How do you new open links in iPhone's Safari in a new screen?

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WmH2

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Jun 25, 2007
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does anyone know how to open a link and automatically open a new window or tab? When I browse certain sites, I like the links that I select to open in a new window.

A new window, in past various versions of IE, you can shift click or right mouse click to open a new window.

a new tab, With IE7, you can middle mouse click or or right mouse click and select new tab.

since iPhone doesn't recoginize middle fingers from left or right fingers, does anyone know how to get a link to open in a new screen. Thus not needing to navagate back to the original screen and have to wait for that page to reload?
 

MacFreak

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Jul 5, 2007
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It should automatically new page when you click the link. You can click on bottom right corner of pages icon. You can go back to the original page.
 

WmH2

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Jun 25, 2007
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It should automatically new page when you click the link. You can click on bottom right corner of pages icon. You can go back to the original page.
I have only found this to be true if I am clicking on a link that would normally open in a new window because the webpage had a specific "target" attribute on the link. For pages that would normally open the link within the same window, they open on the same screen on my iPhone. I haven't been able to figure out how to open a new screen with a link from a previous screen.

For instance, I love to read Gizmodo.com... but if you read their main page and click on a story, it replaces the main page with the individual story. I want the individual story to open in a new screen so I can close it and go back to the main page and pick up on list of threads where I was without having to wait for the EDGE network to download the page AGAIN.
 

GQmacguy

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Jun 28, 2007
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Yeah, most of the other browsers have been able to do tabs or new window click for quite a while (your reference to the IE tab thing). I think it would be a cool update in the future, but for right now you can't initiate it on your own.

Heck, I'm just friggin happy about the multipage! That blows all the other phone browsers out of the water!
 

WmH2

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Jun 25, 2007
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it does it automatically
when you got to gizmodo.com and click on a link, it automatically opens new screens for you? Or are you just going to a site that has target attributes within the links? in which case would not really answer my question about doing this on demand.
 

pb30

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Jul 1, 2007
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#7
Safari will open links in a new window if the web developer told it to. But I think the question is if there is a way to manually open any link in an new window and I don't think it is possible.
 

DMcGrew

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May 30, 2007
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DMcGrew is right you cannot creat new page. Thats sucks. We should email to Apple engineers about this. :eek:
Yeah it would be easy for Apple to put a burton on the bottom bar that would work like the shift key. Just touch that button then touch the link.