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I have a list, in the list is a look-up column referencing a document library. (n.b. the Lookup column is actually a 3rd party column a Sparqube Lookup Tracker, but is a look-up column).

Is there a way to change the behaviour of clicking on a link to make it open in a new tab in the browser instead of opening in a tiny pop-up window? The documents are pdfs - they open in a tiny window, so it's useless at present. If they were links to e.g. Word documents I guess they'd open up in Word.

doc opens in tiny window

List Settings>Opening Documents in the browser.

open in new window

Lookup Column Settings:

I've fiddled a bit with the 'Display Format' setting, but it doesn't make any difference.

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Right clicking and selecting "Open in new tab" works, but it's not obvious for users to do this!

right click link

  • Have you tried removing onclick action from those links? You could try something like this: document.querySelectorAll('.ms-cellstyle a[href*="RootFolder=*"]').forEach(el => {el.setAttribute('onclick', ''); el.setAttribute('target', '_blank')}); – Salah Dec 17 '18 at 14:57

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