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firefox tab name edit

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ? right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Ag… (read more)

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ?

right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Agency-Home because i just do.

i have three other bookmarks for OSC: i can edit the bookmark name from "properties" but have never known whether i can also edit the name shown on a tab.

LOGO Home isn't too helpful to me. but even just knowing that i CAN'T edit tab names will be helpful to know, so i can stop thinking about it and get some sleep after another bag of chocolate-chip cookies. being an american right now is plenty stressful.

who named them "cookies" anyhow?-is it bc they kind of leave crumbs? did i win?

thank you for helping. i do appreciate it.

Asked by notanotherhero 2 months ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 2 months ago

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Links suddenly not opening in a new tab (since last update?)

Hi. I've been using Firefox for Mac for ages and when clicking on a link, it would open the page in a new tab. However, since the last update (84.0.2 (64-bit)) when I cl… (read more)

Hi. I've been using Firefox for Mac for ages and when clicking on a link, it would open the page in a new tab.

However, since the last update (84.0.2 (64-bit)) when I click on a link it opens it in the same tab.

I've checked options in "preferences" and can't find any option other than "open links in tabs instead of new windows".

I have also gone into "about:config" and checked the "browser.link.open_newwindow" which is correctly marked 3 (tabs).

I've disabled all add-ons but this did not solve the problem. :(

I'd appreciate any help ;) Thanks

Asked by nee_m_d 2 days ago

Answered by Scribe 2 days ago

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Create a group of related tabs

I have open half a dozen or so tabs related to one subject. I would like to put them all into one "super tab", such that only the super tab shows as an open tab. Then, by… (read more)

I have open half a dozen or so tabs related to one subject. I would like to put them all into one "super tab", such that only the super tab shows as an open tab. Then, by clicking on that tab, it would show the tabs within it, any one or more of which could be selected. Is this possible, and if so how is it done? Perhaps there's an add-on or extension that would do this.

I have already created a multi-tab bookmark that sorta, maybe accomplishes the same thing. But it's not as convenient as what I envision as described above.

Thanks for any advice or words of wisdom.

Asked by Ron 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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tabs below address bar - an ongoing problem not fixed !!!

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of bein… (read more)

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of being ignored. We want/need tabs bellow address bar. Now, tell us how to simply get tabs below address bar or tell the coders to provide us with the option. And, we don’t care about any excuses as previously provided or outright ignored by them.

Asked by g7777 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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About opening a tab in a new tab (not new window) conveniently

I found when pressing Alt+Enter in the address bar, the link will open in a new tab, which is nice. But if I press Alt+click a link in the page, the link does not open in… (read more)

I found when pressing Alt+Enter in the address bar, the link will open in a new tab, which is nice. But if I press Alt+click a link in the page, the link does not open in a new tab (while Shift+click can open in a new window as expected). I'm not sure if it's a problem, but I hope Firefox can have this feature so that opening a link in a new tab can be more convenient.

Besides, in some browsers, drag a link to a nearby place will open in a new tab. However, in Firefox, this manner does not work, unless I drag a link to the tabs bar.

Asked by SolidBlock 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox opens with huge number of tabs whose access brings Firefox to a halt

When Firefox is launched on my Mac desktop, it takes a long time to display a browser window, and the window is filled with innumerable tabs whose origins I can't underst… (read more)

When Firefox is launched on my Mac desktop, it takes a long time to display a browser window, and the window is filled with innumerable tabs whose origins I can't understand. I have tried many of the remedies suggested for dealing with too many tabs, and none seem to work. I trashed the Firefox application and the folder /User/Library/Application_Support/Firefox, restarted the Mac, and Firefox works well for a while, but when I do a Google Search the browser window is suddenly populated with huge numbers of tabs that seem similar to what I have seen in past occasions, and Firefox stalls. Are there some other files containing a record of all these tabs that I can delete, to stop this from happening?

I can't "Refresh Firefox", because Firefox is unusable at the point when the problem occurs.

Asked by ronthrun 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Disable automatic tab pinning behavior?

I still haven't understood how exact this works in Firefox, but apparently if I open a link in a new tab, the parent tab is automatically pinned? How do I disable this au… (read more)

I still haven't understood how exact this works in Firefox, but apparently if I open a link in a new tab, the parent tab is automatically pinned? How do I disable this automatic pinning of tabs? It is driving me nuts since the tabs are small and hard on my motor skills.

Asked by Vijay Venkataraman 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Firefox 84.01 no Restore All Tabs on Restart function

I had to reinstall Firefox yesterday because it kept crashing on my Mac (OS Mojave). Unfortunately I can't find the option to Restore All Tabs on Restart anywhere! I like… (read more)

I had to reinstall Firefox yesterday because it kept crashing on my Mac (OS Mojave). Unfortunately I can't find the option to Restore All Tabs on Restart anywhere! I like to use multiple tabs all the time so this is a necessity for me.

Thank you for your help.

Asked by gillie2tat 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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How to prevent every link I click to open in a new tab

I just came back to Firefox after about 2 months, as Microsoft crushed my OS with their fall feature update. I could not get many items running, and just had to start fro… (read more)

I just came back to Firefox after about 2 months, as Microsoft crushed my OS with their fall feature update. I could not get many items running, and just had to start from scratch.

That being said, I surely do not recall that every time I clicked a link, it would open in a new tab. I mean, every single time. Who ever thought that was a good idea.

Anyone have a clue as to what's happening here? I usually only want a new tab to open when either I choose it as a right-click option, or when builders have invested it specifically in their code, as they know it will navigate away from their site, etc...

I would be most thankful to get this baby back running like normal. Your help is appreciated!

Btw, fresh windows 10 install. The only extensions I have running are adblock, lastpass, blur, downloadthemall and new tab homepage (which just let's me determine the page address.)

Asked by Dave Z 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Firefox logo appears for a split second in a new tab.

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always … (read more)

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always be there. Can this be done without browser add-ons, but with normal settings?

Asked by Богдан 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Full page view

Somehow, my view of the browser changed to a full page view of the active tab. I cannot find where to turn that off. I wish to go back to the normal view so that I can se… (read more)

Somehow, my view of the browser changed to a full page view of the active tab. I cannot find where to turn that off. I wish to go back to the normal view so that I can see my tabs at the top and my start menu at the bottom. Any suggestions?? Thanks!

Asked by tommysutton1 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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How do I minimize tabs in FF 84.0?

Am running FF84.0 on a 64-bit Windows 10 machine. After installing this FF version, I see only the "X" to close the tab, with no "--" to minimize. How do I minimize, rat… (read more)

Am running FF84.0 on a 64-bit Windows 10 machine. After installing this FF version, I see only the "X" to close the tab, with no "--" to minimize. How do I minimize, rather than close, a tab?

Asked by davekelly23405 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Location of Open a New Tab icon

The + for adding a new tab is located at the upper right hand corner of my Firefox screen. Is there a way to have it show up next to the last tab that was opened? My Fi… (read more)

The + for adding a new tab is located at the upper right hand corner of my Firefox screen. Is there a way to have it show up next to the last tab that was opened? My Firefox at home has the + next to the last new tab. My Firefox at work has it on the upper right hand corner. The attached file shows what I am talking about with the + circled in red and the yellow arrow showing where I would like it to be if this is possible. Thanks.

Asked by bep35 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Left-click opens the link in a new tab instead of the same tab in browser

After i deleted the cookies and site data i noticed that after i searched something and pressed left-click, instead of opening the website in the same tab, it opens it in… (read more)

After i deleted the cookies and site data i noticed that after i searched something and pressed left-click, instead of opening the website in the same tab, it opens it in a new one and takes them, it is somehing that i do not want, as if i want to open it in a new tab i can just use the middle key to do it.

Asked by iosifpetroulakis 1 month ago

Answered by Scribe 1 month ago

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When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page

When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page. (Previously, Firefox would happily open up to 10 or more Tabs for reading later, without batti… (read more)

When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page. (Previously, Firefox would happily open up to 10 or more Tabs for reading later, without batting an eyelid)

Firefox even declined to open my Home Page a short while ago.

The only extension I am using is Adblock Plus, and even disabling it, or restarting in Safe Mode, makes no difference.

I am using Firefox release 83.0 - and I've tried turning off Hardware Acceleration - again, no difference.

Any help/advice much appreciated Robin

Asked by robinf24300 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago