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I use a few packaged Chrome apps, namely Wunderlist for Chrome, Text, and Google Keep.

Packaged apps launch a new window when you click on their icon on the New Tab page:

animated screenshot showing packaged app behavior

I keep a Chrome window maximized on a second monitor at all times. I want to keep window switching on this monitor to a minimum, and the fact that these apps require spawning a new window is rather frustrating.

Is there any way to launch these packaged Chrome apps in a tab instead of a new window?

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Related: – Pacerier Jun 23 '15 at 1:15
See… No, it is not possible by design. – Michael Schwartz Apr 10 at 6:56

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