How to setup Firefox to open a new tab when clicking a link?
PC running Win 10, Firefox 108.0.1
I have been trying to find the setting to make Firefox default to 'open a new tab when clicking a link'?
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PC running Win 10, Firefox 108.0.1 I have been trying to find the setting to make Firefox default to 'open a new tab when clicking a link'?
I want to stop Firefox from overwriting the current tab when I click a link. I want firefox to open all links in new tabs by default.
There are two relevant preferences in about:config. For the first you want 3 and for the second I think you want 0.
For normal links: browser.link.open_newwindow 1:current tab; 2:new window; 3:new tab
Note that you can only use those prefs to divert where to open a link that specifies a target window. A link that would open in the current tab can only be diverted via a middle-click or via Ctrl and a left-click or via the right-click context menu.
None of the options have work for me? FIRE FOX opens every link, every bookmark in the existing window. This once was a very simple preference setting.
I've read MULTIPLE ARTICLES and I've tried various configurations in ABOUT:CONFIG / NEWW and Preferences> to no avail. What am I missing ?
After many years of using firefox, I am about ready to abandon this browser. Seriously, what happened, when did it change and WHY?
Thank you in advance for any assistance.
Try starting Firefox in troubleshoot mode.