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hey,

i installed firefox 2. i cannot get it to open a new tab when i left click a link... how can i do that? also open a new link when typing a new address in address bar?

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Edited by ekikos, 23 February 2008 - 08:57 PM.

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Go to Tools, then select Options and then select Tabs. Set your Options there.

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It depends. Normally, left clicking on internal link will open in same tab, clicking on external link, should open new tab, if indicated under Options>Tabs.
To get more options, install very handy add-on, Tab Mix Plus: https://addons.mozil...efox/addon/1122
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It depends. Normally, left clicking on internal link will open in same tab, clicking on external link, should open new tab, if indicated under Options>Tabs.
To get more options, install very handy add-on, Tab Mix Plus: https://addons.mozil...efox/addon/1122

I have no extensions for Firefox to do that and mine works just fine the way the OP wanted FF to work.

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all the options at the tabs menu are checked. but still when i input a new address in address bar it doesnt open a new tab. also when i click on links in my bookmarks list they dont open ona new tab. how to fix it then?

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As I said, if you have Tab Mix Plus add-on, it'll give you those options:
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thanks. i have added the addon and it works fine. i just thought it will be possible to do without the addon. another question is...i was trying to view the following video but it wont open:

http://yes.walla.co....=1/7052/1146149

any suggestions?

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That particular web page opens for me, but it doesn't play any video. Must be web page fault.
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thanks for your help.
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thanks. i have added the addon and it works fine. i just thought it will be possible to do without the addon. another question is...i was trying to view the following video but it wont open:

http://yes.walla.co....=1/7052/1146149

any suggestions?

thanks

Videos play for me ok. You need to go to the Mozilla site and add the Media Player Plug-ins for Firefox. Add any of the others if you think you need them as FF requires those plugins.

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Edited by Major Payne, 24 February 2008 - 10:42 PM.

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This is little bit strange. They didn't want to play few hours ago, they play fine, now.
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did you add the media player plugin and then it worked? i have installed the media player plugin and the page still did not open.which plugins do you have installed and how to uninstall a plugin.

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Edited by ekikos, 25 February 2008 - 11:55 AM.

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Firefox requires those plugins listed on the Mozilla site. Don't know why you want to uninstall them.

I have NoScript extension and I have to turn on JavaScript to get the videos to play on some sites. Which is what I had to do for the site in question.

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did you add the media player plugin and then it worked?

I didn't change anything. Maybe it was something with the web site, because movies didn't want to play that morning, but played OK later.
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