Currently you if you add a link you have to go back and edit it if you want it to open in the same or new window.
Why doesn't Ning just use the Edit Link box when you "Add Link" or at least add the Open in: options to "Add Link"? This would save the extra step of editing links.
When you add a link you get this box
Man, you are always spot on with the suggestions. I will file this one as a product suggestion in our system.