How to Open Links in Background Tabs in Opera?
By on August 25th, 2008

Many of our readers have complained over time that we have not been covering Opera, and like always we do listen to you, in the previous Opera tip we had covered how you can get a StumbleUpon toolbar for Opera.

In this tip we will talk about a usability experience which irks many users (including us) where Opera always opens a tab in the foreground, where Opera .

There are basically two ways in which you can open a new tab in the background, without stealing focus from the current tab.

Key Combinations: Ctrl + Shift + Mouse click combination opens a link in a new background tab. You can also Shift + Mouse click combination to open the link in a new foreground tab.

Mouse Right Click: Another way to open a link in the background is by right clicking on the link and selecting Open in Background Tab.

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