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when i click "new tab" it opens a new firefox window entirely.

if i have for example 4 tabs open i will also have 4 windows that all share the same tabs. i have tried using "about:config" and inputting "browser.tabs.allowTabDetach" … (read more)

if i have for example 4 tabs open i will also have 4 windows that all share the same tabs. i have tried using "about:config" and inputting "browser.tabs.allowTabDetach" and setting it to false and it doesnt help. what can i do to get opening a new tab to stay on the same window

Asked by h_bomb 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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The ''x'' is gone, I want it back, please?

Please, I want my tab's x back no matter how many tabs are open. My monitor is very large so I can see. Looking for close tab after right click, is a problem for my eyes … (read more)

Please, I want my tab's x back no matter how many tabs are open. My monitor is very large so I can see. Looking for close tab after right click, is a problem for my eyes as I have to get up close to my monitor and then it takes too long to find the close tab. Just a few hours ago, the x disappeared, even on the tab I had open, and I didn't have as many tabs open as I usually do.

I did some looking and i found that you had changed it a long time ago but it only just affected me now (my (computer is not even a year old), even my laptop had the x on each tab (although I haven't used it in two weeks). I rely on the tab's x, especially the tab that I have open, no matter how many tabs, there is no x anymore at all, unless i have fewer than seven tabs open on my 27 monitor. I even changed the minimum tab size without result. No x on the tabs, no x on the tab I'm using. Thank you for your time spent reading this old woman's rant, i'm sorry for the bother. I would appreciate your help. Thank you, v.l.duff ginduf@gmail.com

Asked by ginduf 7 months ago

Answered by ginduf 7 months ago

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How do I know which websites in my browsing history was an open tab that Firefox lost???

I was downloading Davinci Resolve on a 2021 Lenovo Laptop running Windows whatever it is, and then the software asked to restart. I said NO because I wanted to make sure … (read more)

I was downloading Davinci Resolve on a 2021 Lenovo Laptop running Windows whatever it is, and then the software asked to restart. I said NO because I wanted to make sure all my tabs would be safe. I literally am caretaking two parents and had a BUNCH of tabs open for each of their needs and my own. I had maybe 7 browser windows open and each one had several tabs open.

Usually random updates and restarts have NEVER ever lost my browser windows or tabs. But this time? After I said DO NOT RESTART, it did a glitch anyway without restart and lost ALLLLL my tabs!!!!

I could see all the 7 windows at the taskbar but nothing was loaded on them.

For the first time there was no "restore previous session."

YES I tried to do the whole Jason restore of previous sessions, copied a folder onto my desktop, deleted the ones I was told to, and for some reason the new session updated the old session on the desktop and it all failed and now that is gone. My last hope was the ONE file that was not session updated (not "recovery," not "previous") but an "upgrade" file and when I clicked on it, I get the box that went nowhere when I tried the exe file nor save (attached screenshot). Now it has restarted too many times to restore the "previous" session.

Yes I still have my browser history BUT.........

My only hope is going through literally THOUSANDS of website history I still had but one month literally had 4000 sites (I do a lot of research). So many were important but not thousands. I have been perusing each one, one by one but WHICH could have been an OPEN TAB????

Is there ANY easy way to see which of the thousands was actually an OPEN TAB???

Thanks in advance.

Asked by cstarkdragon 8 months ago

Last reply by Paul 8 months ago

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The dot which goes back and forth on a tab while a page is loading stopped working. A page will still load but I have no idea when. I uninstalled firefox and reinstalled … (read more)

The dot which goes back and forth on a tab while a page is loading stopped working. A page will still load but I have no idea when. I uninstalled firefox and reinstalled it that didn't work.I tried the troubleshoot mode nothing there helped.....I downloaded the latest update.....still no help....I've never seen this before and I've been using firefox since it's beginning. There's only a hourglass shaped icon in the tab now.

Asked by flatwound56 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 months ago

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Opening new tab via right-click on other tabs doesn't put cursor focus in URL bar

If you have multiple tabs open and you hit Ctrl-T to open a new one, it opens it at the end of the tabs, and the cursor focus moves to the URL bar so you can start typing… (read more)

If you have multiple tabs open and you hit Ctrl-T to open a new one, it opens it at the end of the tabs, and the cursor focus moves to the URL bar so you can start typing in an address/search.

