Did you know that you can open a new tab just by clicking the scroll...

Mouse with Scroll - That scroll i was talking about is the revolving thing in the middle.
@modstar (9608)
Philippines
January 16, 2009 2:20pm CST
...of your mouse? Just hover to the link then press the scroll then your browser will automatically open a new tab to load the link. Easy huh? Lol! I just learned about this trick from a friend when he saw me right clicking then pressing "open in new tab". He's told me it would be easier if i just press the scroll of my mouse. I tried and tested it and it worked! I'm just surprised hehe. I just didn't know that the scroll's got another purpose aside from scrolling. Very useful for PTCs.
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16 responses
@shamsta19 (3225)
• United States
17 Jan 09
Thank you for this tidbit of info. I thought I knew all the tricks. I have developed so many ways of surfing with one hand its ridiculous. This one will increase my productivity a hundredfold!! Didn't know about that but the scroll is kind of new to me, didn't have it on my older mouses. Now I am a scrolling fanatic!!!
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@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
18 Jan 09
That's great! Back then, i used to tell my friend that i'm not used to using the scroll but he told me that it needs a lot of getting used to. So i bought this optical mouse with scroll and now i feel like there's something missing without the scroll.
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@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
18 Jan 09
It's good that you exposed the little flaw of the scroll. Maybe it's a trial and error thing.
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@Ysabel (1201)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
wow, thanks for the info! that's new... i gave it a try and it works! =)
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
It comes in handy right?
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@Ysabel (1201)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
yup!... ang galing mo! ... =)
• Belgium
17 Jan 09
I knew of this, yes. It works both in Internet Explorer and Firefox. I don't know of the other browsers...
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• Nepal
20 Jan 09
yes right, but it may damage/break your scroller of mouse.
• Nepal
20 Jan 09
thats' ok i just telling you what i had realized
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
20 Jan 09
No problem mate, Happy Mylotting!
@lexus54 (3576)
• Singapore
17 Jan 09
I just tried that and it works!! Thanks for the tip, modstar. This trick is new to me although I am quite experienced in PC and have used a computer for more than 10 years. There are always new things one can learn even for old dogs like us.
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Despite the fact the you're an "old dog", i'm pretty sure you're the "top dog" when it comes to computers.
@lexus54 (3576)
• Singapore
17 Jan 09
You certainly flatter me...LOL. I may have been in the IT industry for more than 20 years and tinker with my own PC, but I'm still no where near a "top dog". This is one industry that keeps evolving, and what one knows now will become obsolete in no time, so in this industry, one can never stop learning and discovering new things.
@my125125 (821)
• Malaysia
17 Jan 09
Hi Modstar, thank for your helpful topics for me, I'm learn a lesson from you, I didn't know that, just now I try, yes, it's work, very very useful tips, great job!
17 Jan 09
I never knew that! Thanks for sharing that tip with us... Would never have found that one out by myself!
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Same here! Not until my friend told me about it.
• India
17 Jan 09
Wow ,I am very happy to stay here,Mylot is helping in many ways .I am really interested in knowing many new things.Thank you friend for sharing this wonderful shortcut,Always do inform to us ,whenever you came know these kind of new things .Once again thanks for your information.
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
I will do that! It's my pleasure to help fellog myLotters.
@mysdianait (65079)
• Italy
17 Jan 09
A new day and new information here on myLot! Thank you for this tip which I shall add to all the others I've learnt since I've been here! Happy Lotting!
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
That's great. Who would think the scroll can open a new tab hehe..
@jpso138 (7863)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
It does work. This really one advantage of being here in myLot. You will certainly learn a lot of things. I am doing it right now. I am very glad that you have shared it to us. Best regards!
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Thanks! I was surprised because i didn't realize that there's still some who are unaware of it. At least we learned something here right? All the best!
• Goa, India
17 Jan 09
i did not know this trick before. its a nice one and will certainly help me to save some amount of time. thanks for giving us this useful information. happy mylotting!!!
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Well thanks for my friend for giving me this useful tip. Now we can use it and improve our surfing habit.
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
thanks for sharing this information, modstar. this computer thing really has features too plenty to be learned all of them at a quick time. knowing that so much more can be done magically with the use of the computer, i just do not want to explore them all anymore. i am so used to using the line "do it for me my dear, i am too old to be learning all the new tricks". well, my children have become so used to hear me saying that they will just laugh while being obliged.
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Yeah, learning about computer is virtually unlimited. Nobody is too old when it comes to computers ok? My aunts abroad aren't interested in computers but they find it essential to send us emails.
@ayenacsi (911)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
nice! thanks for sharing...I'll teach my nephew this one!
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
17 Jan 09
Oh i'm sure you and your nephew will find the tip convenient.
@gcabando (314)
• Philippines
24 Jan 09
Wow now i know. Its a nice thing to learn. New knowledge for me. I will have to teach my friends about this new information. Thanks for posting.
@nigenh (167)
• India
17 Jan 09
i hv come across many shortcuts but this one was new, thanx fr sharing
• India
17 Jan 09
no please explain about this.........