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Keyboard shortcut to pull Google Chrome tab into its own window

Is there a keyboard short cut, or extension, that lets you rip a tab into a new window in Google Chrome instead of using the mouse?
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How can I manage the download location, by file types, in Chrome?

Although this is partly a question about Chrome (where the problem is), this is more about the extensions (where I hope to find a solution). I recall a plugin for FireFox that would take a given ...
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How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things?

I wanted to install this extension, but I have security concerns. The extension needs permission to "Access your data on all websites". This makes sense, but I presume this includes password and ...
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Capture large webpage screenshot in Chrome

The webpage is very large (a few MB). I tried these extensions and they all fail: Screen Capture (by Google) - I get a new tab with no image in it Pixlr Grabber - I get a "500" request error after ...
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Chrome load tab on demand

Is it possible to make Chrome load tab on demand like in Firefox? So that when I start Chrome and it loads the last session with plenty of tabs, only when I click on a tab will that tab load and not ...
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How do I increase the available bookmark folder limits in chrome

As another user asked about firefox: Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox? I would like to increase the number of folders that you are presented with when you press the add bookmark star in ...
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How to make Google Chrome's tabs behave more like Firefox?

Is there a way to have the following in Google Chrome, like Firefox? A right arrow slider to navigate the tabs. A drop down list of open tabs.
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Browser plugin to resize window for brower testing

When im making a website i work on my 22" external display, which is fine, but to get a better idea of what the site will look like on smaller screens i have to resize my browser window. At the ...
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How to enable confirmation alert before closing chrome tabs?

How to enable confirmation alert box option before closing opened tab in chrome browser? Need to change setting? I couldn't find any such options in setting window.
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Is there a Chrome(ium) alternative for the Firefox “Self-Destructing Cookies” extension?

I am huge fan of the Firefox extension https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/self-destructing-cookies/ and am looking for something like this for chrome. Note: I am not looking for some random ...
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How do I switch my user agent in Chrome?

I am looking for a way to switch my user agent in Chrome. I have tried User-Agent Switcher for Chrome with only limited success. I really want more user agents, and the ability to add new agents with ...
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Activating a Chrome extension that is not from the Chrome Web Store

How do I activate a Chrome extension found as a *.crx file? So far, what I have seen is that Chrome does not allow you to install extensions that aren't found on Chrome Web Store, at least on its ...
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Extensions disappear when I close and open Google Chrome

I am running the latest version of Google Chrome 23.0.1271.97 (Official Build 171054) m on Windows 7. Any new extension I install simply disappears (not disabled, total disappearance) once I close and ...
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How to uninstall this Google Chrome extension?

I have installed Chrome Lock: However it keeps crashing all the time. I wanted to uninstall it, but to my surprise, it is not listed in the Chrome Extensions [chrome://extensions/] page. What ...
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Alternatives to the ClickToPlugin Safari extension for Chrome users

I have been using Safari with ClickToPlugin and was wondering if there was anything similar for Chrome. I am looking for both the click-through to plugin functionality as well as the HTML5 video ...
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Pop-up message upon launching Chrome: Confirm Changes - The extension “Chrome Security Component” has been added

Upon launching Google Chrome a little pop up dialogue box appears in the top right hand corner of the browser which states: Confirm Changes The extension "Chrome Security Component" has been ...
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How can I enable pretty-printing in Chrome manually?

There are some great Chrome plugins around for pretty-printing JSON (great SU question here: Google Chrome Plugin for JSON Reading), but they all seem to depend on detecting whether the incoming ...
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How can I spell check web pages from the browser?

How can I spell check web pages when browsing them? I've added the After the Deadline Chrome extension, but it only seems to work on forms and not whole web pages. I'm happy to use Firefox if that ...
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Can I customize Chrome / Chromium interface elements?

I've done a some searching and haven't seen a great solution for this yet. I want to customize some of the Chromuim UI elements. For example, hide location bar, hide tab bar, hide scroll bars, etc. ...
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Google Chrome sync: limit for bookmarks & extensions?

Actually, Chrome is my favorite web-browser, and one of its most powerful features is synchronizing the actual data into a Google account. For the last years I gained a lot of bookmarks and from time ...
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Avoid Google Chrome login message box?

Is there any addon or setting how to avoid a "login popup" in the Google chrome? There is an addon which can fill (and sumbit) the login data inside the web page, but I cannot find anything which ...
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Extension that blocks ads on Google Chrome [closed]

I'd like to be able to block ads from showing while I browse the Internet on Google Chrome. I've looked, but I'm always nervous about installing add-ons. Is there an extension that does this?
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What Chrome password manager fits my requirements?

To prevent myself from using the same password everywhere I would like to start using a good password manager. Because most of my passwords are used in the browser I'm searching for something that ...
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How to auto-save pictures opened in tabs with one click

In Google Chrome, how can I auto-save pictures in all open tabs at once, or with one click? Is this possible? I don't want to lose time for saving all the pictures in their tabs.
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How can I use a proxy in a single Chrome profile?

I am running multiple Google Chrome instances simultaneously, each with a different profile (using --user-data-dir=MyProfileFolder). I would like one of Chrome instances (profiles) use a proxy, and ...
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How can I see what is causing Chrome to run slowly?

