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Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 3 years ago

Answered by gershonido 3 years ago

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Limited Tabs

When you open a web site, a tab is created up top under the "File," "Edit," "View," etc. tabs. And, obviously, if you have more then one site open, they're all there. … (read more)

When you open a web site, a tab is created up top under the "File," "Edit," "View," etc. tabs. And, obviously, if you have more then one site open, they're all there. But this week I noticed that with the fourth tab, they stop being visible, and there's arrows on the far left and right. So if you have five or six pages open and you want to go back to the first tab/web site, you have to hit the arrow on the far left to make that tab visible, and then click on the tab.

So they went from one step/click to two, or three, or four! Sometimes I have to click around to find the tab I want. Also, there's times I just want to see if a site/tab is there. Now, I have to click the darn arrow and find it!

Why do they do this? If it aint broke, don't fix it!

I don't want it like this. At all. I want all the tabs there, without any arrows. Just like it always was. How do I get it back to what it was?

Asked by Steve09 9 months ago

Last reply by Steve09 9 months ago

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Tabs on Bottom

Hi Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit) Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again. Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. T… (read more)

Hi

Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit)

Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again.

Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. They were fine this morning then shut down and went out to lunch and when I came back they were back on the top again after months of being where I wanted them below my bookmark bar.

Thoughts on this?

Thanks Dave

Asked by scottish2 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Title bar and tab colour

In most standard Windows applications, the title bar and tab colour follows the default Windows settings, e.g. (in my case) the title bar and tab colour of active applica… (read more)

In most standard Windows applications, the title bar and tab colour follows the default Windows settings, e.g. (in my case) the title bar and tab colour of active application windows is blue. This is true even in Thunderbird. Since FF 89, title bar and tabs are something between white and light gray, which is extremely user-un-friendly. FF developer team should return to the previous colour scheme. Yes, I know the circumstances of free software but this is NO excuse to alienate millions of users. Developers that change fully functionable software just, well, just to CHANGE it should consider that they are doing WRONG. Could anyone tell them? I am just user, not developer and I am not willing to learn developer tools like BugZilla just for this simple guiding principle.

Asked by Semilynx 2 years ago

Answered by Semilynx 2 years ago

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tab deliminators

I am currently on version 110 of firefox. It is driving me crazy how there is no physical object or deliminator between tabs. they all just blend in. Is there any way to… (read more)

I am currently on version 110 of firefox. It is driving me crazy how there is no physical object or deliminator between tabs. they all just blend in. Is there any way to add the "|" (pipe command) between the tabs so they have some sort of separation?

thanks

Asked by LT72884 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Autoplay is blocked when opening link in New Tab without switching to it

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This pa… (read more)

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This particularly happens on Youtube media.

You may find attached to this question an image of my about:config settings.

What further can be done to fix this?

Asked by icywiddow 1 year ago

Last reply by icywiddow 1 year ago

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"Open previous windows and tabs" no longer working

The option to restore tabs and windows is no longer working for me. I normally have a dozen tabs I work thru every day. Yesterday when I shutdown Firefox, all those tab… (read more)

The option to restore tabs and windows is no longer working for me. I normally have a dozen tabs I work thru every day. Yesterday when I shutdown Firefox, all those tabs were there. Today when I open Firefox it only had to single Firefox default homepage. Checking under History there is no option to restore previous tabs, and the recently closed tabs was empty.

To test, I opened an IMDB page and pinned it. I then went to Wikipedia. This gave me a pinned and unpinned tab. I shutdown Firefox via the "X" to close the window. When I restarted Firefox there was only the default homepage. Neither IMDB nor Wikipedia showed up under recently closed tabs and no option to restore the previous session was available.

I have operated Firefox this way for several years. I don't know why this behavior is no longer being supported.

Asked by kesrith1 7 months ago

Last reply by Paw_typist 1 month ago

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How to recover tabs lost when FF 100.0.2 crashed?

