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Why does Firefox close my tab when I open an attached pdf file

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Hi, is this problem on your Mac? This question is filed under iOS/iPhone/iPad, but it sounds more like a problem you would have on a computer.

Usually when you click a link to a PDF, Firefox for desktop either will

  • show it in the same tab in place of the current page
  • save it and open it in a new tab

Is your setting working on other sites, the only problem site is your email? Or do you have this problem with all PDF links?

Example PDF link: https://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ61.pdf

(This article can help guide you to the settings if you want to experiment with setting Firefox to take other actions when you download a PDF: View PDF files in Firefox or choose another viewer.)

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Yes it is on my Mac Mini Most of the time it replaces the tab I'm in with the pdf with no apparent way to get back to my original tab?? And then sometimes it will open in another tab but after a little while it will then replace my original tab again with the opened pdf and I lose my original tab?? Not sure about other sites, I have noticed it on my email.

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