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    Tech Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    This may or may not be useful to some folk, but if you're like me and use 'Clear Private Data (Ctrl+Shift+Delete)' quite alot, does it piss you off how when you click the drop-down address bar you still see loads of web sites? Well here's how to stop it.

    Here is how to turn off this fookin' annoying feature:
    1) Type “about:config” (without the quotation marks) into the location bar
    2) Click the “I’ll be careful, I promise!” button
    3) Filter “browser.urlbar.maxRichResults”
    4) Double click the row and reset the value to “0″

    Job done.

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Yeah it is always annoying when the Mrs goes on the machine and types it drops down to [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] when she goes to type in the tescos address.


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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    lmfao

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    This is why I used Chrome and the Mrs uses IE7. I don't think she even knows what Chrome is so never uses it

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    another quick one i use a lot:

    hold down ctrl, shift and T to re-open the last tab you closed

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by B3ARKILLA.UK View Post
    another quick one i use a lot:

    hold down ctrl, shift and T to re-open the last tab you closed
    you've just made my week mate. been looking for a faster way to do this for years

    of course in decent browsers you press ctrl+z for undo when you make a mistake like closing a tab, but I'm forced to use firefox because opera doesnt do a decent linux version and this is the one feature it's been lacking

    knowing this i think i might actually like firefox just a little bit... maybe

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    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    But did anyone listen? nope.
    “If I asked you to have sex with me, would the answer to that question be the same as the answer to this question?”


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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by B3ARKILLA.UK View Post
    another quick one i use a lot:

    hold down ctrl, shift and T to re-open the last tab you closed
    Or you can click on "History" and then put your mouse icon over "Recently closed tabs" at the bottom and choose from there.

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    I keep on trying out firefox but there is one thing that bugs me and that is that i can't get it to open a new tab if i click something in my favourites it just opens it in the same tab

    i know you can create a new tab and then open something in your favourites but i want it to open automatically like it does in maxthon

    anyone know how to do this

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by fanni View Post
    I keep on trying out firefox but there is one thing that bugs me and that is that i can't get it to open a new tab if i click something in my favourites it just opens it in the same tab

    i know you can create a new tab and then open something in your favourites but i want it to open automatically like it does in maxthon

    anyone know how to do this
    I think Tab Mix Plus can do this, but could be wrong -
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Edit: Just tried it, and it does exactly what you want, open Options, then Events, and tick the Open Tabs From: Bookmarks/History.
    Last edited by broona; 19th December 2008 at 09:23 PM.

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    Cheers for that Mr. O. As much as I like much of FF, that was the thing that annoyed me. It seems everytime I started typing a url, it took over my PC like it was giving it a good defrag lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by broona View Post
    I think Tab Mix Plus can do this, but could be wrong -
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Edit: Just tried it, and it does exactly what you want, open Options, then Events, and tick the Open Tabs From: Bookmarks/History.

    Works a treat mate i'm converted

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    Quote Originally Posted by BertRoot View Post
    Yeah it is always annoying when the Mrs goes on the machine and types it drops down to [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] when she goes to type in the tescos address.
    There is always the stealther plugin, saying that just read it is not working to well with the latest version of firefox.

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    Quote Originally Posted by broona View Post
    I think Tab Mix Plus can do this, but could be wrong -
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Edit: Just tried it, and it does exactly what you want, open Options, then Events, and tick the Open Tabs From: Bookmarks/History.
    I just installed this, I love the way it shows a loading bar in the tab!

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by fanni View Post
    I keep on trying out firefox but there is one thing that bugs me and that is that i can't get it to open a new tab if i click something in my favourites it just opens it in the same tab

    i know you can create a new tab and then open something in your favourites but i want it to open automatically like it does in maxthon

    anyone know how to do this

    Right click on your favourite bookmark and open in new tab..easy.

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by fanni View Post
    I keep on trying out firefox but there is one thing that bugs me and that is that i can't get it to open a new tab if i click something in my favourites it just opens it in the same tab

    i know you can create a new tab and then open something in your favourites but i want it to open automatically like it does in maxthon

    anyone know how to do this
    Quote Originally Posted by broona View Post
    I think Tab Mix Plus can do this, but could be wrong -
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Edit: Just tried it, and it does exactly what you want, open Options, then Events, and tick the Open Tabs From: Bookmarks/History.
    Quote Originally Posted by fanni View Post
    Works a treat mate i'm converted
    Quote Originally Posted by Chris B View Post
    I just installed this, I love the way it shows a loading bar in the tab!
    Quote Originally Posted by Godscrasher View Post
    Right click on your favourite bookmark and open in new tab..easy.
    Just Ctrl Click ffs!

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by B3ARKILLA.UK View Post
    another quick one i use a lot:

    hold down ctrl, shift and T to re-open the last tab you closed
    If you're using Tab Mix Plus (sounds like a few are now) you can also use ctrl and F12.

    Dunno if it's the same if you aren't using Tab Mix Plus, I can't be bothered to disable it and restart FF.

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    Default Re: Firefox 3 users - Little tip. :)

    Or middle-click.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris B View Post
    Or middle-click.
    Hard to middle click on my laptop

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    Ah, point taken.

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