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Open Tabs In Foreground

Open Tabs In Foreground ======================= Clicking a link using the left mouse button while having Ctrl pressed opens it in a background tab by default. The same when using the middle mouse button. This extension opens these tabs in the foreground instead. Tabs are only opened in the background when having Shift pressed while clicking. You won't need this extension in Firefox as it has a setting for this called `When you open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately`, but in Chrome there is no way to achieve this otherwise. Feedback -------- You can report bugs or make feature requests on Patches are welcome.

4.4 out of 58 ratings

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Vaclav KoralMar 13, 2024

Nice one, thanks a lot. I would give the fifth star for the same behavior when openning tabs from the bookmark bar - it works just in the opposite way than clicking on a link.

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Смешные лохотронщикиDec 21, 2023

Thanks a lot for a very useful feature

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Thomas HoNov 14, 2021

It works, but it doesn't respect the tab order, and instead always open new tab at the end of tab bar.

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    March 25, 2023
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