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No longer opens webpages and links in tabs, but new browser windows instead. I have the check box for tabs selected and have FF 3.6.8 on a MAC?


Tabbed browsing doesn't work. Opens in a new browser instead

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Gryllida 76 solutions 892 answers

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I want to ask for more information. Does File - New Tab open a new tab? Does the issue happen in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode?

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Thanks. It stopped doing it as soon as I posted this question.