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Getting tabs across full width of window

When I have a handful of tabs open, they start scrolling off-screen, despite the fact that there is plenty of room on the tab bar. In fact, tabs never seem to populate t… (read more)

When I have a handful of tabs open, they start scrolling off-screen, despite the fact that there is plenty of room on the tab bar. In fact, tabs never seem to populate the right 50% of the tab bar. I have found plenty of advice about how to set minimum and maximum sizes for the tabs themselves, but that is not my problem. I want to be able to see all of my tabs when there is plenty of room to show them. Any way to solve this?

Asked by wendiwoman2 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

how to restore tabs and extensions

Greetings, recently firefox 96.0.2 crashed running on windows 10. I had installed it long ago and I had tabs that were were active and I had installed 7 add-ons (extensio… (read more)

Greetings, recently firefox 96.0.2 crashed running on windows 10. I had installed it long ago and I had tabs that were were active and I had installed 7 add-ons (extension). when I opened firefox after crash, I discovered 1 - no tabs existed, 2 - settings were as though it was a fresh install (I had to configure settings all over again) 3 - and no extensions I looked for restore under menu bar (the 3 stacked up lines) so far I have been unable to restore my old tabs and extension etc

I hope there is method to bring tabs back (most important). I tried to copy last month history with no success. Thank you for your help in advance. -Sed

Asked by owneri 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already ope… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

Asked by thor94 2 days ago

Last reply by thor94 2 days ago

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prevent opening new window every time

Hello, I have been using Firefox for years without problems, but recently this came about out of the blue: for every action typed into the window, be it a search string … (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox for years without problems, but recently this came about out of the blue: for every action typed into the window, be it a search string or URL, or even about:config, Firefox opens a new window.

I didn't tweak any configuration options, it's not any of the extensions (removed those) nor a theme (using default). Also, this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293906 was not useful.

This is an extremely annoying issue. Please help.

Asked by buzz2rp 2 days ago

Answered by buzz2rp 1 day ago

setting to warn before closing multiple tabs didn't work!

I accidentally clicked on the x in private mode. It didn't warn me before closing the many many open tabs in private mode!!! What the heck?! Firefox is updated to the lat… (read more)

I accidentally clicked on the x in private mode. It didn't warn me before closing the many many open tabs in private mode!!!

What the heck?!

Firefox is updated to the latest version that was offered.

I'm using an ancient" machine but that shouldn't matter. If the box is checked to warn me first, then it always should, regardless what operating system or mode I'm in.

Very disappointed. Please fix or advise a solution I might try to prevent something similar in the future.

But I don't know what in the world I could have possibly done differently.

One checkbox being checked that claims to be to receive a warning before closing multiple tabs at once should be enough.

Asked by God so loved 3 days ago

Last reply by God so loved 3 days ago

Full Screen Mode - Strange Gap between Tabs/Windows Bar and Apple Menu Bar

Dear Firefox Team, Would really need your help regarding an issue I am facing with the MacBook Pro 14inch... I have noticed in Full Screen Mode, there seems to be a gap … (read more)

Dear Firefox Team,

Would really need your help regarding an issue I am facing with the MacBook Pro 14inch...

I have noticed in Full Screen Mode, there seems to be a gap between the Windows Bar and the Apple Menu Bar. Please let me know how I can solve this.

Asked by Sean John 3 days ago

Images not populating in tabs

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab … (read more)

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab images populate normally? I attached a snip of 4 different websites all had images in 2021 and now they will not load.

Asked by szbradfo 4 days ago

Last reply by szbradfo 3 days ago

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Help, please. Tab Mix Plus no longer works & I don't know how to use about:config to accomplish what it did.

See attached image. Things I want to be able to do, which were once easily accomplished with Tab Mix Plus. When I type in search bar, open in new tab. When I type in addr… (read more)

See attached image. Things I want to be able to do, which were once easily accomplished with Tab Mix Plus. When I type in search bar, open in new tab. When I type in address bar, open in new tab. Have new tab open at far right (be the last tab) so it is easy to locate. Ability to protect pinned tabs to protect them from being accidentally closed. Currently, links still open in new tabs but not bookmarks and history. I'm in over my head. I just don't know how to get things to work the way they once did with Tab Mix Plus and don't know why this wonderful add-on isn't valued by Firefox. Thanks!

