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11/15/12 07:11:28 (18 months ago)
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  • Ticket #22442, comment 7

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    11Basically, this is only a matter of allowing the attribute. The plugin author will decide whether he wants to have the user to open any external links in a new window or not. 
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    3 While developing a plugin recently, I noticed that I had put up a link to an external page in the description which has information on how to use the plugin. I gave it target _blank so that the user will be able to view the instructions and perform the steps on the dashboard side by side. 
     3While developing a plugin recently, I noticed that I had put up a link to an external page in the description which has information on how to use the plugin. I gave it target _blank so that the user will be able to view the instructions and perform the steps on the dashboard side by side. But ofcourse this did not work. So the only option a user will have is to ctrl+click the link to open in a new tab or go back and forth. 
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     5Hence, just wanted to put this as a consideration.