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"Open links in new tabs and containers" - Win/Mac/Linux steps ... and "How to add, remove or edit Containers"

  1. Hello, just a doubt about this steps:

    Open links in new tabs and containers

    You can open links in a new and/or different container. {for win}Right-click on any link, select {menu Open link in New Container Tab}, and then select the desired container tab.{/for}{for mac, linux}Hold the {for linux}{key control} key{/for}{for mac}{key Command} key{/for} while clicking a link to open it in a new tab. The new tab will open within the same container as the previous tab. This includes both the default container and in any of the predefined containers.{/for}

    Why are the steps different for Windows and for Linux/Mac?

    On my Mac I can right-click on a link and select "Open link in New Container Tab" as explained for Windows (The image in that section was captured using Firefox on Mac...).

    Can someone clarify?

    Thanks in advance
    Michele

    Hello, just a doubt about this steps: <blockquote> =Open links in new tabs and containers= You can open links in a new and/or different container. {for win}Right-click on any link, select {menu Open link in New Container Tab}, and then select the desired container tab.{/for}{for mac, linux}Hold the {for linux}{key control} key{/for}{for mac}{key Command} key{/for} while clicking a link to open it in a new tab. The new tab will open within the same container as the previous tab. This includes both the default container and in any of the predefined containers.{/for}</blockquote> Why are the steps different for Windows and for Linux/Mac? On my Mac I can right-click on a link and select "Open link in New Container Tab" as explained for Windows (The image in that section was captured using Firefox on Mac...). Can someone clarify? Thanks in advance<br>Michele

    Modified by Michele Rodaro on

  2. Hi,

    That part of the article was originally written by Joni: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers/revision/128759

    Hopefully Joni or someone else has an answer.

    Hi, That part of the article was originally written by Joni: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers/revision/128759 Hopefully Joni or someone else has an answer.
  3. P.S. I posted a comment in the still-open bug* asking about this, with a link to this discussion.

    [*]Bug 1425124 - Update Containers SUMO page to account for changes to platform and addon

    P.S. I posted a [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1425124#c4 comment] in the still-open bug* asking about this, with a link to this discussion. [*][https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1425124 Bug 1425124] - Update Containers SUMO page to account for changes to platform and addon
  4. Thank you so much, Alice :-)

    Now I'm following the bug and I hope that someone could clarify.

    P.S.
    I don't know why I didn't receive the email notifications for your replies in this discussion...

    Thank you so much, Alice :-) Now I'm following the bug and I hope that someone could clarify. P.S.<br>I don't know why I didn't receive the email notifications for your replies in this discussion...
  5. Mork calling Orson... Any news?

    The sound of silence here and in the bug

    I would like to finish my localization and approve it ;-)

    P.S. Why the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section has been removed?
    I think that it could be useful for users to realize that it is possible to make several edits from the menu of the extension and from "about:preferences#containers". (After installing the extension in the General panel > Tabs section, you get a button to disable the extension and a "Settings..." button to edit your containers.)

    Mork calling Orson... Any news? The sound of silence here and in the bug I would like to finish my localization and approve it ;-) P.S. Why the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section has been removed? <br>I think that it could be useful for users to realize that it is possible to make several edits from the menu of the extension and from "about:preferences#containers". (After installing the extension in the General panel > Tabs section, you get a button to disable the extension and a "Settings..." button to edit your containers.)
  6. Thanks for looping me in. I don't get notifications for discussions either.

    I've commented in the bug that I can't remember why the steps are different. I think they were different in 2016.

    As for removing the "How to add, edit.." section, I'm guessing it was removed because it originally required a change in about:config in order to work. It looks like this setting is already set to "true" in newer versions of Firefox though, but I'll let Alice clarify.

    Thanks for looping me in. I don't get notifications for discussions either. I've commented in the bug that I can't remember why the steps are different. I think they were different in 2016. As for removing the "How to add, edit.." section, I'm guessing it was removed because it originally required a change in about:config in order to work. It looks like this setting is already set to "true" in newer versions of Firefox though, but I'll let Alice clarify.
  7. Michele, Is this what you want added back to the article? It was from the revision by Mkll dated Feb 17, 2018.


    How to add, remove or edit Containers

    Menu: There is a new Container Menu button that is accessible in the toolbar with many container options. You can open a tab in a given container by clicking on the name of the container you want to open. You can create, delete, and edit containers. You can change the color or icon associated with a container or change the container name.

    containers_menu3 Containers_menu2 containers_menu1

    Note that Containers is disabled in Private Browsing and when Never Remember History is selected in your privacy preferences.


    When I edited and reorganized the article in my Feb 19, 2018 revision I left out that section and moved some of the content to the next "How to use Multi Account Containers" section. I left out the image that shows how to choose a color or icon for a container. It can be added back along with other information you think it's needed.

    Michele, Is this what you want added back to the article? It was from the [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers/revision/157063 revision by Mkll dated Feb 17, 2018]. ----- =How to add, remove or edit Containers= '''Menu:''' There is a new Container Menu button that is accessible in the toolbar with many container options. You can open a tab in a given container by clicking on the name of the container you want to open. You can create, delete, and edit containers. You can change the color or icon associated with a container or change the container name. ;[[Image:containers_menu3]] [[Image:Containers_menu2]][[Image:containers_menu1]] Note that Containers is disabled in [[Private Browsing - Use Firefox without saving history | Private Browsing]] and when ''Never Remember History'' is selected in your privacy preferences. ----- When I edited and reorganized the article in my Feb 19, 2018 revision I left out that section and moved some of the content to the next "How to use Multi Account Containers" section. I left out the image that shows how to choose a color or icon for a container. It can be added back along with other information you think it's needed.

    Modified by AliceWyman on

  8. I made a new revision to add a "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section that's pending review.

    I made a new revision to add a "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section that's pending review.
  9. Thank you so much Joni and Alice :-)

    Yes, Alice. The "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section is what I want added back to the article, and your pending revision looks fine to me, but you must edit it because of this:
    When you clock the You can change the color or icon associated with a container or change the container name.
    I made the edit: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers/revision/157409 (I hope you agree, otherwise feel free to edit as you like.)

    If you agree, it could be also useful to add a reference to the "about:preferences#containers" tab, because, as I wrote in my previous message, after installing the extension, in the General panel > Tabs section, you get a button to disable the extension and a "Settings..." button to edit your containers. (The "Settings..." button and the "Manage containers" entry in the File menu, open the "about:preferences#containers" tab.).

    Furthermore, in the menu File (after installing the extension) you get the new entry "New Container Tab" with the options for the container you want to select (Personal, Work, Banking, Shopping as default) and the option "Manage containers" that opens the "about:preferences#containers" tab of the Preferences/Options of Firefox.

    When you click the Containers button on the toolbar, the menu interface has not been localized. I'm trying to understand if localizers could translate the Multi-Account Containers add-on interface. The Italian images of the Containers menu are the same as the en-US images you added in the en-US article (not localized)

    Instead, as usual, the entries about Containers in the context menu (right-click on a link), in the menu File and in the "about:preferences#containers" tab have been localized because they are part of the Firefox interface.

    Right-click: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/30616 File menu: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/30617
    Sorry to bother you with this "monolith"...

