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It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to ac… (read more)

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to accidentally do. Is there a way to keep this from happening? A simple "Are you sure" confirmation dialog would be great, or I really like the Chrome "hold command-Q" to exit feature. This seemingly simple function is proving extremely difficult to accomplish.

Yes, I'm aware of session restore, but (1) It does not preserve my window arrangement. I use multiple desktops for various tasks, and they each have related browser windows. (2) I need to see webpages exactly as they were when I opened them. Sessions expire, dynamic pages are refreshed, content is removed etc. That is all lost.

I do not want to disable session restore completely. It can still be useful. But, I do not want to trigger session restore automatically every time. Manual activation is ideal.

regarding: "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" I do not want a warning for closing multiple tabs. I often have many windows open and that warning gets annoying. It also doesn't prevent me from accidentally quitting when I only have one tab open.

I tried setting browser.warnOnQuit to true, but it's ignored.

I simply want a confirmation when I use the keyboard shortcut to QUIT. That's it. No side effects. Can Firefox do this?

Asked by MountainManJoe 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I just loaded your new Alias email into my Windows computer and now I the email to log into my Gmail will not show or open. How do I turn off my current email from being … (read more)

I just loaded your new Alias email into my Windows computer and now I the email to log into my Gmail will not show or open. How do I turn off my current email from being taken over by your software?

Should I delete the program all together?

Is there a way to tell the software which sites to keep?

This software has not been thoroughly tested out. Take it off and go back to the drawing board.

Thanks,

Bill ... (I don't think I will actually be able to read your response. So, send a text to ...)


edited email and phone# from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public community support forum. You should get a email notifying of replies to thread.

Asked by Bill Weiss 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago