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why, when opening multiple tabs at once, from bookmarks, firefox duplicates some and omits others

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Looking for a house on Reaitor.com and open multiple saved bookmarks, (by click shift/click - 9 at a time) into multiple tabs and some bookmarks are duplicated and others are omitted. Just tested these and problem is there.

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/5679-Park-Elwood-Rd_Richmond_IN_47374_M35565-52365?view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1000-N-Plum-St_Union-City_IN_47390_M37475-48544?ex=IN612213765&view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2420-E-County-Road-700-N_Muncie_IN_47303_M33705-35485#photo0 https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/905-N-Bittersweet-Ln_Muncie_IN_47304_M32421-79046 https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/911-Mendleson-Dr_Richmond_IN_47374_M35621-04991?view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/7012-S-Hibiscus-Dr_Muncie_IN_47302_M46034-30554?view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1104-E-Royerton-Rd_Muncie_IN_47303_M34215-15294?view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/311-N-Cook-Rd_Muncie_IN_47303_M43193-52275?ex=IN612145905&view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/300-N-Ellis-Rd_Muncie_IN_47303_M43045-94962?ex=IN612100341&view=qv https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/5701-E-Jackson-St_Muncie_IN_47303_M44034-24241?view=qv

I have 5 instances of the 1st bookmark, 3 instances of the 7th, and one of the 2nd bookmark. unsure if Mozilla problem or realtor problem, think Mozilla's problem as bookmarks look good and when opened one at a time, they open correctly. Tried to upload screenshot (758kb), but the wheel just keeps spinning. So that don't work either.

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UPDATE: Doing some testing and it doesn't do it all the time. Tested bookmarks from Zillow, and all opened correctly. Seems to only be a problem with realtor bookmarks. Using "open all in tabs"

Modified by bth73

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Hi, since they are all for separate people none are duplicates so nothing to do that way. or are they duplicates in the Bookmarks  ? I would guess a glitch. You need to decide if you want to fix it or not.

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No duplicates in bookmarks. When opened separately in new tab works normal. When grouping many together, like the list I posted, and clicking on "open all in tabs", I'll get 5 tabs with the same house, and 3 tabs with another house, and 1more house. Like it's opening the correct number of tabs, but filling them in wrong. Not sure if it's a set pattern or random.

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Note that you can select multiple bookmarks using Shift and/or Ctrl in the usual way and use the right-click context menu (Open All in Tabs).


Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Appearance
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window