Hello, When FF on my Windows 10 machine crashed FF asked if I wanted to refresh FF. I said yes, and FF reopened as usual with all my tabs. After I closed and reopened … (read more)

Hello,

When FF on my Windows 10 machine crashed FF asked if I wanted to refresh FF. I said yes, and FF reopened as usual with all my tabs. After I closed and reopened FF the next time, it reopened without any of my tabs. I then discovered that FF had unchecked the “Startup Open previous windows and tabs” box, which I had previously religiously monitored to be sure it was checked. So I lost all my previous tabs.

In my sessionstore-backups folder I found the file upgrade.jsonlz4-20 as last in a list of three more recent file names. I then dropped the file upgrade.jsonlz4-20 in the scrounger tool on this site: https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html. It expanded in the big window, and when I clicked on Save uncompressed JSON as text, I see all the URLs run together in a text file.

How can I use this information to recover my tabs, please? If so, how? Or is there a better way to use the Scrounger – or another – tool?

Otherwise if I delete the three more recent file names in the list above the upgrade.jsonlz4-20 file, and restart FF will I recover the missing tabs? If so would I the check or uncheck the Startup Open previous windows and tabs box?

Lastly, can I restore my missing tabs using Windows’ “System restore” tool from 3 days before the crash?

Many thanks for any help!

Asked by Rasika Michael 1 year ago

Last reply by Rasika Michael 1 year ago

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after upgrading to ff110 problem with css regarding browser tabs

Appreciate help for the following: 1. these codes don't work anymore in FF 110: #tabbrowser-tab[first-visible-tab="true"] { margin-left: 3px !important; } 2. Also … (read more)

Appreciate help for the following: 1. these codes don't work anymore in FF 110: #tabbrowser-tab[first-visible-tab="true"] { margin-left: 3px !important; }

2. Also this one for Tab Separators , works ok except , the "last tab separator on the right" disappeared , I mean the left is visible but the right side of the tab has no separator :

.tab-content {
position: relative !important;
overflow: hidden !important;
--separator-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.4);
}

.tab-content::before,
.tab-content::after {
content: '' !important;
display: block !important;
position: absolute !important;
background-color: var(--separator-color) !important;
width: 1px !important;
height: 28px !important;
transform: translateY(24px) !important;
opacity: 0 !important;
transition: opacity 0.2s ease !important;
}

.tab-content::before {
left: 0 !important;
}

.tab-content::after {
right: 0 !important;
}

.tabbrowser-tab[visuallyselected][style*=transform]+.tabbrowser-tab[style*=transform] .tab-content::after {
opacity: var(--tab-separator-opacity) !important;
}

.tabbrowser-tab[style*=transform]:not([visuallyselected]) .tab-content::before,
.tabbrowser-tab[style*=transform]+.tabbrowser-tab:not([visuallyselected]) .tab-content::before {
opacity: var(--tab-separator-opacity) !important;
}

.tabbrowser-tab:not([visuallyselected]):not(:hover):not([multiselected])+.tabbrowser-tab:not([visuallyselected]):not(:hover):not([multiselected]) .tab-content::before {
opacity: var(--tab-separator-opacity) !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs[hasadjacentnewtabbutton]:not([overflow]) .tabbrowser-tab[last-visible-tab]:not([visuallyselected]):not(:hover):not([multiselected]) .tab-content::after {
opacity: var(--tab-separator-opacity) !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs[overflow] .tabbrowser-tab[pinned]+.tabbrowser-tab:not([pinned]) .tab-content::before {
opacity: 0 !important;
}

Any help appreciated Thanks look4

Asked by look4 7 months ago

Last reply by look4 7 months ago

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Restore second last closed session

Hi! I had two Firefox windows open at the same time, one with a lot of tabs open in it, and one with only a few open. I was going to close firefox in order to restart th… (read more)

Hi!

