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0answers
66 views

Hard to read text in all browsers under Windows 7

I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. The text on all of my internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE) is very hard to read: I have tried a lot of different methods from ClearType, to GPU changes and general ...
1
vote
1answer
235 views

Firefox distorts text

This is Firefox 22 on Windows 8 pro.
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2answers
230 views

How to prevent Firefox from opening up too many tabs

I wanted to view .cpp source code in FireFox so I selected FireFox as the application to open it with and checked "always do this" but when I clicked the link new tabs kept opening up and wouldn't ...
0
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0answers
111 views

Firefox combobox search

There are sometimes comboboxes on web pages (also known as <select> tags) with so many options that it is hard to read them all. A solution would be a plugin or extension to search big ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

How do I disable text shadows in Firefox?

I normally turn of colors and read the web with a gray background. Some sites use text shadows, for example Askubuntu, which results in white borders around letters that make the text hard to read. ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Word by word selection by mouse in Firefox

In Firefox, selection of the text by mouse occurs character by character. In MS Word selection of the text by mouse occurs word by word. This is much more usable. Is there any plugin or setting that ...
12
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6answers
8k views

How can I make Firefox word-wrap text/plain files?

When I view this IRC log in Firefox, long lines do not wrap. But I wish they would! Anyone know how to make Firefox word-wrap text/plain files? this file is served as gzipped plain text; try HEAD ...
2
votes
2answers
205 views

Is there a way to do a spell check on the static elements of a webpage?

for example - I want to do a spellcheck on a portion of text already there on a webpage, not necessarily in a textbox. Is it possible through some add-on (Firefox or Chrome) or script? For example, ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

How to tell Firefox to render various text files directly, rather than asking for external application?

When navigating to various pages that are in a text-based format, such as source code, .tex/.sty files, unix configuration files, &c, Firefox often —I think whenever it can determine the ...
4
votes
4answers
15k views

How do I export the Browsing History in Firefox?

I lost a load of open tabs in Firefox that I want to recover. The details are in the browsing history but it is not the most friendly area of Firefox to wade through. The Export option there actually ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

Search selected text in Firefox

What are the different Firefox extensions that can start a search with the selected text? Firefox has an inbuilt feature to search using the currently selected engine. Select any text Right click ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

Force view text file instead of download in Firefox?

Often times I'll click on a random link to a .sh or .py or .cpp or ... file in Firefox, and all I want is to view the code. I don't have a Firefox handler set up for every text file extension under ...
2
votes
3answers
442 views

Some text coming up white in Firefox on Ubuntu 9.04

I am running Firefox version 3.0.11 on Ubuntu 9.04 on some websites, Stack family included, some text appears white and against a black background makes it invisible. If I highlight the text it comes ...