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About opening a tab in a new tab (not new window) conveniently

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I found when pressing Alt+Enter in the address bar, the link will open in a new tab, which is nice. But if I press Alt+click a link in the page, the link does not open in a new tab (while Shift+click can open in a new window as expected). I'm not sure if it's a problem, but I hope Firefox can have this feature so that opening a link in a new tab can be more convenient.

Besides, in some browsers, drag a link to a nearby place will open in a new tab. However, in Firefox, this manner does not work, unless I drag a link to the tabs bar.

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For opening a link in a new tab you need to hold down the Ctrl key and not the Alt key (Holding Alt can trigger a download action). You can also click the link with the mouse wheel to force opening the link in a new tab.

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Thanks. The link you provided helps a lot.

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