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shifuimam Feb 14, 2013 06:30 PM
Firefox 18 and OS X 10.6.8 - stopped asking to close tabs
Something fishy is going on with Firefox on my MacBook. It no longer confirms that I want to quit when multiple tabs are open. I occasionally hit cmd+Q instead of cmd+W when using the app, and it just quits on me even if I have fifty tabs open (I use tabs a lot).

I've triple-checked the application's settings. It's definitely set to confirm on close when multiple tabs are open.

Anyone else seen this?
 
mduell Feb 14, 2013 07:02 PM
What does about:config say for browser.tabs.warnOnClose and browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs?
 
shifuimam Feb 14, 2013 07:55 PM
Both are set to true.

I did some Googling and it seems like this may be a very very old bug, although it's odd that it still isn't fixed. In the meantime I installed TabMix Plus, which forces a confirmation on quit.
 
Curiosity Feb 15, 2013 01:13 AM
What about browser.showQuitWarning? Does that have any effect on the warnings about closing tabs?
 
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