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In a VB web application I am using the following code to open a new page when a button is clicked.

Response.Write("<script type='text/javascript'>detailedresults=window.open('Default.aspx');</script>")

It works well but it opens a new browser window.  I would like for it to open the page a new tab rather than a new browser window.

Can anyone recommend how to modify this code to open the page in a new tab?

Thanks.
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Question by:GIANTOCR
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by:Miguel Oz
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Change the window open call:
window.open('Default.aspx','_newtab');"
Check:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10493901/how-to-open-a-page-in-new-tab-on-button-click-in-asp-net
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by:GIANTOCR
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Tried that, got same result, page opened in a new browser window.
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by:Miguel Oz
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Can you post your aspx and vb code for this page?
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by:informaniac
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Tab Settings in IE9Doesn't it depend on the Client Browser?
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Roopesh Reddy earned 800 total points
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Hi,

I found one interesting link - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/427479/programmatically-open-new-pages-on-tabs

Hope it helps u...
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by:GIANTOCR
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Thank you to all for your help.

I never got this to work in code.

I did get the application to work the way I wanted by changing the browser settings as recommended by informaniac.

According to the article at the link sent by roopshreddy, that may be the best I can do.
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