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Dysfunctional tabes in Firefox

When I create a tab by clicking on a link, normally the tab will open to that link after a small delay. But some tabs just sit there, seemingly dead to the world. I've … (read more)

When I create a tab by clicking on a link, normally the tab will open to that link after a small delay. But some tabs just sit there, seemingly dead to the world. I've tried refreshing by hitting enter, or when possible (which it usually isn't) the refresh button on the taskbar, but nothing happens.

If I create a new tab, and cut and paste the link from the old one to the new one, usually the new one will open right away (after the usual delay). Meanwhile, the old one just sits there.

This has happened before (in much earlier versions of Firefox) in a small percentage of cases, but it is now happening with some frequency. I am currently using version 78.0.1 (64-bit).

Asked by jsg11 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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After update to 72.0.1 Tabs are overwriting my Bookmark Toolbar

Hi I attached this to an already solved question and I'm afraid I won't get a response. After update to 72.0.1 Tabs merged with Bookmarks Toolbar. The solved solution … (read more)

Hi I attached this to an already solved question and I'm afraid I won't get a response. After update to 72.0.1 Tabs merged with Bookmarks Toolbar. The solved solution of new text for the userChrome.css file doesn't work. The userChrome.css text jdevlin supplied does not work on my Firefox. I had to create a new chrome folder as this update seems to have deleted it. I pasted the text into the userChrome.css but there was no change. What am I doing wrong?

Really need help on this, Firefox is practically unusable like this.

Thanks!

Asked by JussAskin 2 years ago

Answered by scottish2 2 years ago

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Does W10 treat .css files differently than W7? Trying to get tabs on bottom, and old solution not working in W10

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 … (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 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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New Tab page has settings icon in upper right hand corner, instead of my Gmail icon. How to get that back?

New Tab page has settings icon in upper right hand corner, instead of my Gmail icon. How do I get my New Tabs page to look like my opening Google page, that has Gmail, I… (read more)

New Tab page has settings icon in upper right hand corner, instead of my Gmail icon. How do I get my New Tabs page to look like my opening Google page, that has Gmail, Images, Apps, and Gmail account photo? Thanks. Grandma Mimi

Asked by brx2 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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How to enable recommended by pocket

Hi there! My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser… (read more)

Hi there!

My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.section.topstories is set to true, but pocket recommendations are still missing from the homepage. Your help will be much appreciated.

Asked by havoc321 2 years ago

Answered by user2738492 1 year ago

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How to disable "Close Multiple Tabs" group on right-click tab

I am using firefox 79.0b6 and I found the new UI and UX which I think very disturbing because I can't click "Close other tabs" and "Close tabs to the right" directly, any… (read more)

I am using firefox 79.0b6 and I found the new UI and UX which I think very disturbing because I can't click "Close other tabs" and "Close tabs to the right" directly, anyway here is the new UI and UX

Asked by yunus.efendin97 1 year ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Issue with Opening Links in New Tab

For the past couple of weeks, every now and then when I right click a link to open it in a new tab, the tab I am currently on will change to the URL I clicked on, in addi… (read more)

For the past couple of weeks, every now and then when I right click a link to open it in a new tab, the tab I am currently on will change to the URL I clicked on, in addition to opening the URL in the new tab.

Asked by efliegel58 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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The ability to close the tab on the right should not be a submenu.

When it became version 78.0.2, the menu to close the tab on the right side was gone and I was very confused. As a result, it was pushed into the submenu. I've been using … (read more)

When it became version 78.0.2, the menu to close the tab on the right side was gone and I was very confused. As a result, it was pushed into the submenu. I've been using Firefox because it has a menu to close the tab on the right, but if I can't immediately access this feature, I should consider switching browsers. Please move this menu from sub to main as soon as possible.

Asked by ami4 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Ver 78 has Tab Drop Down changed and not for better

Vers 78 has changed the tab drop down combining under an extension, named "Close Multiple Tabs", the functions "Close Tabs to the Right" and Close Other Tabs". How do I g… (read more)

Vers 78 has changed the tab drop down combining under an extension, named "Close Multiple Tabs", the functions "Close Tabs to the Right" and Close Other Tabs".

How do I get theses two sub-functions back under the main heading? These are the functions of the tab drop down I use the MOST.

Asked by dblevins1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I can't delete an address from the address bar.

Firefox 78.0.2. In the address bar, when it is opened, there are addresses in the list of suggested addresses that I need to delete. Previously, I could just hover over a… (read more)

Firefox 78.0.2. In the address bar, when it is opened, there are addresses in the list of suggested addresses that I need to delete. Previously, I could just hover over a tab, press the delete key, and the corresponding address will be deleted. But since some time everything has changed and now nothing can be done there. I looked at the Firefox FAQ and found that you need to delete such addresses using shift+delete, but this also does not work. I've been trying to do this all day, but I can't do it. How do I do this? Why do such simple things cause such difficulties now? It used to be a very convenient browser.

Asked by Rivand 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I change the background color of the Tab bar?

right now the Tab bar background is black and the tab font is white and tiny and the visibility is very poor. It would help if the background were gray and the font were … (read more)

right now the Tab bar background is black and the tab font is white and tiny and the visibility is very poor. It would help if the background were gray and the font were black and bigger. I can find no way to adjust this in Preferences.

Asked by kapakahi 1 year ago

Last reply by kapakahi 1 year ago

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Is there a way to increase the height of the Tab bar so you can drag the window around without opening tabs or dragging a tab into a new window?

The FF tab bar is so small that it's impossible to grab the window and move it, like to look at something hidden underneath it or make room for another window or app or w… (read more)

The FF tab bar is so small that it's impossible to grab the window and move it, like to look at something hidden underneath it or make room for another window or app or whatever. The only places I can see to grab the window without accidentally opening tabs or dragging the tab off the tab bar into a new window are at each far end of the tab bar. So you have to decide which way you want to move the window and choose the appropriate end of the tab bar. Compared to Chrome, the FF tab bar is really skinny - even though the difference is only about 1/16 or 1/8 inch, that small difference is enough in Chrome to grab the window where you want and drag it without opening the tab right below where you're grabbing. I hope this description makes sense - hard to put it into words.

Asked by kapakahi 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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pdf file opens differently

Normally, if I click a pdf file on-line, I get the question to open or save. If I choose open, I get a separate pdf file in my Windows task bar to open. Yesterday, this… (read more)

Normally, if I click a pdf file on-line, I get the question to open or save. If I choose open, I get a separate pdf file in my Windows task bar to open. Yesterday, this behavior was different. The PDF file became a little icon in the bottom left of my screen, and when I clicked that it opened the pdf in a browser tab. Today this is gone and it is back to its old way. I prefer the tab. Do you know why this happened or how to get that back?

Asked by netmouser 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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New tab often crash...

Now j'm writing from Chrome... Firefox is my preferred browser but now it become unuseful... cause frequently crashes every time j open a new tab. My version is up to dat… (read more)

Now j'm writing from Chrome... Firefox is my preferred browser but now it become unuseful... cause frequently crashes every time j open a new tab. My version is up to date ( ver. 78). J have read some topic, and have tried to set conveniently mi firewall/virus module (COMODO), but without no result... can you help me?

Asked by luctacci 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox automatically opens new tab to a game ad on every start up.

On start up, a tab opens to an advertising tab of Simple spider solitaire advertising this game that I already have as a download to my pc for a very long time. This is … (read more)

On start up, a tab opens to an advertising tab of Simple spider solitaire advertising this game that I already have as a download to my pc for a very long time. This is very annoying since I already have many tabs open to work in to reminding me of my project. This has been going on for over 2 weeks now. Why am I having a game advertising itself and it is the tab that I see immediately. I would like that adverting to stop. I love having the tabs I need available on start up but not ads.

This is the tab that opens to this address automatically: https://pages.pubfinity.com/randomsaladgames/spider/welcome.

Is there an easy solution? I am not too savy with pc stuff. Or is this an issue you need to know about? Thank you for your time, Unhappycamper

Asked by Happycampers323 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Middle-click to open in new tab is buggy after update.

Middle-click to open in new tab is wildly inconsistent, even on the same link on the same site in the same session. I'd say it works about 10% of the time after the recen… (read more)

Middle-click to open in new tab is wildly inconsistent, even on the same link on the same site in the same session. I'd say it works about 10% of the time after the recent 78.0.1 update. I verified my mouse's middle-click operation at https://www.onlinemictest.com/mouse-test/, so I know the middle-clicks are registering and the problem is with Firefox.

Asked by dekachronia 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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No change to new tab dysfunction in new FireFox Versions

For years now FireFox has failed to fix the bug in their preferences that continues to open new links on top of old tabs - destroying what ever work was present there. Th… (read more)

For years now FireFox has failed to fix the bug in their preferences that continues to open new links on top of old tabs - destroying what ever work was present there. This has been reported in every version for year and it is extremely irritating that FireFox does not address this time wasting and frustrating issue. Please fix this.

Asked by ddugger 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I am not able to either add Pocket recommendations in my home page or in new tabs

As stated above, Pocket has disappeared from both the Firefox Home Content section and from new tabs, despite all values properly set in the about:config settings. This i… (read more)

As stated above, Pocket has disappeared from both the Firefox Home Content section and from new tabs, despite all values properly set in the about:config settings. This issue began a few days ago. Any clues on how to fix this?

Thanks very much!

Asked by luismauricio.ayala 1 year ago

Last reply by aditya81028 1 year ago

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always open link from history library in new tab

I like to open all urls and links in a new tab because then I don't loose the original tab's contents. So I have set browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs to true. Alas if I c… (read more)

I like to open all urls and links in a new tab because then I don't loose the original tab's contents. So I have set browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs to true. Alas if I click on a link in the history library it still replaces the actual tab. I know that I can do a middle click or a right click to get a new tab but I would appreciate if I could set the standard behavior to open a new tab. Is there a setting for this?

Asked by ffsync5 2 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 2 years ago