1. Joined : Jun 2016
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       10 Aug 2016 #1

    IE11 How can I open a link in the same TAB (it always opens in a new o


    Hi all,

    Well, the topic more or less spoeaks for itself

    The tabbed browsing setting are switched to default, buit that doesb't help.
    Can anyone help me with this?

    Regards,

    Kees
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  2. Joined : Nov 2015
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       10 Aug 2016 #2

    These are the settings that work for me:
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    When you right click on a link you should see the following
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    Maybe your options have become reversed and open in a new tab is at the top.
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  3. Joined : Jun 2016
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       11 Aug 2016 #3

    Hi Phil,

    Thank you for your answer.
    The settings here are the same as yours, so no joy there
    No reverse seen, but still opens every link in a new TAB.

    More ideas ?

    Regards
    Kees
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  4. Joined : Nov 2015
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       11 Aug 2016 #4

    Hello Kees, It sounds like your IE11 settings have got corrupted in some way. There is a more drastic reset for IE11 on the Advanced tab of Internet Options. You could try this.
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  5. Joined : Jun 2016
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       11 Aug 2016 #5

    philc43 said: View Post
    Hello Kees, It sounds like your IE11 settings have got corrupted in some way. There is a more drastic reset for IE11 on the Advanced tab of Internet Options. You could try this.
    It sounded as a good option, I must say, but no results....
    I must correct that if I click a link that is directed to the same url suffix (domain) than it will open in the same tab.
    But all the google results and all links that are pointing "outside" the domain, open in a new tab.
    That's not what I'm used to have it. And I think in most cases it's annoying.
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  6. Joined : Nov 2015
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       11 Aug 2016 #6

    In Google Search settings there is an option which overrides this and forces search results to open in a new tab/window. Make sure you have not selected this by mistake.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2016
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       11 Aug 2016 #7

    Phil,

    Anyone told you recently your are good?

    Well I will: YOU ARE GOOD (if not GREAT).
    That was it! How did it came there? I certainly must have done it myself, but I didn't remember doing it.
    Just like anyone I use Google the most (and a lot) so "all the links" looked like behaving the same.

    Thanks a lot, I owe you a drink

    Kees
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  8. Joined : Nov 2015
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       11 Aug 2016 #8

    Thanks Kees, it was the added information you gave about Google that did it - it is always helpful to provide as much information as possible

    Please mark the thread as solved and thanks for the reputation!
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