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Post Posted August 9th, 2019, 4:30 am

I have an extension, Default Zoom, that has quit working. It started a couple of updates ago.
I have tried different zoom extensions and they all act the same way. I get the 150% box in the url bar but the zoom is at 100%.
I have a 28 in monitor and 100% is just not enough. I can manually set the zoom to whatever I want but the next webpage
is back to 100%, even though I have the extension set to 150%.
Office PC:
28 in Monitor
Linux Mint 19.2 os
Firefox 69 beta12
Shop PC:
27 in Monitor
Windows 10
Firefox 69 beta12
This is happening on both Linux and Windows.
Any ideas?
UPDATE:
The problem, I found by accident, was Firefox sync. I had settings ticked in sync and sync was resetting my zoom extension
from an old lap top that my grandchildren use sometimes.
Thanks for the thoughts and suggestions.
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Post Posted August 9th, 2019, 4:34 am

Do you see the same issue if you run the current release version of Firefox?

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Post Posted August 9th, 2019, 12:39 pm

Links to these zoom extensions?

Per-site zoom levels are respected, with one exception: a zoom of 100% is always overridden after you reload a page. (Reason: There's a limitation in the WebExtension API. Other add-ons solve this by storing per-site zoom level entries for every website you visit. This add-on avoids storing those entries by only zooming when the zoom of the current tab is 100%, which is fine because 100% was too small for you anyway!)


So if you had a page at 90% or 110% (any page not at 100%), then Default would not affect those pages on reload.

Looks to work on my end on Nightly.
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