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  1. #1

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    Apr 02, 2007
    New Firefox Window Never Stays Put
    When I open up a second window in Firefox, it always opens up a little lower than the one before it, going under the dock. I, of course, want them to all open the same size and the same place. How do I go about making the second window and all windows opened after that to be the same as the first?

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Oct 27, 2005

    This is the default behaviour for most browsers, and I'm not sure it that can be changed, AFAIK.

    I use Safari and each new window is stacked just a little to the right and just a little lower than the one before. This lets you see how many windows are open in the application and to be honest, I just enable Tabs and use them instead. It's very rare that I open up a new window but I also have a 20" screen too!

    Make sure the top of the original window sits flush with the Finder MenuBar and this should help a bit. You can also set the Dock to Always Hide in Dock Prefs to free up screen real estate, or relocate it to either side of your Desktop.

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    Member Since
    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    I have the same problem and figured it was default behavior. I just drag it back up and ignore it

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    Dec 18, 2005
    Devon, England
    ibook g4, imac 2ghz c2d, mbp 2.4ghz c2d - 10.5.1
    if you cant fix it i find TABS works better

    just use - command T

    although safari on my imac when i open a new window it goes on top of the other.

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Apr 02, 2007
    I guess I thought I could fix this because I hadn't noticed it until recently. This is too bad because I like to have a few open windows with tabs inside of them to organize what I'm doing. It would be nice if there was an Add-On or something to correct this.

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