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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Really annoying WYSIWYG editor interaction with Vimperator

I use Vimperator, a Firefox plugin which adds vi key bindings to my browser. I have problems with the WYSIWYG editor for the Trilogy sites. When I use ^I in the textbox in gVim I get *emphasized text*....
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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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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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Infinite loop of 'Stay on page?' popups while typing a Stack Overflow question

In Firefox on Mac OS, the 2-finger-swipe gesture is a shortcut for forward and back. This is often handy, but sometimes I use the gesture by accident. When I accidentally do a "go back" swipe while ...
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Stack Overflow crashes Firefox

This has happened to me about a dozen times now: every once in a blue moon I'll load the Stack Overflow homepage, and Firefox will crash. It's happened enough times, that I'm pretty sure that it has ...
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Support for Firefox 17's Social API?

Firefox 17 brings a new Social API, which allows sites to do things like send notifications to users, even when they're not currently browsing the site: Much like the OpenSearch standard, Mozilla’s ...
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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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Close link doesn't work for me

I recently crossed over 3k rep on SO so "close" (or "reopen") links have now started appearing for me. However when I click on a close link I get a brief "twirly" progress animation in place, followed ...
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Site elements display weirdly in Firefox nightly build [closed]

I am using a Firefox nightly build and I am not able see all questions correctly. Some rows are displaying in yellow and some are in white. When I try to answer, the editor is not displaying correctly;...
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Global inbox disappears on right-click in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: StackExchange popup closes when using middle click If you right-click anywhere on the global inbox, it disappears. Seems to happen only on Firefox (could not reproduce in ...
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Having a problem visiting Stack Overflow over proxy in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My corporate proxy doesn't support web sockets, which makes Stack Exchange a pain to use Every time I go to Stack Overflow with Firefox at my work (which has a proxy). I ...
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Misaligned monospace columns in Firefox

Browsing SO, I often find that my Firefox 15.0.1 on Gentoo Linux will fail to render monospace text exactly as monospace. As I haven't seen letters move when syntax highlighting kicks in, I assume ...
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Mobile SO site doesn't show comment edit link in Firefox

The stock Android browser shows an edit link for comments. The Firefox version doesn't. (Somewhat related, the edit box in the Android browser is reallllly tiny.)
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Stackoverflow Login is not working on FF 15

When I click Login from OPENID on FireFox 15. It shows me that you are logged in. Refresh the Browser. When I do this. I am still not Logged-in. Any one has this same issue? I am asking this question ...
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Login to Stack Overflow impossible on Firefox

I wanted to login to stackoverflow.com with my newly created Stack Exchange account. Unfortunately, it's not possible with Firefox on Mac OSX, because the four buttons on the login page below "Do ...
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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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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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High CPU usage when StackOverflow is left open for a long time

Several times, I've noticed when I look at my computer in the morning, when it's been left on overnight, Firefox has high CPU usage (25% on this 4-core machine). The first few times, I just restarted ...
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Left panel on Area 51 went ballistic

Something may have happened to Area 51 within the last 24 hours (it was fine when I checked yesterday). With no known change to my setup (for example, it is still Firefox 11.0) I now get: Is this a ...
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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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"Declining because... other..." field is broken in Iceweasel/Firefox

To reproduce: Hit the Decline button on a flag Select Other... as the reason Click inside the text field Focus will be immediately moved to the Other... radio button, making it impossible to type in ...
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Cannot log in using Google OpenID on Stack Overflow [closed]

I cannot log in to stackoverflow.com using the Google OpenID service on Firefox 12, Mac OS Lion. I can log in on Chrome. I can log in to Meta. The steps I'm doing to log in: Click "log in" Select ...
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Mobile's user profile page is partially blanked on Android's Firefox

On Firefox for Android (Fennec), version 12, 13 and 14, the user info on profile page is blanked: Where is the gentle and smiley Jon's face? I asked Firefox Q&A thinking about a bug in Fennec, ...
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full.js?v=11c3e91b2382 is buggy on Firefox (or firefox with bug) [closed]

I've been having troubles with www.stackoverflow.com last 2 days. My firefox 12 doesn't want completely download this js and can't execute correctly js. Firefox downloads only 56 393 bytes instead of ...
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StackExchange activity in Firefox app tab [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the X questions with new activity feature have to change the page title? I have Stack Overflow currently pinned as an app tab in Firefox 10. The app tab has a nice ...
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Apparent bug in SO's javascript for the question box

I need to wait a lot in writing messages to SO because my keyboard's Key Repeat Rate gets very slow in Firefox. I have the following settings in OS X I have noticed that some process is continuously ...
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Formatting bug with strikeout

