Google Chrome: Use the Third Mouse Button (Wheel)

Posted September 11, 2008 by Rob Rogers in Google

The 3rd button on your mouse (better known as the wheel) provides some nice functionality on Google’s Chrome browser. While they seem simplistic in nature, they can be real time savers.


To open a link in a new tab – place cursor on link and click the mouse wheel.

To open a bookmark in a new tab – place cursor on link and click the mouse wheel.

To close a link – place cursor anywhere on tab and click the mouse wheel (beats having to hit the close button).

 

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