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Is there a shortcut key to duplicate a tab in Google Chrome?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to duplicate a tab in Google Chrome? I've read through all the replies in the Google Chrome Forum thread, but there's no hope there. The only hope I get from that page ...
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How can I have multiple browsing sessions in Google Chrome?

I often need multiple browsing sessions for logging into multiple services with different accounts at one time. I don't want to have to use multiple browsers, nor do I want to use a different release ...
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How does Windows' security warning “do you want to run this file..” work?

In Windows XP, after downloading a file, when I try to run it I get Windows XP Security Warning. Do you want to run this file... always ask before opening this file? I moved the file into ...
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What's the best Flash Blocker for the Chrome Browser on a Mac?

Looking at the extensions gallery for Chromium there seems to be a number of flash-blocking extensions available: A couple with very similar names even. I've been using ClicktoFlash in Safari and ...
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Where is Google Chrome Crash Dump Located?

I am going Google Chrome, on Windows XP. Sometimes it crashed, and I want to know where the crash dump is located, just for fun.
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome *completely* from my Mac?

I have 2 iMacs and just installed OS X Lion (clean install) on one of them (let's call it iMac A). Did a time machine backup and restored that backup to my other iMac (B) to avoid installing twice. ...
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How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stop PDFs from displaying inside Google Chrome Chrome is opening the PDF files automatically and don't give option to save the file. How can i change this behavior?
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Where do I set/change my Google Chrome passphrase?

Every time I do a fresh install, Google Chrome asks me for my passphrase. I have searched high and low in Google's help forum and have yet to receive or find any form of response. When I do a fresh ...
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Can I turn off Google Chrome's new prerendering?

According to the Google Chrome Blog for Thursday, January 5, 2012, Chrome had added a beta feature where it sometimes loads a web page in the background before you finish typing the URL. When you do ...
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Displaying Unicode on Chrome vs Firefox

Unicode Rendering: Firefox vs Chrome OS: Windows XP SP3 My question is about the rendering of this post on Firefox vs Chrome. I can see a lot of boxes on Chrome, not so much on Firefox. Firefox: ...
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How do I set Google Chrome to not allow javascript to hijack my right click menu

I despise web sites that hijack my right mouse button via javascript. Other browsers ( like firefox) allow me to block sites from doing this. Does chrome have such an option, or does it leave me at ...
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In Mac Chrome, how can I return focus from the address bar to the page? [duplicate]

I can press Cmd-L to get to the address bar, but I can't find a keystroke to bring me back to the page. It sounds like Esc works on Windows, but it doesn't work on the Mac. Is there an equivalent?
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Are there any advanced options for Google Chrome's history search?

Google Chrome's history search is somewhat … less powerful than I'd like it to be. Examples: These are some annoyances I've found while trying to work with the Chrome search. Searching for ...
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Enabling extensions in Chrome on a Mac?

I already know how to enable extensions in Chrome on Windows (by adding the --enable-extensions command line parameter). My question is how to do this on a Mac? Are Chrome extensions even supported ...
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How to change the length of time a tooltip stays open in Google Chrome?

So as many of you know XKCD uses the tooltip to provide some extra funny information about the last comic. However sometimes the tooltips are long and while reading them it will go away. I then have ...
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Why doesn't Chrome render RSS feeds?

Chrome just shows text on properly formed RSS pages. Browse over to http://www.care2.com/greenliving/food-recipes/feed for example. Firefox and Explorer show the same page in a human friendly ...
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HiDPI Issues in Windows 8.1 (Chrome, Spotify)

I recently bought a very nice Lenovo Yoga 2. The screen is incredible, I can not look at my old monitor any more, reading on it is a dream However, enter the issues of HiDPI and windows scaling and I ...
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How to customize Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts?

I would like to customize keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome. For example, I would like to map the keys combination Ctrl+Shift+W to the command "Close Other Tabs", instead of right-clicking on a ...
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Simulate manipulation of the etc/hosts file in Google Chrome

How can I set up Chrome to reference hostname lookups locally and not from the standard etc/hosts file? When debugging a website, it's sometimes useful to set up entries in ...
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Control Chrome completely with the keyboard

Chrome has generally great keyboard support, but there are a few things that you can't do with the keyboard in Chrome: Open the previous page in a new tab. (Ctrl-click on the back button does this, ...
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Gmail spinning forever in Chrome, but fine in Firefox

For a long time, Gmail does not work correctly in Chrome on my machine. I am able to read/compose email without any problems, but the spinning wheel is shown forever. In Firefox 4, the same Gmail ...
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How can I make the full link target appear immediately?

In Google Chrome 6, when the mouse is over a link, the target of the link appears in a mini-popup at the bottom left of the window. Initially, the target URL is truncated to about 1/3 of the width of ...
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How to restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome

How do you restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome? if I have used another window of many tabs in Chrome for 1 day.
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Can't use scrollbars of dropdowns (HTML select) in Chrome 32

After an update of Google Chrome to version 32 (the current stable version), the scroll bar on dropdowns (HTML elements) cannot be scrolled with dragging. It can only be scrolled by the mouse wheel. ...
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Can I make Firefox's address bar behave like Chrome?

