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Force 'new window' links to open in current window Web Browsers
Don't know if anyone was aware of this, but I think it's clever. On web pages that open links in new windows (or tabs), you can drag the link to the location bar to make it open in the current window (or tab). Good for when you're done at a site and don't want to open yet another tab.
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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: Hes Nikke on Apr 25, '03 10:27:35AM

you can also drag links to a blank space in the tab bar to open it in a new tab, or to another window to open it in that window.

now if only i could open links in already open tabs...

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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: filburt1 on Apr 25, '03 11:04:13AM

This works in most browsers including IE for Windows.



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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: englabenny on Apr 26, '03 06:33:47AM

>now if only i could open links in already open tabs...

what do you mean?
At least in Camino can I drag a link from a site like this one to any open tab, and it will load there..



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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: poorfessor on Apr 25, '03 02:15:32PM

If you have a 2 button mouse, you can set the right button to
open the window in a new tab. (Command-Shift-click)If you
have a 4 button mouse, well that opens a whole different
discussion.



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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: calroth on Apr 25, '03 08:56:05PM

I hate sites with links that open in new windows.

Fortunately, there's a way you can block this in Mozilla (and possibly Camino). Edit user.js to have user_pref("browser.block.target_new_window", true);

Hmm, this probably qualifies as a hint in itself, if someone wants to submit it :-)



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Force 'new window' links to open in current window
Authored by: bloodnok on Jul 07, '03 10:16:32AM

use about:config and you can change browser.block.target_new_window directly without having to edit your prefs.js file. this feature first appeared in mozilla in release 1.3, if memory serves and is available on all platforms. it looks a bit like the winduhs (boo!) registry, but easier to use and less fatal when you error...

will this posting get me karma points towards a new g5?



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