There should be an option (in a prefs panel) to make middle-clicking and ctrl+clicking open a new tab instead of a new window. We're running short on modifier combinations, and ctrl+shift+click is already open new window behind current window (bug 56690).
Assignee: asa → hyatt
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Browser-General → Tabbed Browser
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: doronr → blakeross
Summary: keyboard/mouse shortcut for opening link in new tab → keyboard modifier for opening link in new tab
There is already a pref for this. It just isn't exposed yet in the UI.
Summary: keyboard modifier for opening link in new tab → Expose pref in UI for middle or ctrl+click opening link in new tab
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.0
*** Bug 103730 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Fixed ages ago.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
*** Bug 107962 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
yep. vrfy'd fixed using 2001.11.28.0x-comm bits on linux rh7.2, mac 10.1.1 and winnt.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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