In bug 1110771 a right-click menu for the one-click search buttons was implemented. One of the two actions is "search in new tab". Firefox has a preference to *always* open searches in new tabs (browser.search.openintab). If enabled Firefox should offer a option to "search in same tab" instead because the option to search in a new tab does not make a lot of sense in the right-click menu if Firefox always open searches in new tabs.
What does the content context menu do in that case?
Priority: -- → P4
It opens the search result in a new tab, so it's the same as a left-click.
Having a context menu that offers the default action doesn't seem a problem to me, as long as the context menu doesn't do the opposite of what its label says.
I can't find the `search in new tab` option in nightly's preference panel. This issue only make sense if we do expose the `search in new tab` option to user?
(In reply to Fred Lin [:gasolin] from comment #4) > I can't find the `search in new tab` option in nightly's preference panel. > > This issue only make sense if we do expose the `search in new tab` option to > user? I don't agree that it only makes sense if the option is exopsed in the user visible preferences. Yes, no visible option means less users with a non-default configuration and that probably means that it's not that important, but it still makes sense to fix it. ;)
Sorry for my word, the bug still makes sense but at least it gets the lower priority
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