SharePoint Links List: Open a link in a new window

For several months I have had an outstanding user enhancement request to add the ability to choose to open a link in a new window on a link by link basis in the default SharePoint links list. AC (Andrew Connell) has worked out a solution (and it took a day or two, not several months ๐Ÿ˜› ) by editing the SCHEMA.XML file to modify the links list definition to do this exact functionality. Very cool!

AC has posted an article that steps you through setting up this functionality. Here is what the user will see on a New Item form for the links list:

ยป Adding “OpenInNewWindow” option to SharePoint Links lists

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  1. This is very cool. My question is: Will this work for the site that I already have setup and working? Or does it only affect newly created sites?SB

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