User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2 Links can be forced to be opened in new tab/window by holding down CTRL/SHIFT while clicking them, or with the "Open Link in new tab" / "Open Link in new window" items of the context menu of links. I think it would be consequent to introduce also a special key and a menu item "Open Link in current tab" to force links to open in the current tab. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
(Maybe the same bug also should be submitted for "normal" Mozilla (not Firefox).)
Although here is additional ideas here, this is just a duplicate of bug 227241, I suggest you comment there. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 227241 ***
*** Bug 289358 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reopening the bug because the opposite of bug 227241 is demanded.