I had two Firefox windows open at the same time, one with a lot of tabs open in it, and one with only a few open. I was going to close firefox in order to restart the computer, and closed the window with many tabs in it first, and then I closed the window with only a few tabs in it. The next time I started Firefox, only the window with a few tabs in it loaded, and not the other window in which I had the vast majority of all opened tabs. And I can't find any way to restore the tabs from the other window either. I have looked under the History menu, but I don't see any option to restore a previous session there, so I'm guessing that Firefox thinks that it already has restored the previous session when I opened it up again.

So, how can I restore the tabs I had in the other window, with a lot of tabs opened?

Asked by krikru 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Lost 200+ tabs after big computer crash

Hello, I really need some help, I don't know if I can still do anything, but at least I'm asking here. Last night, my computer crashed really bad and I went to sleep, t… (read more)

Hello,

I really need some help, I don't know if I can still do anything, but at least I'm asking here. Last night, my computer crashed really bad and I went to sleep, today, my Firefox tabs were all gone. I had more than 200 open tabs with stuff to keep in mind, stuff to do later and other things... The weirdest part is that I still had some tabs opened, but it was tabs from 21/012021, how bizarre is that?

I tried everything I could find on here or on other website, but nothing helped. I even tried a recovery of my computer to a week ago, in vain. The only useful thread was this one : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1310742

With ShadowExplorer I found two files from the 23/01/2022 in sessionstore-backups : recovery.baklz4 recovery.jsonlz4

But trying the methods from the previous thread never worked. I also tried to just copy my whole profile folder from the 23/01/2022, and again, no result.

I'm stuck now, I really don't want to lose my tabs and I KNOW they're somewhere.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by JZ 1 year ago

Last reply by JZ 1 year ago

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How To Open New Private Tab Along Side of an Opened Private Tab

Hello, I want open a private tab along side of an opened private tab . But every time it opens in an new window. So, i am shifting from chrome. In chrome when we try to o… (read more)

Hello, I want open a private tab along side of an opened private tab . But every time it opens in an new window. So, i am shifting from chrome. In chrome when we try to open a link in private tab all the private tabs opens in the same window. So, I want to is this feature available in Firefox or not. If have how can I turn it on. Thanks.

Asked by Dipto 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox 113 - tab bar moved to above tool bar

I've just installed Firefox 113.0 and my tab bar is now above the toolbar and bookmarks bar. Up until 112, the tab bar was below the bookmarks bar. I have no changed anyt… (read more)

I've just installed Firefox 113.0 and my tab bar is now above the toolbar and bookmarks bar. Up until 112, the tab bar was below the bookmarks bar. I have no changed anything in UserChrome and in fact that file is still dated 2020. I've searched but haven't found an explanation. Anyone know what changed or is this just a bug? Thanks

Asked by bobbd 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

restore session failure

Today when I closed Firefox and reopened it the option to restore previous session was not shown, as a result I have lost half my pinned tabs (I managed to redo the rest … (read more)

Today when I closed Firefox and reopened it the option to restore previous session was not shown, as a result I have lost half my pinned tabs (I managed to redo the rest from bookmarks) which were vital. I tried going into history but the option was greyed out.

This happened yesterday too but after redoing half my tabs I went to open gmail and it restored all my tabs, I tried the sane today but it failed so am stuck with half my tabs.

Please do not suggest I use synch as I only use one device.

Asked by a.frayed.knot.mate 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Slow Firefox

System: MSI B640 Tomahawk. I5 10600KU 32GB RAM Video: MSI 3070 X3 System Drive: 250GB fast Samsung SSD, with 50% free. System OS: W10Pro_x64 21H1, Defender, no Firewa… (read more)

System: MSI B640 Tomahawk. I5 10600KU 32GB RAM

Video: MSI 3070 X3

System Drive: 250GB fast Samsung SSD, with 50% free.