I tried strike out several paragraphs of text by using a single pair of <s> </s> tags wrapping all of the text; but only the first and last paragraphs were struck out.     ...
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jQuery UI effects deactivated if too many ignored tags

Original question, shortened for clarity It's been a few days that jQuery is inactive on the Stack Overflow pages I load. First I thought it was because my network was blocking some servers hosting ...
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How do I enable spell checking for SO in IE8? [closed]

When I access SO from home in Firefox (under Ubuntu), it underlines in red my spelling misteaks (and there are many). But when I use IE8 (under XP) on a different machine, I do not get that ...
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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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Mobile site being incorrectly served to non-mobile browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: sstatic.net “Malware” warning This happened a couple of days ago. I couldn't find a way to switch back to normal site. The question Mobile theme being incorrectly ...
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Cannot search on Stack Overflow on Firefox 6 [closed]

I'm running Firefox 6.0.2 on Linux. If I search for 'c++ define for building on windows', the results do not show up. I get the search box, and the widgets for showing how many pages of results are ...
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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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Arrow next to username shows as empty block, not as arrow in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Arrow next to username shows as empty block, not as arrow in IE8 and Firefox Similar to Arrow next to username shows as empty block, not as arrow in IE8 and Firefox. I see the ...
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Careers and newsletter ads over each other

In my Firefox 5.0 on Windows 7, ads for careers and the newsletter are sometimes shown one over the other, which looks really bad. Refreshing the page often helps, but the problem sometimes shows ...
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Why is a giant caret appearing on the display/edit and buttons?

Whenever I edit an answer (not a question, it seems), I see a giant cursor on the side that only disappears when I force the cursor somewhere else. It's difficult to show because it blinks. It also ...
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Copy-and-paste in Firefox 5.0 on OS X

This may be an issue with my browser and operating system rather than an issue with Stack Overflow, but for some reason I can't use Command-C or Command-V for copy-and-paste operations when I compose ...
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Cannot login with Firefox 4.0.1: Page Not Found

I observe the same behaviour with Firefox 4.0.1 as described in Cannot login with Opera: Page Not Found. I use the same procedure and observe the same outcome. It neither works with Firefox started in ...
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Stack Overflow is not shown correctly

Recently, I have experienced a rather strange problem with Stack Overflow. I am using Mozilla FireFox as my browser. It seems that the problem is with the stylesheet not functioning, so all the ...
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Unable to login to stackexchange sites using OpenID

I've cleared my cache and history in Firefox and still cannot login to Stack Exchange sites (Super User, Stack Overflow, etc). The error is the following: Unable to log in with your OpenID ...
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404 error submitting questions

I have been having issues with asking questions on SE lately. Started about 2 weeks ago. I'm not sure if upgrading to FF 4 did it or if the site was updated. Anyways, just about every time I ask a ...
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I cannot switch between subtabs

I cannot switch between certain subtabs. Update The problem is more general. Below are where the tabs do not switch in Stackoverflow. stats: switching between recent, views, newest, and votes stats:...
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(FF) can't login to skeptics.stackechange chat, but to the normal stackechange

Browser Firefox 3.6.13 Login in Skeptics-chat fails, but not to Stackechange-chat. The diagnostic page at … https://chat.stackexchange.com/help … reveals something about my referrer: IFRAMEs – ok ...
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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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"Ask Question" interstitial notification doesn't show a "proceed" link on Firefox 3.6.13

When I tried to post a question this morning on Stack Overflow using Firefox 3.6 on Mac OS X 10.6, I could not proceed to the actual form because the link never showed up. The only reason I can tell ...
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Firefox crashes when I try to add comment!

I am experiencing a very strange problems. Whenever I try to add comment to an answer Firefox crashes and Crash reporter shows up. It does not happen always but at certain question/answers whenever I ...
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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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Area 51 Rendering Bug?

I'm using Firefox 3.6.3 for Ubuntu 10.04 and sometimes some of the on-topic/off-topic votes look weird: alt text http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/4405/screenshotvt.png It only happens sometimes, if ...
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OpenID logon didn't work when using Firefox

I installed Firefox V3.6.3 on WinXP. When I try to logon to StackOverFlow with my OpenID, I can't logon. I can logon via IE successfully. Is there any special configuration which need to be enabled ...
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Firefox Google search to use only stackoverflow.com

There are Firefox plugins out there that do search on stackoverflow using stackoverflow.com search engine. What I would be interested in is searching from Firefox search box using Google for only ...