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Download icon in toolbar pops open when I download a file

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It used to be that when I downloaded something, the icon would light up and I could click it to open if I wanted to, but now it pops open whenever I download something. This is very annoying as I often don't want to immediately open the folder that I downloaded to. How do I change this back to not opening automatically?

It used to be that when I downloaded something, the icon would light up and I could click it to open if I wanted to, but now it pops open whenever I download something. This is very annoying as I often don't want to immediately open the folder that I downloaded to. How do I change this back to not opening automatically?
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To stop that happening change the following preference in about:config to false. browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox

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To stop that happening change the following preference in about:config to false. browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox

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Thank you!!