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Opera 53: Open links in new window by defailt

  • Cannot find the option to open links in new window in Opera settings. I want the browser to do so by left-clicking on any link. How can I enable this setting?

    No, NOT through right-click context menu.
    No, NOT by special key combinations or mouse gestures.
    Just by left-clicking and by default. In the newest Opera version.


  • @who-is I don't think there is such option in Opera.

  • Highly likely there's not, I agree. But it was there before (so, I had my doubts: maybe, I didn't search well). Why was it removed? Firefox has this option. It would be great if devs would bring it back to Opera.

  • @who-is Opera Chromium never had such option.

  • I have a similar issue in Opera 53. In Fastmail, if I click on a link, it now opens the URL in both in a new tab, as well as in the current tab, which necessitates using the '<' to get back to the e-mail. This never happened in earlier versions and I have tested it in other Chromium browsers (Torch & Brave), as well as in Firefox and Vivaldi. Opera 53 is the only browser exhibiting this behavior.