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Google Chrome briefly hangs before rendering a new tab

Whenever I want to switch to a tab other than the one that is being rendered, Chrome hangs for about 2 seconds before rendering the new tab. This occurs whenever a new tab has to be showed, such as ...
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How to get new tab/link opened on the right of the current tabs in Chrome web browser?

Currently when new link is opened, the new tab is open right next to the current tab. What I need is that it should appear at the end of the current tabs as below snapshot (position #2 instead of ...
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How to use Tab key to indent within a textfield (instead of jumping to next element)? [duplicate]

An issue that bothers me a while, which I could never found out: Is there any key / shortcut that I can use to add an indent by TAB key within an input text field (HTML). Like the one I am writing ...
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CTRL+click not working on Chrome

As in the title, that shortcut doesn't work, and I can open a new tab only with pushing the scroll. Since the CTRL key works perfectly in the other environments, what's wrong with Chrome? I'm using ...
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Is there a way to shift focus on buttons in OS X?

On Windows, I could use tab to shift focus from button to button, so I could "click" on the desired button without having to use a mouse. It appears that I can't do the same thing on a Mac, or is ...
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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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How to force Chrome to open all links in the current tab?

How can I force Chrome to open all links in the current tab? Does anyone know if there is an extension for that? It's very annoying that every time I click on links they are be opened in new tabs. ...
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Shortcut to open new tab with selected text in Chrome

I need this shortcut when some website display link in plain text, or I wanna google some words in the page. Right-clicking the menu can do this, but I'd like only use the keyboard which is much more ...
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Tabs in Vim: How do you make it so that when you copy+paste code (legally) from a website, the tab alignment is correct?

So the tabbing is correct on the website itself, but when I paste it into the terminal, each line becomes tabbed further out than the previous one, and is horrendous to fix manually. How do you make ...
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Start chrome without reloading the pinned tabs

I have about 5-6 pinned tabs, e.g. gmail, facebook, stackexchange, calendar, etc.., and every time I start Chrome, the browser tries to reload all those pinned tabs. This takes my bandwidth and slow ...
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How to open a set of tabs together quickly?

How to open a set of tabs together quickly? I normally use "Pin Tab" in a session, and if Chrome is closed normally, the previous set of pinned tabs will be opened pinned automatically next time. ...
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In Notepad++, when i close a file and reopen it, 4 space tabs turn into 2 spaces. How can i fix this?

This happens all the time. It screws up my formatting... If i make a tab 2 times (8 spaces) it will turn to one tab (4 spaces) and 1 tab turns to 2 spaces etc. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Shortcut or button to toggle space or tab as subsequent indentation character in Notepad++?

I would like to have either a keyboard shortcut or a toolbar button that toggles if I use tabs (ie tab key for indentation) or make notepad++ use spaces instead. Would be nice extra if a toolbar ...
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Vim tabs: When using Vim, how do you make it so that ALL your files you manipulate from now on will have 4-space tabs with vertical tab marks?

I just copied over (recursively) a directory from a remote machine and would like to work on the files on my own computer. However, whenever I used Vim remotely, every tab automatically did two ...
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IE - New Tab appearing with black background

I don't remember exactly what I customized/personalized in my system. The problem now is that the 'New Tab' in IE 10 is appearing with a black background as shown below: How do I revert back/fix ...
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Notepad++, Run command and open output in new tab

Is there any way to execute a command from notepad++ and have the results piped back into the program in a new tab?
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Converting a .txt file with tab as separators into a excel spreadsheet

I have lines of data in a text file where each entry is separated by tab. I want them in different columns and each line to form a separate row in excel. I tried using Data > Import but it all comes ...
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Firefox 5 opens new tabs in new windows

I use Firefox 5. Whenever I right click a link in Firefox and select "open in new tab", it opens it up in a new window. Normally it just opens a new tab. Middle-mouse button gives the same behavior. ...
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How to stick back Google Chrome window to its parent window?

In Google Chrome browser, we can make a tab to open in a new window by dragging it and releasing. In reverse, is there any way to stick the opened windows back to its parent window as a tab?
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Jumping to certain tab by typing title text with autocomplete menu in Chrome

Is there a way or some addon so that I can jump to certain tab by typing the title text with auto-complete menu in Chrome? It get's a bit messy when there are too many tabs.
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Reformatting vim files

SOLVED, see my answer. However, I figure this question is still a good learning exp for other novices like myself So I am working on this project, but I am working on it both at home and at work. ...
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How to disable zsh tab completion for NFS dirs?

I use zsh and its tab completion. When I accidentally hit tab in a (slow) NFS dir, zsh takes way too long. Even worse, if the NFS is down, and I hit /mnt/[tab], my whole shell locks up. How can I ...
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How to make PuTTY display tabs within a file instead of changing them to spaces?

I have a problem with PuTTY: whenever I SSH into a UNIX computer using PuTTY on my Windows PC and I try to browse files, everything looks fine, but my tab delimited files appear to have spaces instead ...
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How can I make OSX terminal tab names the same as .ssh/config host aliases

Setting up a .ssh/config is a great time saver. The host aliases with user defined names make it easier keep track servers and key files. However, the OSX terminal tab names are displaying what ever ...
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Last Tabs in User Data — How do I open it into tabs on Chrome

My Chrome browser crashed, but did not "restore" last session. It found the last tabs open, but it's all in code, although I can see the URLs. How do I open it in the browser itself, getting the ...
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WinSCP with tabs or alternative

This has been bugging me for a while now. I really miss tabs in WinSCP, because I always have to backtrack back and forward between folders on the same server. Everytime I do a google search if tabs ...
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Google Chrome Undo Closed Tab Command

I would like to set up a button or the combination of button to undo recently closed tab in Google Chrome. I know on mac you can do this, but I want it on PC. Is there any way to make this option ...
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Random tab, auto complete in case of identical file name beginning?

