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Overriding Chrome Browser Overrides heads-up display

Chrome Browser: When I'm in dev mode and have overrides enabled (for example: "iPhone - iOS 6 / 640x980 / Emulate touch events / CSS media: screen"), Chrome throws a black box over the upper left corner of the web page with status in red text (for example: "Overrides: User-Agent / Device Metrics / Touch / Media") It is omnipresent and unnecessary. How do I turn that black box off? [more inside]
posted by ardgedee on Jan 8, 2014 - 2 answers

 

What's happening with this degree symbol?

I'm looking at this web page using Windows 7 and the degree symbol (in the phrase "are referenced to 60 ..." for example) won't render correctly. [more inside]
posted by exogenous on Jul 15, 2013 - 3 answers

Replacement for Echofon for Firefox

Seeking replacement for Echofon for Firefox. This little Twitter client sat unobtrusively as a button in your browser and would pop up a handy, no-frills pane to check recent tweets. Unfortunately, it no longer works. I'd love something similarly lightweight that integrates with your browser (I use Firefox for Mac), though if a browser-integrated client is impossible to find, I'd welcome any suggestions for good, simple Mac-compatible Twitter clients. Thank you! [more inside]
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell on Jun 12, 2013 - 4 answers

user-scalable=wrong

On Android, is there a way in any of the available browsers to turn off honoring <meta name = "viewport" content = "initial-scale = x.x, user-scalable = no">? I'm sick of designers that don't want me to zoom in on their preciously designed mobile site.
posted by benzenedream on Mar 13, 2013 - 4 answers

How to ensure US browsers can see a Scandinavian char in a blog post?

A friend of mine is a blogger in the US. We're thinking about a blog post in which he would use the Scandinavian letter Ä a few times ( & a u m l ; ). My concern is whether his primarily American readers will see the letter on their screen, or something entirely different. [more inside]
posted by Unhyper on Feb 4, 2013 - 8 answers

Firefox is possessed!

Firefox keeps going back to previous page, but I'm not hitting the back button! [more inside]
posted by PeppahCat on Oct 17, 2012 - 10 answers

Help me find this comic about internet browsers.

ComicFilter: Help me find this comic comparing internet browsers. [more inside]
posted by pluot on Sep 5, 2012 - 1 answer

Chrome window switching?

Need shortcut to switch Chrome windows [more inside]
posted by Joleta on Jul 7, 2012 - 6 answers

Google and Firefox not playing well together?

Google and Firefox not playing well together? [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Jun 20, 2012 - 7 answers

PDF = Portable Document FAIL

Please help me thwart the evil Adobe empire so that I can read the Valve Handbook for New Employees (and other .pdf files) on my Macbook again! Recently, Adobe Reader told me an updated version was available. Obviously delusional, I went ahead and updated my perfectly-working 9.4 to the new version 10, and now I can no longer view pdf documents in Chrome (18.0.1025.163), my browser of choice. What now? [more inside]
posted by misha on Apr 23, 2012 - 16 answers

Do Latino immigrants to the U.S. use browsers configured to request Spanish?

Can I trust a web browser's language preference setting to determine whether to provide Spanish-language content to Latino immigrants to the U.S.? (NB: This isn't a technical question, it's a social question.) [more inside]
posted by waldo on Mar 31, 2012 - 10 answers

Why won't you remember me, firefox?!

Why doesn't my browser remember me on one partciular site when accessed from my desktop when it does on my laptop? [more inside]
posted by xchmp on Feb 13, 2012 - 7 answers

Why does one version of firefox allow me to facebook, and the other does not?

Why would one browser version circumvent my company's internet blocking software, while an updated version does not? [more inside]
posted by trogdole on Dec 11, 2011 - 9 answers

Hanged by the neck until dead, in Firefox

Firefox hangs. All the time. I tried to fix it. But I can't. [more inside]
posted by pH Indicating Socks on Nov 6, 2011 - 24 answers

Android password manager app with online browser access?

Does anyone know of an Android password manager app with online browser access? [more inside]
posted by ccalgreen on Oct 4, 2011 - 13 answers

Web developer seeks HTML/CSS best practices.

What should a web developer read to understand the HTML/CSS usage and best practices that are common on the web today? [more inside]
posted by pbh on Aug 4, 2011 - 5 answers

Do you have a bookmark bar starter pack?

Is there anywhere online that provides a generic bookmarks file? [more inside]
posted by Michael Pemulis on Aug 1, 2011 - 6 answers

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Why, oh why, does Chrome do thisÉ [more inside]
posted by jacquilynne on May 27, 2011 - 15 answers

PDF printing in Firefox

Mac OSX 10.5.8 form PDF printing: Can anyone tell me why it might be that sites which generate a unique PDF for download will malfunction with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome? A typical example is Purolator.ca: clicking on the javascript link to print a waybill returns a cgi file but no pdf. [more inside]
posted by HLD on Apr 7, 2011 - 7 answers

Recipe for super-duper website cookies?

Some websites I use log me in automatically (Facebook) with full access to the site. Some automatically log me on, but require PW confirmation if I want to do something that may potentially compromise my security (LinkedIn, Amazon). Some websites demand a login each time I access the page (banking/trading sites; some of which save my login ID, none of which save my PW).I know precious little about this stuff. Cookies, is it? [more inside]
posted by holterbarbour on Mar 30, 2011 - 5 answers

How do I get my browser to work?

On certain web sites, when I click on the next button or the page 2 to go to the next page, nothing happens. I cannot get to the second page of a news story. I want to fix this. [more inside]
posted by JohnnyGunn on Mar 23, 2011 - 5 answers

Content farm blocking?

