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Ed Sogolow

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  1. 1,733 votes
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    295 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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    Ed Sogolow commented  · 

    Sop the madness, when working in SharePoint I end up with 15+ tabs and it gets ridiculously confusing. If I want a new tab let me decide.

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    64 comments  ·  Sites and Collaboration » Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Ed Sogolow commented  · 

    I concur, this is very annoying, give us an option to turn it off.

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