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Post Posted August 30th, 2017, 1:34 pm

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How do I get a new tab in Nightly to open a blank page?

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Post Posted August 30th, 2017, 1:38 pm

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Figured it out.

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Post Posted August 30th, 2017, 3:17 pm

RobertJ wrote:.
Figured it out.

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What was your solution?

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Post Posted August 31st, 2017, 6:10 am

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The page has a "gear" icon in the upper right. Click and a drop down appears where you can deselect everything and get rid of the garbage that is on the page.

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Post Posted August 31st, 2017, 8:43 am

(FWIW, note that about:newtab is different from about:blank.)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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Post Posted August 31st, 2017, 9:35 am

does setting change from nightly to nightly you will say? i dont load every nightly, less time.

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Post Posted August 31st, 2017, 9:50 am

No, this is not specific to "nightly". 52 ESR (& I presume before that too) is the same way.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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