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I just noticed that when I open a link from the Gmail app (in Chrome), then go back to Gmail and click another link, it replaces the first one in Chrome. I end up with only one tab open. Is there a workaround?

I'm not sure what to search for on crbugs, or whether this would be an Android bug or a Chrome bug.

This is pretty much the same question as this one, but it was answered with "use Opera." I like Chrome and would rather not change browsers over this, and mainly have two questions:

  1. Is this intended behavior?

  2. Is there an open bug against it, and if not does anyone have enough of a hunch about the root cause to point me to the right place to file it?

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That issue has been reported before in Chromium project Issue 115732: External links don't open in new tabs if multiple links are opened in Chrome Beta – Francisco Alvarado Dec 28 '12 at 9:06

Q: Is there a workaround?
A: Open a link from the Gmail app (goes into Chrome), open a new tab and leave it empty, then go back to Gmail and click another link, it does not replace the first one in Chrome. You end up with two non-empty tabs open. Is that a satisfactory workaround?

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