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    4 comments  ·  Sites and Collaboration » Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    JimmyDetts commented  · 

    Without the option to merge cells the tables web part is useless to me.

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    350 comments  ·  Sites and Collaboration » Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In modern pages, we open links within SharePoint in the same tab by default, and external links in a new tab. In the text web part, users can specify to open links in a new tab, but that isn’t the default behavior. Similarly, for navigation links, they follow the same rule (within SharePoint, same tab, external to SharePoint in a new tab). This is true of the modern web parts that support linking as well (hero, quick links, images, etc.) This is the pattern we’ve adopted for consistency.

    After reviewing other areas of modern sites, like the site pages library, document libraries, lists, site contents, etc. we did find some different opening behaviors which we’ll review and resolve.

    Can you help us understand if this pattern isn’t meeting your expectation, if we have some inconsistencies within modern pages we’ve missed, or if it’s the other areas of modern sites where…

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    JimmyDetts commented  · 

    Barry makes a comment below that he has found a workaround but I cannot get that to work. I try using the last part of the URL but when I upload the file using file viewer the cursor doesn't change to a 'hand'

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    JimmyDetts commented  · 

    I would have thought that there would be a simple HTML solution to this. ADMIN, the link I am using from my file viewer web part is going to another page within the same site so it is not external. I do not understand why the link opens in a new tab and as many people have said before it is not helpful having multiple tabs opening when navigating around a simple site.

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