I realise that I can turn off all plugins and then turn them back on, one-by-one, but is there an alternative that would show me which plugins are chewing up memory or processing power? Pages can be ...
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Personal Block List overwriting text in search results

I have been using the Chrome Extension Personal Block List from Google for quite some time. In the recent past, however, it has been having display issues in search results. As you can see in the ...
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Apply styles to pages in Chrome before extensions load

I would like to apply custom CSS to pages in Chrome, but before the extensions are loaded. I'm already familiar with this solution: Applying custom style to internal Chrome pages But I need to ...
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Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page?

Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page? I do not want to use crtl+f every time.
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Is there a browser extension for Chrome or Firefox to individually mute audio per page in each tab?

Is there a browser addon (Chrome/Firefox) to individually mute audio per page/tab? This would be great when listening to music while browsing sites that play audio without asking for user prompt ...
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Mute Flash in Google Chrome Mac OS X (or just mute any app in Mac OS X)

Is this possible using an extension for chrome or using a 3rd party app?
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How to download multiple files using Chrome?

Firefox had flashgot which added all the links available in a page and you could choose files by type, etc, but in Chrome how do I do this? I tried Download Master but it doesn't work. Keeps asking ...
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How can I prevent Google Chrome update from re-enabling integrated Flash plugin?

I frequently debug Flex applications in Google Chrome and use a debug version of Flash Player to get the job done. However, for some time now, Google Chrome has deployed an integrated version of ...
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How to stop chrome/firefox downloading a gif?

When I visit any page containing some animated gifs (Google+, 9gag etc), all those seem to start loading. My bandwidth is limited and I don't want those to be downloaded unless I really want to view. ...
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Is there a way to make Chrome ask me every time a web page tries to redirect me?

For example there are a lot of sites like bit.ly. I want Chrome to stop and ask me every time such a site tries to redirect me somewhere.
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How do I save a pdf file to Google Drive?

If I have opened a PDF file in Chrome with its plug-in Chrome PDF viewer, how can I save it to Google Drive directly instead of downloading it first and uploading it? Is there an extension that could ...
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How do you stop Google Chrome trying to open RSS feeds instead of showing the xml (which is what I want)

I am doing a little debugging and want to read the pure and simple rss xml response in Chrome and do not want Google Reader to be opened...how can this be done? Thanks P.S I don't use Google Reader ...
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How can I block all pop-ups with Chrome?

Some Websites (often links to 2leep.com) have very annoing advertising: If I click on a link, they open a popup with their adds and open the link I'm interested in. If I go to ...
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Backup extensions, bookmarks and other customizations from Google Chrome

I am reinstalling my OS and I would like to keep the list of installed extensions, bookmarks and other customizations in my Google Chrome browser. How can I re-create the setup on the new system?
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How to view source of Google Chrome extensions?

I'm interested in some Google Chrome extensions, namely Minimalist for Gmail and Minimalist for Google Reader, but I would like to view their source before I install them. Is viewing plugin source ...
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Extensions hidden, how do you unhide the extensions

All of a sudden my Chrome extensions are gathered in a hidden menu in Chrome: When I click on the double arrow I see them all. How can I return them to be visible not in a menu, but on the browser ...
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How do I remove funmoods from Chrome?

I was installing vlc video player. But accidentally, I ended up installing the funmoods toolbar app too. How do you get rid of it?
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How to start Chrome with only some extensions selectively enabled?

I'm trying to figure out a way to create a shortcut or batch file, to launch Google Chrome with just the extension "Ad-block" enabled but all other extensions disabled. I have a shortcut for Chrome ...
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Error installing apps and extensions from Chrome Web Store

Trying to install an App or Extension in Chrome Web Store fails. Console Message is this. I don't "cancel the install". It says: "checking.." (grey) and then there is the blue install button again. ...
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Is there a Google bar for Chrome?

In Firefox there is an official Google bar (Google Toolbar). Is there one for Chrome? EDIT I want the Google bar with the buttons for Gmail, Anlytics etc ... I don't mean the search part of search ...
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Export an app from Google Chrome?

Long ago, I downloaded an extention from the Google Chrome Store. Currently, that extension is not available in the Google Chrome Store, but present and working fine in my computer. Anyhow, if I sync ...
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Google Chrome: increase text size instead of zoom?

Firefox has a "Zoom Text Only" setting, if the width of a webpage is just right, but the text is too small. IIRC, this used to be normal in web browsers... not anymore. Is it possible to do this in ...
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How do I determine the size of a page source in Chrome?

Obviously, I want to get the answer without saving the page. It seems basic, but I can't figure out how to do that. If it requires a plugin, it's ok. It would be nice if the solution would also cover ...
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Annoying Stumbleupon chrome addon

I like using stumbleupon addon. But stumbleupon insists on imposing itself on every tab I open. Is there a way to limit stumbleupon toolbar to only 1 tab? I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7. ...
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Can I disable console logging for all chrome extensions?

I'm a web developer, so I use the js console a lot to debug my web apps, but the extensions I prefer to use on Chrome write a lot of junk to the console. I don't want to have to disable all my ...