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Opening a link didn't always open a new tab

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I'm using Firefox v79.0.5 on Android 10, and a browser behavior has apparently changed.

Used to be that if I opened a link that was active on a tab, that tab would become current.

Now, when I open a link, it always opens a new tab, so that I have 2 (or more) tabs displaying the same link.

Is there a control/setting I can use to restore the old behavior?

Thanks in advance.

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Still occurs in v80.1.2

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Still occurs in v83.1.0

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Hi John

At present there is no option to change that, but this is something that we may look to include in a future update.

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Still occurs in v84.1.4.

It's not a terribly complicated restoration of function I'm requesting, it's really fairly simple. Not sure what is causing the delay.

Do I need to school myself in Bugzilla to get help?