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Old 07-21-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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Focus not properly shifting on links

I'm finding that on most links that are supposed to take you to another window actually don't. Something is broken and I'm hoping it can be fixed. I've set my settings to change the focus when a link is outside MR or on all links and I get the same problem.

This message http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...57&postcount=5 has a link in it that shows the bug.
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Old 07-21-2010, 03:17 PM   #2
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The link took me to a new window - am using Firefox 3.6.7 on XP. Don't see any problems.
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Old 07-21-2010, 07:23 PM   #3
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The link took me to a new window - am using Firefox 3.6.7 on XP. Don't see any problems.
Which link? The link I posted or the link in the message I linked to?

I am using Firefox 3.6.6 on Windows 7 with Tab Mix Plus and it doesn't work like it used to. I've also tried it on MSIE 8 and it also doesn't work. The link in the message I linked does not take you to another window or tab.

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Old 07-21-2010, 07:32 PM   #4
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For me, the link IN the message opens a new window. No problems - tried it at work (XP Pro using Firefox 3.6.7) and home (XP Pro using Firefox 3.6.6)
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:57 AM   #5
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In the UserCP i've enabled opening links in new window only for external links and it doesn't work anymore for me. (FF 3.6.7 on Windows 7)
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Old 07-22-2010, 04:20 AM   #6
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In the UserCP i've enabled opening links in new window only for external links and it doesn't work anymore for me. (FF 3.6.7 on Windows 7)
Confirmed. It's being investigated.
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The cause has been identified. We recently implemented various caching mechanisms to optimize performance; among it, we now cache forum posts including parsed links. I will see if this can be fixed somehow to still allow for custom settings in regard to how to open external links.
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Some links do work externally though. That's the odd part. It's not 100% broken.
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Old 08-07-2010, 03:59 AM   #9
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So any word on when a fix is forthcoming?
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So any word on when a fix is forthcoming?
Jon, thanks for the report. It should be working fine again - we've disabled this kind of caching for the time being until we found an appropriate solution.
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