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ineuw

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Post Posted November 29th, 2017, 5:28 pm

Is it possible to open tabs to the left of the current tab? The pages I work on are sequentially numbered and opening them to the right of the current tab, they are in reverse order. 10, 9, 8, 7, .... etc.
Last edited by ineuw on November 29th, 2017, 8:50 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post Posted November 29th, 2017, 8:15 pm

In about:config, change the preference browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent from true to false. The tabs will then open at the end of the tab bar rather than next to the tab you opened it from.
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Post Posted November 29th, 2017, 8:26 pm

If you open them consecutively (that is without bringing the opening page to focus) they should be in your wanted order.
You could do that by center-clicking the links on your source page.

If you've focused to the new tab then returned to the source page, then they'll end up reversed.

See if toggling the Pref, browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent, to 'false' works for the way you're opening tabs?
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Post Posted November 29th, 2017, 8:49 pm

My thanks to both of you. The "browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent = False" works perfectly!!!
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