System OS: W10Pro_x64 21H1, Defender, no Firewall, no extra AV. Firefox_93.0_x64

Network: TYPE: Dedicated FIBER LAN Provider: Telenet Account Type: FIBER_200 Plus +


Addons: Adblock + µblock FBPurity Block Sender New Tab Override Cookie Manager and Cookie quick Manager Auto-High-Quality for youtube Ant Downloader Video Downloadhelper Cute Save Button WebP Image Converter Translate Web Page

Additional Information: Open Pinned Tabs: In between 25 and 60, depending on my current activities.

Tried: Disabling each add-on until all were off. Safe Start. Nothing helps.

Understandings: 1) No browser is made to run up to 60 open tabs (possibly even more)!!! 2) I run a "plethora" (compared to most users) if add-ons; these also bring the use speed down. 3) Resource used: 2GB (with "mere 30 pages" open.

BUT: DESPITE that: I ALSO understand that, considering my system and Network Type, it should not even be problematic with 200 pages open at once. 2GB over 32GB of RAM? Not the slightest issue (and it often runs at 4GB RAM in use). My CPU never runs half high, even when I have like 60 pages open: Should not be an issue then either. My Video Card has plenty resource over as well when at highest for me usage." Again, it should be no issue. My Fiber Netware? Telenet BVBA, Mechelen Test results: Ping: 5ms Jitter: 2ms Download: 904.2 Mbps Upload: 038.3 Mbps Not the best, not the worst, but for simple browsing, more than, I would assume, plenty.

So, what gives, what is the issue? No extreme strain on the system, no background high-resource issues, sure: one or two add-ons in Firefox but these as well do not strain my system, no AV issues, no Firewall issues (I turned that off, I fail to get the need for one as a house-dog-tree user), yet slow performance. Also, while 30'ish tabs running, 2GB used of RAM? My my, what the hell do they do as Site Admins to have these amounts (and NO, I do not do porn, thank you.  :P I am well aware of other people having insane issues surfing porn, as I helped many of these folks)? Sure, Deviant is a larger one that is open, being a graphical site, but like Quora, FB, Hot- and G-Mail and similar, these ain't, so to get a 2GB usage is weird, I would assume. I said, assume: yes, I am not specifically an internet know-all, I know of networking as a former NOVEL Netware Supervisor under UNIX (also Spupervisor), but Networking in a company is not the same as internet.

So, what is going on, why is my browser so slow? Having turned of all and 1 page open it's lightning fast, but now ... So, it is the open tabs, and the add-ons, though when turned off, I see no real difference. Brings it to tabs. How come, it is this "heavy", even for my system, please?

Thank you. Xog.

Asked by dtm_samurai@hotmail.com 1 year ago

Last reply by dtm_samurai@hotmail.com 1 year ago

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Tabs "Jump" back and forth very quickly.

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also … (read more)

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also worsens somewhat when I move the mouse. Occasionally, closing a particular tab stops this action but I cannot determine which type of tab does this. This is driving me crazy. Please HELP!! (Is there some way I can send a video from my iphone?)

Asked by Mort 1 year ago

Last reply by Mort 1 year ago

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Tabbs on Bottom

Woke up this morning, opened up Firefox and the Trolls have been busy rearranging things during the night. My profile manager disappeared, but I was able to fix that. N… (read more)

Woke up this morning, opened up Firefox and the Trolls have been busy rearranging things during the night. My profile manager disappeared, but I was able to fix that. Now my tabs are out of place and I cannot find what to do to put the Tabs back on bottom, "The way they Should be". Help, please.

Anne,

Also, I am not real computer literate, so draw pictures if necessary.

Thank you.

Asked by Anne's Place 1 year ago

Last reply by Anne's Place 1 year ago

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session restore a month out of date

The last 2 times I've had to restart my laptop unexpectedly (ie not shut down properly), Firefox has loaded tabs from a month or so prior which means I lose recent tabs. … (read more)

The last 2 times I've had to restart my laptop unexpectedly (ie not shut down properly), Firefox has loaded tabs from a month or so prior which means I lose recent tabs. Anything I can do to keep the automatic session restore more up to date? Couldn't find anything in settings that might apply.

Asked by Ripley 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago