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I've gotten used to pressing Alt + Enter to open search results in a new tab using the Firefox search bar. With the last update the modifier key changed to Ctrl. How can I change it back to Alt?

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It's also possible to open search in a new tab by using Enter alone. In about:config, right-click and Toggle browser.search.openintab to true.

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vWil led me to the right answer. I had browser.search.openintab set to true, which makes searches open in a new tab when pressing Enter or Ctrl+Enter, but open in the same tab when pressing Alt+Enter. Now I toggled browser.search.openintab to false, which makes searches open in a new tab when pressing Alt+Enter, but in the same tab when pressing Ctrl+Enter or Enter, which is the behavior I want.

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