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Firefox Tabs Question

How do I get links to open in new tab?

     
6:52 pm on Jan 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I want to have links I click on that are coded to open in a new window appear in a new Firefox tab, not open a whole new window. I've looked through Tools > Options, and can't seem to get it right.

Any pointers on what I'm missing? Thanks!

6:57 pm on Jan 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Right click on the link
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That works if I know in advance it's going to spawn a new page. Is there a way to make it automatic?
7:12 pm on Jan 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

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1) Right click on the link + Open window in new tab

OR

2) Just keep the CTRL key pressed and click on the link
(note: SHIFT + click on link, opens in whole new window)

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also if you have a wheel mouse (or probably also three button) clicking down on the wheel opens in a new tab.
10:28 pm on Jan 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

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OK, thanks. The Ctrl-Key trick is nice, clicking the wheel is really slick. That's what I've started doing now. But isn't there some way so that it always opens new windows in a new tab instead? If not, do you think they'll add it later?
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Maybe check out the tabbrowser preferences extension [addons.update.mozilla.org]. Looks like what you need.
12:05 am on Jan 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Thank you! :) That was exactly what I was hoping for. Plus, I learned a bunch along the way.
 

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