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  • Started 5 years ago by InDiSent
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InDiSent
InDiSent
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When i click on links in posts it navigates away from this site. Is it just me or does it happen to everyone? If this is the way the site works then my suggestion is to have links open in a new tab or window by default. What do you guys think?

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LH
LH
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It depends on how you have your browser set up to deal with links, as to how/where they open.

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InDiSent
InDiSent
Posts: 1084

I use FF and Links open in a new tab for every other site. It's weird that this is the only site that it navigates away from.

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LH
LH
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Are you using Tab Mix Plus ?

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InDiSent
InDiSent
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Nah.....i haven't used that in forever.

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amkeew
amkeew
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That would depend on the html codes used for that link. Most of the links use code that would open the link in the same window. But there are html codes that would open the links in a different window. I prefer the latter since I use the tabbed browser and I can easily switch between the original page and the linked page.

Any link can be opened in another window by right clicking and selecting the open in new window option.

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InDiSent
InDiSent
Posts: 1084

Yeah..you're right. Now that i pay attention i see the links that do that are User created links not links in the website itself. Yeah, i middle click to open in a new tab.

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