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When I do Ctrl + Click on a Firefox tab, the display in the tab includes an asterisk (*) before the page name.

What does this signify? Does this have any special significance?

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I don't see it. Are you sure no extensions are involved? –  Oliver Salzburg Jun 8 '12 at 9:48
I have Tab-Mix Plus installed. (As suggested in the Answer). –  Hashken Jun 8 '12 at 11:15

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For me, this is part of the Tab Mix Plus extension.

The default defined action for Ctrl + Click is Selects the tab for merging. You can then merge tabs into one window with Ctrl + Shift + M. Tabs selected for merging are indicated with a (*) before the page name (that's an asterisk enclosed in parentheses).

Screenshot of Tab Mix Plus <kbd>Ctrl</kbd> + <kbd>Click</kbd> options
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I never realized Tab-mix plus had such an option. Thank you for the help. –  Hashken Jun 8 '12 at 11:12

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