browserSettings.openBookmarksInNewTabs

A BrowserSetting object whose underlying value is a boolean.

If set to true, then when the user selects a bookmark, it will be opened in a new tab. If set to false (the default) bookmarks are opened in the current tab.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 59Opera No support NoFirefox Android Full support 59

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Examples

Set the setting to true:

function logResult(result) {
  console.log(`Setting was modified: ${result}`);
}

browser.browserSettings.openBookmarksInNewTabs.set({value: true}).
  then(logResult);

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