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    Opening links in Tabs in Safari without Cmd
    Safari:

    Cmd is required to be pressed in order to open a link in a new tab in Safari. Is there a way to avoid the need to press cmd and yet always have the links open in a new tab? (I mean, never ever allow Safari to open more than one window)

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    If you have a 3 button mouse, click the scroll wheel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cradom View Post
    If you have a 3 button mouse, click the scroll wheel.
    i have a 2 button mouse and a scroll wheel in between which I can click but what u said does not work.

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    Hmm, should work assuming you have "Command-click opens new tab" checked in Safari's prefs.
    BTW: 2 buttons and wheel is considered a 3 button mouse. I had my first one for a month before I found out you could click the wheel. What I get for not reading the book. (LONG time ago)
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    configure Safari so that a link will automatically open a new tab

    From Terminal:
    defaults write com.apple.Safari TargetedClicksCreateTabs -bool true

    Kill Safari (cmd-quit) and relaunch. It should now open new links in new tabs

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrplow View Post
    configure Safari so that a link will automatically open a new tab

    From Terminal:
    defaults write com.apple.Safari TargetedClicksCreateTabs -bool true

    Kill Safari (cmd-quit) and relaunch. It should now open new links in new tabs
    Thanks for the help

    I tried what you said and it worked. Now, I can click the middle button (the one with the scroll wheel) to open links in a new tab. Left click still does not open the link in a new tab. Is this what you intended? Is there a way to have left click open the new tab?

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    found this somewhere in this forum

    http://www.tuaw.com/2008/03/21/termi...ode/3#comments

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