Scott Hanselman

No "Open In New Tab" option in IE7 - Disable the Google Toolbar

August 30, 2006 Comment on this post [5] Posted in Musings
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If you're pained because right-clicking on a link in IE7 doesn't include an option for "Open in New Tab," you're likely running the Google Toolbar. Disable the Google Toolbar by right-clicking on the IE Toolbar and deselecting it.

You can also try installing the Google Toolbar T4 Beta; that worked for me.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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August 30, 2006 12:46
i am a bit irritated that x is only shown on active tab.
August 30, 2006 15:57
The IE team must have missed that and forgotten to copy it from Firefox :)
August 30, 2006 17:20
well, they haven't forgot to misplace refresh and stop. i hope it's because they work hard on css compliance. :)
September 02, 2006 17:28
Why would you right click? Best feature in firefox and IE7 is clicking the mousewheel opens a link in a new tab. That one feature moved me to FireFox till IE7 gets a little more stable.
October 20, 2006 13:53
Thx for the tip. it frived me crasy, i reinstalled ie 3 times until i searched in google. BTW it doesn't work now (with the new ie7) even with beta 4 :(

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