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kb switch to another window, NOT another tab!

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to th… (read more)

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to the next window with a different tab bar where i put pocket so i can save to it

Asked by Fluffy the cat 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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New tab

I use firefox because is the best in every aspect, but opening a new tab in it and typing, it takes me to address bar instead of search bar and that is annoying. Firefox … (read more)

I use firefox because is the best in every aspect, but opening a new tab in it and typing, it takes me to address bar instead of search bar and that is annoying. Firefox search bar is useless in that way. Thanks for listening.

Asked by ermiss2 3 months ago

Answered by Terry 3 months ago

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Issue with multiple tabs, or staying in the same tab when clicking on a ling in email

For a few days now this thing with the tabs is driving me crazy. When I click on some link a new tab opens, then I click on another link another tab opens. Following so… (read more)

For a few days now this thing with the tabs is driving me crazy. When I click on some link a new tab opens, then I click on another link another tab opens. Following some instructions I went to about:config where I was asked to look for neww, then change the default from 3 to 1. That solved the issue with opening multiple tabs, but now when in gmail and I click on a link it remains in the same page and I have to keep getting back to gmail to continue reading my emails.

That was not the behavior before. When I clicked on a link in my email I was taking to a new tab. Which was OK. But then lately every time I click on something it keeps opening new tabs. This is so annoying.

What can I do to go back to the settings I had a week or more ago.

This is FRUSTRATING!!!!

Thanks so much for your help on this matter.

Ana

In email when I click on a link

Asked by anachoto 4 weeks ago

Answered by anachoto 4 weeks ago

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Send tabs from FF mobile: FF Desktop opens received tabs 3-4 times

I am sending tabs from Firefox mobile to Firefox desktop (Arch Linux) (on a regular base for years). All worked fine. After a new install two weeks ago the Firefox deskto… (read more)

I am sending tabs from Firefox mobile to Firefox desktop (Arch Linux) (on a regular base for years). All worked fine. After a new install two weeks ago the Firefox desktop receives the tabs and opens them as supposed. But after a day or three when I open Firefox desktop it opens all previous tabs again together with the newly sent tabs. I deleted the Firefox profile and installed from Firefox sync but the problem occurs. I deleted all devices in sync and added my 2 devices (desktop and mobile) again but it didn't work. Does anybody have a similar problem (and a solution)?

Asked by samesdat 3 weeks ago

Answered by samesdat 3 weeks ago

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Will there be a generic icon for websites without favicons?

I don't know if this is a problem with my installation, but websites without specific favicons (e.g.: https://forum.librivox.org/index.php?sid=fd7dca1ba59c207dd2512169567… (read more)

I don't know if this is a problem with my installation, but websites without specific favicons (e.g.: https://forum.librivox.org/index.php?sid=fd7dca1ba59c207dd25121695677d565) don't have a placeholder icon in the tab. Is this intended behavior? There's the globe icon for bookmarks without favicons, couldn't that be used if a website doesn't have one? I think that would contribute to some visual consistency :)

I have looked across various support forums for information on this, I only see posts regarding favicons and bookmarks, not the tab itself, so apologies if this has been asked and answered already!

Asked by Patrick 3 weeks ago

Answered by Terry 2 weeks ago

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Too many pinned tabs broke Mozille

When i have like 50+ tabs pinned then firefox breaks and we cannot scroll tabs anymore. Of course closing tabs doesn;t work with Ctrl+W, but then we need some different s… (read more)

When i have like 50+ tabs pinned then firefox breaks and we cannot scroll tabs anymore. Of course closing tabs doesn;t work with Ctrl+W, but then we need some different shortcut for closing pinned tabs (like for example Ctrl + Shift + W) or just you fixing this bug ;) I attach 2 screenshots that show what happens with Firefox when having too many tabs pinned. I can't navigate through tabs anymore.

Asked by lunesco 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Ellipsis in tabs, instead of text fade, is it possible ?

I've tried everything I could find , to add to my userChrome.css or to change about_config, but to no avail . Bookmarks in Firefox use ellipsis , is there any way to use … (read more)

I've tried everything I could find , to add to my userChrome.css or to change about_config, but to no avail .

Bookmarks in Firefox use ellipsis , is there any way to use them in tabs as well ?

Asked by karlserer 1 week ago

Answered by karlserer 1 week ago

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Problems with Tabs and Completely New Windows

Sometimes when I go to a website a completely new window opens in the background. I would prefer to keep all the windows open under tabbed browsing. I did a bit of search… (read more)

Sometimes when I go to a website a completely new window opens in the background. I would prefer to keep all the windows open under tabbed browsing. I did a bit of searching, including searching for a help contact but I could not find an answer.

Asked by bigkjordan 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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In FF 77.0.1 links in emails and not only, open in new window instead of new tab.

In FF 77.0.1 links in emails and not only, open in new window instead of new tab although in settings I have checked the TAB priority. Herewith I attach the profile tabl… (read more)

In FF 77.0.1 links in emails and not only, open in new window instead of new tab although in settings I have checked the TAB priority.

Herewith I attach the profile table.

Thank's in advance...

Asked by rogergr311049 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox Suggest

Back to Firefox after a few years away, I like the feature Firefox suggest, however, it opens up and switches to the site selected when selected, (middle button), is ther… (read more)

Back to Firefox after a few years away, I like the feature Firefox suggest, however, it opens up and switches to the site selected when selected, (middle button), is there a way to open these in the background. Any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by xxxnevsxxx 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months 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 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months 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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Firefox /browser update eliminated all of my tabs - the History is empty.

On 6-2-2021 the Firefox /browser was automatically updated (errgh!). Now, my tabs are all gone and the History is empty. They were not merely recreational or random. P… (read more)

On 6-2-2021 the Firefox /browser was automatically updated (errgh!). Now, my tabs are all gone and the History is empty. They were not merely recreational or random. Please help. Thank you in advance!

I think this happens routinely. Can the Mozilla people prevent the problem in the first place? How can I tell the angst they cause their users? I see others begging for help with this problem.

Asked by mindybg2019 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Tab history constantly overwritten when following a link on page

Whenever I search something and follow a link, or if I'm on a page and click a link to another site or page, the history in the tab gets overwritten. I've only noticed it… (read more)

Whenever I search something and follow a link, or if I'm on a page and click a link to another site or page, the history in the tab gets overwritten.

I've only noticed it this month and if I'm looking for something quickly its extremely frustrating having to re search with the same parameters over and over or remember to open every search in its own tab.

I've had a hard time searching this issue, I don't know if my terminology is right or if it's just a very niche issue I'm having.

Any help would be EXTREMELY appreciated.

Asked by Aemun 5 months ago

Answered by Aemun 5 months 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 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 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 7 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago