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Windows 7: HTML Help target _blank not working

17 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
HTML Help target _blank not working

Hello All,

I had no idea where to ask this question so I apologize in advance.

The test highlighted in Green is the original and works fine by itself.

The blue highlighted text works fine, too.

But when I add the Google tracking code, the target="_blank" fails to open this page in a new window.
My goal is to track the number of clicks this image gets (an outbound link).

I have no idea how to fix this and could use a little help.

Obviously, I don't know squat about HTML.

Thanks in advance,

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17 Oct 2012   #2


It looks like a common issue with quite a few posts on the google product forums, one solution was to use js to open the links rather than the standard html link.

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17 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanks for the fast response! I'll check it out.

Well, it works and I thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

Just FYI it does do something strange. It not only opens the link in a new window, but it also reloads the current page.

That's OK, I will live with it as is unless someone knows why it does that.

Thanks z3r010!
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