"Open links in new tab" does not work from Profile page without http

(TechnoBear) #1

I have always had my preferences set to open links in new tab, so this is not an issue with changing preferences.

Clicking an external link from within a topic does, indeed, open the link in a new tab. Clicking the same link from the post within a member’s profile does not; it opens in the same tab. (Firefox 35 and Chromium 40 on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10.)

Visit the link in this post (will open in new tab)

Then find that post in my profile and click the link from the profile page - it will open in the same tab.

However, this does not seem to be the case with links which start with http, which open correctly in a new tab.

For example:

(mountain) #2

I clicked both and both open in a new tab (I have the ‘open links in new tab’ setting turned on).

I can’t repro but just means my specific set up isn’t affected. Specific set up being Chrome Version 40.0.2214.115 m on Windows 8.1.

(TechnoBear) #3

Thanks for testing. Problem exists for me both here and on SitePoint - and in both places my preferences are set the same way.

(Jeff Atwood) #4