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Saturday, 2 February 2013

How to open a link in new tab

It is very simple and easy thing to do, You would require to open a webpage link in new tab in following scenarios.

1. Searching for information on Google: You are searching for various terms and do not want to open results page in same tab.

2. Reading articles on Wikipedia or other website: Wikipedia is largest open knowledge library, when someone start reading articles, one keeps going into detailing about particular subject and this may require to open related articles in new tab.

What is a link? A link is a Hyperlink which helps you reach specific website or website through a webpage.

How to find a link? A text which has a link is always in blue color and when you hover over mouse to it, you will see underline as well. Example: Thomas Edison

Note: Some website have configured their website webpages in such a way that the webpage or website will automatically gets opened into new tab without doing right click open in new tab or copying and pasting the URL.

How to open a link in new tab?

Their are two methods to open a link in new tab.

1. Right click URL method:
   Right click a link in web page or in a Google Search result and click 'Open in New Tab' option.

2. Scroll button method:

   Hover over the cursor to the link you want to open in new tab and than press scroll button in center on your mouse. Most mouse nowadays have scroll button.

How to open a link from Google Search in new tab automatically.

1. Click here  to access Google Preference settings page,
Note: The Google Preference URL would required to be changed if you are from India. Replace the www.google.co.in in URL http://www.google.co.in/preferences? to your country Google Search engine URL, it could be www.google.jp if your country is Japan, could be www.google.uk if your country is UK.

2. Now in search setting page, under: Where results open, put a check mark next to: Open each selected result in a new browser window.

3. Now click 'Save' button, you will following message in a popup message as a confirmation that your setting has been changed.

   "Your preferences have been saved"

4. Now Search for something in Google search and click search result URLs, all the URLs would now open in new tab in your browser.

Note: If you want to open Google search in new tab automatically in all browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome etc.) then perform these steps in all browsers.

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Author : Pankaj // 12:10

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