[Ext] Tap To Tab

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Post Posted September 6th, 2017, 1:18 am

Tap To Tab 0.3.1

Double click (double tap) on a link to open it in a new Tab. Designed for tablets and laptop trackpads, which don't have a right click mouse button.



Designed specifically for touch-screen tablets and laptops with trackpads (which don't have a right-click mouse button), you can now double-click on a link to open it in a new background tab.

It works similar to the "open link in new tab" option in the popup menu when you right-click on a link, but this method is faster, because right-clicking is a slow process without an external mouse.

You can configure in the settings window to:
* Focus opened tab; or
* Open new tab in background


Last edited by em_te on September 6th, 2017, 9:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted September 6th, 2017, 7:47 am

chromium conversion ;) ... podkdgcodd

works also with a double mouse click.

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Post Posted November 14th, 2017, 11:42 am

Not working in firefox android version 57. Device is galaxy tab 10.1 with s pen. Hope you can fix!

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Post Posted November 16th, 2017, 8:28 am

meanwhile installed in my second profile where it is more usable than "right click to open new tab", no conflict between my userscript (violentmonkey)


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Post Posted November 18th, 2017, 2:28 am

Don't be misled by its name; double clicking with a mouse works equally well. This is a very good replacement for ... blclicker/ which I understand from its developer won't be migrated to WebExtensions.

The only thing I can add, is that it would be even better if the double click speed could be made adjustable, since I find it a little fast, but that is in no way intended as a criticism!

Thanks for a really useful add-on.:D

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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 7:54 pm

Hi. Is it possible to get an option to open links in background in default order? Normally, without this extension new links open in background tabs like this by pressing ctrl+click:


And if I open the links with Tap to Tab the order is like this:


[a][b][c] are the current opened tabs with [a] being the current tab and [1] [2] [3] are the new tabs opened in that order.

Thanks for the addon.

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