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I have many (>50) tabs open in a window - and need a better & easier way to rearrange them than by mouse-dragging them

I keep many tabs open, as a part of many activities I work on, all within my primary-use window. Additional windows contain other secondary clusters of pending projects. … (read more)

I keep many tabs open, as a part of many activities I work on, all within my primary-use window. Additional windows contain other secondary clusters of pending projects. When trying to rearrange my work (=tabs), dragging a tab with the mouse across 50 other tabs is quite cumbersome and difficult to find the right place to sort it into. I'm looking for an easy way, like in Powerpoints slide-sorter where you can see 50+ slides in a matrix grid layout, or in the Mac OS Finder, where you can see thumbnail pictures and rearrange them. Mouse-dragging is great and much appreciated, but has its limits when dragging the tab "far" across the tabs to a new location many tabs away. Solutions would be most appreciated. Thanks. Robert.

Asked by robert126 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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start tabs, predefined, depending on the date

i would like the firefox at startup, to open predefined tabs, depending on the date. Example : Monday (or 2020-10-25) open at start up the tabs 1, 2, and 3 Tuesdeay (or 2… (read more)

i would like the firefox at startup, to open predefined tabs, depending on the date. Example : Monday (or 2020-10-25) open at start up the tabs 1, 2, and 3 Tuesdeay (or 2020-10-26) only the blanc tab Thirsday (or4 2020-10-27) open at startup the tabs 2, 4, and 7 and so on.

Can you help me please? Is it possible?

Thank you

Asked by 732 1 year ago

Answered by 732 1 year ago

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Firefox automatically restores previus session after computer shutdown

If I shutdown my computer while Firefox is open, it will start up automatically with all of my previous tabs open next time I turn on my computer. It does this faster tha… (read more)

If I shutdown my computer while Firefox is open, it will start up automatically with all of my previous tabs open next time I turn on my computer. It does this faster than my VPN can start up, thus exposing my true IP to what ever sites I had open when I turned off my computer. Is there any way to make it so that Firefox doesn't do this?

Asked by 100cupboards 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year 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 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Facebook kills my Google searches

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History &g… (read more)

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History > Recently Closed Tabs. This has not yet happened with any non-Facebook-affiliated tabs.

I know that Facebook is evil, but damn.

Firefox 92.0, 64-bit (This has happened in the last five or so versions.) Windows 10 Home, V. 20H2, OS Build 19042.1237, Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0

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Asked by AlphaCat 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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I want a warning when quitting multiple tabs

Hiya I want to be warned when quitting multiple tabs BUT I do not want the session restored when opening again. This used to be possible but now in Settings if I untick … (read more)

Hiya I want to be warned when quitting multiple tabs BUT I do not want the session restored when opening again. This used to be possible but now in Settings if I untick Restore previous session even though Warn you when quitting the browser is ticked it does not give a warning when I quit Firefox. So this means if its unticked then if I accidently hit the close button I loose all the open tabs in firefox. If ticked I have to close all the tabs manually each time I close firefox to prevent thm opening when I start Firefox again. Im on Windows 10 Pro 21H1 with Firefox 93.0 any idea if I can change this behaviour in the advanced prefs? (about:config) thanks for any insights A

Asked by dROID 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Moving tabs

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1362864. Please follow up there, thanks.] When I start to move a tab to another location, a small bo… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1362864. Please follow up there, thanks.]

When I start to move a tab to another location, a small box attached to the bottom of the tab appears with the same info that's on the tab. If I move the tab to a different location, many of my tabs disappear and I have to find them in bookmarks to put them back. Is there any way to remove that little box attached to the bottom of the tab?

Ron

Asked by harris.skeptic 3 weeks ago

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new tabs popping up

I've noticed this happening in the past week. Example #1 I used Google search to look for Japanese dogs & clicked on Wikipedia In addition a tab on debt popped up o… (read more)

I've noticed this happening in the past week. Example #1 I used Google search to look for Japanese dogs & clicked on Wikipedia In addition a tab on debt popped up on its own. Here's a link to it: https://go.debthelpguide.com/api/offer

Example #2 I logged into citi.com to check my credit card activity In addition a tab which was of a sexual nature popped up on its own. I was so shocked I didn't think of saving a link for it.

It doesn't happen on all tabs I am using. Thank you in advance for your help.

Asked by Dolly 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks 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 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Allowing a new tab to open from a web page link

This past week when I right click on an article on MSN.com and select the open in a new tab item the new tab appears to the right of the active tab briefly and then disap… (read more)

This past week when I right click on an article on MSN.com and select the open in a new tab item the new tab appears to the right of the active tab briefly and then disappears. This happens very quickly and I have not found a way to allow the new tab to open. Any thoughts and ideas are greatly appreciated.

Asked by Michael 1 year ago

Answered by Michael 1 year ago

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Where does the browser save the open tabs?

Hi, because of the illness of my girlfriend I searched 4 days for options to help her. In the end I had about 40 tabs open with important informations. Then yesterday my … (read more)

Hi, because of the illness of my girlfriend I searched 4 days for options to help her. In the end I had about 40 tabs open with important informations. Then yesterday my display broke and I really need to have access to the open tabs. Where are they stored on the internal storage? Unfortunately, I hadn't activated the sync :-(

Asked by Mike Herrmann 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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all past tabs open when open window

Firefox 93.0 OSS 11.5.2 When i open a window the past 80 tabs openl to use, I need to R clic the tab on the left and "erase all tabs to right" screen shot show … (read more)

Firefox 93.0 OSS 11.5.2

When i open a window the past 80 tabs openl to use, I need to R clic the tab on the left and "erase all tabs to right"

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Asked by jrhmdtraum 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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If you're a userChrome.css user and your tab height increased on 96.0.2...

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChro… (read more)

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChrome.css:

   #tabbrowser-tabs:not([secondarytext-unsupported]) .tab-label-container {
     height: initial !important;
   }

This counteracts a change in 96.0.2 which sets the height of that element to 2em.

Asked by pg_78 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago