popup.html target="_blank" links problem in extensions

Duplicate Issue #9223365 • See Issue #7191389

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Author
Sergey S.
Created
Oct 6, 2016
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Duplicates
See progress on Bug #7191389
Found in build #
14.14393
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Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

  1. Create a new extension with a popup.html
  2. Write hyperlinks into the popup.html file with attribute target="_blank"
  3. Load the extension in Microsoft Edge
  4. Touch in the browser bar icon for the extensión
  5. Click on the target="_blank" link. Nothing happens.

remarks
If i try window.open from popup i had Undefined error at api.openWebPage
I also have repro on last insider preview build with edge version 39.14931.1000.0 and EdgeHTML 14.14931

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  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

    Changed Status to “Duplicate”

  • Thank you for the feedback! We are working on a fix for this issue and will be available in a future flight.

    All the best,
    The MS Edge Team

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