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#257085 14-Sep-2019 09:53
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Using chrome, on the stuff.co.nz homepage, cannot ctrl-left click to open links in a new tab (but works OK on some stuff sub-pages). 

 

I get the chrome warning in the address bar, 'popup blocked'. 

 

Sure, i can just allow popups on stuff, but why should I haha. CTRL-left click works fine on other websites, and using microsoft edge seems to work OK. 

 

This is a bit of a rhetorical question I suppose, just something I noticed and I wonder why they did this.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #2317602 14-Sep-2019 10:22
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Been like this for ages. Send an email and complain to them as a bad user experience.





 

 

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  #2317610 14-Sep-2019 10:29
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On a laptop set 3 finger tap to "middle click" on the trackpad or use the middle (scroll) button to open up in a new tab. Works for me even on Stuff.





 
 
 
 


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  #2317816 14-Sep-2019 16:13
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Middle click works and has always been how i do it.

 

 

 

Just tried ctrl Click, it does work, but because of what they have done.. the Browser thinks it's a popup.

 

 

 





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  #2318348 16-Sep-2019 08:07
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I'm getting this on Opera as well. Not a big deal on desktop where I use middle-button click to open new pages, but annoying on the laptop with a trackpad.


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