As per our documentation Links, Confluence doesn't provide an option to configure a link to open in a new window or tab. Users can choose to right click / CTRL+click the link if they want to open it in a particular way.
A free option is to get Link Opener for Confluence plugin in Atlassian Marketplace.
Hope this answer can help you!
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