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Firefox users, how do I ...

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by BobRicks, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. BobRicks


    Feb 19, 2001
    NE Texas
    open firefox with several tabs running at the same time? If I want to open firefox with several tabs already open, like one for yahoo, one for GT, and one for something else, can I set firefox to do this? I am using firefox 1.5 if this matters.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. BL33D 4 M3

    BL33D 4 M3 SDMF

    Nov 19, 2005
    Chicago/North Burbs
    Open the tabs you want to open every time you run Firefox. You can do this by right clicking on the link in your bookmarks and selecting "Open in new tab". Now, go to Tools>Options and under home page, select "Use current pages".

    Hope this helps.

  3. I don't have 1.5 but I think it's -
    Tools>Options>Advanced>Tabbed Browsing
  4. BobRicks


    Feb 19, 2001
    NE Texas
    BL33D, thanks that was easy enough!
  5. Furant

    Furant Millennium Member

    Oct 14, 1999
    Roswell, GA
    The easy way to do it is to set those tabs up as your homepages.
    Open up all of the tabs that you want to use.
    Tools>Options...>General>Use Current Pages

    You can also set up a specific shortcut on your desktop or in your start menu, that uses the following command (or Target):
    "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" "|"

    With as many URLs as you would like separated by the | symbol.


    Edited to add that I didn't see that BL33D 4 M3 already detailed the first option.
  6. It is time to upgrade as there are security fixes in the latest version! ;) :cool:
  7. BobRicks


    Feb 19, 2001
    NE Texas
    Blitzer, I've checked for updates and it says there are none. What it the latest version out?
  8. DeadMansLife

    DeadMansLife Senior Member

    May 7, 2000
    Carlisle, PA
  9. Use the middle mouse button (or click the scroll wheel) on a link and a new tab is opened up.
  10. that is the latest version.Maybe br mixed up with 1.0.5.
    Firefox 1.5 is the current version.
  11. greenlead


    Jul 30, 2004
    NE Indiana
    Another option is to put all of favorite pages into their own bookmark folder. Then, click on "Open in Tabs" in menu of the bookmark folder.