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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-12429

Open docs in new window is not XHTML 1.0 compliant: target is forbidden.

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8.3
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.4, 1.9, 2.0
    • Component/s: General
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      The "target" attribute is forbidden in XHTL 1.0 strict. Moodle doesn't validate with "docs in new window" on.

      A possible workaround might be to use JS:

      <a onclick="window.open(this.href); return false;" onkeypress="window.open(this.href); return false;" href="abc">text</a>

      If the browser does not support JavaScript or it's no enabled, the link will open in current window.

      Found http://lists.evolt.org/archive/Week-of-Mon-20041018/165515.html

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              • Created:
                Updated:
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                Fix Release Date:
                11/Jan/08