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Links from are automatically opening in new tab

by dangoodwin09 / February 13, 2013 3:55 AM PST

(>google chrome<)
How do I get this to stop?
I have tried in settings, but there is no tab settings in settings!

Would really appreciate some help right now please Grin

Thanks in advance guys,

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In chrome the settings are in the Chrome Menu.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 13, 2013 4:11 AM PST
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I know where settings are
by dangoodwin09 / February 13, 2013 4:20 AM PST

I know where the settings are but the "tab settings" do not show...

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You're right. Not an option.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 13, 2013 5:23 AM PST!topic/chrome/z8EZhc62GVY

"Check your extensions to see if you added Chrome toolbox (blue widget-looking thing with a little orange flag).
Click on the toolbox and you should see that one of the options is "Open link in new tab."

Alternatively, add the Google Toolbox extension and unselect that option."

It appears that only shows if the extensions are installed. My Chrome has no such extension.
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