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Firefox killed my main window and ALL MY TABS

I closed firefox (all three windows), and when I reopened it, it opened the two background windows... but NOT the main window that had all my tabs and pages and projects.… (read more)

I closed firefox (all three windows), and when I reopened it, it opened the two background windows... but NOT the main window that had all my tabs and pages and projects. Thanks, Firefox.

I *could* go through my History, and see if I remember WHEN I accessed each tab, and TRY to rebuild it, but that is INSANELY ANNOYING and takes upwards an HOUR.

Asked by tha.destroyah 21 hours ago

Answered by tha.destroyah 3 hours ago

Can we have an option to restore the previous - previous session please?

When i switch on my computer i have to make sure that i open Firefox and restore the previous session before i do anything else. For example, if you click on a link in an… (read more)

When i switch on my computer i have to make sure that i open Firefox and restore the previous session before i do anything else.

For example, if you click on a link in an email - and if Firefox is not open - then it will open Firefox and you have lost access to your previous session tabs.

Yesterday, when i switched on the computer Adobe wanted to remove a program - so i uninstalled the program and then it opened a page in Firefox so i lost 50 tabs. Sigh.

SUGGESTION As well as having the option to restore the previous session could we please have the option to restore the session before that? I think this will make a lot of people very happy.

Asked by abbyeagle 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

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"Warn me when closing multiple tabs" doesn't work

Bug report. After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing mu… (read more)

Bug report.

After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" under General in the Options has no effect. It always prompts me to confirm close.

Asked by nlinecomputers 8 years ago

Last reply by StanislavShevchenko 7 years ago

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How can I automatically have a new tab always be a copy of the current active tab?

The add-on extension "NewTabURL" (by "sogame") provided the option I want and used for a number of years. But it stopped working when Firefox was updated to version 16.0.… (read more)

The add-on extension "NewTabURL" (by "sogame") provided the option I want and used for a number of years. But it stopped working when Firefox was updated to version 16.0. When I click for a new tab, all I get is a completely blank tab. How can I automatically have the new tab always be a copy of the current active tab?

Can the extension "NewTabURL" be revised to work in version 16 and/or version 17? If not, how else can I get the new tab functionality that I desire? I can't seem to find any other extension that provides that functionality.

Milt Beychok

Asked by Milt Beychok 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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A lot of addons are not compatible with latest versiosn of Firefox! It has become unbearable!

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox! I have used a lot of other programs, and I … (read more)

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox!

I have used a lot of other programs, and I don't think there is any other program that updates as frequently as Firefox - every couple of months there is a new version!

It's not bad thing itself, but very, very bad thing is that, each time I update Firefox, one third of my plugins and addons are not compatible with new version! That completely ruins my joy of surfing the internet; since updating from Firefox 14 to current Firefox 17, I have lost at least five addons that were very important for me; the last one, now, is Tab Mix Plus, it's not compatible with Firefox 17, and my Firefox now looks completely different from what I'm used to, I cannot use it!

This has become unbearable any longer: I cannot cope with constant updates of program and addons, and finding replacements for addons that became incompatible! I want to browse internet, and not always to maintain something within Firefox!

You offered me some half of dozen years of excellent experience of browsing the web, but you've become too user enemy for my liking; , so bye, bye, Firefox!

Asked by Saputnik 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Firefox 17.0 doesn't warn me when closing multiple tabs any more

hi all Having updated to Firefox 17.0 (from 16.0.2), for some reason I don't get warned when closing multiple tabs any more. I've confirmed the relevant options are selec… (read more)

hi all

Having updated to Firefox 17.0 (from 16.0.2), for some reason I don't get warned when closing multiple tabs any more.

I've confirmed the relevant options are selected and am 100% certain this was working fine before updating Firefox today.

I've replicated the problem on my vista 32bit platform and on XP 32 bit too.

I also looked at the changelog for Firefox 17 but can't see any explanation for this change in behaviour, although I wonder whether this might have something to do with it "772319 No option to disable the "Close other tabs" prompt."

As I use Tab Mix Plus (add-on), I've also checked Firefox in safemode and have found the native tab warnings not working, so have concluded it's an issue with Firefox (rather than something to do with an extension).

I've checked "about:config" and "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" is set to true, as is "browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs".

Any help would be appreciated.


Thanks,

Gary

Asked by gazzawazza 8 years ago

Answered by NekoNekoMew 8 years ago

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How do I change the tab colours?

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Ca… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Can someone help?

Asked by Mahombi 8 years ago

Last reply by Ash 8 years ago

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Tab won't close unless you type in a URL. HOW is this coded??

Close tab or X won't work. I had to put in a new URL but, of course, it asked me to confirm I wanted to leave. How do they code a page so you can't close the tab with t… (read more)

Close tab or X won't work. I had to put in a new URL but, of course, it asked me to confirm I wanted to leave. How do they code a page so you can't close the tab with that URL in there???

