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em_te

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

Tap To Tab 0.3.1

Summary:
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.

Link:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tap-to-tab/

Description:

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


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

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

chromium conversion ;)
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... podkdgcodd

works also with a double mouse click.

sepiabrown
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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!

Brummelchen
 
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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)

Scribe_uk

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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 https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... 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

ortega
 
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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:

[a][1][2][3][b][c]

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

[a][3][2][1][b][c]

[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.

Przemix
 
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Post Posted January 4th, 2018, 11:56 pm

I agree to that. This extension bypass the new-tab-behaviour settings. Please change that or give us ability to chose where the new tab opens.
It is strange that middle button link clicking gives me different results that doubleclicking

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