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Re: [vox-tech] a firefox question
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Re: [vox-tech] a firefox question



On Thu 03 Feb 05, 12:10 PM, Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com> said:
> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 10:01:50AM -0800, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> > 
> > These have been some interesting discussions about FireFox.  One thing 
> > Pete originally complained about that hasn't been discussed is the 
> > opening of new windows when you would rather they would go to another 
> > tab.  This often frustrates me as well.  From what I can tell, this 
> > occurs when some java happy web designer wraps a link with javascript to 
> > open a new window.  Left-clicking on these links opens the content in a 
> > new window, as expected.  Middle-clicking on the link opens a blank tab 
> > with the javascript in the location bar.  Since java code is not a valid 
> > location, nothing opens.  I hope this gets fixed in future versions.
> 
> I believe the Tab-Mix plugin
> (http://hemiolapei.free.fr/divers/tabmix/tabmix.html.en) will solve this
> problem.  It also adds several other useful options for configuring tab
> behavior.
 
On my system, this extension noticeably slows down FF!  But on the page for
tab-mix, there's a reference to another extension called "single window"
which looks like it does what I want:

http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/index.php?showtopic=290

Pete

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