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Left click opens new tabs. How to make it stop.

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I'm trying to browse Reverb.com, and when I click on an item I want to look at, firefox opens in a new tab. This just started today after updating the Facebook Container add-on, and even after disabling the add on, the problem persists. I completely exited out of firefox and got back on, and Reverb is doing the same thing still. I don't want new tabs to keep opening every time I click on a new item, but to just take me to that page like normal.

I can't find anything in the options for firefox like keybinding or anything, and none of the other settings seem like they would address this issue.

Thanks for any and all help.

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Open the about:config page and set browser.link.open_newwindow to 1. Note that external links will now open in the current window/tab and that can be changed by setting browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external to 3.

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Open the about:config page and set browser.link.open_newwindow to 1. Note that external links will now open in the current window/tab and that can be changed by setting browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external to 3.

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By Glom, you've fixed it. Some how the seetting for browser.link.open_newwindow was set to 3. Changing it to 1 fixed it. I've got no idea what any of that really means, but you solved the issue I was having. Thanks!

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