On 23 Jan, 18:51, Dave Royal wrote:
> pan wrote:
> > A habit I have [since FF 1.x] is to right click on links and choose
> > 'open in new tab'. The link would open and the tab would be
> > placed as the last entry on the tab bar.

>
> > Now, since about 3.5, the darn tabs are not placed at the end
> > of the tab bar , but are now opening inserted right after the current
> > tab.


Why was this behaviour changed to that of IE's?

> > Is there anything in preferences/about.config that would change
> > tab opening behavior to what I've been used too?

>
> In about:config
> browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent - set to false


How about making this an option in Tools > Options... > Tabs?