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Topic # 110698 15-Oct-2012 10:23 Send private message

Today discussion links on the right hand side of the homepage are now opening in the same window on my Mac. Usually they open in a new tab. I prefer that they open in the same window as it is easier to "swipe back" than close a new tab. @Freitasm why the change?

Also I notice that the links always open in the same window my iPad. Doesn't seem to be any consistency.

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  Reply # 701295 15-Oct-2012 10:23 Send private message

Wow now they are opening in a new tab again! Must be Safari?

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  Reply # 701297 15-Oct-2012 10:25 Send private message

Links only open on a new window when using the auto-refresh, obviously to keep the frontpage intact.

When not using auto-refresh links open in same window.

On mobile devices we do not refresh the frontpage items.

There has been no change to this and it's been running for years.






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  Reply # 701299 15-Oct-2012 10:26 Send private message

It changed after I logged in.

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  Reply # 701302 15-Oct-2012 10:27 Send private message

The auto-refresh option is only available to logged in users.







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  Reply # 701304 15-Oct-2012 10:28 Send private message

Thanks for clearing that up :)

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