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Open Link in Same Tab in Firefox

KB-935

Solution

Problem or Question:

I use Firefox and every time I get into Google Drive and work with documents I end up with so many tabs open. How can I avoid this?

Environment:

Firefox

GoogleApps

Solution or Answer:

1. In the web address bar of Firefox, enter "about:config" into the adressbar of the browser and Enter.

about config.png

2. Acknowledge the warning message that may appear.

3. Scroll down in the window and locate the item "browser.link.open_newwindow."
Please note that double-clicking on an item may toggle a feature off or on.

4. Double-click on it and change the value to "1." This will open links in the current tab insteat of opening it in a different tab or window.

browser.link.open.newwindow.png

5. Close the browser window.

Additional information can be found at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/959136

Submitted by Vivian Reed vivian.reed@csueastbay.edu


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21st April 2014 01:20:31 pm

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