User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv:1.7.9) Gecko/20050706 Firefox/1.0.5 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686 (x86_64); en-US; rv:1.7.9) Gecko/20050706 Firefox/1.0.5 Middle clicking on the recent articles at the top of the page generates the error message "Alert: The URL is not valid and cannot be loaded." / "Alert: alert is not a registered protocol." or it brings browser to http://./ However, left clicking the recent articles opens them in the same window/tab. Right clicking and selecting open link in new tab opens the link in a new tab. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. http://www.tomshardware.com/index.html 2. middle click Recent Articles (top of page with small pics) Actual Results: error message Alert: The URL is not valid and cannot be loaded. or error message Alert: alert is not a registered protocol. or directs browser to http://./ Expected Results: link should open in new tab
the link is not recognized, so it tries to do middle-click-loads-clipboard *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 299901 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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