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  2. JRACLOUD-70555 New Issue View in Jira Cloud
  3. JRACLOUD-80141

Using middle click to open a linked issue in the new issue view duplicates opened link in Firefox





      Using the middle click of a mouse in Firefox browsers can be configured in order to automatically open that link to a new tab. about:config setting

      browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick	true 

      However when you then use the middle click to open an issue link in the new issue view, you get 2 tabs instead of 1. Both tabs load that linked issue, but this is redundant and should not be happening.

      If you have

      browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick	false

      set, then using the middle click on an issue link is still able to open the link in a new tab. In that case that behavior is not expected to happen.

      However everywhere else within the new issue view appears to honor this middleclick setting as expected.  It only appears that the issue link has a buggy behavior here.


      • New issue view
      • Firefox

      Steps to Reproduce

      1. Create an issue using the new issue view
      2. Link that issue to some other issue in the same Jira site
      3. use the middle click of your mouse to click that issue link

      Expected Results

      1. IF browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick = true
        We expect that linked issue will be opened in a single new tab
      2. IF browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick = false
        We expect nothing to happen as this should not open links

      Actual Results

      1. IF browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick = true
        We get 2 tabs with that issue link instead of one.
      2. IF browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick = false
        a new link is still opened once when it shouldn't be opened at all.


      Only appears to affect Firefox so far in testing, Chrome does not do this, and safari has been inconsistent in results.


      reverting to the old issue view does not exhibit this bug behavior




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            aheinzer Andy Heinzer
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