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  1. Jira Server and Data Center
  2. JRASERVER-33936

Make external links load in new browser window

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      So, I get a pretty constant complaint from devs on our team that JIRA should automatically open external links in a new browser window / tab. Currently clicking a link to say a google doc or a website in a ticket will load that asset in the same window. This is understandably annoying and a small time waste for our devs. As I can not see any reason that these links shouldn't open in a new window, I thought it would make sense to put in a request.

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              edusik@banddigital.com Eric Dusik
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