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Steve

Don't know if Shad has changed anything recently, but when a user creates a link they have the choice of leaving the default setting alone which opens the link created in the same browser window/tab, or they can change it to open the link in a new window/tab.
[*]URL Link Creation [*]Copy the URL link to clipboard. [*]
 Click the Insert/Edit Link button. [*]After the Link - Web Page Dialog displays. [/list] [/list]

[*]Click the URL Field to set the focus.  [*] Either Paste {CTRL+V} the link from the clipboad into the URL field, or manually type the URL address into the field.
[*]Click the Target tab, after the screen refreshes click the drop down button of the Target field and select the New Window {_blank} item.  [/list] [/list]

[*]Finally, click the OK button at the bottom of the dialog. [*]After you're returned to the editor screen. [*]Notice that all of the text for the link you just inserted is displayed and selected in the editor. [*]If you don't mind the text of the URL address being displayed. [*]Either use your mouse to de-select the text or...Tap one of the Cursor Arrow keys, then keep typing or hit the enter key to start a new line. [*]If you touch any other key you will imeadiately replace all the text of the URL address. [/list] [*]If you happen to have either a very long URL address that may create the need to scroll (left or right) if posted unaltered, or you just want some alternate text displayed in place of the URL address. [*]Start typing the text you want displayed. [*]The one very important difference is you can't use the Space Bar, if you do that's where the replacement text that's part of the link ends. Instead of the Space Bar use the Underscore character { _ } to separate the words. [/list] [/list] [/list] [/list]
 

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Brian

You can go back and modify any URL link that you've included by using the Edit icon located on the right side of the header in any reply that you've posted.


once you've opened your previous reply in the full-text editor, point to the link with your mouse and right-click the link. A context menu will display. Point to, select, and click the Edit Link item.


This will cause the Link - Web Page Dialog to be displayed. click the Target tab, click the Target field's drop down button, select and click the New Window [ _blank ] item from the list. Finally click the OK button at the bottom of the dialog.


If that was the only change you needed to make then click the Submit button in the lower-left of the editor screen and you're done.

When you return to the Topic page you'll be at the top of the page, just scroll down to the reply that you edited and check that your link now opens in a new browser window.
 

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Here you go Brian, just put the target="_blank" attribute in the anchor opening tag...(Note: remove leading & trailing spaces in tag brackets)
< a target="_blank" href="http://www.grblogs.com/index.php?blog=25" >< img height="108" alt="" width="302" border="0" src="http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n214/altterrain/CARysigI.jpg" / >< /a > 

 
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