    Thank you so much Joni and Alice :-) Yes, Alice. The "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section is what I want added back to the article, and your pending revision looks fine to me, but you must edit it because of this:<blockquote> When you clock the You can change the color or icon associated with a container or change the container name.</blockquote> I made the edit: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers/revision/157409 (I hope you agree, otherwise feel free to edit as you like.) If you agree, it could be also useful to add a reference to the "about:preferences#containers" tab, because, as I wrote in my previous message, after installing the extension, in the General panel > Tabs section, you get a button to disable the extension and a "Settings..." button to edit your containers. (The "Settings..." button and the "Manage containers" entry in the File menu, open the "about:preferences#containers" tab.). Furthermore, in the menu File (after installing the extension) you get the new entry "New Container Tab" with the options for the container you want to select (Personal, Work, Banking, Shopping as default) and the option "Manage containers" that opens the "about:preferences#containers" tab of the Preferences/Options of Firefox. When you click the Containers button on the toolbar, the menu interface has not been localized. I'm trying to understand if localizers could translate the Multi-Account Containers add-on interface. The Italian images of the Containers menu are the same as the en-US images you added in the en-US article (not localized) Instead, as usual, the entries about Containers in the context menu (right-click on a link), in the menu File and in the "about:preferences#containers" tab have been localized because they are part of the Firefox interface. Right-click: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/30616 File menu: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/gallery/image/30617<br> Sorry to bother you with this "monolith"...

    Modified by Michele Rodaro on

  10. Michele, I made a new edit to add this to the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section, based on your last revision:


    You can also add, remove or edit containers from the about:preferences#containers settings panel for Container Tabs:

    Fx58ContainerTabSettings

    You can open the Containers Tabs settings panel as follows:

    1. [[T:optionspreferences]]
    2. In the {menu General} panel, click the {button Settings…} button under Tabs.

    I was also thinking to include this screenshot and mention the Disable Extensions button but I didn't want to overload the section (I'll leave it upto you or Joni): Image:Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs

    Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs
    Michele, I made a new edit to add this to the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section, based on your last revision: ----- You can also add, remove or edit containers from the '''about:preferences#containers''' settings panel for Container Tabs: ;[[Image:Fx58ContainerTabSettings]] You can open the Containers Tabs settings panel as follows: #[[T:optionspreferences]] #In the {menu General} panel, click the {button Settings…} button under '''Tabs'''. ---- I was also thinking to include this screenshot and mention the Disable Extensions button but I didn't want to overload the section (I'll leave it upto you or Joni): Image:Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs ;[[Image:Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs]]
  11. Thanks, Alice :-)

    AliceWyman said

    I was also thinking to include this screenshot and mention the Disable Extensions button but I didn't want to overload the section (I'll leave it upto you or Joni): Image:Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs

    I agree with you about not to overload the section. Perhaps, we can just change the second step in this way:

    1. [[T:optionspreferences]]
    2. In the {menu General} panel, go to the Tabs section and click the {button Settings…} button next to Enable Containers Tabs.

    Without adding a new image and mentioning the Disable Extensions button.
    If you agree, I can edit the step and you can approve all the edits as "Ready for localization"

    Let me know ;-)

    Thanks, Alice :-) ''AliceWyman [[#post-16282|said]]'' <blockquote> I was also thinking to include this screenshot and mention the Disable Extensions button but I didn't want to overload the section (I'll leave it upto you or Joni): Image:Fx58GeneralPanel-ContainerTabs </blockquote> I agree with you about not to overload the section. Perhaps, we can just change the second step in this way:<br> #[[T:optionspreferences]] #In the {menu General} panel, go to the '''Tabs''' section and click the {button Settings…} button next to '''Enable Containers Tabs'''. Without adding a new image and mentioning the Disable Extensions button.<br>If you agree, I can edit the step and you can approve all the edits as "Ready for localization" Let me know ;-)
  12. I made some more edits to the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section and approved it RFL but then I was wondering if I should have waited. Did you want to make some other edits? If so, go ahead.

    I made some more edits to the "How to add, remove or edit Containers" section and approved it RFL but then I was wondering if I should have waited. Did you want to make some other edits? If so, go ahead.
  13. Thanks, Alice
    Your revision is fine to me. I think that we don't need other edits ;-)

    Thanks, Alice<br> Your revision is fine to me. I think that we don't need other edits ;-)