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Firefox not restoring previous tabs even though "Restore Previous Session" is selected

I run FF on both a Windows machine and a MacBook Pro. On the MBP the browser does not save my tabs, despite "restore previous session" being selected. I do not have this … (read more)

I run FF on both a Windows machine and a MacBook Pro. On the MBP the browser does not save my tabs, despite "restore previous session" being selected. I do not have this problem on the Windows machine.

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the browser but it has not made a difference.

I'm running the latest version of the browser and the OS is Big Sur.

Asked by peterjahn1979 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Can I make the tab edges show up again, after the edges disappeared in last update?

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only … (read more)

With today's Firefox update, the edges of the tabs, that allow me to visually distinguish between the multiple tabs that I always have open, disappeared. Now, it is only the font/text that is visible when looking at my browser's multiple tabs. The edges have disappeared, only showing up as a faint shadow when I hover the pointer over a tab. And depending on the name listed on the tab, this makes it very difficult to distinguish one tab from another. This change to the way that Firefox looks is making it difficult for me to maneuver between tabs, and get my work done.

I tried changing colours, as well as the different themes, but in all cases, the edges remain invisible. Attached is a screen image of the different colour/themes, showing that in every case, the edges of the tabs remain invisible.

Is there a way to bring the edges back into view? Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Asked by Rhoda 3 days ago

Search not returning results

When I open a new tab and then search, and then try to search with google then search option does not provide me results. or if I try to even open google through the tab,… (read more)

When I open a new tab and then search, and then try to search with google then search option does not provide me results. or if I try to even open google through the tab, Firefox does not provide me any results. This started happening recently. I have tried clearing the cache and cookies and the issue resolves for a bit and then starts again. I even have removed and tried a fresh install of firefox and I am still seeing the same results. I need help as this is getting annoying.

Asked by agodbole.usa 2 days ago

tabs / tools / bookmarks bars oversized in FFX-89

Hello. Since the last update (89.0), there is an annoying behaviour. The menu bar has kept a normal height, but the tab bar and tools bar are oversized (both are almost t… (read more)

Hello. Since the last update (89.0), there is an annoying behaviour. The menu bar has kept a normal height, but the tab bar and tools bar are oversized (both are almost twice the normal size). The bookmarks items also are overgrown. Does anyone experience the same? Thanks in advance. hhall.

Asked by h.halleux 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Twitch stops video playing

Hello, I have a multi monitor setup. on one i have firefox open with twitch and on one i have a game open. the streams on twitch have been stopping for about a week and o… (read more)

Hello,

I have a multi monitor setup. on one i have firefox open with twitch and on one i have a game open. the streams on twitch have been stopping for about a week and only the sound is still on. in another browser it works without problems. here the strem runs without problems. Does somebody has any idea?

Asked by axel63851 1 day ago

Reopen last closed tab even from another window all with CTRL+Shift+T

I would like to be able to reopen the last closed tab even if it was in another window with only one shortcut. (CTRL+Shift+T is bound in my mouse and I got used to that b… (read more)

I would like to be able to reopen the last closed tab even if it was in another window with only one shortcut. (CTRL+Shift+T is bound in my mouse and I got used to that behavior in chromium)

Asked by extraltodeus 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 21 hours ago

Address and Tab Bar in Fullscreen Mac OS

Hi, In Mac OS, in Firefox's latest update 89.0, when I enter to full screen mode, address and tab bar (Tool bar) get lost, and they only visible when you hover the mouse… (read more)

Hi, In Mac OS, in Firefox's latest update 89.0, when I enter to full screen mode, address and tab bar (Tool bar) get lost, and they only visible when you hover the mouse on the upper side of the application. How can I disable the feature and be able to see the toolbar in full screen mode?

Similar question's answer answer, says that when we right click on Minimize button we can unselect Hide Toolbars. But there is no such option for me, I can only find setting for bookmarks bar.

Asked by Mher Khachatryan 10 hours ago

cannot search in address bar

Hello everyone, I have been having an annoying problem in Fireforx (v.89.0) running on Fedora 33. In the past when I clicked in the address bar and typed in words to sear… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I have been having an annoying problem in Fireforx (v.89.0) running on Fedora 33. In the past when I clicked in the address bar and typed in words to search for Firefox used Google and returned with search results. Now, when I try to do the same the search does not do anything, it just stays on the same page. This is in spite that the search setting is being set: "Use the address bar for search and navigation" and the default search engine is set to: "Google"

Any help with how can I get back the correct behaviour would be appreciated.

Thank you, Lel

Asked by eorylel 3 hours ago

Last reply by ShenLoong99 18 minutes ago

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"Warn me when closing multiple tabs" doesn't work

Bug report. After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing mu… (read more)

Bug report.

After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" under General in the Options has no effect. It always prompts me to confirm close.

Asked by nlinecomputers 8 years ago

Last reply by StanislavShevchenko 8 years ago

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How can I automatically have a new tab always be a copy of the current active tab?

