I really don't get why HP don't allow this? I have hubs like this: http://claireroach.hubpages.com/hub/Fre … businesses where the whole objective is to utilise many of the links available. Now if it takes them away from the hub it's neither beneficial to me, HP or the reader so why Oh why can't we insert target_blank??
I posted a few hours ago but it seems to have disappeared. I tested on your link to make sure - I do it and have never had a problem. I point my mouse at the link and right click the link, a box comes up saying, "Open in a new tab" and I left click that and the link opens in a new tab. You also have the option of opening in a different window.
Okay Claire, this worked for me. I tested this with 2 different links, one of mine and yours. I tried them both about 3-4 times. The correct links came up each time. You use the same HTML which I gave you before, the only difference is that you replace the # sign with a second copy of your link. So you have the same link placed in the line twice.
UPDATE: I'm leaving this post as to not break the forum discussion thread, but please see Paul's post for some important information about best practices for linking. http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2540230
I just tested creating a new window link using the HTML view for a text capsule and it worked for me. I was able to save, preview, and test the link.
You can see the "HTML Links - The target Attribute" section for an example. You want to use the target="_blank" option. http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_links.asp Here is the general format <a href="http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_links.asp" target="_blank">W3Schools: HTML Links</a>
target="_new" doesn't work anymore? Haven't checked, but this is what it seems like from your conversation.
If you wanna open it in a new tab Examiner, just press your center moues button (or the scroll thing) on the link. That opens stuff in a new tab, no hassle of right clicking, then picking open in new tab. Just some helpful info
Nope that's exactly what I got You can press the scroll ball and it acts as a button as well. At least on most of the mouses' that I've used it does. Try it out on a link to someones profile here on the forums.
I agree with you that they should automatically open in a new window. Some things on this platform are antiquated (like the fact that you can't make an Alt Tag) and we just have to live with the situation because it's unlikely that they will be changed.
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