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How to Open External Links without Exiting Firefox? How to open without Profile Manager Opening?

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When I try to open a link from an external software, in my case mostly discord, that which I click on, I get the profile manager opened, ask for which profile I should open from. If I already have the Firefox window for that profile open, I have to close the whole window and then it opens with all the tabs with a tab for the link I clicked on.

I would like to open tabs like how Chrome does, not asking for profile (yes, I know, I can just make things open on only one profile but I want to choose which one I want it to every single time without manager) and instead opens up from the profile window that I just had on.

I would like to open external links on an existing window and not close to open it.

So, ultimately, make my Firefox open link from the latest profile window I was on, and it does not require to close an existing window to open the link.

When I try to '''open a link from an external software''', in my case mostly discord, that which I click on, I get the '''profile manager opened''', '''ask for which profile''' I should open from. If I '''already have the Firefox window for that profile open''', I '''have to close the whole window''' and then it opens with all the tabs with a tab for the link I clicked on. I would like to''' open tabs like how Chrome does''',''' not asking for profile '''(yes, I know, I can just make things open on only one profile but I want to choose which one I want it to every single time without manager) and instead '''opens up from the profile window that I just had on'''. I would like to '''open external links on an existing window and not close to open it'''. So, ultimately, '''make my Firefox open link from the latest profile window I was on, and it does not require to close an existing window to open the link'''.

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xodiddl1112 said

If I already have the Firefox window for that profile open, I have to close the whole window and then it opens with all the tabs with a tab for the link I clicked on.

It should open the link in the chosen profile without having to close it first, make sure you aren't using the -no-remote or -new-instance command line arguments.

External links will open in the default profile or display the profile chooser, it is not possible to automatically open in the most recently used profile.

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zeroknight said

It should open the link in the chosen profile without having to close it first, make sure you aren't using the -no-remote or -new-instance command line arguments.

What do you mean by this..?

I don't know much about coding and config change, or anywhere that i can see where that is from

Modified by xodiddl1112

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Uninstall Firefox, delete any existing shortcut icon on the desktop or in the taskbar, then reinstall Firefox.

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You can check the target line in the Firefox desktop shortcut (right-click: Properties) to make sure nothing is appended after the path to the Firefox program.

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