Firefox does not launch »File open« dialog

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Problem

We just found Firefox would not launch the »File open« operating system dialog when importing databases or projects.

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Reason

Launching the »File open« dialog qualifies as a pop-up and it looks like the most recent Firefox releases stopped asking for permission whether to open a pop-up.

So, when pop-up windows are blocked at about:preferences like …
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Solution

… please add the URL from your browser address bar to the list of exceptions.

More details

You are able to spot whether pop-up windows are allowed or not on the page you are visiting by having a look at the “Info” symbol on the left side of the browser address bar.

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When opening the information panel, the “Permissions” section show that this page is allowed to open pop-up windows.

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