[webkit-dev] _blank hrefs and new windows
ddkilzer at webkit.org
Fri Apr 11 07:23:15 PDT 2008
Please file a bug on <https://bugs.webkit.org/> with a reproducible test case.
Artem Ananiev <Artem.Ananiev at Sun.COM> wrote:
> I have just tried GtkLauncher and it doesn't handle _blank target also.
> Thus, it looks like a problem in a shared WebKit code, not specific to
> out Java port...
> Artem Ananiev wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have experienced the following problem with WebKit (Java port). The
> > page code is simple:
> > <a href="a.html" target="_blank">Open window</a>
> > When I right-click on the first link and select 'Open in a new window'
> > from context menu, a new window is created and shown - that's fine.
> > However, left-click on the first link loads the page 'a.html' in the
> > same window - this looks strange to me as the target is _blank.
> > The second link behaves as expected: it opens a new window with
> > left-click and does nothing with right click.
> > I suppose target="_blank" is handled completely differently than opening
> > a new window with a context menu. Is it related to popup blocking and
> > different policies in FrameLoaderClient class? Another strange thing is
> > that I couldn't find any references to ChromeClient::createWindow()
> > method - it is responsible for creating a new window, at least triggered
> > from context menu - other than from ContextMenuController...
> > Thanks,
> > Artem
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