Firefox - Open search results in new tab (Search bar)

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Firefox - Open search results in new tab (Search bar)

You can configure Firefox to automatically open the results for a search made using the Search bar into a new tab, instead of refreshing your current page!

The procedure is as follows:
  • In the address bar type about:config and press Enter
  • Sear for the preference.
  • Double-click to edit.
  • Set the value to True

  • Close the about: config window and restart Firefox

NB: To revert the changes, simply set the value of to False.
Published by deri58. Latest update on March 12, 2015 at 07:48 AM by deri58.
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