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Right click on mouse just quit offering option to "open in a new tab"

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On a Mac, OS 11.7.7. When I have right-clicked with my Apple mouse on an link in a website page, I've been shown the option "Open page in a new tab". That option has just disappeared on me, unless I simultaneously press the Control key. What can I do to restore that function (without simultaneously pressing Control)? Even if you cannot answer my question, it would be helpful to know whether the problem is in a Firefox setting or an IOS setting.

I'll be most grateful for your help. Thank you

On a Mac, OS 11.7.7. When I have right-clicked with my Apple mouse on an link in a website page, I've been shown the option "Open page in a new tab". That option has just disappeared on me, unless I simultaneously press the Control key. What can I do to restore that function (without simultaneously pressing Control)? Even if you cannot answer my question, it would be helpful to know whether the problem is in a Firefox setting or an IOS setting. I'll be most grateful for your help. Thank you

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Thank you. But I don't think I understand what you're telling me. It was when I right-click on a link that I used to get the menu that offered the option "Open Link in New Tab". Today, that stopped happening. Now I can get that menu only if I right-click on a link while simultaneously holding down the Control key. What I want to know is how I can restore the previous function of the right-click -- that I get that menu, and the "Open Link in a New Tab", without simultaneously pressing the Control key. It would help just to learn whether my problem arises from a Firefox setting or an IOS setting.

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You would only see "Open Link in New Tab" if you right-click a link. What do you see in the right-click context menu as that only shows item relevant for the element ?

You can right-click and select "Inspect" to open the built-in Inspector with this element selected.

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Thank you. But I don't think I understand what you're telling me. It was when I right-click on a link that I used to get the menu that offered the option "Open Link in New Tab". Today, that stopped happening. Now I can get that menu only if I right-click on a link while simultaneously holding down the Control key. What I want to know is how I can restore the previous function of the right-click -- that I get that menu, and the "Open Link in a New Tab", without simultaneously pressing the Control key. It would help just to learn whether my problem arises from a Firefox setting or an IOS setting.