middle click on autocomplete result selects the new tab

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

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Firefox
Address Bar
RESOLVED WONTFIX
6 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: nightstalkerz, Unassigned)

Tracking

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Windows 7
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Description

6 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:12.0a1) Gecko/20111221 Firefox/12.0a1
Build ID: 20111221031226

Steps to reproduce:

1. Click the drop down arrow on the url bar
2. Middle clickan item


Actual results:

The new tab is opened and focused


Expected results:

The new tab opened but in the background
(Reporter)

Comment 1

6 years ago
Additional menu items broken:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=707672#c9
See Also: → bug 707672

Updated

6 years ago
Summary: middle click on menu items focuses the new tab → middle click on menu items selects the new tab

Updated

5 years ago
Component: Menus → Location Bar
Summary: middle click on menu items selects the new tab → middle click on autocomplete result selects the new tab
try shift + middleclick? it should just work like any other bookmark or history entry in the browser
While I understand is not very discoverable, I don't think we need further options for this
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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