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Firefox keeps opening links as well as new tab

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While browsing, if I long-click a hyperlink and select "Open in a new tab" from the ensuing menu, even though it opens the tab it also follows the hyperlink in the original tab. How do I prevent it from opening the link in my current tab?

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Sorry, this seems to be an issue on some pages that have scripts connected to the links. The workaround in an earlier thread (for Gizmodo) was to slide your finger down a line or two after the menu appears so that when you lift your finger it is not on any link. See: https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1011061#answer-604851

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Sorry, this seems to be an issue on some pages that have scripts connected to the links. The workaround in an earlier thread (for Gizmodo) was to slide your finger down a line or two after the menu appears so that when you lift your finger it is not on any link. See: https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1011061#answer-604851