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Where did the 'PIN TAB' option go?!?!?!?

so this new update... removed the 'PIN TAB' option in the search bar??? it's completely gone now, not in settings either. that was a VERY used option for MANY people.... … (read more)

so this new update... removed the 'PIN TAB' option in the search bar??? it's completely gone now, not in settings either. that was a VERY used option for MANY people.... so where is it now?

Asked by ravencroftgraphics3d 1 year ago

Answered by ravencroftgraphics3d 1 year ago

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Horrible update

This latest update is horrible. I hate everything about the new tool/browser bar. How do I undo this abomination and reset it to the settings I had yesterday? Who thou… (read more)

This latest update is horrible. I hate everything about the new tool/browser bar. How do I undo this abomination and reset it to the settings I had yesterday? Who thought this was a good idea? It's shit!

Asked by fotoewizzard 1 year ago

Answered by Dragi42 1 year ago

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FF89 : tabs went below and only the active appears while their old place remains in place but empty

Hi, I use a PC under W7. with FF88, the zone of the activated/unused tabs was above the screen, below the listed tabs bar (like in the snapshot). With FF89, this zone is … (read more)

Hi, I use a PC under W7.

with FF88, the zone of the activated/unused tabs was above the screen, below the listed tabs bar (like in the snapshot).

With FF89, this zone is now empty (background in blue in the snapshot) and only the active tab appears below the window (on the right down in the snapshot for the current tab).

It makes FF simply unusable ! Need your help to come back to a normal situation : all tabs in the blue bar where they were.

thanks a lot for your help. Regards, Philippe

Asked by bobinardeur 1 year ago

Answered by bobinardeur 1 year ago

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Do not use the Firefox address bar to search

Hello, I would like to use the search function in the tab again. How can I adjust this? At the moment it is so that when you enter it it appears right above in the link l… (read more)

Hello, I would like to use the search function in the tab again. How can I adjust this? At the moment it is so that when you enter it it appears right above in the link line (see picture). I would like it to be in the search below, directly in the tab. Before version 88 this was possible. Why was it removed?

hallo, ich möchte wieder im Tab die Suchfunktion nutzen. Wie kann ich dies einstellen? Zur Zeit ist es so, daß bei einer Eingabe es gleich oben in der Linkzeile erscheint (siehe Bild) Dabei möchte ich es unten in der Suche, direkt im Tab haben. Vor Version 88 war das möglich. Warum wurde es entfernt?

Asked by KSMBond 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Windows and Tabs

In version 89 running on windows there is no "options" setting in the three bar file. Previously I had things running so that if I opened a new window it came up with my … (read more)

In version 89 running on windows there is no "options" setting in the three bar file. Previously I had things running so that if I opened a new window it came up with my chossen browser (Startpage). Now if I do that it opens a new tab instead of a window and does so in Firefox. So then I try to find "options" but its not there. So I go to settings and it offers me an option to open in tabs instead of new windows. Implication is that the default is a new window. SO I make sure thats not ticked and I close firefox and reopen it. No difference. Then I come at it the other way ie to tell the tab to despay my home page but it wont let me do that either. Choices there are only a blank page or (yes you guessed it) Firefox. All help gratefully recieved.

Asked by dysonm 1 year ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 year ago

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how do i stop my google search jumping int the web browser from a new tab ??

when i type a search into my google search on a new tab, the writing jumps into the web browser at the top , its so annoying , any help will be appreciated ...Thanks … (read more)

when i type a search into my google search on a new tab, the writing jumps into the web browser at the top , its so annoying , any help will be appreciated ...Thanks

Asked by gavdjohns 1 year ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 year ago

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Search bars in a New tab

When I create a New Tab it no longer comes with an active search bar in the centre of the screen in addition to the one at the top of screen. How can I get it back? … (read more)

When I create a New Tab it no longer comes with an active search bar in the centre of the screen in addition to the one at the top of screen. How can I get it back?

