Opening "quick search" queries in a new tab rather than in the same page


I'm using Confluence 4.0 with RefinedWiki interface. At least when accessed via Chrome or Safari on a Mac, the "Quick search" results (which appear as you're typing a search query in the top right of the window) can only be opened in the same window. It would be nice if you could, say, right-click on them to open them in a new tab, or have a small icon or link besides them to enable tab opening. Is there a way to implement this feature?


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I've created a bug report. Thanks!

Could you add a link to the bug report please? I'd like to vote on it!


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Hallo Francois

Have you tried holding down the Cmd key and then clicking the link in the quick search results? I don't have the Refined Wiki theme, but this key combination usually works on a Mac.



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I should have mentioned that my mouse is setup for right-clicking, so it's the same as Ctrl-click. I also checked Ctrl clicking (as well as Cmd, alt, etc clicking), but no combination work.

I just tried with a PC, same problem.

Perhaps it's due to my use of RefinedWiki interface. Are you able to open these "quick search" result in a separate tab WITHOUT RefinedWiki?



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Hallo Francois

Yes, I can open the quick search results in a separate tab when not using Refined Wiki.

I've just tried it on this site, which is a demo for Refined Wiki:

And it doesn't work there. So I think it must be a problem with the Refined Wiki theme. It's probably worth raising an issue with the Refined Wiki developers, or contacting them for support. This page has the contact details:

Cheers, Sarah

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