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Prevent new email window from opening when right clicking an email link 3 Recommended Answers 24 Replies 93 Upvotes
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Last edited 4/29/19
Starting a couple of weeks ago, when you right mouse click on an email link in a message body, a compose new email window opens up in addition to the normal right mouse context menu.  I only want the context menu, so I can copy the email address.  I would like to stop the compose new mail message from being created when right mouse clicking on an email address.  

I've tested this in both Chrome and IE on Windows, and both show the same issue.
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We have the same issue.

Hyperlinks and photos are opened when using the right click button, instead of opening the context menu.

This only occurs in Gmail, and has surfaced within the last few weeks.

All of the users in our organisation (20 + people) are experiencing this issue.
Last edited 3/20/19
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Can you enlighten us as to how an issue like this gets resolved?
Is it a priority delay or they haven't resolved it at Google Gmail as yet?
Simpler question I guess is are they working on a fix?
Last edited 3/25/19
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...it opens up over 100 gmail compose tabs...
That's a totally different problem than this thread.  You should create a NEW thread for your case to get some help trying to figure out what is happening.
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