Asked by jhillmore00 1 year ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 year ago

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Session not restored

Hi, I'm using Firefox 89.0 (64 bit) on Lubuntu OS via Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0. Despite selecting Restore previous session in settings, and quitting fir… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Firefox 89.0 (64 bit) on Lubuntu OS via Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0.

Despite selecting Restore previous session in settings, and quitting firefox using Ctrl-Q, firefox does not restore the previously open tabs. I have to click on history -> Restore previous session for the tabs to load.

This issue started recently. Please fix the bug.

Thanks, Ajit

Asked by Ajit 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Can no longer rearrange tabs

With several tabs available, I used to be able to put my cursor on a tab (of course it opens) but holding the cursor on the tab, I could drag it right or left to rearrang… (read more)

With several tabs available, I used to be able to put my cursor on a tab (of course it opens) but holding the cursor on the tab, I could drag it right or left to rearrange the order of tabs. Now that doesn't work any more. I have to assume it is because of a recent upgrade in Firefox version. I have version 89.0.1 and I also miss the box around each tab, which more distinctly visually identifies the tab. Now the only one with a box around it is the one selected. The loss of surrounding box and the inability of dragging the tabs is probably connected. Suffice to say I do not like this "improvement" and would like to go back to the previous tab system....

Asked by c_nye99 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Opening new tabs to Google search

Running Windows 10 64 bit with the latest updates on Firefox of 89.0.2. I cannot open a new tab to the google search bar by just opening a new tab. It defaults to showing… (read more)

Running Windows 10 64 bit with the latest updates on Firefox of 89.0.2. I cannot open a new tab to the google search bar by just opening a new tab. It defaults to showing a google search bar, but Firefox will not allow me to type into it. I am constantly redirected to the address bar to write my google searches or to a separate "search" in the same address bar, depending on which option I selected in settings.

I only have two options in Settings: 1) Use the address bar for search and navigation or 2) Add search bar in toolbar. I have Google set as my search engine.

Your previous version of Firefox did allow me to do exactly what I wanted. Now I cannot.

Under "New Tab" you only allow for 2 selections; Firefox home or a blank page, the latter of which does not show the personalized "rows". If you allowed a Google option there, it might resolve my problem.

I attached a picture of my new tab; it shows the search bar for Google, but it now says "Firefox" where it use to have the ever changing "Google" Logo. I do not mind the Firefox logo, but I seriously am upset that I am forced to type searches in the address bar. Who does that?

Furthermore, by forcing me to type in the address bar, its much harder to see what I am typing and allow for me to make corrections. Once I hit enter, it sends me to a typical Google search page, where I can then make changes, but this seems like an annoying step.

Am I missing something, some setting someplace where I can type in the search bar I indicated on my attachment?

On a side note: Thank you for adding a "Personalize" button on a new tab. It now allows me to add rows for shortcuts. Before I had to:

1. Load about:config?filter=browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.topSitesRows in the Firefox address bar. 2. Double-click on the preference browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.topSitesRows and change its value to the desired number of rows and click ok. 3. Check the New Tab Page to see the change right away and modify the number of rows accordingly if needed.

Which I technically have yet to change, because I prefer more than the 4 row limit you set. You will see those shortcuts in the attachment for the new tab.

Thank you for your time. Be safe and have a good day. :)

Asked by Deseada 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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"Super-bug" - no developer helped in 3 years !!

zefir_zwiejek said I have several hundred tabs, tick them all and want to bookmark them, but that never works. I'm not sure what "tick them all" refers to. There's no bui… (read more)

zefir_zwiejek said

I have several hundred tabs, tick them all and want to bookmark them, but that never works. I'm not sure what "tick them all" refers to.

There's no built-in way to bookmark all open tabs across all windows at once, but Firefox does have a feature to bookmark all of the tabs in the current window to a new folder. The shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+D, or you can find it on

classic Bookmarks menu on the optional menu bar optional Bookmarks menu button for the main toolbar Does that feature work? If not, is there any error message?

