Keep Firefox Open When Closing the Last Tab
Jul 6 2009, 07:06 PM, updated 8 years ago
Group: Senior Member
Joined: Jan 2003
From: MY IT WORLD
The new Firefox 3.5 release brought a lot of great features, but one annoyance sent reader Mark looking for a solution: When you close the last tab, the browser closes instead of opening a blank tab.
Changing the behavior back to the way it used to work is very simple: just type about:config into the address bar and find the browser.tabs.closeWindowWithLastTab entry in the list—using the filter makes it easy. Once you've found that key, double-click on it to change the value from true to false, and Firefox should no longer close when you close the last tab.
Moderation: edited for not including the source.
This post has been edited by fariz: Jul 7 2009, 09:58 PM
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