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How to make CTRL+N open a duplicate tab (in the current window), not a new window in Firefox? I have Firefox 18.

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marked as duplicate by Randolph West, Renan, Dennis, Dave M, BBlake Feb 20 '13 at 14:27

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I would assume ctrl-t still works – Codism Feb 16 '13 at 3:30

CTRL+N is the shortcut for opening a new window, what it seems as you are looking for is CTRL+T which will create a new tab.

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This opens a new tab. What I wanted (and what CTRL+N does though in a new window) is to duplicate the page. – Theta30 Feb 19 '13 at 22:15
I found the answer here… Sorry for confusion – Theta30 Feb 19 '13 at 22:24

If you really want Ctrl+N to open a new tab, you can use Tab Mix Plus and enable the Enable Single Window Mode option. This will also force all popups, etc, to open in the one window.

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