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shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (read more)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 2 years ago

Last reply by artist3 1 year ago

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warn on quit

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 12 months ago

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Why does Firefox open older windows instead of recently closed one?

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and w… (read more)

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and while navigating in the second window I mistakenly close the main. As one does, I hit Open recently closed window. Guess what? Firefox opens a window from yesterday and a few more empty ones, but not the one I just closed. Can someone help me with this?

Asked by GrammarNazi238 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Undo close tab doesn't work

Hi guys, I have a problem with firefox. The option to undo close tab (whether its the shortcut, or the right click on tabs menu) doesn't work correctly for me, it always … (read more)

Hi guys, I have a problem with firefox. The option to undo close tab (whether its the shortcut, or the right click on tabs menu) doesn't work correctly for me, it always open a randomly closed page from a while ago and not the recently closed one.

I thought it was a problem with how I close the tabs (ie. if i click on the x or ctrl+w, or the mouse wheel) but it doesn't make a difference, the undo closed tab still doesn't work right.

I tried looking for a solution on here and online but found nothing concrete. So, I appreciate any help.

Asked by seeingolive 2 years ago

Last reply by rgr81_ 1 year ago

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Two windows open every time I click on an email link

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email… (read more)

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email link takes me to. How do I have Firefox just open the window I go to via the link? This never happened before on my old system

Asked by dagord9 2 years ago

Last reply by Rick 1 year ago

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Restore Last Session - But not if I close last tab

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the br… (read more)

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the browser by closing the last tab. In other words: if I close the browser by a regular means (by clicking the rightmost upper X, or by right-clicking the taskbar and choosing close window) it goes to the last viewed site when I reopen the browser – and that's ok – but when I close the last tab and the browser closes, I don't want to see this site again when I reopen Firefox. Is there a way to achieve this? By the way, this is the standard behavior in Google Chrome.

Asked by ravipegolo 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands.

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for thos… (read more)

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands. This would take just one line more and save a lot of time. Thanks.

Asked by AugerJ 2 years ago

Last reply by rwernst 1 year ago

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why are my tabs at the top of the screen abovethe URL bar? How do I get my regular layout back?

Everything has changed on the top of my screen. I can't copy paste, find options, find bookmarks, etc. My tabs are there now. I will have to use another browser if this … (read more)

Everything has changed on the top of my screen. I can't copy paste, find options, find bookmarks, etc. My tabs are there now.

I will have to use another browser if this can't be fixed :-(

Asked by granoff 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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restore previous section did not work

Microsoft just updated my computer and when it restarted and I opened Firefox it didn't restore my open tabs even though I have it set to "restore previous section" … (read more)

Microsoft just updated my computer and when it restarted and I opened Firefox it didn't restore my open tabs even though I have it set to "restore previous section"

Asked by sunfirepc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Why this effort to place tabs above?

My visual limitations make it difficult for me to look up, so the tabs at the bottom are very helpful. Why this effort to place them above? I use them a lot ... and now I… (read more)

My visual limitations make it difficult for me to look up, so the tabs at the bottom are very helpful. Why this effort to place them above? I use them a lot ... and now I have to strain my eyes. Sure you see perfectly well. You could think of people with poor eyesight and older people who are forced to bend their necks. They are two centimeters, yes, but at my age that breaks my neck. I used to use Firefox because I could have tabs down. Not now. It is not ergonomic. Is it time to abandon it? Think about the needs of others. Of all of them.

Asked by isimegapixel 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Opening Tabs after not closing properly

Hello, I got the following problem. When I shutdown my PC and let's say have 20+ Tabs open from a study session, after booting again all these tabs are opened when I st… (read more)

Hello,

I got the following problem. When I shutdown my PC and let's say have 20+ Tabs open from a study session, after booting again all these tabs are opened when I stat firefox.

In many cases this may be the intended behavior, but I really do not like it. I would like that my Firefox behaves in the following manor:

At any given time, when I open my browser for the first time my default setting is shown. 

At any given time, when I open my browser, no older tabs from a session before should be opened

Thank for help in advance I am aware that this might be the stupidest question ever and I have to jump through hoops to make it happen.

Asked by NailuJay 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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homepage

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look fo… (read more)

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look forward to your reply. Thank you.

Asked by long1d2h 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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The end of list of tabs is hidden under taskbar

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I can… (read more)

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I cannot use the last item of this list.

Is there any setting to adjust the height of the list?

Asked by konstantinpopov 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Turning off Autocomplete for new Tabs

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fas… (read more)

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fast, or what is going on but it's really frustrating.

For example, I'll go to reddit, while reddit is loading hit the hotkeys for a new tab, and it'll have reddit autofilled when I want it to be blank because I want to go to twitter or something. It's pretty frustrating and I wind up opening more tabs than I'd like and closing the incorrect ones. Would appreciate some assistance please.

Asked by dart533 1 year ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Tab groups

Hi, Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good. As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awes… (read more)

Hi,

Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good.

As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awesome feature. Any chance of Firefox getting it?

PS Love Firefox, great browser!

Asked by penn0r 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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tab (re)opening order

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to a… (read more)

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to adjust/fix/set that list top becomes left most and list bottom right most in the horizontal list of tabs? I am sure it is not those two extensions, since it worked before. Would be great if FF had a feature to reverse all tabs t1, t2, t3...t97, t98, t99 to reverse order t99, t98, t97...t3, t2, t1. How can this be done with existing FF, tools or extensions? Or is there a setting in about:config that would allow correct/reversed (re)opening order? Thank you!

Asked by spdgnzls 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Restoring lost tabs after a Refresh

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recoveri… (read more)

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recovering from a concussion, and at least for now, I need instructions to be very detailed. Thanks.)

I did a Refresh. (I've never done a Refresh before.) In the past, my tabs would be automatically restored if I quit and then re-opened Firefox. I assumed this would happen after the Refresh. My tabs did not get restored, and Restore Previous Session (in History) is greyed out. Same when I click on the button that looks like three horizontal lines, at the top right-hand corner of the menu bar. When I went to the Restore Tabs page that comes up when you re-open Firefox, the box that usually shows the tabs from the previous session was empty.

Please can someone help me get back the tabs I had just prior to doing the Refresh.

Asked by jane.alexandra.kessler 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Move Cursor Directly to Google Search Bar instead of Address Bar.

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly… (read more)

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly, but it's not possible now as when I open a new tab the cursor by default get into address bar instead. Please Provide solution to this.

Asked by sumit.khurana001 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Collections on desktop version

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fa… (read more)

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fact, I've had to start creating my collections on Edge explorer until see this feature in Firefox... Really useful to get back to your research about certain topic. A way for me to be able to close tabs early and keep all much organized. I see it much more useful for desktop than for mobile version...

Asked by gerpv 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago