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Unknown icon on opening a new tab

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Good day,

Can anyone tell me what the icon means on opening a new tab?

I have included a screen shot. The icon changes in the one representing the currently visited website after a second or so.

Many thanks in advance,

Karsten

Good day, Can anyone tell me what the icon means on opening a new tab? I have included a screen shot. The icon changes in the one representing the currently visited website after a second or so. Many thanks in advance, Karsten
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Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Hi Karsten, Firefox 80 has changed the "tab throbber" for users who expressed a preference, either in their operating system settings or in about:config (setting ui.prefersReducedMotion=1), that Firefox use less animation. The ping-ponging dots animation is replaced by the hourglass icon (light gray typically indicates connecting, while solid black indicates loading).

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karsten71 said

Good day, Can anyone tell me what the icon means on opening a new tab? I have included a screen shot. The icon changes in the one representing the currently visited website after a second or so. Many thanks in advance, Karsten

Looks like a "Loading..." hourglass to me. Would make sense, no?

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Looks like it but not quite. Moreover, it never showed up previously...

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Thanks anyway, Roberto!

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Hi Karsten, Firefox 80 has changed the "tab throbber" for users who expressed a preference, either in their operating system settings or in about:config (setting ui.prefersReducedMotion=1), that Firefox use less animation. The ping-ponging dots animation is replaced by the hourglass icon (light gray typically indicates connecting, while solid black indicates loading).

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Great, that makes sense. Many thanks for solving my question jscher2000! ;-)