Are you still able to add one bookmarks manually, for example by clicking the star icon in the address bar? If that doesn't work, it can indicate a database problem (more details if needed).

I will also add that the "Settings" menu does not open! Settings, formerly called Options, should open an internal page in a new tab. If you type or paste the address about:preferences into the address bar and press Enter, can Firefox show the page?


==Ctrl+Shift+D = NOT WORK / NOR REACTION / NO MESSAGE ERROR /NOTHING HAPPEN This marks 1000 Tabs, but nothing else can be done, no reaction, no error, no message, I don't know how to write or add 1000 tabs to the bookmarks, I asked a many developers, for 3 years and no one can help, I tried 100 different ways and there's nothing I can do, do I really need to lose my data? "Reset firefox completely" = data loss Even moving the profile and trying to restore it always ends with the same problem, still nothing works, how to save all 1000 tabs to a text file, even the best of the best ways fails, because after saving it is 0KB, no data !!!

Asked by zefir_zwiejek 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Ctrl D not working to save all tabs suddenly

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some… (read more)

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some other online resources but nothing seems to work. Ideas? Help! Thanks!

Asked by jefftech 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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When i click Middle-Click on my mouses scroll wheel it doesnt open the link i clicked it opens a fresh new tab

As the Title says if i click the Middle-Click on an link, it opens a freshly new tab instead of the link. I've tried changing things in the about:config but nothing helpe… (read more)

As the Title says if i click the Middle-Click on an link, it opens a freshly new tab instead of the link. I've tried changing things in the about:config but nothing helped. If anyone could please help me because its an habit. Btw i tested it in Chrome and in Chrome it works normally.

Asked by melvinski2110 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Pinned tabs

I have once again lost all my pinned tabs. The answers to this I'm seeing are random and unstructured. This is becoming an issue for me as I use this function frequently.… (read more)

I have once again lost all my pinned tabs. The answers to this I'm seeing are random and unstructured. This is becoming an issue for me as I use this function frequently. Can the Mozilla team PLEASE fix this properly as it appears to mess up a few folks. And the answer is NOT having to quit and restart. They should be presevered in their own right. And please can you implement synching of Pinned Tabs across my login domain. Ta muchly

Asked by tom.wiersma 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Open all synced tabs

Hello everyone, I have always been a fan of the sync feature. i have 3 devices i use everyday with my tabs open between all of them. now, just recently i switched to linu… (read more)

Hello everyone, I have always been a fan of the sync feature. i have 3 devices i use everyday with my tabs open between all of them. now, just recently i switched to linux and ported over my 500+ open tabs using the sync feature by just clicking "Open all taps" button. while playing around i missed up the os and had to reinstall it. now i am here in firefox looking at my synced tabs little window and there is no "open all tabs" button anymore. where did it get moved to? i looked everywhere and i couldn't find it. i cant just spend two or so hours opening all my tabs manually...

Thank you for your time.

Asked by waelother12 1 year ago

Answered by waelother12 1 year ago

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PDF files open a new tab

I've recently updated to 92.0.1 and I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file that firefox opens in a new tab rather than using the default adobe program… (read more)

I've recently updated to 92.0.1 and I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file that firefox opens in a new tab rather than using the default adobe program. I've looked at settings and applications and changed to to "always ask" but I don t get any option to use adobe to open it or any other program. Also it seems to save the file in the downloads folder as a "firefox html document" and not a pdf file

Asked by sanj2 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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I must have pressed the wrong button when I tried to log into facebook. Now all I get is"We can’t connect to the server at www.facebook.com."

I'd like to log into my facebook account but all I get is " We can’t connect to the server at www.facebook.com." … (read more)

I'd like to log into my facebook account but all I get is " We can’t connect to the server at www.facebook.com."

Asked by rursmith 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago