Tabs are a graphical user interface feature that allows multiple documents to be contained within a single window.

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How to ignore App Tab when navigating with Ctrl+Tab in Firefox 16?

After pinning a tab as app tab in Firefox 16, I do not like it to be "in the way" when navigating through the other tabs using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Tab. Scenario: I open an online radio ...
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How do I access tabbed browsing when using the modern UI Internet Explorer?

When running Internet Explorer from the the modern UI, I can't find out how to access tabs. I can create tabs using Ctrl + T, but I'm not sure how to switch between tabs, see what tabs I have open, ...
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How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to forbid keyboard shortcut stealing by websites in Firefox How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? i notice my most used sites such as ...
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How can I make a tab in Firefox falsely believe that it still has the focus?

In Firefox I would like to pass to another tab while an ad is playing in the current tab, but the pesky thing will pause when its tab loses the focus. I would like to trick the ad to believe that it ...
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How to disable “Warn me then closing multiple tabs” in Firefox?

This option in firefox does not work for many, I read. But at least it did not asks me if I want to close all tabs. Now after the recent update, it asks me every time, even when I disable this option. ...
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Safari: how to re-open MULTIPLE previously closed tabs?

CMD + Z in Safari (6.0.1) will re-open the last closed tab. Is there any way to re-open multiple previously closed tabs (as in, say, Chrome)? A closely related question from 2011: Are there any ...
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How can I find out which tab sound is coming from?

At times when I am using my web browser – normally Google Chrome – I hear sound playing and I am not sure where it's coming from. I always do research our performing multiple tasks thus I have many ...
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How do you stop firefox from opening links to add on information pages after each add on update?

Firefox frequently installs updates to my add ons automatically. That's fine, but every time it does one of these updates, it opens a URL in a new tab. The URL is apparently determined by the add on ...
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specifying startup directory in console2 for tabs

Is there any way to open the new tab in the same directory as the existing tab ? I am running Console2 2.xx version over Windows7 platform. I know that we can specify default directory. But it is ...
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Browser: Randomly Opens Pages in New Windows Without Reason?

This is a very strange thing I've noticed on my computer and past computers over this past year or more. I know when page are meant to open in a new Window and know which settings to use on my browser ...
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Closing right/left tabs in Notepad++

How do you close all the tabs to the right/left of the current tab in Notepad++? Is there a plugin or an autohotkey script that can achieve this?
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Can I edit the snapshots of websites on most visited sites page in Chrome?

I saw the previous chain of discussion, but did not find a way to continue the thread - I have found the "Preference" (I have Windows 7), but in that, I did not find clearly what to modify. I did find ...
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Chrome new tab page changed but I want it back

I'm using Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.89 m (on Windows 7). The problem is that I installed an anti-virus program that accidentally changed the home page (I didn't uncheck the option). Now every ...
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Is there an effective tab manager for Google Chrome? [closed]

I've tried a few extensions but I wasn't very satisfied, I'm basically looking for an extension that allows me to group sets of tabs in such a way that I'm able to quickly switch between the groups ...
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Firefox v15.0 about:newtab inaccessible via the back button

As of this morning I upgraded my Firefox to version 15.0. Or well, it did it for me. That's when my issue began. I've configured Firefox so that when I open up a new tab via Ctrl-T that it loads the ...
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Firefox 13+, how to load new tab thumbnails from current tab?

Sometimes I end up with 20+ tabs, and if I'm on tab number 2 and I finish my business with that tab, to open a new tab with thumbnails I have to hit CMD-T, but that opens the new tab at the far end. ...
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How do I make Chrome open chrome://newtab in an existing window?

I am trying to create a shortcut for XLaunchpad and WinLaunch so that I can get a "new tab" (which contains the shortcuts to apps, etc.) to appear. Not about:blank or a URL. However when I use ...
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Make floating window tab widths wider in Notepad++

How can I make the floating window tabs wider/static width in Notepad++ (version 5.9.6.2)?
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How can I unload a tab manually?

Firefox has a setting "Don't load tabs until selected" (see How do I make Firefox 13 Load All My Tabs on Startup or when Resuming Reload). I like that behaviour. I am searching for a way to ...
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How to suspend and resume browser tab groups?

Modern browsers such as Firefox and Chrome are able to shutdown and restore the same group of tabs they had before the next time you open them, and even sometimes remember additional tab state such as ...
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Gnu screen: kill a frozen tab

How to go about closing a stalled screen tab (the machine is no longer reachable) ?
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Is there a hot key that will allow me to move to an adjacent tab in internet browsers?

I'm currently using IE, but I have Chrome and Firefox as well. I use keyboard shortcuts a lot, especially when switching inbetween windows. I was wondering if it was possible for any of those browsers ...
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Why doesn't closing the last tab close the window anymore?

Recently, an update has changed Chrome's behaviour when I try to close the last tab: Now nothing happens, previously it would close the window. Since Dennis couldn't reproduce this issue on the same ...
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Reorder/rearrange tabs using keyboard shortcut

In Firefox, it's possible to rearrange tabs (reordering, moving to a new window, etc.) by drag-and-drop. But drag-and-drop is slow and unwieldy, and is difficult for some people to use. In ...
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Pinned tabs not lighting up when changed in chrome on Mac OSX

I just switched to Chrome from Firefox and one of the things I really liked about Firefox was pinned tabs. I found that Chrome has this too, but there are some differences that I don't like. In ...
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How to make Vimperator not to handle <C-Tab> and <C-S-Tab>

I had my own behavior for <C-Tab> and <C-S-Tab> achieved by another plugin, but when vimperator is active, this behavior becomes changed to default one. Is there a way to make vimperator ...
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Firefox/Chrome disable search opening in a new tab

When you select some text with Firefox and Chrome for that matter you can right click the highlight text and search some query (highlight the text above and right click) Search Google for "some ...
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Unix tab tab equivalent?

So using (tab)(tab) in the bash is a cool autocomplete feature. However, here's my situation; when I type e.g. ssh(tab)(tab), it will display all the sshs I have but I have no way of greping from ...
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Chrome tabs to separate window after the fact?

Chrome allows a tab to be dragged to a separate window. In practice, however, I only realize I want a separate window after I've opened several tabs on a particular topic, in which case I'd like them ...
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Save all PDFs in all tabs in Google Chrome

Tab managers are a dime a dozen in Chrome. But do any of them let you save the contents of all the tabs you have open? I have forty-odd PDFs of research papers open in my tabs, and I just want to ...
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How to suppress Firefox's “open tabs from last session” on an arbitrary basis

I've searched high and low for the answer to this but no luck. This may appear at first glance to be a simple request but what I actually want seems to be a bit tricky. I am running multiple ...
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Opera 12.0 doesn't show the selected tab at all, seeing always the same seven tabs

Previously, my tabs looked very small and all where visible at once on the tab bar. I have about 50 or more tabs open, but that wasn't a problem until now. when I open a new tab, it does not become ...
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Chrome jumps to an existing tab when I type a URL

When I type a url (say, superuser.com), Chrome jumps to reuse an existing tab already open at that tab. I once found this useful (indeed, I asked a question requesting it!) I'd now like to get rid of ...
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Is there a way to make Chrome's tab stay glowing on activity like in Firefox?

Firefox and Chrome both glow or highlight a pinned tab when the title changes. In Firefox the tab stays glowing until you focus it. In Chrome, the tab just glows for a moment and then goes back to ...
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How can I restore the automatic location bar focus with Firefox 13?

Safari does it, Chrome does it, and Firefox did it up to version 12: put the focus automatically to the location bar (a.k.a. address bar) when opening a new tab. With FF13 this behaviour changed, ...
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Macbook does not recognize Galaxy tab 7.7

I have Macbook OS 10.7.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 I want to transfer files to and from these devices, but when I connect the tab to the laptop using the USB cable that came with it, my laptop doesn't ...
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Porting GNOME keyboard shortcuts to URXVT

I recently switched from gnome terminal to urxvt (and installed tabbed extensions). I am also a heavy emacs user which uses a lot of key combinations similar to urxvt (tab related stuff) like ...
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Is it possible to have rectangular tabs on Chrome?

I'm on OSX 10.7, can I have rectangular tabs on Google Chrome?
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Chrome Tab Heirachy

Is there a way to get some sort of indication which tabs were spawned from a certain window. sort of like this Firefox Addon or like the way the tabs are coloured in the latest IE Thanks
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How do I make the “New Tab” page set as my homepage in Firefox?

Like the post from @Bama Joe 411 (How do I make the “New Tab” page set as my homepage in Opera?) I'd like to know how to set Firefox 13's new tab page (speed dial) as the default homepage to open ...
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Google Chrome reopens tabs when tray icon is used. How to disable?

Since recent update of Google Chrome to version 19.0.1084.52 m it remembers last session when windows is closed and reopens them when I start it again. I have Background apps option enabled and have a ...
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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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Automatic Backup of Open Google Chrome Tabs Upon Crash

Are there any chrome extensions or scripts out there that periodically saves your open tabs, even upon a crash? If not, would it be possible to make an autoIt script to do so?
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Vim: Close and return to last tab, repeat

I find myself in this situation very often: Open gVim with NERDTree from current working directory. Open a file from NERDTree using <S-T> so it grabs a new tab. :tabprevious to return to ...
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rotated vertical tabs for chrome or firefox

Is there any way to get vertical tabs in firefox or chrome? And not just tabs on the side (which looks stupid) but to actually have them rotated -90 degrees on the left ( or 90 degrees on the right)? ...
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Increase the number of document tabs displayed in Geany?

I'm working on a project with about 20 files. Is there a way I can increase the number of document tabs displayed, rather than having to click the arrow to scroll along? (perhaps show two layers of ...
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Stop opening a result on a google search page in new tab Chrome

When I do a search in Google Chrome, the Google.com website comes up with all of my search results. Then, I go to click on a search result. It opens the search result in a new tab, instead of in the ...
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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Set Opera context menu quick search to open new tab

How can I make Opera open a new tab and set focus on it when using the context menu quick search? Currently it loads the quick search in the same tab. I can manually hold Shift or Ctrl to open a new ...
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Strange design in Firefox 12 when only one tab is open

I have Tab Mix Plus installed and have the tab bar removed when only one tab is open. With Firefox 11, everything was looking alright. Now with Firefox 12 (on Windows Vista) I see the ...