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Forum topic by Danpaddles posted 01-27-2012 06:06 AM 834 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Danpaddles

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01-27-2012 06:06 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question

New to this forum, though I have cruised many others over the years. Why do links provided by posters open in the same window? I end up hitting my backup key a bunch of times to get to the original post. Am I missing something?

thanks!

-- Dan V. in Indy


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#1 posted 01-27-2012 06:08 AM

I don’t know why but that’s how the owners of the site programmed it. If you press control while you click on a link, it will usually open up in a new tab (depending on the browser you’re using).

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 06:37 AM

Thanks, I’ll try that.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 11:25 AM

I got tired of that also. Then I tried “Right Click”, then the PopUp Menu shows “Open Link In New Window”. Click on that and it does Open in a New Window. When you’re done, close that Window and your back at the “Link” Page.

I do the same thing if I’m going from a Member Posted, Forum Topic. THINK that one says “Open In New Window”

Takes all freakin’ day if you have to keep hitting the back Button or Arrow.

Hope it works for you!!

Rick

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 11:30 AM

With Firefox, I click on the link with the middle mouse button to open it in a new tab.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#5 posted 01-27-2012 11:41 AM

Firefox
  • middle mouse button to open it in a new tab.
  • you can hold the Ctrl Key and click then link it will open a new tab
  • right click, select “Open link in new tab”

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#6 posted 01-27-2012 12:26 PM

the middle mouse button works on Google chrome as well

Hooky

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#7 posted 01-27-2012 12:45 PM

Brandon:

Thank you Sir!! I tried your suggestion (Control, click on Link) it does open in a new window. I’m using IE 8 with Windows 7 Home Premium.

Here’s one for you guys I just got today. ANY Conversion...Simply type into Google exactly what you want ZAP! It’s there i.e. “54 Pounds In Kilograms” (No Quotations) Done!

Also 2 ways of Zooming a Page Up or Down .... 1- Hold down Control (Ctrl) same time use your Mouse Wheel to go Up or Down (In or Out) ..... 2- Hold Control and hit + Key or – Key on Numbers Section (Pad). Careful with that one, it works REAL QUICK!! Takes you DOWN to 10% or UP to 1,000% !!!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#8 posted 01-27-2012 03:57 PM

thanks for all the responses. ALL the methods offered work just fine.

Hey, I think I’m going to like this forum!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#9 posted 01-27-2012 07:00 PM

With Opera, I just Right Click & Hold while moving the mouse to the Left a tad… and it’s the same as “Back”.
... much faster & easier… (If I move to the Right, it’s equal to a “Forward”)

This morning, I did that and it worked on the FIRST try… we shall see how it continues…

NOPE: I STILL have to try to go “Back” more than once to get back… Was NOT like that before (week ago).

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