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When I want to drag my tabs around to left and right, Chrome insists on pulling it out of its window. Even if Chrome is maximised, it pulls it out of the window to make its own. The only way to keep it in the window with the rest is if the entire browser window is about 50px down the screen. Is there a way to stop this behaviour, or is it actually intended behaviour?

(I do love that Chrome lets you pull tabs out to make new windows - it just seems strange that it is so difficult to keep tabs in their original windows)

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I'm not getting this on the latest stable version. Dragging tabs left and right works as expected. – DisgruntledGoat Aug 11 '09 at 13:33
Me neither, but it does occur on slow systems – Ivo Flipse Aug 11 '09 at 15:20

I think this is a known issue, which will be addressed in the next release

I'll update once I have the source

the annoying tab tearing problem is already fixed in the current dev build

it will drill down to the beta and stable eventually, but it is finally solved here is how to get the dev for those who can';t wait

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is this the same bug/issue that causes the problem I see: if you click on a different tab, and there's some delay in displaying the page (memory caching?) and you move the mouse before the page is displayed, the tab will tear out to wherever your mouse is when it does eventually catch up. – geocoin Aug 11 '09 at 15:03
@geocoin: I don't think it's the same problem, but I hope this solution works for that one as well, it's driving me crazy! – Daniel H Aug 13 '09 at 1:55
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Worked it out - it seems as though running ObjectDock is somehow causing Chrome to think that the top of the monitor is lower than it is or something along those lines: this problem isn't reproducible on my other monitor, or when I close ObjectDock

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