Open Bug 787923 Opened 12 years ago Updated 1 year ago

firefox opens a new window when clicked on open new tab


(Firefox :: Tabbed Browser, defect)

Windows 7





(Reporter: ramya.kolla, Unassigned)


User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; InfoPath.2)

Steps to reproduce:

1. open firefox browser
2. entered a search term in google page
3. right clicked on one of the links from the search results and clicked on open in new tab

Actual results:

1. link opened in new browser window.

occured rarely

Expected results:

1. it should have opened in another tab of the same window
Maybe there is a setting you have changed that causes this. mentions something which may be related, but with no detail I can see.

You can try it with a new profile to see if that’s because of settings/addons:
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser
Severity: normal → S3
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