User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060522 Minefield/3.0a1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060522 Minefield/3.0a1 When searching and when clicking links in other programs (e.g. GAIM), don't open a new tab when the current page is about:blank Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. with browser.search.openintab set to "true", open a new tab 2. search for "blah" in e.g. Google Actual Results: a new tab opens with the search results Expected Results: use the current page if it is @ about:blank
This behaviour makes sense to me, for how should the program know for what purpose you opened a blank tab?
(In reply to comment #1) > This behaviour makes sense to me, for how should the program know for what > purpose you opened a blank tab? > It wouldn't /know/, but I, for one, have no good use for staying at a blank tab :) I suppose there are times when one wouldn't want this functionality, but for me at least, I can't imagine the bad out-numbering the good. Maybe I just shouldn't have turned on openintab, but a couple of times I've opened a new tab and then used the search box - I just think it should use the blank tab instead of creating another one and leaving the blank tab blank.
See bug 320989 and bug 302352. Duping to the latter one. I think the former will cover the issue with the search bar. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 302352 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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