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I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab

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I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab.

How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not the same tab?

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab. How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not the same tab?

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Hi Martin, There is no way to open them in a new tab automatically, but if you hold down the command key while clicking on a link, it will open in a new tab. If your mouse has a middle button, you can middle-click on the link instead.

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Have you tried this: Tab preferences and settings https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/tab-preferences-and-settings

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Hi Martin, There is no way to open them in a new tab automatically, but if you hold down the command key while clicking on a link, it will open in a new tab. If your mouse has a middle button, you can middle-click on the link instead.

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