OBIEE 11.1.1.7.x Firefox Settings for Admins

Quick Settings for Firefox

Without setting, It doesn’t really affect front end when viewing the dashboards. However, you’ll have some messed up screen when trying to layout the dashboard with columns and sections.

FirefoxMess

 

What we are going to do is to default Firefox to be at a viewable zoom level. Go to a new tab and type “about:config” like below.

AboutConfig

If the warning “This might void your warranty” appears, click “I’ll be careful, I promise”.

Search for “layout.css.devPixelsPerPx” and by default it should be “-1.0”. Modify the value to “1.008403”.

FirefoxZoomOutDefault

If you modify the value to “1.0” this is zoom level 100%. If you set “1.25” then zoom level is 125% etc. So why “1.008403”? It’s simply because I tested it on my PC and it maybe different on yours.

The result will be shown right away and there’s no need to restart Firefox.

FirefoxZoomFixed

 

Fixed!!!

 

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Author: Steve Yeung

Being in the EPM & BI field for more than 8 years, it's about time I contribute to newcomers! As a founder of MondayBI.com I wish to give you all the help I can. Feel free to give any suggestions or questions. Hope you will all enjoy this blog! William Wong Essbase Certified Specialist OBIEE Certified Specialist

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