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Firefox help?

OK, I’m trying to give firefox a fair chance. I installed it, added a bunch of plugins to try and make it work like Maxthon. What I mean is when I click and drag a link, it opens in a new tab. While I can get firefox to do this now, what I can’t get it to do is to focus on this new tab that I just made by click/dragging a link! It is annoying the crap out of me. No matter what I seem to change in the options isn’t doing a bit of good. Anyone out there know how I can make this work? If I can get it going the way I want, I think I’m going to like it but right now I’m at my wits end!

Update: It seems if I click and drag UP, then it works like I want, any other direction causes it to open in a tab in the background. What gives?!


  • you can do to tools>extensions> then it should be all in one gestures, hit options and you can see what mouse movements do what. hope that helps..

  • Also, you should just be able to hit Ctrl-Tab to switch to the new tab even if its in the background. I know its more keypresses but at least you don’t have to reach for the mouse.

  • Thanks for the tips guys. I have it working now where any direction but down will open the new tab in the foreground, but for some reason i can’t get it to work with dragging down. Its better than it was now, so I’ll stick with it for awhile and see how i like it.


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