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View framed links in Safari outside the frame Web Browsers
If you click and drag a link that is in a frame to "pick it up," and then just drop it back in the browser window, you will view that link outside of the frame.

[Editor's note: Of course, the contextual menu works for this as well; control-click the link and select "Open Link in New Window." But if you don't want a new window, the drag/drop method described here is actually easier and faster!]
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There's more to this hint than you think
Authored by: SOX on Feb 11, '03 11:32:57AM

This hint actually is more subtle than you think.

first when you open a link by dragging either to a new window or out-of-and-back-into the same window when it opens the snapback is activated.

when you just click on a link snapback is not set. thus this is cute way to use a mouse motion to activate snapback.

second, and I think that this is what the original post was trying to point out. you can shed the frame on the window without opening a new window. just drag the link-out-of-and-backinto the same window to remove the surrounding frame.



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Also works in IE 5.2.2...
Authored by: Chris Haynes on Feb 11, '03 03:08:41PM

This also works in Internet Explorer 5.2.2 (and lower). Just drag something out of and back into a window.



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command-click
Authored by: thinkyhead on Feb 11, '03 03:22:53PM

For opening links in a new window you can also use command-click.



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