When I have set the zoom-level at for example 120% for a website (e.g. StackOverflow) and I open a link to another page of that website (e.g.: a question on StackOverflow) in a new tab, the zoom-level is reset too 100%. However, when I open that page in the same tab the zoom-level stays at 120%.

I updated Firefox today and have also been changing stuff in about:config (based on this guide)

Untill this morning opening a page of the same website preserved the zoom-level.

Some additional details:

  • Browserversion: Firefox 59.01
  • OS: macOS 10.12.6

I have tried setting back many (if not all) of the changes in about:config. In addition to that I also tried to change browser.zoom.siteSpecific and zoom.minPercent. All without succes so far.

Any ideas which settings in about:config I have to change?

  • addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/nosquint-plus - Manage site-specific zoom levels and color settings – DavidPostill Mar 19 '18 at 21:26
  • @DavidPostill I know about the NoSquint addon, but I would preferably solve it without an addon. – Jaap Mar 20 '18 at 7:52
  • There is no such capability built into Firefox. An add-on is the only method there is of doing this: Either using one already made, or making one yourself. – music2myear Mar 21 '18 at 22:09
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    @music2myear Yes, there is. I removed Firefox and did a clean install after that. Now I have the desired behavior again. – Jaap Apr 9 '18 at 13:32
  • Write up that solution and post it as the answer, then mark the answer as correct. This will help others with the same problem who find this question. – music2myear Apr 9 '18 at 15:18

The solution to this problem was to remove Firefox and do a clean install after that.

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