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Feb172008

Configure your Mouse middle button in Firefox

There are few settings that you can make through about:config in your Firefox browser to configure middle mouse button special features – (type about:config in the address bar and hit enter):

  1. middlemouse.contentLoadURL – If you set this to true, when you click the middle mouse button, Firefox will load the clipboard content as a URL. For Linux, this setting is true by default, but seems like doesn’t work for Windows.
  2. middlemouse.openNewWindow – By default, this is set to true, which will open a new tab when you middle click on a URL.
  3. middlemouse.paste – By default, this is set to false. If you set to true, click the middle button will paste your clipboard content to the text box.

Beside this, you can also close any tab page by use the middle mouse button.

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