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[Solved]Auto-opening of new tabs

  • Hi all,

    I may be missing something, but I can't find a box to tick to enable me to open a new tab automatically when I click on "Open in new tab". I an do that on Firefox.

    Thanks,

    Ian

  • There's no such option in Opera.

  • Hi,

    Thanks for the prompt feedback. There are worse problems to have!

    Ian

  • @prsy What do you mean by "automatically"? Either you open a tab directly where it will open or you open it in the background where it should be ready opened for you later. Though lately I've noticed Chrome browsers offering a very useless blank page for a few seconds when I go to a tab I loaded in the background a few minutes ago. I'd love to fix that problem. Not too much point in loading a tab in the background if it doesn't even load. I am using a slow computer and wonder if its not loading to prevent less of a load to the computer hardware. 2gb of DDR2 ram doesn't go far these days!

  • When you right click on a link and chose 'open in new tab', not always that tab opens in the foreground. I understood that the question is about that.

  • Hi, rh99. You'll see that the question was answered by leocg. Ideally, as I could do with Firefox, when I click on "Open in new tab", it does just that, but it stays inn the background. I would like to go straight to that tab without an extra click, but it's not the end of the world if I can't in Opera.

    Thanks,

    Ian

  • @prsy I always load stuff in the background so I never noticed this. One more thing for Opera to fix. I do wonder how many people are actually working on the browser for Windows. There seems to be a lot of things that don't work. Basic things.

  • To open a link in a new tab in the background, first hold down the Ctrl key and then click on the link.

    To open a link in the new active tab, you must first hold down the Ctrl + Shift keys and then click on the link.

  • You can hover the mouse over the link, then hold down the right mouse button and drag the mouse down.

  • Great tip temkem! The ctrl/shift/left-click action does exactly what I want. I think you can call that one solved.

    Thanks,

    Ian

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