Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum

General discussion

Tabbed browsing problem

by A_Vella / August 22, 2006 9:47 PM PDT

I use Maxthon and whenever I left click on a link, it is opened in a new tab.

Problem is that this works ONLY with Maxthon! All other browsers (Netscape, Firefox, Avant, Opera, Slimbrowser, Greenbrowser, Custom Internet Browser) insist on opening the link in the same tab always, in spite of the fact that I've configured all possible options to indiate that a new tab should be activated. Iive even checked manually their .ini and other preference files to make sure.

I've recently discovered that clicking the middle button does do the trick with Netscape, Slimbrowser and Firefox (only ones I've checked) but it's annoying as that button had previously been configured to open a menu (part of a media office keyboard program).

Is there any explanation for this? Why does Maxthon let me activate a new tab with a left click while all the others require the middle button?

Thanks. Happy

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Tabbed browsing problem
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Tabbed browsing problem
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Maybe you need to rewrite the code?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 22, 2006 10:41 PM PDT

Firefox is open source so that and a few others you could dive in and alter what it does on a link.

Bob

Collapse -
An extension
by mart44 / August 23, 2006 3:41 PM PDT
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?