tabbed browsing/firefox

  >steve< 16:37 13 Jan 2006

is it possible to have 2 web pages open in the same window.

  ade.h 17:18 13 Jan 2006

That's the point of tabbed browsing.

So, yes.

  SG Atlantis® 19:56 13 Jan 2006

if it's a link your clicking rightclick it first and select to open it in a new tab, or new window.

Alternatively, go to tools, options and the TAB menu and set it to what you want to do automatically.

  ade.h 20:46 13 Jan 2006

1.5 offers the "open external link in new tab" option natively, which is the option that SG has mentioned. Earlier versions required the use of the context menu that SG describes or the installation of the Tab Browser Prefs plugin.

  >steve< 17:43 14 Jan 2006

when i do as ade.h says i get the context menu up then i select open in new tab then what happens is just bellow the Google toolbar the tab appears but that is not what i want i would like the window to appear in the same window as i am already viewing.

  ade.h 17:53 14 Jan 2006

You can't get a new window to appear in the existing window! You are asking to do the impossible. Tabbed browsing was designed - long before Firefox and even before Opera used it - to allow multiple pages to be open without having the multiple windows that Internet Explorer currently has to use.

  ade.h 17:53 14 Jan 2006

You're going to have to use tabs or entirely seperate windows.

  SG Atlantis® 18:06 14 Jan 2006

blood from a stone

  >steve< 20:18 14 Jan 2006

thanks now i know.

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