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How do I find/search for a "container tab" name from hundreds open among multiple windows?

(Previously asked -- but not answered -- in a roundabout way: "Searching for open tabs among many windows needs improvement", https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/question… (funda kabanzi)

(Previously asked -- but not answered -- in a roundabout way: "Searching for open tabs among many windows needs improvement", https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1360159 )

I find myself, surprisingly, juggling between hundreds of open tabs on topics of interest -- and FF remains nice and stable!

Lately, I have been increasingly assigning/using "container tabs" (vs New Private Window) for shopping, banking, etc. -- very handy.

However, I noticed that I can no longer FIND any of those tabs by name using the search feature of the "List all tabs" button (or via the "%" method). Only traditional/normal tab names appear to be searchable from among those open among multiple windows.

This is rather crippling time-and-effort-wise. I find myself unnecessarily duplicating already-open tabs simply because I can't easily find the "old" ones anymore.

Someone previously suggested trying the extension "Tab Manager Plus"; but as I reported in my previous post, (for me) it caused hesitations and overall FF response became sluggish with my laptop's fan kicking in often -- unacceptable. (Also, apparently no updates since 2018, and I see recent user comments of losing windows full of tabs.)

Is there any good built-in solution I've missed?

Asked by hmarx2014 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 izinyanga ezidlule

link to open in new tab instead of new window

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click… (funda kabanzi)

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click on the link for the website to see the information it is still opening in a new window. How can I fix this so I don't have a lot of new windows. It's irritating to have to close all those stinking windows just to get back to my original window. I just want the links I click on to open in a new tab.

Asked by beachcomber.paradise 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by artist3 1 unyaka odlule

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warn on quit

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to ac… (funda kabanzi)

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to accidentally do. Is there a way to keep this from happening? A simple "Are you sure" confirmation dialog would be great, or I really like the Chrome "hold command-Q" to exit feature. This seemingly simple function is proving extremely difficult to accomplish.

Yes, I'm aware of session restore, but (1) It does not preserve my window arrangement. I use multiple desktops for various tasks, and they each have related browser windows. (2) I need to see webpages exactly as they were when I opened them. Sessions expire, dynamic pages are refreshed, content is removed etc. That is all lost.

I do not want to disable session restore completely. It can still be useful. But, I do not want to trigger session restore automatically every time. Manual activation is ideal.

regarding: "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" I do not want a warning for closing multiple tabs. I often have many windows open and that warning gets annoying. It also doesn't prevent me from accidentally quitting when I only have one tab open.

I tried setting browser.warnOnQuit to true, but it's ignored.

I simply want a confirmation when I use the keyboard shortcut to QUIT. That's it. No side effects. Can Firefox do this?

Asked by MountainManJoe 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Why does Firefox open older windows instead of recently closed one?

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and w… (funda kabanzi)

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and while navigating in the second window I mistakenly close the main. As one does, I hit Open recently closed window. Guess what? Firefox opens a window from yesterday and a few more empty ones, but not the one I just closed. Can someone help me with this?

Asked by GrammarNazi238 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Undo close tab doesn't work

Hi guys, I have a problem with firefox. The option to undo close tab (whether its the shortcut, or the right click on tabs menu) doesn't work correctly for me, it always … (funda kabanzi)

Hi guys, I have a problem with firefox. The option to undo close tab (whether its the shortcut, or the right click on tabs menu) doesn't work correctly for me, it always open a randomly closed page from a while ago and not the recently closed one.

I thought it was a problem with how I close the tabs (ie. if i click on the x or ctrl+w, or the mouse wheel) but it doesn't make a difference, the undo closed tab still doesn't work right.

I tried looking for a solution on here and online but found nothing concrete. So, I appreciate any help.

Asked by seeingolive 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by rgr81_ 1 unyaka odlule

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Two windows open every time I click on an email link

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email… (funda kabanzi)

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email link takes me to. How do I have Firefox just open the window I go to via the link? This never happened before on my old system

Asked by dagord9 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Rick 1 unyaka odlule

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Restore Last Session - But not if I close last tab

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the br… (funda kabanzi)

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the browser by closing the last tab. In other words: if I close the browser by a regular means (by clicking the rightmost upper X, or by right-clicking the taskbar and choosing close window) it goes to the last viewed site when I reopen the browser – and that's ok – but when I close the last tab and the browser closes, I don't want to see this site again when I reopen Firefox. Is there a way to achieve this? By the way, this is the standard behavior in Google Chrome.

Asked by ravipegolo 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands.

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for thos… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands. This would take just one line more and save a lot of time. Thanks.

Asked by AugerJ 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by rwernst 1 unyaka odlule

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Opening Tabs after not closing properly

Hello, I got the following problem. When I shutdown my PC and let's say have 20+ Tabs open from a study session, after booting again all these tabs are opened when I st… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I got the following problem. When I shutdown my PC and let's say have 20+ Tabs open from a study session, after booting again all these tabs are opened when I stat firefox.