Asked by T_H_M 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed.

No matter which site i try to open this error pops us. Site load for like 3 sec and then this error pops or sites doesnot load at all. am using 1) Win 8.1 64 bit 2) faci… (read more)

No matter which site i try to open this error pops us. Site load for like 3 sec and then this error pops or sites doesnot load at all. am using 1) Win 8.1 64 bit 2) facing this error while using tor bundle in firefox. Latest version. I have encountered this in my last update too but was able to resolve this issue. Can't remember what i did. 3) i tried about:config and changed the browser.tab thing to false. no change observed 4) i ran firefox in safe mode.issue not resolved. 5) disabled antivirus(quickheal) and ran firefox. issue not resolved. 6) uninstalled and reinstalled it. issue still exist 7) about:crashes shows nothing. 8) graphics and drivers upto date.hardware acceleration disabled.

hope someone has a solution.

Asked by anayamirc 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Crashed tabs not showing up in restore!

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash. … (read more)

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash.

Asked by ND Roughrider 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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If you're a userChrome.css user and your tab height increased on 96.0.2...

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChro… (read more)

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChrome.css:

   #tabbrowser-tabs:not([secondarytext-unsupported]) .tab-label-container {
     height: initial !important;
   }

This counteracts a change in 96.0.2 which sets the height of that element to 2em.

Asked by pg_78 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Saved tabs disappear after I close Firefox

I have a set of tabs (web pages) that I use when I open Firefox. Over the past 4 - 6 weeks the tabs all go away after I shut down Firefox. When I reopen it has a single… (read more)

I have a set of tabs (web pages) that I use when I open Firefox. Over the past 4 - 6 weeks the tabs all go away after I shut down Firefox. When I reopen it has a single tab. It is frustrating since I am working on a project and have to reopen 8 tabs.

It worked for many years and now it has stopped.

Help, please!

Asked by dan.cronin.cos 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Firefox restoring sessions on startup despite "Restore previous sessions" being unchecked in startup

Possible bug: I cannot stop Firefox from restoring sessions after restarting computer. Restore previous session is not checked in Settings, browser.sessionstore.resuming_… (read more)

Possible bug: I cannot stop Firefox from restoring sessions after restarting computer. Restore previous session is not checked in Settings, browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_os_restart is false, and browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash is false as well. Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox 91.0.2, only add-on is TreeStyleTabs, but this behavior displays with add-ons disabled.

Asked by william.harryman 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

Stop cached login for new tab

Hello, I've had this problem before I believe and I had to change something in about:config to rectify this issue but cannot find it nor know exactly how to search for it… (read more)

Hello, I've had this problem before I believe and I had to change something in about:config to rectify this issue but cannot find it nor know exactly how to search for it.

I have two Microsoft Online accounts, Account A and Account B.

When I go to a website I am prompted to pick an account and I can see Account A and Account B. I then enter my credentials for Account A and I'm in, great.

I then go to another site where I need to use Account B, but I don't have the chance to pick Account A or Account B because I'm presented an error because the new tab is trying to use Account A.

How do I stop this?

Asked by danoid 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

inactive pages go blank. firefox 96.0 ubuntu 18.04

hi, it has been 2 days since firefox starts to behave in an unusual way. when opening many tabs, and if i dont click on them (ie inactive) in 2-3 minutes, they go blank. … (read more)

hi, it has been 2 days since firefox starts to behave in an unusual way. when opening many tabs, and if i dont click on them (ie inactive) in 2-3 minutes, they go blank. when i click on an inactive tab, firefox quickly refreshes it and shows the page. example: let's say i have 3 open tabs: tab1, tab2, tab3. i am reading in tab3 for 15mins. in that period, i didnt click on tab2/1. if now i click on tab2, it is blank and no longer displays the content of the page it is supposed to show. then, firefox quickly refreshes the page and displays the true page.

not really sure why this is happening now. never happened before. it is a really annoying behavior as every tab had to be refreshed automatically if i dont click on it in very few minutes. firefox 96.0 ubuntu 18.04. thanks

Asked by soufiane 1 week ago

Last reply by soufiane 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Mort 1 week ago