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Create document in new tab.

tim_hess427tim_hess427 Member Posts: 308 PRO
I wish there was a way to open new documents in new tabs. There are certain stages in projects where I'm creating several new documents in short succession and its a pain to keep re-opening the "Documents" page. At a minimum, changing the default behavior would be an improvement. Whenever I'm working, I like to keep one tab open with the documents page at all times. 

If you're debating whether this is important: Just imagine that Finder or Windows Explorer closed every time you created or opened a document. Wouldn't that be frustrating? Why should Onshape's behavior be different?

P.S. - I know that I can right-click on a document and open it in a new tab, which is why I'm specifically asking about creating new documents here. 


  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,814
    @tim_hess427 This seems to be more of a browser behavior.  If you hold down SHIFT and click you get. a new window and if you hold down CTRL/CMD click you get a new tab.  These are universal in browsers.  Give that a try.  Default behavior is to navigate to the destination .
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,570
    Middle click does this for me.  Browser can also be set to open all links in new tab by default.
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
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