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Force open pop-up window in new tab

  • Is it possible to force Opera to open a pop-up window in a new tab, but only for links that open in a new window by default (not for links that open in a new tab by default)?
    I already tried Chrome extensions "Open link in same tab, pop-up as tab [Free]" and "Single Window (open links in active window)".
    The first works fine for pop-ups that open a new Opera window (they get moved to a new tab) but not for links that open a new tab (these ones open in the same tab instead of a new tab).
    The second extension doesn't work, nothing happens, the pop-ups that open a new window continue to open a new window.

  • Links that open in a new window generally do so because they specify a particular size for that window. If they opened in a tab, they would have to be the same size as all your other tabs.

  • @sgunhouse It shouldn't be a problem for me, I guess the content from that sized pop-up window has no issues if its window gets streched to a tab in the same window.
    In fact, the pop-up it's also a tab in the new window. So, I don't want that tab (from the pop-up) to be opened in a new Opera window, but to be opened in the existing Opera window in a new tab. This behaviour should perform Only for pop-ups that forces a new window, not for pop-ups that forces a new tab in the same window.
    I really don't know why some pop-ups are programmed to open a new window?! What's the benefit?

  • But is the new widow the same size as the old one?

  • @sgunhouse no, it's not. It's the size of the main window that contains the pop-up link.

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