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Firefox: Print Flash Content

This is an old problem / FAQ. Since I don’t always print web pages, this is a new discovery. When trying to print a page with flash content, the flash content is blank. This uses the browser’s build in print function called from File > Print…

Firefox: Redirects to ask.com when URL not found

This problem suddenly happened. typed in the wrong URL. The expected behavior is to display an error page. Sometimes it goes to google’s search result page. But several attempts today leads to ask dot com. I don’t like this. In addition, it’s not my preferred search engine. Since when this was changed?

You can lie about your browser

Using Firefox to access a site built for IE only? (shame on them!) just download and add user agent switcher addon to your Firefox and pretend to be IE. Be warned that the website may not function property if it uses non-standard and IE specific functions. In this case it’s best to use IE.

IE in Firefox

As much as I try to avoid IE and try to promote Firefox or any other open source browsers, IE still dominates the browser market. As web developer I still need to ensure the site works and looks right on IE. But it’s a pain having to open (and wait for it to load) and close…

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