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    How do I stop tabs opening up automatically?
    Since my most recent update, new tabs are opening up automatically when I click on a webpage link from the search engine results. It never used to do this. I have tried in vain to find the setting in preferences to stop this but without any luck.
    I am using OSX 10.8.2

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    It should be in Safari>Preferences>Tabs and select 'Never' in the 'Open Pages in tabs instead of windows' option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pendlewitch View Post
    It should be in Safari>Preferences>Tabs and select 'Never' in the 'Open Pages in tabs instead of windows' option.
    Thanks, sorted this problem!
    The next question, how can I click on a link without it opening up a new page altogether? Again, this is something it never used to do before the update...

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    How do I stop tabs opening up automatically?
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    Select "Open links in new Tabs" instead of "new Window"

    Look around in there. You might find other settings you'd like to change.

    EDIT: It's actually "Open pages in tabs instead of windows" and apparently you want to select "Always". This is found in the Tabs, um tab, in Safari Preferences.

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