Firefox: It was around here! Please refresh my memory! I want to do that again!
- Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 17:01:11 -0200
- From: Ocalab <ocalab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Firefox: It was around here! Please refresh my memory! I want to do that again!
I discovered that something very good I did in one FF profile I use ,
but not in the other. (I have more than 2 profiles, and usually there is
more than one opened at the same time) I am almost 100% sure that the
key to the behaviour I want is changing some setting (possibly just one,
but not sure) in about:config.
The behaviour I want is: when I click in a link holding the ctrl key,
the new tab will *not* get focus immediately (that is FF's default). I
may continue to read the page where the link is while the new tab loads
or I am not satisfied with what I read. To focus the new tab is a simple
"ctrl+tab" ahead (as if it was focused just before the current tab got
focus, which is great for me).
What setting(s) do I change to get that behaviour, in that other
profile? I could not find where that was by the starred posts I have
here (but maybe I did not star it, my mistake, forgot, ...). May you
refresh my memory or (simply) tell me how to do that?
These about:config changes + consequences are so hard to find! I will
write all I like and ever use in a personal collection (stored in a
simple text file in some draft email) from now on. This will be the
first one there!
If this message and others are off-topic,
disconsider that part of it, or ask it to be
moved to another group. If someone replied
here, my opinion is that there is no problem
with that - a problem is something that is
really rare, IMO.
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