User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1 The find toolbar does not remember what it was finding when you click a new tab. This is arguably a feature, and I couldn't find a dupe when searching the database, but it does make it very hard to look for a certain text on many web pages on different tabs (something I do a lot). Try the steps to reproduce below. If the toolbar is to have a memory specific to each tab there should ideally be an option to have a global memory instead I think. This could even be checkbox on the Find toolbar itself. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. search for something in google say 2. open the first 10 hits with CTRL+CLICK (new tabs 3. now go to the firts tab and press CTRL+F (to find text) 4. Type some text (which is not necessarily what you searched for in google) 5. Now click a new tab and try to find the same text Actual Results: You have to enter the find text again Expected Results: Remembered the find text from the previous tab The severity is of course difficult to decide and I leave it to FireFox gurus to recast the severity as needed (no doubt you will!)
Blake fixed this a few days ago, but I don't think he gave a bug number. 2004-10-17 builds were the first with the fix.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 250429 ***