Open link in new tab with a 2 finger click

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by kaicrawf, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. kaicrawf macrumors newbie

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    So I'm new to MacBooks, I got mine late 2014 and it was probably the best purchase of my life tbh

    However, I was used to my old Windows machine, and switching meant not everything is the same. One thing that I really want is to be able to hover over a link and tap my trackpad with 2 fingers to make it open it in a new tab. I am aware you can Cmd + Click to do this but I find it more tedious and I hate re-wiring my brain to do the same task in a different way, if you know what I mean?

    I have looked in System Preferences inside of the trackpad settings but there isn't such a feature. I'm hoping there is some sort of browser extension?

    I only like Chrome and Safari, so please don't suggest like a Firefox extension or something:)

    I would really appreciate any help thank you! :D
     
  2. BrettApple macrumors 65816

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    What Windows machine were you using that let you do this? Just curious. I've had my fair share and work on lots of em. I've had ones that featured a middle click that would do this. But not with two fingers. Or it had two physical buttons and pressing them at the same time was a "middle" click. Thus opening new tabs.

    Closest thing I can think of is just right clicking it if it's one link. If there are a lot, CMD + Click is the easiest.

    Make sure you have tap to click and secondary click turned on in the trackpad settings first of course.

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