Re: [Epiphany] shift-click for download
- From: Alan Horkan <horkana maths tcd ie>
- To: "Thomas F. O'Connell" <tfo netcentral com>
- Cc: epiphany mozdev org
- Subject: Re: [Epiphany] shift-click for download
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 19:26:23 +0100 (BST)
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Thomas F. O'Connell wrote:
> Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 08:43:19 -0500
> From: Thomas F. O'Connell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Epiphany] shift-click for download
> For the record, there are (as usual) idiomatic differences among
> platforms and browsers.
> The Mac idiom is for Ctrl-click to bring up contextual menus.
> Under IE (for Windows), Shift-click actually opens the link in a new
> window. In fact, I'm not sure of a modifier key shortcut for bringing up
> contextual menus under Windows.
> I know this is a bigger issue than will be resolved by Epiphany
> developers, but it's a point worth mentioning, I think.
It has annoyed me many times when trying to use IE that it behaved
differently from Mozilla. The wisest thing to do is probably to follow
In mozilla Shift Click gives a save (download) dialog,
Ctrl+Click opens a new window also if you have a three button (or wheel)
mouse middle click will open a new window.
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