12 March 2010 2 Comments
(stackoverflow rep: 9948, Project Euler 93/281 complete)
(in which we address something fairly trivial)
Firefox 3.6 introduced a change where by default opening a link in a new tab places the tab immediately after the current one. Which seriously messed up my workflow.
I have a bunch of links (Google Reader, Hacker News – or rather Giles Bowkett’s rather spiffy Hacker Newspaper, reddit, stuff like that) from which I open any interesting links, to be consumed with my breakfast while my brain gets into second gear. Maybe it’s just me and my inability to move with the times, but I like my tabs sorted in the order in which I opened them, thank you very much.
This (http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/forum/1/602853#threadId602882) is where I found the fix.
For the idle of click, this is what it says:
Type about:config into the URL/location bar and press the Enter key.
Click through any warning (i.e., promise to be careful)
Copy and paste the following into the Filter box:
Double-click the line listing that preference to change the value to false.
Restart Firefox (File > Restart Firefox)
And that’s it. Seems to work. Which is nice.