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no easy way to open multiple tabs




Tabbed Browser
13 years ago
10 years ago


(Reporter: Charles Fry, Unassigned)



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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.8

It would be very cool if one could paste multiple URLs (middle-click in Linux)
and have them all open, each in a new tab!

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Comment 1

13 years ago
Please be more specific about what your proposal. Where will you paste the URLs?
See also discussions in bug 9247, and bug 4778.

Comment 2

13 years ago
I don't know what the equivilant behavior is on other platforms, but on Linux
one can "paste" a URL by clicking with the middle mouse button anywhere in the
main browser window where pages are displayed. Perhaps the corresponding
behavior on other platforms would be to paste multiple URLs in the Location Bar.
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Comment 4

12 years ago
I still think that this is a valid request, although I have changed the summary
to reflect the fact that there simply is no easy way to open a large number of
tabs, given a list of URLs.
Summary: pasting multiple URLs could open multiple tabs → no easy way to open multiple tabs

Comment 5

12 years ago
When clicking on a link in antoehr applciation (say, a mail-reader), this already works when they're separated by a "|". See bug 221445 for problems with that.

Opening from inside the open-file dialog box is bug 217921.

But typing multiple URL's inside the locationbar would be too difficult for Joe Sixpack. Recommend WONTFIX (this can be done in an extension, but doesn't belong in Firefox).
Assignee: bugs → nobody


10 years ago
Depends on: 221445
Version: unspecified → Trunk

Comment 6

10 years ago
WONTFIX seems proper in this case.


10 years ago
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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