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FF 3.5.17 for Mac doesn't issue warning when Command+Q is pressed while downloading is in progress?

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I'm using FF 3.5.17 with Mac OS X 10.5.

I think that FF used to issue a warning when Command+Q is pressed while a file download is in progress. Is that true?

I just unintentionally aborted a download by pressing Command+Q. What I wanted to do was simply close the browsing windows, and let the download continue.

Did or does FF have the feature where it issues a warning when Command+Q is pressed while a file download is in progress?

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You can set the pref browser.download.manager.quitBehavior to 2 on the about:config page.

That will make Firefox ask for confirmation if you want to cancel the download if you close Firefox.

See:

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Thanks Cor-el.

The value for pref browser.download.manager.quitBehavior Was "0" in my installation.

Was this default behavior new on or before 3.5.17?

I recall getting a warning when I pressed Command+Q while a download is in progress.