Help icon and its relevant help properties in the Firefox browser. Firefox version: 43.0.2 But the same is properly aligned in Chrome and IE 10. ...
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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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Starred messages aren't showing their stars in the transcript if you use their permalink [closed]

In Firefox 29.02a, if a message is starred, and you visit it via its permalink, you won't see its stars in the transcript. This includes the messages in the starred message list on the right hand side ...
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Can Stack Exchange sites send notifications that work with App Tabs in Firefox?

Is it possible to use App Tabs in Firefox 5 to send notifications about new comments/posts to your questions? An App Tab in Firefox is highlighted blue when its website title has changed (e.g. Gmail)....
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Login not displayed

I just switched over from using Chrome to using Firefox. I am able to login to all the other StackExchange sites (including this one), but for some reason when I login on stack overflow, it tells me ...
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Broken layout for flagging for moderation attention textbox [duplicate]

The layout of textbox for the in need of moderator intervention flags is broken, in that its content overflows it's outer <div id="popup-flag-post"> container. My browser is Firefox 31.7.0 (...