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Open bookmarks in same tab...

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Is there any setting that I can change to force Firefox to open bookmarks in the same tab that I have open when clicking on a bookmark? I hope this makes sense. In other words, right now I'm on the Mozilla support page writing this. If I click on a bookmark in the bookmarks bar, it always opens a new tab. I want to force it to stay on this tab and go to the bookmark. Thanks.

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Hi, assuming you aren't using any extensions that might change how bookmarks open; type about:config into the address bar, press Enter, accept any warning, then copy and paste the following into the search box: browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs now on the result, click the toggle button at the far right to change it from True to False.

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Hi, assuming you aren't using any extensions that might change how bookmarks open; type about:config into the address bar, press Enter, accept any warning, then copy and paste the following into the search box: browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs now on the result, click the toggle button at the far right to change it from True to False.

If your question is resolved by this or another answer, please help other users by marking the best reply as Solved. Thank you!

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Thanks, Scribe. That worked. I wonder why they didn't make a setting with a toggle for this. Oh well, thanks again.