=?utf-8?Q?Re:_Firefox_question_-_can_I_open_a_URL_in_a_'hidden'_tab, _or_a?= t least not move to the tab when opening it?

Andrew Constantine andrewconstantine at outlook.com
Wed Feb 18 04:21:31 UTC 2015


A Ctrl+Click will also do the same task, open new tab in the background






From: Scott Blair
Sent: ‎Tuesday‎, ‎February‎ ‎17‎, ‎2015 ‎8‎:‎02‎ ‎PM
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On 02/17/2015 04:59 PM, Chris Green wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 08:57:00PM +0100, Petter Adsen wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:47:25 +0000
>> Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Is there any way in Firefox to 'open' a URL but not move to a tab to
>>> display it?
>>>
>>> I want to open internet radio URLs without changing what Firefox
>>> shows, so either some sort of hidden TAB or simply a way of not going
>>> to tabs opening certain specific URLs would do what I want.
>>>
>> Yes.
>>
>> Open the menu (the three horizontal stripes in the upper right corner),
>> click "Preferences", then "Tabs", and unselect "When I open a new link
>> in a new tab, switch to it immediately".
>>
> But I only want this to happen on a few specific URLs, normally
> when I click on a link I *do* want to go to it immediately.
>
Right click on link and select open link in new tab. It will open a new 
tab, but not switch to it, you will have to click on it.

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Scott Blair

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