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Jobbo
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Links opening in new tabs

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Thanks for making links automatically clickable, Matt. Is it possible to make them open automatically in a new tab?

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Edit - well that didn't work....

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Another vote for this, it would be very useful if we could get links opening in a new tab/window...

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Yeah I can't get it to work - I've installed an extension for it, but it still just opens in the same window :?: I'll try again.

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I prefer to have control over where links open anyway.

Ctrl + click on Windows if you want a new tab. Long press on mobile for the options to come up if you want a new tab.

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Good skills Seb 😎

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seb wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:12 am
I prefer to have control over where links open anyway.

Ctrl + click on Windows if you want a new tab.
Or press the mouse wheel

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Yeah this software needs a custom plugin to enable it - unfortunately, I've tried a few times and it doesn't want to play ball, it still always opens in the current window.

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Does this work for you now? Seems it was recently updated.
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Ooh, it would be lovely if it could be made to work. I still keep clicking links on my phone, closing the tab then realising I've closed the forum tab too.

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This is now working, and is set as default behaviour for all users. 8-)

FYI, you can go into your profile and turn it off, if required.

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Amazing! It works. Was that using the tool I linked to above?

Edit to say Thanks Matty! This is a big improvement.
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You're a star, Matt! Thank you :D

I await the complaints...

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Simon wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:33 pm
Amazing! It works. Was that using the tool I linked to above?

Edit to say Thanks Matty! This is a big improvement.
It was, the first mod didn 't work, but the new one you linked seemed to do the trick 8-)

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Nice one Matty. 8-)

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Perfecto. 👌

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Cheers Matty!
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Just FYI this is broken since the new update.

Also, yes the header image is too.

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Matty, what version of phpBB are we running on now?
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@Matty the plugin has been updated to 1.2.0

Any chance of an update to get it working again?
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