Asked by PinkiPad 8 years ago

Last reply by PinkiPad 8 years ago

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How do I stop my tabs from refreshing every time I access the tab? It prevents me from being able to view pages when I'm not connected to the internet.

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through… (read more)

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through open tabs, it takes a long time for each page to load.

Thanks

Asked by froman4 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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links, URLs & bookmarks open in same tab -- not separate tabs so i left ff 17 for FF 16

no matter how i configure the tabs setting in firefox (open links and new windows in a new tab) , all links, URLs and bookmarks open in the same tab, instead of as separa… (read more)

no matter how i configure the tabs setting in firefox (open links and new windows in a new tab) , all links, URLs and bookmarks open in the same tab, instead of as separate tabs, unless i first open a new tab and then select/enter the link, URL or bookmark.

for this reason, i ALWAYS use Tab Mix Plus extension...this has mastered the use of tabbed browsing and is very easy to set up and keep up...i dont have to open blank tabs first and TMP has other options too...

i just downgraded from FF 17 to FF 16 bc Tab Mix Plus doesnt work with FF 17 and i wont have my browsing hindered by FF inability to make their tabs work...

btw, i always revert to a previous version of FF until Tab Mix Plus is updated to work with the current FF upgrade...

Asked by desertvoice 8 years ago

Last reply by desertvoice 8 years ago

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I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs? Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijac… (read more)

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijacking new tabs. I installed the ShopAtHome toolbar - which I love - but then I get Yahoo installed (mysteriously and uninvited).

I would like the new tab to reset to its default of: either the panels of previous sites, or the blank page. The prior issues relating to netassistant do not work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by mjclaxden 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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Why can I no longer make normal tabs into app tabs by dragging and dropping them?

Before updating into Firefox 17.0 I could make normal tabs into app tabs simply by dragging and dropping them to the left of the first app tab and vice versa. This no lon… (read more)

Before updating into Firefox 17.0 I could make normal tabs into app tabs simply by dragging and dropping them to the left of the first app tab and vice versa. This no longer seems to work.

Asked by Vartiovuori 8 years ago

Last reply by januario 7 years ago

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I am clicking on the open new tab page but nothing happens I am on the latest version of Firefox

as before the open new tab does not work i have checked the other answers to this question and none of them apply i have just updated to the latest version of firefox, ev… (read more)

as before the open new tab does not work i have checked the other answers to this question and none of them apply i have just updated to the latest version of firefox, every time i do this however I then get problems with Firefox not responding plus Identity Safe does not appear on the toolbar anywhere and I used this all the time to control websites and passwords

Asked by dannyo1lips 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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The new tab (+) does not work, neither does the File/new tab function

The new tab (+) is not working. The File/New Tab function does not work either. Both had been working properly until midday today. I have not added any software, plug-… (read more)

The new tab (+) is not working. The File/New Tab function does not work either. Both had been working properly until midday today. I have not added any software, plug-ins, or extensions today, I do not have the Ask toolbar. I have tried several of the suggestions made on this site to no avail.

Asked by emmajulia 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Switch to the tab on the left after closing a tab

Is there some way doing it without an extension? I used Tab Mix Plus but now I don't really see the point of using it because it's the only feature left that I didn't set… (read more)

Is there some way doing it without an extension? I used Tab Mix Plus but now I don't really see the point of using it because it's the only feature left that I didn't set up using about:config.

Asked by Artyom_K. 8 years ago

Last reply by philipp 8 years ago

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Can no longer open additional tabs using Forefox 17.0

I downloaded the update for Firefox 17.0 and installed it with no problems. After completion, I discovered that I could not open additional tabs as with previous versions… (read more)

I downloaded the update for Firefox 17.0 and installed it with no problems. After completion, I discovered that I could not open additional tabs as with previous versions of Firefox. I tried various methods, including the File pulldown menu, clicking on the tab stop next to an already open website, and using Ctrl+T. Nothing worked. I can open additional windows, but find it much more convenient to use tab stops, and am currently unable to do so using the latest version of Firefox.

Asked by cahoughton 8 years ago

Last reply by ideato 8 years ago

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My cursor does not go to URL bar when I open a new tab (and it used to). Help!

It used to be that when I opened a new tab in Firefox (16?), the cursor would go to the URL bar and I could type in any URL i wanted. Now, it disappears and I have to pos… (read more)

It used to be that when I opened a new tab in Firefox (16?), the cursor would go to the URL bar and I could type in any URL i wanted. Now, it disappears and I have to position the cursor in the URL field manually. What happened? I really need the cursor to jump right to the URL field when I open up a new tab.

Asked by webgal 8 years ago

Last reply by philipp 8 years ago