browser.tabs.loadInBackground preference not honored

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Post Posted March 11th, 2020, 6:28 pm

By default, preference browser.tabs.loadInBackground is TRUE, which causes context menu searches to open in a tab and not switch to it. Before 2.53, this pref was honored and worked perfectly. In 2.53, the pref is ignored and thus search result tabs open in the foreground.

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Post Posted March 19th, 2020, 9:00 am

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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Post Posted March 26th, 2020, 2:37 pm

This is

Won't be fixed for 2.53.2 unfortunately. We did some extensive rework not only in tbe bookmarks code but also in tab code. Need to find the best way to restore this without breaking the new code.

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