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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 With the middle mouse click I associate "open a webpage in a new tab". However this is not the result when using the same button on the tab menu. then the current tab window is closed. So my window was closen by mistake rather than a new tab window opened. I would prefer middle mouse click = new tab, while right mouse click would be "close tab" Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
What do you mean by "tab menu"? If you set middle click to open a new tab, then a middle click on the head of that tab closes it. That's the intended behaviour, even if it's not documented.
not a bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
verified not a bug. Reporter: if you would like to change the behavior, please file an 'enhancement' bug. And file it to Browser: Tabbed Browser, please.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: Browser-General → Tabbed Browser
Severity: normal → enhancement
Status: VERIFIED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: INVALID → ---
Summary: tabbed winfdow mouse usability → RFE tabbed winfdow mouse usability
// If you set middle click to open a new tab, //then a middle click on the head of //that tab closes it. //That's the intended behaviour, even if it's not documented. Well, that is inconvinient. Think of one document, on etab situation. You want to open a new tab for browsing. so you click the middle buttom and both windows are closed.
Bug 224594 wants the opposite... (I don't like either)
Summary: RFE tabbed winfdow mouse usability → RFE tabbed window mouse usability (don't close tab on middle click)
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago → 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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