why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

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why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

Postby lonesomepoint » Mon, 01 Jan 2018, 17:41

For some reason, my open, pinned tabs in Pale Moon have become locked. I can't shift them to my liking. Has this happened to anyone else?

I haven't seen a menu option to lock or unlock them.
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Re: why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

Postby Night Wing » Mon, 01 Jan 2018, 18:29

I just opened four tabs and then pinned them on my tab bar. I can move anyone of them to all the places I want on my tab bar.

I'm using 64 bit linux Pale Moon 27.6.2 running in 64 bit linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia) Xfce.
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Re: why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

Postby gracious1 » Mon, 01 Jan 2018, 21:02

Try starting in Safe Mode, and see if the problem goes away. If so, it is one of your add-ons that is causing the problem.
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Click "Continue in Safe Mode" when the dialog box appears.

Another thing to try is resetting preferences when the Safe Mode dialog box appears:
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In that case, click on the button labeled "Make Changes and Restart".
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Re: why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

Postby lonesomepoint » Tue, 02 Jan 2018, 01:50

Oops...that solved the problem but also turned off my NoScript. I can't have that. How do I turn it back on?

Never mind, I figured it out myself: go back to the add-ons manager where I downloaded it in the first place. There was an enabled/disabled button.

If there is a "restart with add-ons disabled" option, perhaps there should be a "restart with add-ons enabled" option.
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Re: why are my pinned tabs suddenly un-moveable?

Postby gracious1 » Tue, 02 Jan 2018, 06:35

lonesomepoint wrote:If there is a "restart with add-ons disabled" option, perhaps there should be a "restart with add-ons enabled" option.


Actually, there is:
  • Help -> Troubleshooting Information | "Restart Normally" (button)
    or
  • File -> Restart

Also keyboard shortcut Alt+F, then R (GNU/Linux & Windows; doesn't work on a Mac).
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