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Open Bookmarks in New Tab Ver.2.0.2016021001 for Mozilla Firefox

What's this? ...abstract

After you installed this addon to your Firefox, bookmarks are opened in new tab always. Following table shows actual results in cases:

"Open Bookmark" behavior with this addon
Action Firefox Default With this addon
Left-click on bookmark items Current Tab New Tab
Middle-click, Ctrl-click or Command-click on bookmark items New Tab New Tab
Left-click on "Open All in Tabs" in bookmark folders Current Tab New Tab
Middle-click, Ctrl-click or Command-click on "Open All in Tabs" in bookmark folders New Tab New Tab
Middle-click, Ctrl-click or Command-click on bookmark folders New Tab
"Open", "Open in a New Tab" and "Open in a New Window" from the context menu Just as described

By the way, because they share their codes, all items in "History" sidebar panel and "Library" are also opened with new tabs.

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Download Links to XPI packages

If you see any problem, see FAQ at first. If there is no solution, post a report to the issue tracker on the GitHub please.

Including Language Packs

Released version includes following language packs:

  • English (en-US)
  • Japanese (ja-JP)
  • Hungarian (hu-HU, by Mikes Kaszmán István)

History There is the updating history and the list of known problems.

  • Open "Load this bookmark in the sidebar" checked bookmarks correctly.
  • Made implementation more safer for Firefox 38.
  • Isolated from eval hack.
  • Open tabs from middle click of a bookmark folder correctly. (regression)
  • Verified on Nightly 46.0a1.
  • Drop support for Firefox 37 and older.
  • Works correctly even after the initial browser window is closed.
  • Opens new tab from "History" panel UI popup also.
  • Modified: "jar" archive is no longer included.
  • Works on Nightly 20.0a1.
  • Fixed: Reuse "about:newtab" tabs as blank tabs.
  • Improved: Menu items in the "History" menu are treated like bookmark items. They are opened in new tabs by this addon.
  • Improved: Bookmarks can be opened in background tab or new window. To configure this behavior, you have to change the secret preference "extensions.openbookmarkintab.place". 1 = new tab, 257 = new background tab, 2 = new window.
  • Works on Minefield 3.7a5pre.
  • Improved: No new tab is opened when the current tab is blank. (If you set extensions.openbookmarkintab.reuseBlankTab to false , bookmarks are always loaded into new tabs.)
  • "Open in new tab" feature is ignroed for Web Panels (bookmarks should be loaded into the sidebar) correctly.
  • Fixed: Bookmarklets are loaded in the current tab instead of new tabs.
  • Hungarian locale is available, translated by Mikes Kaszmテ。n Istvテ。n.
  • Fixed: Encoding of "ja" locale becomes UTF-8.
  • Released.
Last modified:2019/05/05 23:02:02