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ExternalBrowser: open tab instead of window [message #893486] Wed, 04 July 2012 06:40 Go to next message
Nico Rutishauser is currently offline Nico Rutishauser
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Registered: June 2012
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I wondered if it was possible to open a URL in a tab instead of a separate window. Is it browser/OS-specific or can it be programmed?

The advantage of this would be that browser (hopefully) do not block the URL if the "pop-up-blocker" is enabled.
Re: ExternalBrowser: open tab instead of window [message #893499 is a reply to message #893486] Wed, 04 July 2012 07:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ivan Furnadjiev is currently offline Ivan Furnadjiev
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Registered: July 2009
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hi Nico,
this topic has been discussed many times. See this bug for more details:
267831: [ExternalBrowser] open a new tab in the same browser RAP is
running in
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=267831
Best,
Ivan

On 7/4/2012 1:40 PM, Nico Rutishauser wrote:
> I wondered if it was possible to open a URL in a tab instead of a
> separate window. Is it browser/OS-specific or can it be programmed?
>
> The advantage of this would be that browser (hopefully) do not block
> the URL if the "pop-up-blocker" is enabled.

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Re: ExternalBrowser: open tab instead of window [message #893515 is a reply to message #893499] Wed, 04 July 2012 08:16 Go to previous message
Nico Rutishauser is currently offline Nico Rutishauser
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Thanks for the fast and helpful reply!
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