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Make Firefox the active window when clicking an external link

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Is it possible? Like, for example, you click a link on Discord then it open a new tab AND it makes it the active window.

It would be a bit like this config "browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external" set to "3" not for a window but for a tab + it would make this window the active one.

Is it possible? Like, for example, you click a link on Discord then it open a new tab AND it makes it the active window. It would be a bit like this config "browser.link.open_newwindow.override.external" set to "3" not for a window but for a tab + it would make this window the active one.

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Hmm, I think normally the new tab gets the focus when it's an external link. I'm surprised yours doesn't do that, but then, I don't use Discord so I don't know whether it reasserts itself. Does the same problem happen with Adobe Acrobat or links in other external programs?

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This happens with all external links yes. I've tested Adobe Acrobat, Slack, Windows Mail app, OBS and still the same problem.

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