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Old 10-29-2014, 01:31 PM   #11
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Re: links to open in a new window

It would be great to change the default setting, here is the link on how to do it for the Admin

https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... w-windows/

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Old 10-30-2014, 04:43 PM   #12
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Re: links to open in a new window

Sure because on mobile tablets/phone, no center button or so...
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:21 PM   #13
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Re: links to open in a new window

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Sure because on mobile tablets/phone, no center button or so...
On my tablet (android) all I do is press and hold the link, and it gives me the option to open in a new tab.


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Old 10-31-2014, 07:44 PM   #14
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Re: links to open in a new window

^^Same on iOS.
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Old 11-03-2014, 04:21 PM   #15
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Re: links to open in a new window

To long to do!
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Old 02-18-2015, 09:08 PM   #16
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Re: links to open in a new window

BUMP... new to the forum and I have noticed this and it is very annoying. Almost all other forums I visit will open a new window/tab when I click on a link. That applies even if the link is to another thread/post in the same forum. I use Safari ( ) and it's not a setting because clicking opens on other forums. I hate to go deep into someone else's site or thread and forget where I am or have to click the back arrow several times. That is all.
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Re: links to open in a new window

FWIW, a contrary opinion. I prefer to decide whether a link opens locally or in a new tab. Right-clicking, control-clicking and pressing are part of my daily workout. Strengthens fingers, creates mental agility, etc.

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Re: links to open in a new window

Thanks for that perspective Don. Not only do I agree, but it also makes me feel like I'm getting a little more exercise here than just lifting my coffee cup.

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Old 02-19-2015, 11:37 AM   #19
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Re: links to open in a new window

In Chrome:

- ctrl+shift+left mouse click - opens link in a new tab and brings it to the front
- ctrl+left mouse click - opens link in new tab and keeps it in the background.

I use the latter one a lot if I am reading something that I want to finish before moving onto the link, also if an article has a lot of interesting links I can open them all in the background and check them out after finishing the article.
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