Firefox version of Chrome's Personal Blocklist extension. [more inside]
posted by fifilaru on Feb 28, 2011 - 2 answers

bookmarklet for a random link in a new tab

In Firefox, how can I get my bookmarklet to open a link in a new tab? [more inside]
posted by maqsarian on Feb 27, 2011 - 6 answers

iThing lovers, please refresh me by getting my iPad to stop refreshing!

iPad idiot question of the day: I won a wifi-only iPad a few weeks back and it's my first apple product since my dad bought me a IIGS. My questions is about the browser constantly refreshing pages and how to stop this from happening. [more inside]
posted by atomicstone on Jan 4, 2011 - 11 answers

Firefox homepage/keyword hijacked. How do I rescue?

My firefox homepage and keyword.URL have been hijacked by "eSnips". It's incredibly persistent and resists all attempts to change. How do I kick its ass? [more inside]
posted by Senza Volto on Nov 11, 2010 - 11 answers

How do I stop a page from attempting to load as my home page.

Every time I load IE7 a page that I visited once months ago starts to load before my home page itself loads. How do I get it to go away? [more inside]
posted by winna on Sep 22, 2010 - 8 answers

I don't even know what language this is in.

Why did my favorite forum just transform into what appears to be some sort of foreign-language YouTube? [more inside]
posted by Anyamatopoeia on Aug 27, 2010 - 4 answers

Where can I find out about browser-related issues when writing CSS/HTML/JavaScript?

Where can I learn about how to deal with browser-related problems when writing CSS, HTML and JavaScript for a web site? [more inside]
posted by tallmiddleagedgeek on Aug 17, 2010 - 10 answers

Do you like a movie theatre?

I had a weird experience just now on MetaTalk. Is it a virus or an extension I've forgotten about. [more inside]
posted by doublehappy on Jul 20, 2010 - 2 answers

You are in a mazy of twisty little browsers, all alike.

How can I get my browser to open URLs matching a certain pattern in another, different browser program? [more inside]
posted by ymendel on Mar 15, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me help my browser to go back to completing missing URL endings even though my ISP is jerky

My ISP's new "feature" of rerouting incomplete URLs to their own custom (awful) search page is hijacking my normal browser behavior of completing URLs with .com. Anything I can do to reassert normalcy? [more inside]
posted by Your Time Machine Sucks on Jun 5, 2009 - 14 answers

Forget-Me-Not

Firefox Forget-Me-Not: My browser no longer seems to remember me. [more inside]
posted by geekyguy on Apr 24, 2009 - 7 answers

How do I find a flash gallery for my website that pulls from my Flickr account?

Is there a fully customizable flash image gallery for my website that will pull photos from my Flickr sets? [more inside]
posted by jnnla on Apr 15, 2009 - 5 answers

How to add Google search engine back to Firefox?

I deleted the Google search engine from my Firefox search engine bar. How do I add it back? [more inside]
posted by rintako on Mar 21, 2009 - 7 answers

Permission problem? Security Setting? Help please.

I'm having trouble when running cvs update with PHP's exec() command after our company migrated from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. [more inside]
posted by trueluk on Jan 26, 2009 - 3 answers

Why do so many people say FoxFire instead of Firefox?

Is there some linguistic or cultural explanation for mistakenly calling Firefox FoxFire? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jan 7, 2009 - 31 answers

Why doesn't Hotmail work in Google's Chrome Browser?

Can someone give me a straight answer as to why Windows Live Hotmail doesn't work properly in Google's Chrome browser? [more inside]
posted by DZ-015 on Dec 3, 2008 - 8 answers

There's only so much clicking I want to do in order to see 100+ pictures.

I've been browsing through a website whose pages are set up to be viewed as indexes/directories with no HTML. Many of the files listed are image files, and I'd like to be able to see them without having to click on each one individually. Is there some kind of add-on or plugin that will automatically show thumbnails of all the images on the page or am I stuck clicking on each one?
posted by elfgirl on Nov 23, 2008 - 6 answers

Clicked something random, now I can't view a site in FF3?

Help! I clicked something without realizing, now I can't view one of my favorite websites. What did I do? [more inside]
posted by SputnikSweetheart on Nov 21, 2008 - 3 answers

Javascript will not execute on one page on one machine

I am seriously stuck on a problem and I'm hoping to get some new leads on how to attack it. There is one website that one user cannot execute Javascript on no matter what browser he uses. What could be causing this? [more inside]
posted by cimbrog on Oct 6, 2008 - 9 answers

float, padding, margins, wrappers, %0px1.2em!11!! oh my!

I'm going crazy trying to adjust my blog template. It seems that when I change the browser window size, the body, sidebar, and header all move independently. If I make the window wider, the right edges of the sidebar and header do not align. If I make the window less wide, the whole sidebar crunches into body text (fine) and eventually gets kicked off the side by the body (not fine). Ideally, I'd like them all to line up, move/scale together side-to-side, and not get kicked around. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Sep 17, 2008 - 4 answers

XP Filter: I set up a non admin account for safer computing -- Am I safe enough now?

I've read so much here lately 1 2 3 about not browsing as an admin, decided to check it out and yepper, I surely was using an admin account. I've set up a non admin account, made a few other changes (described inside), hoping to find out from The Hive Mind if I am now safe enough to breathe easy(er). [more inside]
posted by dancestoblue on Jul 21, 2008 - 14 answers

I can has gud spelling?

Why is Firefox refusing to spellcheck? [more inside]
posted by Phire on Mar 11, 2008 - 4 answers

Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinking badges!

How do I get my browser to ignore a certain site? [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Jun 26, 2006 - 15 answers

Open Bookmark in Bookmark Screen in Safari?

What keystroke do I use to open the selected bookmark in Safari's Bookmarks screen? [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Feb 17, 2006 - 8 answers

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