How to open links in a new tab

Opening links in a new tab is a preference set per user. If you want that on by default, go to the Interface area of your User Preferences and make sure the Open all external links in a new tab setting is checked on (see visual guide below).

This is extremely useful for people, thanks for creating such a clear diagram. I suspect at some point we will want to flush out a formal FAQ (in the works I know) and whenever possible be as visually instructive as possible. That’s especially important now when we’re all facing screen fatigue.