Closed Bug 358627 Opened 14 years ago Closed 14 years ago

suggestion to have a link to open bookmarks in a folder in new tabs

Categories

(Firefox :: Bookmarks & History, enhancement)

enhancement
Not set

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 216346

People

(Reporter: amr.el.sharnoby, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1) Gecko/20061010 Firefox/2.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1) Gecko/20061010 Firefox/2.0

I want to have a link in the bookmark folders to open the bookmarks in new tabs?
Why when I open bookmarks with "Open All in Tabs" link I lose my currently opened tabs?
Why don't it open in new tabs by default? I think it's more logic that it open in new tabs other than overriding my opened tabs !!
why would I have to open a new window then "Open All in Tabs" to get bookmarks opened without losing my currently opened tabs?
What if I've too many bookmarks in a folder so I cannot right click on every bookmark and "open in a new tab"?? should I open a new window then? I think opening a new window for that will make the great "tabbed browsing feature" of Firefox less useful ...

Thanks very very very much for you great efforts :) ! 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open some pages in multiple tabs
2.Open a bookmark folder an click on "Open All in Tabs"


Actual Results:  
You will lose your currently opened pages ... :(

Expected Results:  
Open the bookmarks in new tabs and never override my currently-opened tabs
Set browser.tabs.loadFolderAndReplace to false in about:config - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.tabs.loadFolderAndReplace
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
(In reply to comment #1)
> Set browser.tabs.loadFolderAndReplace to false in about:config -
> http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.tabs.loadFolderAndReplace
> 
Thanks very very much for you kind help :)
Nice option! but even if that option exists it should be setted to false by default! for all the reasons that I mentioned and others too ... maybe you can do a poll on that ...
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: WORKSFORME → ---
I've read this bug page ..
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=173406
But I can be sure that more than 70% of users would like that issue to be "false" by default ...
I think if making a poll is possible .. we can see then .. :)
Thanks again 
Surprisingly enough, this isn't the first time this has come up.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 216346 ***

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 216346 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
And surprisingly, these kind of bugs are constantly closed instead of just changing the default to a non-destructive behaviour. Why do you think lots of lots of people still report this? (three new duplicates in the last week).
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