Lets say I have multiple files in a directory which all start with the same string $ ls fileAA234 fileAA247 fileAA255 fileAA264 fileAA269 fileAA277 fileAA285 fileAA294 Often, when browsing such ...
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How can I open new tabs next to my current tab instead of at the end of the tab bar in Firefox 7?

When I middle-click a link in Firefox, I would like the new tab to open adjacent to my current tab, not all the way at the end of the tab bar. How can I make this happen in Firefox 7?
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How can I merge multiple cells back into one?

I need to take content from an Excel spreadsheet (see below for example), that takes up about 20 cells, and paste it into one cell. I've tried pasting it into a word or notepad documents, and then ...
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Is there a --remote option for vim (not gVim) in cygwin?

I am trying to open a file in a new tab in an already running console Vim session. This functionality is available in gVim via the --remote-tab-silent option. If this is not possible, I was wondering ...
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How do I set FireFox 10.0.7 to always open link in new tab?

I am wondering if there is a way in FireFox 10.0.7 to set the it so every time I click on a link it opens it in a new tab. I went to configuration mania and options and could not find it anywhere. I ...
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Open Gmail message images in OS X Safari in new tab, not download?

The problem is that images embedded in emails (such as when sent from an iPhone) are not shown "properly" in Gmail in OS X Safari, i.e. they are shown at probably 100%, which is almost always ...
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Controling number of spaces per tab character in openoffice

I want to print a program file from OpenOffice Writer, so I use a mono font and adjust size and margins to my liking. The indentation in the program file is based on tab characters, so I would like to ...
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How to prevent Opera to switch to Download tab ? How to disable the download tab?

How to prevent Opera to switch to Download tab ? How to disable the download tab ?
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Safari: how to directly jump from 'omnibox' (ie. 'smart search field') to search results (as in Chrome)?

In Chrome, TAB takes you directly from 'omnibox' to search results. This doesn't seem to be the case in Safari (it takes ~12 TABs). Is there any way to remedy this?
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Is there a way to sort Eclipse tabs by activity

Eclipse is really slow to open and close tabs (and do anything really) so I tend to never close the tabs. This means that the 6 tabs that you can see are generally not the files I am actually editing, ...
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Windows XP- Service Pack 3- Textpad 6.1 issue

I have installed Textpad 6 on my machine and whenever I open a document with textpad, a new blank tab opens by default and cursor points to the blank file. I have to manually point to my document and ...
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MacVim - keyboard shortcut to change tab left

What is the command for changing to the tab to the left? "gt" is changing to the right, but I can't find the command for going the other way. Thanks
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Taskbar Preview Pane + Mouseover Info Text: Is it possible?

I've noticed a couple similar questions (ie. How to always show titles on Windows 7 Taskbar thumbail preview?), but wanted to throw this out there to see if anyone knew of a way to achieve my specific ...
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Tab Key Randomly stops working, Why?

At times, the tab randomly stops working. Once I restart the computer it's working again. Has anyone seen something like this before? I'm using a TypeMatrix keyboard. Intel(R) Core 2 Duo CPU ...
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In Chrome change tabs using one key only

Is there a way, using Chrome, to change tabs using just one key? I wish I could use F2 and F3 for past and next tab. Today I can use Ctrl(CMD)+Tab or Ctrl(CMD)+Shift+Tab which is a pain! I walked ...
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Character size and spacing in Word 2013

I am creating a questionnaire in Microsoft Word 2013 which includes lots of questions and a check box at the end. Since not all characters are the same size the check boxes do not line up, how do I ...
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Creating and removing tabs in vim

How can I add and remove tabs in normal mode in vim? Also, how can I add and remove tabs in visual mode (like selecting a code block in a regular editor and hitting tab or shift tab?
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Restricting MSYS (Bash) auto-completion to current directory

I'm using MSYS on Windows 7 and I really enjoy the TAB auto-completion feature of the bash console. However it appears that this feature queries all directories in Windows' $PATH variable, requiring ...
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sort tab delimited text fields involving spaces

I am having difficulty with the Unix sort command when tab delimited fields are introduced. If a file test.txt contains: Hello (2) Hello (1) Hello applying a sort: sort test.txt produces the ...
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A new tab appears and dissapears in Chrome as soon as I start working on the computer

Recently I noticed that when using Chrrome with some tabs open (Facebook on one of them), sometimes when I come back to the computer, I see a new tab with Facebook page on it, but it emmidiately ...
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Customize new tab page in Firefox

I am trying to customize the tab groups in the new version of Firefox. Is it possible to customize the new tab page in Firefox so that each tab group has its own pages or thumbnails? Edit: I use ...
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Tabulating between containers

Using Tab, it is possible to change focus between controls. However, in several cases (most notable for me being windows compiled help files) they only change focus between controls inside a single ...
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Tab Mix Plus option Reload Every (seconds-minutes) is listed but its contents are empty

If this question has been asked and answered before I am sorry for this post (new here first time). In FireFox using the Tab Mix Plus addon, there is an option to reload a tab every few seconds to ...