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Windows 7 has really nice features. The preview for opened applications in taskbar:

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Especially if that application has several tabs.

However this feature doesn't support Firefox (or vice-versa: Firefox doesn't support this feature!) and you just see the current active tab in preview and not all opened tabs:

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  • Is there any way to make Firefox tabs visible in preview?
  • Does Mozilla published any patch/extension/... for this?
  • Is there Any Hack/trick/config-changing stuff to make this feature possible?
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I believe Firefox 3.6 beta at least is required, and it is not yet perfect, but they are working on it (hence why it is not enabled by default yet):

  • Type about:config in the address bar and filter to browser.taskbar.previews.enable
  • Change this value to True
  • Enjoy tab previews!

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aren't they gone RC with 3.6 already? –  Molly7244 Jan 9 '10 at 11:59
    
Yes, I was just stating that beta is the minimum requirement. The feature is no better in RC than it is in beta. They plan to refine it with updates to 3.6. –  John T Jan 9 '10 at 12:18
    
Thanks. So we have to wait for 3.6 :D –  Isaac Jan 10 '10 at 9:52
    
Firefox 3.6 is released and i'm enjoying the tab-preview of firefox. Thanks John T –  Isaac Jan 23 '10 at 11:28

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