Why only 4 pin tiles when I open a new tab on v.38?

Right after the update to version 38, my new tab page displays only 4 of 9 tiles PINNED (popular pages) that I had before.

By following some instructions here, I just checked the value of "browser.newtabpage.pinned" and all 9 sites are stored. BUT they are not displayed. Not sure if it is a problem of space with version 38. Maybe someone on your desktop can confirm. It seems that the new tiles are more "real estate". If so, it is a design flaw and let me tell you, inexcusable. The most visited pages/tiles feature is incredibly useful.

BTW, in classic vs. improved settings makes no difference.

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Hi, you can change the number of tiles on the Page of the new tab to zoom in or out (Ctrl and + key, or Ctrl and - key).

You can also keep the same zoom setting when a new tab is clicked: Type Subject: config in the address bar, press ENTER, accept the warning, scroll to browser.newtab.preload and double-click on it to change the 'value' of true to False.

It is also possible about: config to change the maximum number of tiles by scrolling to the browser.newtabpage.columns (or Rows), then right-click > modify to set a new number of 'value '.

As an alternative, you might like to try the add-on new tab tools.

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