If you right-click on any of those tabs, it opens a new tab to the right of that tab, instead of at the end (which is what I want, as right-clicking on a specific one to open a new tab, to me, means you are linking those tabs in layout and want them together) BUT the cursor focus DOES NOT move to the URL bar.

This seems pretty counter-intuitive, and means that so many times I right-click, Open New Tab, and start typing a URL and then see that I have to stop typing, click in the URL bar, and start typing all over again.

Is there an about:config to force the focus to the URL bar, or is this a bug? If there's no setting for this, I would definitely consider this a bug because you have 2 different behaviors for New Tabs.

Asked by mozilla.org20 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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I Closed My Firefox Tabs, and When I Use Ctrl + Shift + T, Only Half of the Windows Are Restored

I had something like 7 windows open 10 minutes ago (yes I am a tab hoarder). I was trying to run a game that used a lot of RAM, so I decided that I would close ALL of my … (read more)

I had something like 7 windows open 10 minutes ago (yes I am a tab hoarder). I was trying to run a game that used a lot of RAM, so I decided that I would close ALL of my firefox tabs in hope that the game would run smoother with the 5gb that Firefox was using. I didn't think anything of losing the tabs because I had accidentally closed windows in the past using the big red 'x', and an easy ctrl + shift + t always restored the entire window no problem. When I tried to open firefox again within the next 5 minutes, only 3 of the windows restored themselves, I assume using the general > startup > open previous windows and tabs setting. Using Ctrl + Shift + T did nothing to restore them. Please help, as the windows that did reopen were the ones that I cared the least about.

Asked by lucas.gorter 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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new tab opens always on the right

When I pressed the "+" symbol at the right side of my tabs with the left mouse button, a new tab opens at the most right place. So far, so easy. When I pressed the same … (read more)

When I pressed the "+" symbol at the right side of my tabs with the left mouse button, a new tab opens at the most right place. So far, so easy.

When I pressed the same "+" symbol using the middle mouse button, the new tab opened right beside the active tab. Now, middle mouse button and left mouse button do the same thing.

Work around could be to open the context menu (right mouse button) of a tab, choose "new tab" an get a new tab right beside the tab chosen with the mouse pointer while pressing the right mouse button.

Did something recently change?

Asked by bbutscheidt 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Pocket taking over my computer

How do I remove pocket from Firefox? The published solution does not work. When I type "about:config" in the URL, then "pocket," and change the "extensions.pocket.enab… (read more)

How do I remove pocket from Firefox?

The published solution does not work. When I type "about:config" in the URL, then "pocket," and change the "extensions.pocket.enabled" to "false," the pocket page still shows up after I close a session or a screen asking me to sign in to pocket. I am always closing unnecessary pocket related tabs.

As I remember, one time it worked but only for two days and then the some form of the pocket page showed up again.

Restarting Firefox does not change anything. Please advise.

Asked by dougg1 9 months ago

Answered by dougg1 9 months ago

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Lost Tabs after multiple system freezes, forced shutdowns and crashes.

Hello, I am desperately trying to recover lost tabs from Firefox Browser after 2 crashes, freezing and forced shutdowns. I need the tabs for my work, and as usually hap… (read more)

Hello,

I am desperately trying to recover lost tabs from Firefox Browser after 2 crashes, freezing and forced shutdowns. I need the tabs for my work, and as usually happens, this has occurred at a time when I'm running to meet a critical deadline.

I've tried going to history, but the "recently closed tabs" option was greyed out:-( I've tried searching for other solutions, but cannot fine any that fit my situation. I'm not an IT expert - I know my way around what I need to use (i.e. professional worker), so clear & simple explanation would be much appreciated.

Can I recover the lost tabs from backed up data or a previous system image? My system is Windows 7, and I'm currently running Firefox version 115.0.2. All suggestions welcome!

Thanking you in anticipation off prompt assistance, MLH

Asked by PoodleFamily 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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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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Library should open new tab when click item in library

I am very happy with the upgraded Firefox library. It works great except for one feature. Maybe there is a setting for it that I have missed. When I click on an item i… (read more)

I am very happy with the upgraded Firefox library. It works great except for one feature. Maybe there is a setting for it that I have missed.

When I click on an item in my library to open it, it opens it over top of the right-most tab that I have open. That means I always have to be careful to have a blank tab open, otherwise I lose the last item I was viewing. Is there a setting, or can you add a setting, to have the library open links in a new tab, or if one prefers in the existing tab? I want to be able to open in new tabs.

