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When using NewsFire for checking my feeds and I click the title to read the full article, it opens it in a new window in the background in Safari. How can I make it open the articles in a new tab in the existing Safari window?

I have looked in the settings for both Safari and NewsFire, but I cannot find anything that would help me. I am guessing this is a problem with Safari, not NewsFire.

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In Safari's preferences under "General" at the bottom is an item that says:

Open links from applications: in a new window or in a new tab in the current window

Make sure the radio button beside new tab in a current window is selected.

Preferences Window

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Duh. I don't know why I didnt see this before! –  David Pearce Jul 20 '09 at 13:12
    
I've set that option and I still get new instances of Safari opening and not tabs... –  Paul Sheldrake Jul 21 '09 at 22:15
    
@Paul Sheldrake: What program are you trying to open new tabs from? –  Chealion Jul 21 '09 at 23:00
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In Terminal (Applications/Utilities/Terminal), type in and run:

defaults write com.apple.Safari TargetedClicksCreateTabs -bool true

Then restart Safari.

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This works better than the above accepted solution. –  churnd Aug 6 '09 at 21:21
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