I am working with SPOnline Task list. Users click on View Item for a given task to go to the display form which by default opens in same window. Is there a way to open it up in a separate tab? Probably JS or JQ, if anyone has tried, please assisy.

Thanks in advance.

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You can always use a middle click in your mouse to open a new tab. And here are some scripts you can have a try if you can add content editor to your page.

SPO 2013 - How to open Links List items (websites) in a new window/tab when clicking with the left mouse button?


  • Well but I am only looking to open View Item link in a new tab on the task list page. Is that possible?
    – mdevm
    Jul 3, 2019 at 12:57

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