IE11 middle click favorite bar link to open new tab in window results in opening tab in same window

Won’t fix Issue #8130846


NerdHouse L.
Jul 10, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

  1. Have IE11 open with a few tabs open
  2. I move focus to Outlook 2016, check and read a few e-mails
  3. Immediately put mouse focus back to IE11 without clicking into the IE11 window and use the middle click button to open a favorite on the favorite bar in a new tab
  4. The middle click results in the favorite opening in the same window


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

    • Hello,

      Thanks for the feedback on IE11. Unfortunately we are no longer working on IE11 feature bugs unless they are security related. We welcome any feedback you have regarding Edge through this website.

      Best regards,
      The MS Edge Team

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