The add-on extension "NewTabURL" (by "sogame") provided the option I want and used for a number of years. But it stopped working when Firefox was updated to version 16.0.… (read more)

The add-on extension "NewTabURL" (by "sogame") provided the option I want and used for a number of years. But it stopped working when Firefox was updated to version 16.0. When I click for a new tab, all I get is a completely blank tab. How can I automatically have the new tab always be a copy of the current active tab?

Can the extension "NewTabURL" be revised to work in version 16 and/or version 17? If not, how else can I get the new tab functionality that I desire? I can't seem to find any other extension that provides that functionality.

Milt Beychok

Asked by Milt Beychok 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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A lot of addons are not compatible with latest versiosn of Firefox! It has become unbearable!

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox! I have used a lot of other programs, and I … (read more)

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox!

I have used a lot of other programs, and I don't think there is any other program that updates as frequently as Firefox - every couple of months there is a new version!

It's not bad thing itself, but very, very bad thing is that, each time I update Firefox, one third of my plugins and addons are not compatible with new version! That completely ruins my joy of surfing the internet; since updating from Firefox 14 to current Firefox 17, I have lost at least five addons that were very important for me; the last one, now, is Tab Mix Plus, it's not compatible with Firefox 17, and my Firefox now looks completely different from what I'm used to, I cannot use it!

This has become unbearable any longer: I cannot cope with constant updates of program and addons, and finding replacements for addons that became incompatible! I want to browse internet, and not always to maintain something within Firefox!

You offered me some half of dozen years of excellent experience of browsing the web, but you've become too user enemy for my liking; , so bye, bye, Firefox!

Asked by Saputnik 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Firefox 17.0 doesn't warn me when closing multiple tabs any more

hi all Having updated to Firefox 17.0 (from 16.0.2), for some reason I don't get warned when closing multiple tabs any more. I've confirmed the relevant options are selec… (read more)

hi all

Having updated to Firefox 17.0 (from 16.0.2), for some reason I don't get warned when closing multiple tabs any more.

I've confirmed the relevant options are selected and am 100% certain this was working fine before updating Firefox today.

I've replicated the problem on my vista 32bit platform and on XP 32 bit too.

I also looked at the changelog for Firefox 17 but can't see any explanation for this change in behaviour, although I wonder whether this might have something to do with it "772319 No option to disable the "Close other tabs" prompt."

As I use Tab Mix Plus (add-on), I've also checked Firefox in safemode and have found the native tab warnings not working, so have concluded it's an issue with Firefox (rather than something to do with an extension).

I've checked "about:config" and "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" is set to true, as is "browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs".

Any help would be appreciated.


Thanks,

Gary

Asked by gazzawazza 8 years ago

Answered by NekoNekoMew 8 years ago

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How do I change the tab colours?

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Ca… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Can someone help?

Asked by Mahombi 8 years ago

Last reply by Ash 8 years ago

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Tab won't close unless you type in a URL. HOW is this coded??

Close tab or X won't work. I had to put in a new URL but, of course, it asked me to confirm I wanted to leave. How do they code a page so you can't close the tab with t… (read more)

Close tab or X won't work. I had to put in a new URL but, of course, it asked me to confirm I wanted to leave. How do they code a page so you can't close the tab with that URL in there???

Asked by PinkiPad 8 years ago

Last reply by PinkiPad 8 years ago

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How do I stop my tabs from refreshing every time I access the tab? It prevents me from being able to view pages when I'm not connected to the internet.

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through… (read more)

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through open tabs, it takes a long time for each page to load.

Thanks

Asked by froman4 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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links, URLs & bookmarks open in same tab -- not separate tabs so i left ff 17 for FF 16

no matter how i configure the tabs setting in firefox (open links and new windows in a new tab) , all links, URLs and bookmarks open in the same tab, instead of as separa… (read more)

no matter how i configure the tabs setting in firefox (open links and new windows in a new tab) , all links, URLs and bookmarks open in the same tab, instead of as separate tabs, unless i first open a new tab and then select/enter the link, URL or bookmark.

for this reason, i ALWAYS use Tab Mix Plus extension...this has mastered the use of tabbed browsing and is very easy to set up and keep up...i dont have to open blank tabs first and TMP has other options too...

i just downgraded from FF 17 to FF 16 bc Tab Mix Plus doesnt work with FF 17 and i wont have my browsing hindered by FF inability to make their tabs work...

btw, i always revert to a previous version of FF until Tab Mix Plus is updated to work with the current FF upgrade...

Asked by desertvoice 8 years ago

Last reply by desertvoice 8 years ago

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I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs? Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijac… (read more)

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijacking new tabs. I installed the ShopAtHome toolbar - which I love - but then I get Yahoo installed (mysteriously and uninvited).

I would like the new tab to reset to its default of: either the panels of previous sites, or the blank page. The prior issues relating to netassistant do not work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by mjclaxden 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago