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Open PDFs in new tab

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Hi! I have set this option pdfjs.externalLinkTarget to 2, but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me because, for instance, my home banking account losses the session if anything external is loaded, so when I click Firefox back arrow, the home banking session expires.

How can I set to open PDFs in Firefox in new tab?

Thanks!

Hi! I have set this option '''pdfjs.externalLinkTarget''' to '''2''', but despite that setup, all PDFs are open in the same tab of the PDF download link, that's a problem for me because, for instance, my home banking account losses the session if anything external is loaded, so when I click Firefox back arrow, the home banking session expires. How can I set to open PDFs in Firefox in new tab? Thanks!

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Try downloading another copy of Firefox, run it from the folder and see if you have the same issue. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

When I open pdfs from my bank, here is what I have set and what happens. see screenshot

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Evidently this will be fixed in version 101.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1756980

Can you right-click and ask to open in a new tab?

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jonzn4SUSE dijo

Try downloading another copy of Firefox, run it from the folder and see if you have the same issue. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release When I open pdfs from my bank, here is what I have set and what happens. see screenshot

Thanks for sharing! It partially solved my issue, because I still want to use native pdfjs on firefox, but it seems to fail.

Temporary work around still appreciated.

Thanks a lot!

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Terry dijo

Evidently this will be fixed in version 101. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1756980 Can you right-click and ask to open in a new tab?

Thanks! will wait to that release and see what happens

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It's already out. Just try Dev, Beta, or Nightly. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

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