In many cases this may be the intended behavior, but I really do not like it. I would like that my Firefox behaves in the following manor:

At any given time, when I open my browser for the first time my default setting is shown. 

At any given time, when I open my browser, no older tabs from a session before should be opened

Thank for help in advance I am aware that this might be the stupidest question ever and I have to jump through hoops to make it happen.

Asked by NailuJay 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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homepage

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look fo… (funda kabanzi)

为什么每次打开都会显示这个界面呢? Why is this interface displayed every time you open it? 我的电脑并没有这个文件,请问要怎么解决呢?期待你们的答复,谢谢 My computer does not have this file, how to solve it? I look forward to your reply. Thank you.

Asked by long1d2h 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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The end of list of tabs is hidden under taskbar

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I can… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, all. I have a problem accesing last item on the tabs list. Firefox makes the list as high as the screen height, not accounting height of taskbar. As a result, I cannot use the last item of this list.

Is there any setting to adjust the height of the list?

Asked by konstantinpopov 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Turning off Autocomplete for new Tabs

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fas… (funda kabanzi)

When I start trying to open multiple tabs at once Firefox autofills the address bar with the address I was at when I hit CTRL+T. I don't know if I'm just doing it too fast, or what is going on but it's really frustrating.

For example, I'll go to reddit, while reddit is loading hit the hotkeys for a new tab, and it'll have reddit autofilled when I want it to be blank because I want to go to twitter or something. It's pretty frustrating and I wind up opening more tabs than I'd like and closing the incorrect ones. Would appreciate some assistance please.

Asked by dart533 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 unyaka odlule

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Tab groups

Hi, Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good. As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awes… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Google Chrome have just dropped an update featuring Tab groups. Holy smokes it is good.

As somebody who frequently has over a thousand tabs open, this is such an awesome feature. Any chance of Firefox getting it?

PS Love Firefox, great browser!

Asked by penn0r 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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tab (re)opening order

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi. When (re)opening a number of bookmarks, e.g. from MySessions v2020.7.0 or OneTab v1.29, just recently, not before, it opens them in reverse order. Is there a way to adjust/fix/set that list top becomes left most and list bottom right most in the horizontal list of tabs? I am sure it is not those two extensions, since it worked before. Would be great if FF had a feature to reverse all tabs t1, t2, t3...t97, t98, t99 to reverse order t99, t98, t97...t3, t2, t1. How can this be done with existing FF, tools or extensions? Or is there a setting in about:config that would allow correct/reversed (re)opening order? Thank you!

Asked by spdgnzls 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Restoring lost tabs after a Refresh

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recoveri… (funda kabanzi)

I'm using Firefox as my browser, on a desktop Mac (OS). Please write out any possible solutions to my problem with as much detail as possible, step-by-step. (I'm recovering from a concussion, and at least for now, I need instructions to be very detailed. Thanks.)

I did a Refresh. (I've never done a Refresh before.) In the past, my tabs would be automatically restored if I quit and then re-opened Firefox. I assumed this would happen after the Refresh. My tabs did not get restored, and Restore Previous Session (in History) is greyed out. Same when I click on the button that looks like three horizontal lines, at the top right-hand corner of the menu bar. When I went to the Restore Tabs page that comes up when you re-open Firefox, the box that usually shows the tabs from the previous session was empty.

Please can someone help me get back the tabs I had just prior to doing the Refresh.

Asked by jane.alexandra.kessler 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Move Cursor Directly to Google Search Bar instead of Address Bar.

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly… (funda kabanzi)

I have an add on through which whenever I open a new tab it shows Google Home page; and earlier the cursor get automatically moved to Search Bar where I can type directly, but it's not possible now as when I open a new tab the cursor by default get into address bar instead. Please Provide solution to this.

Asked by sumit.khurana001 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Collections on desktop version

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fa… (funda kabanzi)

Is there a way to get access on desktops to the saving tabs to collection feature already available on firefox for android version? I find it really useful feature. In fact, I've had to start creating my collections on Edge explorer until see this feature in Firefox... Really useful to get back to your research about certain topic. A way for me to be able to close tabs early and keep all much organized. I see it much more useful for desktop than for mobile version...

Asked by gerpv 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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sending page to my phone doesn't

I use Send Tab to Device all the time. To my phone, my tablet, my work & home laptops. Except recently, the tab I send won't show up on my phone. Notifications are en… (funda kabanzi)

I use Send Tab to Device all the time. To my phone, my tablet, my work & home laptops. Except recently, the tab I send won't show up on my phone. Notifications are enabled. I can send from my phone to my work laptop. I can send from my work to home laptop. But to the phone, it says sent, and nothing ever arrives. Everything is synced. What else can I do?

Asked by Monica 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jtwcallahan2 1 unyaka odlule