User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 If you get a URL via ICQ in a message or chat, you have several options, including "Open in Current Browser Window" and "Open in New Browser Window". If IE or NS4.x is your default browser, these work as expected. If Mozilla is your default browser, both of them do the same thing, opening in current window. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Get sent a URL in ICQ 2. Right-click/select "Open in New Browser Window" Actual Results: URL is opened in current browser window Expected Results: URL should be opened in new browser window
Please try again with a more recent build of Mozilla.
Inevitably, same under Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030210
What version of ICQ are you using?
2000b Build 3286 It's a feature I've seen on many versions of ICQ, so unless Netscape and IE wrote a different interface for each one of them, it's fair to conclude that some common API is involved here, not something specific to this version.
Reporter: Is this still a problem with a current Mozilla build?
Yes. I've tried a couple of different machines running Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040514: Some always open in current browser window, no matter which choice is made. One always opens in new browser windows, no matter which choice is made.
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Still opens always in current window, as of 1.17.12. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915
There is a pref to control this in newer builds of SeaMonkey (the way external links are handled was rewritten). http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/contrib/latest-mozilla1.8/ http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/latest-trunk/ If a newer build still doesn't work, please file a new bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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