Safari help

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  1. Secret Agent Man

    Secret Agent Man New Member

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    I just got my first Mac last week (MBP 15" 2.2GHz), and I've been playing around with all the features and trying to figure out what it can/can't do. Is there any way to force Safari to open every link in a new tab rather than opening a new window? I have it set up like that in Firefox on my PC, but haven't found an option in Safari.
     
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    Cmd + click link

    I'm not sure if there is a setting in Preferences to make every link permanently open in a new tab
     
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    Jay My shit don't stink

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    that's one of the reasons why I use OmniWeb more than Safari :hs:
     
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    Thanks for the link... It looks like Saft is the only one that can do it, and I don't really feel like paying $12 for it, but I probably will anyway. It seems to have a lot of useful features.
     
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    Yes, there is a way, if you have a mouse with a third wheel that clicks down as well as rolls (you dig?) you can hover the link and simply press the scroll wheel down to click the link open. See the mouse I use: http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3262725

    Another reason why I love this $35 mouse. Here's how it works, http://s32.photobucket.com/albums/d5/audiogodz1/stuff/?action=view&current=DSCN1080.flv

    Just click down on the third wheel and BAM...... new tab opens the link. It's just like what you are asking to do. Click, new tab.


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  7. Secret Agent Man

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    I know I can do that, but I just use the trackpad and don't bother with an extra mouse. I also know about the Cmd + click, but I'd prefer it if it would do it automatically. I'm just so used to it happening in Firefox that I forget to hold the button most of the time. I'll probably just shell out the $12 for Saft...
     
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    if you're willing to try another browser try camino. the option to open new links in tabs is in preferences.

    it's essentially firefox for macs, but it loads much faster.
     
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    Sounds good to me... I'll have to check it out once I get home from work.
     
  10. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    is it really a big production to click the scrollwheel button instead? :confused: that's just a way of life for me

    edit: I can't read, but srsly how do you not use a mouse on every occasion possible... trackpad ftl

    IBthreefinger + click :x:
     

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