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How to Enable or Disable Always Open Bookmarks in New Tab in Firefox Quantum

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Starting with Firefox Quantum (version 57), there is a new user interface (UI) called Photon.

One of the new features of Firefox 57 is the ability to always open bookmarks in a new tab. Normally, you would have to perform one of the actions below to open a bookmark in a new tab:
  1. Press and hold the Ctrl key, and click/tap on the bookmark.
  2. Right click on the bookmark, and click/tap on Open in a New tab or press W.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Firefox Quantum for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


Here's How:

1. Open Firefox.

2. Type about:config into the address bar, press Enter, and click/tap on the I accept the risk button. (see screenshot below)

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3. Type browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs into the search box, and press Enter. (see screenshots below step 4)

4. Double click/tap on the browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInTabs setting to change its value to true (enabled) or false (disable - default) for what you want. (see screenshots below)

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5. You can now close this about:config tab if you like.


That's it,
Shawn