Asked by eberger5 9 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 9 months ago

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Shortcut to deattach tab into seperate window

Is there a shortcut to deattach tabs from one browser window so it turns into seperate window, so that you don't need to deattach tabs with clicking and dragging them wit… (read more)

Is there a shortcut to deattach tabs from one browser window so it turns into seperate window, so that you don't need to deattach tabs with clicking and dragging them with mouse?

Asked by crhe 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Issue with Mozilla Firefox Browser

Hello, I am experiencing some difficulties with my Mozilla Firefox browser and would appreciate some help in resolving the issue. Below are the details: Operating Syste… (read more)

Hello,

I am experiencing some difficulties with my Mozilla Firefox browser and would appreciate some help in resolving the issue. Below are the details:

Operating System: [Specify your operating system, e.g., Windows 10, macOS Big Sur, etc.] Firefox Version: [Specify your Firefox version, e.g., Firefox 89.0.2] Description of the Issue: [Provide a detailed explanation of the problem you are facing] I have tried the following troubleshooting steps without success:

Clearing browser cache and cookies Disabling add-ons and extensions Resetting Firefox to its default settings Despite these efforts, the issue still persists. I have also searched through the Mozilla Firefox support documentation and community forums but haven't found a solution that addresses my specific problem.

Could someone please provide guidance or suggest any additional troubleshooting steps I could take to resolve this issue? Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

If any further information is needed, please let me know. Thank you in advance for your help.


best regard [http://example.com Pun and Jokes ]

Asked by Pun and Jokes 9 months ago

Last reply by Terry 9 months ago

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how do I remove? How did I put it there to begin with?

Hello, Please tell me how to remove the tab on the far left of the photo. I can close tabs, but this one is permanent. It is there whenever I open up Firefox. How did I … (read more)

Hello, Please tell me how to remove the tab on the far left of the photo. I can close tabs, but this one is permanent. It is there whenever I open up Firefox.

How did I even put it there? Thank you

Asked by dsvphd 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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When I type in address bar to search, the search result page does not display page address in the address bar.

I am using Firefox 114.0.2 address bar only, no search bar. I do not remember when it was happened, but today when I want to copy and paste page address I found out that … (read more)

I am using Firefox 114.0.2 address bar only, no search bar. I do not remember when it was happened, but today when I want to copy and paste page address I found out that address bar did not display the page address as previous version, just display the words I searched as a search bar (if the search bar is enabled, and typed in search bar then push enter, address bar will display address of search result page, and search bar will keep displaying the words in it). I attached my screenshot below. Using another tab and "switch to tab" feature by Firefox, I found out the page address. In my screenshot, I typed "test" and using Google to search (I also tried Bing, Wikipedia and more and all of them have the same problem with their owned link) and the page address should be "https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=test" but even I paste this link into the address bar, it will only display "test" like the pic. I think it is a trim feature but I do not which preference I should edit in about:config. I have set "browser.urlbar.trimURLs" to false for displaying http and www, but it is not work this time.

Asked by 920619lqy 9 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 9 months ago

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tabs NOT highlight links

How do I tell firefox's tab key not to go to links, only form fields. That is, if you go to https://visca.com/apac/dites/, hitting 'tab' should take you to the form field… (read more)

How do I tell firefox's tab key not to go to links, only form fields. That is, if you go to https://visca.com/apac/dites/, hitting 'tab' should take you to the form field [Cerca], whereas now it scrolls through all the links first.

Thanks in advance, Lou

Asked by louhevly 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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New tab opens to a search website not a blank page

when I open a new tab why does it open this website (https://search.rspark.com/?ytm)???? It's suppose to open a blank page. I set my preferences to open a blank page fo… (read more)

when I open a new tab why does it open this website (https://search.rspark.com/?ytm)????

It's suppose to open a blank page. I set my preferences to open a blank page for a new tab. This never happened before until I updated my Firefox. I am using 110.0 Firefox browser on my Mac. I am running Mac OS 10.15.7

Never had this problem before and I did a clean install.

Asked by cargrfx1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Missing "Send Tab to Device" button on linux

When I right click a tab I do not get the option to "Send Tab to Device" that I am used to on Windows. Is this missing from the Linux version? Or is there a setting for i… (read more)

When I right click a tab I do not get the option to "Send Tab to Device" that I am used to on Windows. Is this missing from the Linux version? Or is there a setting for it?

I have searched the internet for this problem and could not find such things. I would appreciate any help!

Asked by info3416 10 months ago

Answered by info3416 10 months ago