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How can I make firefox give the focus (the cursor) to the address bar when I open a new window - as it does when I open a new tab (to about:blank)?

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When I open a new tab using CTRL-T, the address/awesome bar has the focus.

When I open a new window using CTRL-N, it does not.

Can the behaviours be made consistent via setting a configuration option or key?

Thanks in advance for any help!

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Hello wodow, please check it in safe mode, do you have the same behaviour ? DO NOT reset, select "Start in Safe Mode".

thank you

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Hello wodow, please check it in safe mode, do you have the same behaviour ? DO NOT reset, select "Start in Safe Mode".

thank you

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A new window opens the home page by default and a new tab opens the page as set in the browser.newtab.url pref (see about:config)

What is the setting of the home page?

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Restarting in Safe Mode once then simply restarting again solved the problem. Thanks!