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Please make it so that links open in a new tab, rather than the current page. It gets kind of annoying in something like an informative links thread.

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Tip: Hold the Ctrl key when clicking links that you wish to open in a new tab.

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Yeah, I know. It's just that I sometimes forget and it's annoying when that happens; on other forums links always open in a new tab, which I think is very logical.

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Done.

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Thank you very much!

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Shame on you, Phi. Making stab go through all that trouble. Must've taken him days to do! GAWL!!

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Hold CTRL while selecting a new link, huh?
Never would've thought of that in my sleep, but thanks for the heads up!

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Vesferatu wrote:
Hold CTRL while selecting a new link, huh?
Never would've thought of that in my sleep, but thanks for the heads up!

It's no longer necessary as stab has tended to Phi's every need. Wink

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I just right click and select "Open in new tab".

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JoeyFogey wrote:
I just right click and select "Open in new tab".

Yeah, I do the same usually. stabby's changes now make links open in a new window rather than a new tab but w/e.

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JoeyFogey wrote:
I just right click and select "Open in new tab".

Yeah, I do the same usually. stabby's changes now make links open in a new window rather than a new tab but w/e.

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JoeyFogey wrote:
I just right click and select "Open in new tab".

i just click the links with the scroller. am i the only one who has that?

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stabby's changes now make links open in a new window rather than a new tab but w/e.

Sorry about that. I see that it opens a new tab in Firefox 11 and a new window in Internet Explorer 8. It's supposed to open a new tab in both. I don't know why it's not working as advertised.

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Because Internet Explorer is a piece of **** and noone should use it?

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It opens a new tab for me, but I use Chrome. No complaints here.

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stabguy wrote:
PatrickDeneny wrote:
stabby's changes now make links open in a new window rather than a new tab but w/e.

Sorry about that. I see that it opens a new tab in Firefox 11 and a new window in Internet Explorer 8. It's supposed to open a new tab in both. I don't know why it's not working as advertised.

Sorry, I meant to clarify that I'm using Safari, in which new windows are opened. I suspected it was probably working fine for other browsers and it doesn't particularly bother me.

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Has this been changed?

When I click on youtube links, it opens in the same tab instead of target="_blank" like behavior.

I think it's useful for external links (especially youtube) to open in a new tab rather than the same one.

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You're right. The "open external links in new tab" feature is still enabled but it's only working for certain links. Looking into it...

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Thanks, Stab!

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Fixed. I also configured it to place an icon after external links that will open in a new tab, and an icon after mailto links.

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awesome work stabguy!

best site moderator around!

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Double McStab with Cheese wrote:
awesome work stabguy!

best site moderator around!

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