In chrome I can type a single word, such as 'cats', and it will google search it. In firefox, it tries to go to cats.com or something. This functionality annoys the hell out of me, especially as I ...
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Easy way to access cookies in Chrome

To view specific cookies in Chrome, currently I have to: Go to preferences Click Under the Hood tab Click Content Settings... button Click Cookies tab (if it's not already active) Click Show cookies ...
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How to stop 7-Zip from automatically downloading and opening a zip file in Chrome?

I have checked the "Ask where to save each file before downloading" option in Chrome settings yet after installing 7-Zip, every time I click on a link which targets a .zip file: chrome doesn't fire ...
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Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: shortcut for “Search With Google”

Under Keyboard Shortcuts : Application Shortcuts I've already tried with either "Search With Google" or "Google Search..." as the Menu Item (both of these for Application set as Google Chrome, of ...
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How to save a web page as MHT in chrome?

How do you save a web page as .mht in Chrome? I have Chromium 18. It's supposed to be possible but I can't figure out how...
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Is There a way to permanently disable Google updates on any software?

Is there a way to stop updating Google Chrome, Picasa, Google Desktop , Sketchup - essentially, all Google products
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How do I change my Chrome language back to English?

Suddenly, my Chrome language has been changed to Tamil. I didn't make this change manually. I don't know how to change this setting to English.
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Does Google Chrome sync history between computers?

I just installed Google Chrome on my Mac at work, and used it for browsing the entire day. Among other things I went looking for an adblocker, which I found. When I got back home and did the same ...
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Windows Authentication with Google Chrome

Does Google Chrome work with Windows Authentication? We have internal websites that use Windows authentication and I'd like Chrome to not have to prompt me every time I access those sites for ...
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How does Google Chromecast connect to secured wifi?

Google Chromecast can be set up by going to the setup page on a supported device. But in technical terms, what is actually happening on your device that configures the Chromecast dongle? For ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?

In my bookmarks window I have two to three folders like asp.net, jquery and sql server. How do I export the jquery folder only from Google Chrome?
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How to make a blank page in Google chrome at start-up?

Does Google Chrome has anything similar to about:blank page in IE? I did not find any suitable page mentioning this? PS: I tried about:blank but it looked like the chrome is trying to load something ...
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How to remotely log out from Google chrome?

Can I log out from Google Chrome in a remote PC where I signed in. I logged in the library PC on my Google Chrome but forgot to log out. How can I log out from the library PC from home?
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How does Safari's Reader work and when does it show up?

Safari's Reader feature is a cool little app that displays a web page as a newspaper article --- without all the distracting sidebars, comments, and ads. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, ...
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Chrome add-on to download YouTube videos

Any add-on for Chrome browser to download YouTube videos?
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Deleting a specific URL suggestion in Chrome

In Firefox, I can use Shift+Delete to delete a single item from the URL history (the URL suggestions). How can I delete a specific mistyped URL item (only one) from the history in Google Chrome, so ...
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Limit Chrome's bandwidth

For web development purposes, I want to be able to throttle the bandwidth Chrome uses, especially for localhost connections. I know that the add-on "Firefox Throttle" does that in Firefox; is there a ...
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Firefox / Google Chrome plugin to enable multi-session browsing

The traditional way to browse a site with multiple sessions is by using multiple browsers at the same time. Are there any Google Chrome / Firefox plugins that can do the same using a single browser?
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Where is Chrome.exe in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Is it in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe or is it in C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application? Few months ago, a friend of mine said the former. But yesterday, I ...
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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Refresh all tabs in Google Chrome

I am using Google Chrome 11.0.696.77 on Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is it possible to refresh(reload) all the tabs in Google Chrome without going into each individual tab and hitting F5 to refresh the ...
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How do I enter a URL in Chrome's full-screen mode?

It would be really convenient to be able to quickly run a search or check my e-mail without having to escape full-screen mode. Is this possible in Chrome? Is there a key shortcut that would allow me ...
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How can I get google chrome to switch tabs using the mouse wheel?

At home I'm running Fedora 17, and I've grown accustomed to quickly scanning through open tabs by using the mouse wheel while hovering over the tab bar. It's a very natural gesture for me now. At ...
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Is Chrome's popup blocker working at all?

Windows 7, Chrome 11.0.696.71 http://www.quirksmode.org/js/popup.html (popup link is about 1 page down) http://www.buywebsitetrafficnow.com/Popunder-Demo.aspx I've definitely got the popup blocker ...
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How can I refresh the previews in Chrome's New Tab page?

I am using Chrome 6.0.472.0 dev and the New-Tab-feature. Some of my (sticky) previews were created in an "unlucky" moment, eg. superuser.com before I logged in or GMail ... for whatever reason that ...
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Disable closing Google's Chrome browser after closing last tab

I'm used to this way from firefox, and it is incredebly annoying. Is there a way to disable that behaviour in Chrome as well (when one tab is open, and you click C-w, it will close the browser as ...