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Firefox will not create new tabs

I was using the tree style tabs add-on. Firefox popped up a message about a problem with that add-on, which I unfortunately clicked on, and all my tabs vanished. Now no… (read more)

I was using the tree style tabs add-on. Firefox popped up a message about a problem with that add-on, which I unfortunately clicked on, and all my tabs vanished. Now not only do I not have my tree-style tabs, Firefox will not create new tabs at all, and "restore session," or "restore all tabs" does nothing. FWIW, in safe mode, it will still give me standard abs at the top.

The Add-ons page offers me "find alternative add-ons," but will not download the alternative it offered me.

I've been a loyal Firefox user since the very first iteration of Firefox, but this has got me ready to bail and find another browser. Really pissed that it gave me no option to read up on what the problem was before killing all my tabs and refusing to allow me to even make new ones in the standard top tab mode without safe mode. I understand there being a problem with an add-on, but this sort of behavior is beyond the pale.

Anyone encountered this problem? Any solutions beyond changing browsers?

Asked by DuncanEagleson 1 year ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 year ago

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Search bar behavior doesn't respect browser.search.openintab when clicked

What I want to do Open new tab when searching from search bar What I tried Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true Version Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on W… (read more)

What I want to do

Open new tab when searching from search bar

What I tried

Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true

Version

Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on Windows 10

Steps to reproduce

  1. In about:config set browser.search.openintab to true.
  2. Open https://mozilla.org/ (Any non-search engine page will do.)
  3. Enter search query in the search bar
  4. Click the arrow in the search bar

Expected behavior

Open a new tab, searching with the query.

Actual behavior

Opens the search result page on the current tab.

Asked by naokiri 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Firefox History Menu

Why are "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" grayed out in my Firefox History Menu? I see a list of the recently viewed web pages but I can't use the "Re… (read more)

Why are "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows" grayed out in my Firefox History Menu? I see a list of the recently viewed web pages but I can't use the "Recently Used Tabs" to go back to one of those pages.

Asked by Michael Aldea 19 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 15 hours ago

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Max CPU When Opening Lots of Tabs

I have over 155 tabs in my bookmark. When I open all of them in Incognito mode, the CPU goes through the roof and even after an hour it never goes down! I never had this … (read more)

I have over 155 tabs in my bookmark. When I open all of them in Incognito mode, the CPU goes through the roof and even after an hour it never goes down! I never had this problem before.

When I open tabs 10 at a time, CPU is normal. Is there an addon that can automatically open "x" number of tabs at a time until they are all open?

Asked by dj_edgy 4 hours ago

Answered by kgersen 3 hours ago

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How can I set the right margin for posts on a voy forum?

I want to have my posts on Voy Forums to be about 4 to 5 inches wide. Now when I type a post, it fills the whole page and it's hard for people to follow. I need to set t… (read more)

I want to have my posts on Voy Forums to be about 4 to 5 inches wide. Now when I type a post, it fills the whole page and it's hard for people to follow. I need to set the default margin for posts. How can I do that without having to use the "Enter Key"?

Asked by johnladd1948 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Browser will no longer open a new tab when clicking on search results, would like to do this so I don't have to use a differnt browser

I often want to keep a tab open and go back to the search. It used to be that clicking on a search result opened a new tab,but now it replaces the search with that link s… (read more)

I often want to keep a tab open and go back to the search. It used to be that clicking on a search result opened a new tab,but now it replaces the search with that link so that I have to back out of it to get to the search and use history to see where I have been. This is a dealbreaker for me. There does not appear to be any way of restoring this behavior, even in about:config. Help

Asked by John 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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How do I stop the accumulation of tabs' history in: History > Recently Closed Tabs?

Using an Apple computer and Firefox, If in my toolbar (where the Filej, Edit, View options are), and I go to History > Recently Closed Tabs ... I see many recently ope… (read more)

Using an Apple computer and Firefox, If in my toolbar (where the Filej, Edit, View options are), and I go to History > Recently Closed Tabs ... I see many recently opened tabs listed. How do I stop "Recently Closed Tabs" from accumulating? I want that list to always be clear.

Asked by brightonbeach1930 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox "Accounts" opens on it's own. how do I stop it?

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front p… (read more)

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front page. I want to know how to stop this from happening. Thank you and have a wonderful day.

Asked by dan61265 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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FF 78.0.1 Can't get tabs on bottom to work - despite fact that .css file is working on another computer

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1. My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1. … (read more)

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1.

My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1.

I created a Chrome folder and a userChrome.css file in my new computer. I copied and pasted the "tabs on bottom" code I have been using on my W7 computer into the new file on my new computer and it is not working.

I have looked all over the web for several hours now and have tried several different versions of the code, tried turning the "legacy toolkit" line (in about:config) on and off and nothing has worked. I also can't find any information on why this code would work in W7 but not W10.

Does anyone have any thoughts?

Asked by CatsinQ 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago