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Why now when I dowload images or files the preview tap always shows up how I can revert it to not open up

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Hi my issue is with the last update, now when I download images the preview tap of the images I download open up automatically and show me the download file, but this wasn't how it work before, I download images and only if I wanted to see the tap I clicked on that, but now it shows no matter if I wanted or not, don't see like a major issue until you have a lot of download images because the tap increase size every time I download anything, and force me to clic on anything in the window to hide it, but is ANNOYING to keep doing this specially when I already have like 5 images or files or more download, I have to clean up so the preview tap not be that noticeable, and this never had happen before the newest update....how can I make it to the preview tap doesn't show or at least automatically disappear as it used to do before. if this is a bug, please fix it, is really annoying now to download content.

Hi my issue is with the last update, now when I download images the preview tap of the images I download open up automatically and show me the download file, but this wasn't how it work before, I download images and only if I wanted to see the tap I clicked on that, but now it shows no matter if I wanted or not, don't see like a major issue until you have a lot of download images because the tap increase size every time I download anything, and force me to clic on anything in the window to hide it, but is ANNOYING to keep doing this specially when I already have like 5 images or files or more download, I have to clean up so the preview tap not be that noticeable, and this never had happen before the newest update....how can I make it to the preview tap doesn't show or at least automatically disappear as it used to do before. if this is a bug, please fix it, is really annoying now to download content.
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P.S. The Firefox developers are working to fix this by adding a new Firefox setting in the user interface (UI) so that you can stop the downloads panel from automatically opening. In the meantime you can set the preference browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel to false in the Configuration Editor for Firefox (about:config page). To change your Firefox configuration, please do the following:

  1. In the address bar, type about:config and press the Enter key.
    • The about:config warning page may appear. Click Accept the Risk and Continue to continue to the about:config page.
  2. Search for browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel
  3. Double-click on it, to change the setting to false

WARNING from the moderator team: Changing Firefox pref from the about:config page can sometimes break Firefox or cause strange behavior. You should only do this if you know what you're doing. Please read Firefox advanced customization and configuration options to learn more.

Modified by AliceWyman