Safari - Make new tab or window active

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Safari - Make new tab or window active


You can configure the Safari browser to automatically move to a newly opened tab or browser window. The procedure is as follows:
  • Open Safari.
  • Click on the Safari menu > Preferences > Tabs.
  • Check "When a new tab or window opens, make it active".
  • Close the Preferences window.


Note that: You can also use the following hotkey:
  • Command + Shift + click: open link in a new tab and make it active.
  • Command + Option + Shift + click: open link in a new window and make it active.

Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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